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11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

The Joker And Harley Quinn Have Gotten The Inevitable ’50 Shades’ Treatment In This New Mashup

The Joker and Harley Quinn had quite the unique relationship in <i>Suicide Squad</i>, but if you thought that was something, you ain’t seen nothing yet. The Nerdy Hero YouTube channel has treated us to the Joker-Harley <i>50 Shades of Gray</i> mash-up trailer we never knew we desperately wanted until now, and it’s …

Blac Chyna is selling a T-shirt inspired by a fight with Rob Kardashian

Fighting with your fiancé is no fun, but Blac Chyna has found the silver living: using those fights to make money.<p>Chyna is currently selling a …

How to Be More Assertive, According to Research

You don’t want to fight. You don’t want to be hassled. You don’t want to disappoint them. It’s easier to just nod and give them what they want.<p>But …

These are some of the world’s most lethal waves | Adventure Sports Network

Some wave are downright ugly, some terrifying, some deadly and some just plain insane.<p>Here we take a look at the world’s most lethal waves. Be warned …

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Home in an Hour

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'It's definitely scary': Miami residents grapple with Zika

<b>Miami (CNN) —</b> Melanie Fernandez didn't expect to be wearing long-sleeved shirts in the scorching heat of a South Florida summer.<p>But Fernandez, who's 20 weeks' pregnant, says she isn't taking any chances now that more than a dozen cases of Zika have been found in her city.<p>"I'm OK walking around in …

Public Health

16 drool-worthy ways to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

There are plenty of questionable food holidays (Lima Bean Respect Day? Huh?) but today is a day that we can really get behind here at TODAY Food. That's because August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Hooray! Sure, you could pick up a box of store-bought cookies but since they're so easy to …

Dessert

All The Sex And Nudity In 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6

There's not a lot, but it's there.<p><b>Warning: The following video contains sexual content and many “Game of Thrones” spoilers.</b><p>On Sunday, Season 6 of "Game of Thrones" went out with a literal bang. Sadly, it was not the sexy kind.<p>This season has been the show’s most lackluster in terms of sexual …

TV Series

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

30+ Gifts For Dads That Are Cooler Than Dad Jokes

Let's get real for a second. It's time to show our dads some love. Like, a lot of love. Because if we're <i>really</i> being honest, that one (official) day …

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Apps

How fiction ruined love | Financial Times

To fall in love feels like such a personal and spontaneous process, it is strange — and a bit insulting — to suggest that we’re only copying what the …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

The Most Popular Resolution for 2016 Should Be a Pleasure to Follow

Survey asks 5,000 Americans about their goals for the coming year.<p>What do you want to accomplished most in 2016? If you're like most Americans, your top objective is to live a fuller, happier life. You also want to be healthier and thinner.<p>Those are the findings of a New Year's Resolution survey …

How to make homemade doughnuts

You don't have to be Homer Simpson to swoon over a doughnut. But no matter how wonderful they appear, it's hard to find a store-bought doughnut that compares with homemade.<p>And believe it or not, they're really not hard to make.<p><b>Devil's food doughnuts</b><p>Total time: About 1 hour<br>Servings: Makes about 1 …

Baking

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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Adele’s 25 Continues to Break Records, Sells Another 1.15 Million Copies

Forget Bing Crosby and Eartha Kitt: Adele’s <i>25</i> is officially the biggest album of Christmas.<p>According to Billboard, <i>25</i> sold 1.15 million in pure album …

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

Personal Finance

Winners of Nikon’s 2015 Small World Contest Reveal the Microscopic Beauty of Our World

The winners and honourably-mentioned images were recently announced for Nikon's 2015 Small World Photomicrography Competition. Submissions were collected from professionals and amateurs alike; the contest is open to anyone with a passion for microscopy and photography. With a rich pool of …

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Books

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

Photo Friday: Find Photography Inspiration in The Shot

Every Wednesday for a little over a year now, we’ve been releasing The Shot, a magazine about all things photography inspiration curated by Flipboard’s photo editors, Steve Fine and Gary Hershorn. Besides the practical gear roundups and tutorials, what makes The Shot so essential is the spotlight …

Digital Cameras

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Top executives reveal their chief complaints about the email they receive.<p>How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we …

These may be the nerdiest yet chicest shoes, ever

LONDON — We already know that in fashion, it's all about the revenge of the nerds. And to further this notion, shoe designer and proud geek, Nicholas …

All About Workout Tips and How to Lose Weight

We’re about to enter the season of eating and indulgence, so get ahead of that defeated feeling and start shoring up your discipline and resolve. By this point, the benefits of exercise are well known, but that doesn’t stop readers’ voracious appetites for all manner of workout tips, shortcuts and …