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10 apps to help you produce your next album on your phone

Forget bedroom producer. You can be a waiting-in-line-at-the-airport producer.<p>In the music industry of even 10 years ago, it was rare to produce an entire album outside of the studio. The launch of GarageBand 6 in 2010 changed that, ushering in a new type of musician: the bedroom producer. Home …

Music Production

10 Stocks With 'Significant Upside' in an Overpriced Market | Investopedia

In an annual exercise, Barron's picks their ten favorite stocks for the following year, based on a combination of their own analysis and …

Raspberry Pi Bitcoin Mining

If you are interested in taking advantage of the huge Bitcoin price surge recently which took the crypto currency passed the $12,000 mark, or would …

32 Characteristics of High-Performing Classrooms 🤔💡🏆💪🏽 (by @TeachThought) #edchat #education #elearning #edtech #engchat #mathchat #ukedchat https://t.co/eOl4mrF7iu

FruitNanny: The Raspberry Pi Baby Monitor For Geeks

Having a child is perhaps the greatest “hack” a human can perform. There’s no soldering iron, no Arduino (we hope), but in the end, you’ve managed to …

Raspberry Pi

Amazing maps show the world as you've never seen it

Previous slide Next slide 1 of 10 View All Skip Ad<p>Air pollution<p>Back to image

Geography

The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State

<i>Welcome to Urban Legends, a month-long collection of articles dissecting persistent myths, unexplained phenomena, shared nightmares, and tales so</i> …

Here’s 22 Green Day covers you didn’t know you needed

The proceeds from this sick Earth Day compilation go to a Puerto Rico relief fund.<p>Pinegrove frontman Evan Stephans Hall and former Pinegrove member …

Brewing a great cup of coffee depends on chemistry and physics

Coffee is unique among artisanal beverages in that the brewer plays a significant role in its quality at the point of consumption. In contrast, …

Coffee

My Growth Mindset Lessons Usually Go Well, But What I Did Today Was The Best Yet (Student Hand-Outs Included)

I’ve done a variety of different types of lessons over the years about a growth mindset, and you can see most of them at The Best Resources On …

25 Slow Cooker Meals You Can Eat When You Get Home from Work

You've been told time and time again that slow cookers help get weeknight dinner on the table without fuss. But you'll soon discover that many …

50 Essential Albums of 1967

From the Doors' debut to Aretha Franklin's first smash<p>This survey of the most important and influential albums released in 1967 was first published …

Aretha Franklin

Another Internet post dissecting the troubling EQAO math results and the state of math education as we know it…

<i>*Record screech* *Freeze frame* Yup – that’s us. You’re probably wondering how we got here. Well, let’s start from the beginning.</i><p>Okay, we’ll start in …

The Inquiry Teacher

One powerful characteristic of the inquiry teacher is that they, themselves are inquirers. They ask questions in the classroom. They ask questions of …

Best Cooking Method for Steak: The Reverse Sear | The Art of Manliness

While on book tour in Chicago a few months back, I had the honor and pleasure of sitting down to enjoy a leisurely meal, and a few cold beers, with …

Don't Mine Bitcoin. Mine Altcoins fool!

I’m no Pliny the Elder but I’m here to tell you there’s a gold rush occurring in the cryptocurrency mining space. Whether you’ve just overcome your …

The 20 silliest Raspberry Pi projects

Teabag dunker<p>The Raspberry Pi has reimagined what's possible with low-cost computing: powering robots that clear landmines and conducting experiments …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

A STEM competition that connects urban planners with next-generation thinkers: students!

BIO<p>Natalie Coleman is a TED-Ed Innovative Educator, a US military veteran, and a K-8 administrator in Illinois. As the Science and Social Science …

Instant Potatoes Are the Key to Quick, Delicious Gnocchi

Welcome back to Sunday Sustenance, the weekly column of simple, delicious meals for the laziest of weekdays. We’ve had thunderstorms and flood …

Mind Jars: a mindfulness tool to help kids relax

These funky little relaxation jars are so easy to make and are wonderful visual aid for helping kids calm themselves when they’re feeling anxious or …

Mindfulness

DIY Raspberry Pi Portable Arcade Console (video)

Gamers and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for a project to keep them busy this weekend may be interested in a new tutorial which has been created …

Can you solve the painted-cubes problem? #mathchat #breakoutedu https://t.co/YLe9yEKQDs

Raspberry Pi Online Simulator Now Available On Azure Announces Microsoft

Microsoft has this week announced the availability of a new Raspberry Pi online simulator which has been added to the Azure IoT Hub allowing users to …

Raspberry Pi

5 Good Speech to Text Extensions for Teachers

July , 2017 Speech to text technologies allow you to transcribe your speech into text in a couple of clicks. Most of the established platforms …

Speech Recognition

Huge Functionality, Small Package: A Custom Tablet, Raspberry Style

As the adage goes, “if you want something done right, do it yourself.” Desirous of a tablet but preferring to eschew consumer models, [Stefan …

Raspberry Pi

Teaching with Raspberry Pis and PiNet

Education is our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, so of course we love tools that help teachers and other educators use Raspberry Pis in a …

Raspberry Pi

This Game Tests Your Ability to Spot Fake News

Now more than ever it’s important to be able to tell when you’re reading #FakeNews. However, determining whether something is fake or real isn’t …

Incorporating the Major Third Across Multiple Octaves in a Blues-Based Solo

Last month we explored the concept of interjecting the major third into solo lines based primarily on the minor pentatonic and blues scales. This …

Guitar

This DIY floating cooler is guaranteed to be a hit at your next party

Throwing a pool party can be an awesome way to get family and friends together during the summer. From the diving to the splashing, there's nothing more fun than spending a sunny day in the pool with your favorite people.<p>Along with the other party prep, you'll, of course, want to stock your home …