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BT Sport to show Liverpool vs. Real Madrid Champions League free online

<b>BT Sport have announced that they will show the Champions League final for free online via YouTube and the BT Sport App and website.</b><p>It’s great news …

Soccer

Nigel Slater’s early summer salad recipes

As the days warm up, I find myself in need of recipes that involve slightly less time spent at a hot stove. The sort of unhurried cooking that fits comfortably into summer living, when there seems to be less time to cook and when the great outdoors beckons. There is not one of this month’s …

Passionfruit

15 Salad Recipes WITHOUT Romaine Lettuce - One Green Planet

With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issuing a warning about E.Coli in Romaine Lettuce, it’s important to be safe and know what to …

Avocados Go Sweet, Not Savory, in Indonesia

I can still remember the first time someone asked if I wanted avocado on my sandwich. I’d been in Seattle barely a month, and I was still adjusting to driving on the wrong side of the road and all that. “Yet another cultural quirk!” I thought to myself.<p>To clarify, avocados were not new to me. It …

Healthy Eating

Crispy, Custardy Baked Tofu That Just Happens to Be the Easiest

In high school, I was a hurdler—I ran the 150-meter and 300-meter races, and I skinned up my knees a lot, and found the whole thing totally thrilling. After three springtimes of six-days-a-week hurdles, I know a hurdle pretty well. Well enough to know that tofu has them, in spades.<p>Poor tofu. …

Tofu

Legends of Learning: The Game-Based Science Platform for Grades 3-8

Sponsored by Legends of Learning From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Students love to play games, and …

One-Third Of Everest Deaths Are Sherpa Climbers

<i>Our series Take A Number is exploring problems around the world — and the people who are trying to solve them — through the lens of a single number.</i><p>The autographs of people who have stood atop the world's highest mountain line the walls of the Rum Doodle Bar and Restaurant in Kathmandu. The best …

Mountaineering

How babies learn – and why robots can’t compete

If we could understand how the infant mind develops, it might help every child reach their full potential. But seeing them as learning machines is not the answer. By Alex Beard<p>Deb Roy and Rupal Patel pulled into their driveway on a fine July day in 2005 with the beaming smiles and sleep-deprived …

Parenting

This Healthy Kung Pao Chicken Comes Together in 20 Minutes

Looking for an easy dinner that really packs a punch? Kung pao chicken is your best bet. But before you place an order at your local takeout joint, …

Food

Create Random Story Starters in Google Sheets

Many years ago, before I taught social studies or got involved in educational technology, I taught a ninth grade language arts class. That year was a …

Education Technology

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online contributed by Jennifer Smith With the increasing popularity of STEM-focused learning more and more …

Education Technology

14 Jokes for Kids That Will Actually Make You Laugh

These jokes, appropriate for kiddos aged 7-10, are sure to get grown-ups to truly LOL.<p>No matter how old they are, kids are often naturally hilarious and often truly love being told and telling jokes, particularly of the question-and-answer variety. But as much as you may want to foster their love …

How to Use Netflix Secret Codes to Find Better Kids’ Entertainment

A major time-saver for family movie night.<p>By<p>Mar 14 2018, 5:47 PM<p>Picking something on Netflix for kids to watch isn’t always the easiest. The …

Six of the best pho recipes

<b>Vegan pho (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>30 min</b><br>Cook <b>1 hr 10 min</b><br>Serves <b>6</b><p>For the broth<b><br>1 white onion</b>, peeled, topped and tailed, to create flat surfaces for the griddle<b><br>2 large thumbs ginger</b>, peeledandhalvedlengthways<b><br>½ daikon</b>, peeled<b><br>3.5 litres water</b> <b><br>1kg mixed root veg</b> (carrot, swede, turnip, celeriac, parsnip)<b><br>250g</b> …

Onions

Yotam Ottolenghi’s noodle recipes

I’m often asked what my guilty food pleasure is, and my reply is usually: “I don’t mix guilt with pleasure.”But if pressed, I’ll come up with another answer: “Pot Noodles.” I know several chefs who are more than happy to pour boiling water into a plastic cup for their dinner, especially after many …

Spices

How to make the perfect dan dan noodles

If you’re not familiar with dan dan noodles, or if you’ve had this fiery, aromatic and addictively savoury snack in a restaurant but never made it yourself, this column will change your life. Named for the cry of the itinerant vendors who once roamed the streets of Chengdu with the tools of their …

Food & Dining

The Female Quran Experts Fighting Radical Islam in Morocco

“The women scholars here are even more important than men.”<p>Morocco is in a region vulnerable to terrorist recruitment, but it hasn’t had a significant attack on its own soil since 2011, when terrorists bombed a Marrakesh café. Yet ethnic Moroccans have been at the center of ISIS attacks in Europe. …

How I'm Creating My Own Lunar New Year Traditions

My paternal grandmother was the lioness in our family. Fearlessly immigrating to the United States with her three youngest children from Hong Kong …

Food & Dining

Long Noodles Star in This Lucky, Scrumptious Lunar New Year Feast

<i>Lunar New Year (which falls on February 16 this year) is celebrated across the globe by millions of people. It is rich with common customs and symbolism, but the holiday is personal and different for every family. This article—as well as the recipes for long life noodles, 8-ingredient whole steamed</i> …

Food & Dining

A foodie tour of South Korea

With the Winter Olympics shining a spotlight on this hi-tech country, a new culinary trip introduces visitors to zingy rice dishes and the world’s best bibimbap – all with a pleasingly messy disregard for formality<p>I’m not particularly hungover, having stuck to local Hite beer the evening before, …

South Korea

9 Korean Dishes to Cook Your Way Through the Olympics

This Friday, the 2018 Winter Olympics Games are slated to commence. You know the drill, athletes the world over gather to don uniforms that match the flags of their home country and speed, swish or slide across an icy surface. Personally, I can’t wait.<p>This year’s games take place in Pyeongchang, …

9 habits of unsuccessful people

<b>• Nobody's perfect — most of us have picked up a bad habit or two at some point.</b><p><b>• Most of the time, a bad habit won't wreck your whole life.</b><p><b>• Still, it's probably best to avoid these success-sabotaging tendencies.</b><p>Bad habits may not seem like a big deal on their own, but sometimes they can seriously …

A Writing Strategy That Works For Every Student, Every Time

A Writing Strategy That Works For Every Student, Every Time by Terry Heick Writing is difficult to teach, if for no other reason than it is also …

Teaching

12 Ways to Entertain (and Exhaust) Your Kid When They’re Stuck Inside

Beat the snow, rain, or even heat with quick activities that everyone can participate in.<p>By<p>Jan 09 2018, 6:24 PM<p>Serious winter weather can be an …

Pork Stir-Fry with Noodles (Lo Mein) | America's Test Kitchen

Use a cast-iron skillet for this recipe if you have one—it will help create the best sear on the pork. When shopping for Chinese rice wine, look for …

The Best Apps, Online Tools & Other Resources For Math

I haven’t created many “Best” lists for math, since I don’t teach it, but thought it would be worth bringing together what I have shared about that …

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p>Dec 22 2017, 9:52 AM<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families</i> …

The 21 Best Dishes To Try in Thailand

https://theculturetrip.com/asia/thailand/articles/the-21-best-thai-dishes-in-thailand/<p>Culture Trip<p>Check out our pick on Thailand's top 21 …

You Won't Be Asking For Another Ab Workout After You Do This One

There's no equipment needed for this eight-exercise circuit<p>"Whenever someone asks me for an ab workout, I give them one called Don't Ever Ask Me About Abs Again," says Bobby Maximus, author of <i>Men's Health</i> book <i>Maximus Body,</i> which includes high-intensity workouts to get you ripped fast. Like the name …

Workouts

Deathbed Regrets And How To Avoid Them

Photography of Victor Hugo on his death bed, by Félix Nadar<p>Deathbed Regrets<p>Life is so short. My imprisonment as a teenager made me aware of this …