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Cristiano Ronaldo's Bicycle Kick Goal Is a Stunning Feat of Physics

His "best goal" involved some serious hang time.<p>In the 64th minute in a match against Juventus on Tuesday, Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid executed …

Soccer

How Architectural Drawing—In All Its Forms—Can Help Us See the World Anew

What do architectural drawings do? Convey visual information about the design of buildings. This much is certain. They do much else besides. They can …

Why Self-Directed Learning Is Important for Struggling Students

The term “at risk” is loosely defined and using it as a umbrella descriptor for struggling students is a slippery slope. At my suburban school in …

Chesapeake Bay Dead Zones Are Fading, But Proposed EPA Cuts Threaten Success

Drive east from Washington and eventually you run smack into the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, the massive estuary that stretches from the mouth of the Susquehanna River at Maryland's northern tip and empties into the Atlantic 200 miles away near Norfolk, Va.<p>The Chesapeake is home to oysters, …

Using Quick Check-Ins to Measure Student Understanding

Across the hall, Chris’s colleague Aaron Hall is also using choice for a quick check-in. While Chris offered choice to allow students to …

Teaching

Project-Based Learning Research Review | Project Based Learning

<b>What is it?</b> Edutopia's PBL research review explores the vast body of research on the topic and helps make sense of the results. In this series of …

UC Riverside gets $5.1 million to fight citrus killer - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A team of scientists, led by a group at the University of California, Riverside, has received a five-year, $5.1 million grant …

Google removes restrictions from free version of Data Studio, its tool for creating customized reports

Google is making its data analytics and visualization tool Data Studio infinitely more appealing this week with the news that it’s removing the five-report limit from the free version of the software.<p>First unveiled as part its Google Analytics Suite 360 announcement in March 2016, Google Data …

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

10 TED talks that used visual graphics to win the audience | Inc.com

What is it that makes TED speakers so damn persuasive? Perhaps it's because they follow these public speaking tips or follow and learn from these public speaking stars. One thing they have in common is, on top of a fantastic stage presence and perfectly delivered words, they're usually accompanied …

Public Speaking

Get Your Pumpkin Fix With This Pie in a Mug

Pumpkin pie may be firmly associated with Thanksgiving, but it seems unfair to relegate its consumption to one measly day. To get a quick fix o’ pie …

Why an Entire Population of Geckos Is Trapped on One Building

The island of Giraglia is a windswept pile of rocks that sits within eyeshot of the northern tip of Corsica in the Mediterranean sea. Humans never …

California Man Eats Pepper So Hot It Literally Burns A Hole In His Body

Ghost peppers.<p>A 47-year-old man had to go to the emergency room in San Francisco after a ghost pepper burned a hole right through his throat. As …

I'm William Gurstelle, Author of Backyard Ballistics, and This Is How I Work

William Gurstelle has a knack for building highly kinetic things. He often explores subjects that seem dangerous from a distance—like cannons and …

Earn Some Serious Points With This Easy Brie, Bacon and Squash Risotto Recipe

Roasted butternut squash risotto with melty Brie and crispy bacon crumbs tastes like it came straight out of your favourite Italian restaurant — you know, the one that has the huge shiny glasses of white wine and tiny portions of delicious pasta served on supersized white plates. But it’s so easy …

Recipes

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Google: This is the scale of race, gender problem in computer science education

​New research from Google and Gallup shows that race and gender play a big role in whether students even have an opportunity to start a career in …

The Entire History of Japan in 9 Quirky Minutes

If you peruse our collection of Free Online History Courses, you'll find plenty of enriching history courses from top-notch universities, all …

Japan

It’s not often you come across a dish that’s this fast and this good

I might have mentioned this before: I’m a slow cook. This has nothing to do with slow-cookers or slow cooking or the Slow Food movement. It has to do with not being speedy.<p>In part, I’m slow in the kitchen because I enjoy the process of cooking, and I get caught up in it. And, in part, I think it’s …

Only 10 Minutes of Prep For a Week's Worth of Breakfast

Not a morning person? You are now! As soon as your alarm goes off, the warm aroma of pumpkin pie oatmeal will waft into your bedroom and gently pull you smiling out of bed. These slow-cooked oats are not only comforting on a chilly morning, they follow the perfect breakfast formula to help you lose …

The U.S. government just made its biggest clean energy purchase ever

On Friday in Maricopa County, Ariz., the U.S. government will hit a clean energy milestone: What officials are calling the largest procurement ever of renewable energy by the federal government, in this case from a desert solar array.<p>The new 150-megawatt, or million-watt, Mesquite 3 solar array is …

Breaking Ground on a Bold New Vision to Address Climate Change: Restoring North America's Amazon

<b>On November 4, the historic Paris Agreement for global action on climate change will enter into force, catalyzing collective action by governments, civil society organizations, and businesses to collaborate on building a 2°C future.</b><p>"Now we must move from words to deeds and put Paris into action," …

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Spicy Pumpkin Walnut Pasta - Weeknight Dinner Recipe

Yields 3 People<p>Spicy Pumpkin Walnut Pasta – Weeknight Dinner<p>2 minPrep Time<p>20 minCook Time<p>22 minTotal Time<p>Save Recipe<p>Print Recipe<p>Ingredients<p>2 Cups …

Timelapse Evolution Before And After Of Famous Cities

Things around us are changing rapidly and the world is evolving very quickly. The city that we grew up in is not the same anymore. A lot of factors …

The Magicians Author Lev Grossman Is Writing a King Arthur Novel

Lev Grossman is best-known for writing <i>The Magicians</i> trilogy, the story of young adults honing their magical skills at a fantastical college, and the …

Books

Pi Cart: a Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming Rig in an NES Cartridge

1<p>The completed project<p>Just as the great prophecy prophesized, first a finished photo of the finished product.<p>2<p>Gather your materials<p>Raspberry Pi Zero W<p>…

The Damn Delicious Recipe We're Loving Any Time of Day

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F. Lightly oil a rimmed baking sheet or coat with cooking spray.<p>Place the sweet potatoes, …

Scientists Have Accurately Modelled a Virus Invading a Cell For The First Time

Know your enemy.<p>For the first time, scientists have created an accurate simulation of a virus invading a cell, and say it could lead to anti-viral …

DNA confirms cause of 1665 London's Great Plague

<b>DNA testing has for the first time confirmed the identity of the bacteria behind London's Great Plague.</b><p>The plague of 1665-1666 was the last major outbreak of bubonic plague in Britain, killing nearly a quarter of London's population.<p>It's taken a year to confirm initial findings from a suspected …