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Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind

Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy, and whether you are a parent who does so. The idea behind it is from Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, who runs the Making Caring Common project, aimed to help teach kids to be kind.<p>I know, you’d …

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23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

Meet the Amateur Street Photographer Taking China by Storm

Street View<br>Tao Liu<p>1 of 15<p>Early in October, in the third-tier Chinese city of Hefei in the province of Anhui, the young street photographer Tao Liu …

Street Photography

Dubai Buildings Are So High, You Can Look Down at the Clouds

Daniel Cheong's surreal cityscape photos capture some of the world's tallest skyscrapers engulfed in fog. The photographer stakes out incredible vantage points in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to shoot the tops of ghostly gray buildings as they puncture the thick carpet of fog.<p>Because …

Skyscrapers

10 Simple Ways to Live Happy

Have you ever met anyone so happy it didn’t seem quite normal? Like, where are you getting all of those endorphins? We’re packed in the worst …

Happiness

The real reason Ferguson is boarding up its storefronts

In early November, as rumors spread that the grand jury decision in the case of Darren Wilson was about to be released, Ferguson began to board itself up. Nearly all stores on the small area of West Florissant Avenue that has been the hub of protest activity are boarded, save for Ferguson Burger …

Justice

Why the Charger Hellcat can't be ordered with a manual transmission

Fans of truly irreverent amounts of horsepower will find lots to love in the form of the 2015 Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcat models. Both of them send 707 ridiculous horsepower to the rear wheels; the only question is whether you want your absurdity delivered with two or four doors. Oh, and …

9 DIYs for Your Coziest Fall Living Room EVER

These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.<p>It's time to curl up with a good book and some hot chocolate. These little additions will help you make your living space an even comfier place.

DIY Book Box Hiding Spot

Sometimes shelves get bogged down with essential storage items that aren’t very visually appealing. Baskets are one way to keep things organized and …

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30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Famous Novels Turned into Beautifully Intricate Works of Book Art

Tokyo-based artist and designer Tomoko Takeda turns literary masterpieces into stunning works of visual art in her series <i>ものがたりの断片</i> (<i>monogatari no danpen</i>, trans. “story fragments”). With a brilliant eye for form and structure, Takeda cuts and carves away at the pages of books to form intricate, …

Books

Chilling Photos of Antarctica Juxtaposed with Warm Weather Objects

Photographer Gray Malin traveled 8,092 miles to capture his beautifully poignant series titled <i>Antarctica: The White Continent</i>. Drawn to the natural landscape of this glacier-covered place and the formation of floating icebergs, he used it as a backdrop to raise awareness about climate change. The …

Climate Change

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

19 Things Remarkable People Think Every Day

Each is a small thing, but each also has the power to change your life... and the lives of the people around you.

'Flight of the Navigator' is a horror film about the terror of time dilation and missing children

One of the better aspects of being a parent is the ability to revisit pop culture from your childhood with fresh eyes.<p>My children and I have watched everything from <i>The Princess Bride</i> to <i>The Dark Crystal</i> together, and as an adult I always see things i missed as a child. Then we watched <i>Flight of the</i> …

DIY: Pumpkin Carving Ideas, Milky Way Edition

Every year I attempt to carve a pumpkin that’s somewhat on the subtler end of the spectrum from the wide, toothy grinned pumpkins of my childhood. …

In Life and at Home, Leaps are Scary (But Worth It)

(Image credit: Ashley Poskin)<p>I have such respect and admiration for folks who make huge — and sometimes dramatic — changes in their life, whether …

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