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The 25 Best Bedtime Stories of All Time

Getting kids ready for bed can feel like a constant struggle. One thing that makes it easier? A great read to trick entice them to put on their pj's …

Books

How to make any Android phone feel as fast as an iPhone

In its early days, Android was a slow and buggy mobile platform. Even the most powerful smartphones that were released each year would experience …

Android Phones

3 Novels That Show the Downside of Living Forever

<b>The Good:</b><br>Tom Hazard isn’t immortal: He just ages very slowly. While the rest of us can expect seven or eight good decades, maybe nine or ten if we’re …

Books

5 books to read if you want to retire rich

You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert Suze Orman says it's a mistake to think this is the right age for most people to retire. Given today's economic reality and the longer lifespans many of us can expect to enjoy, most Americans should wait until …

Retirement

15 Short Story Collections Everyone Should Read

Last December, a short story by Kristen Roupenian called 'Cat Person' went viral. It was a reminder of the power the form can wield, and a great advert for literature in an era dominated by other mediums.<p>Short stories, of course, have the added advantage of being short, meaning you can digest them …

Literature

10-Minute Workout For a Flat Belly and Perfect Posture

Get ready for a six-pack abs and perfect posture workout with Jason Wimberly, founder of The Wall, an LA-based fitness studio that combines indoor cycling with serious strength training. Grab an exercise band if you've got one — no worries if you don't; the workout will still work you — and get …

Exercise

Marvel Comics editor Stan Lee at 95

The creator of the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man fueled the dreams of youth worldwide. A new book celebrates Stan Lee and his creations.<p>"Their names …

I Read 75 Books in 2017 & These Were My Top 10

In my mission to read as many books as I could in 2017, I explored new genres, new voices, and became the go-to girl for book recommendations. It's a …

What You Need to Know About the Future of Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin (BTC) recently smashed an all-time high of $11,400 USD and subsequently dropping to as low as $8,595 within a few hours. It’s incredibly …

How To Tell If Someone Is Truly Smart Or Just Average

Have you ever noticed how some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and leaders see reality in a fundamentally different way? When they talk, …

Self-Made Billionaire: There Are Three Levels Of Reality, And Most People Are Stuck In Level One, But They Have No Idea

<i>The brutal truth is that most people aren’t even aware of Level 2 or 3</i><p>One commonality of great thinkers, CEOs, and entrepreneurs throughout history …

Be Prepared To Lose Your Job In The Future… If You Don’t Learn This One Skill Now

One question Jeff Bezos is often asked is one we all need to ask ourselves, “What’s going to change in the next 10 years?”<p>It’s a profound question …

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning

Want a five to 15 percent boost in learning speed? Then make this dead simple change to your study habits.<p>We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study …

The 10 best design books that aren't about design

There are plenty of amazing design books around, but some of the best lessons can be learned from books that are about a different topic altogether. …

UX Design

10 Incredible Websites that Teach Business Leadership Skills For Free

Dive head on any of the courses and turn yourself into a unicorn leader in your industry:<p>Having an open mind to learn new things and being flexible are two hallmarks of being a strong and successful business leader. As a business person, whether you are running a corporation or are just flying …

Design Systems Handbook

In the 1960s, computer technology began outpacing the speed of software programming. Computers became faster and cheaper, but software development …

Billionaire Elon Musk says he was 'raised by books' and credits his success to these 8

Earlier this year, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk made history upon successfully completing the first commercial rocket launch from the NASA launch …

Elon Musk

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

Mastery over mindset: the cost of rolling out a Chinese way of teaching maths

Half of primary schools in England will receive £41m over four years to teach mathematics using a method called the “mastery approach” that is used …

Mathematics

17 Things Navy SEALs Learn That Can Help You Succeed in Life

Top advice for life from the most prolific members of the U.S. military's most elite force.<p><i>(Note: Check out my colleague Jessica Stillman's examination of how SEALs push themselves beyond their limits.)</i><p>There's probably no tougher military training than the U.S. Navy SEALs. I say this despite the …

New York Times

6 Ways to Invest Your Time Like a World-Class Leader

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

Metacognition

Home » All CFT Teaching Guides » Metacognition<p><i>by Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director</i><p>Thinking about One’s Thinking<p>Metacognition is, put simply, …

Promoting Student Metacognition

• Kimberly D. Tanner*<p>Department of Biology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 94132<p>Learning how to learn cannot be left to students. It …

Web development explained to a time traveler from ten years ago

Remember Swing, SWT and the likes of wxWidgets? We had to reinvent them for the browser world. Several new UI programming models emerged, which …

Cloud Computing

Dear Creative Marketers, You Have No Idea What Creativity Actually Means (I Say This To Help You)

Someone had to say it.<p>By definition, I am a creative marketer and strategist.<p>I hold workshops, speak at conferences, and consult a number of companies, startups, and executives on both their personal brand's and business's creative marketing strategy.<p>But I am not a creative marketer.<p>In fact, in …

Creativity

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things

Intelligence is earned.<p>Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit …

Self-improvement

These Books Make Us Literally Laugh Out Loud

A good movie can lift your mood in mere moments. But since it's not always convenient to queue up Netflix when you're feeling sad, it always helpful …

Books