Stacy Greene

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What Is Lucid Dreaming and How Do I Get Started?

Welcome to Lifehacker’s <b>Lucid Dream Workshop</b>. Each week we’ll learn a little more about the mysterious realm of sleep science, dreams, and how to …

Tabby's Star, aka the "Alien-Megastructures" Star, is Active Again

Tabby’s Star has baffled scientists endlessly since it was discovered. It acts like no other star, erratically losing lots of brightness in seemingly …

Universe

Toddler waits patiently for the beat to drop, adorable dancing ensues

Wait for it.<p>It's 2017, so we completely understand that you may not be exactly excited to hear the beat drop for "Uptown Funk." The song has been …

Cute

10 things girls need in order to grow up strong and independent, according to a parenting expert

In a day and age where women are still forced to stage marches in every major city across the world to campaign for gender equality, how are parents …

The Internet Is Loving The Way This Dad Kept A Promise To His Daughter

He kept his promise, even if it meant a little embarrassment<p>The demands kids place on parents range from the necessary (“wipe my butt!”) to the …

Parenting

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Want to Raise Successful Kids? Make Sure to Do This (Most Parents Don't)

You give them love and make sure they do their homework. But you may be missing the most important thing.<p>Do you want your kids to grow up to be successful? Of course you do. So you send them to the best possible schools and pay close attention to make sure they're completing their homework, and you …

Parenting

Why you might want to stop drinking Diet Coke

Fizzy drinks are perhaps one of the hardest vices to break. We all know they're bad for our waistlines and overall health—but a new study published …

Holistic Medicine

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …

Teaching my daughter the art of negotiation

Here is a scene that recently played out between my 9-year-old daughter and me one lazy Saturday afternoon in late December.<p>Her: Mom, can I have a treat?<p>Me: What kind?<p>Her: This piece of candy. (She holds out a Kit Kat impossibly left over from Halloween.)<p>Me: Okay, sure.<p>Her (after leaving the room …

Astronomers Might Have Just Captured The First Ever Photo of a Black Hole's Event Horizon

Now we wait to see it.<p>Scientists around the world have spent five sleepless nights staring into the abyss, and are hoping they've been rewarded with …

Black Holes

5 ways to improve your self-esteem

Psychologist Guy Winch explains how we can improve our self-confidence<p>When we have greater self-esteem, our confidence soars, as well as our feeling …

Use This Dad’s ‘X Plan’ And Your Teen Will Always Have A Way Out Of A Bad Situation

This dad devised an ingenious code to help kids escape sticky social situations<p>Peer pressure puts kids in tough spots. Often, young people are forced …

Parenting

Kids Whose Parents Make Them Do Chores Are More Successful

So drop the sponge and hand it to your child — tonight!<p>There's a reason your children are prone to tantrums when you ask them to wash the dishes — chores are <i>not</i> fun. After all, who wants to spend 20 minutes scrubbing crusted-on tomato sauce instead of watching <i>Frozen</i> for the millionth time? But …

Grandma sends pics to her granddaughter every day and we're not crying, you're crying

This is the sweetest, purest, kindest thing you'll see all day and we challenge you to find something even remotely comparable.<p>Sierra Sessions, from …

For decades they hid Jefferson’s relationship with her. Now Monticello is making room for Sally Hemings.

By excavating and restoring areas where the slave community lived and worked, Monticello is trying to more fully integrate their stories at the historic plantation. A special focus will be placed on Sally Hemings, whose room in the house will soon be on display for the first time.<p>By excavating and …

A Grateful Rescued Dog Gently Places Her Newborn Puppies In the Lap of of Her New Foster Mother

A very sweet pit bull named Grayce who was pregnant and taken off the street by Rescue Rovers Dog Adoptions in Salt Lake City, Utah, found a loving …

Puppies

The Most Stunningly Beautiful Train Rides in America

If you're trying to get from point A to point B as ruthlessly fast as possible, you're not taking a train. But for those who subscribe to the adage …

Colorado to Use Pot Taxes to Treat Drug Addiction -- INSTEAD of Prison

Colorado is continuing its role as a leader in progressive approaches to drug policy. The state legalized recreational cannabis in 2014 and has since …

Cannabis

Owls are natural-born killers. So why do we adore them so much?

Many years ago, in the blackness of nighttime in the country, I saw an apparition. It was a large, white-winged specter hovering by the hedgerow some six feet in the air.<p>Naturally, I took it to be an angel and went on my way. The episode haunted me for years, even after I had come to the conclusion …

15+ Chewy Cookie Recipes to Live For

If you live for a chewy cookie, preferably one that is practically still dough, it's understandable. It might be considered a sin in some households (um, definitely mine) to overcook a batch of dough to jaw-breaking crispness. Thankfully, with these recipes, there's none of that — only ultragooey …