Rebecca Smith

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Strap A Go-Pro Onto A Polar Bear And Get The Most Amazing Footage Ever

Filmmaker Adam Ravetch of Arctic Bear Productions likes telling visual stories about polar wildlife. By strapping a Go-Pro camera onto one of a group …

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan – review

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan centres around four stories about teenage boys who identify or learn to identify themselves as homosexuals. Levithan creates four different stories with vastly different characters, which all revolve around the broad understanding of the term 'being gay' and the …

Education Select Committee 'hold Michael Gove to account'

What is the job of the Education Select Committee and how does it work?<p>BBC News School Reporters from <b>Sirius Academy</b> in Hull interviewed chairman Graham Stuart, the MP for Beverley and Holderness. He told 16-year-old Tom and Natalie and Alex, both 12, about the work of the Committee, whose job is to …

The real Honey Boo Boo: What reality TV did to the pint-size pageant queen

I was at the recent “Tonight Show” taping where Fallon interviewed Honey Boo Boo, and I couldn’t believe what I saw<p>A few nights ago, “Toddlers & Tiaras” legend and walking meme Honey Boo Boo graced the stage of studio 6B in Rockefeller Center. Nine-year-old reality TV star Alana Thompson wore an …

Hoi Sin Chicken Lettuce Cups

<i>These crisp, fresh parcels are popular appetisers, found on Chinese restaurant menus worldwide. They’re perfect whenever you fancy a lighter</b> …

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33 Blueberry Recipes We’re Completely Obsessed With

From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.<p><b>We're not saying we have a favorite berry</b> or anything, but we'll gladly admit that blueberries are one of the best. Try out these blueberry recipes now (now!), especially when blueberries are in season.

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Lizzo: How Destiny’s Child Inspired Me To Make Music

NME talks to Lizzo about debut album ‘Lizzobangers’ and how skipping school when she was 12 to go to a Destiny’s Child concert changed the course of …

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Forcing children to play sports and do homework may be bad for them

Competitive parents who pressure their children into taking part in sports and doing their homework may be doing more harm than good<p>Competitive parents should stop making children take piano lesson and play sport as turfing them out into the garden for unstructured play as it makes them better at …

I read books. Does that make me a nerd?

This morning, I had one of the most extraordinary and exciting moments of my life. I interviewed Michael Morpurgo. And now, I’m sitting here and typing away in the Guardian offices, where I have been allowed to spend the day. For any young reader or writer, this is the absolute dream. So why have I …

Wilshaw and Gove blame the feckless parents – as long as they're poor

Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspector of schools, wants to fine parents who don't read to their children, don't turn up to parents' evenings or fail to make sure homework gets done. Michael Gove, the education secretary, wants to dock child benefit at source from parents whose kids miss school days …

Poor white pupils 'need best teachers and long days'

White working class children leave school with worse qualifications than equally poor black and Asian pupils according to a group of MPs, who are calling for longer school days, to allow students to do their homework in school.<p>The report by a cross-party committee of MPs has suggested schools must …

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Poor white pupils 'need best teachers and long days'

<b>White working-class children need schools with incentives to attract high-quality teachers and longer days to allow pupils to do their homework, says a cross-party committee of MPs.</b><p>The Education Select Committee has been examining the underachievement of poor white children in England.<p>Their exam …

It’s not that we don’t believe in bad teachers, it’s that we don’t believe in you

Peter Greene said:<p>I think there are faux tin hat physicists who are closer to building a cold fusion generator and a perpetual motion machine than …

How to Cook Scallops, with a Helpful GIF

Beautifully browned scallops are easy to achieve with high heat and a hands-off approach<p>Beautifully browned scallops are easy to achieve if you know where to start. At the fish counter, ask for additive-free “dry” scallops. (“Wet” scallops are soaked in a preservative that also adds water; they …

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Facebook launches new image messaging app Slingshot

<b>Facebook has launched a photo-messaging app one week after accidentally releasing it on Apple's app store.</b><p>Known as Slingshot, the app's features include sharing photos and videos with friends and sending "reaction shots".<p>It uses an unlocking mechanism, whereby photos received from friends must be …

27 Creative Salad Dressing Recipes That Go Beyond Balsamic

From creamy ranch to bracing vinaigrettes, here are the salad dressing recipes we love best.<p><b>Say goodbye to that basic balsamic vinaigrette</b>—your salad dressing is about to get serious. Here are our favorite ways to dress our salads, from an updated goddess to a lighter, brighter Caesar.

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The best internet radio stations

There's a whole lot of good radio out there which isn't made up of soporific playlists and banal chatter but it isn't always easy to find. With this in mind, we've compiled a list of the best internet radio stations, which are guaranteed to introduce you to something fresh, whatever your …

Glastonbury 2014: With 8 Days To Go, Here’s What It Looks Like…

The gates to the greatest music festival in the world open in just 8 days’ time. Almost a thousand acres of farm land will be transformed into an …

YouTube expected to remove indie labels’ videos ‘within days’

Artists including Arctic Monkeys and Adele could be affected by move<p>YouTube will reportedly begin removing videos by artists signed to independent …

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Is Charli XCX the new Adele?

Could the British singer topping the US charts really be the next big thing, asks Neil McCormick<p><b>Who is Charli XCX?</b><p>Charli XCX may only be 21 years old but she has been touted as one to watch since she was spotted as a 14-year-old electro Goth-styled junior raver. And here she is, at long last, …