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This research is critical to understanding how inquiry-based teachers will need to engage students. In the coming system, attitude trumps rote …

How to learn better at any age

PEOPLE COMMONLY BELIEVE that if you expose yourself to something enough times — say, a textbook passage or a set of terms from biology class — you …

25 Ways to Prepare Students for a Changing Job Landscape - InformED

In a world where knowledge is readily available on every Internet-connected device, what you know matters far less than what you can do with what you …

Attention History Buffs: The Bronze Age Needs You

A new site for conducting research into human history has a small name but big ambitions.<p>MicroPasts, a joint project by the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology, has several goals. First, project organizers have posted photographs of hundreds of Bronze Age (2500 BC–800 BC) metal …

Sleep cycles: Why do some people stay up late and others get up early?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><b>Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, Ph.D. in zoology from Monash University:</b><p>Advertisement<p>Your sleep cycle is …

Survey Reveals What Today's America Thinks The Future Looks Like

We still want flying cars, but we'll settle for driverless ones.<p>In the next 50 years, Americans think they probably won't ride in driverless cars, that robots flying outside will have made everything worse, and that humans will be nowhere close to colonizing the solar system. Those are some of the …

Leap Motion

Leap Motion’s technology is literally reminiscent of the computer interface portrayed in the 2002 science fiction movie Minority Report. The company’s $80 sensor and software package allows users to control computers with their hand motions, tracking the movements of all ten fingers down to one …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the contest includes 18 individual categories, ranging from birds and mammals to "Creative Visions" …

The Truth Behind The Most Epic Twerk Fail Ever

Jimmy Kimmel and a stuntwoman pranked everyone.

The Aviary

by Sam Bovarnick<p>In Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, on an unusually cloudy summer evening, CH visited Ken Mitchell’s creativity shop The Aviary. Stepping into The Aviary is a joyfully discombobulating experience. The shop is maybe 10x10 ft and is explosive with color. The Aviary’s stimulating …

"Fair and Balanced"

“Fair and Balanced”: Fox News and Fox Business Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / August 19, 2013<p>One downside to a world dominated by social media is …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

An Interview With The Oatmeal

Matthew Inman, creator of the insanely popular online comic, talks running, poop jokes, and tackling deer.<p>Are you familiar with the internet? If so, you're probably familiar with The Oatmeal.<p>The Oatmeal is a ridiculously popular online comic that tackles topics from grammar to the mantis shrimp to …

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The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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128. BILL WATTERSON: A cartoonist’s advice

Bill Watterson is the artist and creator of (in my humble opinion) the greatest comic strip of all time, <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i>. I was a bit too young to …

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20 of the Best Apps Released in August 2013

As August draws to a close, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>From Android through iOS and onto the Web, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>New on Android<p><b>Tunester</b><p>Tunester is a minimalist, gesture-based …

How Do You Say ...? For Some Words, There's No Easy Translation

Just as good writing demands brevity, so, too, does spoken language. Sentences and phrases get whittled down over time. One result: single words that are packed with meaning, words that are so succinct and detailed in what they connote in one language that they may have no corresponding word in …

The Social Behavior Of Bacteria, Trippily Explored In Art

The advanced collective and social intelligence of bacteria colonies makes for some very psychedelic design.<p>The invisible colony of bacteria that spreads its invisible biomass across a petri dish is as gestalt as any alien hive-mind. Like such a mind, it grows with design, and it is from this …

Microbiology

Instagram now offers a little thing that matters: the ability to straighten photos

As a long time Instagram member (s fb), one of the lessons I have learned is that people like photos that are straight and aren’t at some awkward …

Robert Downey Jr. stars in quite possibly the year's most surreal ad

In this ad for Android company HTC, Robert Downey Jr. comes up with some bizarre suggestions for what HTC could stand for — and they become real. …

Verizon leak shows VZ Edge upgrade program: trade your phone in once you've paid off half of it

T-Mobile's been grabbing a lot of headlines lately with its consumer-friendly handset deals and upgrade programs, but it appears that Big Red has similar ideas. The folks at <i>Droid Life</i> have acquired a Verizon document detailing a new VZ Edge program that'll allow folks to trade in their phones once …

Vibrating pen checks your spelling as you write

Spell-check can be pretty frustrating, but it's become an invaluable feature in word-processing programs. For jotting down notes with a pen, though, …

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Artist pranks LA Best Buy stores with 'useless' gadget

Consumers visiting five select Los Angeles-area Best Buy stores last Friday encountered a "useless" gadget unlike any other.<p>Intending to inspire people to think twice about having the latest and greatest piece of tech, street artist Plastic Jesus secretly placed empty black plastic boxes, complete …

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14 Things High Schoolers Should Know Before They Go To College

They're unprepared for the college-level coursework, financial responsibilities and freedom that they've been granted all of a sudden.<p>In a recent reddit thread, redditor Sic_vita_est asked the question "What should a high school senior know before going to college?"<p>We pulled out the best replies, …

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College dorm sheets that will last until graduation - Consumer Reports

College students will be off to campus in the coming weeks and are shopping in earnest to furnish the rooms where they'll be spending the next nine …

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Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …