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The Guy Who Asked People To Invest In His Mystery Product Finally Revealed What He Made

His 692 backers will be receiving a set of three Wise Words, a line of greeting cards featuring prominent thinkers and iconic individuals.<p>"Wise Words is the best way to show someone you care," Bishop told Business Insider. "They're a special collection of cards that connect people over something …

In Defense of Helicopter Parenting

I never set out to become a poster girl for helicopter parenting. In fact, I despise the term, and would much rather be called a protective parent. Somewhere along the line, though, cautious parents like me became misunderstood, even maligned, in the media.<p>Since "free range" has become the flavor …

30 Principles That Turn Good Kids into Good Adults

My grandpa had a different way of looking at things. Chances are he was a lot like your grandpa. Words of wisdom in one-liner form flowed from him just like Ben Franklin's under his Silence Dogood pen name. I once heard another adult provide an excuse for mischief done by her sons. She made the …

When Extremism Goes Mainstream

Just how far out is the Republican fringe?<p>The most interesting, and important, dynamic in American politics today is the existential struggle going on in the Republican Party between the establishment and the insurgents—or to be more accurate, between the hard-line bedrock conservatives (there are …

Designing a 48-Square-Foot Kitchen

Stephanie Stokes explains how she designed her tiny, yet efficient kitchen.<p><b>Regina Schrambling: This is one of the tiniest kitchens I've ever seen, but also one of the most efficient. You can stand at the sink or cooktop and reach everything you need, plus you have more counter space than so many</b> …

Flying Cars Predicted In Two Years: What Then?

People are already putting down money for self-driving flying cars. Are American motorists up to the challenge?<p>Since the dawn of aviation, Americans have dreamed of buying a flying car and opening up the skies to everyone. The utopian dream is embodied in the opening credits of <i>The Jetsons</i>, in which …