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Science Says Doing This One Thing Will Make Your Kids Happier Adults

By AnnaMarie Houlis<p>Science says happier people are raised by parents who do this one thing, according to Jeff Haden. But I need to ask: What if the …

Happiness

9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness” — that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, …

Happiness

14 Tricks That Will Help You Survive a Life-or-Death Situation

We hope that you will never see a rabid dog or a poisonous snake, get lost in the open sea, or have to walk through a hot desert. But if something …

Cool Stuff

This DuckTales Preview Is Just a Duck-Blur of Goodness

A thing I have said at least three times today to the io9 staff, apropos of nothing: The new <i>DuckTales</i> cartoon is really, really good. Now I have …

Comics

Chocolate Banana Bread

<i>Prep:</i> 20 min <i>Cook:</i> 1 hour 10 min <i>Total:</i> 1 hour 30 min <i>Yields</i> 1 loaf<p><i>1 tablespoon butter</i><br>Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter a 9×5 inch loaf pan and set aside.<p><i>½</i> …

Dessert

Great American Melting (Crock)Pot: Comfort Food Recipes from Independent Lens Family | Blog | Independent Lens | PBS

In trying times, we turn to food.<p>Especially comfort food, recipes from childhood, from our families, that warm our spirits and send us back to …

Cooking

Chicken Adobo Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Assistant food editor Amelia Rampe explains why Filipino chicken adobo is the greatest recipe of all time and how to make it.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

How to Make Whipped Cream with Skim Milk

Yes you can.<p>Everyone knows how to make whipped cream the traditional way, with heavy cream. But if you've ever wondered if you could whip skim milk, …

Food

Chocolate Workout Brownies – NO Flour No Sugar Or Oil

These secretly-good-for-you chocolate workout brownies are high in protein, gluten-free, oil-free, vegan, and they can even have NO added sugar.<p><b>They</b> …

Recipes

Pieter Hugo's best photograph: the hyena men of Nigeria

The guys ​always ​had scratch marks everywhere from the baboons – they were always getting into fights with them<p>I first learned about Nigeria’s “hyena men” in 2005, thanks to a picture that had gone viral. The caption said they were debt collectors in Lagos. I knew I had to find them. The country …

South Africa

The best kids' books, age-by-age

Head to your local library and check out some of our favorite kid titles. These mom-tested books are guaranteed to please your budding bookworm!<p><b>Baby</b><i><br>The Going-To-Bed Book</i> by Sandra Boynton<i><br>Good Night Moon</i> by Margaret Wise Brown<i><br>Dear Zoo</i> by Rod Campbell<i><br>The Very Hungry Caterpillar</i> by Eric</i> …

Books

I'm Bill Browder. Here's the Biggest Mistake Putin Made When Trying to Get Access to Me Through Trump

I wasn’t watching the Donald Trump–Vladimir Putin press conference from Helsinki. But when my phone started burning up with messages, I knew …

Russia

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Recipes

Queen Elizabeth Says Bone Spurs Will Prevent Her from Meeting Trump

LONDON (The Borowitz Report)—Queen Elizabeth II has cancelled a scheduled Friday meeting with Donald J. Trump after complaining of a “flare-up of bone spurs,” Buckingham Palace has confirmed.<p>The announcement took many royal watchers by surprise, because in her sixty-six-year reign the Queen had …

Queen Elizabeth II

How to Reheat Pizza so It Tastes Like It Was Just Delivered

If you have kids and an endless to-do list, you need to know how to reheat pizza. For those days when you just can't be bothered to cook, takeout …

Kitchens

To have *perfectly* steamed clothes, all you need is an ice cube

If the only time you use ice cubes is in the morning, for your straw-free iced coffee, you’re seriously missing out; the freezer staple comes in …

Cleaning

Coconut Rice Noodles with Ginger and Turmeric

4 servings<p>This is a weeknight pantry curry that comes together in the time it takes to boil water for the rice noodles. Fast! For this recipe, blooming the ginger, turmeric, and black pepper in oil is essential for releasing their aromatic properties into the coconut milk-based sauce.<p>August …

Recipes

Protecting your kids from failure isn't helpful. Here's how to build their resilience

In recent years, there has been a concerted effort to protect children from failure in order to safeguard their fragile self-esteem. This seems …

Self-esteem

How to Make Ice Cream Bread (Using Only 2 Ingredients)

You can make a two-ingredient quick bread in only 30 minutes! How do I know this for sure? Because I whipped up a batch (or six) myself!<p>When I first …

Baking

Slow Cooker Ethiopian-Spiced Chicken and Black Lentil Stew

In this intensely comforting spiced chicken and black lentil stew, bold ingredients like fresh ginger, garlic, tomatoes, and white wine simmer slowly …

Slow Cookers

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

All CEOs Should Take the Time to Teach Entry-Level Employees This One Thing

It's well worth it.<p><i>What is the best thing a CEO could teach an entry level employee? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><b>What is the best thing a</b> …

Employment

The Best Movies Of 2018 So Far

Don’t miss these masterly stories about bears, demons, horses, survivors and strivers.<p>In surveying all that 2018 has given and taken from us so far, at least one patch of blue sky hangs overhead: It has been a dynamite year for movies.<p>This list of the best includes every genre and mode of …

Black Panther

How stretching everyday can benefit your physical and mental health, and improve your problem solving skills

Do you ever feel stiff, sore, and a little too stressed from life’s challenges? Chances are you aren’t stretching enough.<p>While you often hear about …

Mental Health

5 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's and Why It's Important to Start Now

Drop the Soduko and adopt these simple habits to stand a chance against Alzheimers and other brain diseases.<p>July 03, 2018<p>This past weekend my …

Alzheimer's Disease

Netflix is adding 39 new original movies and shows in July – here’s the full release schedule

Bookmark this page, Netflix subscribers, because you’ll want to refer back to it all month long now that July is here. That’s right boys and girls, a …

Entertainment

Elon Musk Once Gave Some Surprising Business Advice. 4 Years Later, It's Clearly Quite Brilliant

The road to self-improvement is a lifelong process.<p>Does a high IQ contribute to success? Certainly. But not without hard work, experimentation, failing forward, and an undying devotion to self-improvement.<p>Take Elon Musk, one of the smartest people on the planet. The driving force behind Tesla, …

Self-improvement

Chocolate Zucchini Bread with Choco-Honey Glaze

This chocolate zucchini bread with choco-honey glaze is so rich, decadent, and delicious! It always reminds me of my favorite chocolate cake from my …

Dessert

Cup a'Elotes

Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Lightly brush the corn with canola oil. Grill the corn until slightly charred, turning occasionally, 8 to 10 …

Recipes

We Tried 11 Store-Bought Pizza Doughs—These Are the 4 You Should Buy

Photo by Elizabeth Laseter<p><i>If you don’t have time to make pizza dough from scratch, these fresh store-bought doughs are solid picks.</i><p><i>This story</i> …

Baking