Chris Mann

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A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

5 Morning Yoga Moves That Are Better Than a Cup of Coffee

Stop hitting the snooze button and go do these powerhouse poses.<p>Some guys are hesitant to do yoga, because they think it's all about saying "om" and barely breaking a sweat. But anyone who’s ever gone to a power Vinyasa or Bikram class or finally mastered the Crow pose knows that the right kind of …

How Does Circumcision Really Affect Your Sex Life? Here Are the Facts

A growing number of guys are speaking out against what they see as a cruel and barbaric practice. But how much does it actually affect your sex life?<p>When Adam Zeldis was 16, Howard Stern changed his mind about his penis forever. On his show, Stern was talking about how circumcision changes sexual …

Microsoft buys edtech startup Flipgrid and makes the video discussion tool free for all schools

Microsoft has acquired education technology startup Flipgrid, Inc., and immediately announced that the subscription social learning platform will be …

The Cities That Never Existed

What if the urban visions of famous architects and planners had actually been built?<p>It was a bright summer morning in 1940. As Paris emptied of people, a single panic-stricken thought swept through the chaos of the crowds: <i>Il y a péril en la demeure</i>—there is danger in delay. The thief thought so …

Tikka Masala Is A Scam And Other Lessons From Pakistani Restaurants

These restaurants are havens where I don’t have to explain myself, where being Pakistani is the default.<p><b>In a college</b> dorm full of Pakistanis lazily singing along to Qawwali, I experience two firsts: one, I see a group of my people getting high for the first time, and two, I learn what a kati roll …

Remedies for relaxation

Herbivore Botanicals Calm bath salts<p>Bath salts are a surefire way to relax after a long day. Sprinkle a handful into water, and let them infuse the …

Candles

A study exploring the impact of lecture capture availability and lecture capture usage on student attendance and attainment

Introduction<p>The last decade has witnessed growth in the use of lecture capture within higher education (Walker et al. 2014; Henderson 2014). …

Lionel Messi’s Big Miss

I know two things about penalty kicks. The first is that their outcomes are arbitrary. There’s a thriving subgenre of soccer literature—my sense is that it’s mostly written by bored economists, on their blogs—devoted to proving this. During a penalty, everyone is guessing. The player taking the …

Summer Pasta Recipes That Will Be The Most Popular Dish On the Table, Guaranteed

FYI, your sister-in-law is going to want the recipe.<p>When the summer months hit we’re always game to lighten up. Whether we’re talking our hair color, …

Is the IPCC Wrong about Sea Level Rise?

The dangers and costs associated with future sea level rise have been heavily publicized. Computer visualizations of future flooding show the inundation of low-lying areas, including disappearance of many low-lying islands.<p>The most commonly quoted sea level rise predictions are those of the IPCC’s …

20 Effective Life Hacks for All Occasions

Household tricks and life hacks are invented to make our lives easier. They are proven by the experience of many people and are guaranteed to work, …

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Apple Loop: New iPhone Design Confirmed, Goodbye Lightning Port, Apple Faces Awkward iPhone Problems

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the latest camera and fast charging technology for the new iPhone X machines, switching from lightning to USB-C, repair issues facing the MacBook Pro and the iPhone 7 family, why the iPhone X is the world’s …

MacBook Pro

Cristiano Ronaldo and the record-breaking hat-trick: Could he be the greatest footballer the planet has ever seen?

It just had to be a Real Madrid player who inflicted more pain on Spain, didn’t it? Two days after their coach, Julen Lopetegui, was sacked for negotiating to become Real’s next manager behind the Spanish Football Federation’s back, the man who has been that club’s driving force for almost a decade …

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 p.m. and It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

What does the future of the game look like?

Deconstructing cricket<p>More T20s? More countries? More leagues? The Olympics?<p>A decade ago, Afghanistan had just come through World Cricket League …

Report Reveals Reasons Why Liverpool's Nabil Fekir Deal Fell Through & What Could Happen Next

Liverpool's attempts to renegotiate the transfer fee to take Nabil Fekir from Lyon to Anfield at the eleventh hour was the trigger to the proposed …

8 of the World’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes, According to Experts

Dozens of people have died, hundreds are missing and many more homes were destroyed after separate volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala that …

Hawaii Volcano: Lava Flow Completely Fills The Beautiful Kapoho Bay

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano claimed its latest victim, the picturesque Kapoho Bay as it filled the bay with molten lava flows. Overnight, hundreds of homes were destroyed as rivers of lava poured into oceanfront communities.<p>Just a few days ago Kapoho Bay was a beautiful vacation destination, filled …

Kilauea

126 Bloom’s Taxonomy Verbs for Digital Learning 🤔💡💻🕹📱🏆 (by @TeachThought) #edchat #education #elearning #edtech #ukedchat #satchat #mathchat https://t.co/UovMlfCRho

The 6 Biggest New iPhone Features Apple Just Announced

Apple’s annual WWDC event began Monday as these things always do: With a keynote featuring CEO Tim Cook and other executives, who revealed a handful …

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows us to monitor our performance and alerts us to important changes we need to make. And indeed, …

Self-help

These Are the Most Valuable Roadless Areas Left on Earth

All Over the Map<p>A new map reveals the extent to which roads have fragmented wild lands.<p>Wild lands void of roads are among the last relatively undisturbed parts of the planet. Although as much as 80 percent of Earth’s land surface is still roadless, that territory has been fragmented into nearly …

Jose Mourinho picks his four favourites to win the 2018 World Cup

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes there are four front-runners to win the World Cup in Russia this summer.<p>The Portuguese boss, who …

23 Metacognition Questions 🤔💡🏆 (by @ImpactWales) #edchat #education #elearning #edtech #engchat #mathchat #ukedchat https://t.co/hOJQ6awRrW

Tools That Help Give Every Student a Voice in Class

We’ve all had students who have great ideas but don’t share them aloud in class for one reason or another. You can probably picture those students in …

Education Technology

Stop Giving Grades So Kids Can Learn

Nothing gets in the way of learning more than grades.

Bayern Munich Eye England Stopper as Long-Term Replacement for Manuel Neuer

Bayern Munich will send scouts to watch England keeper Jordan Pickford at this summer's World Cup as fears over Manuel Neuer's fitness …