Susan Farhadi

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3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

Gardening

How to Backup Your Mac: Why I Use 3 Different Solutions

The thing about backups is that you can never have too many of them — or at least I can never have too many. I've been using not one, not two, but …

Laptops

Common heart drug recalled in 22 countries for possible cancer link

<b>(CNN) —</b> A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk.<p>Valsartan is off-patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines. Novartis, the company that …

Public Health

English Trifle to Die For Recipe

"A traditional English trifle all children in the UK grow up eating on high days and holidays. "<p>Ingredients<p>1 (9 inch) sponge cake, cut in cubes<p>1 cup …

Dessert

The stomach ulcer pill that could work as well as weight loss surgery

• <b>The drug is based on a 40-year-old treatment for stomach ulcers, sucralfate</b>• <b><br>It coats the gut in a thin film that reduces the amount of fat absorbed</b> …

Diabetes

Do You Have Excessive Armpit Sweating? FDA Approves New Drug From Dermira

If genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration, you don’t want too much genius in your armpits. Excessive underarm sweating is the pits for millions of American. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just approving Qbrexza brings a new treatment for the condition otherwise known as …

Dry Skin

3 totally healthy desserts you should be eating tonight

Ella Woodward—AKA Deliciously Ella—is a name you might know from Instagram. The healthy London food phenom makes blending smoothies and whipping up …

How to Download Absolutely Everything You Can Find on the Web

The internet is always there, vast and accessible, from wherever you happen to be—until it isn’t. Maybe you’ve got a long flight ahead of you and …

Fudgy Dark Chocolate Cake

This fudgy dark chocolate cake is the best fudge cake recipe ever! So decadent, so fudgy and fluffy – the ideal one-bowl dessert! It is so easy and …

Sample List of Household Rules for the Entire Family

If you're like most parents, you may struggle to list your household rules off the top off your head. Although you know what behavior is acceptable …

Explainer: what's the difference between formative and summative assessment in schools?

The recent Gonski report argues Australia needs assessment and reporting models that capture both achievement progress and long-term learning …

Pedagogy

The Teen Slang Dictionary for Parents

Teens in each generation develop a language of their own based on what is going on in teen culture. And the introduction of social media and digital …

Language

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

7 everyday tips to improve your life

Over the past 6 years I went from:<p>In 5-figures of debt and completely broke<br>• Stuck in a toxic relationship<br>• Unsure of my purpose and mission in …

10 of the best pizzerias in Naples

While the world pizza-making championships being held at the Napoli Pizza Village festival this week (1-10 June) will see the finest <i>pizzaioli</i> from across the city compete for the 2018 title, Neapolitans will attest there are pizzerias in every neighbourhood worthy of an accolade. There are more …

Italy

How to Add an AirDrop Shortcut to Your Mac's Dock

Apple's AirDrop feature lets you wirelessly send and receive files between nearby Macs as well as to and from local iOS devices. It's usually accessed from the sidebar of an open Finder Window (or using the <b>Command + Shift + R</b> keyboard shortcut within Finder), but here we're going to share with you …

Operating Systems

8 Tips For Talking To Your Kids So You Get More Than One-Word Responses

There are two things that I think the TV series “The Simpsons” got spot on when it came to communication between parents and kids. One is that kids …

Parenting

There’s finally a drug that prevents migraines instead of just treating them

The FDA's approval shows we're getting closer to understanding these headaches<p>A migraine is more than just a headache. In addition to pulsating pain, people in the middle of an attack can experience nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances like tunnel vision, and sensitivity to light and sound.<p>The …

Migraines

10 Ways to Deal with a Child's Defiance and Non-Compliance

At one point or another, almost every child has likely looked at his parents and said, "No!" when he's been told to do something. As frustrating as …

Why are kids so bored, impatient, and fragile these days?

<b>Kids' social, emotional, and academic functioning has been declining for years, which suggests we need a new approach to parenting.</b><p>A friend of mine, …

7 clear-cut signs you've been hacked

Smart hackers don’t get caught. They break into your device, steal everything they can, and finish without a trace. Sometimes they leave a trail of destruction in their wake – malware, weird ads, confused relatives, and even a drained bank account or stolen identity.<p>It’s pretty easy for hackers to …

These free apps will help you type faster

Type faster from home row all the way up that tricky "Q."<p>With so much of our time spent tapping away at a keyboard, a boost in typing speed can make you more productive in almost any line of work—whether it's powering through our inboxes, writing up reports, or staying in touch with team members on …

How to worry less, ease anxiety and tame toxic thoughts

The average person spends almost 80 percent of the time focused on regret about the past or anxiety about the future. How to get a handle on your worries.<p>Life would be so much different without a wall of worry in the way.<p>May is Mental Health Awareness Month, bringing attention to the one in five …

Chocolate Butter-Creme Frosting Recipe

"Great on Double Chocolate cookies."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar<p>1/4 cup butter, softened<p>1 pinch salt<p>1 1/2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened …

This Is The Best Natural Painkiller Plant That You Can Find In Your Backyard!

Regardless of its causes, physical pain can be excruciating sometimes. Most of us rely on painkillers for a quick relief from acute or chronic pain. …

This is how Facebook collects data on you even if you don’t have an account

There’s little you can do about it.<p>One of the more interesting takeaways to come out of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s multi-day congressional testimony last week was confirmation that the social giant collects data from people online even if they don’t have a Facebook account.<p>Also interesting: …

Earthquake Cake Recipe (Watch Out: It’s So Delicious!)

Earthquake cake is one of my favorite desserts this season! So chocolatey, moist, and creamy! It is easy to prepare and the final product is a real …

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may make grandchildren infertile, research suggests

Taking common painkillers including paracetamol during pregnancy could make their grandchildren infertile, research suggests.<p>Previous studies have found that the drug ibuprofen could harm the fertility of girls.<p>Women are advised to avoid the medication during pregnancy, and told that if pain relief …

Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …