Christina Ansted

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11 Things Car Dealers Won’t Tell You About Leasing

If you’re in the market for a car or wanting to upgrade, the shopping experience can be a daunting one. We’ve asked auto industry experts for the …

Millennials Are Getting Married Later To Build Stronger Foundations, According To eHarmony's New Report

Much to my mother's dismay, I am in no rush to get married anytime soon, despite the fact that I'm in a perfectly happy relationship. You see, I'm …

We Asked 149 Women To Tell Us The One Thing That Frustrates Them Most About Being Single

Any love expert will tell you that all relationships require work, and can offer tip after tip on how to get past boredom, frustrations, and ruts, …

11 questions to ask your BFF about dating if you want to get into a *really* deep convo

Besties are truly the best. We can share with them our innermost secrets and ask them tons of questions about everything and anything, including …

6 Most Popular Dating Apps For Millennials In 2018

It's not exactly a secret that dating app use among millennials is super common: we use our phones for everything else, so it makes sense that we'd …

10 iPhone features you need to know

I am sitting in the audience at the Castro Theater for the San Francisco International Film Festival. The film Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot just finished and Gus Van Sant and Danny Elfman, the film's director and composer, respectively, take the stage for an interview. I panic.<p>"Is my …

iOS 12 has plenty of hidden tricks and features – here are most of them

The next major software update for iPhone and iPad is focused on improving the overall experience and performance, but that doesn’t mean iOS 12 is as …

iOS

Smashed supplies, crumpled bodies: Medical examiner describes 'shocking' scene at Texas school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas — Erin Barnhart has investigated drownings, drug overdoses, car wrecks and various other deaths in her eight years as a medical examiner.<p>But nothing prepared her for the scene in the rear art classrooms at Santa Fe High School: overturned desks, smashed paint jars, broken ceramics …

Santa Fe Victim Christopher Stone's Family Is Suing the Alleged Shooter's Parents

The lawsuit alleges they are partially responsible for the shooting.<p>The family of a teenager killed in the Santa Fe High School shooting has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the parents of the alleged shooter. The parents of Christopher Jake Stone are seeking more than $1 million from the …

Odd strategy helps man win $2 million on instant lotto ticket

DETROIT — A Detroit area man's lottery strategy doesn't seem so odd anymore after he won $2 million on a Michigan Lottery instant ticket.<p>The 22-year-old, who chose to remain anonymous, told the Michigan Lottery he likes playing instant games but buys only odd-numbered tickets. His strategy paid off …

North Dakota

29 Unprofessional Habits That Make Everyone at Work Hate You

Whether you realize it or not, you could be driving your coworkers nuts.<p>Americans with full-time jobs spend about a third of their weekdays at …

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.<p>The movie theater was empty except for the two of us. As the credits rolled, we made the room into our playground: We danced in our seats, cut cartwheels down the aisles, and laughed until the lights turned on and the clean-up crew arrived.<p>I …

40 Buzzwords That Make Smart People Sound Stupid: The Most Overused Corporate Jargon

See how many you recognize from this new analysis of web and social communications.<p>We all know at least one person who overuses buzzwords and corporate jargon. He's (because it's almost always a guy) harmless, if a little irritating.<p>But when your website, press coverage, and social media posts …

Why Schools Are Superior to Startups When It Comes to Building Edtech

Today’s teachers are expert innovators. They create classrooms designed to maximize student learning, and do everything from fine-tuning lesson plans …

The Best New Features Coming to Your iPhone in iOS 11.4

Apple is adding new features.<p>Apple is gearing up for a major iOS update. On Monday, the company released the fourth beta of iOS 11.4 — the operating …

21 Wedding Guest Dresses Perfect for a Black Tie Wedding

Wondering what to wear to a black tie wedding? Shop 19 wedding guest dresses for a black tie wedding.

How to Cook Healthy Meals at Home When You’re Busy AF

Working full time AND eating healthy, homemade meals can feel impossible, which is why you may want to turn to this YogaGlo series <i>Better Than Takeout,</i> created by yoga instructor Kathryn Budig. She shows you how to make six delicious, plant-based recipes that you can realistically cook up on …

10 Brown Eyeliners Ranked, According to Sephora, Ulta, and Amazon Reviews

Finding the perfect eyeliner is akin to finding the perfect partner. You look for one longer than you'd care to, but in the end, it's all worth it. …

7 clear-cut signs you've been hacked

Smart hackers don’t get caught. They break into your device, steal everything they can, and finish without a trace. Sometimes they leave a trail of destruction in their wake – malware, weird ads, confused relatives, and even a drained bank account or stolen identity.<p>One of the side-effects of …

Logging

18 Skincare Products That Correct Problematic Pores

We know you can’t actually reduce your pore size, but there are steps you can take to reduce the appearance of these unsightly selfie-killers. First, thoroughly cleanse and remove all makeup nightly to prevent potential buildup. Incorporating a clarifying mask into your regimen that deep cleans …

How To Recognize When The Universe Gives You A Sign (And Make It Happen More Often)

We receive far more signs from the universe than we realize. As a professional intuitive, part of my job is to help people pick up on signs they …

How does the average American spend their paycheck? See how you compare

How much do people make (and spend)?<p>The average American household's pretax income is nearly $75,000, but not surprisingly, most of this amount gets spent. In fact, when you add up the money that's paid for goods and services or taxes, the average household spends more than 90% of their income.<p>With …

Personal Finance

Houston Area Real Estate: House Hunting

Start your home hunting and let the pros at realtor.com help. You can find yours today in the Houston Patch Real Estate Guide.<p>HOUSTON, TX — If you're …

Nation's Report Card: AISD among best in US school districts

AUSTIN, Texas -- Austin Independent School District students continue to outperform their peers in large urban school districts on the Nation's …

Education

Social-Emotional Learning May Be a Limited Solution for Reforming School Discipline

The United States Government Accountability Office recently released a report confirming decades of anecdotal research saying, among other things, …

Education

4 Homework Myths That Parents Should Consider

Feelings about homework have a tendency to be extreme, but parents can help kids by taking a measured look at the research.<p>Whether there’s too much …

How a guy who used to struggle as a student went on to create a math startup that serves school districts around the world

That was easier said than done for the discouraged student. Milyutin ended up receiving heavy one-on-one tutoring from his mother between second and third grade, and the individualized attention was enough to reshape his future, sending him on a distinct math and science track.<p>Initial difficulties …

School Districts

The New York Times Debuts 'Learning,' Its New Quarterly Education Section

The New York Times published its new "Learning" section in Sunday's print edition, though the stories appeared online late last week.<p>The 16-page …

New York City

Interactive Strategies for Engaging Large and Small Classes Alike

As the associate director at Tulane’s Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching (CELT), I work with faculty to help them transform their classrooms …

Teaching

NAEP: Urban School Districts Improving Faster Than the Nation

<i>Washington, D.C.</i><p>America's large urban districts have been improving faster than the nation as a whole, and mostly held onto those gains during the …

School Districts