Kimberly Hollinger

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The 8 big issues in Sunday's Democratic debate

The last time Democrats met on a debate stage, it was a Saturday before Christmas, and Hillary Clinton was sitting comfortably atop the field.<p>Now, as Democrats get ready to debate for a fourth time, in South Carolina on Sunday - in the middle of a three-day holiday weekend - there are signs …

Government

52 Concepts To Add To Your Cognitive Toolkit

Signalling/ countersignalling – the idea that an action conveys information to someone about the actor. Buying an expensive wedding ring conveys that …

good teamwork and bad teamwork

The Attention Deficit Disorder or ADD Experience

What You Believe Affects What You Achieve

Bill Gates reviews the book “Mindset” by author Carol Dweck.

Bill Gates

‘Not a Math Person’: How to Remove Obstacles to Learning Math

Stanford math education professor Jo Boaler spends a lot of time worrying about how math education in the United States traumatizes kids. Recently, a …

Pedagogy

How brain architecture relates to consciousness and abstract thought

Human brain connectome (credit: NIH Human Connectome Project)Ever wonder how your brain creates your thoughts, based on everything that’s happening …

Neuroscience

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

The Best Places To Go In 2016: Tips From The World's Hottest Luxury Travel Company

Since its founding in 2005, bespoke travel company Black Tomato has distinguished itself amongst a sea of competitors thanks to its knack for devising adventures that push the limits of travel for a discerning and sophisticated clientele. In 2015 alone, it sent clients—who range from young, …

Sri Lanka

Backpackers' experiences: readers’ travel tips

Many of travel’s magic moments come on backpacking trips, when random situations provide a route to adventure. From China and Chile to Sudan and Slovakia, readers share favourite discoveries<p>The sleeper train journey from Beijing to Siping in Jilin province takes about 11 hours. I was sort of swept …

ENO improves hammock comfort with integrated LEDs and mattresses

Hammock camping is far from a new phenomenon, but it's one that's gained some attention from the industry in recent years. Established brands and …

Camping

FOUND: The World’s Largest Canyon, Hidden Under Antarctic Ice

Antarctica (Photo: NASA)<p>There are few places left on Earth that have not been thoroughly mapped and explored, and one of them is a spot in Antarctica …

How to get more from U.S. national parks in every season

Winter, spring, summer or fall<p>How to make the most of U.S. national parks in every season<p>Winter, spring, summer or fall<p>How to make the most of U.S. …

Mountain lion kittens born in Santa Monica Mountains, father still unknown

Two new mountain lion kittens born recently in the Santa Monica Mountains are attracting celebritylike attention -- and speculation about who fathered them.<p>The female and male kittens, now known as P-46 and P-47, were discovered in December in a well-hidden den in a remote area of the western end …