Forget ‘Sit down!’ Students now standing up to learn

Author: Kelly Wallace Date Published: December 10, 2015 Abstract: Studies say standing desks can help boost students’ engagement and burn calories. Researchers have done a little study on their effectiveness on children, but early researches were promising. While still new in education, examples across the country of schools moving away from the traditional “sitting all…

The Healthiest Ways to Cook Veggies and Boost Nutrition

Author: Sandee LaMotte Published: May 5, 2016 Abstract: Vegetables are good for the body. Yet experts say you can make them even healthier if you prepare them through ways that maximize their benefits. A few says veggies are best when you eat them raw. Studies, however, show that cooking breaks down the tough outer layers…

Our bodies in space: Zero gravity weighs heavy on your health

Author: Ashley Strickland, Rachel Crane, and Claudia Morales Published: May 20, 2016 Abstract: Experts ensured that astronauts could walk on the moon and live for more than a year in the International Space Station (ISS), 220 miles above the Earth’s surface. With the goal, however, to lessen the effects of space on man’s health and…

Short Gap between Pregnancies Tied to Autism Risk?

Author: Maureen Salamon Published: April 7, 2016 Abstract: In this report by HealthDay, a new large research review suggests that short gaps between pregnancies may increase the risk of autism in children. Likewise, after examining current researches involving over 1.1 million children, scientists discovered longer pregnancy gaps of over five years might increase the risks…

Medical Marijuana, for Babies and Their Desperate Parents

Author: Oren Liebermann (CNN Haifa, Israel) Published: May 16, 2016 Abstract: This report centered on the case of Lavie Parush a two-year old with epilepsy and cerebral palsy. His family asked from the Ministry of Health a license to use medical cannabis to lessen his seizures. Lavie had daily attacks before his parents learned of…

The Top 5 In-Demand Jobs in the Philippines by 2020

Among countries in Southeast Asia, our country is one of the lowest in employment rates due to job mismatch. So to guide our future professionals on what career to take in college, here are the jobs that are still in-demand by 2020. Aircraft Pilot/Navigator/Flight Engineer Air travel is expected to increase in the next decades…

How Can Young Professionals Maximize Their Free Time?

Young professionals have enough time for everything, something that others envy. Since they have yet to form their own family, they can grab opportunities that will broaden their horizons and allow them to grow. In your 20s and working on weekdays, sometimes you get bored on weekends or even after your shift. You become tired…

Latest Must-Have Technologies for Students

One of the best things about modern technological progress is that it eases the way we do our stuff. While all of us benefit from the rapid evolution of technology, students seem to enjoy much more. This is because many technology trends are designed to further students’ education. Just like science, learning has also evolved…

Seven Things I Regret Not Doing in College

If i had only done these things, i could have a better life now. I am not saying that I have a hard life. But, i could have more if I had performed well in college. I never thought that I will be sharing my remorse one day. But, I am. I realize, if this…

Ten Nice And Easy Ideas to Decorate Your School Stuffs

Back to school and you want something amazing to do on the covers of your notebooks or books. How will you impress your classmates with your stunning school stuffs? Let’s dress up your things in a cool and artistic way. Try something inexpensive and impressive do-it-yourself ideas. Old jeans, paper bags, buttons and beads, and…

8 Factors to Consider When Choosing a College Dorm

Starting your independent life in a college dorm is not as easy as you think. There several factors that you need to consider before you rent and transfer to your second home. Location The place should be 15-30 minutes away from school and near establishments like restos, coffee and computer shops, and ATM booths. Choosing…

Ten Beautiful Schools in the World

Can beautiful campuses inspire you to study better? Of course, it can. The environment, location, and design of a campus are a cure after strenuous lectures. One factor that could push you to go to school is the structure. You can never hide the fact that you are among the students who look at the…