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7 things to teach your kids if you want them to be more emotionally intelligent

Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.</i><p>Step 2: <i>To develop those relationships, they need adequate emotional intelligence.</i><p>Step 3: <i>To develop emotional intelligence, it helps if their mentors (especially their parents) model good behavior in love and partnerships.</i><p>At …

Self-improvement

Here's How to Get a Stomach That's Toned AF in 28 Days

All it takes is five minutes a day.<p>Real talk: It takes more than a couple o' crunches to sculpt a rock-solid stomach. But you can give your belly some sexy definition without quitting your day job. All it takes is five minutes a day and this efficient fitness plan.<p>In this plan, you'll perform one …

NASA has detected a burst of light that might be linked to one of the most monumental space discoveries ever made

Using equipment called the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), the researchers detected ripples in the fabric of space-time called gravitational waves, something Einstein's general theory of relativity predicted a century ago.<p>These gravitational waves should allow scientists …

LIGO

7 Exercises to Get Thighs + Buns of Steel

You already know you should never skip leg day. How else are you going to stand up all day at all those summer music festivals you’ve got planned? Luckily for us, there are plenty of ways to pump up your thighs and get a great quad workout in less than 15 minutes a day. You can run with your dog, …

South Beach

7 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Get results on demand.<p>Shutterstock<p>Muscles aren't built in a day—but that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to 12 reps—you force a ton of blood into your muscles’ fast-twitch or power fibers. Long story …

Los Angeles

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

Consciousness

WEEK 23 | Life’s Script

You are not IN the universe, you ARE the universe, an intrinsic part of it. Ultimately you are not a person, but a focal point where the universe is …

Yoga Moves to Stabilize Your Knees

Fredy Soberanis<p>Anyone who has ever injured a knee knows that it is a long journey back to a healthy, strong, stable joint, and it's no walk in the …

Our Top 10 Exercises to Tone Your Butt

Hip-Lift Progression<p>This is an awesome way to relieve tension in your lower back and work your butt at the same time. (A cushy mat will keep your …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

Astronomers just saw farther back in time than they ever have before

To look through the lens of a telescope is to peer back in time.<p>The light we view through it has spent hundreds, millions, even billions of years crossing the vastness of space to reach us, carrying with it images of things that happened long ago.<p>On Thursday, astronomers at the Hubble Space …

Universe

If We Want to Find Aliens, We Should Search for the Ones Searching for Us

A paper published today in Astrobiology details a new strategy for seeking out intelligent life.<p>A pair of astrophysicists have proposed a new strategy for searching for intelligent extraterrestrial life: point our telescopes in the direction where, if life exists, it may have already found <i>us</i>.<p>"We're …

Paranormal

This Is the Entire Universe Squeezed into One Image

An enterprising artist has taken on one of the biggest concepts known to man: the universe.<p>Pablo Carlos Budassi is drawing eyes across the Internet …

24 iconic children's books you should still read, even if you're a grown up

For most of us, there's at least one book we read as children that became ingrained in the make-up of our adult lives. You're probably picturing …

Architecture Students Design Sustainable Low-Income Homes That Can Be Built for $20K

The architecture students at Auburn University's Rural Studio prove that well-designed homes can still be affordable, thanks to their initiative called the 20K Project. The undergraduate program advocates for social justice through architecture, and to demonstrate this, students have created …

Architecture

Europe wants to build a village on the moon

The International Space Station, as amazing as it is, isn’t going to be around forever—or even for very long. Sometime in the 2020s, the program will come to an end. Europe has been thinking about where it will carry out space research after this date, and it’s aiming high. At the moon.<p>We’ve known …

Space Exploration

DIY Hanging Shower Planter

(Image credit: Submitted by Madalyn)<p>It's no secret that we are huge plant proponents and Madalyn's clever shower planter is a super fun way to add a …

Peaches

Try This 6-Move Winter Workout From Ellie Goulding's Trainer

Conquer the mid-January workout slump.<p>We first discovered SBC, London's super exclusive, invite-only fitness community led by Russ Bateman, while staringgawking at Suki Waterhouse's intense rope training Instagrams. Watch more videos on SBC's popular Instagram page and you'll see more of its A-list …

Discovery of habitable planet could mean alien life is 'incredibly close', say scientists

Australian researchers have found a potentially inhabitable planet - called Wolf 1061c – which is 14 light years away, about a third closer than the nearest such planet<p>Alien life could be closer than previously thought after Australian scientists found the closest potentially habitable planet to …

SpaceX will launch its most powerful rocket for the first time this Sunday

This upcoming launch is the first time that SpaceX will have flown one of its Falcon 9 rockets since last June.<p>During SpaceX's last launch in June, a faulty rig, called a strut, broke shortly after lift off, which caused one of the fuel tanks to burst, setting off a chain reaction that destroyed …

Space Travel

14 Delicious 3-Ingredient Cookie Recipes

1 /15: Cake mix cookies<p>1/15 :Cake mix cookies<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Cake mix plus vegetable oil plus eggs equals simple cookies that won't last 15 minutes at a …

Dessert

Elon Musk Is Worried That WWIII Will Stop Him Getting to Mars

Elon Musk, a billionaire Bond villain who wants to nuke Mars, revealed in a recent interview that he’s worried a third World War might mess up his …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

From arid deserts to lush forests, America's landscape is as varied as it is stunning.<p>Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.

National Parks

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