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The Latest Research on Disciplining Children Will Make You a Better Parent—and a Better Spouse

Imagine, for a moment, that you are lying inside an MRI scanner. A giant plastic cylinder surrounds your head and shoulders, and the unit’s interior …

Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of April 2018

Night Shade Books is proud to introduce the latest volume of <i>The Best Science Fiction of the Year</i>, a new yearly anthology compiled by Hugo and World …

20 Best Science Fiction Books Of The Decade

After much mulling and culling, we've come up with our list of the twenty best books of the decade. The list is weighted towards science fiction, but …

Derrida’s Quarrel: “La Différance” at 50

EXACTLY 50 YEARS AGO on this day, on Saturday, January 27, 1968, Jacques Derrida, then <i>maître assistant</i> at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, delivered his …

Domestic Violence

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Entertainment

If Your Parents Taught You This Skill as a Kid, You're Probably More Successful

If you can impart one business lesson to your children in your lifetime, it should be to never underestimate the power of persuasion. That's …

Science says to stop buying your kids so much crap

Moms and child psychologists tell Moneyish their tips to managing children’s expectations over Hanukkah and Christmas.<p>You won’t spoil the holidays if …

Corn Pudding Is the Easy Side Your Thanksgiving Needs

Baked Corn Pudding Casserole<p>Serves 8 to 10<p>Unsalted butter, for greasing the baking dish <br>3 tablespoons all-purpose flour <br>3 tablespoons cornmeal <br>2 …

Baking

I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This 200-Year-Old Cake Recipe

George Washington feasted on this cake in 1783. And I feasted on it last week.<p>So it ends up sweet, but not overpoweringly sweet. And the carrot-cooking isn't too involved: you just boil 'em for 5 minutes.<p>You cream the butter and sugar, add a bunch of eggs one at a time, sift together the flour and …

Sheet Pan Sausage and Peppers

<i>Sheet pan dinners, in this case sausage and peppers (plus tomatoes, garlic, and onions) demands just one thing of you: Toss everything together on a</i> …

Sausages

14 documentaries on Netflix that are scarier than fiction

With Halloween around the corner, we delved into Netflix to highlight some of the most chilling non-fiction movies and TV series. We found everything from Errol Morris' classic that looked inside the mind of a killer, to a UK series that explores nurses who kill their patients.<p>Here are 14 …

More Americans Head Into The Wild Unprepared For ... The Wild

On a fall day in New York's Adirondack Mountains, a helicopter swept over a bog as state forest rangers scrambled below over rocks and muddy streams. It was a bright afternoon in one of the most beautiful landscapes in America, but this was a search for yet another missing hiker. A 28-year-old New …

Hiking

The 10 Best True Crime Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 24th</b><p>In case you were somehow unaware:<p>The world isn’t just made up of good guys and bad guys.<br>• People in jail didn’t necessarily commit the crimes for which they were convicted…<br>• but <i>some</i> of them did.<br>• Criminal activity isn’t innate and doesn’t happen in a vacuum.<br>• The economy intersects …

Crime

12 powerful parenting phrases that make talking to kids easier

<b>5. “I love to watch you…”</b><p>This is a great phrase to keep at the ready for every day, proactive relationship building (which always pays off when times …

What If Women Had The Power?

A stunning new speculative-fiction book by Naomi Alderman couldn’t be more timely.<p>One of the most succinct definitions of sexual harassment I’ve read over the past few weeks goes like this: For men, it’s anything they might say to a woman that would make them uncomfortable if it were said to them, …

5 Things No One Ever Told You About Raising a Toddler (but You Need to Know)

Sometimes parenting books feel like they're a dime a dozen — a handful cross my desk each week promising to provide the definitive method for raising …

What happened when I made my college students lock up their phones in class

As a teacher who has long witnessed and worried about the impacts of technology in the classroom, I constantly struggle to devise effective classroom policies for smartphones. I used to make students sing or dance if their phones interrupted class, and although this led to some memorable moments, …

Teaching

The Terror of Escaping New York’s Ultra-Orthodox Community

‘One of Us,’ a new Netflix documentary, embeds itself deep inside New York’s cloistered Hasidic community, where three individuals are risking …

How To Make Hot Chocolate From Scratch - Chowhound

It was the ancient Aztecs who first appreciated the virtues of a cup of cocoa, but the version they enjoyed would be barely recognizable to people …

Dessert

The 9 best true crime series on Netflix

The offerings include <i>Occult Crimes</i>, <i>Corrupt Crimes</i>, <i>Stalkers Who Kill</i>, <i>Nurses Who Kill</i>, <i>Killer Couples, Killer Kids, Killer in the Family</i>, <i>Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer</i>, and <i>Killer Women with Piers Morgan</i>. How do you even begin to sort them apart? Are they all the same? And are any of them actually …

Crime

20 Free Tools to Annotate PDF Documents

Do you use PDF files or read documents in PDF format? Even if you don’t use them regularly, I’m sure that you’ve come across a PDF file or two in …

Apps

Is Climate-Themed Fiction All Too Real? We Asked the Experts

Some works of apocalyptic fiction are starting to feel too close for comfort. We chose seven of them and asked: How likely are they to come true?

Science Fiction

Facing poverty, academics turn to sex work and sleeping in cars

There is nothing she would rather do than teach. But after supplementing her career with tutoring and proofreading, the university lecturer decided to go to remarkable lengths to make her career financially viable.<p>She first opted for her side gig during a particularly rough patch, several years …

Homelessness

This Chilling Netflix Documentary Has A 100% On Rotten Tomatoes And It’s An Absolute Must-Watch

So Game of Thrones is over. So are a lot of other interesting shows.<p>If you are wondering what you should be watching next, we have you covered. There …

Jobs aren’t the solution to America’s problems—they’re the cause

Work means everything to us Americans. For centuries—since, say, 1650—we’ve believed that it builds character (punctuality, initiative, honesty, self-discipline, and so forth). We’ve also believed that the market in labor, where we go to find work, has been relatively efficient in allocating …

Income Inequality

Children's books with humans have greater moral impact than animals, study finds

Undercutting the ageless tradition of sugaring ethical lessons with endearing animals, new research suggests human protagonists are needed to change behaviour<p>Forget the morals that millennia of children have learned from the Hare and the Tortoise and the Fox and the Crow: Aesop would have had a …

Books

9 High-Protein Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

Dinner is my favorite meal to eat, but not my favorite meal to cook. Nothing brings me more comfort at the end of a long day than curling up with …

Healthy Eating

Netflix Tackles CIA’s Top Secret LSD Experiments In A New True Crime Series

Watch the trailer for ‘Wormwood’<p>Netflix has heard the message loud and clear: The people want more true crime stories. So, more stories about true crime the people will get.<p><i>Strong Island</i> is in the running to be the network’s most important documentaries yet. And it’s being followed up closely by …

The Most Compelling Documentaries To Watch On Netflix

It’s a Saturday night. You’re warm, fuzzy, under the covers, and have the remote aimed straight for the TV. But — bear with me — maybe instead of …

One-Pot Bountiful Bean Stew

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1½ tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1½ cups chopped onion<br>• 2 cups cubed peeled butternut squash*<br>• 2 cups chopped red or yellow or orange bell peppers (or mixture), about 2 large bell peppers<br>• 1 cup cooked garbanzo beans or about 1/2 can, drained and rinsed*<br>• 1 cup cooked white beans (Great Northern, Navy or …