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Winning Behaviours – Leadership Matters - Inspiring School Leaders

<i>Should schools adopt winning behaviours? If so, which ones?</i><p><i>Sky Cycling, the world’s most successful team, employ a Head of Winning Behaviours. Fran</i> …

Cycling

Researchers use AR to bring your coloring book to 3D

Coloring is cool. There, I said it! Whether you’re eight or eighty years old, there’s always a delightful zen that can be achieved when you take out some crayons and flex your creativity in a coloring book.<p>The folks at Disney Research have captured that zen and added a little extra whimsy to it — …

Easy, One-Pot Postride Meals

Get your carbs, protein, and nutrients in just one bowl<p>When you come in from a cold, three-hour ride, all you want is something hot, delicious, and filling. But it can be awfully tough to work up the motivation to clean, dice, and cook your ingredients, never mind clean up afterwards. The solution? …

Food

How to fuel for long distance rides

If you’re staring down the barrel of a five-hour ride this year, you’ll need to know how to get round the route with your energy stores intact. Matt …

Nutrition

Our Favorite Indie Bike Apparel Companies

Just outside the mainstream, these companies are innovating cycling kit design

San Francisco

Cervélo R2: It Pays to Wait

In cycling, high tech eventually comes at a low price<p>Financial theorists might still be debating the efficacy of trickle-down economics, but we're here to tell you that trickle-down technology flat out works. This $2,500 bike uses aerodynamic, Squoval 3 tubes that were introduced on Cervélo's …

Numb

MasteryConnect Collects $15.2 Million So Teachers Can Teach To Students And Not To Tests

MasteryConnect has raised $15.2 million to further market its software that it hopes will help enable educators to teach to their students, and not teach their students how to take tests.<p>“We’ve created a platform that lets teachers identify a student’s level of understanding against any set of …

7 Social Media Psychology Studies That Will Make Your Marketing Smarter

One of my favorite things about social media is that it's still such a young and new form of communication. It feels too early to take anything as a given, so we're all experimenting, testing and learning together.<p>Every day seems to bring exciting new studies as research shows us more about how …

Psychology

Millions of historic images posted to Flickr

<b>An American academic is creating a searchable database of 12 million historical copyright-free images.</b><p>Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr, which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added.<p>The photos and drawings are sourced from more than 600 …

Genealogy

Watch these guys try driving a car from a drone's point of view

It's a pretty well-known fact that if you're looking for a proper sense of speed in a racing game, you play from either the cockpit or bumper viewpoint. Using the chase cam isn't exactly natural, and really, how is it even realistic? Well, thanks to the future we now live in, that question's been …

New Sony HDR-AS20 Action Cam Get High Def, Full Features & Budget $200 Price Tag

Almost a year after bringing out the HDR-AS30V with it’s GPS tagged video capture and slick dashboard, the new Sony HDR-AS20 drops the price $100 …

Enterprise Mobile Apps Pay The Most Yet Attract Few Developers

A recent survey by Vision Mobile found that just 16% of worldwide developers are building mobile apps for enterprises, despite this market being the most lucrative of all to serve. Their recent global study of 10,000 developers across over 130 nations is the basis of the free downloadable report, …

Best Double-Duty Cycling Gear

These 10 accessories are functional on and off the bike.<i>—Courtney Chamberlain</i>

Clothing

Tips And Hacks To Get Better Z's

Because everyone can use a little advice<p>Ready to sleep like a baby and start feeling well-rested? We've got you covered.<p>For the most important things anyone can do for improved shuteye, we contacted Bernie Miller, supervisor at the Sleep Disorders Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. But because …

Mayo Clinic

Study: Massive Online Courses Enroll An Average Of 43,000 Students, 10% Completion

Massively Open Online Courses are becoming more mainstream, as more top-tier universities give the public access to their courses. A new study demonstrates continued wide-spread popularity with part-time students looking to substitute otherwise cat-video-filled downtime with ivy league …

Playful Illustrations Make It Easy to Learn Chinese

If you ever wanted to learn Chinese but never thought you could do it, here is a great opportunity! London-based entrepreneur and author ShaoLan Hsueh is developing a book, <i>Chineasy</i>, that makes it rather simple to learn basic Chinese words and phrases.<p>The visual system uses playful illustrations to …

Fun-Da-Mental

And Now, a Crazy Detailed 3D Model of a Sci-Fi Book Cover

If there's any genre of book you'd want to jump right into, sci-fi would probably be at top of the list. Sculptor Grant Louden brings us one step …

Publication Design

One Toothbrush to Replace Them All

Pairing up with designers/artists, Toothbrushes byDefault are focused on ever expanding personalized styles to match your modern lifestyle. Whether …

15 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Here are 15 tips from top experts, recent scientific research and our own savvy staffers that will turbocharge your training without taking more time

Florida State University

Google partners on new online learning site, platform

Google will team with the online-learning consortium backed by Harvard, MIT, Stanford, and others to build out a new site that can be used to host courses online.<p>Google will take on the core development work for the open-source Open edX platform that will be the basis of edX’s new site MOOC.org, …

Competition: Eleven vélo

Cycle EXIF and our friends Eleven vélo are giving you the chance to win a great bit of kit from their bespoke merino range. Simply head to the ELEVEN vélo Facebook page, click the Like button, post a photo of your favorite ride on the Cycle EXIF wall (tagged @ELEVEN vélo), and tell us which item …

Cycling

Fear of Flying: A Great Animated Short by Conor Finnegan - The Fox Is Black

Late last year I managed to catch Conor Finnegan‘s excellent short film Fear of Flying at a small festival in Dublin. Ever since seeing it I’ve been …

The Art of Cycling

Prints and posters to adorn your shop wall and inspire you to ride.<i>—Jennifer Sherry</i>

Cycling

The Tour de France explained in animation.

Today's Best Science Fiction Writers Imagine The Future

Predictions for how we will live and work—on Earth or in space—in the decades and centuries to come<p><i>Hover over the bold words to see the real science behind the stories.</i><p><b>* * *</b><p>Scott Lynch<p><i>Volunteer firefighter Scott Lynch's next book, The Republic Of Thieves, will hit shelves in October.</i><p>Pickle-jar …