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What Is (And Isn't) Scientific About The Multiverse

The Universe is all there ever was, all there is, and all there will ever be. At least, that’s what we’re told, and that’s what’s implied by the word “Universe” itself. But whatever the true nature of the Universe actually is, our ability to gather information about it is fundamentally limited.<p>It’s …

Dark Matter

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

4 ways to stay busy when you retire from work

When you leave the workforce and enter retirement, you’ll need a bunch of ways to stay busy. Here’s what to do during your Golden Years.<p>Do some deep …

waystostay

Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …

Kids

To get the most out of your child’s college visits, dig deeper than the tour

Crossing the campus at the university where I teach, I often pass groups of bored-looking high school students taking a tour with their over-interested parents. My school has outstanding student tour guides, but I find it unnerving that many of those visiting high school seniors and juniors will …

College & University

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

Did Han Solo Use A Trick Of Einstein's Relativity To Make The Kessel Run?

The Millennium Falcon’s greatest achievement, according to its captain in <i>Star Wars: A New Hope</i>, seemed to defy the laws of physics itself. When Han Solo, the ship’s captain, met Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi, he seemed incredulous that the two men wouldn’t know that the ship is fast enough to …

Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History

<i>The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History</i> opens up with a list of chattel—the names of Black men and women of …

The Morphine Queen Who Defied the Nazis

Baron Heinrich von Puttkamer was dying of pneumonia. As the Prussian noble and high-ranking army officer struggled to draw his last, ragged breaths …

Ideas for Visiting Canada in Spring

Canada in spring offers a good opportunity for travellers. Travel discounts are plentiful before summer's high travel season arrives and the weather …

What It's Like to Eat at the Best Restaurant in Iceland

But while Reykjavik is now full of acclaimed restaurants, gastro pubs, and fine dining establishments, the real Icelandic epicurean gem is one not …

European Travel

One-Off Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol Debuts

Crowd-sourced concept coming to Overland Expo West<p>Last month, Nissan announced it would build another crowd-sourced concept for the annual Overland Expo West show in Flagstaff, Arizona. After receiving input on the modifications from Facebook and Instagram users, Nissan has completed its one-off …

Adventure Travel

Tested: Roofnest Sparrow Tent

Rooftop tents have been a game changer for car camping and overlanding, and they just keep getting better. Watch to see what <i>Outside</i> editor Bryan Rogala loves about Roofnest's newest Sparrow tent.

How To Make a No-Bake Icebox Cake — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Right about the time you pull the white sandals and beach gear out of the closet, big, easy, and delicious party desserts also come into high style. …

Dessert

How To Make Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

I don't think it's <i>too</i> extreme to say that this whole concept of freezable breakfast sandwiches has changed my world. Or at least my mornings. …

17 Quotes About Living a Beautiful Life

Bobby McFerrin's hit song from 1988, "Don't worry, be happy" says it all. Creating a beautiful life can be as simple as changing your mindset from sad to happy.<p>Walter Hagen, American professional golfer, once said, "You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell …

Happiness

9 Unexpected Ways To Clear Negative Energy From Your Life That Actually Work

When your life gets clouded with negative energy, it can be hard to see through it. It can feel like there's an all-encompassing fog that's never …

Self-help

Moon Dust Is Super Toxic to Human Cells

In space, they say, no one can hear you sneeze. But Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt was doing a lot of that inside the Challenger command module …

Your Anxiety Loves Sugar. Eat These 3 Things Instead.

Sugar is harmful to your mental health, but there are ways to still satisfy your sweet tooth.<p>It’s no secret that sugar can wreak havoc on your body …

Sweet Potatoes

The EPA is keeping a troubling new study on drinking water under wraps. Here’s what you need to know.

Will Scott Pruitt release it ahead of next week’s summit on harmful chemicals in water?<p>The Environmental Protection Agency has been in the news a lot lately, thanks in large part to its administrator, Scott Pruitt, who appeared before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee Wednesday as part of the 12 …

What's the Most Massive Object in the Universe?

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 5:10 p.m. E.T.</i><p>There's nothing like staring up at the night sky to make you feel small.<p>But when looking out …

Walk along ancient paths in self-guided tour of northern Portugal

Take in the sights, sounds, scents and scenery on a walking tour of Portugal, a country that should be on everyone's must-visit list.<p>A weeklong On Foot Holidays tour takes walkers far from the crowds on a self-guided route through the gentle hills of northern Portugal.<p>Highlights include walking …

On Earth Day, here are the best tools for keeping tabs on our home planet

We have more information about the health of planet Earth than ever before, and lots of exciting new initiatives that will put data tools at your …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

The Two Most Critical Questions for Every Husband and Wife

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Quitting this bad habit can improve your happiness and productivity, according to science

"If you break that cycle, if you don't check the phone at night or morning, you actually are less likely to show addictive behaviors in other ways of …

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want to Be Happy

Go on: Buy yourself flowers.<p>Just because your home is stylish and clean doesn't mean you're living your happiest life possible. Bummer, we know. But according to science, these are the colors, scents, and accessories you should feature in your home to improve your chances for complete and utter …

Happiness

18 Things Happy People Never Do (So You Shouldn’t Either)

How many of these tiny, everyday things are you doing that could be slowly destroying your happiness?<p>Our culture is saturated with images of “ideal” …

Happiness