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Getting on the Same Page Parenting ADHD

So what do you do about it? CAN you get on the same page with parenting when anyone in the family has ADHD?<p>Well, it helps to identify and get some …

How Does Race Affect a Student's Math Education?

A new paper examines the ways “whiteness” reproduces racial advantages and disadvantages.<p>Kassie Benjamin-Ficken, a teacher in Minneapolis, discovered her love of math in elementary school. One of her earliest memories is begging her mother to come to school so her teachers could share how she …

It’s White America’s Job To Fight White Supremacism

“It’s like white people can’t handle the idea that there are devils in our midst,” said Heidi Beirich, who studies extremism.<p>NEW YORK ― White supremacist hate is a growing problem that all Americans ― but white people in particular ― need to face head-on, said Heidi Beirich of the Southern Poverty …

Rights & Freedoms

Are You Doing Push-Ups Right? Here's How to Do It Better

Push-ups are an amazing exercise because they work your whole body. They work the chest muscles and the core muscles at the same time, so a lot of the benefits you get from planks, you get from push-ups.<p>Push-ups are great for people of any age and fitness level, because they can be modified and …

Exercise

As a Team-First LeBron James Soars, a Me-First Carmelo Anthony Staggers

Say what you will about LeBron James, but whenever he whines, or wanders, it is usually in the overwhelming interests of winning.<p>When he peeled off his Cleveland Cavaliers jersey in 2010 and took his talents to South Beach, he had no qualms about attaching himself to a franchise and a fan base …

Basketball

The rise of the super gonorrhea | Toronto Star

But among the many villains populating the superbug universe, <i>Neisseria gonorrhoeae</i> is a particularly worrisome character.<p>For starters, gonorrhea is …

Effective Communicator: Extroverts & Introverts Different and Equal

Don't believe the stereotype that one personality type is a more effective communicator than others. Here's what matters. From The People Skills …

Personality

Where to put your cash while savings rates are rock-bottom

As interest rates languish at the lowest level in living memory, there is little hope for savers looking on in disappointment at their bank statements. The average savings account now pays a dismal 0.61%, according to Moneyfacts.co.uk, and the firm recorded just 12 rate rises in February – and 235 …

Finance

Why Promising Students Struggle to Escape Poverty

Researchers tracked hundreds of students in Baltimore to find out what top achievers had that others didn’t.<p>Despite the challenge of growing up in tough areas with few resources, thousands of inner city kids manage to excel academically. But even some students who seem to thrive early on run a …

Yahoo is ditching a plan that caused turmoil within Tumblr

Tumblr, the popular blogging service that Yahoo acquired for $1.1 billion in 2013, was supposed to be Yahoo's ticket to growth with younger, mobile users.<p>But the storyline was officially dashed last month when Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer acknowledged that the site had fallen short of its revenue goals …

The Top 15 Songs Couples Pick for Their First Wedding Dance

But let’s be real: All of the guests are judging. You’re judging the couple’s dance moves. Most of all, you’re judging their song choice. How many times has Norah Jones’s “Come Away with Me” started up and you’ve been all like, “<i>Not again</i>”?<p>Turns out, good ol’ Norah is only 14th on Spotify’s newly …

Is Ending Segregation the Key to Ending Poverty?

Chicago's experiment in relocating poor African American families to rich white suburbs seems to be a success. So why are so few other cities doing the same?<p>Like many mothers raising children in Chicago’s housing projects in the 1990s and 2000s, Seitia Harris was afraid of the drugs and violence …

Jet stream blasts BA plane across Atlantic in record time

Boeing 777 reported at speeds of up to 745mph as it flies from New York to Heathrow in just 5 hours 16 minutes<p>Concorde may have been retired but a British Airways passenger jet approached supersonic speed this week as it rode a surging jet stream from New York to London.<p>The Boeing 777-200 jet …

Weather

The Procrastination Doom Loop—and How to Break It

Delaying hard work is all about your mood.<p>When I woke up this morning, I had one goal: Finish this article by 11 a.m.<p>So, predictably, by the time it was 10 a.m., I had made and consumed two cups of coffee, taken out the trash, cleaned my room while taking a deliberately slow approach to folding my …

22 Quotes About True Wisdom

Wisdom is a constant process. No matter how sure of your own wisdom you are, there’s something out there left to learn — that’s what the wise would …

Mark Twain

Rich People Exercise, Poor People Take Diet Pills

One reason the underprivileged face an obesity crisis is that they rely on ineffective weight-loss strategies. In part, this is because economic uncertainty makes it harder to plan for workouts and healthy meals.<p>Poor people—and poor women in particular—are more likely to be overweight and obese. …

Perfect Push Ups Workout Guide: 35+ Exercises | The Art of Manliness

The humble push-up. Used by militaries all over the world to get their soldiers in fighting condition and middle school P.E. teachers to punish punk …

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars, says expert

Beef’s environmental impact dwarfs that of other meat including chicken and pork, new research reveals, with one expert saying that eating less red meat would be a better way for people to cut carbon emissions than giving up their cars.<p>The heavy impact on the environment of meat production was …

Cargito iPad Cases Offer Stylish iPad Protection And On-The-Go Charging

Cargito is a new collection of iPad cases that combines stylish design, high quality materials, and a built-in battery for on-the-go charging in one …

Eating More Vegetables Can Almost Halve Your Risk of Dying

We’ve all been told to eat our vegetables, and even if we don’t like it, we know they’re good for us. But a new study shows just how good for our …

Women's Wages Are Rising: Why Are So Many Families Getting Poorer?

Start by looking at what's happening with men's wages.<p>The good news, trumpeted in <i>Women’s Work,</i> the latest report from the Pew Economic Mobility Project, is that dramatic increases in women’s labor-force participation have boosted the “financial security and mobility” of millions of families across …

Pancake Syrup | Caramel Color - Consumer Reports

Pancake syrup is far less expensive than pure maple syrup, but those savings come at a price. Caramel color is often used to give the syrups their …

He Cheated, But Does That Really Make Him A Bad Guy?

<i>By Sophie Rosen for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>Cheater.<p>That is what I called him. The word effortlessly and thoughtlessly rolled off my tongue -- the only label that came to mind as my husband admitted, unrepentantly, he was with and committed to another woman.<p>Undeniably we had our problems. Major ones. A …

How Jesus Became God

<i>Written in support of the new book How Jesus Became God : The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee.</i><p>Jesus was a lower-class preacher from Galilee, who, in good apocalyptic fashion, proclaimed that the end of history as he knew it was going to come to a crashing end, within his own …

10 Things High EQ People Don't Do

Many people hang their success in life on their IQ level. Yet, there is something that can be an even stronger predictor of success. We all know …

These U.S. Colleges and Majors Are the Biggest Waste of Money

You can major in art at a lower-tier public university if you want to. Just don't expect it to make you rich.<p>This morning we published a review of recent research by PayScale on the most valuable colleges and majors in America, based on self-reported earnings by individuals who graduated from …

What Stop-and-Frisk Means to the Descendants of Slaves

Racial profiling is a lazy reversion to an older America—a nation that wasn't designed with black citizens in mind. This post is part of a debate series on “Is Stop and Frisk Worth It?," an article featured in the current issue of The Atlantic magazine.<p>Jehu Grant was a Rhode Island slave who …

How To Deal With Sadness At Work

Life Can Make You Bitter Or Better, Choose Better

Life can make you bitter or better. Choose better.<p>Life is full of setbacks and heartache.<p>The difference between unsuccessful people and successful …

Success

Black Pathology and the Closing of the Progressive Mind

How Jonathan Chait and other Obama-era liberals misunderstand the role of white supremacy in America's history and present<p>Among opinion writers, Jonathan Chait is outranked in my esteem only by Hendrik Hertzberg. This lovely takedown of Robert Johnson is a classic of the genre, one I studied …