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The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

Cooking

I Bribed My Kids With a Rewards Jar and Mellowed Out My Family

Three mason jars and a ridiculous amount of glitter changed me from a reactionary parent into a dad who sets boundaries for his kids and …

Parenting

20 Cheap Landscaping Fixes That Look Expensive

Fake it until you make it with these cheap landscaping fixes that look expensive.<p>With minimal materials and effort, you can build this beautiful …

Landscaping

Insider Secrets Only Landscapers Know (But Won't Tell You)

Whether it's having hardscape features installed, performing chores, or selecting plants for the yard, it's helpful to become wise to the insider …

Landscaping

7 Popular Kitchen Backsplashes, Ranked From Least To Most Expensive

Our marble dreams are quickly slipping away from us.<p>There's a reason pros recommend budgeting a 20 percent buffer into any reno project (unexpected costs WILL happen), so it's important to have a handle on the costs you <i>can</i> control upfront. As sexy as that solid piece of marble was you saw on …

Kitchens

99 Percent of Job Seekers Fail to Answer "Why Do You Want This Job" Correctly. Here's Why

An innocent response could cost you the job.<p>As a career coach, I work with people every day on interview preparation. Interviews are a form of public speaking. 99 percent of people fear public speaking more than death. Thus, it's no wonder interviews unnerve my clients. Not only do we go over all …

Employment

The 20 Ways You’re Doing the Wrong Thing for Your Lawn

Maintain your lawn by learning how to avoid common mistakes.<p>Taller grass means a healthier lawn. It shades the soil surface, keeps the soil from …

Gardening

5 Genius Insights to Start a Lucrative Side Hustle

Top entrepreneurs share how their first side hustles made them successful today.<p>Acorns grow into oak trees. Many successful entrepreneurs started …

Entrepreneurship

These Unbelievable Hacks Will Keep Mosquitos Away For Good

Mosquitos certainly know how to ruin a pleasant summer evening. Avoid them this summer by using one of these unique (and very effective) …

Hacking

No Brush? No Problem. Here’s How to Clean Your Grill

Getting ready for a cookout, but don't have that grill brush on hand? Clean the grill with ease using this clever trick before cooking up those …

BBQ

Add This 1 Thing to Your To-Do List to Start Smashing Through Your Work

You have the tasks figured out. But do you know exactly when you'll tackle each one?<p>Science shows that the "humble" to-do list actually can be incredibly powerful. Make one at night with actionable steps for the upcoming day, for example, and you might actually sleep better knowing what you're …

Time Management

What Is the Difference Between the Keto Diet and the Atkins Diet? - Chowhound

Now that grilling season has kicked off, the idea of eating an unlimited amount of barbecue sounds like a dream. I mean, who wouldn’t want to pile up …

Nutrition

20 Delicious High-Protein Foods to Eat

Protein makes up the building blocks of organs, muscles, skin, hormones and pretty much everything that matters in your body.<p>For this reason, you …

Nutrition

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

Handy

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

The secret to... raising unentitled children

<b>Beware prioritising material possessions over time spent with your child.</b> Children are like sponges and will soak up what’s around them, so your actions are important. If you want – and get – stuff all the time, they will expect that, too. Spend time with them, listen to them, talk to them. Help …

Parenting

The Only Sauce You'll Need This Summer

It’s officially Summer Sauce season. When fresh herbs start popping up in gardens and at farmers’ markets, it’s time to break out your food processor …

Recipes

Amazon's monthly STEM toy subscription box is about to turn your kid into a little genius

Any future Elon Musks or Marie Curies out there?<p>For those parents with kids who could not give a shit about the <i>Bubble Guppies</i> or other educational …

Kids

Child Behavior Problems: What's Normal and What Isn't

Children are supposed to break the rules sometimes. Testing limits is how they learn about themselves and the world. The consequences you give them …

Parenting

25 Easy Breakfast Recipes with Eggs — Recipes from The Kitchn

Eggs are tiny miracle workers in the kitchen. They can be stored in the fridge for a long time and they are cheap, hard to mess up, and one of the …

Breakfast

Recipe: Firecracker Chicken Thighs — Recipes from The Kitchn

There is one important thing you should know about getting this chicken on the dinner table: You're gonna need to put out plenty of extra napkins. …

Cooking

The Restaurant Trick That Most Home Cooks Are Afraid to Try

KevinDyer/Getty Images<p><i>This story originally appeared on Myrecipes.com by Briana Riddock.</i><p>This week, our team encountered an old school trick that is …

Kitchens

15 Summer Sandwiches That Won’t Get Soggy at the Beach

Beach season has officially hit—which means it’s time bust out the shades, dust off your surfboard (or if we're being real—boogie board), and get …

Healthy Eating

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

Self-improvement

Area 51 Scientist Reveals On Deathbed: UFOs Are Real & Aliens Work For US Government ( VIDEO)

A top aerospace Area 51 scientist who died this summer blew the whistle of multiple unbelievable details. According to him, UFOs are real and as a …

Paranormal

20 Cool Dinners for Hot Nights

Winter nights usually mean big-batch soups and cozy Crock-Pot meals, but summer ushers in a new style of cooking: easy, effortless, and fresh meals …

Healthy Eating

‘No Laughing or Screaming Allowed’ Is a Fast-Paced Storytelling Game That Will Have Everyone In Stitches

It's a tension-breaking, attitude-melter for a really crappy day.<p>“No Laughing or Screaming Allowed” is a hilarious storytelling game (and exercise in …

Parenting

Top Child Discipline Techniques and Ideas

As any parent with more than one child or child care provider can attest, what works in terms of a disciplinary approach for one child may not work …

Parenting

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

Meditation