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Want to Raise Really Smart Kids? Science Says Do This

If you've ever wondered what the real secret is for raising smarter children, there's something you can do about that.<p>Parents are always trying to find the next big trend in parenting--and for good reason, too. They want to know how to be better parents, how to raise healthier and more successful …

Looking back at the rise of Google’s new CEO, Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai, the rising star within Google’s ranks, has finally reached the top.<p>Since October, he had been overseeing the company’s day-to-day operations, and on Aug. 10, he got a title to match his responsibilities. Pichai will be the new CEO of Google when it restructures later this year as a …

Sundar Pichai

The number glitch that can lead to catastrophe

A surprisingly simple bug afflicts computers controlling planes, spacecraft and more – they get confused by big numbers. As Chris Baraniuk discovers, the glitch has led to explosions, missing space probes and more.<p>Tuesday, 4 June 1996 will forever be remembered as a dark day for the European Space …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Study Skills

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 4 Insights From Research

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to just look at someone and tell what they’re <i>really</i> like?<p>Sherlock Holmes does this all the time and it’s incredibly …

15 best Android VPN apps

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are among the best security tools a web surfer can have. You can use them to surf otherwise seedy public WiFi with more security and privacy. They can even get around firewalls, and the list of potential uses goes on and on. Whatever the reason, VPNs are powerful and …

Apps

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

For all the times you need to cool down fast<p>We've all had intensely stressful moments in life where you find yourself wishing that wine came in those convenient six-packs of juice boxes with the pop-in straws. As genius as that may sound, getting sloshed before an important meeting or moment in …

Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Body language is older and more innate for us as humans than even language or facial expressions. That’s why people born blind can perform the same body language expressions as people who can see. They come pre-programmed with our brains.<p>I’ve always been …

Body Language

Beautiful Woven Refugee Tents Get Their Power from the Sun

Award-winning architect and designer Abeer Seikaly has developed a practical yet elegant solution to the need for lightweight, mobile, and …

The 8 Things the Happiest People Do Every Day

University of California professor Sonja Lyubomirsky details the things research shows the happiest people have in common.<p>Via The How of …

How to Exude Confidence and Truly Express Yourself in New Social Situations | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you ever wish you could walk into a room of unknown people and be completely at ease?<p>When you talk with someone new, you share your thoughts, …

Self-help

What to Do When You Just Don't Feel Like You Fit In

<b>I've always felt different, like I was born in the wrong time period, or maybe even on the wrong planet. I just don't "fit" anywhere or with anyone. You'd likely never realize this if you spent any amount of time with me, but it's true.</b><p>When I was younger, I got good at pretending to fit in. Talking …

Press Pause: How a Dose of Mindfulness Helped Me Overcome Procrastination

One of my role models is the amazing and brilliant Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post. When I had the opportunity to meet her at Wisdom 2.0 last year (in 2013) I was beyond ecstatic and inspired. When an editor from HuffPost reached out to me a few weeks later to ask if I'd be …

Be Yourself

We take for granted the power of self. We don't realize the perfection of individuality. God didn't make any mistakes. We derail the plan He had for our lives when we step in the way and try to become something we're not.<p>I've realized recently -- that when I'm 100 percent authentic and true to …

College & University

5 Ways to Let Go of Perfectionism and Still Excel at Anything

Like millions around the world, I caught World Cup fever. Watching the best of the best compete stirs up our own drive for excellence. You don't have to play team sports to know that winning is the biggest high, and if you love chasing after it, some experts might call that an addiction. That …

How You Can Make Friends With Change

Change can be daunting. It can push all our buttons, fear and confusion can arise, doubt or insecurity as such a time is full of so many unknowns. We are personally dealing with big changes right now: selling our house, downsizing, finding the next place, getting the timing right, letting go of all …

5 Things We Took for Granted as a Child

Moving out of home as we transition into adulthood is a wonderful thing. We gain independence, become self-reliant, and have the freedom to really discover who we are and what we want in life.<p>Sometimes we enjoy the independence of adulthood so much that we forget the things that make up who we …

How to Remove Scratches From Your Phone

Image: Mashable, Isar Chang<p>Whether it's from the car keys in your pocket or an accidental drop, our phones are bound to be victims of scratches and …

Someone Beat 'Super Mario Bros' In Under 5 Minutes

A video gamer who goes by "Blubbler" online just set a new world record for beating 1985's "Super Mario Bros." -- aka the original "Mario" game -- by completing it in 4 minutes and 57.69 seconds. That blows the previous record out of the water by a full two-fifths of a second.<p>It almost goes without …