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So You Want To Fill Your House With Weird Plants

Freaky foliage to spruce up your home, and accessories to keep it looking lush.<p>Maybe it’s turning 30, or maybe I’m just dreaming of a greener …

Proportional Pie Chart of the World’s Most Spoken Languages [2000x3261]

Canada Has Homework If It Wants To Be An 'Education Superpower'

Thank you for the gracious pat on the back, BBC, but let's look at more data before policy makers and universities believe their …

An Honest Ad Revealing How Dairy Products Don’t Actually Help Us To Grow Up Big and Strong

On a calcium rich episode of Cracked‘s <i>Honest Ads</i> series, businessman Roger Horton (Jack Hunter) stars in a parody commercial that reveals the truth …

The User's Manual To Design Thinking Your Teaching

I have a confession to make. I've become obsessed with Design Thinking. It's gotten to the point where I "Design Thinking" everything. <i>How do I Design</i> …

LeBron James shaves head, hits gym after humbling Finals loss

LeBron James is already back training mere days after being eliminated in the NBA Finals. Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports<p>LeBron James may still be …

Radiohead: Watch the Story of 'OK Computer'

Radiohead's <i>OK Computer</i> turns 20 this June and in a new <i>Rolling Stone</i> cover story, the band looks back at the forces that inspired the record, its …

Indie Music

Finding 'Moms': Randy Foye's Mother's Day celebration

RED BANK, N.J. -- Randy Foye remembers last seeing his mother 27 years ago, standing tall in a flowered dress, beaming down at him at his …

She's Singing To Save The Language Her Residential School Tried To Destroy

"You had to go outside and pretend to be doing some chores so you could talk to other students that were there at residential school. We would be …

22 Things You Never Knew About 'The Fifth Element'

Twenty years after the release of "The Fifth Element" (on May 9, 1997), we still have one question: What in the world was that?<p>Luc Besson's flamboyant, over-the-top sci-fi epic, starring a blond Bruce Willis, an androgynous Chris Tucker, a tragically-coiffed Gary Oldman, and Milla Jovovich left …

Bruce Willis

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

In my opinion, parents of every student in every school at every level should demand that all students be taught how to code. They need this skill …

5 Drawing Exercises That Will Make Anyone An Artist

5 Drawing Exercises That Will Turn Anyone Into An Artist<p>April 24, 2017<p><i>The post was authored by Emily Potts with contributions from Whitney …

The creator of the toy everybody's obsessed with hasn't seen a penny for it

You know that crazy little fidget spinner all the cool kids (and cats, apparently) are whipping around these days? It's a huge success — but its …

Bricks 3D printed from just moondust and sunlight

One of the challenges we face when thinking about developing off-Earth settlements is what resources we could use to build our habitats – after all, …

Brad Pitt Joins Lineup Of Hollywood’s Leading Men Now Living In Recovery

In a new interview, the actor discusses his destructive drinking and his desire to get sober.<p>First Iron Man, then Batman, and now – Tyler Durden? In a recent interview with GQ, leading man Brad Pitt announced that he had quit drinking and was now living a sober life. His honesty is an inspiration …

11 herbs every gardener should try to grow this summer

This summer enhance your recipes, eliminate extra trips to the grocery store and cultivate a connection with nature with a few sprigs or leaves from an herb plant you’ve grown yourself. Herbs tie all gardeners together, whether grown in a large landscape or in pots on a windowsill, on their own or …

Free stock photos

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Bali

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Scandinavia

In the northernmost parts of Scandinavia the growing season is 60 days long. The rest of the year is basically a prelude to or a recovery from …

Landscaping

How to Successfully Grow Vines & Climbers: A Field Guide to Planting, Care & Design on Gardenista

Work Studios<p>Landscape Architect Visit: Scott Lewis Turns A Small SF Backyard Into an Urban Oasis<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Window Boxes<p>Garden Visit: …

Landscaping

Discovery of North America’s Oldest Settlement Proves Native Canadian Legend True

The Heiltsuk Nation are indigenous Canadians whose ancestors once controlled 6,000 sq. miles (approx. 16,000 sq. km) of coastline in what is now …

How to Create a Danish-Cord Seating Surface

You've got to see it to beweave it<p>A bench is a great entry-level piece of furniture to build. It's useful and not as difficult to make as a chair. …

Scientists Have Made a Huge Breakthrough In Cryogenics

Cryopreservation<p>Cryopreservation is the process of freezing organs and tissues at very low temperatures in order to preserve them. While it sounds …

This animation shows how fast a rocket must go to leave every planet

Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX announced Monday that it plans to launch two paying customers around the moon in late 2018.<p>How hard will that be to accomplish, exactly?<p>Gravity makes it possible for us to live on Earth, but it also makes it pretty hard to leave.<p>Satellites fight gravity by …

This Picture Of Strawberries Is Made With Mostly Gray Pixels, Still Looks Red

HOW ARE THEY RED??<p>Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>This photo by Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a Professor of Psychology at Ritsumeikan University in Japan, looks like it’s just a strawberry tart with a weird filter over it.<p>In actuality, it’s an image made of mostly gray (with some green) pixels.<p>Kitaoka …

Children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder show unique handwriting patterns: Integrative education system should consider this factor, say experts

Integrative education system should consider this factor, say experts<p>The new study found that children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder …

Make a No-Kill Mouse Trap With a Soda Bottle

If you find yourself with an uninvited mouse guest and want a humane solution to catch the critter, you can easily make a non-lethal trap with just a …

Housekeeping

I Quit Using Shampoo... Yes, Really

I am pretty lazy. I don't spend a ton of time on any beauty regimen and I despise getting dressed up. So, when I read about being able to go days and days without washing my hair, I was all for trying it. Don't judge me. I have three kids, work two jobs, and it takes hours for my hair to air dry. …

50+ Free Tech Tools For Your Classroom

It’s not always easy to find the confidence to try new things and integrate 21st-century applications in the classroom. We are here to give you the …

Education Technology

How to Get Started With Genius Hour for Elementary Classrooms?

I believe that every single child is gifted and that every kid has a talent which we as educators should help uncover. This is not easy when you have …

15 Science Experiments To Try This Easter Break

Endless fun with things you probably have in your kitchen cupboard already.