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Make Your Garden Private With These Lovely Plant Ideas

Whether you love or hate your neighbors, you most certainly need space for your own adventures with your family that…

Landscaping

Kevin Williamson Explains What Happened at the Atlantic

Whatever you're doing right now you should stop it and go read Kevin Williamson's long essay in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> about what, exactly, happened …

Wall Street

Your 5-Year-Old's Emotional Development

Five-year-old development is fraught with emotional extremes and contradictions. At this age, many children are still straddling the not-too-distant …

Parenting

Your 6-Year-Old Child's Cognitive Development

The period of 6-year-old child development is characterized by an explosion of learning as children enter school. Most will enter first grade but …

Kids

Speaking of Evolution, in Non-Threatening Tones

For two years, researchers from the Smithsonian traveled the country to discuss — calmly — the science of human evolution. Here’s why.<p>Rick Potts is …

Evolution

This Is How Brie Larson Mastered a Pull-Up — According to Her Trainer

When it comes to working out to get into fighting shape, Brie Larson, who is currently filming <b>Captain Marvel</b> and is in postproduction on a new movie in the Avengers franchise, is no joke. She looks for movements that sculpt and strengthen her entire body and almost nothing competes to being able to …

Workouts

Can a brain injury change who you are?

Who we are, and what makes us “us” has been the topic of much debate throughout history. At the individual level, the ingredients for the unique …

Psychology

What Lord of the Flies is really about

My father distrusted simple judgments, but he did say his novel was about the importance of the rule of law, and the complexity of human beings, says William Golding’s daughter Judy Golding Carver<p>David Shariatmadari’s account of my father’s novel Lord of the Flies was a little sweeping when he …

Literature

Learn how to build a WordPress site that actually attracts visitors

If you’re building your own website, or even just planning to, odds are you’ve considered WordPress as a foundation. After all, 29% of all sites are …

Web Design

Enduring cold temperatures alters fat cell epigenetics

A new study in fat cells has revealed a molecular mechanism that controls how lifestyle choices and the external environment affect gene expression. …

Biology

'Key factor' in development of Parkinson's disease identified

A molecule has been identified that appears to play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease, a debilitating disease that affects …

Neuroscience

Growing Blueberries: How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Blueberries

Some of our favorite childhood memories are often based around foods. Do you have any fond childhood memories that come from food?<p>For me, it is …

Gardening

5 minutes and 5 ingredients are all you need to make superior Irish cream

Baileys Irish Cream is delicious. It’s cheap. And you can get it almost anywhere. But, trust me, there’s no reason to buy Baileys or any other Irish cream. Instead, you should make your own.<p>Making your own Irish cream shouldn’t be the sole domain of the DIY, Pinterest-obsessed crowd. Trust me. It’s …

Cocoa Powder

How Different Styles of Parenting Impact Children

Developmental psychologists have long been interested in how parents affect child development. However, finding actual cause-and-effect links between …

Parenting

How Exactly Does Autism Muddy Communication?

The root of the problem could be social or linguistic.<p>The quirks in Ramsey Brewer’s conversation are subtle. The 17-year-old repeats himself from time to time and makes small mistakes in the words he uses. For instance, he says he and his best friend look scaringly, not scarily, similar. He also …

Autism

The Biggest Garden Trends of 2018

Rejoice! The days are growing are longer and the air is getting warm again. In other words, it’s garden season. Here are the five backyard design …

Landscaping

Release Your Tight Jaw & Neck In 6 Feel-Good Steps

<i>Here at mbg, we believe that beauty is uniquely yours. In our video series Bare Your Beauty, we break down various techniques, rituals, and how-to’s</i> …

Yoga

62 Great Backyard Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

Easy backyard decorating ideas, coming right up!<p>1 of 62<p>Save These Ideas<p>Save these backyard ideas for later by pinning this image, and follow <i>Country</i> …

Decorations

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Operating Systems

15 Fence Planters That’ll Have You Loving Your Privacy Fence Again

If you’ve got a fenced in yard, you’ve got a perfect opportunity to expand your garden in a truly unique, attractive way. Whether your backyard is …

Landscaping

How Does Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Work?

Rational emotive behavior therapy, also known as REBT, is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy developed by psychologist Albert Ellis. REBT is …

Psychology

These three core-focused moves will keep your body balanced and looking its best

Nike master trainer Eva Redpath shares three core-focused moves that <b>work the entire body</b> and will have you looking—and feeling—beautifully …

Workouts

Don’t try to fake confidence – do this instead

Think about a time when you needed to project confidence but felt uncertain or insecure. How did you handle it? Did you try to hide your insecurity …

Body Language

How I Went From a Newbie To Making Over $1,000/mo Freelance Writing

Plus lessons I learned….I’m a Freelance Web Content Writer, who writes unique and engaging content for various websites and businesses.With a cup of …

Writing

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

Announcing Our New Guide to Herbs

With spring under way, we’re excited to announce that our family of Garden Design 101 guides is expanding this week—with our new Herbs 101 …

Gardening

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Project Management

10 Easy Pieces: Tomato Cages

Think of tomato cages as scaffolding: You need a support system to keep vines from sagging (or snapping off) under the weight of heavy fruit. Match …

Gardening

Does Your Kid Have Low Self-Esteem? Here’s How to Test.

Kids with low self-esteem may experience depression and anxiety, and perform poorly in school. This quick test identifies the problem, and proposes …

Self-esteem

Evangelical Gnosticism | Abigail Rine Favale

I teach in a great books program at an Evangelical university. Almost all students in the program are born-and-bred Christians of the …

Theology