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5 Mistakes Parents Make When Giving Kids Directions

Whether your child responds to your directions by saying, “In a minute!” or he ignores your commands completely, dealing with a child who doesn’t …

Self-help

10 tweets that perfectly nail how consent actually works

While affirmative consent shouldn't be a hard concept to grasp, there are still people out there who either don't understand it, or pretend not to. Just to review: Consent can be revoked at anytime. Sex without consent is rape. Full stop.<p>But just in case you were somehow still curious, here are 10 …

Feminism

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study.<p>Millions of children are allergic to peanuts, and some may have life-threatening reactions if …

Biomedicine

'Black Panther': ATL Airport Promotes Flight To Wakanda

The fun post got lots of responses on Twitter as "Black Panther," filmed mostly in Atlanta, was breaking box office records this weekend.<p>ATLANTA, GA …

Atlanta Airport

The Dramatic, All-In Way to Make a Major Room Statement

I love tile. I might even be a little obsessed with tile. So the fact that tile, even very bold tile, is making a comeback in the bathroom has me …

Interior Design

7 Dad Hacks Every Modern Dad Should Know

Drew Magary explains how to save your Spotify recs, survive kid-sports, and use the toilet in peace.<p>You were warned. You were warned long ago that American parenthood is a gauntlet of emotional and physical toil. Friends, family, strangers… they all assuredly told you that having kids is a real …

Parenting

Black History Spotlight: John Robinson | February 7, 2018 Act 3 | Full Frontal on TBS

TBS

Like Lemons? Quinoa? Thank This Food Explorer For Bringing Them To Your Plate

Botanist David Fairchild grew up in Kansas at the end of the 19th century. He loved plants, and he loved travel, and he found a way to combine both into a job for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.<p>At the age of 22, he created the Section of Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction of the USDA, and for …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

7 Ways to Reduce Stress in Your Daily Mom Life

Stress is the enemy, but it’s also a fixture of your daily life as a parent. With your infinitely expanding to-do list and only 24 hours in a day, it’s easy to understand why you feel overwhelmed. (We all do!) Instead of letting parenting pressures snowball until they crush you under an avalanche …

Kids

20+ Creative Office Products to Make Your Workday More Functionally Fun

Working in an office—even if that office is in your home—can be monotonous. Day in and day out, you see the same desk, computer screen, and stationery supplies; you might even grow an unlikely attachment to your stapler. But just because you see these things for 40+ hours a week doesn’t mean you …

Decorations

'Bold women in black history': Fearless black women your kids should know about

Looking for a new bedtime story for your kids this Black History Month?<p>In "Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History," author Vashti Harrison looks at the extraordinary stories of 40 African American women who shaped history.<p>From Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes to gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, …

Black History

The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Living Room Under $100

Shelves. They are versatile surfaces that keep your space organized, create visual interest, and show off your favorite decor. There are very few …

Storage Ideas

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

Passenger drops farts so putrid pilot is forced to make emergency landing

A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing after a row caused by a passenger who refused to stop farting.<p>The passenger apparently kept breaking …

Airplanes

Trump's Inauguration: Record Spending Leaves Little For Charities

President Trump's inaugural committee raised twice as much as any of its predecessors, but its final filing with the IRS shows it spent most of the money on events that were significantly scaled back from past years.<p>The Trump committee raised $106.8 million, roughly twice as much as President …

Donald Trump

Don't Be Fooled: Russia Attacked U.S. Troops in Syria

Mattis gave Putin "plausible deniability" for a military assault that went badly awry.<p>If you've been listening just to the Kremlin and the Pentagon, you probably didn't know that Russia attacked American forces and their allies in Syria last week, suffering heavy casualties.<p>Yes, all sides admit …

Russia

Savchenko, Massot win gold medal free skate with record breaking performance

YouTube

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate haggling

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field advantage.<p>Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use …

Kelley Blue Book

11 ways you're cleaning your kitchen wrong

Even if you clean your kitchen religiously, chances are you might be making a few of these crucial kitchen cleaning mistakes. These kitchen cleaning tips can help your kitchen smell better, make appliances last longer, and prevent germs from spreading among your family.<p>Keep reading to find out 11 …

Storage Ideas

There are better things to say to a kid than "be careful!"

<b>"Be careful" has the best of intentions, but it's actually quite confusing to a child.</b><p>Years ago, I knew a girl who went to Nicaragua for a year and …

Parenting

5 Easy Life Hacks to Take the Annoying Out of Common DIY Projects

You wouldn’t hire a professional carpenter to come to your house to hang a simple picture frame, right? And calling a plumber to repair a little …

Home Improvement

Try this 2-income strategy and you could retire with millions

<b>There’s no doubt that having multiple income streams can go a long way toward helping you achieve your financial goals. And while there’s really no</b> …

Retirement

Want to Win an Argument? Science Says Stop Doing This 1 Thing

Once you start yelling, your listener will struggle to process what you say rationally.<p>Things don't always go smoothly in life, and when you encounter a bump, the temptation to yell at others can explode. Don't do it--a raised voice is one of the biggest swords you can drive into the stomach of …

Self-help

Why You Should Put Food Coloring in Your Toilet

If you're planning on picking up some green food coloring for your St. Patrick's Day beer, get a head start on it now. Because it turns out food …

Home Improvement

Texas mom dies from flu after skipping on meds deemed too costly: report

A Texas mother of two died Sunday from flu complications after reportedly deciding that the $116 medication to treat the virus was too costly.<p>Heather Holland, a second-grade teacher at Ikard Elementary School in Weatherford, Texas, died following complications of flu, leaving behind her husband …

Disease

The Gap Between The Science On Kids And Reading, And How It Is Taught

Mark Seidenberg is not the first researcher to reach the stunning conclusion that only a third of the nation's schoolchildren read at grade level. The reasons are numerous, but one that Seidenberg cites over and over again is this: The way kids are taught to read in school is disconnected from the …

Language Learning

Adults who went undercover at a high school found 7 things people don't realize about life for teenagers today

High school is nothing like it used to be.<p>That's the message of "Undercover High," a documentary series on A&E that follows seven adults who pose as students for a semester at Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas.<p>The undercover students, aged 21 to 26 when the show was filmed last year, took …

Social Media

MY 98 YEAR OLD DAD'S REACTION WHEN HE FINDS OUT HOW OLD HE REALLY IS! (WARNING:FOUL LANGUAGE)

YouTube

'Pillar of the community' deported from US after 39 years to a land he barely knows

<b>Amman, Jordan (CNN) —</b> With nothing but the clothes on his back and less than $300 in his pocket, Amer Adi was put on a plane and deported to Jordan, the country he left 39 years ago to pursue his American dream.<p>His 94-year-old mother sat in a wheelchair at the arrivals gate, overcome with emotion …

Immigration

Going batty: Couple living nightmare after buying 'dream-home' farmhouse

When Matthew Dewan and Katrina Arcand learned that the grey farmhouse near Arcand’s childhood home was for sale, it seemed the answer to their need …

Nature