Weird sea creatures discovered in Antarctic A new species of yeti crab piles around the hydrothermal vents in Antarctica. NERC ChEsSo Consortium Scientists doing their first exploring of deep-sea vents in the Antarctic have uncovered a world unlike anything found around other hydrothermal vents, one populated by new species of anemones, predatory sea stars, and piles of hairy-chested yeti crabs. THE GOLD MEDAL MIND The day before Jonathan Jordan was to compete in the 1996 NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships in Bakersfield, he got food poisoning and had to be rushed to the hospital. His coach tried to convince him to withdraw from the next day's race, but with the championship on the line, Jordan refused to quit. The next morning, the 26-year-old triple and long jumper from suburban Chicago focused all his energy on the one good jump he knew he had to make. "I put everything into it," he said. "I was more relaxed than I ever was." When the jump measured an expansive 23 feet, a surprised Jordan said, "Oh my God."
Should Teachers Friend Their Students? On Facebook, how classroom rules do and do not apply. In real life, people don't just usually walk right up to you and ask you to be their friend. Little kids do, I guess, but adults generally see that sort of question as just plain weird. I think of this sometimes when my students friend me on Facebook—adding yet another layer of complexity to the question of how best to balance the teacher-student-friend relationship—a layer of complexity that just five years ago did not exist. Many schools have responded to this new reality by creating official Facebook policies. But mine is a private high school that trusts its teachers to behave responsibly until, I suppose, someone doesn't.
Top 10 Motivational YouTube Videos for Entrepreneurs Whether you’re a young kid who dreams of doing something incredible or a veteran with an extensive entrepreneurial résumé, we all need motivation. Skipping past the cat videos, one of the greatest sources of motivation is YouTube. Here are 10 of the top motivational YouTube videos for entrepreneurs. Motivational Videos for Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurs Can Change the World 785,871 views · 2:20 1000 Interesting Facts Butterflies cannot fly if their body temperature is less than 86 degrees. Neurons multiply at a rate 250,000 neurons per minute during early pregnancy. Elephants have the longest pregnancy in the animal kingdom at 22 months. The longest human pregnancy on record is 17 months, 11 days.
15 Awesome Inspirational Quotes by Celebrities and Famous People Let these words of greatminds inspire you and help you to achieve your goals and live a fulfilling life. (Image Source) (Image Source) (Image Source) (Image Source) Bloom's Digital Taxonomy This is the introduction to Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. The different taxonomical levels can be viewed individually via the navigation bar or below this introduction as embedded pages. This is an update to Bloom's Revised Taxonomy which attempts to account for the new behaviours and actions emerging as technology advances and becomes more ubiquitous. Bloom's Revised Taxonomy describes many traditional classroom practices, behaviours and actions, but does not account for the new processes and actions associated with Web 2.0 technologies, infowhelm (the exponential growth in information), increasing ubiquitous personal technologies or cloud computing.Bloom's Digital Taxonomy isn't about the tools or technologies rather it is about using these to facilitate learning.
Inspiration from 20 of the World’s Top Online Entrepreneurs When done right, communication is the most powerful thing in the world. A true message communicated powerfully will permanently change the way people think and act. Effective communication also happens to be one of my passions. So when Michael Dunlop asked me to edit a book of interviews with 20 of the world’s most successful online entrepreneurs, I saw it as an opportunity to flex my communicative muscle. I expected to edit each interview into a piece of effective communication that would change the way the reader would think, act, and ultimately make money online.