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Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Any good parent wants their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set …

Stanford University

Britain's 20 best cities – according to you

England's 27 most beautiful villages

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

South America

These 10 space images look unbelievable, but are actually real (pictures)

Astronomy

Great European road trips: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

This week's winning letter<p>Switzerland: a mountain motorist’s dream<p>Switzerland is brilliant driving country: the views are reliably jaw-dropping and the distances manageably short. West of Bern, follow Route 10 as it meanders along the Emmental valley, where, stretching off towards the horizon, are …

European Travel

9 signs that you're working with a psychopath

Andrew Faas, a former senior executive with Canada's two largest retail organizations, found this out the hard way when he blew the whistle on a …

Italy Beyond the Bucket List

You’ve gondola-ed Venice, bicycled Tuscany, shopped Milan, art-walked Florence, and climbed the hills of Rome—that’s pretty much it for Italy, right?<p>Not by a long shot. Just look at the map. Italy’s a boot, not a shoe, and there are lots of treasures to be discovered down around the ankle and heel, …

Italy

Elena Ferrante’s Ischia: an Italian island paradise

A short ferry ride from Naples, Ischia’s rustic villages – wonderfully evoked by the Italian novelist – have retained their charm and beauty<p>Few works of fiction have captured the sultry grittiness of southern Italy like Elena Ferrante’s wildly successful Neapolitan quartet, which concluded this …

Italy

How to Find the Wi-Fi Password of your Current Network

Your computer is connected to a Wi-Fi network but you do not remember the password that you had earlier used to connect to this particular WiFi …

Best mobile games of December and January (pictures)

Game of Thrones

Sideburns in the Suburbs: The Rockabilly Gangs of 1980s Paris

Gilles Elie Cohen photographed the coolest people who ever lived.<p>Vikings & Panthers <i>is a collection of photos by Gilles Elie Cohen</i> <i>of the rockabilly gangs from the Paris suburbs</i> <i>taken during the 1980s.</i> <i>The book was published in early 2015 by Serious Publishing. VICE France asked Filo Loco, head of</i> …

7 great keyboard apps for your Android phone or tablet

You don't have to stick with that preloaded keyboard that comes with your Android gadget. Here are seven alternatives that give your device a boost.<p>The beauty behind Android's flexibility is that it's easy to replace the preinstalled keyboard with a new virtual keyboard with a slightly different …

Apps

Take Video Tour of NYC in 1949 in Full Technicolor

In this clip from the 1949 Metro Goldwyn Mayer film <i>Mighty Manhattan – New York’s Wonder City</i> (via Viewing NYC) you get to see some of the iconic …

Joyce, Dick Black and 2 Live Crew: 15 album cover nightmares you can never unsee

When it comes to selling albums, appearance is everything – whether your artist opts for a simple photograph of themselves or something altogether …

Thousands of UFO videos from US government microfilms go online

If you love looking at grainy footage of lights in the sky that could be UFOs then you’re in luck, because thousands of microfilms from possible …

How to Turn Anything Into an Instrument (Even Bananas and Tin Foil)

Screw three chords, all you need is some crocodile clips.<p>Have you ever wanted to expunge your creative juices fully through the power of a grave wave concept album but lack the musical skill? For those possessing little to no musical talent, Ototo is the instrument for you. Just take it out of the …

Bands

Bands: Here’s how to stop getting burned by Facebook - Features - Alternative Press

While bands and labels have long bemoaned Facebook's drastic drop in organic reach, Blue Swan Records' Sergio Medina took matters into his own hands. …

Social Media

These earplugs protect your hearing at concerts without sacrificing clarity - News - Alternative Press

Have you ever left a show and had ringing in your ears, temporary hearing loss or a massive headache? Here’s a solution: Doppler Labs has developed …

Meizu’s new phone gets octa-core power and a Quad HD screen, not a record player in sight

Meizu may not be quite so well known as other Chinese smartphone manufacturers, Xiaomi for example, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t make some cool …

Your Mac Logs Everything You Download, Here's How to Clear It Out

OS X keeps a running log of every file you download, likely so it can help you troubleshoot later on if you download something you weren't supposed …

OS X

10 unbelievable fairy tale places you can actually visit in real life

Aka: 10 fantastic ways to use up next year’s holiday allowance.<p>Why settle for going on holiday somewhere meh, when you could visit somewhere truly …

The LIFX isn’t like any light bulb you’ve ever known before

If you thought light bulbs were all the same, think again, because the LIFX isn’t like any light bulb you’ve ever seen before.<p>So, where should we …

Firefighters give oxygen to hamsters trapped in trailer home blaze

<b>When a mobile home was ablaze in Washington, firemen wasted no time in getting to the scene.</b><p>But even though they made light work of bringing the fire …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …