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5 Reasons To Move Abroad

If you are thinking about moving abroad, just go for it! Yes, moving abroad can put you out of your comfort zone, but at the same time it is extremely rewarding and can bring along many benefits from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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If you want to learn American Sign Language, here are 10 free or cheap online courses, apps, books, and resources to start with

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider While there are many different forms of sign language, American Sign Language is used by over one million people in the US and Canada.Below are 10 affordable or free online classes, apps, books, and websites to help you learn ASL as a beginner.Read more: As a TEFL-certified teacher, here are the 12 online courses and apps I recommend for learning English as...
Tags: Reviews, Education, Australia, US, Trends, Features, Netflix, Canada, Deaf, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, US UK, Nyle DiMarco, ASL, Gallaudet University


60 gifts for college students that they'll actually want to use, according to a recent grad

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The best gift ideas for college students are useful, but fun - like comfortable sneakers, a new pair of headphones, or a candle that smells like home.As a recent college graduate myself, I can confidently say that this list of college gifts is a really good place to start and finish your holiday shopping.It covers tech gifts, gifts for studying, beauty gifts, and much more for college boys and college girl...
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How to Get Your Kids Into Reading, With Alvin Irby

This week we’re joined by educator, activist and stand-up comedian Alvin Irby who tells us how we can get our kids into reading. According to Alvin, it all comes down to the development of their “reading identity.” Listen to hear Alvin talk with Jordan and Lifehacker senior health editor (and parent) Beth Skwarecki…Read more...
Tags: Kids, Education, Parenting, Reading, Alvin, Jordan, Lifehacks, Beth Skwarecki, Parent Hacks, Alvin Irby


Southern California likely to remain on stay-home orders, Gov Newsom says

The regional stay-at-home order affecting Southern California until Monday Dec. 28 will likely be extended, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said during a midday briefing from his residence where he was quarantining. Newsom was said to have entered a 10-day mandatory quarantine after a staffer tested positive for the coronavirus. Given the skyrocketing number of new cases, hospitalizations and deaths in recent weeks, Newsom said the stay-at-home orders for Southern California and San Joaquin would l...
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Coursera offers affordable computer science courses from companies like Google Cloud and schools like UC Santa Cruz - and a bunch of them are free until the end of the year

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Coursera is a popular online learning platform that offers computer science courses, many of them taught by schools like UC Santa Cruz and Vanderbilt or companies like Google Cloud.Below, you can find nine affordable or free computer science courses, some of which offer certificates of completion to add to your LinkedIn or resume.Read more: 31 free Harvard ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Education, Trends, Linkedin, Harvard University, Princeton, University of Edinburgh, Coursera, Online Learning, E-learning, Google Cloud Platform, TCP, Vanderbilt, Matlab, UC Santa Cruz


LAUSD’s Grab & Go Food Centers to run on modified schedule next two weeks

The Los Angeles Unified School District will continue to feed students, families and individuals seeking food assistance during winter break, but its Grab & Go Food Centers will operate on a modified schedule for the next two weeks. Instead of the usual Monday through Friday operation, the food centers will run Monday through Wednesday this week and next. Those who come on Wednesdays will receive five days’ worth of meals per person in their household to get them through the rest of the week unt...
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Why Is Napoleon’s Hand Always in His Waistcoat?: The Origins of This Distinctive Pose Explained

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTA8j5wSTx4 If the name of Napoleon Bonaparte should come up in a game of charades, we all know what to do: stand up with one foot in front of the other, stick a hand into our shirt, and consider the round won. Yet the recognition of this pose as distinctively Napoleonic may not be as wide as we assume, or so Coleman Lowndes discovered in the research for the video above, “Napoleon’s Missing Hand, Explained.” Asked to act out the image of Napoleon, not all...
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Around 9% of children are now being homeschooled!

Reason's column on Public Schools Are Losing Their Captive Audience of Children reports that:Homeschooling, in particular, is booming. Once regarded as a fringe choice for hippies and religious families, various approaches to DIY education pushed into the mainstream in recent decades and reached critical mass this year. An estimated 3.3 percent of children were homeschooled in 2016, up from 1.7 percent in 1999, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. That share roughly tripled...
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Resilience is the vaccine med students need right now. Coaching can help.

Whether or not you’re a health care provider, chances are you’ve spent the year thinking, talking, and reading about health care.  We’ve had national conversations about everything from the global pandemic to rising health care costs to rationing resources to the politicization of medicine. Much less discussed—but very much affected by all of this—is the unintended […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Shop With Me: 10 Must-Have Under-$100 Finds from Lulu’s

These are some of the cutest items from Lulu's you'll want this winter, all under $100!
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How Joni Mitchell’s Song of Heartbreak, “River,” Became a Christmas Classic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnuULUvTTxk From Elvis’ “Blue Christmas” to Tom Waits’ “Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis” to the Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York,” the most honest Christmas songs freely acknowledge the holiday’s dark underbelly. There are always those for whom the holidays are times of heartbreak, which, as we know, makes for better songwriting than tinsel, elves, and stockings. Near the top of any list of miserable Christmas songs sits Joni Mitchell’s holiday c...
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The Blob Opera Lets You Create Festive Music with Ease: An Interactive Experiment Powered by Machine Learning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAgdT-YO_nc Tis the season when we’re never more than one singalong Messiah away from wishing we had a better voice. David Li’s interactive Blob Opera allows us to pretend. The machine learning experiment takes its cues from four opera singers—soprano Olivia Doutney, mezzo-soprano Joanna Gamble, tenor Christian Joel, and bass Freddie Tong—who provided it with 16 hours of recorded material. The result is truly an all-ages activity that’s much easier on the ...
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Brian Cullman, Veteran NY Music Scenester/Journalist/Producer, Shares His Tunes and Musings About Death: Nakedly Examined Music Podcast #137

Brian started as a teen music enthusiast and journalist as early as 1970, running into folks like Jim Morrison and Nico and making connections with every musician he could lay eyes on. He leveraged this effort into finding vehicles for his songs, first with OK Savant (ca. 1990), a band that frequented CBGBs and then broke up right as it was signed to a major label. After some false starts and life changes, he likewise used his network to support his creation of three and half solo albums starti...
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