Michelle Nicole Blackburn

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This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

Bill Gates

These Outlet Plug-Ins Will Make Anything a "Smart" Object

There's a new trend sweeping the tech market and we have to say, it's pretty neat. For many years, if you wanted a "smart" home, it came at top …

Home Automation

What Pop Culture Gets Wrong About Dissociative Identity Disorder

From the characters in <i>Fight Club</i> to Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, popular culture is filled with "split" personalities. These dramatic figures might be …

Archaeology

Why Your Phone's Airplane Mode Isn't Just for Flying

There are plenty of steps you can take to boost your productivity: You can design the perfect home office, buy an organizer, and pack your schedule …

GoPro

Job Alert: The UK Needs a Chicken Nugget Taste-Tester

Do you like highly-processed chicken molded into mushy, breaded bites? Are you willing to relocate to England? Can your palate distinguish a savory …

Ceramics

Suggestions For Assisting Students To Develop Intrinsic Motivation To Learn

I’ve done “Twitter Chats” for most of my books where I’ve shared short excerpts from them.<p>I’ve archived them using Storify. However, Storify is going …

Teaching

Sailing around the world: Meet the Gifford family

The Gifford family (minus Behan) aboard their boat, Totem, their home for nearly 10 years and counting.Gifford family/Facebook<p>In 2008, Jamie and Behan Gifford left their home in Washington and embarked on a boat trip around the world with their three children.<p>Nearly 10 years later, they still …

South-east Asia

Hands Free Umbrella

With this hands free umbrella invention, it’s time now to use your hands even in hand and you need not hold the umbrella. From now on you can use …

19 books we can't wait to read in 2018

2017 was a big year for books. During a time when the news cycle was often too much to handle, we turned to books to help us cope and make sense of …

The Most Mysterious Thing About Edgar Allan Poe Might Be How He Died

If it had been the ending of one of his stories, critics might have said it was unbelievable. But Edgar Allan Poe’s death, which came suddenly and …

Literature

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An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next

The lambs spent four weeks in the external wombs and seemed to develop normally<p>Inside what look like oversized ziplock bags strewn with tubes of blood and fluid, eight fetal lambs continued to develop — much like they would have inside their mothers. Over four weeks, their lungs and brains grew, …

Pregnancy

Adulting School Teaches Young Adults Grown-Up Skills

Transitioning to adulthood isn't new, but there is a more modern way to describe it: adulting.<p>Get your car's oil changed? That's adulting. Cook dinner instead of order takeout? That's adulting.<p>And now a new school in Maine, called the Adulting School, is dedicated to teaching skills like these to …

Teens

Is the Bar Too Low for Special Education?

The Supreme Court is poised to decide the quality of instruction public schools must provide students with disabilities—a question that could get even thornier under the Trump administration.<p>In fourth grade, Drew’s behavioral problems in school grew worse. Gripped by extreme fears of flies, spills, …

Education

Reliable Tech News

Boardroom Games<p>Get Telkom Great Deal of 20GB for R199<p>April 1, 2018<p>From today, Telkom, South Africa’s biggest fixed-line telephone group, is offering …

South Africa

This unexpected online retailer has red-carpet ready wedding dresses

Imagine your dream wedding. Now imagine a cheap and red carpet ready wedding dress, because it’s totally real.<p>It’s no secret that weddings are …

11 Questions You Have to Ask Your Partner Before You Get Married

It goes way beyond the "do you want to have kids?" conversation … though that's in here too.<p>Whether you've been coupled up for a few months or a few years, if you have images of bridesmaid dresses, venue options, and pretty little flowers dancing around in your head, it's time to get down to …

Relationships

10 Things Confident People Do Differently in Dating and Relationships

Post Views: 1,230<p>Healthy self-esteem is a prerequisite for healthy relationships. From my personal experiences, and my years spent writing about …

7 Things to Know About Marriage

Answer by Ellen Vrana, Writer, on Quora | Article originally appeared on Time<p>There are many disturbing truths. To me, the most disturbing is how the …

Country Lifestyle

We dressed visibly as Muslims for a month – here's what it taught us about UK Islamophobia

Many bystanders saw us being threatened and harassed but did not intervene.<p>Britain is a nation of real diversity, tolerance and multicultural …

A letter to … My wife, for whom I no longer seem to exist

The letter you always wanted to write<p>You captivated me when we first met. You were fiercely attractive and hugely independent, and you burned brighter than anybody else in the room. I had never encountered a woman like you. I feel it only fair to remind you that I also shone in those days, able to …

Relationships

Birthday Bucket List: Have a Candlelit BBQ on the Beach at A Luxury Resort in Vietnam!

These days, Vietnam seems to rank high on every traveler’s list of hopeful destinations. Even with Instagrammers revealing the country’s jungle …

South-east Asia

Hotel Review: Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa

Phuket is one of the most popular destinations for Aussie travellers, and it being our first trip to Thailand, we couldn’t say no to a few days there.<p>…

Muay Thai

This Plumber's Truck Decal Is Genius & More Incredible Links

This plumber’s truck has the most genius decal ever. [Laughing Squid]<p>T-shirt messages that got lost in translation. I don’t know, “I feel happiness …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress | Inc.com

Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let it consume us or we learn to control it. To help you in the fight, I have complied 100 of …

Motivation

21 Parenting Books About Raising Mighty Girls

A Mighty Girl's top picks of books for parents on raising a Mighty Girl from the toddler through the teen years.Parenting is always an adventure, but …

Parenting

Former Buffy Star Recreates Celebrity Outfits Using Stuff From Around The House

Thomas Lenk was best known as the guy who played Andrew Wells in <i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</i> and the spinoff <i>Angel</i>, and more recently as the guy who …

Hobbies

20 of the Most Popular Cleaning Hacks on Pinterest

Slow Cookers