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9 Powerful Tricks To Get Your Kids To Clean Up (And Love It)

Life is packed full of things to do and sometimes you just need a little help because if you do all the cleaning for your kids, not only will you …

Soothing Sick Kids in the Wee Hours

Why do kids often wait until the wee hours to wail for you? Solve your child’s 2 a.m. problems so everyone can get back to sleep.<p>Forget the things that go bump in the night. We’re more terrified of the things that whimper and cry—also known as our kids. But just because awakenings are inevitable …

Parenting

Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

'Five-dimensional' glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years

"For future civilizations — or whatever else is out there"<p>Photographs fade, books rot, and even hard drives eventually fester. When you take the long view, preserving humanity's collective culture isn't a marathon, it's a relay — with successive generations passing on information from one …

Manchester United - the King of Old Trafford - £60.00

The ‘King of Old Trafford’ print is a visual tribute to the great Sir Alex Ferguson showing every player to represent Manchester United while he was …

7 Rules For Raising Self-Reliant Children

Jessica Lahey’s highly-anticipated new book, <i>The Gift Of Failure: How The Best Parents Learn To Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed,</i> looks at the unique challenges of child-rearing in current times. Lahey, who is best known for her writing at <i>The Atlantic</i> and <i>The New York Times,</i> is both a parent and …

Parenting

The Japanese have just perfected the skateboard

A Japanese engineer just invented a nifty new way to travel: A transporter called a “WalkCar” that’s small, light and apparently easy to use.<p>The …

Sky Sports and the Premier League with Henry, Cantona, Shearer, Gerrard, Rooney, Aguero

Google killing support for Eclipse Android Developer Tools

Google’s Android Studio is all the hype in the app development community. This streamlined set of tools offers everything you need for developing Android apps, and it has been an amazing integrated development environment (IDE) since it was released last December.<p>Google has stabilized the IDE they …

Android News

Open Source Android Libraries Every Programmer Should Know

During development of Android applications, we often encounter problems of a similar type. Writing similar code quickly becomes boring and monotonous …

Tie your shoes the Ukrainian way

The "Ukrainian lacing" method puts a pair of loops in both sets of top eyelets, cross-laces to the bottom, and anchors the laces with a pair of …

Shoes

Study Finds That Active Video Gaming May Be As Good For Kids As Playing Outside

Researchers at the University Of Tennessee At Knoxville have confirmed what my kids believe they already know – that some video gaming can be as physically intense for younger gamers as playing outside.<p>Before you let your toddlers have a four-hour Minecraft session, however, check out the …

University of Tennessee

Medical Mystery: Eating Chocolate Cuts Your Heart Attack Risk, But Researchers Don't Know How

Good — and delicious — news for chocolate lovers: Eating more chocolate appears to lower your risk of heart attacks and stroke.<p>I know; the findings seem too sweet to be true. And there <i>was</i> a bogus “study” a few months ago that claimed chocolate could lead to weight loss.<p>This is different.<p>The new …

Holistic Medicine

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton buys a Ferrari

<b>(CNN) —</b> Formula One's Lewis Hamilton may drive a Silver Arrows on the track, but on the road it seems he prefers a Prancing Horse.<p>The Mercedes-driving world champion has followed up victory at the recent Australian Grand Prix by purchasing a limited edition Ferrari for a cool $1.5 …

Motor Racing

Steven Gerrard Sending Off Makes Liverpool Captain Butt Of Many, Many Internet Jokes

Steven Gerrard is sorry. So sorry his face has done this...<p>The Liverpool captain was only on the pitch for a paltry 38 seconds against Manchester …

Soccer

Samsung Galaxy S6: Questions That Need Answers Before Considering

I attended the Samsung Electronics product launch event in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress (MWC). It was a huge launch, intended to win the global audience over with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Samsung had a lot riding on a successful launch as they have lost significant market …

Gear & Gadgets

Smart Necklace Analyzes What Goes Down Your Throat

Sensors gauge food intake as you swallow<p>You’ve said it. I’ve said it. “I’ll just have one more bite.” Then, half a cheesecake later, we were both liars.<p>A new smart necklace aims to rid us of our eating sins by automatically guessing the portions and contents of our meals. The device is called …

We Are Instant Number Crunchers

Science & InnovationThe Loom<p>If you have ever struggled through a math class, you may not think of numbers as natural. They may seem more like a tool that you have learn how to use, like Excel or a nail gun. And it’s certainly true that numbers pop in the archaeological record just a few thousand …

Mathematics