Brad Dub

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Maximizing college savings

<b>Asset allocation</b><p>With college tuition rising faster than inflation, stocks are the best investment to help your education-savings portfolio keep pace long-term.<p>As your child nears college age, the downside risk of stocks becomes more significant and bonds and cash should begin to play an …

Stienstra: Bay Area outdoor bests (pics)

Right here in the greater Bay Area, we have the best of the outdoors. The question is, what is the best of the best?<p>You could search across America and not find a metropolitan area with more year-round, world-class adventures of all kinds. Other great metro regions include Seattle (Washington), …

NewsFactor

Thanks for stopping by.<p>For the past 20 years, NewsFactor Network and CIO Today have been providing daily news coverage for the technology …

Google’s secret NSA alliance: The terrifying deals between Silicon Valley and the security state

<b>Cover detail of "@War" by Shane Harris</b><p>Inside the high-level, complicated deals — and the rise of a virtually unchecked surveillance power<p>Shane Harris<p>November 16, 2014 11:58am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “@WAR: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex”<p>In mid-December 2009, engineers at Google’s …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload

We’ve all heard the phrase “information overload.”<p>It reminds us of tweets, texts, emails, the endless stream of interesting articles on Facebook, those viral videos we can’t help but click on, the numerous phone photos and videos we take, Secret posts, fleeting Snapchat photos and more.<p>But actually …

Gear of the Year 2014

Top Gear Innovations for Fall and Winter The brisk days of fall and cold nights of winter bring out the best in gear design and technology. When the mercury goes south with the birds, there’s little leeway for lapses in function and lots of room for flexing new ideas. Sometimes this means embracing …

Rock Gardens

Making Skiing Magical Again: Niseko Village, Japan

<i>Until snow falls in Orange County, hitting the slopes elsewhere will always be a thrill. And yet, the same questions haunt the planning of every</i> …

Love Is Forever: A Children’s Book That Helps Kids Deal with Losing a Loved One

If grief is so gargantuan a struggle even for grownups, how are tiny humans to handle a weight so monumental once it presses down? That’s precisely what writer <b>Casey Rislov</b>, who holds a master’s degree in elementary education and has an intense interest in special needs, and Minneapolis-based …

Weekend plans. 💗

Autumn glow

...for our sons

Terminally Ill Dad Walks Daughter Down The Aisle -- But It Wasn't Her Wedding Day

It looked a lot like a wedding. There she was, walking down the aisle, hair perfectly coiffed, dress white and long, her dad by her side. There were bridesmaids dressed in pink and bouquets of pretty flowers. Music played while people danced, and rings were exchanged.<p>Despite all the trappings, …

I Know a Guy

I know a guy with deep-set dark eyes that sparkle when he smiles.<p>I know a guy who for years never washed his hair because the dirt kept it tame. "I hope the kids have your hair," he laughed.<p>I know a guy who moved to Colorado and was asked to be a hair model.<p>I know a guy who uses aerosol deodorant. …

Love at First Sight

28 Rules for Fathers of Sons

Every once in a while I come across a real gem on someone else’s blog that I fall in love with. Yesterday I somehow wandered onto a blog post called</i> …

10 Tips for Stay-at-Home Dads (From Other Dads)

Share on:<p><i>by stay-at-home dads Lance Somerfeld and Matt Schneider</i><p>A few years ago, we chose the role of being at-home dads and knew that we were headed …

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams... | Picture: @Digital_Editz | Quote: Dr. Seuss

10 Ways To Be a Better Dad

Today you have a chance to start on a new path. Try these 10 ways to be a better dad. If you're already a great dad, you're welcome for the reminder!

40 Words of Wisdom Every Parent Needs to Give Their Child

I wanted to give my eldest a different birthday present this year and seeing that 'words' are what I do best, I chose to pass on some wisdom that I've learned over the years. Who knows whether they'll be listened to! Would I have listened to my parents at 24?<p>Perhaps these are words of wisdom for us …

25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer

Because mistakes are the portals of discovery.

Paulo Coelho