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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> …

Books

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 …

Analytics

How to Teach Siri to Pronounce Names, Learn Nicknames

Need to teach Siri how to pronounce a name or understand a nickname in your contacts list? You can train her to better understand your commands on …

Language Learning

8 Genius Things Hidden on the Amazon Website

Turns out that on top of fast shipping and affordable pricing, if you're willing to spend some time digging through the navigational menu on the …

Shopping

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

What Your Poop Looks Like Can Reveal a Lot About Your Health

Scientists developed a seven-point scale called the Bristol Stool Chart.<p>Number twos are a tricky subject. We all do them. Indeed, excreting waste is critical to life. But polite society and its rules of etiquette ensure we’re rarely brave enough to speak about them.<p>The feces—or stools—we produce …

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

This One Trick Will Make Your Burger Taste So Much Better

If you’re still struggling to perfect your burger game, then listen up. This trick might be the missing piece you’ve been looking for in your quest …

31 Life-Changing Products On Amazon You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

FOMO is one of the weirder, more annoying side effects of social media usage (that and getting friend requested by your parents). But it can also …

The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

New high-tech treatments may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even regrow entire teeth.<p>From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by dental …

Innovation

Researchers Think They Know How to Make Your Brain Learn Like a Kid Again

Make our brains great again.<p>Kids have amazing brains. They can pick up two languages in early childhood just as easily as they can learn one. Early …

The Brain

Eco-friendly Avalon House is a green-roofed beach getaway that takes only 6 weeks to build

The eco-friendly home of your dreams could be constructed in as little as six weeks, if you take Avalon House as an example. Designed and built by …

Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

giftedstudents

Are Meal Replacement Shakes Actually Useful?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have a coworker who <i>swears</i> by Shakeology’s meal replacement shakes. I was shocked to see that a thirty-serving container was $130! …

How hard are the world's toughest physical challenges?

From the comfort of an armchair, several of the world’s great challenges seem something of a stroll. That gentle slope of Kilimanjaro – how hard can it be? The Iditarod – you just stand on a sledge, right?<p>Turns out they might actually be a little more demanding than that, but if you’re still not …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Travel

What Happens When You Die?

Few people know what to expect as the end nears. But death, just like life, is a process, scientists say.<p>If a person has a long-term illness, it's …

University of Pennsylvania

8 Things Your Sweat Is Trying to Tell You

No one likes riding in drenched bib shorts or feeling the burn of sweat dripping in their eyes while out on the roads during the summer. But these annoyances have a purpose—sweat is actually the body's (pretty brilliant) built-in cooling system. Your body temperature rises, your nervous system …

Immune System

Kitchen Gadgets - Page 59 » Coolest Gadgets

by Edwin<p>Those of us who live in developed countries know just how easy it is to access clean drinking water, but spare a thought for the many …

Kitchens

Home Theater Software Showdown: Kodi vs Plex

Who needs Netflix? With home theater apps like Plex and Kodi, you can roll your own sweet-looking library with all the TV shows and movies <i>you</i> like, …

Software

7 Reasons Why This Kitchen Was Named Best In The World

Canadian designer Dov Secter of Secter Design, has won the top prize in an international design contest, put on by appliance makers Sub-Zero and …

Kitchens

The best wireless exercise headphones

<i>By Lauren Dragan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>After considering a total of 145 sport-specific headphones and testing 82 of the best-reviewed options, our experts agreed that the JLab Epic Bluetooth is the …

Scientists Reveal The Secret To Create Long-Lasting Memories

Messed up sleep can create a long list of secondary issues that can quickly become primary concerns if insomnia or other disturbances continue …

Bipolar Disorder

30 Most Shocking And Beautiful Places That You Need To Visit

The world is full of wonder and beauty, but it important to remember that beauty is a very subjective trait. After all, what one person finds to be …

How to eat right for your age. Fitness and nutrition strategies for your 20s through to your 80s.

The 20s: Building and exploring<p>The good stuff:<p>In our 20s, our bodies are biologically at their peak in many ways. For example:<p><b>We recover relatively</b> …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

Inkcase is an e-ink display for your iPhone

Inkcase is exactly what you just guessed it is: a phone case with an e-ink screen that provides a simpler, more economical view on your …

eReaders

How I Lost Weight without Trying.

I have tried every fad diet and trendy workout New York City has to offer.<p>I’ve strictly counted calories, obsessed about everything I ate, juice …

Wind turbine promises to blow away your utility bills

You’ve spared no expense in creating a smart home. You bought smart lightbulbs, a smart TV and smart appliances. All that’s missing is a device that makes you look smart when the electric bill comes in the mail.<p>The Agustsson brothers of Iceland may have figured out that part. They are the creators …