Chad Hoskins

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33 Things to Stop Doing to Your Kids Right Now

In our quest to be a great mom or dad, we often don't see that our actions aren't always best for our children. Now's the time to take off the …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

I Tried ‘Peaceful Parenting’ and It Turns Out I’m an Angry Dad

Dr. Laura Markham’s parenting method requires parents to turn away from discipline and look critically at their own desire for control.<p>The word …

Parenting

The Worst Advice Parents Give Their Kids

Most parents want their kids to be successful in life , so we teach them attitudes we believe will help them achieve their goals. But as I learned …

Self-improvement

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

The Last Temptation

How evangelicals, once culturally confident, became an anxious minority seeking political protection from the least traditionally religious president in living memory<p>One of the most extraordinary things about our current politics—really, one of the most extraordinary developments of recent …

Religion

How To Spot A Financial Crisis

Develop a crisis-spotting mechanism or routine.<p>Develop a current hypothesis as to the risk of crisis based on your spotting mechanism.<p>Challenge and …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

Second Thoughts on the Second Amendment

At the heart of the gun-control debate is a fundamental tension between republicanism and individualism.<p>Calmly, patiently, with considerable bravery, the instructor at the shooting range shows me how to fire the submachine gun, a MAC-11—the first real gun I have ever held. It jams repeatedly. …

The Legacy of a Narcissistic Parent

When Dr. Robin Berman was first establishing her own practice, she intended to work solely with kids—until she realized that she couldn’t do much for …

The Roots of Route 66

America’s favorite highway usually evokes kitschy nostalgia. But for black Americans, the Mother Road’s lonely expanses were rife with danger.<p>No other road has captured the imagination and the essence of the American Dream quite like Route 66. The idea behind the “Mother Road” was to connect urban …

Confessions Of A Lazy-A** Parent

I have a confession. I’m a relatively lazy person. I’m at my happiest with a book and a cozy place to read while my kids play outside without any …

Ethan Hawke's 6 favorite books

<b>1. Three Day Road</b> by Joseph Boyden (Penguin, $17).<p>Xavier Bird and Elijah Whiskeyjack, the protagonists of Joseph Boyden's 2005 novel, are two Cree …

Books

10 Essential Life Skills To Teach Your Kids

Have you ever tried to list all the things kids need to know by the time they’re grown? It’s mind-boggling. No wonder it takes 18 or more years to …

What It Feels Like to Cover Gun Violence in America

<i>Since this story appeared in</i> Vogue’s <i>December 2015 issue, there have been 17 mass shootings in America, including the June 2016 rampage at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 people, and the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas strip on October 1, 2017, where at</i> …

Artificial intelligence: ‘Homo sapiens will be split into a handful of gods and the rest of us’

A new report suggests that the marriage of AI and robotics could replace so many jobs that the era of mass employment could come to an end<p>If you wanted relief from stories about tyre factories and steel plants closing, you could try relaxing with a new 300-page report from Bank of America Merrill …

Artificial Intelligence

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Tennessee Is the Capital of American Jihad

And it didn’t start last week.<p>Tennessee seems an unlikely birthplace for American jihad. Yet long before the five U.S. service members were murdered this past week in Chattanooga, before the Boston Marathon bombers, the Fort Hood shooting or the rise of the Islamic State, it was another troubled …

Boston Marathon

The 'World's Biggest Beer Garden' Opens in Raleigh

Head to North Carolina to sample some of the 366 beers on tap at this world-record-making beer garden.<p>Craft beer is exploding in North Carolina and there’s no better place to sample it than at a new beer garden opening this week in Raleigh, the state’s capital city. Aptly named Raleigh Beer Garden, …

North Carolina

I Found Cassette Tapes From An Alzheimer’s Patient And You Won’t Believe The Terrifying Things I Heard

After Melinda passed away, I inherited the house. I knew my way in and out with this thick, beautiful cottage in the woods with the outstanding …

5 things you need to know about Alzheimer’s

Two new drugs that appear to slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease have been unveiled. Results from trials of solanezumab, an antibody …

Dementia

Younger Adults With Alzheimer's Are Key To Drug Search

The face of Alzheimer's isn't always old. Sometimes it belongs to someone like Giedre Cohen, who is 37, yet struggles to remember her own name.<p>Until about a year ago, Giedre was a "young, healthy, beautiful" woman just starting her life, says her husband, Tal Cohen, a real estate developer in Los …

Dementia

Women's Brains Appear More Vulnerable To Alzheimer's Than Men's

There's new evidence suggesting that women's brains are especially vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease and other problems with memory and thinking.<p>Women with mild cognitive impairment, which can lead to Alzheimer's, tend to decline faster than men, researchers reported this week at the Alzheimer's …

Dementia

The future of health rests on the internet of near things

The Internet of Things promises to transform the way humanity operates and while some wearables have disappointed, our personal existence and survival is going to depend on this technology, says Monty Munford<p>The hype behind the Internet of Things (IoT) appears well-founded. According to the UK …

Internet of Things

The one parenting tactic to avoid at all cost

"Shaming children, even in subtle forms, totally undermines our goal of raising them resilient."<p>Shame, it seems, has become the parenting strategy of …

6 things about money kids should know before they are 12

When was the last time you did not have to struggle with your daily finance? Everyone does, no matter how much economics andfinancewe have learned in …

Personal Finance

All the Happy Workers

Companies are more focused than ever on employee well-being. It might increase productivity, but what does the commercialization of feelings do to people?<p>The end of capitalism has often been imagined as a crisis of epic proportions. Perhaps a financial crisis will occur that is so vast not even …

The NYT’s 1 percent problem: Media bias goes much deeper than Fox News vs MSNBC

There’s a reason the NYT’s Upshot ran more stories on reclining airplane seats than on payday lending<p>The media is biased, but not in the way most commentators think. By focusing on whether the media is harder on Republicans or Democrats, we’ve missed a more important bias: toward things that matter …