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Celebrations of Literature

Novels are regularly depicted on commemorative stamps as part of Royal Mail’s aim to reflect British contribution to the arts. Appealing to the dual …

Google Glass enters a casino: Watch what happens (or doesn't)

Chris Barrett, the same intrepid Google Glass explorer who recently filmed an arrest with his device, decides to probe the sensitivities of Glass action in a casino. The results are instructive.<p>I was waiting to hear about a large security guard grabbing our hero by the lapels and reading him his …

Chromebooks Gain Ground In The Education Market; But A Majority of Educators Still Prefer iPads

Schools around the world are trading in desktop PCs for tablets, netbooks and increasingly Chromebooks, especially in the United States, new research shows.<p>The unexpected popularity of Chromebooks, which were dismissed when they first came out as stripped-down machines with limited appeal, is a …

Southeast Asia: Where Companies Fill the Series A Gap?

Earlier today, Singapore-based online grocer Redmart closed a Series A round of more than $3 million to take its total investment to $4.6 million. That deal was significant not only because it was such a large amount for a company based in one (small) market, but also for a more interesting reason: …

20+ Simple Tips for Meeting Your Students’ Learning Styles

by Susan Verner 16,636 views<p>How can we meet the learning styles of our students?<p>What difference does it make when we teach to the different learning …

Pedagogy

8 Simple DIY Manipulatives Perfect for Your ESL Classroom

by Susan Verner 24,141 views<p>Whether you teach children or adults, in an immersion setting or a second language setting, manipulatives are a great …

Teaching

Confessions of a new teacher | Karisa Blake | Ajarn.com | Teaching English in Thailand

Allow me to introduce myself. I'm Karisa and I couldn't be more of a cliché: a blonde, American, recent college grad who decided to go teach in a …

Language Learning

Brave New World

This article is about the novel. For other uses, see Brave New World (disambiguation).<p><i>Brave New World</i> is a dystopian novel written in 1931 by English …

Matthew Dunn - What Makes an Infographic Cool?

Guest Post by Dr. Matthew Dunn<p>What Makes an Infographic Cool? Beer.<p>Beer is cool.<p>So is an infographic on beer cool?<p>I think this one is cool:<p>But, …

Phuket Articles | Phuket Gazette

Home News Phuket<p>Kritsada Mueanhawong - February 10, 2018<p>Last night (February 9), Thachatchai police, stationed at Phuket Gateway arrested 20 year old …

Phuket Articles | Phuket Gazette

Home News Phuket<p>Kritsada Mueanhawong - February 14, 2018<p>Krabi police, along with Police Region 8 officers, have arrested six drug dealers from one of …

THE BIG CLEANUP Increasing Police Will Improve Phuket Safety, Says Phuket's Top Cop

PHUKET: Providing more police would be a sensible way for the Government to make Phuket safer and more secure, the Commander of Police on Phuket, …

Muay Thai

Clap-Off Bra Deserves a Standing Ovation - Technabob

Here’s an invention that would go well with the Clapper: a bra that unclasps when you clap. Now that’s a reason to turn the lights down low. You’d …

It's Stuck To My Lips: Coca-Cola In Bottles Made Of Ice

Everybody have a nice holiday weekend? Want to stand around the water cooler and compare firework scars in a little? Cool. Coca-Coca recently sold …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

An excellent tablet at a premium price<p>Eric Franklin July 17, 2013<p>The 8-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 is the latest example of the company's weird pricing decisions. At $300, the Tab 3 is expensive for a small tablet that -- aside from its 1.5GB of RAM -- has fairly modest specs and hardware features.<p>In …

Gear & Gadgets

Friday ‘D Day’ for new Phuket bus service

The service was originally announced by government officials as starting on July 1, but the bus company said that it needed another month for …

Asia Travel

AirAsia's new flights to Siem Reap kick off

The budget airline's entry into this market comes with an impressive promotional one-way fare of THB999 ($32), which will likely kick off a price war …

Siem Reap

Phuket rocked by 5.3 Richter quake

Sant Jantarawong the chief of The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation in Phuket said there was no tsunami alert for the island at the …

Natural Disasters

Public holiday on Monday for Phuket

Asarnha Puja marks the official birth of Buddhism, the day on which the Lord Buddha gave his first sermon to the five ascetics, “on setting into …

Muay Thai

Spicy Buffalo Chicken Burgers Recipe

Charge up your chicken burgers with a serious dose of hot sauce. Cool the fire with the celery-blue cheese mayo.<p><b>Notes:</b> Flavor and juiciness was a priority with these burgers, so I added butter to the mix. To make the breadcrumbs, I pulsed a slice of white bread. I tested these burgers on a grill, …