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11 Signs You'll Be Together For A *Long* Time

#3 is super important.<p>When you're still in the stage of your relationship where you have sex every time you see each other and fall asleep spooning every night, a small part of you might wonder (and worry) if this great thing in your life will actually last. The nightly marathon sex probably won't, …

Channing Tatum

Walk yourself fit: how striding out could transform your body

You walk every day without giving it a thought, but what if you could unlock a better, fitter, stronger you?<p>• Plus scroll down for step-by-step instructions<p>“Some people walk like this.” Joanna Hall, sports scientist, one-time TV fitness guru and now walking expert springs off to demonstrate a walk. …

Yoga

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

Are Video Games Becoming Too Focused On Multiplayer?

When we used to talk about how gaming was becoming more and more infused with multiplayer, it was a different conversation. A few years ago, this manifested itself in a much more specific and niche way, where traditionally single-player games would add on a bonus multiplayer mode. That led us to …

Are Multiplayer Games the Future of Education?

A new classroom approach tries to bring more competition into the classroom.<p>It was just supposed to be a quick trip to Beijing, a touristy group thing to take in the sights. It wasn't supposed to go down like this. There wasn't supposed to be a lost manuscript; the travelers weren't supposed to …

9 Deadly Outbreaks That Plagued Mankind (And One That's Spreading Now)

Smallpox. Swine Flu. H1N1. SARS. Nothing brings on a chill or a case of the willies like an infectious disease, whether it's in your country, on the …

Johnson: OK computer

JOHNSON’s first foreign-language class was typical: a gaggle of 14-year olds, hormones raging, are gathered in a classroom when Señora White strolls …

Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom: New Report

Last week saw the release of <i>Teaching in the Connected Learning Classroom</i>, a free Connected Learning report I edited. I’m hoping you’ll spend some …

How to Pick Your Life Partner - Part 1

To a frustrated single person, life can often feel like this:<p>And at first glance, research seems to back this up, suggesting that married people are …

Meet Oppia, Google’s New Open Source Project That Allows Anyone To Create An Interactive Learning Experience

Google has become an increasingly active participant in the world of education, particularly when it comes to exploring the role technology can play in re-imagining the way we learn. With Google Play for Education, Android and Play-powered Samsung tablets for the classroom and its work with MOOCs …

An ADDIE infographic for online training

© Commonwealth of Australia, 2014<p>Flexible Learning Australia has developed an interactive infographic for developing online training. Click here to …

KQED

Practomime.com<p>By Nathan Maton<p>What can possibly get kids excited to learn a dead language? This was the challenge for Latin teacher Kevin …

13 Books For Learning Designers To Read

429 Shares<p>I know how much learning professionals love to read. This previous list was crazy popular, so here is a new one. Most of these books were …

Predicting Dropout Student: An Application of Data Mining Methods in an Online Education Program « Online Learning Update

<b>by Erman Yukselturk, et al; EURODL</b><p>This study examined the prediction of dropouts through data mining approaches in an online program. The subject of …

This Hilarious Animated Short Film Explains Exactly What Happens In Your Mind When You Meet Your Crush

What actually goes on in your mind when you meet your crush? This animated short film explains it all and will surely make you smile.

A response to New Yorker article on 'A MOOC Mystery'

The New Yorker published an article yesterday titled “A MOOC Mystery: Where Do Online Students Go?" which tried to explain low MOOC completion rates …

DEMOCRACY | The Economist

Democracy was the most successful political idea of the 20th century. Why has it run into trouble, and what can be done to revive it?<p>THE protesters …

What exactly is an entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs are everybody’s favourite heroes. Politicians want to clone them. Popular television programmes such as “The Apprentice” and “Dragons’ …

How to Make Your Brainstorming Sessions Instantly More Effective | Inc.com

You don’t hire jerks and show boaters, so that means your team is probably composed largely of nice people. That’s good news for your sanity and productivity at the office, but according to a trio of leading experts on innovation it may pose a challenge when it comes to generating new ideas.<p>Why? …

Brainstorming

6 Invaluable Lessons for Startups From Stanford's Famed Design School

Businesses, especially startups, are getting slammed by a shortage of designers. Venture capital firms are setting up programs to link talented …

How to Increase Metabolism: The Fastest Way to Lose Weight

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long<p>Speed up your metabolism to lose weight now<p>Speed Up Your Metabolism<p>Here's a secret: slaving away inside your body—right this minute—is your very own personal trainer working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat. It's called your metabolism, …

5 Super Drinks That Will Help You Be Immortal

Forget smartphones, immortality is the hot new thing in the tech business. From Oracle boss Larry Ellison to Google cofounder Sergey Brin, billionaire tech executives are spending millions to avoid a date with the Grim Reaper. While the work being financed largely involves man-made solutions like …

How to Help Cyprus Help Itself

For the past several years, EU politicians have been locked in shortsighted and often self-defeating policies for bailing out troubled euro zone countries. They have insisted (in principle, correctly) that troubled countries get their financial house in order as a condition for receiving bailout …

Change Management Is Bigger Than Leadership

If an organization needs to undergo significant change, that’s a leadership issue, right? Old dogs will learn new tricks when the lead dog — or ape, or penguin, depending on the management fable of the moment — shows them off. Leaders need to craft compelling elevator speeches, relentlessly deliver …

10 lessons from the Cyprus bailout

<b>1 Capital controls are back</b><p>Throughout the 1960s, with Harold Wilson's Britain dogged by sterling crises and balance of payments woes, holidaymakers …