Jamie Chase

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Should We Still Teach Kids Cursive?

Cursive has given way to keyboarding, but you can still teach your child the basics.<p>When Melissa Morgenlander’s daughter Fiona started third grade last year, she was excited about learning what she considered a real “big kid” skill: cursive handwriting. But to Fiona’s disappointment, cursive had …

This Is Why You Really, Really Need to Stop Peeing in The Pool

And why you should always shower before swimming.<p>Sure, peeing in the pool is gross, but most all of us have done it at some point. And as long as no …

Poorer Than Our Parents? Study Explores Rising Threat of Income Inequality

Income inequality is a problem the world over, but some new research uncovers some surprising findings about what causes it — and what can fix it.<p>In studying 25 advanced economies, a recent McKinsey study comes to a grim conclusion: That about two-thirds of people, worldwide, are in a position …

Best Money Tips: Ways to Never Pay Full Price for Anything

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to avoid paying full price every time you shop, a simple strategy to …

Frugal Living

How to Support Your Broke Parents

It's hard enough to support yourself nowadays, so what happens when you're faced with the prospect of supporting your parents? It can create stress …

Personal Finance

6 Ways to Use Google Alerts to Save Money

Google Alerts can do a lot more than tell you when your favorite hot topic or celebrity hits the news — it can also help you find savings! First, you …

Frugal Living

How to Read People: Five Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Trump is the first modern Republican to win the nomination based on racial prejudice

Republicans have long been the party of racial conservatism. Since at least the 1960s, the GOP’s policies, rhetoric, and voters have been less supportive of minorities than have the Democrats’. These partisan differences over race have become especially pronounced during the Obama presidency.<p>But …

Primary Elections

McCain slams Trump over Khan fight

Other Republicans chime in with criticism of the GOP nominee.<p>Sen. John McCain slammed Donald Trump on Monday for feuding with the parents of a fallen Muslim soldier, offering perhaps his sternest rebuke yet of a candidate with whom he has clashed throughout the campaign process.<p>"In recent days, …

Donald’s Achilles’ heel: Trump’s racism could lose him moderate white support, data shows

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Carlo Allegri/Salon)</b><p>Trump’s overt bigotry could drive Independent whites to the Democratic party<p>Sean McElwee<p>July 30, 2016 10:30am (UTC)<p>Over the past few weeks, there has been been renewed discussion about Donald Trump’s past racism and the racism that has persisted throughout …

Donald Trump

Reading has been proven to help sharpen one extremely important emotion

"Fiction might be the mind's flight simulator," Keith Oatley wrote in a new review of the research on reading and mental health, published Tuesday in Trends in Cognitive Sciences.<p>Research into the psychological impact of literature suggests that when we read stories in which characters are rich and …

University of Toronto

Housing affordability, inequality, and our flatlining household incomes | Greg Jericho

Given the link between home ownership and wealth, it is not surprising that all the benefits of increased wealth have flowed to older Australians<p>The latest report of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (Hilda) survey, by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social …

Housing

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This map shows how bad income inequality is in your state

The top 1% of American earners captured 20.1% of all the income in the US in 2013, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.<p>And from 2009 to 2013, the top 1% took home 85.1% of total income growth.<p>Moreover, the average American one-percenter's income of over $1.1 million is 25.3 …

Demographics

Death in Dallas and America’s existential crisis: Our new “civil war” over the nature of reality

<b>(Reuters/Rick Wilking)</b><p>Our broken republic is divided not just by race, culture and ideology, but between competing versions of reality<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>July 9, 2016 4:00pm (UTC)<p>After a week of shocking and polarizing violence in America, which featured two black citizens shot dead by police in …

War

Bill O'Reilly and Rudy Giuliani Claims That BLM is Racist Projects Their Own Racism

Both Rudy Giuliani and Bill O’Reilly, among others, have made outrageous claims about Black Lives Matter. Giuliani claimed Friday on <i>MSNBC Live</i></i> …

Black Lives Matter

10 Famous entrepreneurs who failed big before becoming successful

Share19<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 58<p>Failure is a part of business. Very few entrepreneurs ever make it big without first experiencing some massive …

5 years of studying rich people taught me they have a set of unwavering beliefs that the rest of us don't

In my five-year Rich Habits study of 233 rich people and 128 poor people (you can see the criteria for each on my website), I discovered that your beliefs dictate your circumstances in life. Those who are wealthy have different beliefs than those who are poor or stuck in the middle class.<p>We adopt …

Self-improvement

4 Infographics To Show The Climate Skeptic In Your Life

Beach trip with family members who don’t believe in climate change? Reunion picnic with climate truthers? We’ve got you covered.<p>The ink is just dry on the Paris Agreement. Last year was officially the warmest year on record. Yet climate skeptics still live among us–many of whom may even be related …

The Average Cost to Remodel a Kitchen

Remodeling your kitchen can be a great way to increase the value of your house before you put it on the market. Even if you’re not planning to sell your home any time soon, you may want to remodel your kitchen if doing so is in your budget. Updating the look of your kitchen is generally a pricey …

What to Know Before You Finish Your Basement

Going underground—and staying under budget.<p>Sometimes the cure for an undersized house is right underneath you. If you’re lucky enough to have a …

Elon Musk: Become cyborgs or risk humans being turned into robots' pets

Elon Musk, the billionaire boss of Tesla and SpaceX, has said that humans need to become cyborgs to avoid becoming “house cats” for vastly more intelligent robots.<p>Musk said that as artificial intelligence advances, people will need to augment their brain power with digital technology to prevent …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

Genius

In gorilla's death, critics blame mother, Cincinnati Zoo

<b>(CNN) —</b> Devastated. Heartbroken. In mourning.<p>Those are some of the words the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden used Sunday in a contrite explanation for the death of Harambe, a 17-year-old western lowland gorilla killed on Saturday to save a boy who slipped into the zoo's habitat.<p>The boy was in …

Pakistan Advisory Body Suggests Men 'Lightly Beat' Wives Who Refuse Sex

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A powerful constitutional body in Pakistan proposed legislation last week that would allow husbands to "lightly beat" their wives who decline sex or refuse to wear what their mates prefer.<p>The Council of Islamic Ideology says it has to finalize the 160-page draft before it is …

Pakistan

5 Ways Cities Are Designed That Are Racist as Hell

America's cities may be home to individuals belonging to thousands of cultural groups and myriad socioeconomic statuses. But these urban centers are …

B.J. Novak Reveals That Mindy Kaling Would Torture Him With Constant Lies On ‘The Office’

While everyone remembers just how heartwarming and special the whole Jim and Pam romance was on <i>The Office</i>, most people don’t have that fond of memories of the power couple that was Kelly and Ryan. That Kelly had a hold on Ryan, just like he had a hold on her. Apparently what made their on-screen …

Homeowners kept in dark about climate change risk to houses, says report

Climate Institute says risk data held by regulators, state and local governments, insurers and banks, but homebuyers and developers do not have access to it<p>The risk that houses in some areas of Australia are likely to become uninsurable, dilapidated and uninhabitable due to climate change is kept …

Climate

How state politicians are quietly working to steal the US presidential election

In early May 2016, the Missouri state legislature submitted a bill to the governor requiring that citizens must show photo ID in order to vote. Democrats staged an all-night filibuster opposing the measure, noting that it could potentially disenfranchise over 220,000 voters who who lack proper ID. …

Government

Trump picks climate change denier as energy adviser.

Donald Trump has announced his new energy adviser: Rep. Kevin Cramer (R–North Dakota).<p>I hope you’re sitting down for this shocker: Cramer is a global …