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Check out how much Android phone you can get for $270

The Elephone P9000 is without a doubt a phone you need to checkout. I just put my own personal order in through gearbest.com as they will be one of …

Homework is wrecking our kids: The research is clear, let’s ban elementary homework

<b>(KatarinaGondova via iStock)</b><p>Homework does have an impact on young students — but it’s not a good one<p>Heather Shumaker<p>March 5, 2016 11:00pm (UTC)<p>“There is no evidence that any amount of homework improves the academic performance of elementary students.”<p>This statement, by homework research guru Harris …

Teaching

Sorry, Tesla: The world’s fastest electric car is made in... Croatia?

Croatian carmaker Rimac Automobili apparently couldn't contain itself; it just pulled the digital veil off a car that the company claims is the …

Carbon Fiber

Trump’s rise, democracy’s fall: The Donald threatens our very system of government

<b>Donald Trump (AP/Jae C. Hong)</b><p>Should Donald Trump capture the White House in November, the U.S. could resemble Argentina in the age of Juan Peron<p>Andrew J. Bacevich<p>March 2, 2016 8:15am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Whether or not Donald Trump ultimately succeeds in winning the …

7 Things to Do Each Day If You Want to Raise Happy and Successful Kids

Raising happy and successful kids is hard enough. Teenagers? That's a whole different story.<p>I'm like, a <i>dozen</i> years away from being dad to a teenager, but I was drawn to Christie Halverson's piece about raising teenagers--published a couple of years ago on her blog and more recently on Upworthy. …

Koenigsegg's Camshaft-Free Engine Explained, Watch It in Action

Suck, squeeze, bang, blow. These are the four strokes of the reciprocating, internal-combustion engine (ICE) that Nikolaus Otto patented in the 19th century. The action of the intake valves that allow an engine to breathe and the exhaust valves that let it expel spent gases were, until very …

Robotic Falcon takes down rogue drones with one shot

Although U.S. authorities have made headway in terms of regulating drone use, there's still no real standard way of stopping a drone once you find …

Drones

There's a hidden feature in Spotify that makes your music sound better

Spotify introduced an equalizer feature to both its Android and iOS mobile apps back in 2014, and it lets you customize the way your music sounds.<p>Depending on your favorite music genre, the default settings for bass, mids, and/or treble might make your music sound flat and lifeless, even if you're …

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to Resurrect Past Smartphone Features

Get ready for a blast from the past.<p>Samsung’s (ssnlf) soon to be launched Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones—its regular and curved-screen models, …

3 secrets to dealing with anger the right way, according to neuroscience

And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's not going to be good for anyone…<p>I've talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, but how can you control those emotions in <i>yourself</i>?<p>Looking at the neuroscience, there's a right way and a wrong way to do …

Why Is My Daughter Aggressive at Home and an Angel Everywhere Else?

When parents help their frustrated kids simply feel their sadness or disappointment, they move from aggression toward acceptance.<p><i>I have an eleven-year old daughter who gets angry very easily. When I nicely try to explain why she can't have what she wants, she yells, slams doors, or even throws</i> …

Siblings

Google Maps is adding offline navigation and search starting today

Offline search and navigation was one of the biggest announcements at I/O this May — and now, nearly six months later, that feature is finally reaching users. Today, Google Maps will roll out a new offline mode allowing for driving directions and search. It's designed to fit seamlessly alongside …

10 Tricks to Improve Your Wi-Fi Signal at Home

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

20 Health Mistakes to Stop Making Before You Turn 40

Want look and feel young into your 40s and beyond? Now’s the time to hit the refresh button.<p>“When you’re in your 20s and 30s, you have forever”—or so …

NASA tests 'fuel-free' space travel that could one day see humans reach moon in FOUR HOURS

Scientists are working on concepts of propelling both manned and unmanned craft with the technology that would require a nuclear power plant of 1.0 …

This astonishing map shows just how big the gender pay gap is in Europe

We all know that, on average, women earn less than men. This astonishing map based on European statistics sheds light on just how big the gap between gender pay levels is.<p>The map shows places where the gender pay gap is higher in dark blue, and places where it is lower in white.<p>In Europe, generally …

“Mommy, am I gonna die?”: Cop shoots 4-year-old — after aiming for family dog — when injured mom called 911 for help

A horrific story of police overreach from Ohio just gets worse and worse<p>Ben Norton<p>October 13, 2015 3:43pm (UTC)<p>"Mommy, am I gonna die?" four-year-old Ava Ellis asked her mother. The young girl had just been shot by a police officer.<p>Inside Edition obtained audio of the incident, which took place …

We tried the miracle fruit that some scientists say could end world hunger as 'carnitas' — and it was unreal

It started out with a hankering for tacos.<p>My partner and I were out of both the chicken and the ground soy crumbles I often substitute for beef (I think they taste better, and my partner is vegetarian). A friend at the office suggested I try jackfruit, a fleshy, yellowish fruit native to South and …

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Earth Science

These Are the 5 Best Android Phones

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3 Ways to Strengthen Your Wi-Fi Signal

Netflix on the deck? No problem.<p>Sadly, we're not yet living in an age of ubiquitous high-speed Wi-Fi access—there are still internet black spots hiding in distant basement corners and at the edges of the yard where streaming is slow and sites take painfully long to load.<p>Take heart though, because …

Can you judge a man by his car (or his apartment)?

<b>Dear Moneyologist,</b><p>Over the past several weeks, I went on a few dates with a very nice man. However, over that time I learned that he recently bought …

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Pope Francis electrifies Congress with speech laying out bold vision for US

Republicans and Democrats united in praise for pope, who called on Congress to transcend division and act on climate change, immigration and poverty<p>Pope Francis has electrified Congress with a call for action on climate change, immigration, poverty and capital punishment, laying down a challenge …

A Trucker Explains Your Worst Highway Driving Habits

What we're all doing wrong out there, according to a man who's seen it all from behind the wheel of a big rig.<p><i>Todd McCann started driving big rigs in 1997 and covers about 125,000 miles a year wearing down tire rubber on America's highways. In other words, he knows driving. (He also runs the</i> …

16 reasons Android phones are better than iPhones

But while iPhones might be selling like hotcakes, there are still a bunch of reasons why Android phones are better.

Android Phones

An FBI Agent's 5 Steps to Developing Mental Toughness

23 years in the FBI taught an entrepreneur how to develop this indispensable quality.<p>Mental toughness.<p>It's the ability to push through difficult (and even painful) situations while maintaining peak performance. It's what separates the elite from the above average, and is only gained through …

Bugatti's Gran Turismo concept is real, and totally absurd

Gallery: Bugatti's Gran Turismo concept is real, and totally absurd<p>Gallery: Bugatti's Gran Turismo concept is real, and totally absurd<p>+ 5<p>+ 4<p>+ …

Fox News Explains the Dangers of Christianity in Public Schools

Liberals have spent a lot of time over the past few decades trying to explain to Conservative Christians the importance of the separation of church and state. Unfortunately, either from obstinance or ignorance, many Christians believe that not only should this constitutionally mandated separation …