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The Safest Seat On A Plane, According To Studies Of Crash Data

One block of seats has a better survival rate than others.<p>Air travel is the safest form of transportation in the country. In 2016, for the seventh year in a row, exactly zero people died from plane crashes on U.S.-certified scheduled airlines. Experts estimate your overall odds of perishing in a …

Mom’s PSA About Not Making Her Kids Share Should Be Required Reading For All Parents

Mom’s post about not making her son share all the time goes viral<p><i>Share! Make sure you share! You have to share!</i> This message is pounded into our …

Sheryl Sandberg Says Do These 7 Things to Build Resilience

In a new book, the Facebook leader and best-selling author talks about facing her greatest challenge yet.<p>We all want our kids to be successful and resilient. But of course we hope they will never face a situation like this one.<p>Two years ago, Sheryl Sandberg -- by any definition, one of the most …

Self-improvement

Incredible battery uses light to charge itself, but without solar panels

Scientists are working on a battery that may recharge itself, without any input from you at all. While it sounds unbelievable, it actually uses an …

15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

Self-improvement

This Entrepreneur Skipped College and Made $1,037,100 In Five Months

The Million Dollar Homepage is a successful gimmick that proves success has no formula.<p>Alex Tew didn’t give a damn about paying his “dues.”<p>At 21, he was about to start a three-year business management course at the University of Nottingham . . . but there was one significant problem: money. He …

10 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says Steve Siebold, a self-made millionaire.<p>But not everyone seizes the opportunity.<p>To find out if you're doing all that it takes to set yourself up for a rich future, we've rounded up 10 signs that you're <i>not</i> on the …

Self-improvement

Crowdfunding project of the week - LookOut Charger is a security camera disguised as a power brick

It’s Sunday, and here at Android Authority that means we are ready to bring you yet another ‘Crowdfunding project of the week’. This is where we highlight the hottest tech from sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Shall we jump right in?<p><b>Other featured campaigns:</b><p>Today we are taking a look at a very …

Crowd Funding

12 Secretly Sugary Foods That Are Sabotaging Your Diet

Fat had its day. Then carbs took over for a while. And now people are starting to realize that sugar is the real public enemy number one. There are …

Nutrition

Trump admin sets stage for mass deportations

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Department of Homeland Security Tuesday laid out the Trump administration's plans for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws, including a potentially massive expansion of the number of people detained and deported.<p>But the Trump administration also emphasizes that it is …

Immigration

​No PC monitor? Samsung smart sunglasses double as smartphone and desktop display

Samsung doubles down on virtual reality for the upcoming Mobile World Congress as it unveils new products from its C-Lab.<p>Samsung has offered a peek …

Mobile World Congress

5 Hobbies That Train Your Brain to Stay Calm and Clear

I'll be completely honest: The thought of sitting alone in a room for a prolonged period absolutely terrifies me. Whenever I attempt to meditate, my …

Family Vacations Have Long-Lasting Impact on Kids' Happiness

According to experts, trips with the fam are the gift that keeps on giving.<p>We just returned from a magical four-day trip to New Orleans with our kids. The days were filled with music, laughter, exploration, and sun, which made coming back to Philly during the dead of winter all the more depressing. …

Parenting

It’s Official: Trump Wants to Kill PBS and the National Endowment for the Arts

The programs on the chopping block amount to 0.0625% of the budget.<p>Confirming what many have feared for months, the White House budget office has …

Brazil

How I live my life on purpose

<b>On more than one occasion, a well-meaning friend has told me to “let my hair down.” “Loosen up!” they say. “stop with the lists already!”</b><p>And while I …

Suffer From Migraines? Stop Eating These 3 Foods

Do you suffer from chronic migraine headaches? One solution you may not have looked into is dietary triggers, which are often overlooked when it …

Here's What America Would Look Like Without the EPA

By Brian Palmer<p>"Restoring nature to its natural state is a cause beyond party and beyond factions," said Richard Nixon, the founder of the U.S. …

Why Do So Many Americans Fear Muslims? Decades Of Denial About America’s Role In The World.

There’s been lots attention-grabbing opposition to Trump’s “Muslim ban” executive order, from demonstrations to court orders. But polls make it clear public opinion is much more mixed. Standard phone polls show small majorities opposed, while web and automated polls find small majorities continue …

Political Science

UCSD study finds new ovarian cancer treatment possibilities

Using a new insight into the nature of ovarian cancer, a team of UC San Diego scientists have found potential new drug targets.<p>The researchers …

Use the "ABC method" to hack your brain for improved focus

Lots of people struggle to focus in their day-to-day lives. They constantly get distracted, and this makes it difficult for them to complete tasks so …

Time Management

Hidden Figures: How Nasa hired its first black women 'computers'

<b>The Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures tells the story of African-American women whose maths skills helped put a US astronaut into orbit in the 1960s. But the history of black women working for Nasa goes back much further - and they were still struggling to get the best jobs in the 1970s.</b><p>In 1943, …

Mathematics

US to deploy 1,000 troops to Poland

A thousand US soldiers will head to Poland in late March, according to the US Army's European headquarters in Germany. The move is part of NATO's …

New Futuristic Computers Could Completely Eliminate the Need for the Cloud

Small Things, Big Packages<p>Technology has a habit of shrinking in size while simultaneously growing in functionality year after year. This theme is …

Neural Networks

How to Keep Your Children From Learning Stereotypes

How can modern parents raise the next generation to be free from corrosive gender and racial stereotypes? By the time children start elementary …

The Most Simple Meditation Technique That Anyone Can Do

Have you ever heard of gazing meditation?<p>If you haven’t, it involves focusing your mind on an object in front of you.<p>Gazing has been a long-practiced …

The Best Colleges for Financial Aid | Investopedia

With the cost of higher education expensive and continuing to rise, it makes sense to ask which are the best colleges for financial aid. The sad fact …

College & University

If You Tend To Overthink And Worry A Lot, This Is What You Should Do

Worries stuff our life. The newly grown acnes, the assignment deadline, or the fear of insomnia. Simply a thought of these is already suffocating. …

Self-help

Treating Anxiety Without Using Prescription Medications

Are you struggling with anxiety and not getting relief from a medication? Natural supplements, mind-body approaches and other alternative therapies …

Panic Attacks

5 Bedroom Design Mistakes You Might Be Making

Because our bedrooms aren't typically on public display, their designs are often overlooked as we're busy renovating our kitchens and sprucing up our …

8 Meditation Apps to Try Now

Now, with all of the stress around current events and how our personal lives will be affected, it’s important to build self-care into the day any way you can, whether it’s taking three deep breaths every few hours or listening to a guided meditation to soothe you into a very important good night’s …