Nicholas Howkins

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Make This Cult Bakery’s Shakshuka Focaccia at Home

One of Israel’s most famous dishes is shakshuka, a humble meal of eggs poached in an abundance of sautéed tomatoes and onions. Like hummus, shakshuka …

Bread

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

Modular Shop Cabinets

By American Woodworker Editors<p>In Projects, Questions And Answers, Techniques<p>0<p>Euro-style construction makes them easy to build, easy to customize.<p>By …

Woodworking

This keyboard shortcut will revolutionize copy and paste on your Mac

Did you ever copy some text from a Word document, or from the web, and paste it into an email, only to have the pasted text keep its stupid 24-point Comic Sans formatting? Maybe you had to select everything, then start futzing with the Mac’s font panel to get the new text to match.<p>The way to fix …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Spanish Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo) Recipe

"Every Spanish restaurant serves this dish of shrimp cloaked in garlic-infused olive oil with smoky hints of paprika and a touch of sweetness from …

Seafood

Flipping a Classroom Without Videos

The first thing that comes to many educators minds when they think about flipping their classroom is assigning videos for students to consume online …

Learn the Basics of Layers and Masking in Photoshop

Photoshop can be quite overwhelming for a first-time user or even advanced-beginner. Watch this tutorial created by Joshua Snow to help understand …

The AudioKit Synth One is a pro-level iPad synth that’s completely free

No ads, no in-app payments<p>AudioKit Synth One, a free and open-source iPad synth, is now available for download in the Apple App Store, developer Matthew Fecher has announced. The Synth One, which Fecher describes as “the largest free and open-source iOS music project in history,” is a …

Here’s a Neat Optical Illusion that Teaches You How Light, Shadows & Contrast Affect Color in Images

This one is just for fun but it’s also educational. Follow the instructions in the above image and see how much light, shadows and contrast can …

The Four Most Important Words In Leadership

In 1954 J.W. “Bill” Marriott Sr., the founder of the Marriott Hotel chain, invited then U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower to hunt quail on his family farm in Virginia. It was a cold, rainy day, with driving winds and freezing sleet.<p>The group – which included Bill Sr.; President Eisenhower; a …

Leadership

20 Slick Tips and Tricks for Keeping Your Windows Machine Organized

You probably spend more time than you realize copying, moving, renaming, and otherwise organizing files on your Windows hard drive—so knowing how to …

Software

Jamie Oliver: the recipe that changed my life

<i>Rotolo</i> is a Tuscan dish, involving homemade sheet pasta, greens (spinach, stinging nettles, borage), ricotta, parmesan and porcini, all rolled up and baked in tomato sauce, then sliced and served with sage butter. When you cut through the rotolo, you get a swirl of the pasta, a swirl of the green, …

Italian Food

Apple’s 2018 iPad vs iPad Pro, Which one should you buy?

Apple iPad vs iPad Pro, which one should you buy?<p>Apple’s 2018 iPad was made official back in March, the device is Apple’s first of its cheaper iPads …

All of Your Favorite '80s Movies Are Here in One Poster

“Hey, remember the ’80s?” It was a great time for geek fandom, especially at the movies. Considering all of the incredible films that were made in …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Portugal

Portugal’s gardens are a lesson in Europe’s long history of conquest. The Roman and Moorish invaders who descended centuries ago on the sunny Iberian …

Watch: A Step-by-Step Guide on Creating End Credits in Photoshop

Adding rolling end credits to your film isn't as easy as it seems, but here's a tutorial that will walk you through the process.One of the best …

Explainer: what's the difference between formative and summative assessment in schools?

The recent Gonski report argues Australia needs assessment and reporting models that capture both achievement progress and long-term learning …

A New Genius Recipe for Wildly Juicy Roast Chicken—Without Preheating the Oven

My favorite roast chicken method will always be my first love, a merit badge in confident cooking. Its notoriously high oven temperature and crisp skin are the legacies of Barbara Kafka, the pioneering cooking expert who changed how we think about roasting and much more, and who sadly passed away …

Visually think out your ideas with the help of Scapple for Mac: $10 (Reg. $15)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>If you like to organize your ideas in mind maps, you need to try Scapple. This highly-rated app is as easy to use as pen and …

Let This Hanger Steak with Scallion Sauce Be Your Life Coach

We have a new recipe that swaps your usual chimichurri with a charred scallion sauce instead, and is easy enough to pull off on a weeknight.<p>You know when you get back from vacation and you’re like “I’m going to eat so healthy and treat my body right and even go to the gym in the morning”? Well good …

Cooking

Every Photographer Should Watch This Brief History of Light (2-Minute VIDEO)

They say that all photography is about light, which makes the below video must-viewing for photographers. Produced by The Atlantic and titled “A …

Encourage Students to Reflect on Their Growth with This Free Slides Portfolio Template

<i>“We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” Paraphrase of John Dewey’s work</i> One of the most important ways to end the …

DPI vs PPI

There is much confusion out there about the acronyms DPI and PPI. This confusion is understandable, given that people often use the terms in error …

iPads save $1.8M a year and 55,000 person hours, says Dallas construction firm

The technology head of construction company Rogers-O’Brien says that using iPads saves the company $1.8M a year, including 55,000 hours of reductions in working time.<p>In particular, says Todd Wynne, iPads solve a recurring problem that no-one outside the construction industry would ever guess …

Apple Store

This Tiny Glass Cabin Lets You Sleep Under the Northern Lights

A simple and clever design for a cabin in Iceland offers a unique experience of the Northern Lights.<p>The motto for the Panorama Glass Lodge states "Where the sky is," which works as a fitting descriptor for the design of this cozy 248-square-foot vacation cabin. Thanks to the glass panels that wrap …

Northern Lights

These Meaty Mushroom Tacos Are What Dreams Are Made Of

Happy Taco Tuesday! Looking for a new recipe to switch things up tonight? Maybe something vegetarian if you're still riding the Meatless Monday high? …

Cooking

What Does It Mean to Be a Successful Teacher? A Conversation With John Hattie

11:45<p>Teaching is about engaging students in a passion for learning and working collaboratively with colleagues, explains John Hattie in a discussion …

Pedagogy

Photoshop Layers and Layer Masking for Beginners

Arguably the most versatile adjustments in Photoshop are the layering and masking tools. Together, layers and masks make up a large portion of the …

Tutorials

Mark Bittman’s Grilled Lebanese Flatbread

Makes 8<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 teaspoons salt<p>1 teaspoon sugar<p>1 tablespoon instant yeast<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>Extra virgin olive oil as needed<p>2 tablespoons …

Using Manual Focus Lenses on Nikon DSLR Cameras

One of the greatest features of single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras is the interchangeability of their lenses. From super-wide fisheye to …

Cameras