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Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

Parenting

21 life-saving facts that everyone should know

But life can also throw situations at us that we don't have a quick, handy response for.<p>Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a huge effect if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation.<p>You might want to …

The Complete Linux Mastery Bundle | TechSpot Store

<b>Introduction to Programming and Coding for Everyone with JavaScript</b><p>Take Your First Steps Towards Programming Genius by Exploring the World's Most …

Linux

BootShellCredentialProvider - Bringing Linux DEs to Windows

BSCP lets you boot Windows directly into a Linux desktop experience, using Windows' native Logon UI and a combination of Xming & WSL upon …

The Stakes Are High: An Interview with Noam Chomsky

No slight challenge, but the stakes are very high: literally, survival of organized human society in any decent form.

Noam Chomsky

15 of the world's most terrifying airport runways

From a Caribbean island where the runway ends right at a popular beach to a runway made entirely of ice in Antarctica, here are 15 of the most terrifying airport runways around the world.

10 Great Movies That Owe a Deep Debt to Philip K. Dick

Blade Runner, The Adjustment Bureau, Total Recall, Minority Report—there is no shortage of Hollywood adaptations of Dick stories. Yet the author's shadow stretches so far that a plethora of excellent films trace their roots to the master.<p>Science-fiction author Philip K. Dick died in 1982, yet he …

Eating half the recommended amount of salt per day could increase the risk of heart attacks, scientists warn

People who cut back their salt intake to half the recommended amount per day may be more at risk of having a heart attack or stroke, scientists have warned.<p>Eating less than three grams of salt a day could lead to serious health problems in the future, according to a new study, which found current …

High Blood Pressure

The 10 Best Space Movies of All Time

Cinema has been interested in the outer reaches of space ever since the beginning of the medium. George Melies’s Un voyage dans la lune/A trip to the …

United rushing to retire 747s, a last link to a special era in the air

Lost in the excitement of activist investors launching a bid to rearrange boardroom chairs at United Airlines was some melancholy but not unexpected news from the carrier more likely to resonate with fliers.<p>United said Tuesday it's accelerating retirement of Boeing 747s from its fleet. The original …

26 spectacular airports you must land at in your lifetime

London City Airport

How To Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets To Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

Welcome to Guelph, Ont., pop. 121,688 and Canada’s jobs powerhouse

The folks at the Vienna Restaurant in downtown Guelph, Ont., were too to busy to talk to me when I phoned around brunch time yesterday to get some information about the diner, asking me nicely to call back later.<p>I could tell from the background noise alone.<p>But that told me a lot about what I …

Autosport

Japan’s Stealth Fighter Will Fly For First Time Next Year

A tentative foray into the stealth age<p>Only a handful of countries have ever built and successfully flown a stealth fighter. Early next year, Japan may join their ranks, with scheduled test flights of its first experimental stealth fighter expected within the first three months of 2016. The Advanced …

6 Terrible Reasons for Anyone to Have A Child

I’ve been interviewing adult daughters of unloving mothers for about a decade and the second most poignant question—after “Why didn’t she love …

The best way to learn math is to learn how to fail productively

Singapore, the land of many math geniuses, may have discovered the secret to learning mathematics (pdf). It employs a teaching method called productive failure (pdf), pioneered by Manu Kapur, head of the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.<p>Students who are …

Mathematics

Love Beer And Coffee? You Might Be A Psychopath

A new study associates taste preferences with personality traits<p>Humans have a unique affinity for bitter food, like dark chocolate, coffee, and broccoli. Most other animals interpret a bitter taste as a warning to stay away from a non-edible material, but some humans can’t get enough of it, though …

The Calendar Watch, Explained

When in Rome<p>Any function on a watch beyond merely telling time is called a “complication”, and it’s a fitting term. Even adding a date function …

This airplane's wings fold up so you can take it on your next camping trip

The ICON A5 bills itself as a plane for anyone and everyone: perfect for weekend camping trips, impressing a date, or just flying around New York …

15 Radical Wedge-Shaped Cars

Nothing is as striking as a wedge-shaped sports car.<p>Yesterday we asked you which wedged-shaped cars are your favorites. As always, we got a ton of responses. Here are the answers we saw repeated the most.

U.S. Air Force Tells Airmen Exactly How to Say Nice Things About the F-35

A classified "guidance" document provides talking points about the troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.<p>It's no secret that Lockheed-Martin's development of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has been, to put it <i>very</i> kindly, difficult. Cost overruns, delayed timelines, engine failures, and poor performance …

Why You Should Calibrate Your HDTV

For those easily satisfied, you’re probably a-okay with your high-def TV. After all, it sure looks a heck of a lot better than the standard-def tube …

How to Shine Your Shoes the Right Way

<i>Last Updated October, 2017.</i><p>Once a common practice for decades, then a novelty, the (almost) forgotten art of shoe-shining is making a steady …

Shoes

12 Reasons Photographers Still Choose to Shoot Film over Digital

This year will mark forty years since the invention of the first functioning digital camera, and despite it being a measly 0.01 megapixels, it …

Navy researchers make bulletproof glass out of clay

The US Naval Research Laboratory announced a major breakthrough in materials science on Thursday. After decades of research and development, the NRL has created a transparent, bulletproof material that can be molded into virtually any shape. This material, known as Spinel, is made from a synthetic …

The Importance of Roughhousing With Your Kids | The Art of Manliness

Roughhousing. Horseplay. Wr<i>a</i>stling. Whatever you call it, it’s one of the best things about being a dad. I love chasing my one-year-old son, Gus, …

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

Psychology

Netflix cracks down (cough, cough)

Netflix would like you to know that Canadians tapping into the company's American catalogue is a very definite no-no. Maybe not a crime. Maybe not a big no-no, even. But definitely in finger-wagging territory.<p>"Virtually crossing borders to use Netflix is a violation of our terms of use because of …

Televisions