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15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.<p>Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly …

Time Management

The Most Productive Ways To Waste Your Time

Whether you’re watching stand-up comedy on TV or cat videos on YouTube, studies have shown that laughing can do everything from relieve stress to boost your immune system.<p>One Oxford University study even found that laughing is an effective treatment against pain. Across a series of experiments …

Breastfeeding raises IQ… and some worrying questions | Dean Burnett

A recent study suggests that the longer a baby is breastfed, the more intelligent and successful they become. While the research itself may be fine, there are so many variables around these issues that simplistic associations can distort people’s understanding, and even cause harm.<p>You may have …

Breast Feeding

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Unbroken: what makes some people more resilient than others? | David Cox

The resilience of people like Louis Zamperini in the face of extraordinary trauma, as depicted in the film Unbroken, has lessons for psychiatrists treating post-traumatic stress disorder<p>“We hit the water nose down. The plane exploded. I felt like someone hit me in the forehead with a sledgehammer. …

Peter Jackson Must Be Stopped

J.R.R. Tolkien once said that "believable fairy-stories must be intensely practical. You must have a map, no matter how rough." But in Peter …

31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From

There are so many words and phrases that we use in science fiction—and even science—without giving it much thought. But where did we get terms like …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

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Ranking Green Bay Packers' Top Offseason Moves Following 2014 NFL Draft

The offseason moves general manager Ted Thompson made satisfied nearly all of the Green Bay Packers' most pressing needs heading into the 2014 season. On Monday, we ranked the importance of the Packers' remaining offseason tasks; now let's take a look at the best moves the team made through free …

NFL

Top Wedding Trends For 2014

• Bride walked down aisle by Bill Paxton<br>• Incorporating elements of nature into decor, such as twigs, rustic tree stumps, and enraged buffalo<br>• Flower girls …

James Cameron Says Future Of Movies Will Be Watching Them Sitting On His Lap

LOS ANGELES—Calling his latest innovation the medium’s most exciting advancement in years, Academy Award–winning film pioneer James Cameron said …

Crying fan: Brewers' Gomez is 'my idol'

ST. LOUIS -- Aside from the dozens of texts, hundreds of tweets and the two news crews that showed up at her house Monday, it was just another school …

Biologists Confirm God Evolved From Chimpanzee Deity

BERKELEY, CA—Challenging long-held views on the origins of divinity, biologists at the University of California, Berkeley, presented findings …

Google Glass makes you look like a 'dick on a Segway,' says designer Marc Newson

Speaking with <i>Dezeen</i> about his new range of glasses, renowned designer Marc Newson took some time out to throw some serious shade at Google Glass. Although Newson, whose diverse designs have spanned products, furniture, aircraft interiors, and fashion, feels that wearable technologies are the …

Apple engineer shares details on the iPhone’s long birth

By now most people are familiar with the introduction of Apple’s(s aapl) iPhone, which debuted in a 2007 Steve Jobs presentation that literally …

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Study: Playing games can bleed into real-life perception, behavior

Playing games can affect our behavior and visual perception in real life, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.<p>The study came from psychologist Mark D. Griffiths and doctoral researcher Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, both of …

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An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

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New, Improved Obamacare Program Released On 35 Floppy Disks

WASHINGTON—Responding to widespread criticism regarding its health care website, the federal government today unveiled its new, improved Obamacare …

Cord Cliff Coming: What Happens to TV When Netflix Streams Live Events?

Netflix has never streamed a live event, and Reed Hastings says it never will.<p>Now, that’s a wise comment for a disruptor to put unambiguously on the …

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