Teresa Beideck

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THE BEADY EYE SAYS: FACEBOOK IS DESTROYING RELATIONSHIPS.

( A three to four-minute read)<p>I suppose before I write this post I need to declare I am a Facebook user. One of every 13 people on Earth is a …

Easing Math and Science Anxiety In Girls Needs to Start with Parents, Says Study

The other day I came home from a trip with a “Ratchet and Clank” video game that I intended on giving to my 6-year-old son. And because I can’t ever …

Virtru will shield your emails from hackers and the FBI, but not from your boss

John and Will Ackerly each had stints in the government during the surveillance build-up of the past two decades — John as a Bush administration technology adviser and Will as an engineer at the National Security Agency.<p>Today the two brothers from the District play very different roles: helping …

The Race for the Least Bad Presidential Candidate

At this point in the 2008 presidential race, when both parties’ candidates had become apparent, the <i>Economist</i> put John McCain and Barack Obama on its …

How You Can Raise a Narcissist (and How Not To)

Since the 1970s, “self-esteem” has been a buzzword among parents, teachers, and psychologists. Parents hear that they need to instill self-esteem in …

Psychology

Interview: Expressive Human-Like Portraits of Dogs by Elke Vogelsang

Photographer Elke Vogelsang found a passion for photography after being faced with sudden, significant challenges in her life. During Christmas in 2009, her husband suffered a brain hemorrhage and, for comfort, Elke began taking photos. She kept a visual diary for him during his long months of …

Short-Term Memory

7 Decorating Mistakes That Make Your Home Feel Smaller

Even if you have space to spare,<p>you're going to want to read this.<p>When it comes to great design, every inch counts. And, as anyone who's ever owned …

Home Decorating

A Mom's Relationship With Dinner: It's Complicated

The other day, I was having some angry feelings. They were there a little bit when I woke up in the morning, but not overwhelmingly so. I made …

This Tiny Kitten Survived A 12-Mile Ride In A Running Car Engine

Cats are awesome. Where would the internet be without them? Well, the internet would probably be doing just fine, but funny cat videos and feel-good cat stories makes everyone’s day a little brighter. Some cats are cute, some cats are crazy, and some cats are cute with a badass edge to them. You …

Mental Health Awareness Week: How To Ensure Your Child's Most Important Relationship Is 'Good Enough'

A good parent-child relationship is not about perfection.<p>A child's relationship with their parent or guardian has a major impact on their mental …

Quick-Fix Parenting Versus Intentional Parenting

If you’re a parent, most likely you joined the parenting ranks with good intentions and excitement. But then somewhere along the way, you lost your …

Parenting

This Guy's App Could Turn Our Old iPhones into Thousands and Thousands of Surveillance Cameras

Perch Live makes it easier than ever to catch people acting sketchy, if you're into that sort of thing.<p>Back in the dial-up days of the neolithic internet, staring at choppy, blurry webcam footage of people living their average, boring lives was an exciting and transgressive facet of online life. …

Reshaping the NHS workforce for the 21st century | Sophie Castle-Clarke

A paramedic practitioner is just one of many new jobs created in the NHS to tailor treatment to today’s needs, such as helping older patients with long-term conditions<p>When you’re ill, your first instinct is probably to see a doctor. But, increasingly, whether you go to your local GP surgery or to …

Does a lack of REM sleep ‘erase’ memories?

For decades, scientists have fiercely debated whether rapid-eye-movement sleep—the phase in which we dream—is directly involved in memory formation. …

40 Quick and Easy Home Organization Tips To Clear The Chaos

Organizing your home doesn’t have to be overwhelming or stressful. Instead, there are several ways to take each of the main parts of the house and …

Philadelphia Police Van Disguised as Google Maps Vehicle

Philadelphia police officers attached a large Google Maps logo to a surveillance van in an apparent attempt to disguise it as one of the company's …

Mozilla seeks Tor browser vulnerability; Rand Paul backs bill blocking wider FBI hacking; Internet users logging off over security concerns

<b>GIVE IT TO US:</b> “The maker of the Firefox browser is wading into an increasingly contentious court battle over an undisclosed security vulnerability the FBI used to track down anonymous users of a child-porn site,” the Intercept reports. “The FBI took over a dark web child-pornography site called …

Berkshire Hathaway is getting hooked up with a $63 billion interest-free loan from the US government

Buffett watchers will often point to Berkshire's unique culture, the competitive advantages of its operating businesses, and Buffett's investing and deal-making acumen. These are indeed critical factors, but Berkshire Hathaway has some structural advantages that are less well understood. One of …

How To Raise Smart Kids: Unmissable Secrets Of Parenting

A few years ago, I watched Brene Brown’s TED Talk on Vulnerability. Her story, her research, her authenticity, and yes, her vulnerability resonated …

Robin Hood

Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Has A Serious Problem

Earlier this year Microsoft warned users that Windows 7 has serious problems. I dismissed its claims as a desperate attempt to shift copies of Windows 10 (and I still do), but now Microsoft has warned of a new serious Windows 7 problem that is very real – even though it makes <i>no sense whatsoever</i>…<p>In …

Windows 10

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

14 top Interior trends you have to try in 2016

Like to keep your home up to date with the latest trends? From industrial style pendants to mid-century furniture, 2016 has so far proved to be quite …

House votes to designate bison as America's national mammal

Make room, bald eagle. The House has voted to designate the bison the national mammal of the United States.<p>The move seeks to elevate the bison's stature to that of the bald eagle, long the nation's official bird. There has not been an official mammal of the United States.<p>Prior to approving the …

Despite their small brains -- ravens are just as clever as chimps

A study led by researchers at Lund University in Sweden shows that ravens are as clever as chimpanzees, despite having much smaller brains, …

Exotic animals no longer with Saskatchewan Shrine Circus

There will be no elephants or tigers at the Shrine Circus in Saskatchewan.<p>In fact, the long-running event may soon lose its 'circus' tag. That's …

Bison to become first national mammal, joining bald eagle as American symbol

The bison will join the bald eagle, the national emblem since 1782, as America’s symbolic animal, in an effort to prevent it from going extinct<p>The bison, an animal once hunted to the brink of extinction in America, is set to become the first national mammal of the US, putting it on a par with the …

Harmful Algal Blooms Intoxicate Marine Animals

At least some sea animals that regularly feed on the algae seem to experience a temporary high.

Marine Mammals