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FindLectures is curated database of free, mind-expanding talks

The Internet has fundamentally democratized education. Now if you want to, say, become fluent in a new programming language or brush up on a new machine learning algorithm, you’re just as likely to head to YouTube or Coursera than step foot in a classroom.<p>There are an insane amount of lectures and …

5 Great Toys to Get Your Kid's Brain Tickin'

When your kid wants to watch <i>My Little Pony</i> for the zillionth time, take a breath and substitute one of these brain-boosters instead.<p><b>1. Maker Lab | $20</b><p>…

25 Easy (and Free) Things You Can Do Today to Shake Up Your Life | Inc.com

When you're stuck in a rut, it often feels like you need a big change--a new job, a globetrotting dream vacation, a wildly different, way healthier, lifestyle.<p>But the problem with big changes is that they're usually terrifying. And expensive. And difficult. So you end up just sitting there in your …

Productivity

5 of the best short hair styles

Short hair don’t care? The current crop of short hairstyles are edgier and more modern than in previous years, so if you’re tempted to hit the hairdressers now is the perfect time. From shaggy bobs, hybrid lobs, messy shags and pixie cuts there’s more than one way to style yourself for …

Top 10 Comic Book Movies...in my opinoin | Comics Amino

Comic book movies are awesome...well some of them,I'm looking at you bvs. Anyway there are many great comic book movies so here is a list of the top …

Comics

'Brimstone': Venice Review

Guy Pearce, Dakota Fanning and Kit Harington star in this Protestant Western, the first English-language film from Dutch director Martin</i> …

Kit Harington

The Best Movies of 2016 (So Far): Punk Rockers, Sexing Sausages, and One Horny Politician

Believe it or not, there have been plenty of standout films released so far this year—and from some very unlikely places. Here are the best of the …

Should We Still Teach Kids Cursive?

Cursive has given way to keyboarding, but you can still teach your child the basics.<p>When Melissa Morgenlander’s daughter Fiona started third grade last year, she was excited about learning what she considered a real “big kid” skill: cursive handwriting. But to Fiona’s disappointment, cursive had …

Standardized Testing

'Doortraits' Are The Latest Trend Sweeping Instagram

People from all over the world love snapping photos of beautiful doors.<p>If eyes are the windows to the soul, then doors are definitely the first glimpse into the heart of a home. This may explain why a new photography trend is taking the internet by storm.<p>"Doortraits," or portraits of interesting …

New York Times

Science has determined how many friends you really need

How many friends do you have?<p>Ok got that number? Now get ready to downsize your crew.<p>According to new research, you only need five friends in your life. British psychologist, Robin Dunbarm breaks down our friendships into layers.<p>The top layer consists of a spouse or best friend that you interact …

Relationships

Tyler Hoechlin won't compare his Superman to Henry Cavill's Man of Steel

Last week it was announced that Tyler Hoechlin is set to take on the role of Superman for the second season of <b>Supergirl</b>, with the <b>Teen Wolf</b> star …

10 Creative Dads Share How Their Kids Inspire Them

We all know that becoming a parent is a life-changing event—one that turns into a full-time job. There are no breaks or vacations from parenting and life becomes a balancing act, forcing once-childless individuals to think differently, beyond themselves.<p>This idea of constant devotion led us to …

Creativity

15 Tips For Travelers To Stay Healthy On A Summer Vacation

It's a scary world of diseases out there, even for a vacationer.<p>And that's why it's a good idea to pack a travel medical kit.<p>What you take depends on where you're going, what you'll be doing and how long you'll be staying. It will include personal medications, like cholesterol-lowering drugs or …

Public Health

How to cope when life seems frightening and upsetting

For many, this year has already felt relentlessly bleak. Political uncertainty, terrorist atrocities and global conflicts are hard to comprehend.<p>But this past month seems to have been even more difficult to bear. More than 50 people have been killed by a gunman in Las Vegas, who opened fire at an …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

Apple doesn't understand photography

The most innovative thing Apple did with their Photo app recently was the addition of a ‘Selfie’ filter. You can find the folder in your Photos app, and yeah, it is filled with Selfies.<p>Apart from that Apple still thinks we use photography as we did it 30 years ago: we go on a trip, take a bunch of …