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9 Surefire Ways to Recharge This Weekend | Inc.com

Friday afternoon comes and the buzz starts to build. The weekend is finally here. Rest and relaxation are top of mind. Maybe you have a trip ahead of you. But somehow weekends have a way of coming and going while leaving you even more tired Monday than you were on Friday.<p>The key to a productive …

Productivity

The Most Incredible Use Of 425 Square Feet You've Ever Seen

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

New York City

Today's Design Secret

ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.

7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome | Inc.com

Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your brain, in anticipation of the time off, just says: <i>I have had enough! Bring on the downtime.</i> Then the afternoon just drags on and …

Productivity

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Turn Your Place Into A Smart Home On The Cheap With These Beacons

By Michael Grothaus3 minute Read<p>Most of us dream of the day when we can have a smart home like Tony Stark’s in the <i>Iron Man</i> movies or George’s from <i>The</i> …

IBM touts Watson supercomputer to speed up scientific breakthroughs

IBM has enhanced its Watson supercomputer, famous for its appearance on the quiz show "Jeopardy," in an attempt to speed up the pace of scientific breakthroughs.<p>This week IBM unveiled its Watson Discovery Advisor, which understands the sophisticated language of science, such as how chemical …

The best iPad apps for interior design

The iPad has totally changed the face of interior design. Whether the plans are to change the color on the walls or to totally re-do a room, the iPad …

How to Make Hyperlapse Videos that Totally Wow!

There’s nothing quite as sweet as new love.<p>After only 2 days it’s safe to say – the whole internet is in love with Hyperlapse.<p>The new app from …

Mobile Photography

Pictures of the Week 8.14.14

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about split infinitives, fused participles, and the meanings of words such as "fortuitous", "decimate" and "comprise". Supposedly a writer has to choose between two radically different approaches to these …

This column will change your life: hindsight – it's not just for past events

Human history, as you're doubtless aware, is one long cavalcade of failure and catastrophe. But amid all those fiascos, there's one uniquely humiliating subcategory: the kind where it's impossible to imagine how anyone could have thought it a good idea in the first place. The foolishness involved …

Interview With Charles Duhigg - New Year’s Resolutions Guidebook

<i>I recently had the opportunity to interview Charles Duhigg about how you can use habits to stick to your New Year’s resolutions. Charles is a</i> …

Behavior

Gardening Without a Yard

You need zero square feet to grow food.<p>I frequently nag friends, family, and strangers to start gardening. “I’d love to have a garden, but I don’t have a yard” is by far the most common excuse I hear. No more! Here are some of my favorite DIY designs for growing food that require not even an inch …

Here's how one man traveled to more than 30 countries using credit card points

And he has paid only a fraction of the cost.<p>Dubash has spent the last decade learning to manage and manipulate credit card rewards and points in order to experience what he calls, "Big Travel with Small Money."<p>"I financed my first car, an old Ford Escort, using 0% APR offers from credit cards while …

Personal Finance

Million Mile Secrets

Watch Andrei Tarkovsky’s Films Free Online: Stalker, Solaris, The Mirror & Andrei Rublev

Andrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986) firmly positioned himself as the finest Soviet director of the post-War period. But his influence extended well beyond …

Posted: February 12, 2014 in A guide to adaptive learning Tags: big data, blended learning, Cambridge University Press, dataveillance, Foundation for Excellence in Education, Gates Foundation, globalisation, investment, iQity, Knewton, Macmillan, Microsoft, neo-liberalism, OECD, Pearson, platforms, privacy, solutionism, Teach Plus, technicism, Walton Foundation, World Bank, WTO

The drive towards adaptive learning is being fuelled less by individual learners or teachers than it is by commercial interests, large educational …

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

Booq Boa Squeeze

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>My collection of backpacks and messenger bags keeps growing. The latest addition is the slim fitting Booq Boa Squeeze. I’ve …

Heidi Grant Halvorson: The Incredible Benefits of a “Get Better” Mindset

A new book offers fresh insight into how we can look at ourselves from another perspective to spot our weaknesses. The findings include ditching the …

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

Pacific Ocean

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …