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Phony balance, manufactured conflict: The media just confuses the truth

By feasting on controversy and focusing on the trivial, the media misinforms us about policy and misserves us all<p>Reporters are drawn to conflict, as is the news audience. “Everyone loves a fight” is how one scholar put it. With “he said, she said” journalism, reporters don’t have to wait for …

The Food Lab: How to Make a Chick-Fil-A Sandwich at Home

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>We've been hearing an awful lot about Chick-Fil-A—the Atlanta-based fried chicken sandwich fast food chain—in the news recently, and it's <i>not</i> been about how awesome their chicken sandwiches are, which is somewhat …

29 Historically Impossible Details in Famous Movies

China's Diabetes Rates Highest In The World

Nearly 12 percent of Chinese adults (about 113.9 million people) are suffering from diabetes, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on Tuesday.<p>Based on nearly 99,000 samples taken in 2010, the study estimates that 11.6 percent of Chinese adults …

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

Jinnah and the Making of Pakistan

The ability of Jinnah to unite a series of political expediencies with the popular appeal of Islam to demand a separate state for the Muslim people, …

Want to train your brain? Play StarCraft

<i>(Credit: Blizzard)</i><p><b>A new study has found that real-time strategy gaming can increase the cognitive flexibility of the player.</b><p>Studies have demonstrated …

Unlocking the Teacher in All of Us

It works very much like Youtube's user-generated and user-ranked content. Just as YouTube has challenged our notions of who is a filmmaker, Sophia …

Integrating Current Events into History Teaching

A MiddleWeb Blog<p><b>by Jody Passanisi & Shara Peters</b><p>As social studies teachers, we are responsible for ensuring that our students have proper exposure to …

The Plantagenets

• <b>Author:</b> Dan Jones<p><b>The New York Times bestseller that tells the story of Britain’s greatest and worst dynasty—“a real-life Game of Thrones” (The Wall Street Journal)—by the author of The Templars</b><p>The first Plantagenet kings inherited a blood-soaked realm from the Normans and transformed it into an …

California 10th Graders Improve Their Writing Skills—Through an Interactive Fiction Game

Jason Sellers and class onscreen at<br>the French American International School, San Francisco, CA.<p>Jason Sellers wanted his 10th-grade English students …