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NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

This is the best style of meditation for you, based on your wellness needs

Thanks to an ever-growing contingent of studios, apps, and audio guides, meditation is now as accessible as a cup of expensive take-out coffee. And …

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

DIY

How to Teach Your Kids the Single Most Important Skill for a Happy Life

Practical tips to help you raise grateful kids, courtesy of science.<p>Many people think of happiness as a matter of luck and temperament. If you have the good fortune to be born with a cheerful personality and life hands you a bunch of good breaks, then you'll be happy. Face various external …

Want your kids to talk to you? Try this...

If you want your kids to talk to you, don’t ask them questions.<p>Kids and husbands have a lot in common—both hate questions. Husbands don’t have the nerve to tell their wives how much they detest the <i>why</i> word. Kids? Boys will grunt a nonsensical response, girls will flash a dramatic eye-roll, and both …

Parenting

10 iPhone texting tips you'll wish you'd known all along

These are the not-so-obvious tips iPhone pros use.<p>If your iPhone ($499.99 at Cricket Wireless) is constantly binging and buzzing and you are continually apologizing for missing texts and not responding in a timely fashion, then it might be time to dig in to some of the features in iMessage that can …

Text Messaging

These Affordable Full-Coverage Foundations Will Give You Expensive-Looking Skin

Full-coverage foundation for many of us is a daily go-to, so finding a cheap yet good-quality version is like finding a beauty holy grail. Yes, the …

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under the stars.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, Canada.<p>The four-night, …

Trains

Free Entrance To National Parks Tomorrow!

The National Park Service just turned 100 years old! Celebrate the start of our second century by visiting a park in 2017. During ten days of the …

Florida family sues hospital after toddler swallows battery

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida family sued a hospital for malpractice on Wednesday, saying their baby suffered severe burns because it took too long to …

Remote Controls

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

Bid to speed transplants with hepatitis C-infected kidneys

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some patients facing a years-long wait for a kidney transplant are jumping ahead in line thanks to a startling experiment: They're …

Medicine

29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books

17 Underrated Honeymoon Destinations You'll Want To Stay At Forever

Pack your bags!<p><i>Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Costa Rica

5 of the best places to take a last-minute Labor Day getaway

Don't be fooled by student debt relief scams

You've seen ads offering lower student loan monthly payments and even debt forgiveness. You're skeptical, but one small part of you hopes that maybe, just maybe, there is a way to get help paying off your student loans.<p>The ad might even call it the "Obama Student Loan Forgiveness Program."<p>Help …

Personal Finance

Organ transplants: Hundreds helped by former cancer patients

<b>Hundreds of people in the UK have received an organ transplant from someone with a history of cancer, despite many believing you cannot donate if you have had the disease.</b><p>A total of 272 organ donors across the UK in the past five years had a history of cancer, according to data obtained by the …

Medicine

This Children's Hospital In Dallas Is Reimagining The Healthcare Business Model

The problem was that, although its patients were getting excellent care once they entered the facility, the health indicators in the community as a whole were getting worse, especially with regard to chronic conditions such as diabetes and asthma. Durovich was determined to fix the problem.<p>So he …

Innovation

Costa Rica expects asylum claims to quadruple as refugees head south

Asylum claims in Costa Rica are set to quadruple this year from 2014 as stricter controls in Mexico and the US force Central Americans fleeing violence and political instability to find new migration routes.<p>Tens of thousands of Central Americans from the “Northern Triangle” countries of El …

Costa Rica

How can I raise unspoilt children?

2. Instead of instantly gratifying their wishes, help them work out a plan to earn things they'd like to have. This teaches them to value their …

How To Train Up A Child

PhotoCredit<p>With the rate at which children are born into the world, it's becoming increasingly necessary to put emotional, physical and financial structures in place to ensure that these children grow to become better adults. It is the joy of every parent to see his or her child grow to become more …

HOT: Want to Go to Ireland? Delta Has Base Fares of 50 Cents Each Way!

Dublin is on sale in a very big way, from several US cities. The cheapest is Delta’s non-stop New York JFK – Dublin flight.<p><i>Ha’penny bridge on Liffey</i> …

The best free parental control software 2018: protect your kids online

The internet can be a fantastic educational tool, but it can also be a dangerous place for kids. The more connected we become the more we need …

World's Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts

Thai kings chose Hua Hin for their summer palace, and not far away, within seven acres of banyan-filled gardens, this beachfront resort makes …

Romantic Comedy

7 trips worth getting in shape for

Valaer Murray lines up once-in-a-lifetime adventures that will have you hopping off the couch and straight into the gym.