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If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

This is why it’s so hard to help with your kid’s math homework

Two years ago I walked into a car rental return center in Charlotte and interrupted Adrianette Felix mid-rant.<p>“I can’t even help my own child do her homework, it’s so frustrating, and I feel so stupid,” she said. “What kind of mother can’t understand first-grade math?”<p>Felix and I spent the next …

Mathematics

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Critical Thinking

16 "Avengers: Infinity War" Moments That Shook Me To My Very Core

This post is literally ONLY spoilers.

Marvel Universe

6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Fatherhood When My Kids Were Still Young

Some advice from a dad who's been there.<p>Here’s the shocking thing about being a dad: One day, just when you’ve started to get good at the job, your …

Parenting

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …

Important Papers to Locate After Someone Dies

Updated July 16, 2017<p>After someone dies, family members will need to locate all of the decedent's important papers. It will give family members and, …

The best weekly exercise routine for healthy, steady weight loss

See results in just a few weeks!<p>Having a weight loss goal can breathe life into your fitness routine, believe it or not. The best routine for weight …

The Culture Factor

Strategy and culture are among the primary levers at top leaders’ disposal in their never-ending quest to maintain organizational viability and effectiveness. Strategy offers a formal logic for the company’s goals and orients people around them. Culture expresses goals through values and beliefs …

Management

This Crazy New Optical Illusion Shows if You Have 'Curvature Blindness'

We are freaking out.<p>Everybody loves a good optical illusion - and this newly discovered perception trick has us questioning how we see the world …

Being a Doctor Is Hard. It’s Harder for Women.

Happy medical residents are all alike. Every unhappy resident would take a long time to count.<p>It’s no secret that medical training is grueling: long hours, little sleep, rigid hierarchies, steep learning curves. It’s unfortunate but not surprising, then, that nearly one-third of residents …

Medicine

You're Just Not Prepared For What's Coming

I hate to break it to you, but chances are you're just not prepared for what's coming. Not even close. Don't take it personally. I'm simply playing …

The Best STEM Gifts for Kids 2017 Edition

Look for Kim Moldofsky, The Maker Mom, on WGN Morning News, this Friday, November 24 around 9:30 Central as she shows off a few of this year’s top …

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Mathematics

The Rule Breakers Guide to Cryptocurrencies: How Ethereum Is Different From Bitcoin

It’s a lot more complex than the difference between dollars and euros; the two are built to accomplish different things.<p>On this week's <i>Rule Breakers</i> …

This Mum's List Of "Don'ts" For Her Daughter Is So Empowering

Recent studies have found that rigid gender stereotypes negatively impact girls as young as six years old, but writer Toni Hammer is doing everything …

7 TED Talks That Will Inspire You to Succeed | Inc.com

Everyone wants to succeed, but not everyone knows how to succeed.<p>There are many things that will help us go the distance, but few are as empowering and inspiring as a TED Talk.<p>Listening to a TED Talk is a great way to gain information, discover new sources of innovation, and jump-start your life …

TED Talks

14 books every modern gentleman should read

FASHION -- 'Icons of Men's Style' by Josh Sims<p>'This one might be a little obvious, but it's a damn fine looking book, so I had to include …

The cases for and against 1984 as essential reading for 2017

Welcome to Vox’s weekly roundup of the best writing online about books and related subjects. Herewith is the best the internet has to offer for the week of January 23, 2017:<p>In the same week that the chair of the House Science Committee told the nation that Donald Trump is the sole reliable source …

V for Vendetta, Fahrenheit 451, and five other books that reflect Trump's America

Is Nineteen Eighty-Four too obvious? Readers suggest books on the rise of a US oligarchy, alternative facts – and a president who won’t live in the White House<p>George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has seen a surge in popularity since the election of Donald Trump, but other dystopian works of fiction …

Donald Trump

You, Too, Will Love Big Brother: A Life Of Reading And Rereading '1984'

It was a bright hot day in June. Or possibly July. And the clocks almost certainly weren't striking thirteen, because they don't do that in this country.<p>But it WAS the summer of 1984. I was 9 years old, and my father was handing me a beat-up paperback with an anonymous-looking white and green …

Books

Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

How George Orwell Predicted Donald Trump

The White House’s embrace of ‘alternative facts’ evokes the managed truth Orwell described in 1984 and Animal Farm—a perfect example of the Big Lie …

Literature

New Service Will Send Kids STEM Toys Each Month

Subscription services are a great way to stay well fed (like Blue Apron), try new things (like Birchbox), or just ensure you get a monthly present …

Nutrition

The Orwell Essay That's Even More Pertinent Than '1984' Right Now

Put down that sci-fi novel and pick up "Politics and the English Language."<p>In the three days since Kellyanne Conway described White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s lies as “alternative facts” on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” people around the country have been searching for ways to deal with the …

Literature

George Orwell Explains How “Newspeak” Works, the Official Language of His Totalitarian Dystopia in 1984

As we noted yesterday, and you likely noticed elsewhere, George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel <i>1984</i> shot to the top of the charts—or the Amazon …

Key concepts from George Orwell’s “1984” might explain why it’s Amazon’s best-selling book in the age of Trump

In the book <i>1984</i>, the job of protagonist Winston Smith is to replace historical truths with new, state-approved “facts.” This week in the US, in what appears to be an eerie reflection of today’s political climate of “post-truth” and “alternative facts,” the dystopian novel has shot to the number-one …

Donald Trump

Forget Nineteen Eighty-Four. These five dystopias better reflect Trump’s US

George Orwell’s tale of doublespeak and Big Brother is flying off the shelf after the president’s inauguration. But other imaginary worlds are closer to reality<p>Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has shot up the bestseller …

Literature

This is the single best diet for your overall health, according to nutrition experts

We thinking less about diets as being for rapid weight loss and more about for creating lifestyle changes that stick.<p>To help people sift through the noise and find science-backed plans that work for years rather than weeks, US News & World Report ranked 38 eating plans.<p>The rankings considered …

Holistic Medicine