Jonathan Juarez

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Why Rich Kids Are So Good at the Marshmallow Test

Affluence—not willpower—seems to be what’s behind some kids' capacity to delay gratification.<p>The marshmallow test is one of the most famous pieces of social-science research: Put a marshmallow in front of a child, tell her that she can have a second one if she can go 15 minutes without eating the …

Research

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

Hiking alone - things to keep in mind for a solo hiking adventure

When hiking alone, there is no room for external distractions. It’s just you and nature. It can be hard to find a hiking companion – someone who …

The Jihadi Who Turned to Jesus

ISTANBUL — When 22 Christian refugees gathered in the basement of an apartment in Istanbul early on a recent Sunday afternoon, it was quickly clear that this was no ordinary prayer meeting. Several of them had Islamic names. There was an Abdelrahman and even a couple of Mohammads. Strangest of all, …

The Myth and Magic of California Style

How the Golden State dictates what we wear, from Venice Beach to Silicon Valley.<p>Everyone’s got a California. Mine starts at birth, in San Diego. It carries into the Bay Area through age 7, after which my family relocated to the suburbs of Boston. That’s where it took on greater force.<p>California …

A new theory promises to unlock your body’s full potential—and is actually scientifically sound

Today tens of thousands of people are discovering that the environment contains hidden tools for hacking the nervous system. But no matter what they might be able to accomplish, they’re not superhuman—the fortitude they find comes from within the body itself. When they forego a few creature …

Humanity

Not Getting Enough Sleep? Camping In February Might Help

It's tempting to keep the computer running late and promise yourself an extra 30 minutes of bed rest in the morning. It's tempting to do it again the next night, too. But sleep inevitably loses out to getting up early for school or work.<p>There's a simple way to combat this: End all artificial lights …

Sleep

7 Baristas Answer Your Biggest Coffee Shop Etiquette Questions

Like most people, I’ve spent a fair share of my time in coffee shops, working amongst the ambient sounds of coffee beans grinding and customers …

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>Some stories become better and sweeter over time.

Patients on antidepressants for 50 per cent longer than in 1990s

The average patient now takes antidepressants for 50 per cent longer than they did in the 1990s with some staying on pills for decades, a new study has shown.<p>The prescribing of antidepressants is currently rising at around seven per cent a year, which has led to fears that depression is on the …

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Artificial Intelligence

On the anniversary of Brown v. Board, new evidence that U.S. schools are resegregating

Poor, black and Hispanic children are becoming increasingly isolated from their white, affluent peers in the nation’s public schools, according to new federal data showing that the number of high-poverty schools serving primarily black and brown students more than doubled between 2001 and 2014.<p>The …

The 12 best hidden features in the new iPhone update

Although Apple is advertising some of the new abilities your phone just received, like a new mode that makes reading easier at night, many of the best tweaks go unadvertised. Often iPhone users have no idea they even exist.<p>After a week of using iOS 9.3, I went through the change log and forums to …

Home

Learn how to use technology, common core and reading to create better learning opportunities for your students.

Think your favorite restaurant is racist? Here's a test.

<b>To the editor:</b> Kudos to Christina Fletes for pointing out in her op-ed article what I've noticed for years: New and hip restaurants are one of the last bastions of blatant racism in our city. ("From the back of the bus to the back of the house," Opinion, Feb. 1)<p>Don't believe me? Perform this simple …

Los Angeles

20 non-toy holiday gift ideas for kids

Children everywhere have already begun to give serious thought to their holiday wish-list while parents everywhere have already begun to cringe with the realization that in just a few weeks more toys will be invading their home.<p>The good news is that not all gifts need to involve toys.<p>There are …

Holiday Gift Ideas

The Most Expensive Album Ever: Enter the Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin’

Inside the Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin,’ a secretive double-album stored in a Marrakech vault that sold at auction (to Quentin …

Announcing "Great Journalism from America's High Schools"—Call for Submissions

At Flipboard, we get so excited when we see a story that’s thoughtful, interesting and well-told. There’s almost nothing better than encountering an article you love so much you want to save in a magazine, and it’s one of the reasons many of us work here—we get to read and share fantastic …

Social Media

18 Movies to Watch Before They Leave Netflix in October

"That rug really tied the room together."<p>Every month, Netflix bids farewell to a collection of great titles, but this September is a particularly difficult month for those who love the streaming giant. From horror to drama to comedy, an unusually large number of notable films will disappear when …

More people have died from selfies than shark attacks this year

A 66-year-old Japanese tourist has died, and his travel companion has been injured, after falling down stairs while attempting to take a selfie at …

Census Bureau Confirms How Badly Obamacare Is Underperforming

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

Public Speaking

How these 75-plus murals have turned three L.A. alleys into an outdoor art gallery

In the throes of a sweltering heat wave near downtown L.A., Jason Ostro wanders sun-baked alleyways off Beverly Boulevard that until recently had been strewn with litter, discarded mattresses and rusty bikes, and he beams at the new explosion of color around him.<p>Ostro’s the Alley Project has …

Streetwear

Ohio parents defy drug stigma, mention daughter’s heroin abuse in obit

Confronted with the sudden death of their 18-year-old daughter, Fred and Dorothy McIntosh Shuemake made a defiant decision: they would not worry …

Three Rich Treasury Secretaries Laugh It Up Over Income Inequality

LOL. Peasants!<p>Three of the world's richest and most powerful people (and Timothy Geithner) had a good laugh over income inequality earlier this year.<p>Former Treasury Secretaries Robert Rubin, Henry Paulson and Geithner were asked about the issue by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg during a …

10 Luxurious Cabins That Are Well Worth the Trip

These far-flung resorts bring new meaning to getting away.<p>When you <i>need</i> to get away, a trip outside town isn't going to cut it. You need remote, you need relaxation, and you need luxury. We've picked out the world's most luxurious cabins, all of which are a flight and a bumpy Jeep ride away.

12 Must-Eat Breakfast Sandwiches Across America

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Quick! You've just woken up. You regret having a salad for dinner. Maybe you're a little hungover. You're <i>hungry</i>. So what are you craving?<p>If you're like us, it's probably a breakfast sandwich of some sort. An egg …