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6 Tips for Successfully Raising a Teenager in Today's World

Successfully raising a teen in today's world is no simple task. The digital world requires you to possess knowledge and strategies no other …

7 Hacks For Keeping Plants Alive That Will Turn Your Apartment Into A Greenhouse In No Time

For those of us with mostly-green thumbs, indoor plants are a must for bringing a little life into our living spaces. Not only do house plants …

103-year-old chocolate found in WW1 soldier's tin box

Nine 103-year-old chocolate bars were discovered in a tin box that belonged to a World War I soldier.<p>The tin, containing almost all of the original chocolate, was amongst a collection of items belonging to a Leicestershire Regiment soldier called Richard Bullimore.<p>Troops serving in France were sent …

You've Been Painting Rooms Wrong All These Years

Paint is one of the best ways to dramatically change a room, especially on a low budget. It may seem as simple as deciding on a color, buying paint, …

Sissieretta Jones: The Black Patti—From the Carnegie Hall Archives

Reviving the history of legendary opera singer Sissieretta Jones

The high cost of abandoned property, and how cities can push back

“The Empty House Next Door” examines the epidemic of vacant homes and lots, and how neighborhoods are finding solutions<p>The vacant homes strewn across many U.S. cities create blighted gaps on the landscape. While empty reminders of past development may present community challenges, according to a …

House Bump Out: Add Space for Less Cost

House bump outs offer a tantalizing solution to that age-old conflict of space and money: you want more space in your house, but it costs money than …

JonBenet Ramsey Psychiatrist in Case Murdered in Phoenix

A famous psychiatrist who has worked on some notorious cases -- including the murder of <b>JonBenet Ramsey</b> -- has been murdered.<p><b>Steven Pitt</b> was shot and …

The Busboy Who Cradled A Dying RFK Recalls Those Final Moments

Infamous photographs, taken seconds after Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot on June 5, 1968, show him lying on the floor of the Ambassador Hotel's kitchen. A teenage busboy kneels beside him, cradling the senator's head.<p>That busboy was Juan Romero.<p>Kennedy was running for president and had just won …

Putin critic Bill Browder arrested, released in Spain

<b>Madrid (CNN) —</b> Bill Browder, a prominent financial manager and vocal Vladimir Putin critic, was briefly arrested in Spain on a Russian arrest warrant Wednesday.<p>"Urgent: Just was arrested by Spanish police in Madrid on a Russian Interpol arrest warrant," Browder tweeted early Wednesday. "Going to …

Russia

Russian journalist Babchenko, critic of Kremlin, shot dead in Ukraine

<b>(CNN) —</b> Prominent Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, a critic of Russian actions in Ukraine and Syria, has been shot and killed in Kiev, Ukraine officials said late Tuesday.<p>Ukrainian state news agency Ukrinform said Babchenko, 41, was shot in the back, at his home, and died in an ambulance. It …

Russia

'It's only a beer': the unwritten contracts between men and women

‘It’s a contract only a man can create, and sometimes it feels like only a man can break it. Women are expected to sign on the dotted line’<p>The first time I failed to pay up, I was a high school student at a bowling alley in my small town in central Pennsylvania. An older man bought me a beer and …

Bowling Alley

The FBI wants you to do this one thing to your home router, now

SAN FRANCISCO — Your mission, should you choose to accept it: Turn your router off, then turn it back on. That’s one of the things the FBI is asking people to do to help thwart a cyberattack it says agents of a foreign government are launching against U.S. citizens.<p>Last week, security researchers …

Cybersecurity

ABC cancels 'Roseanne' after star's racist Twitter rant

ABC canceled its hit sitcom "Roseanne" on Tuesday after the show's biggest star, Roseanne Barr, went on a racist Twitter rant.<p>"Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show," ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey …

Valerie Jarrett

Meet Nubia: the only baby ever to have survived Ebola

The only baby known to have survived after being born to a mother with Ebola is now a thriving toddler, says one of the doctors who treated her.<p>Nubia, now two and a half years old, was born in an Ebola treatment centre in Guinea in 2015 and was one of the country’s last patients in the 2014-2015 …

The 7 Furniture Arranging Mistakes Interior Designers Always Notice

We try our best when it comes to decorating, but sometimes, no matter how much thought we give to a room, something still feels off. It's hard to put …

Girl's Terrifying Imaginary Friend Prompts People To Share The Creepiest Things Kids Say

'She only comes to see me at night-time. She’s 14 but can never have a birthday.' 😳<p>A child’s creepy description of her imaginary friend has sparked …

Singapore Math Teaching Strategies and Materials

Singapore Math is a program with a unique framework with a focus on building problem-solving skills and an in-depth understanding of essential math …

Teacher who stopped attack says he had to save students

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis teacher who was shot while tackling and disarming a student inside his classroom said Monday that his swift decisions "were the only acceptable actions" to save his seventh-grade students.<p>Jason Seaman, speaking publicly for the first time since the …

Middle School

'Spiderman' granted French citizenship after rescuing child from Paris balcony

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> A young Malian migrant who rescued a child dangling from a balcony will be made a French citizen and has been offered a job by the Paris fire brigade, the office of the French presidency said.<p>Video of the rescue showed 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama climbing up four floors of the …

France

Historical Colorized Pictures Show Native Americans at the White House for Citizenship in the 1920s

These incredible photographs were colorized by British colorization specialist Royston Leonard. The remarkable pictures show the group during the …

FBI warns Russians hacked hundreds of thousands of routers

(Reuters) - The FBI warned on Friday that Russian computer hackers had compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and could collect user information or shut down network traffic.<p>The U.S. law enforcement agency urged the owners of many brands of routers to turn them off and on …

Cybersecurity

Putin says efforts to set up summit with Trump beset by problems

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia was ready for dialogue with the United States, but that a proposed summit between him and U.S. President Donald Trump was not working out for now and was beset by problems.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers …

Russia

A Plunger For Your Face

"ROYAL WEDDING" — A Bad Lip Reading

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

"I want The Three Bears!"<p>These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask Alexa.<p>A newly published study gives some insight into what may be happening inside young …

The Brain

This tree beautifully reveals the relationships between languages

For reasons both poetic and pragmatic, the tree has historically been the designer's go-to inspiration for mapping relationships. In the graphic below, Finish-Swedish illustrator Minna Sundberg artfully uses this format to trace the world's largest language families.<p>All of the languages illustrated …

5 Ways to Handle Disrespectful Behavior from Children

Whether your child rolls her eyes and says, "Whatever Mom!" when you tell her to start her homework or she pretends she can't hear you when you tell …

Parenting

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …