Molly Huckaby

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How Family Trees Work

I have never been able to remember what a "first cousin" is, much less a "first cousin, once removed." But don't worry, there's YouTube. In the video …

Engaging Youth Is Key to Their Success and Ours

Where you live, what you can do and whom you know have always mattered when it comes to moving up the economic and social ladder. Fair or not, geography, ability and influence have long affected how far many Americans get in life.<p>But with a sluggish recovery, an increasingly competitive global …

Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

Walmart's 'Made in USA' push exposes strains of manufacturing rebirth | Reuters

(Reuters) - When Walmart pledged last year to buy an extra $250 billion in U.S.-made goods over the next decade, it appeared to be just what was needed to help move America’s putative manufacturing renaissance from rhetoric to reality.<p>An "Assembled in the USA" stamp is seen at the side of a box …

Here's A Lot Of Beefcake In The Name Of Being Kind To Animals

Three years into combining her passions for shelter animals and hunky men, Sande Riesett still has a wish list of hot guys she'd like to see snuggling with pit bulls and little kittens -- among them actors Kevin Bacon, Danny Trejo and Mickey Rourke, and baseball player Mark Buehrle.<p>She wants to …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

25 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You Smarter

1. Mental Floss<p>2. Google Facts<p>3. Neil deGrasse Tyson<p>4. Joanne Manaster<p>5. Juliana Rotich<p>6. TEDTalks<p>7. NASA<p>8. DARPA<p>9. Melinda Gates<p>10. Brian Solis<p>11. …

Smithsonian Libraries Launches Three Courses on iTunes U, More Courses Coming Soon

The Smithsonian Libraries today launched three courses of selected content on iTunes U that focus on topics in early aviation and space history. This …

Coding the Curriculum: How High Schools Are Reprogramming Their Classes

<b>There are no lockers in the hallways</b> at Beaver Country Day School. Instead, backpacks and tote bags line either side of the floor while students step …

High Schools to Compete for $100 Million in New Race to the Top-Style Contest

<b>UPDATED</b><p>Today, the Obama administration will announce details of a $100 million competition for high schools that better prepare students for college …

6 Action Tips In Attending Meetings with Confidence

Do you find yourself in a meeting where you are a significant attendee because of your role in the team, family or company, but quietly listening and …

Self-confidence

The 23 Best Parts Of Being A Book Lover

Celebrate it, bibliophiles.

17 Inspirational Sayings That Are Actually Realistic

It's time to keep it real.

'Let's Explore': David Sedaris On His Public Private Life

<i>This interview was originally broadcast on April 24, 2013.</i><p>David Sedaris writes personal stories, funny tales about his life growing up in a Greek family outside of Raleigh, N.C., about working as an elf in Santa's workshop at Christmastime, and about living abroad with his longtime partner, Hugh. …

11 Lessons That 'Jane Eyre' Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How To Live Well

Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre" was published on this day in 1847.<p>While I'm a very big fan of most Victorian literature, "Jane Eyre" made an impression on me that other novels formerly hadn't. "Jane Eyre" is not just a gothic romance novel. It's a bildungsroman, a coming-of-age story. It is the …

Divers In Russia Dredge Up A Half-Ton Chunk Of Meteorite

Remember that bus-sized meteor that stunned thousands and injured hundreds across Russia when it entered the atmosphere and produced a massive shockwave last February?<p>Well what survived the incredible temperatures came crashing into Lake Chebarkul in central Russia, and today, divers dredged up a …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature