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Many still spank their kids in the heat of the moment. Here’s how to parent more effectively.

A mother of a young toddler recently reached out to me with concerns about managing her child’s behavior. Stuck in a cycle of negative interactions with her child, she was using the only tools that she knew: Spanking and the time out chair. It wasn’t working. No matter how often she spanked or how …

Parenting

The Weak Evidence Behind Brain-Training Games

Seven psychologists reviewed every single scientific paper put forward to support these products—and found them wanting.<p>If you repeat a specific mental task—say, memorizing a string of numbers—you’ll obviously get better at it. But what if your recollection improved more generally? What if, by …

These 29 jobs have the best work-life balance

Do you feel like your work never stops and you’re logging countless hours each week? Well, you’re not alone. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Factbook, Americans work an average of 34.4 hours a week — the longest of any other country in the world — and receive …

The five best VR experiences we saw at Oculus Connect’s demo day

Shooters, spaceships, and virtual comics<p>Only at a VR show would a day of playing video games feel like a workout. Oculus started its third Connect conference with an eight-hour block of demos, mostly for the upcoming Touch motion controllers. (And even all those hours weren’t enough time for us to …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Artificial Intelligence

The Consumer Reports 10-Minute Digital Privacy Tuneup

There's a lot you can do to protect your personal information when you go online, whether you're using a smartphone or a laptop, and whether you're …

6 Simple Ways to Maintain Perfect Posture

If you are feeling back pain, neck pain or shoulder pain, you may benefit from physical therapy to help decrease your pain and learn strategies to …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

15 Pasta Recipes That'll Break You Out Of Your Penne Rut

There are hundreds of pasta shapes made in the world -- take a look at all of these beauties -- but penne reigns supreme. Sure, bow ties are popular and macaroni too, but one look at Google search trends shows that penne is at the top of the heap. (Spaghetti, fettuccine and pappardelle are not …

This Homemade Cheetos Recipe Makes It Easy To Be Cheesy

Sound the alarms: There is a home-baked alternative to Cheetos. Do you know what that means? Guiltless, cheesy, crunchy snacking. Or <i>mostly</i> guiltless, cheesy, crunchy snacking. Sure, you have to make them yourself. And yes, that means you have to get your butt into the kitchen. But, <i>it's possible</i>. …

The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The five sauces every home cook should know how to make and customize.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, …

8 Rules for Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Finally discarding the pile of catalogs that's hiding your dining room table is one thing; getting rid of old photographs, hand-me-downs, or life's other souvenirs is another.<p>"Everything we own …

6 Warm, Fresh-Baked Breads That Steal The Spotlight

These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

17 DIY Kitchen Tips That Will Forever Change Your Favorite Room

The kitchen is hands-down our favorite room in the house... and not just because of food prep. The kitchen is a place where form meets function, and if things are streamlined, every task flows as smoothly as melted butter into a bowl.<p>Thank <i>goodness</i> for DIY tips that totally change the kitchen game. …

How To Start Plants from Seeds

Whether you have an acre to cover or a couple of pots on a porch, there's something satisfying about growing a garden from seed. If you're a bit seed …

Gardening