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Renewed Hope for Education in Central African Republic

In December, the Board of the Global Partnership for Education approved a new grant of $15.5 million for the Central African Republic, a country in …

Central African Republic worst country in the world for young...

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Little or no access to education and healthcare, poor job prospects and low participation levels in politics make the Central African Republic the worst country in the world to be a young person, an index by a group representing Commonwealth countries …

Learning a New Language Might Improve Your “Cultural Intelligence”

Being "culturally intelligent" is a powerful asset. Stepping out of your comfort zone and learning a new language just might make you better at it.<p>Emotional intelligence has become one of the most valued skills sought after by HR directors. Having this asset makes you a better communicator, problem …

Standard deviation: Samsung’s website seemingly suggests a normal Note 7

While Samsung’s next Note is quickly leaking to perfection, there are still some big questions remaining. We know the new device is likely to launch on August 2nd, for example, and that it will probably be packing an edge display with curves on both sides. More recently information has been leaked …

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 beats the iPhone 6s Plus to become America’s most loved phone

There are a number of things that need to be considered when trying to properly evaluate a device. Beyond mere specs and real life performances, for instance, customer satisfaction is indeed an important metric.<p>For years, Apple has boasted the iPhone as the number one choice for consumers, but as …

Top 17 Websites You Can Use to Learn a New Language (and the Pros and Cons)

Sean Kim<p>Read full profile<p>Duolingo<p>Duolingo should sound familiar to almost everyone reading this. Known as the most popular app for language …

More and more analysts think the iPhone is about to go into decline for the first time ever

More and more analysts are now agreeing that in 2016, iPhone sales will — for the first time ever — go into decline.<p>It's a troubling prospect for Apple: more than two-thirds of its total revenues and profits come from sales of the smartphone. If the iPhone is going in reverse, it makes it …

If iPhone sales are in decline, it is probably America's fault

More Americans want to buy an Android as their next phone than an iPhone, according to research from Raymond James. That's one of the reasons iPhone sales may be going into a decline for the first time ever.<p>The last few days have seen a slew of analysts revising down their sales expectations for …

Apple's new iPhone battery case is basically a Mophie

If you could change one thing about your iPhone, what would it be? If you're like me, it's the battery life.<p>No matter what Apple does to improve …

Mobile Technology

Apple’s new $99 iPhone battery case doesn’t measure up

I’ll start with design. Design is a big word, and it encompasses many things, and it is a religion at Apple, so maybe I should say "looks." The case has a bump. It’s the first thing you’re going to notice when you see it. And it’s not a look-at-the-way-the-lens-extends-from-the-body bump, it’s a …

Apple reveals iPhone battery life fix ... try not to laugh

Users constantly searching for a plug to charge their iPhones can now just strap on an Apple-made case, which doesn’t seem as capable or attractive as third-party cases, but has an Apple logo on it<p>Battery life has been the bane of iPhone users for the last four years, but now Apple has solved the …

The research firm that once thought Microsoft would beat the iPhone has given up on Windows Phone

Back in 2011, venerable research firm IDC made some waves by predicting that Microsoft's Windows Phone would pass Apple's iOS in market share by 2016. (IDC has removed the original report, but it was covered widely, including here by Apple Insider.)<p>Well, 2016 is right around the corner, and Windows …

Windows Phone

Consumers are buying a super-secure phone that's not meant for them

It doesn't even have apps.<p>Let's get this out of the way right up top: Sikur's GranitePhone is not for you. Security as a feature is nothing new -- BlackBerry's entire existence rests upon it at this point -- but the GranitePhone takes security to another level. While the phone is based on Android, …

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Map, images from Russian military show main routes of ISIS oil smuggling to Turkey

Russia’s Defense Ministry published images and a map it says reveal a chain of oil smuggling to Turkey from Islamic State – from extraction to …

15 Android Apps For IELTS, TOEFL & GRE Preparation

<b>There are various exams and challenges that each of us face in life</b>. At some point, for whatever reason, that challenge may just be the IELTS …

What's the difference between IELTS and TOEFL? | Scott's English Success

What’s the difference between IELTS and TOEFL?<p>Universities want to make sure you have the English language skills necessary for successful study so …

Xtian Militia Destroys All Mosques In The Central African Republic

It has emerged that a Christian militia in the Central African Republic (CAR) has destroyed almost all mosques in the country.<p>The militia known as …

Christian Terror Group in Central African Republic offers Muslims ‘convert or die’ ultimatum

<b>MDI Comment:</b> This article below highlights the plight of the Muslims in the Central African Republic, who suffer atrocities from mass scale of ethnic …

Create an Interactive Classroom Environment Without Technology

August 31, 2015<p>Mark Twain once said, “College is a place where a professor’s lecture notes go straight to the students’ lecture notes, without …

How to SIM unlock the Samsung Galaxy S6 for free

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is the best smartphone Samsung has made in years. It’s as simple as that. The phone is jam-packed with the best components …

Is Watching Foreign Language Movies a Waste of Time? - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

In the world of language learning folklore I often hear that foreign language movies are a golden ticket to fluency.<p>But are foreign language movies …

6 Must-Have Apps for Teachers' Back-to-School Toolkit

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of apps to help teachers make their classrooms interactive, creative and productive in …

The thinnest and lightest small tablets

In the beginning, tablets looked more like the televisions that strap onto the back of a car's seat than something out of "2001: A Space Odyssey." However, I'm happy to report that the times have changed and so have tablet designs.<p>After Apple released the iPad (let's give credit where credit is …

Samsung is the top U.S. smartphone vendor again, thanks to the S5 and S6 (in that order)

Samsung has reclaimed its title as the top smartphone vendor in the U.S. after ceding its throne to Apple, according to a recent report. The first …

Samsung Galaxy

iPhone 6 VS. Samsung Galaxy S6

Let’s not be coy about this, Samsung has pulled a blinder out of the bag with theGalaxy S6.Together with the very similar Galaxy S6 EDGE we have two …

Phones

Couple Travel & Travel Photography Blog

Recent Posts<p>For visitors interested in the traditions and rituals of Buddhism, a visit to Chiang Mai is a must on any journey to Thailand. The more …

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The 8 Biggest Mistakes Language Learners Make (And How to Fix Them!) - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Full disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. ?<p>If I asked you to name some language learning mistakes, what would you say?<p>Bad pronunciation? …