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How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

7 Days in Vietnam: A Slightly Insane Travel Itinerary

<b>Day One: Get Lost in Hanoi</b><p>The first thing you notice about Hanoi is that everyone is moving at a manic clip, rushing by bicycle, moped, motorcycle, …

Evolutionary biologists have been misinterpreting a key point in Darwin’s theory for years

<i>However, Darwin himself proposed an alternative theory. And it's one that I'm very interested in trying to bring back into the sciences.</i><p><i>Darwin proposed that mate choice is really about the aesthetic quality of the experience of the chooser. It's about what the animals themselves think of as</i> …

Evolution

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich: I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn …

Street Photography

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Extreme Sports

President Trump Has Done Almost Nothing

Tune out the noise coming from the White House. So far, very little has actually happened.<p>Just weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, you would think that everything had changed. The uproar over the president’s tweets grows louder by the day, as does concern over the erratic, haphazard and …

Donald Trump

Constitutional collapse: Why we could be on the verge of a democratic apocalypse

If Republicans gain full control, they have the power to amend the Constitution into their own authoritarian image<p>As Donald Trump vilifies the press, the courts, immigrants, Muslims, Democrats, protesters and anyone who disagrees with him, it isn't hard to imagine a modern-day Mussolini — or worse. …

Trump’s lies are not the problem. It’s the millions who swallow them who really matter

As the alt-right continues to set the agenda in global politics at a frightening pace, has the world reverted to a 20th-century era of totalitarianism?<p>Compulsive liars shouldn’t frighten you. They can harm no one, if no one listens to them. Compulsive believers, on the other hand: they should …

Political Science

Fact Checking This Week In The Trump Administration

It's only the second week of the Trump administration, but there has been a continued tension with facts. In his first week, the president boasted about his inaugural crowds and doubled down on false claims that there were millions of illegal voters who swayed the results of the popular vote.<p>This …

Donald Trump

Distrust of the non-religious runs deep in American history

The idea that the ungodly are not up to the demands of virtuous citizenship has been a concern since the beginning<p>Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama recently raised eyebrows during his confirmation hearing for attorney general when he expressed doubts that secular people respected the truth as much …

A group of scientists thinks they can replace fossil fuels with nuclear fusion by 2030

Nuclear fusion is premised on building technology that would replicate the reaction that naturally powers our Sun — two light atoms, in this case, hydrogen, are fused together under extreme temperatures to produce another element, helium.<p>The process would release vast amounts of clean energy drawn …

Nuclear Energy

Researchers Just Found Evidence of an Ancient 'Lost Continent' Under Mauritius

Earth still has some massive secrets.<p>Newly discovered crystals expelled from volcanic eruptions on the island of Mauritius are billions of years …

Earth Science

The future of NOAA, the world’s largest repository of climate data, was put in the hands of a climate-change denier

<b>Update (Feb. 1, 9:52am)</b>: <i>This story has been updated with a comment from a Trump-appointed US Department of Commerce official, who claims Haapala never participated in transition meetings, despite his ties to the transition team. The headline has been updated to reflect this information.</i><p>The US …

Climate Change

National parks on alert as congressman introduces resolution to roll back oil drilling restrictions

Affected parks would include Grand Tetons, Everglades, and the Flight 93 Memorial<p>Arizona Republican Representative Paul Gosar introduced a resolution in Congress that would weaken regulations limiting oil and natural gas drilling within national parks.<p>The move was noted in a release by the …

Facts are the reason science is losing during the current war on reason

You’d think scientists could answer simple questions like ‘when did the dinosaurs live?’. But the truth about science is bad news for those seeking certainty<p>With controversy about science communication, facts and alternative facts hitting the headlines recently, I’ve been having a number of …

Cleaning Secret Weapon: 6 Ways to Use Hydrogen Peroxide

You already know hydrogen peroxide comes in handy for cleaning up cuts and scrapes and even for whitening your teeth, but there's a lot more to it …

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.

12 Little Known Laws of Mindfulness That Will Change Your Life

Ever heard of mindful living? It’s become incredibly popular in recent years thanks to countless scientific research studies showing its benefits.<p>The …

Mindfulness

5 Ways to Kick the Bad Mental Habits That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals

It takes only one bad habit to keep you stuck.<p>No matter what goals you've set for 2017, you'll struggle to reach them if your brain is working against you. The way you think affects how you feel and how you behave. And it only takes one bad mental habit to hold you back.<p>Getting rid of your bad …

Self-help

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

Scorecard For A Departing President: Assessing Obama's Successes And Shortcomings

President Obama will address the nation for what's likely to be the last time Tuesday night. He says the prime-time address from his adopted hometown of Chicago will be a chance to celebrate the successes of the past eight years and to offer some thoughts on where the nation goes from here.<p>The …

Democratic Party

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. …

Self-improvement