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First Canadian case of Zombie fly parasite confirmed in Nanaimo honey bees

A beekeeper in Nanaimo, B.C., is the first to document what could be a devastating parasite in Canadian honey bees.<p>Sarah Wallbank says she noticed bees from her hive were flying erratically at night, persistently circling lights and then dying.<p>An online check led her to ZomBee Watch and its …

Technology, PBL, and Place-Based Education

Teton Valley Community School (TVCS), a pre-K through sixth grade school in Victor, Idaho, has embraced project- and place-based education since its …

How the MacBook's Force Touch trackpad works

Apple announced a new MacBook model that features a much larger Force Touch trackpad. Here's how it works.<p>Apple's new Macbooks include a wider, more spacious trackpad, giving you more room than ever to use Force Touch.<p>Force Touch, originally introduced on Apple's 2015 MacBook and 13-inch Retina …


Inside The Hip Redesign Of Holiday Inn Express

Ideo helps the budget hotel chain rethink everything from beds to mood lighting.<p>A modern chair. A sleek cafe table for you to set your laptop on instead of a bulky desk. A bed with a plush headboard for you to sit against. Remind you of the new Virgin Hotel? The features are all part of the new …

Product Design

NMC Horizon Report :: 2015 Higher Education Edition

Higher Education

FingerKey app lets you unlock your Mac using iPhone’s TouchID fingerprint sensor

A new app called FingerKey allows Mac users to unlock their computer using Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the iPhone 5s, 6, or 6 Plus.<p>That means you’ll be able to login to your Mac using your iPhone’s fingerprint sensor rather than typing in a password each time. The app takes advantage of …

BATMAN vs DARTH VADER - Super Power Beat Down (Episode 14)

Top 10 Ways to Defeat Distractions and Get Your Work Done

No matter how zen you are, it can be hard to focus on the work in front of you—especially when it's something you don't want to do. Unfortunately, …

Cellphones Through History: Motorola DynaTAC, iPhone & More (PHOTOS)

It’s the 40th anniversary of the device 6 billion people can’t live without. See its evolution since 1973.<p>Getty (4); AP (1)