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7 Books That Inspire Kids to Be Grateful

<i>Share these books with your kids to inspire good and give thanks, from our friends at Common Sense Media.</i><p>Looking for ways to raise kids who are grateful for their blessings? This list of books will inspire kids from toddlers to teens to be thankful well past Thanksgiving. From picture books for …

Kids

9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

Emotional Intelligence

Fly from the US to Cuba for $59

Southwest Airlines announced on Thursday that Cuba would be the historic 100th destination added to the US company's list of cities, and to …

Cuba

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101 Gardening: Low light loving houseplants #Plants

CollectCollect this now for later<p>ophelia Plants, Plants for the Bathroom, Bathroom Plants, Bathroom, DIY Home, Home Decor, Gardening, House Plants, …

The first pop song ever written by artificial intelligence is pretty good, actually

We already know that artificial intelligence systems can work in law firms and beat the world champion at a game of Go. Now it turns out that AI can write some pretty good pop songs, too.<p>Researchers at Sony have been working on AI-generated music for years, and has previously used AI to create …

Artificial Intelligence

The Internet crisis coming January 1, 2016 is way worse than Y2K

Those of us who remember the days leading up to the year 2000 remember that basically all anyone could talk about was Y2K, and how this Millennium …

15 Signs You're in a Healthy Relationship

Being in love is great and all, but what you really need for a lasting, healthy relationship is a solid, compatible partner. Here, experts share 15 things that happy, thriving...

Processed meat ranks alongside smoking as major cause of cancer, World Health Organisation says

WHO publishes report listing processed meat as 'carcinogenic to humans' - the highest ranking, shared with alcohol, asbestos, arsenic and cigarettes<p>Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said.<p>"For an individual, the risk of …

B-Boys Deconstruct Gender in Amy O'Neal's Opposing Forces

"Is it okay to cry at movies?" That's the improbable question that echoes over the speakers towards the beginning of Amy O'Neal's <i>Opposing Forces</i>, …

Step aboard the Helios, an award-winning yacht with a secret in its sails

Helios is the personification of the sun in Greek mythology.<p>And there's no more appropriate name than that for a boat that harnesses the sun's power.<p>With its hybrid diesel-electric motor capable of using both to move itself, the Helios could represent a new future for personal watercraft. Up to 355 …

Boating

This is what happens when you fall into a black hole (pictures)

Welcome to your black hole!

Black Holes

This Intense Workout Will Make You Sweat Buckets (In a Good Way)

Exercise 1 Barbell Front Squat to Push Press<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-distance apart, holding a 30- to 45-pound barbell in front of your thighs with an overhand grip. Your hands should be slightly wider than your shoulders. Rotate your elbows under, and pull the bar up to your collarbone until …

The Lazy Way to an Awesome Life: 3 Secrets Backed by Research

We all want an awesome life. And very often you know what you need to do to improve it… but you don’t do it.<p>I don’t blame you. Hey, some of that …

Happiness

There’s a biology to lasting happiness, and there may be way to train yourself for it

That uplifting feeling you get when something good happens to you? Researchers now think they know the part of the brain responsible for it—and they suggest we may be able to train ourselves to make those positive emotions last longer.<p>Their conclusions are based on a study (paywall) conducted by …

The Brain

NASA's Kepler spacecraft finds Earth's cousin

Earth 2.0<p>NASA's exoplanet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has spotted another Earth-like world. The space agency today announced the discovery of Kepler-452b, the smallest planet we've found yet orbiting inside a star's habitable zone — the places around a sun where it’s warm enough for liquid surface …

Astronomy