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Eight ways parents can teach teens to be honest

My friend Jess stopped in her tracks outside her daughter’s bedroom door. Anna was on the phone, telling her eighth-grade classmate Julia that she had spent the day with her boyfriend. Jess knew that Anna had been with her, sorting through outgrown clothes and watching reruns of “Modern Family.”<p>As …

Parenting

18 Proven Ways to Be More Confident | Inc.com

There are some people -- I'm sure you know a few -- who seem to possess genuine confidence. It's as if they were born that way.<p>The rest of us are not as confident as we'd like to be -- especially in those challenging or stressful moments when we most need to believe in ourselves.<p>Fortunately for us, …

Self-improvement

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Web Development

30 Things You Finally Need to Get Done in Your Home This Month

Once you finish, you'll be over-the-moon happy.<p>Most people set resolutions in January. But instead of making goals for the entire year, we want to challenge you to do these 30 tasks before the end of the month to set your home up for success. Trust us, it'll make 2017 your cleanest, most organized …

Cleaning

WATCH: 3 Yoga Moves to Help You Ease into the New Year

Want to enter the New Year free of stress and muscle tension?<p>Yoga expert Bee Bosnak breaks down three simple yoga moves to help you ease into 2017.<p><b>1.</b> …

10 Must-have apps that college students shouldn’t live without

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share12<p>+13<p>Shares 45<p>The truth of our modern times is that you probably won’t find a student who does not use innovative gadgets today. It …

3 exercises for toned thighs

A lot of people struggle with toning their legs, especially because exercises like squats and lunges can be hard on the knees. The good news is that you don't need to lunge or squat your way to strong, toned legs. Use these three exercises to target this popular problem area — all while reducing …

Workouts

How to arrange your hallway? 12 inspirational ideas

Your hallway is such a fantastic space, especially in terms of making a wonderful first impression on guests, so don't let it go to waste. Interior …

6 Resources to Learn Algorithms and Data Structures

Fundamentals are very important, they are the building blocks of anything. No matter what you want to learn, you cannot just simply jump half way in …

Machine Learning

What to say if your child asks 'what's the point of maths?'

As a parent, or even teacher, you are likely to have been asked the question: "What's the point of maths?"<p>This is often followed by: "When will I …

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

What Happened When I Stopped Forcing My Son To Do His Homework

I’d heard all the arguments against forcing kids to do their homework, along with the research proving how useless homework is in the first place, …

Squat Jacks: The Butt And Legs Exercise That Burns Major Calories

Exercises that combine cardio and strength training are a one-way ticket to a more efficient workout, and squat jacks are one of the best moves …

How a Grad Student Found Spyware That Could Control Anybody’s iPhone from Anywhere in the World

Last summer, Bill Marczak stumbled across a program that could spy on your iPhone’s contact list and messages—and even record your calls. Illuminating shadowy firms that sell spyware to corrupt governments across the globe, Marczak’s story reveals the new arena of cyber-warfare.<p>The night it …

These 5 simple tips will help you keep your mental peace at workplace

<i>Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise. It means to be in the middle of those things and still be calm at your heart.</i> How many …

This Is How Interior Designers Decorate a Room From Start to Finish

Consider this—you've just bought a new home, signed a lease on a new apartment, or moved to a new city. You fell in love with the space that will …

A psychologist says parents should do these 18 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who lacks confidence will be reluctant to try new or challenging things because they're scared of failing or disappointing others.<p>This can end up holding …

What foods should I eat when I catch a cold or fever?

<b>The question</b><p>Is it true that you should "feed a cold"? What foods I should eat when I'm sick? Is there a supplement I can take to recover faster?<p><b>The answer</b><p>It's an axiom that dates back hundreds of years: Feed a cold, starve a fever. Yet its origin is vague and its scientific basis is tenuous.<p>It's …

A 10-Minute Fat-Burning Plyometric Workout You Can Do At Home

Plyometric exercises are the current fitness darlings. And what makes them so effective also makes them extra brutal. That's because plyometric …

Neuroscience Show These Are 5 Top Ways To Clear Your Mind

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

With programming lessons now part of the school day, can parents help their offspring get top marks? Fear not – toys, gadgets and apps are all available to make coding a fun part of growing up<p>Coding kids aren’t a new trend. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Usborne Publishing was releasing books …

Kids

Grab your smartphone: These inspiring fitness apps will get you off the couch

Don't give up on your fitness New Year's resolutions just yet — there's help as close as your smartphone.<p>"Information on food and exercise has become so available and free on the Internet it's completely transformed people's approach to wellness and has liberated the client from being at the gym," …

Death toll from tainted liquor in Mumbai reaches 94

Ten more people died in Mumbai from drinking tainted liquor, raising the death toll to 94 in the worst such incident in India in more than a decade, police said Sunday.<p>The 10 men died late Saturday, three days after drinking the cheap liquor in Malvani, in Mumbai's Malad suburb. Around 40 others …