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Want To Raise Brave Girls? Science Says Do This (Most Parents Are Afraid To)

It makes sense, if you let it. Just watch this.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek</i>.<p>Define courage, an exam paper once asked.<p>The examiners expected a long, fascinating intellectual essay.<p>One candidate wrote: "This is." And walked …

Paragliding

Natural 'Firefall' phenomenon captured in wild photographs

Each year in February, if the conditions are just right, Yosemite National Park's Horsetail Fall will glow bright orange for a phenomenon fans call …

National Parks

NAFTA and other trade deals have not gutted American manufacturing — period

Politically speaking, there was no debate on United States international trade agreements in 2016: All politicians seeking to win a national election, or even to create a party-spanning political coalition, agree that our trade agreements are bad things.<p>From the left, we had Democratic presidential …

Globalization

Here are the home improvements with the best payoff

They're not what you might expect<p>We love stunning renovations and exquisite remodels as much as anyone, but even Chip and Joanna would know that money put into a reno isn’t a 1:1 investment in your home’s future price tag. Every year, researchers with Remodeling magazine study the most popular home …

Home Improvement

27 Brilliant Home And Decor Projects You Can Make Yourself

This is not a drill! (But you will need one for these projects.)

Why You Should Crack an Egg Into Your Coffee Grounds

I remember watching my grandmother make us <b>egg coffee</b> when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into a small bowl and beat it until thoroughly blended, then mix the egg into dry coffee grounds (we were a Hills Bros. family, …

7 Science-Backed Habits To Keep You Motivated Every Single Day

How to be your own best cheerleader at all times.<p>Coffee might be your saving grace to get through the workday, but caffeine on its own won't cut it in the long-run.<p>To stay passionate and excited about work, you're going to need to harness your inner-motivation. It's stronger than a shot of …

Why networking events are a waste of time, and what to do instead

Most events are not worth the time or money as you’re unlikely to make useful contacts, argues Derek Coburn. Here are four alternative ways to connect<p>Most professionals are not getting a good return on their investment of time and money when attending networking events.<p>This is because people have …

61 of the Best Things in Life That Aren't Available to Buy

The best things in life don't require a credit card — it's all about having authentic experiences. A priceless possession or feeling is something …

Four Investment Strategies You’re Afraid to Admit You Don’t Understand

<b>Updated July 2017</b> — Diversity is a good thing — especially in a time of volatility. Knowledgeable investors may want to explore alternative routes to …

Investing

The 5 best ways men over 40 can gain muscle

Lift less for more gains<p>“You simply can't abuse your body now like you could in your 20s,” says Matthews. For making the most of your effort, he …

This Chart Shows the Difference Between a Broke and a Rich Budget

Since we tend to decide that it’s rude to talk about money with other people, it can be hard to figure out how to go from being broke to financially …

Personal Finance

9 Free Online Courses To Pump Up Your Big Data, Analytics Skills

Do you really need to go back to school and get another degree in order to establish yourself in a career as a data scientist? Maybe not. These nine …

Business Technology

Lunatic coaches, controlling managers and overzealous parents are wrecking kids' sport

Sometimes I told abusive coaches they were out of order, but was roundly shouted down – after all, whose side was I on?<p>Tim was a psycho soccer dad.<p>As I stood beside the pitch all those winter Saturdays in Canberra, the frozen grass crunching underfoot, the chill wind belting through my ski jacket, …

17 apps that Apple thinks moms and dads should download

Just in time for Mother's Day, Apple has put together a list of its most useful apps for dads and moms.<p>These are tools that span from food to shipping to training your brain. And they aren't just good for parents, but anyone looking to live a healthier and more productive life.<p>Here are 17 apps that …

Apps

The Future Of Big Data Is Bigger Than You Can Possibly Imagine

What happens when everything you do is collected as data? It’s either really helpful or really scary (or both).<p>Imagine a world without government, schools, a legal system, law enforcement, or companies. It’s a world unlike the one we currently live in–but based on the evolution of technology and …

Big Data
Personal Finance

How to Get and Stay Motivated Every Single Day

How can you be motivated if you don't know where you're headed?<p><i>How do I get motivated every single day? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Jones, life coach and personal-growth expert,</b> …

How Adults Can Encourage Kids To Be Original Thinkers

When I first read <i>Originals</i> I couldn't help but take notes. What I jotted down was essentially a to-do list for how I could be more creative, how I could think up and then communicate new ideas.<p>But the book — written by Adam Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania …

Creativity

Jaw-Dropping 4K Timelapse Spans 5 Years and 42 Locations

Photographer Chris Pritchard captures dozens of screensaver-worthy shots in his new timelapse film, 'Skylight.'<p>No matter where we are in the world, whether it's the center of booming metropolis or the outskirts of some barren desert, we can always look up and bear witness to a constantly shifting …

Time-lapse Photography

These Ingenious Lego Hacks Will Finally Help Math Make Sense

Become instantly smarter with these tricks.

54 Ways to Work Your Glutes

And a 6-week training plan to make you a lower-body beast<p>Back in college, I thought the stepup was a stupid exercise. They were a part of my strength and conditioning program when I played football at Amherst College.<p>Every guy on the team trained together, and we tended to use the same weight to …

This 4K timelapse Is Covering The Entire North America, And its Amazing

I wish I could use EPIC in the title, but we have been getting some comments that the ‘E’ word is being overused. That said, this time lapse really …

Amazing

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …