Cara Waters

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One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Teaching

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked By Richard Branson Will Move You To Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Seven real-life skills your teenager needs before going away to college

In my job teaching college English and creative writing, I hold individual conferences with my freshmen every semester, and this year’s were a doozy: One young woman wanted me to help her with a criminal complaint; one young man sought advice on finding a neurologist; and another student asked me …

College & University

Let Harvard teach you about Buddhism in this free online course you can take now

Harvard University's popular course on Buddhism returns with an interactive feature and great content.<br>Read More

Harvard

This is the exact amount of foundation you really need for a flawless finish

Ever slathered on your foundation only to realise you’ve gone one pump over and run out of face to blend on – then had to backtrack with a tissue and …

Makeup

The Sinister True Story of the Triplets Separated at Birth as Part of Cruel Social Experiment

In 1980, when Robert Shafran arrived for his first day of college at Sullivan County Community College in New York, he was confused and overwhelmed …

Parenting

NEUROPSYCHIATRIST DISCOVERS TELEPATHIC ABILITIES IN AUTISTIC CHILDREN & FILMS IT ON CAMERA

What we label as autism covers a vast spectrum. One autistic child may be able to communicate perfectly and perform normal daily life tasks, while …

Autism

7 Must Read Parenting Books, According to the Experts

If you are anything like me, you want to be the best parent you can be. There is so much parenting advice available in books and blog posts that it …

The keto diet: Pros and cons

It's everywhere: the ketogenic or "keto" diet. Fans of the high-fat, low-carb diet say it helps people lose weight, manage diabetes and more — some …

Weight Loss

Preparing Your Chicken This Way Is So Much Healthier

Next time you find yourself in weekday cooking rut and feel like being healthy, you can count on this meal formula to solve your kitchen woes: …

As we approach the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, it's painfully obvious how much more work there is to be done

The spirit of the women who fought for the right to vote was rooted in the revolutionary belief that women were not second class citizens, not …

5 Easy Slow Cooker Soup Recipes You Should Make This Week To Lose 5 Pounds

We think slow cookers are amazing! They have turned us into real chefs. Never in a zillion years did we think it was possible to make soup, like a …

4 Weird Treatments for Cellulite That Actually Work

<b>Cucumbers</b><br>Reasons to love cucumbers: They're hydrating and rich in vitamins. Applying slices directly to the skin allows phytochemicals in cucumbers to tighten collagen for a firm complexion. This can result in an almost-instant reduction of cellulite appearance.<p><b>Coffee Scrub</b><br>Caffeine dilates blood …

13 of the Best CBD Products We're Obsessed With — You Need to Try These ASAP

Whether you want to sleep better, relieve chronic anxiety, or reduce pain and inflammation, CBD is a natural wonder. And if you're not already as obsessed as we are with this plant-based supplement, we guarantee you will be soon. Try any of these marvelous products — from edible goodies to topical …

22 Vacations that Will Change Your Life

1 of 22<p>Cooking on the Amalfi Coast<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>Kayaking Mexico's Sea of Cortez<p>3 of 22<p>Setting Sail in Sausalito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 22<p>Going Wild …

Costa Rica

I Just Started the Keto Diet — Here's What My Day of Meals Looks Like

When Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS asked me if I wanted to try his new Keto 360 plan, I didn't skip a beat before excitedly signing myself up. I love Dr. Axe's natural approach to health and wellness, and am always eager to try a new fitness- and diet-related experiment. Two weeks on a diet that's …

Nutrition

5 easy ways to help you hack the healthiest breakfast routine

Breakfast can be a little tricky. It’s often victim to getting overlooked completely or rushed through (because #mornings), but it’s also incredibly …

Breakfast

Researchers recorded a thought making its way through the brain in real time — see what it looks like

What happens in the brain when you're listening to a person's voice or looking at their face?<p>Neuroscientists at the University of California Berkeley have some new answers to that question after peering inside the opened-up heads of 16 epilepsy patients.<p>The scientists' aim was to track what happens …

The Brain

10 things in your home you never clean — but should

About 8 in 10 Americans say it's important to keep a clean home, a recent survey by global cleaning technology company Kärcher found. But some parts of the house get more TLC than others.<p>Your kitchen countertops might be spotless, for instance, but can you remember the last time you cleaned your …

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

Lessons from the longest study on human development

For the past 70 years, scientists in Britain have been studying thousands of children through their lives to find out why some end up happy and …

A Baked Potato Soup You Can Make with Just 5 Ingredients

5-Ingredient Baked Potato Soup<p>Serves 6 to 8<p>4 slices bacon, halved <br>6 medium scallions, thinly sliced, white and green parts separated <br>2 pounds frozen …

Potatoes

59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

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 …

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Sugar cravings are extremely common, especially among women. In fact, up to 97% of women and 68% of men report experiencing some sort of food craving, including cravings for sugar. Those experiencing a sugar craving feel a strong urge to eat something sweet and can find it difficult to control …

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Mystic Mantra: The daily life of dojo

Once upon a time some novice monk went up to a great Zen master and asked the question, “Where is the best dojo?” To which the master snapped, “Your …

I jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge and survived. One sentence could have stopped me.

In 2000, I attempted suicide by jumping off of the Golden Gate Bridge. Prior to that, I was filled with extraordinary fear, and desperate shame. Around the world, we lose a man to suicide every minute of every day. This could have been me.<p>Back then I kept it all in. Instead of opening up and …

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Try This Yoga Trick to Realign Your SI Joint & Relieve Lower Back Pain

Sage Rountree talks you through a relaxing pose to give the muscles that control the relationship of your pelvis and spine a time out.<p>You know yoga …