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Molecule produced during fasting has anti-aging effect on vascular system

Diet trends like intermittent fasting and ketogenesis are proving wildly popular for their rapid weight-loss effects, but scientists are also …

Anti-aging

Boldly Go Where No Cooperative Game Has Gone Before in STAR TREK PANIC

<i>Love tabletop games? So do we! Join Becca Scott where she breaks out fantastic board games on How To Play and Game the Game every week here on Geek &</i> …

Star Trek

Why Is College in America So Expensive?

The outrageous price of a U.S. degree is unique in the world.<p>Before the automobile, before the Statue of Liberty, before the vast majority of contemporary colleges existed, the rising cost of higher education was shocking the American conscience: “Gentlemen have to pay for their sons in one year …

College & University

This Chart Tells Exactly When Your Kids Should Go to Bed

Well, this will certainly get parents talking.<p>With the start of school, parents everywhere are struggling to get their kids back on an earlier schedule after a summer of free rein. And a certain chart that has gone viral isn't helping to make them feel less anxious about it. Based on your child's …

Kids

Why America's Sub-4% Unemployment Rate Means A Recession Is Not Far Off

The strong job market has become a reason for optimism for many Americans in the past couple years in stark contrast to the dark days of the Great Recession and the ensuing “jobless recovery.” The unemployment rate fell beneath 4% for the past several months, weekly jobless claims are at a 49-year …

Dot-Com Bubble

3 Growth Stocks That Could Put Facebook's Returns to Shame

GrubHub, Tableau, and Mastercard could generate bigger returns than Facebook over the next few years.<p><b>Facebook</b>'s (NASDAQ:FB) stock more than …

Investing

Want to Invest in Artificial Intelligence? See the Best AI ETFs

Picking the Best AI ETFs<p>Why Invest in AI ETFs: Artificial Intelligence Sector Funds<p>Updated August 20, 2018<p>AI ETFs are exchange-traded funds that …

We’re in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You’d be surprised | George Monbiot

The thrill of disapproval chimes disastrously with industry propaganda. We delight in blaming the victims<p>When I saw the photograph I could scarcely believe it was the same country. A picture of Brighton beach in 1976, featured in the Guardian a few weeks ago, appeared to show an alien race. Almost …

Will Power

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

World News

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

Want a steady income stream for decades to come? Look at these three stocks.<p>While there is no 100% accurate way to predict whether a stock will be …

Matt Taibbi on Twitter: "The NRA Says It’s in Deep Financial Trouble, May Be ‘Unable to Exist’ – Rolling Stone https://t.co/07njmi4eAK"

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How to Say No to Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Grade Schoolers Without Saying “No”

There are times in parenting when saying no as a form of child discipline doesn't make sense. It's better to offer choices and help kids develop …

Almost 80% of US workers live from paycheck to paycheck. Here's why | Robert Reich

Starting in the 1980s and with increasing ferocity since then, private-sector employers have fought against unions<p>The official rate of unemployment in America has plunged to a remarkably low 3.8%. The Federal Reserve forecasts that the unemployment rate will reach 3.5% by the end of the year.<p>But …

Private Sector

Fool’s gold: what fish oil is doing to our health and the planet

The omega-3 industry is in a twist. Again. Last week, Cochrane, an organisation that compiles and evaluates medical research for the general public, released a meta-analysis – a study of studies – to determine whether or not omega-3 pills, one of the world’s most popular dietary supplements, …

Southern Ocean

Is This the Anti-Aging Pill We’ve All Been Waiting For?

Can a pill make you younger?<p>One of the few drug studies ever carried out in an attempt to address this question was reported by Novartis on Christmas …

2 Biotech Stocks Poised for Jaw-Dropping Growth

Geron Corporation and Viking Therapeutics are both racing toward key clinical catalysts that could cause their shares to skyrocket.<p>Biotech stocks can …

The best co-op board games

Is your board game group butting heads over one too many crushing victories by a dominant player? Are certain players uninterested in competitive …

Omega-3 no protection against heart attack or strokes, say scientists

The widespread belief that taking omega-3 capsules will help protect you from a heart attack, stroke or early death is wrong, according to a large and comprehensive review of the evidence.<p>Thousands of people take omega-3 supplements regularly and for years. The belief that it protects the heart has …

Omega 3

The best kids' books, age-by-age

Head to your local library and check out some of our favorite kid titles. These mom-tested books are guaranteed to please your budding bookworm!<p><b>Baby</b><i><br>The Going-To-Bed Book</i> by Sandra Boynton<i><br>Good Night Moon</i> by Margaret Wise Brown<i><br>Dear Zoo</i> by Rod Campbell<i><br>The Very Hungry Caterpillar</i> by Eric</i> …

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

University of Cambridge

I was a real Republican, before the 'wingnuts' took over my party

Trump is a danger to our nation and a disgrace to the Republican Party, but GOP leaders have decided they want to keep inflicting him on America.<p>About the same time the Trump administration had perfected its cruelty against families and children, the Hamilton County Republican Party in Cincinnati …

Ronald Reagan

Desperate Coinbase customers turn to SEC with allegations of fraud

Life savings lost. Desperate cries for help. Allegations of fraud.<p>In the six years since its founding, the San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase has …

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 …

3 Growth Stocks That Could Put Netflix's Returns to Shame

Netflix has achieved stunning returns for patient investors. But these companies could do even better.<p>There's no denying that <b>Netflix</b> (NASDAQ:NFLX) …

Attachment Parenting Might Be the Key to Confidence—Here's How to Do It

With so many opinions, personal recommendations, books, and articles all on the subject of parenting, it can be tough to hone in on what kind of …

Parenting

3 Top Growth Stocks to Buy in June

Forget the warm summer breeze. Don't let these hot growth stocks pass you by.<p>With the summer season officially in full swing and temperatures …

How To Get Your Kids To Do Chores (Without Resenting It)

Support the news<p>Back in the early 1990s, psychologist Suzanne Gaskins was living in a small Maya village near Valladolid, Yucatán, when she struck up …

The Overprotected American Child

A few weeks ago I left my 9-year-old daughter home alone for the first time. It did not go as planned.<p>That’s because I had no plan. My daughter was sick. My husband was out of town. And I needed to head to the drugstore—a five-minute walk away—to get some medicine for her. So I made sure my …

Parenting

This Map Shows How Low States Education Spending Has Gotten

State policymakers who discover that they put less of a premium on education than Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad may want to rethink their budgets …

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>Part I: 1.–25.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of …

Books