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20 Things You Should Stop Doing Now to Make Your Life At 50 Amazing

Have you pictured and do you have a clear vision of how you want your 50s to be like? Here are some things you should stop doing that will make your …

16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

10 Lies Your Hairstylist Tells You

How many of these have you heard before?<p><i>This article was written by Tara Rasmus and repurposed with permission from Refinery 29</i>.<p>We've all been there: You're in the salon, discussing a potential new cut, and your stylist says that, no, that would never work on you. Or while getting a blowout, you …

Hair

“What a horrible mother:” How a call from a “good samaritan” derailed these mothers’ lives

These moms left their kids for a few minutes and got arrested. A scary look at our new moral vigilantism<p>In the moments before the police and county prosecutors and child protective services took over her life, Monique was thinking about dinner. Specifically, she wanted a baked chicken. She had just …

Gunkanjima: Ruins of a Forbidden Island

Gunkanjima – every urban explorer’s dream. A deserted island of concrete ruins slowly crumbling away off the West coast of Japan. Travellers have …

The case against private education: Why we put our kids in public school

<b>(fernandogarciaesteban via iStock/Salon)</b><p>It’s chaotic, academically less rigorous and far less nurturing. It’s also giving my children challenges they need<p>Jessica Gregg<p>March 5, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Just over two years ago, my husband and I pulled our children out of private school and sent them into …

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Arthur Conan Doyle: 19 things you didn't know

As Arthur & George begins on ITV, we look at the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who embraced football, fairies and public feuds<p><b>1. Doyle was one of the earliest motorists in Britain</b><p>He reportedly bought a car without ever having driven one before. In 1911, he took part in the Prince Henry Tour, an …

Do We Lose Jesus in Religion?

Few experiences in life are more horrifying than the moment when a child cannot be located. Single seconds drag on like hours while the frantic …

Why parents should stop helping their kids with homework

Homework is the cause of many suburban screaming matches and thousands of grey hairs. Many parents feel like they’re going through school a second …

The Friendship Formula

On Sunday, I sat at the front of the room with my phone in my hand, keeping time, as I looked out at a room full of women laughing, talking and leaning in toward each other.<p>Only an hour earlier, they had arrived to my Friendship Accelerator as strangers. Here they were, looking a lot like good …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

The Brain