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video Archives - adventure journal

Rob Enigl nails Big Sky mono-ski first descents, shares his continued stoke after paralyzing car accident.<p>The underappreciated art of sitting and …

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

Mind

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

Motivation

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

What Is Loneliness When Friends Are Always Within Reach?

Loneliness is modern malaise, half clinical and half literary, symbolic of atomized lives and the decline of marriage rates and the rise of dating …

How to escape: tips and sites for working or volunteering abroad

If you dream of swapping the nine-to-five for more fulfilling work overseas, take a look at these courses and sharing websites that could see you teaching, farming, or looking after a millionaire’s pad, for free<p>Yoga instructors can work all over the world – and the initial training can be done …

The Allure of Community Colleges

Faculty are increasingly looking to teach at two-year institutions.<p>A­fter spending nearly 20 years working in corporate America for companies like General Electric and Digital Equipment Corporation (Hewlett Packard), Winston Maddox wanted to make a difference—so he turned his attention to …

College & University

Thorn Tree: results of the 2015 annual survey

Every year we take the opportunity to run a comprehensive survey of the users of our travel forum, Thorn Tree. Our aim is to better understand the needs of our online community so that we can keep its members at the heart of our plans for the future.<p>We’ve framed our analysis to address the …

Tourism

Department of Education Demands Greater Accountability from College Accreditors

The U.S. Department of Education announced new transparency measures for college accreditors today, encouraging the organizations to focus more on …

Chile's wine country: a spirit worth bottling

Chile's Maule wine-growing region, the epicentre of a huge earthquake a year ago, is picking up the pieces, says Carolyn McCarthy.<p>In a dim tasting room, Hugo Andrés Casanova, the fourth generation of the Hugo Casanova winery, pours the last of an acclaimed 2000 reserve. A few swishes wake up a …

A Small Boost in Family Income Makes a Big Difference for Kids

A new study finds more cash can significantly improve long-term outcomes for poor children. Especially those with emotional or behavioral problems.<p>While money might not be the single most critical ingredient in child rearing, the ability to provide basics such as food, shelter, healthcare, and …

What Happens to Pell Grant Recipients After They Enroll?

Federal aid may help students get to college, but a study shows they graduate at lower rates than peers.<p>A new report released Thursday provides a detailed look at the graduation rates of low-income college students. At many colleges, low-income students graduate at much lower rates than their …

What Can People Do to Get Better at Learning?

At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of professors, engineers, and journalists how to absorb information effectively and move towards creativity. "What we need to work on is getting comfortable with struggle in learning," says the journalist Amanda Ripley. "With the discomfort that …

The Voice

Will MOOCs make college obsolete?

If you have an online degree, or are pursuing one, you may be seeing a shift in the way long distance learning is perceived by employers and the …

Double Space Madness & The Iceman List | SYSK Internet Roundup

50 Salads to Try Before Summer Ends

The Science of Summer - Fireflies with Dr. Sara Lewis

The 99 Greatest Dance Albums of All Time

From the well-known to the unexpected, these 99 LPs span five decades and countless BPMs in the name of dancefloor greatness.<p>In the world of dance music, the single is the thing. Still, not everyone is a DJ and sometimes a playlist just won't do. Even in a time when the record industry is satiating …

Home Economics: The Link Between Work-Life Balance and Income Equality

The central conflict of domestic life right now isn't men versus women or mothers versus fathers; it's the family against money.<p>My wife leans in. A year ago, after nine hours of labor, she received an epidural and immediately asked me to pass the iPad so she could send a note to work. I suggested …

High Tech Higher Ed: How Changes in Educational Technology are Transforming the Industry

The NMC Horizon Report has been a respected source of new and upcoming trends in the field of educational technology for some time. Created by a …

How universities are using data to stop students dropping out

As universities accept students from increasingly diverse backgrounds, institutions are finding new ways to target support effectively<p>“With a shrinking demographic, these institutions are competing for students and if they keep doing what they’ve always done, they’ll get the same results,” says …

Why are international students so important to our universities?

Theresa May, the home secretary, has a suggestion. Universities should “develop sustainable funding models that are not so dependent on international …

Katie Morse: Must-Do Workouts for Marathon Training

When training for your first marathon, it’s important to include a few key workouts to give you the training and confidence you need going into race …

8 Minutes to a Better Butt with Trainer Brett Hoebel

What if the key to long-term success wasn’t “blasting fat” or “torching calories,” but building muscle — and accountability — instead? For those of …

Fitness

Is There Any Difference between Competency-Based Education and Mastery-Based Learning?

Michelle Weise<p>I smiled as a young research assistant asked me this because many higher education leaders who work on competency-based education (CBE) …

7 More Competency-based Education Programs to Watch

I just read a great article at Education Dive by Keith Burton on 7 Competency-based Programs to Keep an Eye On. Keith does a fine job highlighting …

The online paradox at community colleges

Two weeks ago I wrote about the overwhelming research evidence that community college students aren’t doing as well in online classes as they are in …

Higher Education

Universities should change the way they measure success

Universities have a vast array of measures to gauge how successful they are. Most of the measures have a lot to do with prestige and not much to do …

Higher Education

Balancing Poses + Variations to Promote Stability

Sigrid Matthews deconstructs Bird of Paradise Pose and shows you how to use a wall to open your hips and hamstrings, and achieve this challenging …

Yoga

Bikini-Body Workout: 4 Weeks To Your Best Body!

Your bikini called. It wants to know if you'll be meeting it like you promised last year year—you know, with a killer beach-ready body and all?<p>If …