Anand Parthasarathy

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A 40-Year-Study Found That Rich People Exhibited This Undesirable Trait as Kids

Even researchers were surprised to learn which kids grew up to earn the most money.<p>Imagine you are asked to look at a sixth-grade class and predict which students will earn the highest income as adults. Which kids would you choose?<p>Do you go for the studious kids? The shy kids who are eager to …

Psychology

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Teaching

Quitting for the win: Why letting your kids give up might build their resiliency

It couldn't have been an easy decision for Mark McMorris's parents. After all, no one wants to raise a quitter.<p>But when he was just a teenager, McMorris's father and mother, a provincial politician and a nurse, agreed to let him quit school so that he could dedicate himself to snowboarding (he was …

Parenting

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

3 Reasons I'm Thankful My Parents Raised Me With Tough Love

I have one standout memory from my childhood: I was a toddler, and I kept reaching for a cookie sheet that had just come out of the oven. I knew it …

Parenting

Tour a Modern Scandinavian Remodel Boasting Clean Lines and Streamlined Design

For lovers of simplicity and minimalism, Scandinavian design will forever be the pinnacle of good taste. So when a Canadian couple made over their …

Interior Design

Why your home is a lousy investment when you think it's great

Are you as foolishly lavish as me? And self-deceptively naïve? I own my home, and a vacation place, too. What an idiot! A really rational investor would never do that because houses are almost always lousy investments. I’ll show you exactly why sinking money into them is stinkin’ thinkin’.<p>On Jan. …

Real Estate

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

Is Your Daughter a Mean Girl?

I met up for tacos and margaritas with a mom-friend the other day, and she confided something surprising: She thinks her daughter might be turning …

Parenting

This Is How Photographers Shoot Their Families

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing any type of family reunion or relationship in the Family In The Holidays …

Paramount Pictures

5 reasons you need a VPN

Even if you don't think you're being tracked online, you are.<p>Your internet service provider (ISP) can see everything you do. While there probably …

Privacy

7 regular people who went undercover in high school found teachers face an unprecedented obstacle — and it's an uphill battle

At Highland Park High School, technology is a double-edged sword.<p>On one hand, computers and Smart Boards have transformed the way teachers can convey information in the classroom.<p>But on the other hand, the ubiquity of smartphones has made students more distracted than ever, leaving teachers with …

Education

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 like 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

10 Housing REITs to Buy for the “Rise of the Renters”

The number of Americans who prefer renting to home ownership is rapidly rising. According to analysis by Pew Research Center, renter households …

Housing

I Accidentally Spoiled My Kids. Here’s How I Plan on Fixing It

We struggled financially for a long time. Then some good fortune came our way. After it did, my kids took everything for granted.<p>By<p>Feb 08 2018, 2:34 …

Parenting

7 things to do instead of shouting at your kids

Swore you'd never be a 'shouty mum' but yell on a regular basis? You're not alone. Top parenting experts offer some alternatives<p>The reasons we shout …

Parenting

What Happened When I Found My Teenage Son On A Hookup Site

I was asleep, as most people are at 3 a.m., when my husband shook my shoulder to wake me up. “What the hell is this?” he demanded, practically …

Parenting

Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds …

Machine Learning

Empowered Kids Have Parents Who Use These 3 Strategies

The principles are simple enough, but you can't quit, and you have to tell your reptilian brain to shut up.<p>By far the biggest irony of being a parent is that, while it's human nature to want to feel needed, if we're doing our job as a mother or father, we have to empower our kids, at least on a …

Parenting

4 Types of Parenting Styles and Their Effects on Kids

Your parenting style can affect everything from how much your child weighs to how she feels about herself. It's important to ensure your parenting …

Parenting

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

DIY 4-Node Raspberry Pi Cluster Using Python

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for inspiration to create their next Raspberry Pi project, may be interested in this awesome Raspberry Pi 4-node …

Raspberry Pi

Meet The CEO Working To Make Sure You Never Type A Password Again

In 2017, the global average cost of a data breach reached $3.2 million, representing a 10% decrease from the year prior. Additionally, the average cost associated to each lost or stolen record of sensitive or confidential information fell from $158 in 2016 to $141 in 2017.<p>Yet, while cyber security …

Information Systems

Accessories Every Mobile Photographer Needs

As the mobile camera is continuously improved upon coupled with apps that are able to provide a range of functions beyond taking simple photos, both …

Mobile Photography

Loophole May Allow Highly Paid Professionals To Take Advantage Of 20% Deduction

The 20% “Qualified Business Income” deduction under Code Section 199A is a brand new pretty substantial tax break. The 20% deduction is hedged by a lot of restrictions, but I think I may have found the secret to unleashing its power . Out of the over one thousand pages in the committee report on …

Finance

How to Wash Pillows: A Chore You Should Do Multiple Times a Year

Need a compelling reason to read up on how to wash pillows? This should do the trick: After two years, dead skin cells, bugs, dust mites, and …

Dogs

A New Breed Of Desktop Printer Lets Users Go Two Years Without An Ink Refill

Roughly once a century I get a new printer. At least that’s how it feels. The new model on my desk makes the old one look a hundred years old.<p>For months, I’d been hearing about an Epson printer that – get this – doesn’t need an ink refill for two years! Do you know how long that is? Two years ago, …

Matt Damon

Getting started

Most of us have been introduced to Python as an <b>object-oriented</b> language; a language exclusively using classes to build our programs. While classes, …

Programming

Apple's Tim Cook keeps nephew off social media

<b>Apple chief executive Tim Cook has said he does not want his nephew to be on a social network.</b><p>His comments come as a survey suggests the wider British public is becoming increasingly distrustful of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.<p>The platforms have all acknowledged problems in recent days.<p>One expert …

Social Media

The Problem With Having Kids Say ‘Sorry’

We’ve all seen it, whether you’re a parent, an educator, a grandparent, a babysitter, an aunt or an uncle. A child is speeding through a crowded …