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Interactive quiz: Do you really know what an ETF is?

If you’re reading this, you probably know something about exchange traded funds (ETFs)—a widely used investment product whose assets have grown tenfold over the last 20 years to over $3 trillion globally<b>.*</b> ETFs have a lot in common with a more familiar vehicle—mutual funds: both offer access to …

Investing

8 Extraordinary Examples of Constrained Writing

Constrained writing is a catch-all literary term for a whole host of written forms or techniques that limit what or how authors or poets write by …

Language

5 Common Mental Errors That Sway You From Making Good Decisions

I like to think of myself as a rational person, but I’m not one. The good news is it’s not just me — or you. We are all irrational.<p>For a long time, …

The Most Important Things To Discuss With Your Child Before The Age Of 12

<b>1. Where babies come from</b><p>Arguably no parent is ever ready, nor indeed understands when the time is right to have a chat about the birds and the bees. …

How to Use Google’s Apps Without Getting Spied On

Google provides a lot of helpful, free services, but they often come at the cost of privacy. You might love Gmail, but you have to suffer through …

Children and Sleepovers: What Parents Need to Know

My family doesn’t do sleepovers. Before our children were even old enough to ask, Aileen and I talked it through and determined that we would not …

Parenting

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Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

Loyola University

Never Say Die: 9 Lessons From The World's Longest-Living People

These people live continents away from one another, yet they've unlocked the secrets to living a long, healthful life. Learn 9 common traits of the …

New Screen Time Recommendations for Babies, Kids, and Teens Released

Parenting is a heck of a lot more complicated than it used to be. For one, raising a child in a hyper-connected world raises a lot of questions about …

This Is the Song Scientists Use to Make People Feel Sad

How does it make you feel?<p>Listen to the song in the video below, and pay close attention to how it makes you feel. Are you relaxed by the sweeping sounds of string instruments? Does the song's tone make you feel frightened or uneasy? Or maybe the music actually moves you tears?<p>Don't be embarrassed …

Read Lionel Shriver's Controversial Cultural Appropriation Speech

I hate to disappoint you folks, but unless we stretch the topic to breaking point this address will not be about “community and belonging.” In fact, …

Here's A Chart That Tells You When You Can Leave Your Kids Home Alone

Handy chart lets you know when your kids can finally fend for themselves<p>In case you’ve been wondering – and if you have young kids, you’ve <i>definitely</i> …

Parenting

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Story Times: The Art Of Storytelling

In June 2013, my favorite liner note writing, drumming, music producing, band leading, musical mind in all of music – Questlove – released his memoir …

Bill Nye Explains How Creationism Is Holding Children Back

The <b>school boards</b> around the U.S. who who’ve decided to <b>teach</b> children <b>creationism</b>, <b>intelligent design</b>, or whatever you choose to call it, are poking <b>a</b> …

Critical Thinking

Here's What John Oliver Missed About Your Retirement

<i>He forgot the qualified hurricane distributions.</i><p>Cute show John Oliver had there, satirizing the middlemen whose fees eat up your 401(k). He left out some things, such as how to protect yourself. Here are a few footnotes to the program.<p>1. The righteous Obama administration, riding to the rescue with …

40 Of The Best Learning Apps For Elementary Students

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Apps

Think Positive: Proven Tools for Lifting Out of a Bad Mood

It might seem in the midst of a bad mood that there’s not much you can do to change it. You feel lousy and the last happy moment you had is hardly at …

Joseph Campbell: “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned”

<i>It’s Joseph Campbell’s birthday on Saturday and to honor this great thinker, I am reprising a five part series I posted back in 2012 to take us</i> …

Google’s $149 Nik Collection photo editing software is now available for free

Good news for amateur and professional photograph enthusiasts. Google has just made its Nik Collection photo editing software available completely free of charge.<p>That collection includes seven different desktop services that fell into Google’s lap after it acquired Nik Software back in 2012. That …

Photo Editing

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of “you’re so <i>talented</i>,” but truthfully, …

The World's Best Whistler Explains How She Got So Good

"Always stay hydrated, and never forget your chapstick."<p>When Molly Lewis opened a string of shows for Kirin J Callinan's recent world tour, the LA-based Australian demonstrated the difference between a party trick and a hidden talent. It's the same thing every time you're at one of Lewis's shows, …

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Story plots: 7 tips to be more original

Clichéd story plots weaken an otherwise good story, a story where characters and settings are vivid. To tell a story that feels original and …

Creative Writing

4 Things Science Tells Us About Raising Responsible (And All-Around Awesome) Kids

Shares 1K<p><i>Want to raise compassionate and responsible children? Here’s what scientific research says about parenting.</i><p>—<p>Written by Kathryn Hawkins<p>Should …

Google Drive Tips You Can't Afford to Miss

Google's online office suite and storage service is now the tool of choice for many. Find out why.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Sanders Plan Raises Taxes $15 Trillion, Slams Capital Gains And Charitable Giving Of Rich

The laundry list of tax hikes proposed by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders would raise $15.3 trillion over the next decade by increasing taxes at least a little at all income levels, and hitting the very rich, and in particular their capital gains and charitable giving, with huge …

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

Blockchain

How to turn off your search and location history in Google

By now, it should come as no surprise that Google keeps track of your search and location history.<p>But you may be surprised to find out just how …