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Why This Type of Intelligence You Probably Haven't Heard of Might Be the Most Important

The most important type of intelligence, Robert J. Sternberg says, has to do with setting and accomplishing your goals.<p>It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human …

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s Exactly How Much Sleep Kids Need, According to New Guidelines

Insufficient sleep has been deemed a “public health epidemic,” and the health risks can be significant: a lack of sleep has been linked to poor …

Sleep

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids

Here are some science-backed parenting strategies to help you raise highly successful kids.<p>What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said …

Parenting

How An Accidental Entrepreneur Created A $30M Online Business

Jane Lu’s path to success was a winding road that took her halfway across the world — and through a significant rough patch — before taking her to the top.<p>In 2009, Lu was working in the Sydney office of an international consulting firm, and was content being a busy and social professional. But that …

Entrepreneurship

Dad's Viral Note to His Daughters' Future Boyfriends Is a Must-Read

Give it up for this amazing father, who put his own spin on the memes we see everywhere regarding dads' attitudes towards their daughters' boyfriends.<p>We've all seen the memes, the T-shirts, the bumper stickers from dads of daughters. They say things like "guns don't kill people, fathers with pretty …

Parenting

Want to help your child succeed in school? It’s about reading, not homework

What parent doesn’t want their kid to thrive at school? Most of us would do anything to help our little ones hit academic and developmental goals.<p>It …

How to Pair Typefaces & Ensure Readability [Infographic]

You're reading How to Pair Typefaces & Ensure Readability [Infographic], originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

5 Things to Know About Oil Changes for Your Car

If you're confused about motor oil—the right time to change it, how often to change it, what's the best oil for your car—Consumer Reports’ chief …

Russia Opens First Criminal Case Involving Bitcoin

Last week, Russian police arrested three businessmen for illegally trading in 500 million rubles worth of bitcoin, or around $9 million worth of the crypto-currency. The arrest marks the start of the first-ever criminal case against bitcoin sales in Russia, <i>Vedomosti</i> business daily reported on Sept. …

5 Things to Know About Your Child’s Development

When you’re a first-time mom, there are probably a lot of things you don’t know about parenting. Also, you probably don’t know every detail about how …

Immune System

How Narcissists Respond When Things Don’t Go Their Way

It’s all too familiar: You made careful plans to attend a family event or a friend’s milestone birthday, or to take a business trip. But then the …

Copenhagen: The Good Life

Copenhagen may be one of the world's most livable cities, but navigating the surplus of reasons why it is indeed a crowd favorite—from shops to restaurants to monuments—can feel like a heavy task for even the savviest of tourists. We experienced this firsthand on a recent trip to the Danish …

Framing

9 Things You Never Knew About 'My Best Friend's Wedding'

It's been 20 years since the beloved Julia Roberts favorite "My Best Friend's Wedding" hit theaters, and you probably still have "I Say a Little Prayer" stuck in your head.<p>The classic rom-com was released June 20, 1997, and earned some critical acclaim and box office success. It catapulted Cameron …

Cameron Diaz

7 Ways to Make Your Photos More Interesting

When I first started taking photos, I knew the importance of finding what “good” really looked like. I knew that there were a million people out …

Three IUDs and Implants Can Still Be Used Past End Dates

Women who opt for intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants as birth control may be able to use the contraceptives longer -- and with the same effectiveness -- than the recommended end date, according to a new study.<p>The research, published in <i>Obstetrics & Gynecology</i>, confirms that three types of …

Women's Health

Meet The Cowboys Of Southern France

Here, cowboys — called gardians — ride white horses on the beaches and herd black cattle, while flamingos wade in the shallow marshy waters.

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How GE Trains More Experienced Employees

Trainee programs for new recipients of bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD degrees have been around for years. Each year, organizations race toward campuses and grab hold of the recruits they consider best for their talent pool. Once in the program, the newly minted graduates are rotated through various …

Start Tomorrow Right With 4 Energy-Filled Breakfast Ideas

Photo: Allison Norton/Courtesy of Lauren Conrad.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad</i> …

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

Training advice - The Running Bug

Easy-to-Grow Vegetables

Every new gardener wants a thriving harvest. These easy-to-grow varieties, whose flavors range from hot to sweet, are a wise choice for a successful first-time garden.<p>'Black Seeded Simpson' loose-leaf lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an heirloom that matures early in the season with a tender texture and …

Composting 101

Compost is created in forests, fields, and plains around the world. It is the result of organic matter (plant parts and food scraps) decomposing with the aid of water, oxygen, invertebrate organisms (worms, slugs, sow bugs), and beneficial microorganisms (fungi and bacteria). Crumbly, dark brown …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

5 Things You Need to Know About Trans Fats in Your Food

Considering the recent news that the FDA has finally decided to make some moves with regard to partially hydrogenated oils (also known as …

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HOW TO SURVIVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE<p>Let’s say it’s 6.15pm and you’re going home (alone of course), after an unusually hard day on the job. You’re …

Visual Workout: Five-Minute Plank to Abs of Steel

The abdominal muscle group is the strongest muscle group in the body, and it influences every physical activity you can imagine. From sitting in a chair and walking in the park to running and throwing a ball, all are influenced by the ability of the strength, speed and coordination generated to be …