David Acosta

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How to motivate older kids without using rewards, punishment or fear. (No, really.)

Bo Burnham’s movie “Eighth Grade” brilliantly captures the challenges facing tweens and teens. Kids at that age are experiencing a complicated and …

Self Determination

Single-family rental units have never been easier to buy

Online platforms like Roofstock, OwnAmerica bring institutional tools to mom and pop landlords<p>Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley was browsing through his company’s website while on a flight to New York when his neighbor leaned over and asked what he was looking at. Beasley explained that Roofstock is an …

How To Reset Your Gut In 3 Days, According To Science

It's well-known that our diet can have a big influence on the health of our gut, but did you know it can make lasting changes in as little as three …

Baking Soda May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered for Rheumatoid Arthritis

An apple a day may keep the doctor away… but a new study also indicates that some baking soda each day may keep the arthritis at bay.<p>Baking soda is …

Antiinflammatory

School's first female black student president was the target of a racist attack. Now she's suing over the 'troll storm' that followed

<b>(CNN) —</b> After Taylor Dumpson became the first female African-American president of American University's student government, she was targeted by a racist backlash.<p>Now she wants justice -- not just for a vile incident involving an unidentified man hanging bananas from nooses around the school's …

Rights & Freedoms

Expelled from Russia, U.S. diplomats bid a wistful farewell

By Amie Ferris-Rotman<p>, Moscow reporter<p>MOSCOW — In a breakup message for our era, the fraught U.S.-Russian relationship took a wistful turn when a cohort of expelled U.S. diplomats released an emotional farewell video.<p>Set to the tunes of a country music band from North Carolina, the video features …

Nerve Agents

Want To Get Lucky With Your Wife Tonight? Do These 10 Little Things

It’s finally here…<p><i>what you’ve been waiting for and longing for,</i> <i>for what seems like an incredibly long time.</i><p>It’s a kid-free night with your …

Brain-repairing protein may lead to new MS drugs

Multiple sclerosis is an often debilitating autoimmune disease characterized by muscle weakness, vision problems, impaired coordination, and physical …

Vitamin D-3 could 'reverse' damage to heart

By probing the effect that vitamin D-3 has on the cells that make up the lining of blood vessels, scientists at Ohio University in Athens, OH, have …

The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2018

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <i>UPDATE: This list, first published January 3, was updated with the news that former sheriff Joe Arpaio is entering Arizona's Senate race and state treasurer Josh Mandel is dropping out of Ohio's.</i><p>Republicans rid themselves of Roy Moore after his loss in Alabama's special election. …

Republicans

Watch: Poor women in Puerto Rico became unwitting guinea pigs for the birth control pill

The case is as a classic example of unethical medical testing<p>A housing project in Puerto Rico is where the most extensive human trials for the birth …

​Swing, Carry, and Plank Your Way to a Shredded Body

This workout will rock your core and shoulders while vaporizing fat<p>If you are looking to shred your abs and shoulders in time for summer, you've found the right workout. Not only will the 2 to 1 work to rest ratio get your heart pumping and the fat frying, but these 3 challenging moves will work …

Plaque-busting plants take on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

The fight against the debilitating effects of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases may have just gotten a new weapon from both a land-based and …

Nine Easy Ways to Gain Control of Your Health in Your Forties

<i>What lifestyle changes should you make to stay healthy through your 40s? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic</b> …

Quora

‘Digital heroin’ is killing your relationship with your kids

Kids are more likely to snuggle when adults are reading real books to them than when they are reading tablets.<p>This is the result of a new, albeit …

Fresh New Free Resources for Web Designers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Free fonts, themes, templates, icon sets and many other things are just waiting for you to download …

Valuable UI/UX Designer Tools and Websites That Should Not Be Ignored

If you are a UI or UX designer, then you are probably aware of some of the cool design suites and packages there are available for you to work from. …

Web Design

What All Health Problems Associated With Growing Older Can Be Traced To

After we turn 50, we all start to worry about cardiovascular disease and what to do about it. We might also fret about dementia and whether we will get Alzheimer's -- and arthritis is an ailment we prefer to do without. The inability to sleep, loss of energy, fatigue, anxiety, and depression might …

Wellness

10 invoicing tools for small business owners, startups and freelancers

Getting paid is a core aspect of your business.<p>That might sound obvious, but moving cash from a client’s bank account to your own is often more …

Michelle Obama's New Hampshire speech on Donald Trump

Here is an unedited transcript of First Lady Michelle Obama's remarks during an Oct. 13 rally for Hillary Clinton in Manchester, N.H., as provided by the White House Office of the First Lady.<p>---<p>My goodness! You guys are fired up!<p>Well, let me just say hello everyone. I am so thrilled to be here with …

Condo rents in the GTA soar as demand outstrips supply

Toronto's condo rental market is beginning to mimic its ultra tight resale housing market, with soaring demand, lack of supply and costs rising to …

GOP on the precipice

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump isn't making it easy for Republicans.<p>The GOP nominee likely won a reprieve by exceeding low expectations at Sunday's debate. He may have stopped, at least for now, the stampede of Republicans who were fleeing from his campaign after a video emerged Friday of him discussing …

Designing Card-Based User Interfaces

Web and mobile apps are moving away from pages towards completely personalized experiences. These new experiences are built on an aggregation of many …

Prototyping

US homeowners get a huge tax break almost nobody knows about, and it's even part of GDP

But what makes it different than an apartment in, say, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is that in the eyes of Dutch tax collectors, owning that home means the Van de Klunderts became landlords. Their tenant? Well, that's where things get weird. There isn't one.<p>The Van de Klunderts owe taxes on roughly what …

Housing

5 web design trends and how to prototype them

Material design, card layouts, illustration and more – the first half of 2016 has thrown up some strong trends in web design. Here at Justinmind, we …

UI Design