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Metropolis: Watch Fritz Lang’s 1927 Masterpiece

Today we bring you one of the most influential films of all time: Fritz Lang's 1927 fable of good and evil fighting it out in a futuristic urban …

Gravity Squeezes 40% More Power From These Solar Panels

At first glance, Eden Full may seem like a typical Princeton undergrad, but she's far from typical. The 21-year-old is a Thiel Fellow and inventor of …

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Child About Food

As parents, we all say things to encourage our kids to eat healthier. Yet, in our modern, food-centric environment, even well-intentioned comments can be translated into negatives that hinder eating.<p>So, here are 10 common "food statements" parents often say to kids, how kids are likely to translate …

Nutrition

Mother Creates Adorable Adventures for Her Sleeping Son

As we've seen many times before, with Adele Enersen's <i>Mila's Daydreams</i> or with Anna Eftimie's <i>Blackboard Adventures</i>, magical adventures can happen when a baby is dreaming. Well, that is, if the baby has a creative parent! In the series that's quickly making its way around the web, mother Queenie Liao …

Cute

Research Says Screen Time Can Be Good For Your Kids

Screen time is not all bad for your kids. They can learn a ton from video games. And when parents and children are watching or playing together, kids are internalizing important social skills. Being intentional about the messages you send to your kids about media is a missing link in most parenting …

The Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picture Books of 2012

On the heels of this year’s best science books, art books, design books, and philosophy and psychology books, the 2012 best-of reading lists continue with the annual roundup of the year’s ten-or-so most delightful children’s and picturebooks. (Catch up on last year’s roundup here.)<p>HENRI’S WALK TO …

7 Do's and Don'ts of Raising a Happy Child

Happiness probably tops the list of things you want to cultivate in your children -- just follow our list of what to do (and not do) when nurturing your child's positive outlook.<p>Do Let Your Kid Take the Lead<p>Spend "child-centered time" with your kid every day, says Joyce Nolan Harrison, M.D., …

Μίνα Κακανιά: η Foodie της εβδομάδας!

<b>Πες τρία υλικά που δεν λείπουν ποτέ από το ψυγείο σου</b><p>Tο βούτυρο που δένει όλες μου τις σάλτσες κι ας φωνάζουν όσο θέλουν οι σύγχρονοι διατροφολόγοι! …

Μια σκέψη κι ένα υστερόγραφο μεγαλύτερο απο τη σκέψη | πιτσιρίκος

Γεια σου φίλε Πιτσιρίκο. Ξέρεις, όταν καμιά φορά προσπαθώ να σκέφτομαι «σε μηδενική βάση» και να βλέπω τα πράγματα «με παρθένα μάτια» και όλα αυτά τα …

Αφιέρωμα στον Δημήτρη Δημητριάδη

Το αφιέρωμα στον Δημήτρη Δημητριάδη θα μονοπωλήσει το ενδιαφέρον του θετρόφιλου κοινού, αλλά και των αναγνωστών του συγγραφέα. Περιλαμβάνει μια …

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Το πιο παράξενο βιβλίο που έχει γραφτεί ποτέ

Θυμάμαι ότι το πιο εντυπωσιακό πράγμα που είχα δει στο βρετανικό μουσείο στην πρώτη μου επίσκεψη δεν ήταν ούτε αγάλματα, ούτε μούμιες, ούτε …

The Snowden files: why the British public should be worried about GCHQ

When the Guardian offered John Lanchester access to the GCHQ files, the journalist and novelist was initially unconvinced. But what the papers told him was alarming: that Britain is sliding towards an entirely new kind of surveillance society<p>In August, the editor of the Guardian rang me up and …

2/10: Διεθνής Ημέρα Μη Βίας. Οι θεμελιώδεις αρχές του Γκάντι

Η Διεθνής Ημέρα Μη Βίας καθιερώθηκε στις 15 Ιουνίου 2007 με απόφαση της Γενικής Συνέλευσης του ΟΗΕ και γιορτάζεται κάθε χρόνο στις 2 Οκτωβρίου,</b> …

Summerhill: Το σχολείο που ονειρεύεσαι υπάρχει!

Το πρώτο πράγμα που σ' εντυπωσιάζει φτάνοντας στο <b>Summerhill</b> είναι ότι δεν έχει πόρτα. Απλά στρίβεις σ' ένα δρομάκι και είσαι μέσα. Ποιο ιδιωτικό …

To Parents of Small Children: Let Me Be the One Who Says It Out Loud

I am in a season of my life right now where I feel bone-tired almost all of the time. Ragged, how-am-I-going-to-make-it-to-the-end-of-the-day, eyes burning exhausted.<p>I have three boys ages 5 and under. I'm not complaining about that. Well, maybe I am a little bit. But I know that there are people …

Dolphins

11 Teachers’ Tips on How to Handle Children

<b>The advice:</b> “If you want kids to listen, lower your voice instead of raising it. This forces kids to focus. Whisper, ‘If you can hear me, touch your …

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The Day I Stopped Saying 'Hurry Up'

When you're living a distracted life, every minute must be accounted for. You feel like you must be checking something off the list, staring at a screen, or rushing off to the next destination. And no matter how many ways you divide your time and attention, no matter how many duties you try and …

Parenting

Six Words You Should Say Today

Very rarely does one sentence have immediate impact on me.<p>Very rarely does one sentence change the way I interact with my family.<p>But this one did. It …

How to Carve Wood

«Ο Άρειος Πάγος, η Ελληνική Δικαιοσύνη και η Ελληνική Αστυνομία δεν είχαν πάρει χαμπάρι τόσο χρόνια πως η Χρυσή Αυγή είναι εγκληματική οργάνωση. Ιδέα …

Tandemocracy - Vote With Your Feet

<i>The following post appeared on the Loveahappyending Lifestyle Magazine on Friday 20th September 2013:</i><p>Once upon a time I had a male work-colleague …

Comment on Waterproof winter cycling gear checklist by cheap car untrance in FL

Kia ora Bob, Congrats on a job well done and people served on another of your assignments. I was talking to Donald from Likeminds on the weekend past …

Cycling

Κόμικ Καβάφης - τώρα και στα ελληνικά!

Update: Ευχαριστώ και τον Κώστα που βρήκε και την ελληνική εκδοχή:<p>Update2: H επιμέλεια στα ελληνικά του κόμικ έγινε από τη φιλόλογο Κατερίνα …

TERRA NULLIUS - Γιάνης Βαρουφάκης: Ο ναζί μέσα μου

<b>Ο ναζισμός</b> είναι πολιτικό και οικονομικό φαινόμενο. Κανένας Χίτλερ δεν θα ανέβαινε στην εξουσία, αν δεν εξασφάλιζε την ανοχή ενός αστού πολιτικού της …

ΥΠΕΡΚΕΙΜΕΝΑ - Νίκος Δήμου: 13 θέσεις για τον φασισμό.

<b>1.</b> Ο φασισμός είναι η ιδεολογία της βίας και της ωμής δύναμης. Δίκαιο, γνώση, σωστό, λάθος, αποφασίζονται από την πυγμή του ισχυρού.<p><b>2.</b> Δεν είναι η …

The Dreary Side of Superhero Life

Life can't be full of nonstop action -can it? Even Supermen has some down time, and that time is filled with mundane things like hanging out with …