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This couple invented a clever piece of luggage so you'll never have to check your bags again — here's how it works

Over the past two years, Johnathan Webster has taken nearly 60 flights and successfully avoided one bane of airline travel: checking his luggage.<p>Webster and his wife, Gizem Mut-Webster, have evaded checking luggage on flights since they backpacked through Europe in college. As students traveling on …

New York Times

Don’t panic! Here’s how to make screens a positive in family life

Yes, too much digital isolation can be a problem… but parents who integrate new media more wisely will reap rewards<p>A few years ago we started reading <i>The Secret Garden</i> as a bedtime story to my older daughter. For an American, the Yorkshire dialect was rough going, until my husband hit on the idea of …

Parenting

New "Urban Sustainability Framework" Guides Cities Towards a Greener Future

UNESCO demonstrates multi-pronged approach to resilient cities<p>Published<p>5 days ago<p>on<p>February 18, 2018<p>Forced Displacement to Cities Demands an Urban …

Sustainability

(Video) This Guy's Survival Kit is Genius! How Did He Plan it so Well?!

If you're reading this, there's a very high chance you really enjoy survival. You're a survival enthusiast, no doubt. And if you happen to not be, …

Cycling

Psychotherapist Nupur Dhingra Paiva on how parents love is essential for kids

Based on her new book, psychotherapist Nupur Dhingra Paiva offers parents a 7-point manifesto on how to fight their kids' inner demons<p><b>Nupur Dhingra</b> …

Parenting

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Mindfulness

Childhood Behavioral Concerns: How to Stop Whining in Its...

I love so many things about my children, but there are definitely some things I could live without. Whining is one of those things. Every time I hear …

Parenting

10 Amazing Vitamin Foods You Should Eating for Massive Muscle Growth : Bodybuilding

By now, most men understand the importance of protein in building muscle. When working out, the stress of weight lifting damages muscle fibers. This …

Muscle

Study: Being a Teen Sucks Now

Today’s kids are better behaved than ever. They’re having less sex (and more safely when they do), committing less crime, and doing fewer drugs. But …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

Pain

The simple bi-weekly ritual that has drastically improved my happiness

When my wife and I moved to New York City in 2001, recently graduated from college and newly wed, we were eager to find friends. We knew nearly no one but were sure we'd soon find a fun-loving group like the 20- and 30-something New Yorkers who spontaneously dropped in on one another on TV shows …

Happiness

Want your kids to talk to you? Try this...

If you want your kids to talk to you, don’t ask them questions.<p>Kids and husbands have a lot in common—both hate questions. Husbands don’t have the nerve to tell their wives how much they detest the <i>why</i> word. Kids? Boys will grunt a nonsensical response, girls will flash a dramatic eye-roll, and both …

Parenting

How to train your brain to meet your weight loss goals in 2018

To many, January 1st is the start of a familiar cycle. The initial few weeks of the year, you’re a paragon of health. You make it to the gym four times a week and stick to your diet plan. But then, Valentine’s Day rolls around, and you give into the office candy jar—three times in one day. Then in …

Make Your Garden Private With These Lovely Plant Ideas

Whether you love or hate your neighbors, you most certainly need space for your own adventures with your family that you do not want to share with …

New Arup report places children at the heart of urban planning

A new report from planning and built environment firm Arup argues that children should be central to good urban planning and design around the</i> …

Urban Design

7 Training Tips To Power Up Your Lower Chest!

For many guys, the lower pecs are the most difficult area of the chest to fully develop. That’s about to change. Not because we’re the proud owners …

The Disney Channel is no longer safe for our kids

As a mom of three young kids, I’m careful about what they’re exposed to on television, and I screen the shows they watch to confirm they reflect our …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Lift Like This And Grow Forever

Animal; Bodybuilding.com<p>Sponsored Content<p>When I was a young lifter, I looked to IFBB professional bodybuilders for guidance on training and diet. …

15 Beautiful Perennials That Grow In The Shade

In almost every garden, you will find at least one area that lies in the shade. It could be under a beautiful tree in a very prominent part of the …

How To Make Your Own Super Powered Potting Soil

You can find any number of potting soil mixes in the market, but making your own offers many advantages. For one thing, you will know exactly what …

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t focus on enough: body alignment outside the studio walls. …

This science-backed seven-minute workout is all you need to get back in shape

It is not easy to squeeze in time for the gym, especially when you live in a world expected to be in two different places all the time. While this …

How to lose weight and burn fat: The secret is in your kitchen

How to lose weight and burn fat: The secret is in your kitchen<p>If how to lose weight is your biggest concern, then look no further than your own …

Tip: For Fat Loss, Faster is Better

They say to take it slow when losing fat. They're wrong. Here's why.<p>The "rules" say that when your goal is to lose fat, you should take it nice and …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>By<p>Nov 14 2017, 6:19 PM<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated …

Pain

9 Quiet Workouts That Won't Wake the Neighbors

Whether you're upstairs in an apartment unit, upstairs in your house, or just trying not to wake the kids or roommates, sometimes an aggressive plyo …

Workouts

This Yoga Sequence Will Loosen Up Insanely Tight Hamstrings

Running and crazy-tight hamstrings seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly, but it doesn't have to be that way! Hop on your mat after a run …

Yoga

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast You Should Eat To Lose Belly Fat, According To A Trainer

If we could snap our fingers and, poof!, have a flat belly, life would be grand. Sigh. While there’s no magic wish or pill that reduces belly fat, …

Overcoming The Pain Of Childhood Emotional Neglect

You keep your emotional distance from friends and loved ones. Often you’re not sure how to feel or if a feeling arises, it quickly disappears before …