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Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

What you need to know about bitcoin

Its rise to mainstream prominence has been riddled with drama and controversy, but after eight years, bitcoin is still the top dog in the cryptocurrency world<p>What is bitcoin?<p>Bitcoin emerged in early 2009, in the wake of the near-collapse of the global financial system, as a digital platform …

The electricity used to mine bitcoin this year is bigger than the annual usage of 159 countries

LONDON — The amount of energy used by computers "mining" bitcoin so far this year is greater than the annual usage of almost 160 countries, according to new research.<p>Research by energy tariff comparison service PowerCompare.co.uk shows that the amount of energy expended mining bitcoin globally has …

Bitcoin

6 of The Biggest Misconceptions About Happiness, According to Science

And real things you can do about it.<p>Some people see happiness as the feeling in a small moment - a chat between old friends, a warm meal. Some see it …

14 Reasons Your Facebook Ads Are Not Working

Facebook has almost 2 billion users on whom they’re constantly collecting data. With every update, post, check-in, comment, and like, Facebook stores …

Marketing

Report: Bullying persists in schools, sex assault reports up

WASHINGTON (AP) — One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual …

Education

Meet the Widest Micro 4/3 Lens on the Market: A Review of the Venus LAOWA 7.5mm f/2.0

Over the past couple of weeks I have been given the opportunity to try out one of the widest Micro 4/3 lenses out there, the Venus LAOWA 7.5mm f/2.0. …

Lumix

Top 5 Places to Visit in Peru

Let’s get to it: Peru is the place to be.<p>Peru is a destination that begs to be explored. In this vast and storied land, ancient, colonial, and modern traditions meld together for an unforgettable cultural experience. No matter the type of traveler—history buff, adventurer, or foodie—Peru offers a …

South America

Fecal transplant improves autism symptoms

While many people are aware of the behavioural symptoms associated with autism, probably not so many realize that autistics often also have …

South America’s most underrated city?

It has more restaurants listed in the San Pellegrino World 50 list than any city outside of Tokyo – and that includes Paris, London, and New York.<p>With most tourists dashing through Lima on their way to see Peru’s famous Machu Picchu ruins, the country’s capital has long flown under the radar as a …

South America

If we made contact with aliens, how would religions react?

The discovery of life on another planet might seem incompatible with faith in a deity. Yet many theologians are already open to the existence of extraterrestrials, argues the writer Brandon Ambrosino.<p>In 2014, Nasa awarded $1.1M to the Center for Theological Inquiry, an ecumenical research institute …

New Jersey

Identity politics vs. populist economics? It’s a false choice – liberals need to look in the mirror

Economic justice and civil rights are not separate; the issue isn’t “identity politics” but liberalism’s failures<p>For many Democrats, the fact that the Obama years have ended with one of the biggest party implosions in American history — and not the implosion of the Republican Party, as most had …

Great sexpectations: How to have a good sex life in long-term relationships

The secret to a long and happy sex life within a relationship is to have reasonable “sexpectations” and understand the hard work and effort that goes …

MAKING SEX HAPPEN IN YOUR MARRIAGE

Making Sex Happen in Your Marriage<p>Making Sex Happen in Your Marriage<br>-Pastor Bisi Adewale<p>Sex is a major issue in marriage. It is central to the …

Marriage

Here Is Why A Husband Gives His Wife Encouragement To Be An Adulteress

Photographer: Barbara Nitke<p>I believe it's safe to say that all married women have fantasized, at least once, about having sex with another partner during their healthy, happy, and loving marriage. Her fantasy may be a secret affair with a celebrity, someone at the office, or perhaps just a sexy and …

Relationships

5 signs your marriage isn't as strong as you think it is

You may not have had a big blowup in ages, but just because you and your guy are not having knock-down-drag-out arguments all the time doesn't necessarily mean that you're happily married (when you <i>do</i> fight, follow these 5 rules to keep things from getting out of hand.) In fact, most marriages don't …

5 Daily Disciplines of Successful Marketing Leaders

The most successful marketing leaders don’t have more hours in the day than the rest of us. By emulating some of the daily disciplines of the most successful marketing leaders, you can improve productivity, earnings and the mythical balance between your career and your personal life.<p>1. Aggregating …

Marketing

Web developers, data scientists, AI experts: The 15 top tech roles of 2016

Over the past few years, skilled developers and tech professionals have been in high demand for startups and corporations alike. And 2016 will be no …

Serving news over rice since 1904

We’ve all been told at one point or another about the significance of sex. Whether it was to help us prepare for sex or deny it altogether, these …

Student Journalism

An end to email shame? Gmail's 'Undo Send' comes to the masses

Popular feature that recalls email after sending will become standard part of Google’s webmail after years in beta mode<p>If you’ve ever drunkenly emailed your devotion to a former partner or accidentally used reply-all on an email thread to thousands of colleagues, good news: Gmail’s “undo send” …

Apps

Lenovo's first PC on a stick costs $129, runs Windows 10, even has a speaker

Lenovo has officially entered the PC stick game with the announcement of the Ideacentre Stick 300 on June 23. The stick is designed to plug into any display to give it PC capabilities, such as Web browsing and video conferencing. Lenovo has specified that the Ideacentre Stick 300 will debut on …

Trail Tested: Uvex Sportstyle 202 Race Vario

Who needs interchangeable lenses when one pair of glasses can do it all?<p>Smith Optics, Oakley, and other sunglass manufacturers have done a great job recently building excellent shades with interchangeable lens options. It’s a best-of-both-worlds argument, with the ability to swap myriad tints and …

Time I

The Day Google Had to 'Start Over' on Android

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.<p>In 2005, on Google’s sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many, many teams was Google’s own smartphone effort—the Android project. …

Over 60% of internet traffic doesn’t come from humans

It happened last year for the first time: bot traffic eclipsed human traffic, according to the bot-trackers at Incapsula.<p>This year, Incapsula says 61.5% of traffic on the web is non-human.<p>Now, you might think this portends the arrival of “The Internet of Things”—that ever-promised network that will …

Bots

A Comprehensive Guide to Web Application Testing

Web applications<p>We’re now living in a time where users expect as much functionality, reliability and flexibility from Web apps as desktop programs. All our data is slowly but surely moving into the cloud, and businesses are looking to the Web for software to easily implement and deploy across the …