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75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

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9 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you only have 10 minutes

Big ideas can come in small packages.<p>Take TED Talks, the beloved lectures on technology, entertainment, and design. Some of the most insightful talks …

Self-improvement

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

Parenting

This simple daily habit will raise your IQ by 23 percent, according to neuroscience

In less than the time it takes you to have breakfast, you could be raising your intelligence. Sound too good to be true? You might want to read …

8 Tiny Changes to Make Your Life 10 Times More Enjoyable

Don't underestimate the cumulative power of small, steady changes in your daily routines.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I think we are all open to making changes in our lives that make us happier and more successful, but few of us follow-through because committing to …

Happiness

10 High-Protein Lunches With No Meat

Whether you're a full-time vegetarian, or just looking to add a few meatless meals to your routine, it's important to remember that skipping meat …

Healthy Eating

24 Meatless Monday Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

A little inspiration for your next meat-free meal.<p>And if you haven't, I'll quickly explain: it's literally just swapping a vegetarian dish for your regularly scheduled meat-filled dinner once per week.<p>Per the official Meatless Monday website, there are three key impacts going meatless can do for …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

Success

Why Snack Dinner is the Best Thing You Can Make for Yourself Tonight

Are you that person who has dinners for the week picked out and fully shopped for and partially prepped by Sunday night, and every weekday you …

Healthy Eating

24 Foods You’re Throwing Away But Shouldn’t Be

Don't toss that!

10 Easy-as-Can-Be Lunch Meal-Prep Options

Bringing lunch to work is something we all have the best intentions of doing, but oftentimes time gets away from us in the mornings, and before we know it, we're busting out our wallets in the Chipotle, sandwich, and salad lines again and again. The secret to maintaining a lunch packing routine is …

Healthy Eating

This Is Not a Drill: These 5 Healthy Snacks Are Actually Satisfying

The healthiest, most virtuous snack is worth nothing if you don’t want to eat it. After all: You don’t put in max effort during your weekend cycling trip only to wrap up the day with a sad handful of artificially sweetened puffed-air crisps. These days, we approach snacking like we tackle our …

Healthy Eating

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Veggie-Hearty Meals for the Week Ahead

Do you ever follow a weekend of dining out with a strong craving for vegetables? That's where my head (and stomach) is at this week while meal …

Healthy Eating

Easy speedy weeknight pasta sauces

Felicity Cloake’s piece last month on Britain falling out of love with shop-bought pasta sauce garnered more than 1,000 shares and twice as many comments. Proof – if it were needed – that when it comes to sating our collective hunger, pasta enjoys a default position few other foodstuffs ever …

Spices

The Sheet Pan Dinners That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

One of the worst things about cooking dinner is all the cleanup. Not only do you have to wash the dishes, but usually there are a few pots and pans that also need scrubbing. This, on top of the work it takes to actually cook the dinner, can be enough to inspire folks to give up altogether.<p>Enter …

Cooking

Resolution Recipes: 16 Wholesome Dishes for 2017

If you vowed to eat healthier in 2017, you're in luck. All of these wholesome recipes are easy to prepare, satisfying <i>and</i> delicious. Happy New Year!<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprouts Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan, and a …

Cooking

Virtual reality helps Germany catch last Nazi war criminals

German prosecutors and police have developed 3D technology to help them catch the last living Nazi war criminals with a highly precise model of Auschwitz.<p>The virtual reality death camp offers 21st-century fact-finding technology for the final Holocaust trials, in a twilight bid by the German …

World History

How changing one tiny habit allowed me to build my wealth

In my teens and early 20s, social anxiety was wrecking my life.<p>I couldn't go out and feel comfortable around people without drinking, so I drank.<p>Now, alcohol can lead to a lot of cool stuff, but for me it was a crutch and I needed help.<p>So one day I drove to Barnes and Noble (this was before Amazon …

Personal Finance

17 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Do What You Love

The older we get, the more we tend to become "realistic". After 20, 30, 40 or more years being told by society what you can and can’t do, what you …

Motivation

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

8 Simple Ways to Avoid Raising Spoiled Kids

No one intends to raise spoiled brats, but it’s sometimes hard to see the consequences of your actions several years down the road.<p>Ron Lieber, …

Personal Finance

26-Year-Old Frida Kahlo’s Compassionate Letter to 46-Year-Old Georgia O’Keeffe

“I would like to tell you every thing that happened to me since the last time we saw each other, but most of them are sad and you mustn’t know sad things now.”<p>There is something uncommonly heartening about bearing witness to the virtuous cycle of support and mutual appreciation between two creative …

Literature

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

Vitamin B.S.

How people came to believe the myth that nutritional supplements could make them into better, healthier versions of themselves<p>In 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt summoned hundreds of scientists, doctors, and food manufacturers to Washington, D.C. to discuss a weapon that would help the …

World War II