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Build & Organize A Corner Shelving System

Hi, it's Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest. When my husband and I first moved into our ranch home two years ago, we weren't quite sure how to …

5 Things To Do About Climate Change, Just In Time For The New Year

After I wrote What a Trump Presidency Means for Fighting Climate Change, a colleague suggested that I write an article with "5 concrete examples of on-the-ground things people can do." I've been mulling that over. You can readily find lists online of 5 things, 10 things, 50 and more things to do …

Climate

A better way to manage your passwords, explained with a cartoon

Have you ignored advice on using password managers? This cartoon is for you.<p>After every big hack — like when Yahoo announced last year that 1 billion accounts were compromised — experts tell us to stop using the same password for every website. In fact, they tell us to stop memorizing our passwords …

Information Systems

Empathy is an overrated skill when dispensing medical care

Over the past few decades, empathy—the ability to take on the perspective, or “feel” the emotions, of another person—has been touted as a key clinical skill, and a cornerstone of the doctor-patient relationship. Communication with and trust in the doctor hinges on this quality, research suggests, …

Empathy

Trump’s business dealings may violate the Constitution. The Electoral College can stop him.

Unless he divests himself from all his businesses, Donald Trump is laying the groundwork to violate the Constitution of the United States the second he takes office. But he’s not president yet.<p>On December 19, the 538 members of the Electoral College have to cast their votes, and a majority of them …

Donald Trump

Let’s relocate a bunch of government agencies to the Midwest

Time to shift economic activity from the overcrowded coasts to places that need more of it.<p>America’s post-industrial Midwest is far from being the country’s poorest region. To find the direst economic conditions in the United States, one generally has to look toward Appalachia, the Mississippi …

Urban Design

All of Donald Trump’s known conflicts of interest in one place

When Americans talk about corruption in politics, they usually mean the outsize influence corporations and the wealthy can exert in politics through campaign donations.<p>But President-elect Donald Trump’s administration risks a much more direct type of corruption, where the end goal is not donations …

Donald Trump

Parents of successful kids have these 12 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Self-improvement

Doctors have alarmingly high rates of depression. One reason: medical school.

Over the course of Elisabeth Poorman’s first year of medical residency, she went from crying occasionally to tearing up every single day.<p>"I couldn’t sleep even when I had time off," she said of the rapid decline in her mental health in 2013. "I didn’t really have any motivation to do anything when …

Depression

Illinois passes huge, bipartisan energy bill, proves democracy still works

Nuclear plants will stay open and clean energy will flourish.<p>Last week, the Illinois legislature passed a sweeping, comprehensive new energy bill. With the possible exception of California’s recent bill, it might be the most significant state energy legislation passed in the US in decades.<p>The …

Bruce Rauner

If Trump wants to dismantle Obama’s EPA rules, here are all the obstacles he’ll face

Donald Trump has given every sign that he wants to dismantle the multitude of environmental rules President Obama has put in place over the past eight years. He’s vowed to tear up major climate regulations like the Clean Power Plan. His top pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Oklahoma …

Clean Technology

Doris Kearns Goodwin | Vanity Fair

An Age-By-Age Guide to Teaching Your Children Financial Lessons

Kids are ready to learn about saving, spending, and more at fairly young ages—but they need your help to really understand. This graphic gives some …

Kids

Sick kids? Skip the OTC cough and cold medicine

The common cold season is here, and if you have children, you will likely feel their suffering from these annoying upper respiratory tract viral infections.<p>Children experience more colds, about six to 10 annually, than adults. With each cold producing symptoms of nasal congestion, runny nose, cough …

Public Health

Is Your Company Committed to Being "Healthy"?

<i>This essay appears in today’s edition of the</i> Fortune <i>Brainstorm Health Daily. Get it delivered straight to your inbox.</i><p>Consider what your company does …

Harvard Business School

I looked at 2 years of front pages. Trump's Muslim ban got far less attention than Clinton’s emails.

But we did cover how powerful white men didn’t like Trump because of his exclusionary proposals.<p>In late 2015, Donald Trump proposed banning all Muslims from entering the US after the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California.<p>It was a reaction that took advantage of our fears, and a religious …

Donald Trump

20 Things To Say To Your Child Instead Of "Don't Cry"

What if every time your child cries or tantrums, they are actually doing something highly worthwhile? We don't always appreciate it when our children begin to cry, but what they are actually doing is making use of the body's innate recovery system. When we get hurt, physically or emotionally, …

Parenting

Democrats have reached out to the white working class before — by neglecting people of color

The challenge for Democrats is not repeating the same mistake.<p>The consensus among political pundits after the 2016 election: Democrats should reach out to the white working class. That’s one of the key groups, after all, that carried Donald Trump to his shocking upset victory on Election Day. So …

Middle-class

Progressive fundamentalism: how Hollywood and the media fortify the bubbles we all live in

The left can win over rural America without compromising its values. But it will take time and building relationships.<p>When I go home to South Dakota to visit my family, I speak two languages.<p>One is the language of my new home in California, of my job in the national media, a freewheeling speech …

Society

Trump on 60 Minutes: if Roe v. Wade is overturned, women will “have to go to another state”

In an interview with CBS’s Leslie Stahl on <i>60 Minutes</i>, President-elect Donald Trump said he would appoint “pro-life” judges to the Supreme Court — and that if <i>Roe v. Wade</i> were overturned, women would “have to go to another state” if they want an abortion.<p>“If [<i>Roe v. Wade</i>] ever were overturned, it …

Feminism

Record Supermoon and 9 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in November

Get ready to see lunar pairings, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings the roaring lion of meteor displays, dazzling planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the most impressive supermoon in nearly seven decades.<p>So dust …

The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It's not always the food.)

During World War II, millions of Americans planted "victory gardens" in their backyards, eventually supplying a hungry nation with 40 percent of its homegrown fruits and vegetables. Once the war was over, those urban farms withered away, supplanted by increasingly efficient large-scale rural …

Agriculture

Hillary Clinton is proposing a policy to tackle deep poverty

On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton unveiled what is arguably among the most important policies she’s announced during her entire presidential campaign. It is an ambitious but politically attainable plan that will lift huge numbers of families with children out of poverty. It is targeted exclusively at the …

Income Inequality