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The best way to motivate your kids, according to a behavioral economist

In other ways, kids are just mini-adults. Motivation is a key example of this similarity: The things that encourage us to perform better at work are the same things that encourage them to do well in school and beyond.<p>That's according to Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioral economics …

Americans are rejecting the 'homeschool myth' — and experts say the misunderstood education might be better than public or charter schools

During Betsy DeVos' recent three-hour confirmation hearing to become President Donald Trump's education secretary, charter schools came up no fewer than 60 times. Homeschooling was mentioned once.<p>Charter schools have become a significant part of the US public-education system and now educate 2.5 …

From Steve Jobs to Winston Churchill: 9 life lessons from history's most successful people

We all need a little inspiration and motivation sometimes.<p>If you want to achieve your goals, who better to look to than some of the most successful …

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Georgetown basketball team’s bus crashed while traveling to Villanova

The Georgetown men’s basketball team’s bus was involved in a traffic accident Monday while traveling north on I-95 to Villanova ahead of Tuesday’s game against the No. 2 Wildcats.<p>“The accident involved another vehicle and occurred on I-95 North outside of Baltimore,” a Georgetown team spokesman …

A quarter of adults in the U.S. have hearing loss because of noise

Forty million American adults have lost some hearing because of noise, and half of them suffered the damage outside the workplace, from everyday exposure to leaf blowers, sirens, rock concerts and other loud sounds, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.<p>A quarter of people …

More than 100,000 visas have been revoked because of Trump's Muslim ban

More than 100,000 visas have been revoked because of President Trump's executive order banning the citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries from …

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Just one quick glance at Instagram reveals hordes of muscled men posing for shirtless selfies in the mirrors of gym changing rooms. And despite the studied casualness of their poses, their desperation is almost tangible. "Please like me," their pictures practically scream, ‘go on, click …

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Final Fantasy 15’s worst chapter gets fixed next month (update)

Lots of big updates are on the way<p><i>Final Fantasy 15</i> is getting a series of major updates beginning Feb. 21, as director Hajime Tabata revealed during the latest live broadcast dedicated to the game. Among the changes inbound over the next few months, as translated by Gematsu, are the previously …

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