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The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

Physicists are planning to build lasers so powerful they could rip apart empty space

Inside a cramped laboratory in Shanghai, China, physicist Ruxin Li and colleagues are breaking records with the most powerful pulses of light the …

Physics

Inside the Startup Behind Silicon Valley's Favorite $100 Light Bulb

Austin-based lighting startup Ketra has built a state-of-the-art LED bulb and a state-of-the-art way to control it. But to sell its wares to the world’s biggest tech companies, it first had to build a state-of-the-art problem.<p><b>Two years ago,</b> as it prepared to build a new office on Manhattan’s West …

Strobe-light training: From Michael Jordan to Kawhi Leonard

Nov 9, 2016<p>ESPN.com NBA analyst since 2010<br>• ESPN.com Insider researcher in 2009<br>• Developer of NBA DRAFT Initiative database<p>With 20 seconds left in the …

Basketball

5 Strangest Books Ever Written

Books teach us, inform us, amuse us and provoke us. But some books plainly befuddle us. They invoke mysteries that hint of something ancient, …

Books

Some people get 'skin orgasms' from listening to music — here's why

The experience is called frisson (pronounced <i>free-sawn</i>), a French term meaning "aesthetic chills," and it feels like waves of pleasure running all over your skin. Some researchers have even dubbed it a "skin orgasm."<p>Listening to emotionally moving music is the most common trigger of frisson, but …

Psychology

What to Do in an Active Shooter Situation

My wife thinks I’m a little nuts, but we’re still happily married after 37 years. Anytime we would enter a restaurant, I always wanted to face the …

Self Defense

Sit Better to Move Better

<b>We can talk technique, sequencing, and programming, but the truth is, if you want to move better, you need to rest better.</b> Exercise and rest are two …

Yoga