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29 Things Parents Wish Someone Told Them Before They Had Kids

"I wish I knew that daycare would cost more than my actual mortgage."<p><i>Some responses have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Parenting

A Guide to Chores for Every Age

You and your partner are a team, and you want to raise your kids to be part of that team. (Not to mention there’s too much to do and not enough time for the two of you to do everything.) If you’re looking to get your kids to start helping around the house, these suggestions break down chores that …

Kids

12 Best Breweries in Seattle

Bring on the hops.<p>It's a rite of passage when you arrive in Seattle to take a side in the Manny's Pale Ale versus Mac & Jack African Amber debate—these beers are iconic to the city, and will whet your palate to the bold brews made here. Much like its coffee, Seattle's suds are nuanced (and often …

Beer

A Rare Virus Without a Cure Has Emerged in India And Is Killing People

It has the potential to cause a deadly pandemic.<p>At least nine people in southern India have died in cases linked to an outbreak of the rare and …

Disease

33 TV Shows We're Absolutely Watching This Summer

This summer may not have <i>Game of Thrones</i> but there's still plenty to look forward to on TV in the months ahead. When you're not busy catching up on …

TV

6 Skills Your Discipline Should be Teaching Your 4-Year-Old

While it's important to make sure your 4-year-old knows some academic skills, like his ABCs, it's even more important to make sure he has other …

Teaching

How Parents Can Predict Their Kids’ Future Careers

Kids don't know what they want to be so, if you're genuinely curious, it's best to ask them different kinds of questions.<p>Realistic (R)<p>I like to work …

Kids

50 of the Best New Breweries

Since 2011 we’ve tracked the rapid growth of the craft brewing industry in the United States, documenting the early successes of beer entrepreneurs …

Beer

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

Smart TV

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

The Best Beer From Every State, According to the Biggest American Beer Nerds

So much beer, so little time to try them all.<p>By<p>Apr 06 2018, 3:49 PM<p>Getty<p>Beer junkies really don’t play around. If a craft beer expert invites you …

Mom's Jiffy Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"This is my favorite recipe because it is so quick. Frost if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 (15.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix<p>2 …

Protein Engineering May Be the Future of Science

Some scientists think designing new proteins could become as significant as tweaking DNA.<p>Scientists are increasingly betting their time and effort that the way to control the world is through proteins. Proteins are what makes life animated. They take information encoded in DNA and turn it into …

Protein

One step closer to targeting and eliminating genetic mutations

Many life-threatening diseases are caused or exacerbated by a change of just one nucleotide building block in the universal genetic DNA code. Such …

Genetics

40 Party Dips and Spreads for Any Occasion

When you're planning a party, the easiest way to keep guests satisfied is to offer dips and spreads. These simple appetizers allow everyone to snack …

This Handy Infographic Shows What The Colour of Your Pee Says About Your Health

Yellow, green or... pink?<p>If you spot red in the toilet after relieving yourself, you may want to call a doctor.<p>Red urine could be a sign that there's …

13 True Crime Documentaries On Netflix That'll Really Make You Think

Netflix's documentary section really can't be beat — especially when it comes to the streaming service's true crime documentaries. By now, you've …

Sam's Famous Carrot Cake Recipe

"My Grandfather (Sam) was famous for this cake. Everyone who knew him, knows of his famous carrot cake. He would always have some available for …

The 50 Best Netflix Original Series Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 7th</b><p>There are a lot of good TV shows on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). The bread-and-butter of the Netflix service, however, is its original programming. With over 100 Netflix originals — between shows and movies — browsing aimlessly can be daunting. If …

TV

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

The 10 National Parks You Need to Visit

We asked our favorite outdoor icons which national parks and monuments they love best. Here's what they had to say.<p>This story was originally published in 2016. It was edited and updated on February 23, 2018.<p>This story was originally published in 2016. It was edited and updated on February 23, …

National Parks

15 incredible Netflix hacks that WILL change your life

Netflix is already hugely popular thanks to the range of TV series and films it has to offer - but even its biggest fans may not be aware of these …

"Nanodrops" That Repair Corneas May Ultimately Replace Glasses

New eye drops developed by researchers from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University in Israel can improve both nearsightedness and …

25 Exceptional Barrel-Aged Craft Beers

From imperial stouts to lagers, here is a definitive list of some of the best brews out there.<p>1 of 25<p>Lolita by Goose Island Beer Co.<p>Advertisement<p>2 of …

10 new Netflix shows you should be watching

We have access to so many unique services with so much great content that it’s difficult to filter through it all.<p>How many times do you go to start a …

The Best Chocolate Lava Cake Comes from the Slow Cooker

Coat a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Whisk the flour, granulated sugar, 2/3 cup of the cocoa powder, baking powder, …

Slow Cookers

Brain scans reveal why people get angry when they drink booze

Brain scans have revealed the real reason why two vodka lemonades can make you more aggressive.<p>Scientists in Australia were carrying out MRI scans on …

New South Wales

15 Wisconsin Foods to Try Before You Die

Cheese on cheese on cheese.<p>February 13, 2018<p>Wisconsin has recently been rated one of the best states to raise a family, and there isn't a single …

Cornish Pasties

A new DNA test will look for 190 diseases in your newborn’s genetic code

Using a swab of saliva from a newborn’s cheek, a new DNA test will probe the baby’s genes to search for 193 genetic diseases, like anemia, epilepsy, …