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The skills kids have at age 5 determine how successful they'll be — and it has nothing to do with reading or writing

It's hard to believe that what your child knows at age five could influence his future chances of success. But that's exactly what a 2015 study published in the "American Journal of Public Health" found.<p>But researchers discovered that the skills that predict future success had nothing to do with …

Entertain (And Exhaust) Energetic Toddlers By Playing “Jump The River”

Add it to your birthday party game list, ASAP.<p>Jump the River is an elimination game where kids take turns jumping over an imaginary river until only …

A Spot-On Gift Guide Of STEM Toys For Kids

Inspire your kid to think outside of the box this holiday season<p>“STEM learning” may be a widely discussed topic within education and children’s media, but the discussion doesn’t necessarily make it easier to determine which products help teach STEM concepts. Therefore, instead of attempting to …

Attachment theory is a thing – and it could save your relationship

Are you in a needy relationship? Or are you more of an 'avoidant'? Charlotte Haigh explains attachment theory<p>Be honest. How is the balance of power …

A retired Navy SEAL commander who sometimes goes 72 hours without food explains the diet philosophy that keeps him in fighting shape

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser, Jocko Willink led his men with the mantra of "discipline equals freedom." It's the idea that by developing strict procedures and guidelines and sticking to them, you will actually benefit from a freedom to focus more clearly on the objective at …

5 Toys to Teach Your Kids the Basics of Engineering

Today, learning about science and tech is all play. Well, and maybe just a little work.<p>1. XYZprinting da Vinci miniMaker<p>You don’t need to be a …

Behavioral economics has a plan to fight poverty—and it’s all about redesigning the “cockpit”

Dr. Bryan Bledsoe was just trying to keep up. The ER at the small rural hospital was always packed and the top brass had urged him to move patients through more quickly, so when a woman in her sixties came in complaining of head and neck pain, he briskly examined her, hustled her off for an x-ray, …

Would You Do This to Reduce Your Stress? Researchers Say It Really Works | Inc.com

It appears that talking to one's self has gotten a bad rap. While once perhaps viewed as crazy, people who talk to themselves do a better job at quickly bringing down their stress levels. The trick is to hold your conversations in the third person.<p>Legendary psychologist, Ethan Kross, researches …

Psychology

Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain, Study Finds

There’s been a lot of discussion about what kinds of mental activities are actually capable of changing the brain. Some promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed “brain games” have fizzled out. Meanwhile, meditation and mindfulness training have accumulated some …

Mindfulness

Mindfulness Is More Than A Buzzword: A Look Behind The Movement

The popularity of mindfulness in the western world has skyrocketed in recent years. It’s on the cover of magazines and appears on the evening news. Celebrities swear by it, scientists study it, monks still practice it and business leaders use it to thwart burnout.<p>As mindfulness becomes a buzzword …

Mindfulness

This Is the Secret to a Long and Happy Marriage, According to Research

Will your relationship stand the test of time? Research weighs in.<p>The single best predictor of marital longevity is that both partners are kind and …

Tools To Enhance Your Mind-Body Connection, That Aren’t Yoga

It's time to get zen.<p>Flowing through sun salutations is a great way to start the day. It’s easy to see why yoga is many people’s first choice when it …

Tai Chi

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

Quantum Computing

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Our Mediterranean diet guide for beginners has everything you need to know about this heart-healthy and totally delicious way to eat and live. Find …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

The Simple 9-Step Plan to Financial Freedom | Inc.com

One thing I regret about college is that there was no class on personal finance. (Or if there was, I didn't know about it.) Sure, I wrote papers on the philosophies of Nietzsche, Arendt, and Kirkegaard, but no one ever made me take a quiz about 401Ks. But, as an adult who is interested in retiring …

Python Top 10 Articles (v.August 2017)

Python Top 10 Articles for the Past Month (v.August 2017)<p><b>For the past month,</b> we ranked nearly 1,700 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that …

Machine Learning

Day Trading in Wall Street’s Complex ‘Fear Gauge’ Proliferates

Each morning, at the market’s open, Seth M. Golden, a former logistics manager at a Target store, fires up the computer in his home office in northern Florida and does what he has done for years: Put on bets that Wall Street’s index of volatility, the VIX, will keep falling.<p>It has been a lucrative …

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life | Inc.com

Jack Canfield once said, <i>"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."</i> And he's right. But I'm going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, discomfort, shock, boredom, impostor syndrome, awkwardness, fear, being wrong, failing, ignorance, looking stupid: your avoidance of these <i>feelings</i>is stopping …

Self-improvement

Writing Clean Code

I recently started a new job. With every new job comes a new codebase. This is probably my twentieth job. So I've seen a lot of …

A key government report on climate change is out. Here's what you need to know

The New York Times published a draft of the report on Monday night.<p>[<i>Editor's note: This story has been updated with more details about the origins of the draft report.</i>]<p><i>The New York Times</i> published a draft of a long-awaited government report on climate change on Monday night, and the picture it …

How Applying Science To Your Workouts Can Help Your Gains

Want to get closer to that six-pack? Here's how.<p>Fitness used to be a guessing game of sorts. We tried a workout, enjoyed it or swore we’d never go …

How quantum trickery can scramble cause and effect

Logic-defying experiments in quantum causality can twist the notion of time itself.<p>Albert Einstein is heading out for his daily stroll and has to …

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

This simple yoga technique can boost focus and make your skin glow

You know it’s called a monkey mind because it keeps jumping from one thought to another. Ancient yogis estimated that we think—on an average—about …

This Is Exactly What an Elite MMA Fighter’s Diet Looks Like

The willingness to follow this diet separates the men from the boys<p>MMA fighters have to be primed at the exact right time to get the most their bodies have to offer when fight night comes. After all, unlike other pro athletes, MMA fighters only have a few chances a year to make an impact on their …

Nutrition

Vigorous Exercise Makes You Years Younger: Study

<b>Scientists found that adults with a high level of physical activity had a biological aging advantage.</b><p>It’s not quite eternal youth but scientists have …

The single best type of exercise for your brain, according to scientists

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of …

Exercise