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Ten Books on Slavery You Need to Read

You can’t talk about race until you fully understand America’s past.<p>Without understanding the past, it is difficult to grapple with the present. This became quite clear in the wake of the tragic attack in Charleston, when public dialogue swirled with myths, wishful thinking and deeply ideological …

Get Better Sleep: 5 Powerful New Tips From Research

Ever have trouble getting to sleep? Or staying asleep? Or you get plenty of shut-eye but you’re not refreshed? Everyone wants to get better sleep. …

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

Athletic Apparel

Let’s make the South stop lying: The right’s war on our history — and truth — must be defeated now

Conservatives have fought a near-treasonous propaganda war in the media and schools for decades. We must fight back<p>Last Friday, in a muted, five-minute ceremony, an honor guard of gray-clad troopers removed the Confederate flag from South Carolina’s state Capitol lawn. The flag’s long-running …

Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit, Part 2

<b>Crash Course</b><p>Vlogbrothers Hank and John Green<br>• Entertaining episodes teach Science, Social Studies, Literature and more.<br>• YouTube Channel has Playlist of …

Education Technology

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

The top rated business books to find your shortcut to success. How many of these 10 books have you read?

5 Tech Trends That Will Hit Every Retail Store By 2020

Showrooming—the practice of shoppers using retail stores to discover products they’d like to buy, then completing their purchases online where they can find better deals—is often cited as a concern of physical retailers. With an enticing mix of low prices, breadth of selection, and convenience, …

eCommerce

Doctors With Cancer Push California To Allow Aid In Dying

Dan Swangard knows what death looks like.<p>As a physician, he has seen patients die in hospitals, hooked to morphine drips and overcome with anxiety. He has watched death drag on for weeks or months as terrified relatives stand by helplessly.<p>Recently, however, his thoughts about how seriously ill …

San Francisco

Big Data in E-Learning: Looking To the Future

As more and more institutions—educational, business, governments etc.—continue to integrate e-learning processes into both the classroom and …

‘Seeds of Time’ to hit theaters in May

A new documentary film tracks the history and mission of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault – sometimes called the Doomsday Vault – and its founder Cary …

The Most Surprising Way To Increase Employee Wellbeing And Productivity (That Costs Almost Nothing)

The old paradigm of leadership viewing employees as objects to maximize, with long, grueling schedules and few breaks is shifting. Now, effective leadership recognizes that employees, as human capital, are the company’s most valuable asset and deserve the treatment associated with that title. There …

QuoTED 2015

In our last five years of attending the conference, TED 2015 might have been the best yet. Now firmly settled in its new Vancouver, BC home, this year’s production was deep, meaningful and overall more simple than in years past. Performances were moving, but not shocking. Talks were grouped in a …

Foreign Policy

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

<b>Spinach</b><p>It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That!. This noted muscle builder is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate also …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

Why you need a nana nap

"Ten to 15 minutes of sleep seems to be the optimum period in terms of improving mental operations, performance, reaction times and subjective …

Our Stories

Listening to and sharing stories is a natural extension of practicing presence and an important expression of our caregiving.<p>Amazing things take …

A Fast Track to Treatment for Stroke Patients

Video-conferencing, mobile robots and virtual neurologists help limit damage<p>After a stroke, timing is everything in the race to save the brain, yet many patients aren't diagnosed and treated quickly enough to prevent permanent disability or death.<p>Now many hospitals are adopting new strategies to …

Video Conferencing

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Health<p>According to an ophthalmologist.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>New Arrivals<p>GQ’s editors select the menswear, accessories, sneakers, and more …

Lifestyle

50+ Ways to Do Formative Assessment in Class

February 22, 2015<br>Here is another wonderful resource shared today by Edutopia titled “<i>53 Ways to Check for Understanding</i>”. This 2 pages PDF features a …

Create Your Own Online Courses With Versal

There are lots of online courses ranging from some that are incredibly compelling to others that, well, that are just plain boring.<p>One of the problems with online learning is that it takes more than just aiming a video camera at a lecturer to create a compelling class. Sure, YouTube is full of …

Jon Stewart: His 5 Most Epic Daily Show Takedowns (VIDEOS)

It is truly the end of an era.<p>During Tuesday’s taping of <i>The Daily Show</i>, Jon Stewart announced that this will be his last year – of 16 – at the anchor …

Six David Carr Pieces to Remember Him By

Our editors collected some of Carr’s finest journalism.<p><i>The New York Times</i> media critic David Carr died on Thursday night, prompting a flood of remembrances from his colleagues, musicians, tech entrepreneurs, and a host of other well-deserved fans. As the world says goodbye to the rarest of …

#EatChic: The Most Romantic Restaurants in America

10 places to celebrate this Valentine's Day.<p>While there are many factors that go in to making something romantic, it's often an appreciation for lighting, dishes that hit a sentimental note, and effortless flair of a space that really sets the mood. Here, we break down ten of our favorite spots …

Farm-to-table

Dell's new batch of laptops and tablets are schoolyard tough

Students these days are lucky. Schools let them use Chromebooks and tablets at their desks. (I wish I had that luxury growing up.)<p>Dell announced a …

consumerelectronics

Put Working Memory to Work in Learning

Working Memory in the Brain<p>Central executive monitors and coordinates input and decides which information we will focus our attention on. As with …

The Brain

Yoga for Runners

5 Poses Every Runner Can Use By: Aly Raymer | February 25, 2016<p>The benefits of yoga practice are endless. Seriously, it creates a heightened sense of …

Sadie Nardini's Empowering V-Day Sequence for Women

0<p>SHARES<p>In honor of V-Day and One Billion Rising, Sadie Nardini, founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga and a survivor of physical violence, created an …