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The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary

<i>Use magic to teach and learn academic language in my new NY Times post that includes a student interactive and teaching ideas.</i><p><i>Enriching Academic</i> …

Carrot Dating App Lets You Bribe Your Way Onto Dates

A new app called Carrot Dating encourages users to wave incentives such as dinners and chocolates in front of potential mates as a way to convince …

The Amazon Mystery: What America's Strangest Tech Company Is Really Up To

Investors love Jeff Bezos's global-everything store, even though they aren't making any money from it yet—and it's not clear how they will.<p>If there’s a sentence that sums up Amazon, the weirdest major technology company in America, it’s one that came from its own CEO, Jeff Bezos, speaking at the …

Creativity Is Really Just Persistence, And Science Can Prove It

We already knew that, as Woody Allen has pointed out, success is overwhelmingly about showing up. Now fresh studies help us understand why that is.<p>If we want to be super creative, we have to learn to be super dedicated. It’s a hardworking thing, as <i>War of Art</i> scribe Steven Pressfield has …

Developing Razor Sharp Focus with Zen Habits Blogger, Leo Babauta

Share this:<p><i>Update March 2018: Since writing this post, I have discovered many other strategies to help stay focused. I’ve compiled the strategies in</i> …

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11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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Is Tesla Motors really worth almost half the value of GM?

Discussions of Tesla Motors sometimes seem couched in the terms of a religious tale: Tesla as David versus General Motors in the Goliath role.<p>One company is the plucky Silicon Valley electric-car startup that’s never built a vehicle with a gasoline engine.<p>The other is the largest U.S. automaker, …

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CyanogenMod 10.1.3 arrives with remote find and wipe capabilities

Good news is now at hand for CyanogenMod fans who like a bit of stability in their lives, because the general release builds of CyanogenMod 10.1.3 are now hitting server mirrors. As a nice bonus, support for CM Account is baked into this release (previously available only in the 10.2 nightlies), …

Android Device Manager scores remote locking feature

Google's Android Device Manager has only been locating phones for over a month, but that's not stopping Mountain View from adding new features. <i>Android Police</i> spotted that the online dashboard now allows users to remotely lock their smartphones with a new PIN code, overriding previous screen unlock …

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This site is a resource for driving and track day enthusiasts, whatever your skill level. It’s for drivers who would like to improve their technique, …

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How to Turn a Samsung Galaxy S4 into a Remote Control for Netflix & Other Desktop Programs | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

One of the coolest features that Samsung built into the Galaxy S4 is the infrared (IR) blaster and WatchON software to control your television. I've …

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Memories are made of this

I was recently invited to a screening of the film Upstream Colour, and lead a discussion of the scientific elements of the film afterwards. It's an excellent film, but challenging. Spoiler warnings are irrelevant; I could describe in detail the exact sequence of events in the film and you'd still …

Self-Care Is Not Optional: How Burnout Ended My Career at the Shelter

Four years ago on my birthday I gave my two weeks’ notice at the animal shelter where I worked. Quitting felt like defeat, guilt, and failure, …

Why you need to be crowdsourcing

This is the age of mass participation. Wikipedia is produced by millions of unpaid volunteers. Games like World of Warcraft are mass multi-player …

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This Practice May Boost Intelligence And Lower Stress By Re-Wiring Your Brain

Meditation and mindfulness aren't just buzz words. A growing body of scientific research shows that the simple act of sitting still in thought confers long-term health benefits -- and even changes in brain function.<p>What exactly have scientists discovered? Here are eight scientifically backed …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

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Arousal and Performance: How Stress and Fear Affect Tactical Performance | The Art of Manliness

Think back to the last time you experienced a high amount of psychological stress. For example, after you were in a fender bender or before you had …

10 Ways To Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Comment on What the iPad Is and What it Isn’t by Lydia

I agree with the post in which Ipads are becoming more and more popular within schools, especially elementary schools. When I see schools …

A School With No Teachers, Where Students Teach Themselves

Living here for the next month are some of the 4,000 potential students who already made the first cut by passing cognitive skill tests online.<p>Now …

25 Ways To Use Pinterest With Bloom’s Taxonomy

Recently, I’ve been spending quite a bit of my time researching how to use Pinterest in the classroom in a way that is meaningful and relevant. I’ve …