George Gallagher

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How Teachers And Schools Can Help When Bad Stuff Happens

It seemed like a good time to share some of the reminders and starting points (listed alphabetically):<p><b>Back to school after a natural disaster</b><p>"I would …

Mental Health

"There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less." - G.K. Chesterton https://t.co/ne17Sb2JDp

3 Wedding Posing Tips From Top Photographers

July 27, 2017<p>Photo: Roberto Valenzuela<p>Wedding photographers have a big job ahead of them. Not only are they usually involved in multiple shoots with …

Weddings

Lord, by the light of the Holy Spirit You have taught the hearts of your faithful. In the same Spirit help us to relish what is right and always rejoice in His consolation. Through Christ, our Lord. Amen. https://t.co/XD1Zticn79

The journey of the Church in 3 ½ minutes

YouTube

UN Poses Danger to Free Speech, Parents’ Rights

A dangerous alliance between United Nations bureaucrats and LGBT activists poses a new danger to free speech, free exercise of religion and parental …

Rights & Freedoms

This 27-year-old ex-Facebook engineer invented a super popular way to protect Mac PCs from hackers without Apple's help

A tiny security startup called Kolide is starting to make waves within the computer security world.<p>It helps businesses dive into the guts of their employees' Macintosh computers to find all the sketchy things a hacker could use to break into a corporate network.<p>Kolide is on the radar because its …

Workstations

Culzean castle

What is WPA3, why does it matter, and when can you expect it?

This week, Qualcomm announced that it would integrate WPA3 across its portfolio of mobile and networking products, including chipsets for routers, smartphones, tablets, and PCs. It’s the newest security suite from the Wi-Fi Alliance, the nonprofit organization that certifies Wi-Fi networking …

Wi-Fi

Gastro-trickery: how optical illusions could fool our minds and our taste buds

When psychologist Joseph Jastrow created his whimsical duck/rabbit illusion in 1899 it was to prove that an individual’s perception of the world is based on their emotional state, background and surroundings.<p>A child with a beloved pet bunny, for example, or an adult looking forward to Easter would …

Oxford University

PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU usage.<p>From …

Computer Hardware

You Can Still Become Fluent In Another Language as an Adult

There’s an age-old myth that says full-grown adults can’t become fluent in a second language. And lately, the media has been pointing to a new study …

Language Learning

Archaeologists Search for Scotland’s Royal Dockyards

AIRTH, SCOTLAND—<i>The Falkirk Herald</i> reports that archaeologists led by historian John Reid are investigating a possible site for the sixteenth-century …

Archaeology

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

NASA Data: Earth Cooled by Half a Degree Celsius From '16-'18

The average global temperature dropped by more than half a degree Celsius from February 2016 to February 2018, according to recent NASA …

Global Warming

Catacombs of Saint Gaudiosus

The burial place of an obscure North African saint was turned into a macabre body preservation factory for the 17th-century Neapolitan elite.<p>In the …

Ancient History

Scientists Calculate the Pressure Inside a Proton and It's Higher Than in a Neutron Star

The pressure inside the particles that make up every atom in the universe could be greater than the pressure inside the densest stars, according to a …

Physics

Scotland’s decision to deny Westminster consent for the EU Withdrawal Bill could spark the worst constitutional crisis the country has ever seen

At Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday, Jeremy Corbyn asked Theresa May just <i>how much</i> friction she was willing to tolerate on the border. He was …

United Kingdom

Don't Tell Anyone, But We Just Had Two Years Of Record-Breaking Global Cooling

<b>Inconvenient Science:</b> NASA data show that global temperatures <i>dropped</i> sharply over the past two years. Not that you'd know it, since that wasn't …

Climate

5 Ways to Handle Disrespectful Behavior from Children

Whether your child rolls her eyes and says, "Whatever Mom!" when you tell her to start her homework or she pretends she can't hear you when you tell …

Parenting

Lost City Of Atlantis Found In North Sea?

Divers from oil companies located within the north sea, have been discovering the remains of a drowned ancient city which once spanned from the UK …

Archaeology

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Self-improvement

Blooms Taxonomy

New: Bloom's Taxonomy Planning Kit for Teachers<p>Read More About New: Bloom's Taxonomy Planning Kit for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile …

Pedagogy

Specially Designed Instruction for Children With Learning Disabilities

What is the definition of specially designed instruction (SDI) and which children benefit from it? Get the facts about SDI and why it's required in …

Pedagogy

3 Incredibly Easy Tips For Better Night Photography

I absolutely love night photography. I can remember the first time I took some night time photos and I was blown away by what I saw through the …

Shutter Speed

Raspberry Pi NeTV2 Open Video Development Board

This week a new open video development board has been launched via the Crowd Supply funding website with the aim of raising $15,000 over the next 47 …

Raspberry Pi

Stonehenge secret revealed? Scientist suggests new theory about ancient site

The ingenuity of our Stone Age ancestors never ceases to amaze.<p>Complex timber walkways. Towns built entirely of slate. Intimidating standing stones — and enormous stone circles.<p>But some apparent achievements are still such a wonder that they are a cause for doubt.<p>Such as moving Stonehenge’s …

Archaeology

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

Psychology

A Chemist Shines Light on a Surprising Prime Number Pattern

When a crystallographer treated prime numbers as a system of particles, the resulting diffraction pattern created a new view of existing conjectures …

Mathematics

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Gardening