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'Skip time-outs' and 9 other parenting secrets to fixing your kids' bad behavior

<i>Editor's note: This was originally published in May, not long before the end of school. The start of a new school year seemed like a good time to</i> …

Parenting

The best games on Nintendo Switch

Just got a Switch? Here are the games you should pick up.<p>Few people expected the Nintendo Switch to be not just popular, but beloved. Its predecessor, the Wii U, was a disastrous misstep. Ahead of the Switch’s 2017 launch, Nintendo would have been forgiven if they’d focused on the 3DS and bringing …

Gaming

Child draws brutally honest picture of 'mummy' – but dad's is probably worse

Children are known for their honesty. At times, they say it how it is, and it's refreshing.<p>One mum, however, is probably feeling a little resentful. …

A list of 25 Principles of Adult Behavior by John Perry Barlow

Silicon Valley visionary John Perry Barlow died last night at the age of 70. When he was 30, the EFF founder (and sometime Grateful Dead lyricist) …

Ford built a baby bed that feels like it’s driving around the neighborhood

Some babies won’t sleep unless they get a nighttime cruise around the neighborhood, as many parents (my own included) can attest. That’s why Ford’s latest creation isn’t a car at all – it’s a small cot for babies called Max Motor Dreams (via CNET) that simulates a drive using sound and motion, …

‘Bro, I’m Going Rogue’: The Wall Street Informant Who Double-Crossed the FBI

On the night he cut a deal with the FBI, Guy Gentile was on his way to a Connecticut casino for his cousin’s bachelor party. He’d jetted up from the …

Let The 10th Doctor Teach You Einstein's General Relativity in 3 Minutes

Who better to explain space-time?<p>On 14 March 2017, the world celebrated what would have been Albert Einstein's 138th birthday. But while all of us …

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things

Want your kids to lead happy and fulfilled lives? Here are some tips for getting them started on the right foot.<p>We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for …

Take a Quick Tour of the Mind-Boggling Universe of Mathematics

Math is often considered synonymous with pain, boredom and frustration. It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “ugh, it’s like doing math.” But math …

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? Help Them Destroy This Crippling Source of Self-Doubt

Researchers were shocked how quickly girls learned to believe that men are smarter than women.<p>Of course girls can be smart! But they can't be "really, really smart"--the way boys can be--right?<p>It probably bothers you to read that, and it should. For one thing, it's obviously not true. …

Google is bringing AI to your Raspberry Pi

Face-recognition, speech-to-text translation, and sentiment analysis are among tools that could be coming to the Pi.<p>Google is planning to bring …

Found: Safety Skin Reflective Spread makes your body shine

We’ve seen reflective spray for clothing, reflective paint for bikes, and now? A reflective stick for your body. Called Safety Skin, the reflective …

How Much Good Does Not Drinking for a Month Actually Do?

January seems like the perfect month to lay off the booze for a bit, but why would you? Why?<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Netherlands</i><p>The realisation that you've spent a year making a toxic wasteland of your body came on January 2nd, when you stumbled out of some house party coughing up …

Casio's latest rugged smartwatch runs Android Wear 2.0, debuts in April

Casio unveiled its first smartwatch last year with the rugged WSD-F10, and now the company is launching an update that adds GPS functionality and …

The 42 most anticipated video games of 2017

A bumper guide to the most exciting, innovative and impressive new games of the coming year<p>Every new year brings with it the promise of astonishing video games, but what does 2017 have in store? Will this be a vintage year?<p>From returning legends to innovative new projects, there’s an impressive …

Sequels

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

Workouts

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

Steals and deals from Amazon, Target, Walmart and 13 other retailers.<p>The big retailers launch holiday sales the day after Halloween, and the flow of …

5 Techniques To Understand Machine Learning Algorithms Without the Background in Mathematics

Where does theory fit into a top-down approach to studying machine learning?In the traditional approach to teaching machine learning, theory comes …