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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 …

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 …

The Foop lets you grow a garden in your kitchen

A company from Japan has developed a stylish toaster-sized box in which you can grow plants, vegetables and herbs without the need of a garden -- or even a back yard.<p>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 …


10 Deer-Resistant Plants for Your Garden

These varieties are as close to Bambi-proof as you can get.<p>Apparently, they don't like certain textures, scents, and flavors.


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 …

Arctic Circle

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 …

Time Management

7 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Women's Health

According to Dr. Sanam Hafeez, a neuropsychologist and faculty member at Columbia University, there are three primary pillars of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, motivation to rationally look at a problem and find a solution, and the ability to develop social skills. Luckily, you can …

Emotional Intelligence

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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. …

The Brain
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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,” …

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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.


Parenting Predicts How Long Children Will Live

Your recall of what parenting was like during your childhood powerfully predicts how long you'll live, and even what might kill you.


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

Herbs are a staple in many dishes, adding flavour and depth to your favourite meal. Although dried herbs may suffice, nothing quite compares to fresh …


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 …