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Fifty Years of BASIC, the Programming Language That Made Computers Personal

Knowing how to program a computer is good for you, and it’s a shame more people don’t learn to do it.<p>For years now, that’s been a hugely popular …

How to Gently Nudge Kids to Express Their Feelings

The other morning, I promised to take my 3-year-old son Ari for a special breakfast treat -- waffles and strawberries -- before I dropped him off at daycare.<p>Right before we left our home, I received a work-related text.<p>"Mommy, mommy, come on, let's go for our special breakfast waffles," Ari called …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

15 Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Kids

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

Kids

10 Ways to Help Your Child Build Self-Esteem

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …

Tag: Offices

10 Easy Pieces: Best Eco-Friendly Paints<p>by Janet Hall<p>Exotica at Work: 13 Ideas to Steal from a Historic Office in Charleston<p>by Annie Quigley<p>10 Easy …

Warner Bros. Takes You Behind the Bricks of 'The Lego Movie'

With <i>The Lego Movie</i> set to debut on Feb. 7, its creators gave fans a tongue-in-cheek look at what went down "behind the bricks" when the cameras …

Take Five: DIY Poppers for Valentines Day

I miss those days. When they came home with a list of classmates and we headed to the store to carefully pick out the perfect pack of Valentines for …

88 Books That Teach Important Lessons

A Picture Book of Helen Keller (Picture Book Biography) by David A. Adler tells readers that we are all different with different abilities but are …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental input.<br>• On the first few tests, the well-prepared kids get perfect scores, while the unprepared kids …

Kids

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …