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10 Things You Should Let Your Child See You Do

Modeling the behaviors you want your child to develop is the best way to raise a happy, well-adjusted adult.<p>Shutterstock<p>Modeling the behaviors you …

Parenting

17 Quotes For When You Need To Keep Calm And Move On

We all find ourselves overwhelmed at times. We struggle to find a healthy balance between doing what needs to be done and being happy. To be happy, …

Smoking Doesn't Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

31 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamins

Yes! A reason to eat more!<p>Back in 2004, nutritionists everywhere were screaming at movie theater screens, threatening to boycott <i>Mean Girls</i> when Regina George "innocently" (you never know with Queen Plastic) asked how butter's contents translated into nutritional value.<p>We'll limit this …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

Artist Banksy opens derelict 'Dismaland' theme park

LONDON (AP) — The elusive British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled his latest project — a parody of a seaside theme park called "Dismaland" complete with a derelict castle, a dead Cinderella and a Grim Reaper in a bumper car.<p>The artist, best known for his subversive, stenciled street art, said …

Streetwear

5 Signs Your Marriage Isn't Making You Happy

Women have a tendency to stay in relationships too long. Even when we know we're unhappy we override that gut feeling in the service of commitment, compassion, loyalty, patience and many other feminine qualities that serve us well the majority of the time.<p>While intuition is one of our greatest …

Relationships

A Harvard neuroscientist told us the 3 major ways meditation changes your brain

Moyan Brenn / Flickr<p>Mindfulness meditation is incredibly popular right now.<p>While there is an ever-increasing amount of academic research around the …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

6 imaginative new ways America has found to punish its poor

The poor are treated like human ATM machines, and our politicians are actively encouraging their exploitation<p>In the 1960s, the Lyndon Johnson administration launched an official War on Poverty. Needless to say, poverty has emerged victorious. The noble and necessary aim of poverty reduction might …

Human Rights

It's not love that keeps my marriage alive - it's SEX: The clergyman's wife who says desire has helped them through dark times

• <b>Annie Atkins says sex was the reason she married her husband Shaun</b>• <b><br>Ms Atkins says her and clergyman husband seem to be in the minority</b>• <b><br>A survey has</b> …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

10 Expert Tips You Didn't Know About Getting Your Teenager To Open Up

“The days are long but the years are short.”<p>Whoever said it first deserves a high five because -- yep -- that sums parenting up in a nutshell.<p>And the days are particularly long in the beginning; while the years are particularly short once your “child” approaches adulthood -- otherwise known as the …

Parenting

25 Pictures Guaranteed To Make Parents Laugh Every Time

They're funny 'cause they're true.