Richard Gentry

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50 Alternatives To Lecturing

<b>50 Alternatives To Lecturing</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p><i>Ed note: This post is promoted by SEU’S online masters in education programs. SEU simply asked us to</i> …

9 Simple Reminders That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Whenever I start to work with a new company to help it improve its leadership, the first thing I like to do is study the leaders in action and get feedback on how they are perceived by their teams.<p>Leadership can be difficult, but I am always amazed by the number of people who make it harder than it …

Leadership

4 Great Google Drive Tools to Make The Best of Your PDFs

March 1, 2016<br>Here is a collection of some very good add-ons to use on Google Drive to edit and share PDFs. Some of the things you can do with these …

From a dead lawn to an 'evolving art piece' where something is always in bloom

In September 2013, Giovanna Melton purchased a 1950 home in Valley Glen that was situated on a charming tree-lined street filled with traditional homes and lawns.<p>At the time, it was Los Angeles’s driest year on record, but Melton didn’t have to worry about watering her lawn.<p>The lawn was already …

Landscaping

Bring the Beauty of the Prairie to Your Garden

Prairie-style planting — long-lived perennials and ornamental grasses planted in large swaths akin to a meadow — is one of the strongest and most …

Landscaping

How to Make a DIY Wood-Fired Stock Tank Hot Tub in Your Backyard

You're $275 and two hours away from backyard bliss.<p>Stock tanks are one of the hottest trends of the summer, popping up as creative alternatives to swimming pools, bathtubs and more. There are plenty of genius ways to use these inexpensive farm staples in your backyard, but one clever DIY is calling …

DIY

3 Ways to Engage Your Class From Day One

As the start of a new school year looms ahead, Flipboard can help you get back in the groove quickly. Not only are there magazines out there on virtually any subject—math, English, science, history and current events, to name a few—but Flipboard itself can be a tool for collecting and presenting …

Teaching

Run Linux like a power user with this immersive training for under $20

If you’re a hardcore web pro, there’s a decent chance you’re also a devotee of the Linux operating system. Sure, Windows and iOS come with lots of fun frills and added features, but for down and dirty, uncluttered programming and system operations, many coding beasts say the open-source creative …

Google Is Trying To Make It Easier To Find Jobs At All Levels

Finding a job.[/caption]<p>Finding a job can be like looking for something in the dark. You know it’s out there but it’s hard to see and you’re not having any luck finding it. Job openings appear and disappear unpredictably, internet tools like LinkedIn are generally limited to jobs for people who …

Employment

Richmond, B.C. gardeners build urban butterfly highway

Green means 'go' in Richmond where gardeners have been encouraged to grow pollinating plants in an effort to build a customized "highway" for …

101 small ways you can improve your city

The least you can do to make a big difference where you live<p>On Your Street | In Your Neighborhood | At Your Parks | Along Your Route | With Your Neighbors | In Your Community<p>We've scoured cities all around the world for small ideas with huge potential, and asked some of our favorite urban thinkers …

Urban Design

31 Common Household Circuit Wirings You Can Use For Your Home

Household Circuit Wirings The circuit wirings in this article show the most common wiring variations for typical electrical devices. Most new. Read …

Arduino

Common Lawn Weeds - How to Handle Them - Quiet Corner

There are many common lawn weeds that you may know by their appearance yet not by name. But in such cases, do you truly “know” them? Perhaps not well …

Gardening

Quantum mechanics is so weird that scientists need AI to design experiments

Researchers at the University of Vienna have created an algorithm that helps plan experiments in this mind-boggling field.<p>Quantum mechanics is one of the weirdest fields in science. Even physicists find it tough to wrap their heads around it. As Michael Merrifeld of the University of Nottingham …

Quantum Mechanics

Top 10 Tools for a Free Online Education

For lifelong learners and self-made scholars, the internet is a priceless resource. Continue your education with these top free online tools.<p>10. Free …

Disaster Preparedness: Communications bundle

Self-sufficiency is all well and good, but if you want to live with some semblance of normalcy in the aftermath of an unforeseen catastrophe; …

Solar Power

25 Clever DIY Projects for the Bedroom

If you want to improve your sleeping space but can't afford to spend a lot of money, or you just love a good project, check out this roundup of …

DIY

How To Build A Scrambler

You’ve searched the web, watched the moody videos, and discovered that your street tires don’t like wet grass. You’ve decided you need a scrambler—but how do you tweak your bike for good dirty fun, with a bit of extra style?<p>Here we’ll focus on the best-value mods, balancing cost with performance. …

Motorcycles

Hearst Magazines

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How-To: Autumn Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holders

Bring the natural beauty of the season into your home decor with these lovely DIY autumn leaf mason jar candle holders from Spark & Chemistry!<p>The best part: Is fall foliage already past peak color in your area? No problem! According to the tutorial, this project works well with both real and …

Chemicals

The Essential 7-Minute, No-Gym Warmup

Work in these five moves before your run to get faster and stay injury free.<p>Seven minutes can be an eternity—for a runner, at least. That's enough time to bang out a mile repeat, ice a cranky knee, or boil water for pasta. And now, it's also enough time to squeeze in a strength-training workout.<p>We …

How Can I Recover from My Half or Full Marathon?

Try this "reverse taper" to return to training refreshed and healthy.<p><i>I’m running my third half-marathon this spring and a marathon this fall. Do you have any tips for recovering after the races? Thanks, Breanne</i><p>Good luck in your races this season, Breanne. You are wise to think about recovery, as it …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Superb California HD Wallpapers

I've been posting lots of landscapes recently and one thing I've missed was good quality images available in huge dimensions to be used as wallpaper. …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Why You Should Sign Up for a 5K

Register for a 5K to sharpen your focus and fitness.<p>Summer is the perfect time to enter a race. Nearly every weekend you're bound to find a local 5K event. Put one—or two or three!—on your schedule this season, and you'll gain far more than an impressive collection of finisher's medals. That's …

How To: Make a Terra Cotta Pot Wreath

A local nursery, Bachman's, sponsors an 'Idea House' every spring, fall and 'holiday', providing onlookers with a wealth of design inspiration. In …

The Ultimate Guide to Pancakes

Loaded with energy-replenishing carbohydrates, flapjacks are a postrun favorite.<p>On Friday morning, I meet five runners for a four-mile spin through Savannah, Georgia. Lydia DePue leads the running program at the local Fleet Feet Sports shop, which celebrates Fridays with a costume run; hence, her …

Make Every Minute Count

Here's how to get faster, stronger, and fitter in however many minutes you can spare.<p>Developing speed is ideal for time-pressed runners because getting faster requires short, targeted efforts. "Quick bursts improve your ability to produce energy without using oxygen while strengthening muscles, all …