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Why stay-at-home parents are better for older children

It may be the most hotly disputed and emotionally loaded question that American parents face: Are children better off if a parent stays at home?<p>The evidence is already quite strong that staying at home during a child’s first year of life can have long-term benefits. That’s why most industrial …

DJ Spooky: Multimedia Mixes to Save the Planet

Paul D. Miller synthesizes art, music, and data to spotlight environmental issues.<p><i>Editor's note: Paul D. Miller is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, which honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the</b> …

So Maybe Money Really Does Buy Happiness?

A worldwide study finds that rising national income is highly correlated with rises in personal satisfaction and overall happiness.<p>Emerging Asian nations are finding out what developed ones did years ago: money--and the stuff it buys--brings happiness.<p>Levels of self-reported well-being in …

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How Wearables Are Being Used For Social Good

By Adele Peters3 minute Read<p>Most wearables are focused on feeding off of self obsession: How many miles you ran in a day, how much stress you’re …

How to Get People Talking About Climate Change

Climate change denial is mercifully rare, with those who enjoy second-guessing scientific opinion from a position of ignorance in a dwindling minority. But it's still an inconvenient truth even for those who believe in it.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Climate change denial is mercifully …

Help Your Employees Be Themselves at Work

How can managers create workplace environments where people feel comfortable being themselves? Research has shown that hiding our true identities can cripple professional performance. For instance, closeted LGBT employees feel much more isolated at work than their openly gay peers, and 52% of …

This Simple Machine/Art Installation Turns Coke Into Clean Drinking Water

The distillation machine, which Smits built with the help of Synthetic Organic Chemistry students at the University of Amsterdam, was debuted last …

How to Make Positive Thinking Really Work for You

This one trick can turn a good tactic into a great one.<p>It's clear that, when used properly, negativity can help you succeed and that positive thinking can be a trap.<p>That's not to suggest positive thinking is a waste of time. If you literally expected to fail every time you started a venture, …

What Can Make You Happier, Increase Your Attention Span and Even Make You More Courageous?

Meditation.<p>I listed it as one of the 10 things should you do every day to improve your life. It can boost happiness.<p>Via Shawn Achor’s The Happiness …