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Silicon Valley billionaires are appalled by normal schools — so they've created this new one

Kids take attendance on an iPad, complete a "playlist" of activities, and learn 3D modeling software to design a playhouse for the class pet.<p>Founder and CEO Max Ventilla previously helmed the personalization team at Google, where he helped build Google+ and other products that make the internet …

Multimasking is the newest beauty trend that takes a contouring approach to healthy skin

There’s not a lot we <i>wouldn’t</i> do in the pursuit of healthy-looking skin. When it comes to makeup, recent beauty trends like strobing and clown …

Foods that double as medicine

<b>(CNN) —</b> A typical visit to the doctor might leave you with a bottle of pills and instructions to take them twice daily.<p>But a small, growing number of physicians are "prescribing" foods not only for weight management, but also to prevent and treat chronic diseases.<p>CNN spoke with medical nutrition …

Holistic Medicine

How to Store Tomatoes: Your Tomatoes Are Rotting Because You???re Storing Them Wrong

We've all seen our carefully selected, beautifully ripe farmer's market tomatoes turn into gross squishy blobs after a few too many days of, "I'm <b>definitely</b> eating those tomorrow." But it turns out there's a really easy way to keep tomatoes from rotting—or at least slow down the process.<p>Flip 'em …

'Fat Guy' Biking Across America to Lose Weight and Save Marriage

Self-proclaimed “fat guy” Eric Hites was 560 lbs and unhappy with his weight. His marriage was falling apart. And he wanted to get a new job.<p>So he …

What makes a disability hate crime?

<b>People stare at Adam Pearson wherever he goes. But when looks and whispers turn more violent, he is left feeling scared. He looks into the issue of disability hate crime in the UK.</b><p>Living with a facial disfigurement, in a busy city like London, means I am rarely invisible. Even something as simple …

Autism

No more soggy veg: how to keep your food fresher for longer

With the amount of wasted food in the UK reaching shocking new highs, Sue Quinn tells us how to keep our food fresh and waste less<p>The figures are hard to swallow. Every year, we throw out 15 million tonnes of food in the UK – and half of it comes from our homes. But why do we bin so much? One major …

Food Preservation

13 DIY Household Products That Could Save You Some Serious Coin

An American family spends an average of $504 per year on cleaning supplies. That’s a lot of money, especially toward products that are made mostly of water! In the spirit of saving, we’ve partnered with Sparkle® paper towels to bring you a way to seriously scrub down your cleaning budget: homemade …

Laundry Rooms

Problem-based Learning Explained for Teachers + 6 Great Books to Read

July 12, 2015<br>Problem based learning ( PBL) is a teaching strategy that involves the minimum amount of direct and formal instruction characteristic of …

15 Ways to Rethink Kitchen Islands

The 25 least-visited countries in the world

<i>Two years have passed, and it is time for an update of what I consider the ultimate traveler's bucket list.</i><p>Why countries are less visited varies, but location, travel related logistics, costs, visa availability, governments or lack thereof and degree of war usually matters.<p>Figures on international …

11 Decorating Ideas to Steal from the Scandinavians

Doesn’t it seem like Scandinavians get home decor exactly right ALL the time? Maybe it’s because they have had to turn their homes into the ultimate sanctuary to escape those long Nordic winters, or because they are the birthplace of our beloved IKEA. With white playing a winning role, this decor …

America's top colleges assigned these books to freshmen

The book choices this year range from personal essays to classic fiction, hitting topics that include race, climate change, and sexuality.<p>While students will get to enjoy the books over the summer, at most colleges they're expected to come to campus ready to debate and analyze the book alongside …

This is What Happens When You Put Cut Up Onions in Your Socks While You Sleep

<b>W</b>hether or not you like the pungent veggie, we all know that onions are viewed mostly as food.<p>Did you know you could also use an onion to clean your …

10 Crazy Expensive Hotels With Rates That Will Blow Your Mind

Last week, we gave you the low down on just how low hotel rates can go. And we pleasantly discovered they can get <i>quite</i> low; all 10 properties that made our "cheapest hotels" list cost $22/night or less! Of course, these extremely affordable prices often meant shared bathrooms, stark decor, and tiny …

Don't throw dryer sheets away — here are 45 different ways to use them

I've been using dryer sheets in my laundry for years. And unsurprisingly, I'd throw them away once I was done.<p>But it turns out I might have been losing out on hundreds of dollars in savings by not re-purposing those same used dryer sheets into Swifter pads, dusters, bathroom cleaners, and more.<p>From …

3 Exercise Machines You'll Want to Buy When You Win the Lottery

<b>2. The Peloton Bike</b><br>Can't make it to indoor-cycling class? Bring class to you. This bike comes with an attached 21.5" high-def touchscreen that lets you stream live classes shot in the brand's New York City studio. Or if you your favorite instructor isn't teaching at the moment, you can choose from …

New Poll Reveals That 80 Percent of Women Suffer From Food Guilt

Before I got into the world of health and nutrition, I was pretty unhealthy. I grew up on the standard American diet, eating nothing but processed foods. I was addicted to sugar by age 12 and quickly became an emotional eater. I tried various diets before I even reached college. I lost weight, …

9 Gorgeous Additions Your Spring Garden Still Needs

Now that your gardening work is paying off and all that patio furniture is cleaned up and back in place, your outdoor areas are just about done. What are you still missing? Well, here are nine gorgeous garden details and plants that you might want to think about adding to yours this season. Think …

How to dress like a local in 25 cities around the world

No one wants to stick out as a tourist when they travel because of what they wear. But fashion trends vary from city to city, making it tough to know what to wear in different destinations.<p>To avoid those awkward fashion mishaps, we've broken down what locals wear in 25 cities around the world. From …

46 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In YA Literature

“That’s the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.” —John Green<p>1. "You could rattle the stars. You could do anything, if you only dared. And deep down, you know it too, and that's what scares you the most."<p>—Sarah J. Maas, <i>Throne of Glass</i><p>Submitted by Samantha Mocadlo, Facebook<p>2. "Because sometimes …

Books

A Healthy Diet Includes Guilt-Free Indulgences

Go ahead and indulge. You heard me right...eat the donut. Or, the side of fries. Or, the slice of pizza.<p>Why?<p>Because it's part of a healthy diet.<p>There's no gimmick here. No reverse psychology. No tricks or "gotcha's." Lighten up. Enjoy yourself. Live a little. Stop thinking that a healthy diet means …

Avoid Common Gardening Mistakes - Organic Gardening

Just as there’s no such thing as a perfect garden, there’s no perfect <i>gardener</i> either. We all make mistakes, but, in doing so, we learn which ones …

Gardening

10 Tiny Herb Garden Ideas That Will Fit in Any Apartment

Whether you’re a culinary mastermind or you’ve got a dozen food delivery services on speed dial, you have to admit that the idea of keeping your own herb garden sounds kind of great. While some of us live in spaces large enough to accommodate hanging gardens and backyard edibles, those of us in …

7 Superfoods Every Woman Needs

You want to lose weight and improve your health so you’ve made a point to add nutritious foods like fruits, veggies and whole grains to your diet. …

Nutrition