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Want Your Child To Eat (Almost) Everything? There Is A Way

Experts will tell you that if you want to raise a kid who eats just about everything, you should feed them what you eat — assuming you're eating a varied, healthy diet. It's what most cultures have done for most of human history.<p>But American culture sends parents a very different message. Kids …

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Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

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Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

This teenage girl is training to go to Mars and it's absolutely amazing

There has been a lot of chatter about the mystery of space travel lately, and lo and behold 15-year-old Alyssa Carson plans to go to Mars…literally. …

The Top 11 “Hidden Gems” of the Internet

In <b>the Dark Ages of the Internet,</b> pretty much every web site and mailing list was the effort of a small, independent, voice. With even Google now …

19 Reasons "The Witches" Is The Scariest Film Of All Time

Evil child-killers stalk orphaned boy, rating PG.

Scientists Create Asgardia, the First Ever Nation in Space, and You Can Join

If you had enough of the often-depressing world events and the seemingly unresolvable conflicts they engender, you might want to head for space and …

Big Pharma's Manufactured Epidemic: The Misdiagnosis of ADHD

According to the American Psychiatric Association, about 5 percent of American children suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), …

Israeli-Arab designers take hit at Islamophobia with Arabic tote bag

The bag features bold Arabic script along its side, which translates to: “This text has no other purpose than to terrify those who are afraid of the …

The Consequences of No Man's Sky: Will Players Destroy or Preserve the Universe?

No Man's Sky allows players to affect planets in ways that subsequent visitors can see. You will, however, have to alter a planet <i>a lot</i> for the changes to be saved to the game's server. Developer Hello Games has implied that you'll need to do something drastic, like perhaps full-on terraforming or …

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Secret Science Nerds: Queen’s Lead Guitarist Brian May is an Astrophysicist

<i>Secret Science Nerds is a column highlighting the scientists and science advocates hiding in plain sight. From musicians to actors to geek icons, a</i> …

The 'Holy Grail' for earthquake scientists has been accidentally destroyed

For nearly half a century, thousands trekked to Rose and Prospect streets to behold a slice of sidewalk that, by conventional standards, had no curb appeal.<p>Pulled apart so that it no longer aligned, the humble curb wasn’t much to look at. But for earthquake scientists, it was a kind of Holy Grail, …

This Cute Robot Is the Coolest Toy Since Furby

San Francisco A.I. startup Anki has a great reputation for making robot cars you can race with your phone. And considering all three founders got …

Dean Devlin Gives An Explanation For Why He’s Remaking ‘Stargate’

When it comes to being a sci-fi nerd, you are either really, really into <i>Stargate</i> or you simply passed on it and never got why there was so much damned <i>Stargate</i> in the world, while stuff like <i>Babylon 5</i> faded off into obscurity. Seriously, <i>Stargate</i> had a pretty great run if you think about it; three …

Why the US never fully adopted the metric system

Mitchell has been recognized as an outstanding teacher by Barnes & Noble, RadioShack, and the Boy Scouts of America. She's also won numerous awards, including the American Chemical Society's James Bryant Conant Award, which recognizes outstanding high-school chemistry teachers. She says the recent …

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Tea, Pride, Mystery: For One Family That Fled The Nazis, A Tin Canister Held It All

<i>Last month, the Two-Way reported on a discovery at Auschwitz: a mug that held a gold ring and necklace, painstakingly hidden from the Nazis and concealed for 70 years. The museum was unable to determine the owner of the jewelry.</i><p><i>A reader emailed soon after.</i><p><i>"I want to share a story of a similar</i> …

Extract: A man walks off his Parkinsonian symptoms

In this passage from his book The Brain’s Way of Healing, Norman Doidge describes how John Pepper consciously retrained his movements to overcome his foot drag and tremor<p>My walking companion, John Pepper, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a movement disorder, over two decades ago. He first …