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Things teachers learn in their first year

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>Here is a lovely video from BuzzFeed Video featuring teachers talking about the things they learned during their first year on the job.<p>Excerpts:<p>You think right off the bat you’re gonna be this amazing teacher and you kinda have to come and realize that you’re not.—You …

Close the Innovation Deficit

Why teachers’ salaries should be doubled — now

(McKinsey, “Closing the Talent Gap” September 2010)<p>Nínive Calegari is a former classroom teacher who founded and serves as the president of The Teacher Salary Project, an organization aimed at improving the salaries of America’s teachers. She is also the co-producer of <i>American Teacher,</i> an …

Scottish Borders Council approves 'asymmetric' school week

<b>Scottish Borders Council has approved plans to move its schools to a four-and-a-half-day week.</b><p>A report said the case for the move was strong in both "educational and financial terms".<p>The local authority held a series of consultation meetings across the region to discuss the proposals.<p>Councillors …

Scotland

Women May Fake Orgasms to Have an Actual Orgasm, Study Says

The mystery of the faked orgasm is no trivial issue: research suggests that up to 80 percent of women faking the big O. And everyone seems to have an …

This Hilarious Video Shows That the Average Guy Knows Next to Nothing About Vaginas

We don't know whether to laugh or cry...<p>We already know that men know next to nothing about birth control, so we shouldn't be surprised that dudes are totally in the dark when it comes to your anatomy down there, too. Still, we couldn't help but face palm when we watched this Buzzfeed video in …

New insight into how children learn maths

<b>Teaching maths using abstract gestures is a good way to help children learn, research suggests.</b><p>Eight-year-olds gained a deeper understanding of mathematical principles by using their hands as well as their brains, say US psychologists.<p>Children were taught to solve formulae such as: "4 + 2 + 6 = _ + …

University of Chicago

31 Ways to Have More Fun With Your Boobs Every Day

Your breasts called, and they gave us this itinerary<p>Let’s take a second to appreciate the wonder that is your chest. Seriously. Big or small or in between, your boobs are sexy, functional, and make you look pretty damn great in a bikini. So instead of just coexisting with your girls, why not get to …

Apparently Sex Selfies Are a Thing

Does this mean we're officially over sex tapes?<p>We're straight-up fascinated by the newest selfie trend: sex selfies (as in, photographing yourself having sex). Forty-nine percent of U.S. women recently surveyed by AshleyMadison.com (yes, the dating site for married people looking for affairs) said …

How to Have the Best Orgasm EVER

You definitely want to try this one at home<p>Remember "edging" from <i>Orange is the New Black</i> (the technique of bringing yourself to the brink of orgasm, and then stopping)? It turns out it's totally legit. Both men and women achieve the most satisfying orgasm when desire is built up slowly—and then …

Oculus is the first billion-dollar company to emerge from Kickstarter

Not even two years have passed since Oculus VR began a Kickstarter campaign to raise $250,000 for a better prototype of its virtual reality goggles known as Oculus Rift. It ended up raising $2.4 million.<p>Today the company sold to Facebook for about $2 billion.<p>By any measure, it looks like the most …

Virtual Reality

'Dead' Mississippi man who kicked out of body bag has died

JACKSON, Mississippi (Reuters) - A Mississippi man pronounced dead last month and put in a body bag only to come alive just before embalming, has now died, a coroner said on Thursday.<p>Walter Williams, 78, died at about 1 a.m. local time in Lexington, two weeks after shocking people when he started …

Police Reportedly Close Motorway To Search For Man's Missing Penis

Police in the United Kingdom reportedly shut down part of a busy motorway in Middlesbrough, England, Thursday to search for a man's missing penis.<p>According to U.K. news outlet Metro, the road was closed off after an unnamed 40-year-old man was found at the side of the road in a "distressed" state. …