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9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often …

Here's when all your favorite TV shows are returning this summer

With streaming, cable, and broadcast, it's hard to know when shows are coming back on the air — especially when you can binge watch many of them whenever you want. To help, here's a list of when your favorite shows will be returning, and new favorites will be airing, this summer:<p><b>Friday, May …

TV

The Ultimate List of All the Converters You'll Ever Need

At least four times a day I convert something - dollars to euro, cm to inches or PDF files to PPT depending on what I’m going about.<p>I figured out it …

Wedding Photography Gear - Photography for Beginners

<b>Being asked to be a Wedding Photographer is a huge responsibility! Someone has trusted YOU with capturing the memories of what could be the biggest</b> …

Cameras

King prawn, noodle and lemongrass broth recipe

This Thai soup from The Detox Kitchen - bursting with selenium, tryptophan, and potassium - is ideal for cleansing your system<p>This version of the classic noodle soup uses Thai flavours – ginger, coriander and lemongrass – to create a really fresh, fragrant, cleansing broth. If you can’t find brown …

Volvo Designers Replace the Front Passenger Seat with Something Better

It provides more functionality and puts your chauffeur in his place<p>Chauffeurs can get uppity, and it's no wonder: They're entrusted with driving your …

How to Make the Best Not-Too-Sweet Key Lime Pie

The perfect key lime pie is a balance between tart and sweet.<p>I have a soft spot in my heart for diner-style pie: sour cherry with the insides kinda congealed, apple pie with whipped cream that comes out of a canister, and most of all, key lime pie. Admittedly though, no one likes key lime pie as …

You Can Now Make Big Gay Ice Cream's Amazing Recipes At Home (And We've Got A Sneak Peek)

Summer might not be here yet, but ice cream season has officially arrived. Ben & Jerry's is rolling out an ice cream burrito on 4/20. Boutique ice cream companies like Jeni's, Ample Hills and Snoqualmie Ice Cream are ramping up production of new and seasonal flavors. And one of New York's favorite …

3 Flashcard Mistakes Most Students Make | Skill Cookbook

Flashcards are one of the most popular learning tools for route memorization. Unfortunately, most people use them wrong.<p>In my free speed studying …

8 Top Tips for Highly Effective PD

1. Use What You Are Teaching<p>If a method of teaching <i>works</i>, that method should be used for teaching the teachers in your PD sessions. For example, if …

Teaching

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Shooting Nikon DSLR cameras in manual mode with auto ISO

<i>"Shooting Nikon DSLR cameras in manual mode with auto ISO" is a new article by Steve Perry (website | YouTube | Facebook). You can check also his</i> …

Cameras

11 New Flicks + Shows to Stream on Netflix This Month

There’s a good chance that you haven’t finished your to-watch list for March, but Netflix is throwing some more titles at you this month. Since spring is determined to send some rain your way, spend those gray-sky days powering through your queue. Grab some friends, load up your popcorn bowl, whip …

Bittersweet Chocolate, Orange and Cardamom Cookies

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A chocolate cookie to bring in the holiday spirit.</i><p>I am very sorry to report to all of you that I am going to force you to buy hazelnut flour. Or if you live in a place …

What Does a School Need to Enable Learning Based on Student Competency?

For this kind of transformation to work, leaders have to work cooperatively with everyone in the school and broader community. Often districts start …

Pedagogy

41 Genius April Fools’ Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

Because kids don't get a free pass on April 1.

6 fat-burning treadmill workouts you will love

Unless you've got the moves of the dazzling "Uptown Funk" treadmill dancer, working out on a treadmill can feel like an endless slog on a revolving belt that leads nowhere fast.<p>Which is what often happens to your motivation. In fact, in one study runners were put on treadmills immediately after an …

What The Ideal Workday For Working Parents Looks Like

The case for keeping parents in the workforce with flexibility.<p>It’s 12:28 p.m. and I’ve just finished lunch at my desk when the phone rings. The number of my oldest child’s school flashes on my phone’s screen and I say a quick prayer before answering, “Hello?” It’s the school nurse: My daughter has …

Look familiar? An arrow indicates where a break in the third rail disrupted subway service and stranded passengers on Sept. 5, 1955. This view is looking south from about 1,500 feet south of the Grand Ave. stop. We like the creepy shadows of three men in the distance. #vintagechicago #cta #chicagoL #thirdrail #timedexposure

12 Buildings To See In New York Before You Die

New York City is home to some of the country’s most iconic architecture: Eero Saarinen’s TWA Terminal, Grand Central Station, the Chrysler Building. Its interior architecture is just as spectacular, but at times harder to access, and often lesser known. The city’s most beautiful interiors aren’t …

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

European Travel

How monolingual parents can raise a bilingual child

Full disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. ?<p><i>The issue of parents teaching their children comes up often and I've even had someone guest</i> …

How To Become A Fearless* DIYer

Work on my bathroom remodel is progressing, but it’s slower than I had hoped. I hope to have progress to share with you tomorrow, so today I wanted …

Bathrooms

Why This Single Mom, 51, Chose to Have Another Baby

Tracey Kahn has created a happy little family with the help of modern science.<p>The single mom and career woman, 51, delivered her second daughter on …

How to Compose Portrait Photographs for Best Results

Composing the right frame when it comes to portraits may sound like an easy task, but when you take into consideration that you’ll need to have the …

The BEST Homemade Cough Syrup EVER

Brick Wall Drink Coaster<p>Pocket Zen Garden<p>How and When to Water Your Houseplants<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Oh wow! Just tried it and works wonders …

15 Useful Gadgets For Living Anywhere - Part 2.

Collection of 'Useful Gadgets For Living Anywhere' from all over the world.<p><b>Voltmaker</b>: The Voltmaker is a small and compact rapid kinetic electricity …

Paris Review - Robert Frost, The Art of Poetry No. 2

Interviewed by Richard Poirier<p>Issue 24, Summer-Fall 1960<p>Drawing by Hans Beck, 1960.<p>Mr. Frost came into the front room of his house in Cambridge, Massachusetts, casually dressed, wearing high plaid slippers, offering greetings with a quiet, even diffident friendliness. But there was no mistaking the …

What’s Wrong with Me?

I had an autoimmune disease. Then the disease had me.<p>Illness narratives usually have startling beginnings—the fall at the supermarket, the lump discovered in the abdomen, the doctor’s call. Not mine. I got sick the way Hemingway says you go broke: “gradually and then suddenly.” One way to tell the …

The World’s Craziest Anti-Women Laws

Women’s advocacy group Equality Now calls out 44 governments for their laws against women.<p>Where in the world can a man abduct a woman, marry her, and …