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They raise the world's happiest children - so is it time you went Dutch?

Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a climbing frame and are jostling to get down the slide first. Their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. In the distance, a dog barks and a little boy ambles along on his balance bike, trailed by his grandfather who is …

Israel to test electric roads that wirelessly charge vehicles as they drive

Forget the charging port—the roads of the near future could power your electric car while you drive, eliminating the need to ever stop to recharge or …

10 Expert Tips To Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet

A one-item to-do list, smarter ways to email, and productive procrastination: We’ve gathered the best ways to get more done this year.<p>There is no one definitive strategy to being productive, and it may take a little trial and error to find what works best for you. But if you’ve resolved to make …

Humans Will Be Marrying Robots By 2050 Says AI Expert

Had a child recently? Well, here’s something you might want to prepare yourself for. By the time wedding bells are ringing your new son- or …

Artificial Intelligence

Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

8 Ways Your Body Changes in Your 20s, 30s, & 40s

We all (well, hopefully all) learned in middle school about the major transitions that come along with puberty. But what sex ed <i>doesn't</i> teach us is that our bodies are in a constant state of flux, not just during puberty. Long after we've reached our adult heights, our bodies continue growing in …

Middle School

Margot Robbie Gets Married in a Secret Wedding Ceremony—Here’s What We Know So Far

Margot Robbie has reportedly married her boyfriend and assistant director Tom Ackerley in a secret wedding over the weekend. The 26-year-old actress was photographed arriving at the Gold Coast Airport in Australia wearing a shirt reading “Say ‘I Do’ Down Under”—what can now be seen as a clear nod …

Cratejoy Builds a Better Box Subscription Service - SiliconHills

By LESLIE ANNE JONES<br>Reporter with Silicon Hills News<p>Alex Morse and Amir Elaguizy, co-founders of Cratejoy in Austin, photo by Devaki Knowles<p>In our …

How Subscription Boxes Let You Travel the World Without Leaving Your House

If you can’t fly off to Japan or France right this second, sate your wanderlust by signing up for one of these curated subscription boxes that brings your favorite country to you.<p>Craft Coffee<p>What do you do if you love coffee but don’t live in one of the world’s most caffeinated cities? Sign up for …

Archaeologists Discovered a Lost Ancient Egyptian City | Last Week in Art

And amidst Art Week Miami, protesters scored a major victory for Standing Rock.<p><i>A lot went down last week in the weird and wild world of Art. Some things were more scandalous than others, some were just plain wacky—but all of them are worth knowing about. Without further ado:</i><p>+ Archeologists found a …

5 Ways to Beat Procrastination

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Clif Bar’s Former CEO Opens Up About the Emotional Toll of Entrepreneurship

These days, it’s becoming almost trendy for entrepreneurs to openly discuss their depression and other emotional afflictions. They’re getting hip to …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Praise Them Like This (but Most Parents Do the Opposite)

Stop praising kids for their innate or God-given abilities, and instead focus on their effort.<p>What if I were to tell you that you could increase the odds that your kids will achieve great success in life--maybe greater success than you've had--simply by making a small change in how you praise them …

Self-improvement

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

The Very Best Chocolate Mint Fudge

Sweet Potato Cornbread

Hey guys! The holidays are quickly approaching, which means lots of family, fun, and of course food! I come from a pretty big family so cooking for …

Recipes

Data Analytics Top Trends In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

With 2016 drawing to a close, we can look back on what can only be described as a mixed year for data analytics. The polling data in the run-up to …

The cast of 'Hamilton' had a message for Mike Pence after the audience booed him

The cast of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" addressed Vice President-elect Mike Pence who was in attendance at the show Friday night.<p>At the end of the show, cast member Brandon Victor Dixon urged Pence and President-elect Donald Trump to embrace minorities and work to represent them in the White …

Donald Trump

A New Program Judges If You’re a Criminal From Your Facial Features

The machine learning experiment boasts seemingly incredible accuracy, but is being criticised for human biases and the potential to label innocent people as guilty.<p>Like a more crooked version of the Voight-Kampff test from <i>Blade Runner</i>, a new machine learning paper from a pair of Chinese researchers …

The One Mind Shift That Will Get Rid of Procrastination Forever

You only need to commit to one thing to end procrastination forever.<p>There are so many tips and tricks out there to increase productivity and decrease procrastination.<p>Take short breaks, make lists ...<p>Remove distractions, prioritize ...<p>Drink less coffee, drink more coffee ...<p>You've heard them all …

Procrastination

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …

8 Biggest Time Wasters That Kill Your Productivity

The average person spends 118 minutes per day on social media. Is it worth it?<p>We all wish that we could be more productive. But, how is that possible when assignments keep piling up, the latest season of <i>Orange is the New Black</i> just appeared on Netflix, and you have a flurry of emails, texts, and …

You’re Not Crazy for Wanting to Be an Entrepreneur

It’s a crazy thing for most people, this whole “I want to start my own company” business. There’s no steady paycheck, no set framework for how to …

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make While Fundraising

When a startup decides it’s time to start raising capital, there’s a lot of potential business impacts to consider. If things go well, funding can launch startups into another gear, earning them more customers, traction and publicity than ever. What many founders are less apt to discuss, however, …

Entrepreneurship

Five Great Apps That Will Teach You How to Code

A few years ago, if you wanted to learn coding you had to buy a 20-pound paperback with some cute animal on the cover and then navigate through …

Programming

What to Eat Before, During and After You Run

Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you’ve likely heard about marathoners carb-loading before a race or long run. But pasta isn’t the only …

How to Hang On to Happiness After an Awesome Life Event

Securing a sizable raise at work. Getting engaged. Fitting into an old pair of jeans. There are moments in our lives that fill us with so much joy …