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Baby Talk: Decoding The Secret Language Of Babies

Bababababa, dadadadada, ahgagaga. Got that?<p>Babies are speaking to us all the time, but most of us have no clue what they're saying. To us non-babies, it all sounds like charming, mysterious, gobbleydegook. To researchers, though, babbling is knowable, predictable, and best of all, teachable. This …

Parenting

Specially Designed Instruction for Children With Learning Disabilities

What is the definition of specially designed instruction (SDI) and which children benefit from it? Get the facts about SDI and why it's required in …

Pedagogy

Two-headed fawn found in Minnesota forest shows rare wildlife deformity

A mushroom hunter's discovery of a conjoined white-tailed fawn in a Minnesota forest two years ago is being hailed by researchers as a landmark case among oddities in nature.<p>The fawns, which were stillborn, are believed to have been the first recorded case of a conjoined two-headed deer to have …

Mississippi River

Luxembourg's Little Switzerland

2 places 4 days Staff Pick<p>Straight out of a fantasy novel<p>Timothy Cohen<p>April 24, 2018<p>What could possibly persuade you to go on an adventure in this little known country where nothing ever happens?<br>Well, let me tell you our journey...<p>Luxem-what?<p>Once upon a time... Oh the hell with it!!<p>The Grand Duchy …

European Travel

World's longest cruise takes 245 days and costs nearly $130,000

Fancy a world cruise that calls at 113 ports in 59 countries across six continents in 245 days?

New Zealand

Doctor Behind Asperger's Syndrome Subject To Name Change

In the book "Asperger's Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna," Edith Sheffer writes about the doctor who first diagnosed Asperger's Syndrome. Sheffer tells NPR's Michel Martin how Hans Asperger's Nazi ties were hidden for years.<p>Transcript<p>LAKSHMI SINGH, HOST:<p>Across the country, people have …

Autism

Omega Watch Belonging to Elvis Presley Sells at Auction for $1.8 Million

A watch gifted to Elvis Presley by RCA Records to celebrate his sale of 75-million records sold at an auction in Geneva today for $1,812,500. It was estimated to sell for between CFH 50,000 and CFH 100,000 (about $54,000-$108,000). The watch, made by Omega and retailed by Tiffany & Co., hammered …

Music

Expert Tips for an All-American Road Trip, According to a 'Midwest Living' Editor

Now in its second year, the <i>Midwest Living</i> Road Rally is on a mission to uncover new and exciting destinations in a Midwestern state.<p>This past week, …

RVs

North America's Five Best Road Trips

Whether you have a weekend or a month, these journeys are a must<p>Sure, you can just load a bag in the car on a Friday afternoon, pick a scenic byway, and go. But what’s nice about charting your path ahead of time is scoring great deals, making sure you don’t miss iconic sights, and knowing exactly …

Hiking

The world’s longest cruise will set sail next year and will take in six continents over 254 days

If cruises come to an end all too quickly for you, a new cruise that will depart from London in August 2019 might be up your street if you have eight months to spare. Viking has revealed that its Ultimate World Cruise will take place on the Viking Sun liner, and will take in six continents, 59 …

Flying

The Longest Cruise in the World Takes Seafarers to 59 Countries Over 245 Days

A Viking vessel in Saint Kitts, one of the stops on the cruise line's Ultimate World Cruise.<p>A Viking vessel in Saint Kitts, one of the stops on the …

Forensics

The Best Cruise for Every Month of the Year

WHEN you plan to hit the high seas plays a major role in WHERE you go. To help you pick the perfect voyage, we're breaking down the best cruise for …

Royal Caribbean

Here's what it's like to visit Luxembourg — the richest country on the planet and smaller than Rhode Island

1/<p>Luxembourg is utterly beautiful<p>Will Martin/Business Insider<p>Imagine the perfect medieval town, replete with spectacular fortresses, quaint churches, …

Europe

Ponant: America's Best-Kept Cruise Secret

Are you seeking that certain cruise line with a <b>je ne sais quoi?</b> And maybe even a little <b>oo-la-la?</b><p>Then look no further than Ponant, the only French cruise line, and the world leader in luxury yacht expeditions.<p>Ponant’s Americas Brand Chairman, Edie Rodriguez, recently granted me an exclusive …

France

Why parents are ditching traditional parenting methods for this controversial style

“May I pick you up?”<p>DeAnna Englezos, a Park Slope mother, knew that question, delivered to her pre-verbal infant, sometimes drew stares. But she also …

Parenting

Top 8 Ways to Advocate for a Child with Special Needs

Parents of a child with special needs must learn to effectively navigate the maze of special education laws and go to bat for their kids. In a …

Special Education

Why So Many Gifted Yet Struggling Students Are Hidden In Plain Sight

Scott Barry Kaufman was placed in special education classes as a kid. He struggled with auditory information processing and with anxiety.<p>But with the support of his mother, and some teachers who saw his creativity and intellectual curiosity, Kaufman ended up with degrees from Yale and Cambridge.<p>Now …

Pedagogy

Volta ao mundo? Cruzeiro de luxo passa 245 dias viajando por 59 países

O Viking Sun é um navio norueguês de luxo, e oferece tudo que se espera de um cruzeiro de luxo, como piscinas, cassinos e spas – e, naturalmente, com …

22 amazing rooftop bars in London

Why Orwell’s 1984 could be about now

Audiences around the world are re-reading George Orwell’s 1984, which is ‘a handbook for difficult times’, writes Jean Seaton.<p>Reading 1984, George Orwell’s claustrophobic fable of totalitarianism, is still a shock. First comes the start of recognition: we recognise what he describes. Doublethink …

Literature

13 things you didn't know about cruise ship design

Britons' appetite for a holiday at sea has seen continued growth in recent years and 2017 welcomed yet another record number of travellers taking a cruise from the UK and Ireland.<p>As the number of passengers rises, there is an increasing demand for larger and more advanced ships. With the world's …

Cruise Ships

The Longest Cruise in the World Will Span 8 Months and 6 Continents

Viking Cruises is rolling out the longest-ever continuous world cruise itinerary with its new ‘Ultimate World Cruise‘— an eight-month voyage …

Travel Industry

Tênis feito com chiclete mascado é produzido na Holanda - CicloVivo

Ter um chiclete grudando no sapato é aquela situação desagradável, que vez ou outra todo mundo passa. Agora, o que ninguém talvez imagine é que este …

Why Clearing Space At Home Is So Important (And How It's Done, According To Feng Shui)

<i>Dana Claudat is part of the mbg Collective, a curated group of our most trusted wellness advisers. Since 2009, we’ve had the brightest, most</i> …

Home Decorating

5 histórias de sobreviventes do Holocausto que vieram para o Brasil

Apesar da fama acolhedora do povo brasileiro, nem todos os refugiados, exilados e sobreviventes do Holocausto foram prontamente recebidos no país. “O …

Dubai's Newest Luxury Hotel Is In A Former Cruise Liner

Every time it looks like Dubai has pushed luxury hospitality to its limits, the city unveils an even more grandiose place to hang your hat. This week is no different, as the Queen Elizabeth 2, the renowned 1960s British vessel, opens her doors yet again as a brand new, luxury hotel floating in Port …

Cruise Ships

These are the Essential Apps Globetrotters Won't Travel Without

Apps have revolutionized the way we travel in so many ways. From booking the best points and miles hotels to helping us pack for a last-minute trip, …

Apps

Reading Aloud To Kids Has Major Behavior Benefits

Reading aloud to your children benefits their behavior and attention<p>We all know reading aloud to children can offer plenty of advantages, but a new …

Research

5 worldwide *floating* hotels for the most serene vacation ever

Considering how popular it is to visit hot springs and natural thermal baths for wellness-inspired travel activities, it’s a safe call that …

Japão encontrou acervo de minerais que pode suprir o mundo por muito tempo

Dezesseis milhões de toneladas de metais valiosos foram encontrados em um depósito na Ilha de Minamitorishima, localizada no Oceano Pacífico e …