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These 3 apps can help you monitor your teens' activities online

Typical teens live on their phones nowadays — and often their parents don't have a clue what they're doing on them, who they're talking to, or what they're typing.<p>But three apps that you can download onto your kids' phones right now can change that, by enabling you to monitor not just your child's …

Atul Gawande's Speech, "The Mistrust of Science," is a Must Read

Gawande exhorts the young CalTech grads to support scientific thinking in a skeptical world.<p>On June 10th, the <i>New Yorker</i> Staff Writer, surgeon, and medical researcher Atul Gawande delivered a commencement address to the graduating class at the California Institute of Technology on the importance of …

7 Kid-Friendly Foods to Grill for Memorial Day

Get ready for family cookouts.<p>Kids can be picky eaters, but when it comes to summer cookouts, we've got you covered.<p>Kids can assemble their own tasty …

20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

Home Decorating

Scientists Have Found The Secret To Learning Twice As Fast

As we go through life, there's always that one thing we'd like to drop everything and do. Whether it's a dream project or a new profession that seems …

Learning

Sheryl Sandberg and Christine Lagarde have done nothing to advance feminism

The novelist Elena Ferrante last year told Vanity Fair she worried that young women like her daughters “appear convinced that the freedom they’ve inherited is part of the natural state of affairs and not the temporary outcome of a long battle that is still being waged, and in which everything could …

Feminism

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Want to find out how successful people become successful? Actually, they share common qualities that have allowed them to do well in their particular …

Wells Fargo Conversations

A trust can be a great tool for passing assets to your descendants and can also help your grandchildren meet their goals.<p>Trusts may be helpful …

15 Ways to Use Pantone’s Colors of the Year in Your Living Room

Pantone’s 2016 colors took us a bit by surprise, but we are falling madly in love with the Rose Quartz and Serenity color combination, both on our bods and in our favorite stores. Our home is the next natural place to incorporate the hues, so we are taking to the living room for a little pastel + …

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Christmas Cake and Cupcake Recipes

Dessert

Pumpkin Cheesecake Lasagna

It's the pumpkin cheesecake equivalent of Mt. Everest.<p>Directions<p>In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and ¼ cup sugar until light and …

Dessert

This 15-year-old won $25,000 for devising a genius way to harvest energy from the ocean

The 15-year-old from Boca Raton, Florida, won this year's Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for designing a probe to generate power and fresh water for developing countries by harvesting it from ocean currents.<p>She was awarded $25,000 and the title of "America's Top Young Scientist" …

Browned-Butter Pound Cake — Bake-Ahead Batches

The pound cake is the underdog of the dessert world. It’s not flashy. It’s old-fashioned. It’s simple. But I implore you to take a closer look. If …

Dessert

Forget Cobblers And Crisps, This Is The New Fruity Dessert That Has Me Hooked!

Apple Brownies<p>Save<p>While chocolate brownies will always reign supreme in our hearts, these apple brownies blew us away and really got us in the mood …

5 Good Places to Find Educational Video Content for Your Class

‘SchoolTube.com is the nation's largest K-12 moderated video sharing platform, specifically designed for students and educators - exclusively …

Why Singapore has the smartest kids in the world

<b>Singapore (CNN) —</b> It's a world-class teacher's pet -- a straight-A student that's top of the class: Singapore is officially the country with the smartest high-school kids in the world.<p>The country's academic success has helped it become a thriving economy, and the way it has built its education …

Education

Caramel Is Good, but Salted Caramel Is Better: 10 Recipes to Try

Peanut butter and jelly, spaghetti and meatballs, chocolate and peanut butter. Some things are just better together, including caramel and salt. Just …

How to save $1 million for retirement

<i>I want to start a Roth IRA account and build the balance to $1 million. How much do I have to invest to do that? --M.G., California</i><p>I admire your optimism. At a time when many, if not most, investors are fixated on market volatility and worried about losing their shirts should the market melt down …

Retirement

8 Excellent Blended Learning Tools for Teachers

September 25, 2015 <br>In its basic and simplest definition, blended learning is an instructional methodology, a teaching and learning approach that …

Brown Butter Pumpkin Bundt Cake

I kind of really wish this would have been my birthday cake yesterday. It wasn’t, but I’m still dreaming about it.All those brown flecks in the …

Dessert

20 Teenage Entrepreneurs Set for Success | Inc.com

These teen entrepreneurs serve as inspiration for people of all ages, showing that hard work and ingenuity can lead to great things. Here are 20 teens who have gained serious notice in the business world.<p><b>Nick D'Aloisio, Summly</b><p>Like many other young entrepreneurs, D'Aloisio taught himself to code at …

Entrepreneurship

Free Training at Microsoft Virtual Academy - Introduction to ASP.NET 5

In 2013, Jon Galloway, Damian Edwards, and myself went up to film a LIVE 8 hour long Microsoft Virtual Academy training session called "Building Web …

Software Development

20 Apps Making Programming for Kids Exciting (Updated 2017)

How can programming for kids be fun? Through play, of course, and what better way than through apps!<p>Learning to code is similar to learning a second …

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

This 8-Year-Old Entrepreneur Will Inspire All Your Shark Tank Dreams

This year’s Re:Make was overflowing with creativity and innovations in tech, business <i>and</i> thinking.<p>Aside from all of that inspo-worthy stuff — and the announcement of the first batch of #IAMCREATIVE Foundation winners — an eight-year-old had his time to shine on the Re:Make stage and left everyone …

Best Credit Card For Earning American Miles

<b>Update: This offer for the Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® are expired. Learn more about the current offer here.</b><p>On …

How to Transform Self-Criticism into Self-Appreciation

<b>“Stop hating yourself for everything you aren't. Start loving yourself for everything that you are.” ~Unknown</b><p>They stop you dead in your …