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A Stanford researcher's 15-minute study hack improves test grades by a third of a grade — Quartz. Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school.

A Stanford researcher's 15-minute study hack improves test grades by a third of a grade — Quartz

Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more. Wall Street Journal subscriptions with miles: get 8+ cents a mile in value. The last year has been marked by a drumbeat of news about devaluations of your miles and how much harder it can be to use your miles for flights.

Wall Street Journal subscriptions with miles: get 8+ cents a mile in value

But one great mileage value that’s been spared is subscribing for newspapers and magazines. There are a bunch available at MagsforMiles.com and you’ll probably not care much for most of them. But subscriptions to the Wall Street Journal are incredibly valuable. You can get a year’s worth of the Wall Street Journal in print for as few as 3,200 miles.

Without miles a cash discounted Wall Street Journal subscription costs $12 for 3 months…then $28.99 / month after that. United States of America travel guide. United States of America Map of the mainland US, insular areas and Minor Outlying Islands.

United States of America travel guide

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". The Arkansas mass executions on Easter Monday must be stopped. In the state of Arkansas this weekend, one of America’s largest and most successful businesses intervened in an historic legal action to try to stop a mass execution from going ahead.

The Arkansas mass executions on Easter Monday must be stopped

View Opportunity. View Opportunity. View Opportunity. Small Business CRM & Marketing Software All-In-One. Ensuring. Data Imaginist - Announcing ggraph: A grammar of graphics for relational data. NASA Is Harnessing Graph Databases To Organize Lessons Learned From Past Projects. NASA famously maintains a “lessons learned” database containing valuable information from its past programs and projects.

NASA Is Harnessing Graph Databases To Organize Lessons Learned From Past Projects

To be more productive, get scientific about your playlist selections — Quartz. When nothing else seems to get us motivated, music does.

To be more productive, get scientific about your playlist selections — Quartz

In terms of work specifically, why does listening to music help us focus? The answer depends on quite a few factors… Music, your brain and emotions: the general stuff Studies about how music affects our brains and emotions have been ongoing since the the 1950s, when physicians began to notice the benefits of music therapy in European and U.S. hospital patients. Online Tools. 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education. The Americas Society and Council of the Americas invited me to discuss the role of social media in education with experts and leaders dedicated to advancing and shaping the political, economic, social and cultural agendas of the Western Hemisphere.

7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education

The purpose was to take what works in New York City and bring it to other education systems. To follow are some ideas I shared that global leaders can bring back to their countries. NASA Software Catalog 2017 18. Condorcet Internet Voting Service. President Trump thinks all confrontation is a zero-sum game; he's playing a different game than everyone else. President Trump addressing the National Governors Association at the White House on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.

President Trump thinks all confrontation is a zero-sum game; he's playing a different game than everyone else

Were They Prepared For Retirement? Financial Status At Advanced Ages In The Hrs And Ahead Cohorts w17824. Timeless Tips for 'Simple Sabotage' Since World War II, US intelligence agencies have devised innovative ways to defeat their adversaries.

Timeless Tips for 'Simple Sabotage'

In 1944, CIA’s precursor, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), created the Simple Sabotage Field Manual. This classified booklet described ways to sabotage the US’ World War II enemies. The OSS Director William J. How to Build a Probability Microscope - Issue 44: Luck. If the rumors are true, 20th Century Fox will release a remake of the 1966 science-fiction film Fantastic Voyage in the next year or two.

How to Build a Probability Microscope - Issue 44: Luck

The conceit behind the film is that its protagonists are shrunk down and injected into the human body, through which they travel in a microscopic submarine. At that size, a swirl of blood turns into dangerous turbulence. White blood cells can engulf their ship. Dark Patterns - User Interfaces Designed to Trick People. ML30: Marvin Minsky. Joe Armstrong & Alan Kay - Joe Armstrong interviews Alan Kay. Time Well Spent. Instapainting - Indie Hackers. The Amish understand a crucial thing about modern medicine that most Americans don’t — Quartz.

Venn Diagrams, can there be more than three sets? Can You Have A Card Games With Just Two Cards? Product Hunt LIVE w/ Gina Trapani, Cofounder ThinkUp, Founding Editor Lifehacker. Neil deGrasse Tyson conversation with Jeff Jarvis about science, journalisim, and connecting with people. 20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions. La Quinta Mattress Dominoes World Record. Leisure Activities and the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly. “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” Douglas Adams once wrote. Learning about game cards and their history via Mathew Powers @IUPUInformatics.

Sushi Go!™ Hanafuda. Hanafuda (花札?) Are playing cards of Japanese origin that are used to play a number of games. The name literally translates as "flower cards. "[1][2] The name also refers to games played with those cards. History[edit]