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Yahoo and AOL just gave themselves the right to read your emails (again)

Though Yahoo was already scanning its users' emails to maximize ad opportunities, doubling-down on the policy could raise eyebrows in a post-Cambridge Analytica world.<p>Oath, the media division of Verizon that runs both AOL and Yahoo, is finally unifying the privacy policy of its two giant legacy …

Privacy

You Might Wish You Could Swap Decades After Watching this Video Reenacting Differences Between 1988 Moms and 2018 Moms

I'm a 2018 mom, but I'm also a product of 1980s parents, so the generational battle over which decade gets child-raising right is honestly a toss-up for me. Sure, it'd be nice to let my kids roam the neighborhood without trying to track their location with an iPhone app, but things are better now, …

iPhone Apps

Humboldt Broncos survivor Nick Shumlanski describes crash, aftermath

Nick Shumlanski was one of the only members of the Humboldt Broncos to walk away from a horrific April 6 crash that claimed 15 lives. On Sunday, CTV …

Humboldt Broncos

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Yoga

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you?

Taping over the lens is just the first step in keeping online snoopers out of your business<p>Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I …

James Comey

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalized nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical makeup. <b>Eat Right 4 Your Type</b>, commonly known as the blood type diet, was published in 1996 by naturopathic doctor Peter J. D'Adamo. According to <b>Eat 4 Your</b> …

Wellness

17 behind-the-scenes secrets you didn't know about the making of 'Titanic'

Sink or swim? While history looks back on James Cameron's towering epic film "Titanic" as one of the greatest box office hits of all time, there were many, many times where its success was less than certain. The production of the deeply ambitious big-budget spectacle was fraught with peril — and we …

Box Office

Easy Ways to Instill Self-Confidence in Your Kids

What do you see when you look in the mirror? Do you see an amazing human being, perfect, whole, and complete just the way you are? Or, like so many …

Kids

How Will My Kids Remember Me?

Have you ever thought about how your kids will look back and remember you when they are grown? When the days that seemed to last so long breaking up …

Parenting

This Is Why You Feel So Bad About Your "Choice" To Be A SAHM Or Working Mom

Ask any U.S. mom why she decided to return to work, or stay at home, and I guarantee she has an Excel file tabulating the income versus child-care …

Parenting

15 Questions To Get Your Kids Talking

Everyday in the car ride home I always ask my boys, “How was your day?”<p>To my frustration the answer is always, “Good.”<p>That’s it. All I get.<p>So, being …

Parenting

No, There Is no Such Thing as ADHD

No, there is no such thing as ADHD. Somewhere along the line we have lost the understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids are …

Psychology

5 Steps to Quit Yelling at Your Kids—and What to Do Instead

If you erupt when your kids don’t listen or when the play becomes wild, we get it. But here’s how to stop your tirades once and for all—even when you really, really (really) want to yell.<p>A while ago I almost broke a blood vessel in my eye from yelling at my three kids to go to bed. Another time, I …

Parenting

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you learn to recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, …

Self-help

Diastasis Recti Is The Condition Affecting Almost All Moms

After my second baby was born five years, I was told that I was the proud owner of a diastasis recti a little more than two finger widths wide. I had …

9 Self-Defense Strategies to Ward Off Bullying

Did you know that if your child is unprepared for bullying or unaware of his surroundings, he is more likely to be targeted? No one wants their child …

‘My illness has clouded your entire childhood’: A letter to my children from their mentally ill mother

opinion<p><b>Dear children.</b><p>There are some things that no child should have to do.<p>Visiting a parent in a psychiatric hospital is one of them.<p>You’ll never …

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

Happiness

'Time traveller born in 2043' claims 9/11 was engineered to bring the US together and stop second civil war

A self proclaimed 'time traveller who was born in the year 2043' has broadcasted his belief that 9/11 was an "engineered" event to bring the US …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

40 Tweets That Sum Up Life With 4-Year-Olds

Life with a 4-year-old is no cakewalk.<p>They may be out of the “terrible twos” and beyond the “threenager” phase, but there’s still plenty of angst and chaos to go around.<p>Fortunately, there’s humor too. We’ve rounded up 40 hilarious tweets about parenting 4-year-olds. Keep scrolling for some truly …

I Had To Break Up With My Mom To Be Happy — But It Still Hurts

Making the decision to eliminate a toxic person in your life is a very personal decision and a very hard decision — and it’s exactly what I just …

My 7-Year-Old A**hole

Tyler stands before me mimicking and mouthing the words I say as I ask him to take a time-out for ignoring me for the third time. His face is …

12 Books By Badass Women Authors To Light A Fire In Your Soul

Even if you weren’t <i>specifically</i> looking for inspiring reading that just so happens to be written by badass women, you are absolutely going to want to …

Books

What ‘I Hate You’ Really Means, And Other Teen Translations

“I hate you so much!” She <i>screeched</i>. “You won’t be invited to my wedding, and you will never, <i>ever</i> see your grandchildren!”<p>My teenage daughter was in a …

Dining Rooms

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Self-improvement

How to Stop Being a People-Pleaser (Without Being a Jerk)

I’m a recovering people-pleaser and I know the recovery will take a lifetime. Why do we care about pleasing other people so much? In short, we want …

Keep This Genius Hack Handy for the Next Time You Get a Splinter

This mama found a smart new way to extract splinters—no needles required.<p>korrakot sittivash/Shutterstock Splinter removal is usually a job for my husband—the thought of spelunking through my kids' skin with tweezers and needles always makes my own skin crawl. But this brand new hack from mama …

Caving

There’s Now a Whisky Advent Calendar, and It’s Amazing

Temperatures are dropping and you know what that means—Christmas is right around the corner! There are plenty of reasons to get a head start on …

20 essential Windows keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Let your fingertips fly.<p>Compared to reaching for the mouse or navigating a menu, a single keyboard shortcut shaves a moment off your task. This might not seem like much, but add up all those saved moments over a week or a month, and you're gaining a substantial chunk of time. That's why it's …