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Most stay-at-home dads now actually want to stay at home

There has been a steady rise in the ranks of stay-at-home dads in America. Recently, a majority of them say they prefer it to working.<p>Since 1970, the share of stay-at-home dads not looking for work in the US rose from less than 1% to about 4% of all married fathers with a child under 18. It used to …

Gender

Why a pill with barely any health benefits could be the 'most important' new supplement in 20 years

"Probiotics are probably the single most important new food category to emerge in the last 20 years," Scott Bass, the head of the Global Life Sciences team at law firm Sidley Austin LLP and an adviser for the FDA on its first dietary supplement website, told Business Insider.<p>The idea behind the …

Growing Up with Alexa

What will it do to kids to have digital butlers they can boss around?<p>When it comes to digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, my four-year-old niece …

Google Home

An Introduction to RawTherapee - A Free Photography Software Alternative to Photoshop

It’s pretty safe to say that Adobe have cornered the market in the image management and editing section of the photographic market. Sure there are …

Classroom Rules Minions Video

• This Minions Classroom Rules video currently has 2,041,332 views on YouTube<br>• Use this video to introduce, discuss and develop a set of class rules …

The Best Speed Workouts for Every Distance

“Don’t dream of winning. Train for it.” Mo Farah’s contribution to the canon of inspirational quotes may not win any awards for creativity, but the four-time Olympic gold medalist makes a solid point. Anyone can fantasize about athletic success. Doing what it takes to make success a reality, …

Best walking shoes 2018: The best outdoors shoes for men and women from £25

Swap clunky hiking boots for a pair of lightweight and waterproof walking shoes – here’s our pick of the best<p>What’s the difference between walking …

This Anti-Bloat High-Protein Smoothie Is Under 350 Calories

You want a light, delicious, and easy-to-whip-up breakfast that will satisfy your hunger for hours and won't leave you feeling bloated? Here it is! A simple, sweet, and creamy smoothie recipe that's loaded with tons of easy-to-digest ingredients that will hydrate you and improve digestion.<p>It's made …

Protein

The blockade of Qatar is a move against the values of the Arab spring | Wadah Khanfar

The pretext offered was to cut the funding of terrorist groups. Yet the most significant demand had nothing to do with this: it was to close down al-Jazeera<p>The move of Saudi Arabia,the UAE and Bahrain against Qatar was swift. It was launched on the back of a fake news report placed by hackers on …

Scottish Road Trip - Kayaking on a Loch & Standing On Top Of Mountains

When you’re in a long term relationship with someone who shares the same interests and hobbies, it’s easy to fall into the habit of doing everything …

Magpie is a tiny GPS tracker for kids, dogs, or luggage that will work anywhere in the world

The GPS tracker is only about an inch in diameter and syncs with an Android or iOS app. It's waterproof, and it can be attached to everyday items — like keys, wallets, or laptops — or to a pet's collar or child's backpack.<p>There are a lot of GPS trackers on the market, many of which are about the …

Gear & Gadgets

What is a ketogenic diet?

If you’ve ever considered following a diet, make sure you have all the facts first. BBC Good Food and nutritional therapist Kerry Torrens take a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

9 Incredible Bike Paths in North America You Won’t Want to Miss

North America is home to some of the amazing cycling paths in the world. With diverse terrain and incredible sights for your travel adventure, you …

When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline

If you know anything about New Orleans public schools, you probably know this: Hurricane Katrina wiped them out and almost all the schools became privately run charters.<p>Many of those schools subscribed to the <i>no excuses</i> discipline model — the idea that if you crack down on slight misbehavior, you …

17 Netflix Hidden Gems That'll Stretch Your Imagination

Because good shows make you think.

'Yurei Station': A chilling Japanese-inspired horror short story you need to experience

Most horror games these days rely on what developers think are creepy monsters, jump scares and plenty of gunplay. <i>Yurei Station</i> is a different riff …

Betsy DeVos: If States Discriminate Against LGBTQ Students, It's Cool By Me

Trump's education secretary apparently sees no problem with giving federal money to schools that reject queer kids.<p>WASHINGTON ― Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Wednesday that states should have the flexibility to decide whether schools can discriminate against LGBTQ students ― even if those …

Whales are the largest animals on Earth. Now we know why they got so big

You have the privilege of sharing the planet with the largest animal that ever lived on Earth.<p>The great blue whale, which can be found in every ocean around the globe, is bigger than any dinosaur you've seen in a museum.<p>It can weigh as much as 24 elephants and grow longer than two school buses.<p>Its …

Teachers, Forgive Thyself or Burn Out Quickly

By onMay 25, 2017 4:00 AM<p>Psst! Come in closely. I have a little secret I'd like to share with you. It's important, and although obvious, often …

Self-help

How to create the perfect cold-brew coffee

Supplies for keeping your cool (and buzz) all summer long.<p>Iced coffee is super easy to make, and yet it's twice as expensive at your local deli. Don't spend the summer choosing between sweating bullets and forking over your hard-earned cash. With a bit of gear and a bit of prep, you could be …

Coffeemakers

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

Mindfulness

Stressed? Tired? Burned Out? Take A Pause

Not long ago I shifted gears on my very busy life. I shut down my consulting practice and put a hold on my writing projects. My wife and I closed up the family home, said goodbye to our children and grandchildren, and headed off to another part of the country.<p>This was not to be a …

Astrology Meet Tarot: What Is Your Zodiac Sign’s Card?

Did you know that the tarot and the zodiac are intimately connected? It should come as no surprise that while the material world (as described by Madonna and as ruled by capitalism) seeks to divide us, practices that enhance our intuition and our empathy are not only linked but rely on each other …

Tarot

14 Simple Habits of People Who Never Burn Out

Discover the things you need to do to make your life burnout resistant.<p><i>How can I tell the difference between being burned out and just being lazy? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

The Five Best Places In The World To Drink Coffee

That first coffee of the morning is the most important thing to pass your lips all day. If it’s unsatisfactory – too bitter, perhaps, or tepid – it …

Dune: Spice and sandworms power one of the great “lost” board games

How does the legendary-but-lost game Dune hold up today?<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board …

Healthy Desire: A Buddhist's View of Mindfulness & Sex - Lion's Roar

Buddhist practitioner Ray Buckner shares how bringing mindfulness into sex helps us develop a healthier relationship with both ourselves and our …

Taste Beyond The Tongue