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Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Kids

10 ways design thinking can help you raise resourceful kids

By Phyllis L. Fagell<p>When my son Ben was young, he only ate white food. Spaghetti, bread and popcorn all made the cut; broccoli and peppers, not so much. I couldn’t let it go. I formed spinach into “Shrek pancakes,” told him Batman loved peas and challenged him to string bean eating contests. I knew …

Parenting

Watch Intense New Trailer for Tupac Biopic ‘All Eyez on Me’

Tupac Shakur‘s backstory, beliefs, rise and confrontations with the law are highlighted in a new trailer for <i>All Eyez on Me</i>. The biopic on the late …

Worst Chemical Attack in Years in Syria; U.S. Blames Assad

BEIRUT, Lebanon — One of the worst chemical bombings in Syria turned a northern rebel-held area into a toxic kill zone on Tuesday, inciting international outrage over the ever-increasing government impunity shown in the country’s six-year war.<p>Western leaders including President Trump blamed the …

How to talk to your kids about family addiction

By the time my daughter Christina was 4, she had attended the funerals of my elder sister and my mother, both of whom died of alcoholism-related illness at the respective ages of 42 and 67.<p>I don’t remember the first time Christina asked how her “Nonnie” and aunt died, but I do remember my answer: …

Why pregnant women need to avoid livestock during lambing season

Public Health England has issued a warning<p>Lambing season has begun! And we can all look forward to watching these small, fluffy creatures skipping …

Does the Sound of Noisy Eating Drive You Mad? Here's Why

If you’ve ever been tempted to confront someone slurping their soup in a restaurant, or if a person breathing loudly next to you in the movie theater …

If Your Employees Act Like They Don't Care, You Might Be Doing These 11 Things Wrong

A careless leader can wreak havoc on a company and send the best people packing. To keep your employees in the fight, stop waving these red flags.<p>I came across this quote today: "People come for great vision and leave for poor leadership."<p>It made me think of all the times when I've stepped into a …

8 Mistakes That Make Good Employees Leave

Few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door. Here's how to make it stop.<p>It's tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn't be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the first to go, …

Signs Of Depression And Anxiety Can Be Seen In Newborns

Early differences in brain connectivity predict later symptoms, a new study suggests.<p>Depression and anxiety can take root as early as the very first moments of life.<p>Certain patterns of brain connectivity seen in newborn babies can predict the baby’s likelihood of showing early symptoms of mental …

8 Reasons Why Exceptional Employees Quit Their Jobs

Avoid these critical leadership mistakes (or these bosses) if you want to thrive.<p>To have exceptional success in business, you need to have exceptional employees. However, hiring them is only half the battle.<p>Unfortunately, it's the easiest for A-players to find another opportunity, and they'll be …

How Do You Remove Debt Collections From Your Credit Report?

Remove a Charge-Off From Your Credit Report and Boost Your Score<p>How to Clean Up Even the Worst Credit Report Items<p>How to Recover from the 2 Worst …

The Dow hit 20,000. That doesn't mean Trump is making the economy great again.

After weeks of flirtation, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 20,000 shortly after opening on Wednesday morning.* No surprise, Trump supporters—not …

How the HR-7 Anti-Abortion Bill Will Hit Small Businesses

Just days before thousands of pro-life demonstrators are slated to march in Washington, the House passed a bill that permanently bans federal funding …

Sugar is the ‘alcohol of the child’, yet we let it dominate the breakfast table | Robert Lustig

With kids consuming half their sugar quota first thing, it’s no wonder they’re getting diabetes and liver disease. We have to fight corporate interests<p>Breakfast is considered by most nutrition experts, including Public Health England, to be the most important meal of the day. It gets your brain and …

Nutrition

Smart pet collar is like an iPhone for your dog

LAS VEGAS — It's nearly impossible not to be connected. Naturally, so are our pets.<p>The KYON pet tracker is designed to help you communicate and send …

Top 10 Best Deep Web Search Engines to Explore Hidden Web

When you go online to search for something you either go to search engines such as Google or Bing. You probably think that if it doesn’t show up on …

Free Ebooks: A Christmas Carol, Enchanted Christmas, Christmas Crock Pot Recipes, plus more!

NOTE: The price of these ebooks is currently $0.00, but <i>that could change at any time.</i> Be sure to verify before checking out that it is still …

Vatican bans Catholics from keeping ashes of loved ones at home

Cremation guidelines state remains cannot be scattered or kept at home but rather stored in a sacred, church-approved place<p>Catholics are forbidden from keeping the ashes of cremated loved ones at home, scattering them, dividing them between family members or turning them into mementoes, the Vatican …

9 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?" and the latest scientific research, …

Quora

Internet is becoming unreadable because of a trend towards lighter, thinner fonts

The internet is becoming unreadable because of a trend towards lighter and thinner fonts, making it difficult for the elderly or visually-impaired to see words clearly, a web expert has found.<p>Where text used to be bold and dark, which contrasted well with predominantly white backgrounds, now many …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

How to Spot and Stop Manipulators

<i>“There are those whose primary ability is to spin wheels of manipulation. It is their second skin and without these spinning wheels, they simply do</i> …

7 Positive Affirmations To Tell Yourself Every Day

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Personality

Five Behaviors Of People Who Are Happy At Work

“I’m good at my job, Rebecca, really good. And I want to stay here. I just want to be happier in it.” A coaching client recently defined what so many of us experience. We work really hard to get ahead in our careers and yet so often, even when we get to the “dream job” we can catch ourselves being …

Happiness