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4 challenges of teaching design thinking - and how to overcome them

Outreach in Singapore<p>4 challenges of teaching design thinking - and how to overcome them<p>Design Thinking is increasingly taught in schools these days …

Design

Rose Latte | Goop

Shiva Rose’s rose latte recipe easily whips up into a frothy, rose-tinged treat that has to be the most beautiful comfort food on earth.<p>1 cup of milk …

Coffee Drinks

Is There Evidence for Easter? A Scientist's List.

Science is full of trust-like faith. We believe grand, counterintuitive things because we trust the accounts of trustworthy sources.<p>Mass is energy. …

Theology

You Can Forget to Be Irritated

The more I remember God’s lavish, unwavering, inexhaustible love for us in Jesus, the more I forget to be irritated with others.<p>Unfortunately, I …

Transparency

The Revolutionary Truth of Holy Week

When we wonder why God allows our temporary thorns in the flesh, we can remind ourselves that He also allowed His own, much worse, thorn in the …

Theology

How to Highlight Your Talents in a Job Interview Without Showing Off

In a perfect world, job interviewers would be able to gauge your talents with great accuracy, so that you wouldn’t need to engage in any form of boasting or self-promotion. But talents can be notoriously hard to judge, particularly in short-term interactions with other such as job interviews: there …

Employment

American children are drowning in self-esteem

The Economist’s Washington correspondent wonders why his offspring are being taught swimming so well and maths so badly<p>To sit by our local pool in …

How Do I Know If I Really Love Jesus?

How do we know if we really love Jesus? The Bible’s answer might surprise you.<p>We know if we love Jesus by what we consistently (not perfectly) do and …

Who Can Find Her? Rethinking the Proverbs 31 Standard

When we look to God’s word to find guidance about how to be the best wife and mother we can be, we simply cannot escape Proverbs 31. Who wouldn’t …

14 Billy Graham Quotes That Helped Shape American Christianity

Billy Graham was one of the most influential spiritual voices across the globe for decades.He preached to hundreds of millions of people, met with …

Faith

School Shootings Put Teachers in New Role as Human Shields

TAMARAC, Fla. — The shooting was all over, but the emotional reckoning had just begun, and so on Saturday the teachers of Broward County packed their union hall to discuss what it meant to have become the nation’s human shields.<p>“Last night I told my wife I would take a bullet for the kids,” said …

High School

Next Week, My School Will Have An 'Active Shooter' Drill. Here's What I'll Be Thinking.

Next week, we will have an “active shooter”/intruder drill at the school where I teach, and I will hunker down behind flimsy wooden cabinet doors with my students.<p>You see, we open the cabinets and hide behind the doors so that anyone peering into the classrooms will not see us, and maybe think it …

This Mutant Crayfish Clones Itself, and It’s Taking Over Europe

Frank Lyko, a biologist at the German Cancer Research Center, studies the six-inch-long marbled crayfish. Finding specimens is easy: Dr. Lyko can buy the crayfish at pet stores in Germany, or he can head with colleagues to a nearby lake.<p>Wait till dark, switch on head lamps, and wander into the …

Biology

I Dove Into My Whatsapp Archives. Here’s What I Learnt About Growing Up.

In July 2016, there was Peter.<p>Almost everyone has a Peter in their lives. This is that friend from the opposite gender who falls into the grey zone …

Science Is Giving the Pro-Life Movement a Boost

Advocates are tracking new developments in neonatal research and technology—and transforming one of America's most contentious debates.<p>The first time Ashley McGuire had a baby, she and her husband had to wait 20 weeks to learn its sex. By her third, they found out at 10 weeks with a blood test. …

Mental Health

The Ultimate Fujifilm Guide For 2017

<b>If you’re looking for the be-all end-all guide to Fujifilm’s System, look no further</b><p>Well, the time has come for us to start doing our end of the year …

'Chalk and talk' teaching might be the best way after all

Seventy teachers from the UK were sent to Shanghai to study classroom methods to investigate why Chinese students perform so well. Upon their return, …

10 ways your body is telling you you're running low on key vitamins

Shutterstock<p>The INSIDER Summary:<p><b>Your hair, skin, and nails can show what vitamins and minerals your body is lacking.</b>• <b><br>Fatigue, constipation, bruising,</b> …

Breast-Feeding the Microbiome

<i>This is an edited excerpt from “</i><i>I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life</i><i>,” which will be published on August 9th by Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.</i><p>The Foods for Health Institute, at the University of California, Davis, has the appearance of a Tuscan …

Microbiology

The Circle of Happiness

2.45 am… I woke up and looked out of the window. It was a jet-black sky with twinkling stars, spread like diamonds across the universe. There were so …

This Teacher Is Weary

I can’t pinpoint the moment, but there was an instant sometime in the last couple of weeks where I sort of went numb to what is happening around me. I can’t be the only one. We have had hurricanes, mass shootings, the North Korean threat, fights about athletes kneeling during the national anthem, …

Mass Shootings

The Novel Taste of Old Food

IN FOOD, AS IN LIFE, we prize what is young and unsullied by time: tiny wild blueberries that drop off the bush with the slightest tug; a sea urchin pried from a rock and gulped down on the beach; an egg still warm from the nest. We clamor for restaurants where the vegetables on the plate arrive in …

Jay Leno

Every Every Every Generation Has Been the Me Me Me Generation

Millennials are the "ME ME ME GENERATION," writes Joel Stein for Time magazine's new cover story out today — which makes him only the latest culture writer in the last century or so to declare the youth self-obsessed little monsters.<p>This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>To Stein's …

What everyone gets wrong about 'millennial snowflakes'

Maybe many of the assumptions we make about Gen Y aren’t unique to this generation. Maybe they’re specific to young people in general, writes Amanda Ruggeri.<p><i>Editor’s Note (December 21, 2017): Through to the end of the year, BBC Capital is bringing back some of your favourite stories from 2017.</i><p>I …

Demographics

What Happened When I Ate The Best Brain Foods For A Week

This is what cutting out sugar and dairy and eating lots of fish and blueberries did to my productivity.<p>We know that there is a strong connection between your physical health and work performance. I thought I was doing pretty well. I consider myself a pretty healthy person: I try to run one half …

Diets

Preset Compare

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Vegans and vegetarians think they don't kill animals but they do

If you are a vegetarian, you are not responsible for the death of animals, right?<p>Think again. Eating a plant-based diet doesn’t prevent the death of …

Imitate Me: Laying Aside the Weight of False Humility

Are you humble enough to point to your own life as an example to others of godly living?I think most of us consider self-effacement and …

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Parenting