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17 Warm Drink Recipes to Keep You Cozy, From Hot Chocolate to Hot Toddies

When the temperature drops, warm up with these cozy (and sometimes boozy) drinks.<p>A good pumpkin spice latte is a beautiful thing, but there's a whole world out there of hot drinks that deserve some room in your favorite mug. From cleansing teas to boozy toddies, here are 17 cozy drink recipes that …

Challenge Your Thinking With These Philosophical Books

Do you tend to read books by authors who think like you do? While scientists have found that any kind of reading can provide beneficial stimulation …

News: 20 Unique Android Apps That Offer Incredible Functionality

There are over 1.6 million apps on the Google Play Store, which makes it the largest collection of mobile apps on the planet. However, a large …

Apps

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

Pour Yourself a Mug of Cake: Pumpkin Spice Latte

Each fall, pumpkin-flavored treats take over the cases of my favorite coffee shops and bakeries. Everyone seems to go crazy for this seasonal flavor, …

Tipsy Bartender

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20 Interactive Whiteboard Resources for Teachers

Posted on Jul 19, 2009 | 10 comments<p>Interactive whiteboards are a great way for teachers to engage classrooms in learning. These tools are also cost …

13 Things You Might Not Know About The Catcher in the Rye

Since its publication in 1951, <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i> has spawned catchphrases, book-banning campaigns, unauthorized sequels, and untold millions of …

Cold Brew Coffee Infusion Bottle

Make your own coldbrew, and take it with you!<p>Coffee brews in the bottle overnight<br>• Take it with you in the neoprene carrying sleeve<br>• Dishwasher safe<p>We …

Coffee

15 Things to Know Before You Date a Person Who Enjoys Being Alone

Dating can be incredibly intimidating. There are a plethora of rules that self-declared love experts have set in place. What not to say on the first …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkein's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

Funny Videos

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Read An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments: A Fun Primer on How to Strengthen, Not Weaken, Your Arguments

The science of argumentation can seem complicated, but in day-to-day terms, it quite often comes down to competing emotions. Political disagreements …

Critical Thinking

Teacher Interview Questions that Work

Dr. Todd Whitaker says, “The best thing a principal can do to build parent relations is to ensure every student has a phenomenal teacher.” To do …

The National Center for Transgender Equality just won April Fools' Day

The National Center for Transgender Equality on Wednesday posted an April Fools' Day joke mocking the absurdity of bathroom bills seeking to stop trans people from using the restroom that matches their gender identity.<p>NCTE wrote:<p>The National Center for Transgender Equality is proud to announce that …

LGBTQI

Scissors Based On The Golden Ratio

A pair of custom scissors by Ian Yen of the Tawian-based consultancy Design YxR exploits the mythical “golden ratio” to imitate the beauty of nature. The mathematical equation has been found everywhere from the veins of tree leaves to the curve of seashells, and is said to evoke universal …

Mathematics

4 Tips for Writing in the Math Classroom

In science class, we explore the stories that our micro- and macro-reality, our nature, and our planet want us to know. Students write lab reports …

Keeping literature dirty

I was almost sorry to see the developers of the Clean Reader app — which would have allowed squeamish or morally didactic readers to remove profanity from books — take "immediate action to remove all books from our catalogue" last week, in response to authors outraged about their work being …

27 Books That Sparked Your Literary Awakening

"There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all." —Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

The Transforming Power of Martial Arts For Children

After twenty years of teaching martial arts to students from age three to eighty, I have observed that the benefits to every age has been nothing less than astonishing! Some include control of aggressive behavior and the gain of self-respect, self-control, self-defense, self esteem, focus, …

Martial Arts

8 Great Clean Eating Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking meals at home in a Crock-Pot or slow cooker can save time, money, and tremendous effort. However, many of the slow cooking recipes you'll …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie Stew Recipe

"This is a great meal for busy families! It's hearty and easy. Kids love it, too! Serve over split buttermilk biscuits."<p>Ingredients<p>4 large skinless, …

Cooking

A Flowchart to Help You Choose the Right Coffee Brewing Method

There are a lot of brew methods out there, so how do you know which one's right for you? It all depends on what you're looking for, which is why we …

Coffee

30 Excellent Slow Cooker Recipes For Lazy People

Love a good meal, but too lazy? With this healthy slow cooker recipes you will make healthy snacks in no time, with no big effort. Yummy and healthy.

The Value of Literature in the Classroom: An Internal View

First Person<p>—EfeX/Wikipedia<p>My weekend has been devoted to grading vocabulary tests, creative writing assignments, and essays. There are stacks of …

Education

Response: Literature Can Be a 'Gateway for Understanding Everything'

<b>(This is the first post in a two-part series)</b><p>Joe asked:<p><i>What's the most effective way to approach literature education in the secondary classroom?</i> …

A Beautiful Timeline on The History of Education

March 18, 2015<br>The technology of writing is one of the most momentous inventions in the human history. With writing comes literacy and the raise of …

26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

"I was born with a reading list I will never finish." —Maud Casey

Books