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11 funniest parenting posts on Facebook this week

Parents say the funniest things — especially on Facebook. And we love them for it.<p>Why? Because in the Facebook world brimming with page after page of over-the-top vacations and over-performing children, it’s easy to think you’re all alone in your insanity.<p>So we’d like to take a moment to give a …

Parenting

How to raise a brilliant child without screwing them up

Forget tiger mother techniques, the best way to make sure your children achieve their full potential is to nurture their interest gently, says psychologist Oliver James<p>Where does the drive to succeed come from? And if it results in exceptional achievement (as defined by external norms such as …

Career Development

How Strengths-Based Parenting Can Help Your Kid Thrive

Stop trying to 'fix' your kids and nurture their natural talents instead.<p>Your kid loves to be the center of attention. She's the type to run onto the playground, yell "Watch me!", and make monkey noises while hanging upside down on the monkey bars.<p>If that sounds familiar, one of your child's …

Parenting

Best Books About Manhood and Masculinity | The Art of Manliness

In every time period, and all across the world, men have been very interested in the question of what it means to be a man. Some of their answers …

21 Amazing (& Masculine) Closet Ideas

Take a look around your bedroom. Yesterday’s suit is slung over the back of a chair. Shoes are piled haphazardly on the floor. An unidentifiable …

Home Improvement

What Women Want In Men: 8 Personality Traits

There are questions men have asked since the dawn of time. Who am I? Why am I here? What happens after death? What the hell do women want?<p>The answer …

Personality

Earth Could Be Unique Among 700 Quintillion Planets in The Universe, Study Finds

One of these things is not like the others.<p>So much of humanity’s astronomical research is based around the notion of finding something like us out …

Universe

The Paleo Diet Just Got Outed as Bullsh*t

The caveman special could mess with your health—fast.<p>If you have enough willpower to follow a diet that forbids things like bread, pasta, and fries, you probably expect all that sacrifice to work like freaking magic. But low-carb, high-fat diets that resemble Paleo eating plans may actually trigger …

Why Dad Bloggers Are Changing the Way I Think About Fatherhood

A dispatch from the Dad 2.0 Summit.<p>Until Esquire sent me on this assignment, I did not even know that there was such a thing as "Daddy Blogging." A blog community of stay-at-home dads? Well, it turns out there is such a thing, and it is getting bigger. They even have their own conference now, known …

Bank of America will offer mortgages for 3% down

If you're looking to buy a home but don't have the 20% down payment sitting around, Bank of America is now offering mortgages with as little as 3% down.<p>The new loan program is aimed at helping low- and moderate- income borrowers get home loans for up to $417,000.<p>To qualify, borrowers can't make …

Use the 50/20/30 Rule to Outline Your Budget For Every Need

The best way to keep a balanced budget is to decide your financial boundaries before you start spending. The 50/20/30 rule can help you keep every …

New portrait of William Shakespeare as 'flesh and blood' man you might see down the pub

A new portrait of William Shakespeare produced for the 400th anniversary of his death claims to be the most accurate representation ever made of the Bard<p>His stature as a playwright is unquestioned. His importance as a symbol of England is widely celebrated and his central role in world literature …

I became a millionaire in my 30s, and here's the best advice I can give you about investing

In their 50s or 60s they realize they'll need to work until they're so old and sick that they just can't work anymore. This is a s----- life, and I want something better for you.<p>I just read the book "The Millionaire Fastlane" by MJ DeMarco. He talks about two ways to build wealth: the slow lane, …

13 Writing Lessons From Stephen King’s On Writing

Stephen King is an American author of horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy, who has sold more than 350 million books. King has received many …

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 'How do I decide between paying debt and saving for the future?'

<i>I have $2,500 in credit card debt and about $35,000 in student loan debt. How should I prioritize paying these off while also saving for the future?</i><p>Great question! It's hard when you're juggling multiple financial priorities but the truth is that we are often focused on multiple goals throughout …

Put an Atheist on the Supreme Court

Who should replace Antonin Scalia? On Monday, the <i>Times</i> reported that the Justice himself had weighed in on the question: last June, in his dissenting opinion in the same-sex marriage case Obergefell v. Hodges, Scalia wrote that the Court was “strikingly unrepresentative” of America as a whole and …

Religion

Hubble image: Dormant black hole, in a word, is gargantuan

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Hubble Space Telescope has given scientists their sharpest-ever look at a known galaxy containing an enormous black hole.<p>The supermassive black hole is in a galaxy called NGC 4889, one of several in the Coma Cluster, officials said Thursday.<p>According to NASA, every galaxy has a …

Universe

Top 5 evolution misconceptions you should stop believing

Given its huge success in describing the natural world for the past 150 years, the theory of evolution is remarkably misunderstood. In a recent …

10 Financial Choices You'll Regret in 10 Years

“All I had to do was turn in the form to my HR department.”<p>It was a simple task but one that was shoved to the side to deal with most important things throw at us.<p>The form was a 401k enrollment firm and I my client was left wondering what could have been had she enrolled when it first became …

The Only Two Good Arguments for Atheism

Recently there has been a flurry of books from the "New Atheists." Such figures as Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher …

The Relationship between Science and Spirituality

<b>This article was an original essay written for Sutra Journal</b><p><i>Dr. Fritjof Capra is a scientist, educator, activist, and author of many international</i> …

Master This Whole Parenting Thing With The BuzzFeed Parents Newsletter

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How Jefferson tried to take down Washington

George Washington’s standing in the American pantheon will be secured as long as the United States endures — today is Presidents Day, after all, on …

5 Dumb IRA Mistakes Even Smart People Make

You know how important it is to save for your retirement. So to help you reach your financial goals, you've set up an IRA.<p>Setting up and contributing …

Richard Dawkins’ Stroke Proves The Existence Of God

Home <b>›</b> Science <b>›</b> <b>Richard Dawkins’ Stroke Proves The Existence Of God</b><p><i>on</i> 15/02/2016 • ( 8 )<p>Richard Dawkins, famed biologist and infamous atheism advocate, …

Religion

The paleo diet, without meat?

Boyd Eaton was paleo long before paleo was cool. In 1988, the retired physician and professor authored "The Paleolithic Prescription" (a book advocating the diet and lifestyle of our Stone Age ancestors). At that time, few could imagine our coming obsession with primal diets, Bulletproof coffee, …

Gritty and soulful portraits of Philly residents on their stoops in the early 1900s

Stoops of Philadelphia<p>Malcontents and more in the city of brotherly love<p>John Frank Keith was born in 1883 and spent his whole life in and around …

If I were Richard Dawkins, I’d count my blessings

It reflects rather well on Richard Dawkins that he still hasn’t joined his followers – the religious connotations of the word are intentional – in objecting to the Church of England tweet on Friday about praying for his recovery from a stroke.<p>Presumably the CofE did so on the basis of Christ’s …

In the beginning... was atheism

Earliest evidence for atheism predates Jesus by at least 500 years, Cambridge professor argues<p>To its adherents it is the ultimate modern belief system, the antidote to centuries of ignorance and superstition, while to its detractors it is the product of latter-day decadence and materialism.<p>But a …

10 Small Gestures That Go a Long Way at Work

If you've ever worked in an office environment, you know how hectic things can get. Looming deadlines, departmental goals, staffing issues, and …