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Uniqlo’s Tie-Up With Blizzard Is an Insta-Cop for Gamers

<b>Brand:</b> Blizzard Entertainment x Uniqlo UT<p><b>Season:</b> SS18<p><b>Key Pieces:</b> That depends on your favorite series. We think the <i>Overwatch</i> graphics (and the game …

Uniqlo

Kids and Tech: Why It’s OK to Stop Worrying About Your Children’s Screentime

My 10-year-old asked for an iPhone for his 11th birthday. Many of his friends have them. He will be starting middle school in the fall and will no …

Parenting

12 Great Ideas for Parent-Child Dates

When you have multiple kids, it can be hard to make sure that you’re getting enough quality time with each of them as individuals. That’s where going on “dates” with them comes in! It’ll give you a chance to bond and maybe even have heart-to-heart conversations that are more difficult to have in …

Kids

The war on gluten

The patients weren't crazy—Knut Lundin was sure of that. But their ailment was a mystery. They were convinced gluten was making them sick. Yet they …

University of Chicago

What's New in Google - April 2018

Catch up on everything new in G Suite for Education from April 2018, and see great ideas and resources!<br>Below is the recorded video from our <b>April 2018</b> …

Education Technology

Cascadia Megaquake Risk Rises As 'Slow Slip' Event Begins

Every 14 months, a long, slow earthquake happens under Puget Sound, putting stress on the Cascadia subduction zone.<p>SEATTLE, WA - The chance of a …

Geology

How to Teach a Young Kid to Be Brave Without being Mean

Parents can help children be brave without looking like a bully, by offering encouragement with a major dose of empathy and love.<p>It’s difficult to …

Parenting

Life Out Loud: Wayne Gretzky | by Wayne Gretzky

Andy Warhol. Ping pong. The psychology of “the safehouse.” The benefits of a 28-year marriage. The guilt of chasing down your hero.<p>This is not your …

Ice Hockey

X-ray laser boils water into strange plasma state hotter than Earth's core

Waiting for water to boil is a minor inconvenience that we've all experienced, but maybe we're just using the wrong tools. Instead of a kettle, next …

Chemistry

Experts Say Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 Was Intentionally Crashed

The Malaysian Airlines flight that went missing four years ago with more than 200 people aboard crashed into the Indian Ocean on purpose, aviation …

Airplanes

The Good Life and Open Online Learning | Technology and Learning

3 sentences caught my eye in the 5/12/18 Washington Post story on professor Laurie Santos’ Yale University course on Psychology and the Good</i> …

Higher Education

Kids Are Actually Happier With Fewer Toys. Here’s Why.

I can’t even tell you how many times my kids have busted me manically going though their toys fully intending to get rid of at least half of them. …

Kids

The Gaza Strip Is Only 25 Miles Long. Here’s How It Became the Center of Decades of Conflict

The border between Gaza and Israel has once again become the focal point for clashes between protesters and Israeli troops, as Palestinians …

Israel

How to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

M y patient, a math teacher and mother of three who spent 30 years standing in front of a classroom, gestured to her legs.<p>“What do you mean, ‘Live …

Inflammation

8 Tech-Free Products To Keep Toddlers Entertained on Road Trips

When you're not down with tablet time, traveling with kids can be much more challenging.<p>Keeping kids occupied and quiet(er) during a road trip …

Kids

China’s Last Cave Dwellers Fight to Keep Their Underground Homes

GEBENG, China — When armed bandits prowled this remote, mountainous stretch of the southwestern province of Guizhou in the chaotic years before the founding of modern China, the ethnic Miao villagers hid in the region’s enormous caves.<p>And there they have remained, even after China was united under …

China

Archiving Google Classroom Classes at the End of the Year

Time for a little end of the year housekeeping lesson. If you’re a Google Classroom user, at the end of the year please consider archiving your …

Archives

High School Reading Lists: 1922 vs. Today

If American students are ever going to compete on an international level, or even become the well-informed individuals who will lead the next …

High School

How to Prepare Kids to Spend Time Alone

All parents need time to get stuff done, and by leaving a kid alone & engrossed in an activity and writing down expectations they can find that time …

Parenting

Are Plastic Cutting Boards Better Than Wood?

Years ago, the government advised against using wooden cutting boards, saying they were more difficult to keep hygienically clean than plastic …

Woodworking

Professor Stephen Hawking's final theory: The universe is a hologram

Stephen Hawking has revealed from beyond the grave his final scientific theory - that the universe is a hologram.<p>The cosmologist, who died on March 14, has challenged previous theories of cosmic "inflation" and the "multiverse" in a new paper published in the Journal Of High Energy …

Physics

6 new ways to play a Quizlet Live game

Quizlet Live can make studying come alive for students -- and collaboratively! Try some of these new twists on it in your classroom. This post is …

Education Technology

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Physics

Why a faecal transplant could save your life

<b>The faecal transplant, also known as trans-poo-sion, surely has the title of medicine's most disgusting procedure.</b><p>It is pretty much what you are imagining - part of a faecal stool is taken from one person and given to another.<p>The purpose is to introduce new beneficial microbes to the receiving …

Mining and Metals in a Sustainable World - Reports - World Economic Forum

Scoping Paper:<br>Mining and Metals in a<br>Sustainable World<p>World Economic Forum Mining & Metals Industry Partnership in collaboration with Accenture<p>Click …

Three Good Places to Find Hands-on STEM Lessons

Like a lot of people, my most memorable moments from elementary school involved hands-on science lessons. One of my favorite experiences was making …

Education Technology

ALL Student Reproducibles From Our New Book Are Now Available To Everybody!

Our new book, <i>The ELL Teacher’s Toolbox: Hundreds of Practical Ideas to Support Your Students</i>, is out, and, like all our other books, the publisher …

Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Fields, And We Finally Know How That's Possible

Whoa, evolution. Just... whoa.<p>The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it's not the iron in their beaks providing a magnetic …

Biology

This Eradicated Disease Could Come Back as a Terrifying Biological Weapon

Smallpox has been eradicated since 1989, but scientists worry that that’s a false sense of security.<p>A Discovery series released Thursday produced by …

7 clever ways to use that USB drive again

Thumb drives used to be so cool. They came in every shape and material, from little plastic rectangles to rubber wristbands, novelty animals, and pens sporting a built-in USB-drive. We used to marvel at the data they contained, easily dragged and dropped into a special icon. They were simple and …