Mike Klaczko

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How often you hold your baby actually affects their DNA, study finds

A loving mother’s caress is more than simple comfort to an infant. Scientists have known for decades that touch is critically important for a child’s …

Use Excel to Keep Your Family Organized

In my first post-college employed position, I worked for a boss who loved Excel spreadsheets. She thought nearly everything could be put into “boxes …

Give Your Kids a Playlist of Your Favorite Songs

“Uptown got its hustlers, the Bowery got its bums. Forty-second Street got big Jim Walker, he a pool-shootin’ son of a gun.”<p>Jim Croce sang those …

Start Homework 'Consulting Hours'

The homework wars seem to be a hallmark of weekday evenings with school-age kids, and parents are always the ones defeated. As my daughter heads to …

End Your Kids' Nagging and Negotiating with Three Simple Words

When kids want something, they'll ask..and ask...and ask until you cave in. You can teach them to unlearn this annoying negotiation tactic by saying …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

Watch This DIY Compound Crossbow Come to Life

Crossbows are very cool weapons that require a bit of ingenuity to build. This do-it-yourself crossbow is powerful, accurate, and can be built in your garage.<p>Crossbows have been in existence for thousands of years, which means that the basic mechanical properties of crossbow are pretty much nailed …

Making Your Own Coffee Can Forge

Soup can, paint can, coffee can forge. Lots of people seem to think that casting and forging is out of their grasp, technically, financially, and in terms of the risks involved. Certainly getting deeply into smithing can mean all of that, but it’s really not that hard to create your own micro force …

Skinny Queso Dip

June 18, 2014<p><i>posted in</i> appetizer, game day // 36 <i>Comments »</i><p><i>An amazingly cheesy and creamy dip that you can enjoy guilt-free. It’s so good, you’ll want</i> …

How to Make Your Own Beef Jerky

Slow-cook the ultimate, protein-packed snack right in your kitchen<p>Jerky might be the world’s greatest portable protein. But you don’t have to swerve into a convenience store every time you need a fix.<p>“If you make your own jerky, you have ultimate control over the flavor,” says Benkei O’Sullivan, …

How to Survive a Terrorist Attack

When horrible events happen, people want to know why. Why was a random group of people targeted to have their innocent day destroyed by violence and …

What to Do in an Active Shooter Situation | The Art of Manliness

It’s a sad fact of life in the 21st century that active shootings have become a regular occurrence in the United States. In other parts of the world, …

Self Defense

Want to Raise Resilient Kids? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This

Improve your resiliency--or teach your kids to be mentally tougher--with these important practices.<p>Resilience is defined as "the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness."<p>There's no surprise that it's a characteristic of some of the world's most successful people. It's also a …

Self-improvement

The Hyperloop Is About to Test Its Wicked-Fast Propulsion System

The Hyperloop is one small step closer to shuttling us around the country like paper flying through the pneumatic tubes banks used in the …

The tragically powerful story behind the lone German who refused to give Hitler the Nazi salute

August Landmesser, the lone German refusing to raise a stiff right arm amid Hitler's presence at a 1936 rally, had been a loyal Nazi.<p>Landmesser joined the Nazi Party in 1931 and began to work his way up the ranks of what would become the only legal political affiliation in the country.<p>After his …

Missing in Action

15 Fall Dinners from the Slow Cooker

With shorter days and crisper temperatures heading our way, having a warm, home-cooked dinner waiting for us when we walk in the door is such a …

Cooking

Gun Control: Fashionable Prohibition for Modern Lawmakers

With the latest school shooting, all humane people are expected to jump up and do something to stop the next shooting. The most popular response …

Gun Control

Over 8,400 NASA Apollo moon mission photos just landed online, in high-resolution

Space fans, rejoice: today, just about every image captured by Apollo astronauts on lunar missions is now on the Project Apollo Archive Flickr …

Grow Full Size Fruits In a Fraction Of The Area With Bonsai Trees

<i>Bon sai</i> is an art that has been practiced in Asia for many centuries. It isn’t genetically altered to make it smaller. Bonsai trees are grown from …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Flickr

Sheepdogs, and A World Without Guns • The Havok Journal

The human wolves are your typical bad guys. These are the people that commit the violent crimes while totally ignoring a moral code, established law …

Border Collie

Are Dogs Empathetic? It Depends on the Individual Dog

Dog behavioral and cognition studies, like their human counterparts, are often lacking in one thing: numbers. It’s difficult to get as many dogs and …

Top 10 Greatest Firearms Designers

Despite the fact that we don’t all live in a nation where guns are freely available to all and sundry, most of us will have heard of the designers or …

Grilling Lies Debunked by a Grill Master

<i>Welcome to Grillist, our annual celebration of all things smoke and fire. Join us all summer long as we get up in your grill with expert BBQ advice,</i> …

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day