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7 best new fonts of 2017

Like any design element, we all have our favourite fonts to fall back on. But you don’t want your work to get stale. So it’s good once in a while to …

Typography

A Wikipedia For Data Visualizations Is Here

The Data Viz Project has more than 150 types of visualizations.<p>You have one dataset, and countless ways to visualize it. Bar chart? Tree graph? The dreadful pie chart?<p>Now all your options are in one beautifully designed location: the Data Viz Project, which has more than 150 types of data …

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When, which … Design Thinking, Lean, Design Sprint, Agile?

Confusion galore!<p>A lot of people are — understandably so — very confused when it comes to innovation methodologies, frameworks, and techniques. …

Design

To Rebuild 'The Collapse Of Parenting,' It's Going To Be A Challenge

As many know, parenting isn't an easy job. It can be hugely frustrating and even lonely trying to figure out what's best for your kid. Should you be a taskmaster or a best friend? Is there a middle ground? The pressures of full-time work and round-the-clock activities can make that question even …

Parenting

A New Way to Fight Aging in the Brain - MIT Technology Review

Our brain cells change with age: various genes become more or less active, the membrane that holds the nucleus together starts to degenerate, and …

I quantified my baby and wish I could get the time back

Ever since my first child Oliver was born, I’ve been tracking him. I’m starting to regret it.<p>I’ve been logging his feeds, sleeps and dirty diapers …

Pediatricians Rethink Screen Time Policy for Children

A medical group considers revising its recommendation of no screens under age 2 and no more than two hours a day for older children<p>All screens are not created equal.<p>In a nod to the changing nature of digital media and technology, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced this month that it is …

Digital Media

Study: More Than Half Of Mothers Don’t Have Space To Breastfeed At Work

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –</b> A new study out of the University of Minnesota found that more than half of breastfeeding mothers don’t have access to workplace …

Affordable Care Act

A typical week of school lunch for kids in Paris vs. New York

Popular opinion would have it that French kids are superior to American ones in many ways. I don’t buy it.<p>But there’s no disputing the fact France has a dramatically lower obesity rate than the United States, which they seem to accomplish by feeding their children Boeuf bourguignon and brie with a …

Food

Is Becoming a Parent Really Worse than Losing Your Spouse?

A recently published piece in the <i>Washington Post</i> paints a pretty dismal picture for parents. Provocatively titled “It turns out parenthood is worse …

UC Berkeley

Parental Well-being Surrounding First Birth as a Determinant of Further Parity Progression

Table 1 presents sample characteristics, separating those for whom we observe a second birth and those that remain at parity 1. Life satisfaction …

Why New Paternity Leave Policies Aren’t Enough

We seem to be living in a sudden Golden Age of Paternity Leave. In the past two months, I’ve seen glowing news reports of major, influential …

The Workplace

Hospitals Still Don't Give Moms Enough Support For Breast-Feeding

Most hospitals around the country aren't doing a good job of helping new moms who want to breast-feed, researchers report Tuesday in the journal <i>Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report</i>.<p>Several common practices at the institutions may actually prevent moms from sticking with breast-feeding for six …

Breast Feeding

Inside Sun Noodle, the Secret Weapon of America's Best Ramen Shops

There were only about three or four ramen shops on Oahu when Hidehito Uki founded Sun Noodle in 1981. Ramen in America was pretty much just a cup of noodles you cooked in the microwave. Uki — who came to Hawaii from Japan to make and sell fresh ramen noodles — wondered how he could ever be …

Werewolf Role-Play Game

The party game Mafia—invented by Russian psychology student Dimitry Davidoff in the late '80s as a teaching tool—has been shared and played all over the world (it's called Loups-garous in France, for example), simply through word of mouth. It's a game of inside knowledge, lying in the face of …

Board Games

The New Yorker's archives are free - here's a guide to some of its best gaming stories

The New Yorker this week announced not only a sweeping redesign of their website, but that they were throwing open the gates to their archives, granting everyone free access to stories going back to 2007.<p>The free access only lasts the summer, so best to get reading and if you're into video game …