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The 5 Best Things Your Child Can Say to a Bully

It seems like every day, there’s another gut-wrenching headline about kids being picked on, tormented or worse. The fact is, a child is bullied on …

A former refugee is shaking up the $441B remittances industry

World<p>LONDON — Refugee, strawberry-picker, economist, U.N. whistleblower and tech CEO: Ismail Ahmed has worn many hats on his long journey to running a firm with an annual turnover of $60 million.<p>Along the rocky road to success, the cheerful 57-year-old has survived the ravages of war-torn Somalia …

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The Top Reasons Startups Fail [Infographic]

Down through the years, some startups really struck gold. When Accel Partners invested $14.8 million in a website called “thefacebook.com” back in 2005, they made a return of $5.6 billion – 378 times their original outlay. More often than not, however, startups tend to fail brutally. According to …

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10 children's rooms that show the fun side of interior design

This week's roundup from Pinterest shows how children's bedrooms can be designed to encourage play, even in the most minimal of homes. Examples …

Self-driving cars could create a massive new $7 trillion economy

The race to create self-driving cars is on—but what happens when they’re everywhere and nobody has to drive?<p>That could lead to a “passenger economy” …

The YouTubers Making Six Figures Off Your Toddlers

Ms. Hands (who asks I keep her real name private) uploads a video a day to each of her three channels: Fizzy Toy Show, Fizzy Fun Toys, and ZigZag …

Kids

5 Things Parents of Successful Kids do Differently

Chances are, your vision of succeeding as a parent doesn't involve your offspring living in your basement when they're 30, or flitting aimlessly from job to job without some sense of purpose in life. But what can you do to help forge young adults who are hardworking, confident, resilient and able …

Marquette University

10 things girls need in order to grow up strong and independent, according to a parenting expert

In a day and age where women are still forced to stage marches in every major city across the world to campaign for gender equality, how are parents …

Parenting

7 Life Skills Everyone Should Learn (and 13 Books That Teach Them)

Just reaching your 20s does not make you an adult. Learning these skills does.<p>Take it from a former Stanford dean who's dealt with more than her fair share of bright-but-bumbling 20-somethings: Just reaching a particular birthday does not make you an adult.<p>"I was seeing more and more [students] who …

Could Time-Blocking Replace Your To-Do List?

This is how to schedule your workday to get the most done.<p>A few years ago, my to-do list was an endless source of frustration. At the end of every day, it seemed like it had more items on it than when I started. I never seemed to get it all done.<p>So, in an effort to understand what was going on, I …

Meet 'Professor X,' the AI genius who left his lab at Princeton to beat Uber, Google, and Intel at their own game

By the fall of that same year, Xiao, known as something of a risk-taker, had moved himself and his family from New Jersey to Silicon Valley, and raised some modest seed funding for his new startup focused on self-driving cars.<p>His startup, dubbed AutoX, has done its best to stay under the radar to …

Master Photoshop | 20 Brilliant Tutorials You Should Try

If you want to master Photoshop, these brilliant tutorials will surely help you a lot! We selected some of the best Photoshop tutorials that show …

5 Things You (Probably) Never Knew About Kickstarter

Could this small crowd-funding company be the new "growth engine of the American economy"?<p>Here's a bit of trivia for you: Over its lifetime, the …

The best way to help your kids succeed is steady feedback, not constant praise

When my daughter came home from her third-grade sports day with a plastic gold medal, I asked her what she had won it for.<p>“We <i>all</i> got a medal,” she beamed.<p>I looked at my husband, who had been at her school all day cheering her on.<p>“They got a medal just for showing up?” I asked.<p>He didn’t seem to …

Inside Forward, ex-Googler Adrian Aoun’s idea for the doctor’s office of the future

Forward, a new type of futuristic doctors office launched its first location in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district at the beginning of this year. Some in the health industry have had their doubts about a doctor’s office with propriety tools like a body scanner, stethoscope and its own …

7 amazing technologies we'll see by 2030

Hollywood's depictions of the future are usually pretty far-fetched — like the flying cars of "Blade Runner" and the hoverboards in "Back to the Future II." The World Economic forum surveyed over 800 experts and executives to find out what the future will actually look like. Here are 7 amazing …

How to Keep Your Children From Learning Stereotypes

How can modern parents raise the next generation to be free from corrosive gender and racial stereotypes? By the time children start elementary …

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

Stay sane with these family board games

Tabletop games to weather the collapse of our democracy, or just a long weekend with the kids<p><i>Adam Saltsman is an indie game developer currently working on the turn-based survival game</i> Overland<i>. He and his wife Rebekah also run Finji, the indie game label behind</i> Night In The Woods <i>and other projects.</i> …

4 Startups Revolutionizing the EdTech World

From online microtutoring to photographic tours back through history, educational technology is giving children new ways to learn.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Technology has been transforming the educational world for the past few years. Every year, new edtech …

They raise the world's happiest children - so is it time you went Dutch?

Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a climbing frame and are jostling to get down the slide first. Their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. In the distance, a dog barks and a little boy ambles along on his balance bike, trailed by his grandfather who is …

The 10 best places for young entrepreneurs

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Young entrepreneurs looking to start the next big tech firm or restaurant group need not move …

18 Trends to Look for in 2017

Here's what a handful of executives and analysts see in their crystal balls.<p>Predicting the future is hardly a precise science, but identifying macro trends and developments can be done by paying close attention to what's happening in an industry. Here's what a handful of small businesses, startups …

5 Fintech Startups To Watch In 2017

After a glum 2016, look for startups tackling massive opportunities like insurance and real estate to reenergize the fintech sector.<p>For fintech, 2016 was a year of reckoning. Scandals and layoffs killed industry buzz, and deal activity took a mid-year nosedive. Regulatory uncertainty in the U.S. …

10 Must-have project management apps for entrepreneurs

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share113<p>+16<p>Shares 142<p>Trying to manage a project without project management software can turn into a Godzilla-like apocalypse quickly. …

How to Raise Happy Kids

©JGI/Jamie Grill Getty Images<p>The 5 things children need to flourish and be successful all their lives.<p>Ask parents what they want most for their …

Watch This Dog Narrowly Avoid Disaster On a Rally Stage

Rally jumps: They save lives!<p>There's good timing, and there's this. A dog wandered onto a live rally stage in Bolivia recently, and became the most fortunate pup on the planet. Rally jumps: They save lives!<p>Since the course was hot, spectators couldn't help guide the dog out of the racing line. By …

Creative Discipline: 11 Ways To Have Fun And Not Raise A**holes

Having to discipline your children is one of the crappiest parts of parenting. Everyone gets bummed out and then you accidentally take away their …