Nicolae

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How to Stop the Tantrums

Find out what's really going on in your little one's mind and learn techniques to sidestep (or survive!) the next meltdown.<p>One recent morning, I watched in complete horror as my toddler had a shrieking fit in the grocery store because I wouldn't let her push the cart (her driving skills are worse …

I'm So Sorry My Daughter's Disability Is Such an Inconvenience for You

I read the article "I'm So Sorry Our Disease is Such an Inconvenience for You" with a wry smile and an understanding of how individuals with severe allergies are treated, even though no one I know deals with the issues faced by the piece's author, Gluten Dude -- and others whose health and lives …

Autism

Yes, My Child With Special Needs Understands You -- Please Talk To Him

"How old is he?" people ask me.<p>"Ask <i>him</i>!" I say.<p>"Which flavor does he want?" the guy at the ice cream shop asks.<p>"Ask <i>him</i>!" I say.<p>"Would he like a balloon?" the lady at the bank asks.<p>"Ask <i>him</i>!" I say.<p>It's a phrase I've been repeating a lot lately: Ask <i>him</i>. Ask <i>him</i>. Ask <i>him</i>. Because again and again, people …

Autism

Slow down, parents. It’s good for your kids

Recently, I was asked, "how we can make time for play in our busy lives?"<p>Some people, especially those with younger kids, may balk at the idea that we need to make time for play. I remember when our kids were small, life was all about three things: sleeping, eating and playing. It was a cycle that …

Could Your Child Have a Learning Disability?

If your child is struggling with certain developmental milestones, look for signs of a learning disability and identify the type of learning disability your child may have to get a proper diagnosis.<p>Learning disabilities (LD) is a general term used to describe a variety of learning disorders. …

When The Beautiful Game Turns Ugly

A journey into the world of Italy's racist soccer thugs.<p>VERONA, Italy -- Right up until he started quoting Hitler and dropping N-bombs, my new friend …

Italy

The Top 10 Games Every Parent Should Play to Encourage Their Baby to Talk

<b>1. Peek-a-boo!</b><p>It's an all-time classic for a reason -- babies and toddlers just love it! Initially, use a transparent scarf or piece of fabric and briefly trail it over your face, so your baby can see your face and then you momentarily disappear. As your face is covered, start saying "Peek-aaa... " …

19 things to say to your son before he's grown

denise slark images/Flickr / Today<p>Boy Running in Cape: Things to Say to Your Son<p>There are many (many) life lessons that parents should share with …

Little kids need conversation to pick up language - Futurity

By speaking directly to their toddlers, parents can help them learn to process language more …

Cyborg insects could map collapsed buildings for first responders

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Backyard Brains<p>When first responders arrive at an emergency situation such as a collapsed building, they enter blind, …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

The Telegraph

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Study refuels debate over whether Voyager 1 has left solar system

New research says NASA misinterpreted magnetic field data and that, in fact, Voyager 1 entered interstellar space July 27, 2012. Even some previous skeptics are intrigued.<p>August 15, 2013|By Monte Morin<p>An artist's depiction of a Voyager spacecraft. A study published… (NASA )<p>Voyager 1, where are …

Astronomy

New Clues for How to Remember Dreams

A new study suggests that there are distinct differences in brain function between people who remember their dreams and those who don't.<p>This morning, I woke up with a very strong memory of staging a political coup in my sleep. Why I happened to remember my dream so vividly when I woke up, it's hard …

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

Classic Coupes: 7 Sleek Rides of the 1920s and 30s

"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition at Nashville's Frist Center for the Visual Arts, opened last month and will continue through Sept. 15. The collection showcases custom and one-of-a-kind classic cars made from 1929 to 1941, a time when<p>"Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an …

See Your Favorite Pop Culture Characters As “Simpsons”

Illustrator Adrien Noterdaem loves The Simpsons more than you do. He also enjoys many other colorful characters and turning them into yellow Springfield dwellers.<p>Joffrey Baratheon is too tall. In an illustration that made the Internet rounds recently, the cruel, young king you love to hate on <i>Game</i> …

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Articles about 8 inspiring minimalist bathrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...<p>Clean lines meet earth tones in this …

Storage Ideas

The Stories Behind 22 Classic Album Covers

1. <i>Nevermind</i> (1991)<p><b>Nirvana<br>Design by Robert Fisher and Kirk Weddle</b><p>Spencer Elden's first time swimming was a memorable one.<p>At four months old, Elden was …

Prince Philip

Street artist DS created a likeness of the man assigned to paint over his previous graffiti--right at the scene of the "crime"--leaving that man to decide whether to erase his own image. http://f-st.co/UElwQ2g

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …