Matthew Goeres

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21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life

Never stop learning. Improve your professional and personal lives here.<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and …

Mami Talks: What is the Tower Garden System?

<i>By Shawna Martell, shared by Joscelyn Ramos Campbell</i><p>My name is Shawna and I am a self-proclaimed “beginner mom.” My desire is to lead my family on an instinctual path towards living a balanced life of organics and attachment parenting practices. I share information, resources and my raw personal …

Gardening

Pallet Raised Garden Beds

This entire article is going to consist of different pallet wood raised garden beds that would be used outdoor in our gardens and patios. These …

Landscaping

The Foop lets you grow a garden in your kitchen

If you've got a green thumb but no space to work your garden magic, a Japanese company might just have the thing to help quell your plant cultivation cravings.<p>Named the "Foop" (short for food and people) and developed by a company called C'estec, the smart device, roughly the size of a dual shelf …

10 Deer-Resistant Plants for Your Garden

Six maps that will make you rethink the world

We don’t often question the typical world map that hangs on the walls of classrooms — a patchwork of yellow, pink and green that separates the world into more than 200 nations. But Parag Khanna, a global strategist, says that this map is, essentially, obsolete.<p>Khanna is the author of the new book …

Globalization

How to become a highly paid freelancer while keeping your day job

Since I began freelancing just over a year ago, I've had the opportunity to work with nearly a dozen high-growth startups and world-class experts.<p>What's more, I've never had to negotiate for the premium prices I charge for my content marketing services.<p>Because I've done such an effective job of …

See Maps Showing Where FBI Planes Are Watching From Above

America is being watched from above. Government surveillance planes routinely circle over most major cities — but usually take the weekends off.

FBI director: We bought 'a tool' to hack terrorist's iPhone

FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that the government had purchased "a tool" from a private party in order to unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.<p>"Litigation between the government and Apple over the San Bernardino phone has ended, because the government has …

7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler

<i>Anyone can make today more complicated than it has to be, and most people will. It takes a touch of wisdom to do the opposite.</i>Our days fill up so …

Incorporated

7 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

We all could benefit from learning how to be kinder, calmer, and more compassionate.<p>When it comes to talking about intelligence, someone’s intelligence quotient (IQ) is usually what comes to mind; however, there is another type of intelligence that’s often overlooked but equally important: your …

Собственный Дисней во дворе

Signs You're With Someone You Should Marry

Gone are the days where a simple text could cause you to doodle your new married name in a notebook — and think that is your forever person. As adults, we need <i>real signs</i> we're with someone we should marry. So here, our experts divulge five ways to judge you're dating a guy or gal who means married …

In the Morning

Best videos: Skrillex & Diplo, Anderson .Paak and more

<b>Welcome to FACT’s weekly video round-up.</b><p>As we note at the <b>end of every year</b>, music videos have never been better. But too often, music videos — along …

People with anxiety show fundamental differences in perception

People with anxiety fundamentally perceive the world differently, according to a study reported in the Cell Press journal <i>Current Biology</i> on March 3. …

Conor McGregor: can anyone stop the UFC's biggest star?

The former plumber’s apprentice from Dublin fills a void and pumps the ratings – and, as his pre-fight demolition of Nate Diaz showed, he’s a man firmly in charge<p>He sat, on Thursday, in David Copperfield’s theatre at the MGM Grand with the signs, the crowd, the television cameras all there for him: …

Mexico unveils strategy to counter slurs from Donald Trump

Mexico’s government is planning a diplomatic push to counter aggressive rhetoric against its nationals in the US election race, after calls by Donald Trump for a massive wall to divide the two nations.<p>Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz have also proposed building a wall …

7 Things to Do Each Day If You Want to Raise Happy and Successful Kids

Raising happy and successful kids is hard enough. Teenagers? That's a whole different story.<p>I'm like, a <i>dozen</i> years away from being dad to a teenager, but I was drawn to Christie Halverson's piece about raising teenagers--published a couple of years ago on her blog and more recently on Upworthy. …

The incredible power of ignoring everything

Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed thing will come to mind every minute,” …

Johns Hopkins University

Have we discovered the threads of life?

RENOWNED astrophysicist is heading to Australia and he just might hold the key to the universe. Or should we say, multiverse.

Astrophysics

Parenting Predicts How Long Children Will Live

A new study using a national sample of older people, just published from University College London, has revealed that style of parenting predicts how …

The Most Effective Way to Take a Break at Work

Some people have a relentless drive to work all the time. They’ll work through lunch breaks, stay late at the office, and even bring projects home to …

Herb gardens in small spaces

By <i>Starts at 60 Writers</i> • In <i>Crafts</i> • On <i>Thursday 3rd Mar, 2016</i><p>Herbs are a staple in many dishes, adding flavour and depth to your favourite meal. …

Savage Love: Dan keeps it short

<i>> Keep It Short, Savage, Expressed Sincerely</i><p>Feedback is always appreciated, KISSES.<p>I’m 30, happily married, with my husband since I was 17. First …

Me! Me! Me! Are we living through a narcissism epidemic?

From attention-seeking celebrities to digital oversharing and the boom in cosmetic surgery, narcissistic behaviour is all around us. How worried should we be about our growing self-obsession?<p>‘They unconsciously deny an unstated and intolerably poor self-image through inflation. They turn themselves …

Narcissism