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The Gap Between The Science On Kids And Reading, And How It Is Taught

Mark Seidenberg is not the first researcher to reach the stunning conclusion that only a third of the nation's schoolchildren read at grade level. The reasons are numerous, but one that Seidenberg cites over and over again is this: The way kids are taught to read in school is disconnected from the …

Education

This Turmeric Golden Milk Recipe Will Relax Your Mind & Lull You To Sleep

As someone who struggles with insomnia, I'm always trying new sleep remedies and teas to help me get a little more rest at night. Sometimes they …

Coconut

5 Essential Vegetarian Slow Cooker Soups to Know by Heart

The slow cooker is the workhorse of my kitchen, and it is used so often that it holds a permanent place on the kitchen counter. Although this humble …

27 Healthy Foods You Need to Try This Year

While all of us may be tempted to reach for the bright, shiny, and unfamiliar food products that are stocked in our grocery store shelves or spontaneously buy items spotted on Instagram, Brit + Co’s doing the hard part for you by taste-testing these new packaged foods to highlight only the good …

Make-Ahead Hors d'Oeuvres

Hosting a party is stressful, whether it's a small get-together or a holiday fête for a crowd. The key is making as much food ahead of time as …

Recipes

3 Sauces Every Home Cook Should Know How to Make

Forget store-bought. These essential seafood sauces are not only whipped up with everyday pantry staples, they enhance the flavor of some of our …

24 Healthyish Meat-Free Comfort Foods That'll Make You Say "Whoa"

You won't miss the meat.

9 High-Protein, Low-Carb Recipes That You'll Want to Devour

Restricting yourself when it comes to what you eat can be challenging, but what about when you’re looking for high-protein, low-carb recipes? The …

Black Lives Matter and the Intrepid Lives That Preceded It

As an activist and a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, Patrisse Khan-Cullors spends a good amount of time talking to others, not infrequently with a bullhorn in her hand. Her childhood, however, was suffused with silence.<p>In “When They Call You a Terrorist,” written with the journalist …

The sparrows seem to be shrinking

Rising temperatures are breeding smaller birds.<p>In 1847, German biologist Carl Bergmann posited that cold climates give rise to bigger bodies, and that animals who live in warm places typically are smaller. It made sense, since bigger bodies preserve heat more efficiently than smaller ones.<p>One …

A Never-Before-Seen Virus Was Just Found in the Sea, and It Kills Bacteria

Their genomes are "quite different from other viruses."<p>When you think of a virus, you likely think of the microscopic agents that make life on land …

35 Quick-and-Easy Fat-Burning Recipes

From turkey burgers to banana smoothies, these simple calorie-burning recipes will help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

5 Habits From Billionaire Jeff Bezos That Can Help Anyone Advance Their Career

Tips from one of the world's richest men.<p>The year Jeff Bezos founded Amazon, Barnes and Noble was the nation’s dominant bookseller, opening new …

Jeff Bezos

Rural And City Women A Little Different In Age At First Sex, Number Of Kids

Where you live — in a city versus a rural area — could make a difference in how old you tend to be when you first have sex, what type of birth control you use and how many children you have.<p>These are the findings from federal data collected using the National Survey of Family Growth, which analyzed …

Can we actually stop using fossil fuels?

Tim McDonagh<p>Is it smart—or crazy stupid—to rely solely on wind, solar, and hydro?<p>This past July, as Dawn Lippert surfed the swells at her home beach in Honolulu, a rogue board sprang up and slammed her between the eyes. It could have been a knockout blow. But Lippert, a former high school soccer …

Groundbreaking new studies suggest the presence of a fourth dimension

We live in a three-dimensional reality. Because of that, it’s pretty hard to imagine what a four-dimensional reality might be like, but that isn’t …

Physics

Ujet is a folding, electric scooter with a very European look

CES 2018: Alpine Electronics Reveals 9-Inch Aftermarket CarPlay System That 'Hovers' in Front of Dash

Alpine Electronics at CES today unveiled a new aftermarket CarPlay system with a "hover" design that floats in front of the vehicle's dashboard instead of being embedded directly into it. The company said that the iLX-F309 "doesn't require custom installation," but professional help will still …

Android Auto

Fisker officially unveils its new EMotion all-electric vehicle with 400-mile range

After months of teasing, so much so that we had actually seen pretty much the entire vehicle and we have been aware of its main specs, Fisker officially launched its new EMotion all-electric vehicle at CES in Las Vegas last night.<p>Henrik Fisker, chairman and CEO of Fisker Inc., commented on the …

Electric Vehicles

Fisker at CES: A $130,000 electric sedan and a radical new battery technology

Henrik Fisker, the Los Angeles car designer and automobile entrepreneur, is best known for his long, flowing, smoothly muscular creations, from the BMW Z8 to the Aston-Martin V8 Vantage to the Fisker Karma.<p>His own companies have achieved less success than he'd like. His previous electric-car …

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

Entrepreneurship

1,000 Daily Ab Reps and These Diet Habits Have Shapprell Looking Beyond Fit at 46

Google the phrase "aging in reverse," and you'll likely see a picture of Shapprell Dallas smiling back at you. A 46-year-old mom and fitness instructor who resides in Florida, Shapprell doesn't look a day over 30, and her body is absolutely bangin'. Though it may look like she took a magical sip of …

Want to Work From Home? Here's the Best Advice From 3,000 People Who Are Doing It Right

Houzz polled its members and asked people who work from home for their best advice. Here's their collective wisdom.<p>Roughly 43 percent of Americans work from home at least some of the time; a fifth of us work from home primarily. Despite some companies recalling employees to the office, the overall …

Work from Home

You've Been Rolling Your Clothes All Wrong. Here's the Correct Way to Do It.

If you’re on Team Roll when it comes to the age-old fold-or-roll packing debate, you’ll want to listen up. Because you’ve probably been preforming …

Sewing

19 Smart Home Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Low-stress tricks and shortcuts.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

19 Bathtubs Around the World With Breathtaking Views

You'll want to spend the entire day soaking in these incredible landscapes.<p>There are several things that can make or break a trip: airport …

12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

Hiking

Power Prices Go Negative in Germany, a Positive for Energy Users

Germany has spent $200 billion over the past two decades to promote cleaner sources of electricity. That enormous investment is now having an unexpected impact — consumers are now actually paid to use power on occasion, as was the case over the weekend.<p>Power prices plunged below zero for much of …

Renewable Energy

How black teens express feeling depressed

Black adolescents may express depression symptoms differently than people from other age or racial groups—something clinicians need to keep in mind …

Teens