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How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

How to ace these 3 awkward-yet-basic job interview questions - The Business Journals

Be ready for those more awkward questions.<p>Image provided by Getty Images (4774344sean)<p>Each week Career Mojo answers career questions from readers. Do …

Anthropology

5-Year-Old Gives Pep Talk About Fighting Cancer To Help Other Kids Feel Brave

Hannah Higgins is 5 years old, and she might just be the world's tiniest motivational speaker.<p>Armed with an adorable smile and a vocabulary peppered with medical terminology from her past year in treatment for kidney cancer, the kindergartener made a "cancer commercial" a few months ago with the …

More Active Play Equals Better Thinking Skills For Kids

As schools cut down on physical education and recess, kids are spending more time than ever in a desk. And while nerdy second-graders like me didn't ever consider arguing for more gym, there's increasing evidence that being active helps not just children's waistlines but their brains.<p>"If you …

It's Art Time! Imagination-Sparking Ideas for Kid Crafters

Finger-painting. Pasta pictures. Hand puppets. Coloring with crayons. Get your child's creative juices flowing with these artsy ideas.<p>Kids are naturally creative. They love to pretend, think outside the box, and color outside the lines (and sometimes on the walls, but that's a different story).<p>In …

She Hopes to Raise $100,000 to Help Kids Have Easier Stays in Hospitals

In today's "Good Stuff," a teenager shows us to think positively and dream big. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.<p>Fifteen-year-old Leanne Joyce spent time in the hospital when she was younger for a congenital heart problem - that's the bad stuff.<p>But Leanne did not let the issue kill her spirit.<p>Instead, she …

Want your kids to do better in school? Send them outside

At a time when we spend more of our time indoors, a new study suggests that kids regularly exposed to nature do better on standardized tests.<p>In a world where devices and entertainment are seemingly aimed at keeping us in the house, getting outside may be a key to our -- and our kids' -- success.<p>A …

Research

8 Wordless Books—and Why They're Wonderful for Kids

October 16 may be Dictionary Day, but sometimes it's books <i>without</i> words that work well for children. A host of wordless picture books arrive in …

Kids

Watch These Amazing Kids Talk About Their Real-Life Superheroes

Real heroes don’t necessarily wear tights. But they do have superpowers.<p>Here’s how kids in some of the toughest places on earth describe their …

Save the Children

This Teen Volunteer Invented Two Firefighting Gadgets

Share<p>By combining his love of inventing with his work as a volunteer firefighter, 17 year-old Paul Hyman got a scholarship to a college where he can …