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Researchers from Harvard and Bristol found a way to improve a kid’s math skills for only $10 a year

Twenty years of research shows that getting parents involved with their children’s education is one of the most effective ways (pdf) to raise student achievement. Figuring out how to motivate parents to get involved has proven to be a far more complex problem.<p>A huge new study, just completed in …

Education

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

If Your Business Isn't Doing These Two Things Then It's Losing Money | Inc.com

Coming up with a new idea is easy.<p>People come up with new business ideas all of the time, yet so rarely do these ideas launch into palpable businesses, and even less often do those businesses find success.<p>While we so frequently witness businesses starting up, we so rarely see them succeeding into …

Small Business

What Steve Jobs, Larry Page and Bill Gates All Understood About Business

If you look at the world’s most valuable technology companies, you’ll notice something interesting. Not a single one invented the category of …

This Mexican Soccer Ad Uses Donald Trump's Words Against Him

Donald Trump’s frequent barbs toward Mexico has made him a villain to many in the country, even resulting in the famous Trump piñata. Now, a Mexican …

Maybe China thought no one would notice that it just killed the biggest stock futures market in the world

After the government started investigating short positions, raised margin requirements, and tightened position limits, volume in the country's two stock index futures markets plunged around 99%, Bloomberg's Kyoungwha Kim​ reports.<p>So it's basically gone.<p>Back in July, the World Federation of …

Jeb Bush cracks a joke about Donald Trump's hair

Jeb Bush debriefed Wednesday on his appearance on the premiere of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," remarking in an interview with Fox News that the show cut much of what the Republican presidential candidate had taped with the comedian, including a segment in which Colbert donned a cotton …

Donald Trump

American businesses are growing wary of China—with good reason

Last spring, five women in China were arrested for “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” because they planned a sticker campaign on buses and …

Kim Davis’ Mugshot Hits The Internet As She Refuses Compromise That Would End Her Jail Time

To the delight and consternation of Twitter and others today, a judge ordered Kim Davis to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Now the county clerk’s mugshot is making the rounds on the internet. It was taken when she was booked at Kentucky’s Carter County Jail. And …

Civics fail: Carly Fiorina mistakenly calls “English the official language of the U.S.”

Fiorina follows Donald Trump’s lead for an English-only 2016 campaign without checking a basic fact<p>As we've seen all summer, when you run for president against Donald Trump you are lucky to get any media attention at all and you should expect to be asked a question about Donald Trump when you do …

New federal requirements on cellphone surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive …

Surveillance

A self-made millionaire studied 1,200 wealthy people and found they teach their kids something the rest of us don't

They continually self-educate; they avoid nostalgia, and they tend to embrace selfishness. Not surprisingly, they also have different opinions when it comes to parenting.<p>That's according to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who interviewed over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people and compiled …

Six insanely cheap destinations for fall

They say good things come to those wait. So if you’ve been putting off planning a vacation in the hopes that fall will bring lower prices, you’re in luck.<p>We’ve rounded up some best-bet destinations for bargain seekers in the coming months. The non-monetary bonus: fewer crowds and a less-frenzied …

European Travel

Kid hilariously pranks his parents with a simple iPhone tweak

So your parents both have iPhones and you want to play an awesome prank on them? We have the perfect example for you that was tried and tested by a …

Brazilian mugger pleads for 'daddy' after trying to rob professional female MMA fighter

Street robber pleads for mercy after trying to mug jiu-jitsu champion who puts him in 'lion killer' headlock<p>A Brazilian street robber ended up pleading for mercy from the woman he tried to hold up - after she took him down in a jiu-jitsu move then held him in a leg grip until the police …