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Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

Alcoholics who smoke weed every day have healthier livers, study finds

Medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states, with a laundry list of positive uses including pain control and controlling nausea. But according to a …

Cannabis

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

Cryptocurrency

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip their …

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

Black History

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids

This 2-step tool can bring them out of chaos and into confidence. It works for grownups, too.<p>My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing …

A Search for a Lost Hammer Led to the Largest Cache of Roman Treasure Ever Found in Britain

When Eric Lawes set off for a field in Hoxne village, Suffolk on November 16, 1992, it wasn’t on a treasure hunt. The metal detector he’d received as …

Archaeology

Start a new (good) habit, kill an old (bad) one

<b>(CNN) —</b> Odds are, you are trying to break a bad habit or institute a good one right now. As a species, we are impressively committed to self-improvement, and most of us believe that habits are an effective means to that end.<p>Habits -- actions performed with little conscious thought and often …

CNN

These 82 Alien Species Are In Contact With Earth [VIDEO]

Over the years various sources such as official documents, videos, images and compelling testimony from eye-witnesses have attested to the fact that …

12 Financial Goals For Each Month Of 2018

Implementing new financial practices at the beginning of the year is a great idea in theory. In practice, trying to overhaul your finances all at once might be too much. You don’t want to attack your finances with vigor on January 1 and then wear yourself out by January 10. Instead, you want to …

Personal Finance

Mom Writes Brilliant Letter To Entitled Teenager Informing Him He Must Now Pay Rent

Every parent has their own way of dealing with a child who doesn't want to play by the rules of the house, their punishment more or less severe …

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

Dogs

20 Common Things People Realize When They Quit Drinking Alcohol

Of all the culturally conditioned behaviors we’ve mindlessly adopted, alcoholism is one of the most curious. We know it is highly detrimental to …

Archaeologists confirm that ‘Tomb of Christ’ dates back to ancient Roman times

After more than 15 years of study, experts are laying out the evidence revealing how far back the history goes for the room-sized shrine in Jerusalem …

These Are the Chores Your Child Should Be Doing This Year Based on Their Age

If you're a mama who feels like she's doing literally everything around the house, including picking up after your very capable kids, we know how you …

Kids

Ban on killer robots urgently needed, say scientists

Technology now exists to create autonomous weapons that can select and kill human targets without supervision as UN urged to outlaw them<p>The movie portrays a brutal future. A military firm unveils a tiny drone that hunts and kills with ruthless efficiency. But when the technology falls into the …

Want to boost your credit score? Break it down.

You probably know a higher credit score can make it easier for you to get a loan. But what really goes into your score—and how can you improve …

When Walter White Won

<i>On October 10, Abrams Books will release</i> Breaking Bad 101: The Complete Critical Companion<i>, featuring reviews of every episode of the series by</i> …

North Korea’s top diplomat says strike against U.S. mainland is ‘inevitable’

North Korea’s foreign minister warned Saturday that a strike against the U.S. mainland is “inevitable” because President Trump mocked leader Kim Jong Un with the belittling nickname “little rocketman.”<p>U.S. bombers, escorted by fighter jets, flew off the North Korean coast in a show of force shortly …

North Korea

10 Things Lefties Do Better

Lefties make up a small, but mighty group. At around 10 percent of the Western population, they are clearly dwarfed in numbers alone by right-handers …

Earth Is Now a Hybrid Planet, According to This Strange New Classification

Thanks, Anthropocene.<p>Humanity's indelible impact on our home planet has marked the dawn of a whole new geological epoch, a sweeping change that could …

This Neuroscientist Shares How to Hack Your Brain So You Can Reach Peak Success

You won't stay smart forever by accident. Here's how to care for your brain so you get the most from it.<p>Recently, my editor invited me to write an advice letter to my 17-year-old self. It was an opportunity to reflect on the many benefits of 50+ years life experience. Of course, the flip side was …

The Brain

These 20 Sneakers Look Just Like Dress Shoes

We honestly get excited with each new wave of the sneaker trend—it only solidifies them as the shoes we can't live without. With each new season …

Shoes

How to spot the massive asteroid passing by Earth right now

Its name is Florence, and it's basically a mountain speeding through space. Here's how to catch it as it zips by as close as it will come in our lifetimes.<p>A mountain-sized asteroid named Florence is passing closer by Earth this week than it will for the next 400 years. While the space rock poses no …

'I'm terrified': White nationalist Christopher Cantwell cries in video about Charlottesville protest

A white nationalist who was featured in a Vice News documentary about the "Unite the Right" Charlottesville marchers at the weekend has posted a video in which he tearfully complains about his current plight.<p>Christopher Cantwell took part in the rally in support of Confederate hero Robert E Lee in …

Rights & Freedoms

The 10 highest-paying jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree

You don't need a four-year degree to pursue a high-paying job.<p>According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are plenty of jobs that pay more than $77,000 and require only a two-year associate degree, postsecondary nondegree certificate, or even just a high-school …

Employment

7 earthquakes struck Oklahoma in 28 hours for a disturbing reason

The wave started Tuesday night, when five quakes struck the central part of the state, and extended into the early hours of Thursday as two more hit, according to the United States Geological Survey.<p>All of the earthquakes were between magnitude 2 and magnitude 5, and no significant damage was …

Geology