Len A.

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11 Innovations That Changed History

Whether it’s early man’s first use of fire or the birth of the space shuttle, innovations have always been the major catalysts behind humankind’s …

Who Are U.S. Catholics? Numbers Show a Surprising Shift

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What You Need to Know to Be Culturally Literate in 2016 | WIRED

There are lots of things they don’t teach you in school. How to mesh music with technology, the way Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre have managed to do. How …

San Francisco

40 Presentation Software & Powerpoint Alternatives For 2017

SlideRocket Marketing Software<p><i>Summary – Clearslide purchased Sliderocket several years ago. If volume sales is important to you, Clearslide could be</i> …

Team Building Activities That Support Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM

Working as a productive and sensitive member of a team is looked upon by STEM-based companies as being a requirement to being an effective and …

Open Source Full-Sized BB-8 Robot

<b>When the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer was released, the internet was buzzing about this new round droid.</b><p>With a renewed interest in practical effects, our curiosity was piqued. “Are they going to actually make one?” This question was answered at the <i>Star Wars</i> Celebration. Our curiosity became …

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

<b>The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know</b><p>by <b>Judy Willis</b> M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com<p>As education continues to evolve, adding in …

A couple hundred ‘makers’ gather for conference in downtown Fort Worth

Wyatt Long, owner of Catia Services in Fort Worth, was curious. So he and a few of his employees attended downtown Fort Worth’s first “maker” …

Fort Worth

Here's what to expect from CES 2015

With 2014 now firmly in the rearview mirror, the tech industry is gearing up to start 2015 off with a bang as it gathers for the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This grand-scale exhibition of the near future attracts thousands of companies and hundreds of thousands of attendees every …

The Most Important Design Lessons Of 2014

May they inspire you to greatness in 2015.<p>More companies than ever identify as design-led organizations. Yet the nuts and bolts of how to “do design” remain mysterious to many. Meanwhile, design as a profession has sprinted past the days when industrial designers crafted beautiful, shiny objects, …

The Best (of the Best) Red Carpet Looks of 2014

From Lupita Nyong’o’s red Ralph Lauren gown to Gigi and Bella Hadid’s coordinating Calvin Klein ensembles, here are the best looks of the year.

Ten Ways The World Changed In 2014

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>David Hirsch is a founder of Metamorphic Ventures. The firm is an investor in TalkSpace, Boxbee, Snowball, Voyat and Thrive Market.</i><p>1) <b>We Went From People Searching For Things To Things Finding People</b><p>Companies are leveraging data in order to serve people with relevant content, commerce, …

How to Make Kin Khao's Epic Blistered Green Beans

The Chez Pim blogger has opened a restaurant aimed at changing how people think about Thai cuisine.<p><i>The Chez Pim blogger has opened a restaurant aimed</i> …

Happy New Year! From Sydney to NYC

Urban farming takes root

Around the corner from the abandoned, gutted building, behind the corrugated metal walls of the tennis club, within earshot of traffic rumbling down …

Group 2

Yeh B. Evidence-based emergency medicine/rational clinical examination abstract. Does this adult patient have appendicitis?. <i>Ann Emerg Med</i>. 2008 Sep. …

Future of Film: Special Report

Chicken Little scenarios about the movie business are abundant as radical changes in technology force studios to beef up franchises, exhibitors to …

Hanging a welcome sign for art

In the 1970s, the Italian architect Renzo Piano was a young upstart with immense talent and brazen daring. It was then, still fairly early in his …

20 Quotes From Children’s Books Every Adult Should Know

Like us on Facebook<p>It’s interesting how some of life’s greatest lessons can be found in children’s literature. And chances are that we did not …

36 Years Of Console Prices, Adjusted For Inflation

If you thought the PS4 and Xbox One's launch prices were expensive, well, they kinda were! But not as expensive as the NES. Or Neo Geo. Or Saturn, Or …

Top 10 Ways the Internet of Things Will Impact Our Cities

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The #Psychology Behind Messy Rooms: Why The Most Creative People Flourish In Clutter #creativity #gtchat #homeschool "Creative thinking, in its purest form, is thinking outside the lines of “conventional” reasoning. When considering this, it should be no huge shock that messy rooms containing possessions misplaced from their “conventional” locations would promote creativity." http://elitedaily.com/money/entrepreneurship/psychology-behind-messy-rooms-messy-room-may-necessarily-bad-thing/708046/

Sold! Apple-1 Computer Built by Steve Wozniak Auctioned for $905,000

One of the few remaining examples of Apple Inc.'s first pre-assembled computer, Apple-1, has sold for a record $905,000 at an auction in New York. The Apple-1 was described as “in superb overall condition,” with no apparent modifications to the motherboard. Included were a vintage keyboard with …

Get Real

Don’t hate them because they’re beautiful.<br>Let’s face it—these days, keeping up appearances is a full-time job—not just for the professional models on these pages, but for all of us. And while Daria Werbowy, Kate Moss, Lara Stone, Raquel Zimmermann, and their ilk all come by their gorgeousness the …

Top 13 World’s Strangest Buildings

Are you growing bored of your city’s regular grey, linear buildings?<p>Then you should definitely check out these astounding architectural …

MissionBit’s Volunteer Hackers Close The Computer Science Education Gap In SF’s Schools

A couple days a week, 25-year-old Brian Clark (pictured above to the left) takes the Muni’s T line in from Bayview, where he lives in a house full of other founders through the NewMe Accelerator program.<p>Yes, he’s a pretty recent computer science graduate from University of Michigan.<p>Yes, he’s new to …