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Listeners: So Many Ways to Cook an Avocado

Monday, April 20, 2015

Last week, IBM's Watson computing system instructed Manoush and the Sporkful's Dan Pashman to cook an avocado. It was delicious. We wanted more.Thank goodness for our listeners. 
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A Glossary of Useful Ed Tech Terms

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

There are a lot of buzzwords in education technology — including the phrase "education technology." We'd welcome your suggestions on what else to include.
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A Classroom Activity for Tweens and Teens Everywhere

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

A lesson plan — and a podcast experiment — for classrooms across the country.
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'Whoa!': Hear the 'High Maintenance' Star's Moving Reaction to His Own Show

Friday, February 27, 2015

When we stripped away the visuals and just listened to this scene from the webseries "High Maintenance," we made the show's own Ben Sinclair get misty-eyed. Here's what he heard. 
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Bored and Brilliant: The Winning Dream Houses

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

What brilliance looks like, when brilliance means "get bored, empty your wallet, and build your dream house."
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Counting Your Phone Time Isn't Easy

Saturday, February 14, 2015

The app developers take your questions and explain how their apps track your phone habits. 
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Bored and Brilliant Apple Users, Don’t Be Smug

Saturday, February 14, 2015

People who are using our partner apps BreakFree and Moment spent an average of about 120 minutes on their phones each day last week. But there are some caveats to that number. 
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5 Reasons You Want to be Bored (and Brilliant)

Friday, February 13, 2015

"I know I will be full of regrets about the role the iPad played in my life when I'm running out of days."
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What Your Phone Stats Say About You

Friday, February 13, 2015

A look at the data from the Bored and Brilliant project offers some insights into how phone minutes and pick-ups correlate with demographics and phone behaviors. 
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18 Places Where You Can Survive Without Your Phone

Friday, February 13, 2015

The first Bored and Brilliant Week challenge will be to keep your phone out of sight at a moment when you otherwise wouldn't. Here are some ideas.
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Bored, Brilliant and... Counterintuitively Interesting: A Reading List

Friday, February 13, 2015

Just some of the compelling reads about boredom (and beyond) you've been sending our way.
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Video: What Happened When 130 People Got Really, Really Bored

Friday, February 13, 2015

We gave them sponges, forks, and Post-it notes.
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Ask Manoush: (Warning! This Post Requires Willpower)

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Here are all the apps you've been addicted to... and deleted. Consider this a test of willpower.
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Ask Manoush: I Already Took a Picture... Did I Fail Challenge 2?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

What time do Bored and Brilliant challenges start every day? Did I fail already?!
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Ask Manoush: What 'Counts' as Phone Time?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

As you take the Bored and Brilliant challenges, Manoush will be answering your questions about, well, anything that comes up. Shoot away. 
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Bored and Brilliant by the Numbers

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Thousands of people are signed up to track their phone usage as they take the Bored and Brilliant challenges. Herewith we present the results by the numbers. 
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Bored and Brilliant: FAQ

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

What is this whole thing about anyway? Tech support answers, our challenge rules, and more.
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How To Sign up For Bored And Brilliant

Monday, January 12, 2015

Join New Tech City to help you put down your phone, embrace spacing out and get inspired. Here's how to start.
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This Is How You Save Your Beloved Voicemail Messages Forever

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

It's not as easy as it should be. 
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Tell Us About Your Relationship With Your Phone

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

We want your stories. Is your smartphone a fifth limb? A necessary evil? A nemesis? A best friend? A bad boyfriend? You tell us.
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