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The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …

The science of good parenting

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid's brain?</i><p>And if you don't understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

Kids

Did Russia Install Donald Trump As the Next U.S. President?

From Iran to Chile, covert CIA-backed operations were responsible for installing leaders friendly to the U.S. in countries around the world in an …

8 Things I Did to Become a Better Parent

Lately, I've found myself asking the same series of questions. What does being a parent mean to you? How would you define your job as a parent? Naturally, in the most basic of terms it is to raise my children to adulthood, but being a parent in my eyes means much more than that. Being a parent is a …

What Good Parenting Can Teach Us About Great Leadership

This weekend, I attended my first ever, one-year-old birthday party (well, besides my own, I suppose).<p>Whereas most birthday parties up until now have involved discussions beforehand of where to get dinner and drinks, this one included discussions of feeding schedules and nap times. Also notable …

Parenting

The conflict between science and religion lies in our brains

The conflict between science and religion may have its origins in the structure of our brains, researchers at Case Western Reserve University and …

Andre Agassi Invests In Square Panda To Help Kids Read

Tennis legend Andre Agassi is furthering his commitment to childhood education, investing in a tool that teaches kids how to read. The Andre Agassi Foundation is working with Square Panda on its digital games that promote literacy in preschool age children.<p>At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las …

What kids need to know about money — at every age

American parents today are well aware of the importance of teaching their kids about money — especially since many won’t learn at school even such …

Personal Finance

7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear

Margee Kerr is a sociologist and professor specializing in the science of fears. Here's what she can tell you about overcoming yours.<p>Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary …

The middle child myth: studies say birth order has little impact on personality

Blaming your problems on being a middle child might no longer work.<p>Theories about the link between birth order and personality have been hotly debated for years, but several recent studies report that birth order has little to with personality development.<p>According to long-believed evolutionary …

What’s a Saint, Anyway?

As the pope canonizes a controversial figure, it’s worth remembering the centuries of controversy surrounding sainthood itself.<p>How does a person get canonized? Or, to be more precise, what is it that distinguishes the 10,000 or so official Catholic saints from the rest of us 1.2 billion Catholic …

Christianity

A Point of View: Is it ever right to try to create a superior human being?

<b>People have long dreamed of improving humanity through science, but what results might no longer be human, argues the philosopher John Gray.</b><p>More than 70 years ago, the Oxford linguist, writer of fantasy fiction and theologian CS Lewis wrote:<p><i>Man's conquest of nature, if the dreams of some scientific</i> …

Thai police arrest HK photographer for ballistic vest

Anthony Kwan Hok-chun, who works for the Hong Kong-based Initium media group, was held by police after trying to depart Suvarnabhumi airport on Sunday afternoon.<p>"Still waiting at the airport police station," he told AFP via text on Monday morning.<p>"All I know is I am going to court," he …

Helmets

The 50 best colleges in America

When it comes to assessing the value of a college, the most important factor to consider is how much that school helps students succeed in life.<p>For our seventh annual ranking of the best colleges in America, we asked over 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their …

College & University

Windows 10 download message not coming up? How to check and force install

Microsoft recently released its free Windows 10 upgrade for desktops running genuine Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 in 190 countries with loads of innovative …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

The nightmare outcome of a son's mental illness

Cynthia Hernandez was thinking about the missing dog when she awoke early that September morning in her family's two-story tract home, tucked away in a residential enclave north of a busy commercial corridor in Chino.<p>The 10-year-old cocker spaniel, Sandy, hadn't been seen since the day before. She …