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Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

Gardening

Your 5-Year-Old's Emotional Development

Five-year-old development is fraught with emotional extremes and contradictions. At this age, many children are still straddling the not-too-distant …

Parenting

10 Dirty Texts To Send Your Bae That Will Keep The Honeymoon Phase Going Strong

When we think about the honeymoon phase, we automatically think about all the sex —which, of course, is part of it, but that’s not the only thing …

Relationships

Why the Most Productive People Don’t Always Make the Best Managers

When a company needs a supervisor for a team, senior leaders often anoint the team’s most productive performer. Some of these stars succeed in their new role as manager; many others do not. And when they fail, they tend to leave the organization, costing the company double: Not only has the team …

Leadership

3 Communication Hacks That Will Make Everyone Want to Work With You

In order to get people to understand you, you just need to get to the point.<p><i>What's your favorite life hack? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anna Pickard, Creative Director, Voice</b> …

Hacking

Super Families: Secrets of Raising Successful Children

Nine families raised children who all went on to extraordinary success. Here’s what they have in common<p>Every night for 20 years, Gino Rodriguez knelt …

Parenting

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Happiness

12 Poor Decisions You Are Probably Making Every Day

The wrong decision could put a damper in your productivity.<p><b>From email to social media to online dating, we make decisions every day without thinking about it.</b>• <b><br>But many of the choices you arrive at this way aren't so wise, like staring at a computer all day or refusing to let your partner's slightly</b> …

Time Management

15 Family Rules to Keep Your Household Running Smoothly

Our rule is that everyone must knock before opening a closed door. Several times my kids have expressed their appreciation for it after going to a …

ELSA raises $3.2M for its A.I.-powered English pronunciation assistant

ELSA, an app whose name stands for “English Language Speech Assistant” (and not the popular Disney character!), has raised $3.2 million for its A.I.-assisted language learning platform that teaches people how to speak English. Unlike other courses that focus mainly on teaching grammar and …

Language Learning

Let’s explore the main data structures of a blockchain system.

Let's start by answering to the question "what’s a <b>blockchain</b> ?". It’s simply a distributed database over a P2P network.<p>The idea of a <i>distributed</i> and</i> …

Blockchain

Tokens Will Bring Conflicts of Interest to Healthcare

<i>Roger Boodoo, MD, is a radiologist and clinical informatics fellow actively seeking opportunities where blockchain technology might be applied to</i> …

Blockchain

What You Learned in Kindergarten Can Still Boost Your Creativity

Photo by Pan Xiaozhen.Kindergarten isn’t often referred to as an invention—let alone an important one.But when Massachusetts Institute of Technology …

Makerspaces

How to Let Go at the End of the Workday

Chris, a senior manager at a New York design studio can’t sleep. His mind is churning, thinking about the mountain of tasks facing him back at the office. Katrina, the production manager at a well-known publishing house is distracted by a work email at the dinner table. Her partner complains that …

Work-life Balance

10 Women on What They Really Want In Bed (But Don't Ask For)

30.7K<p>SHARES<p>Do you <i>really</i> know what women want when things get hot and heavy? Or are you blithely unaware, resorting to your catalog of porn to pull …

Turn-On

Get the Actionable Feedback You Need to Get Promoted

Tamara joined her company as a group manager. Her deep technical skills, competence in managing people, and ability to deliver results helped her get rapidly promoted to vice president. Tamara was well-regarded by the executive team at her company, many of whom continued to encourage her …

Management

Stop Letting Email Control Your Work Day

One of the very first lectures I give each year to new MBA students is about time management. By the time they arrive in my classroom, they are two days into the fall term, and I can already see that some of them are barely keeping their heads above water.<p>I see this lecture as both a reality check …

Management

Why Must My Kids Hit Each Other? | A Parenting Resources Guide

Hitting, it’s the worst! Especially to see your own children hit one another. My girls used to get physical the moment there was any sort of …

10 intelligent house floor plans to inspire!

Before anyone starts building a house or renovating an apartment, the first thing to tackle is always a floor plan, or a drawing/computerized image …

25 Secret Signs He's Confessing His Love For You

<i>“Well, it seems to me that the best relationships – the ones that last – are frequently the ones that are rooted in friendship…one day you look at a</i> …

Follow these 21 Twitter accounts to get smarter about money, and learn secrets to wealth and success

You’ve heard the advice to diversify your assets if you want to build wealth. Well, the same goes for diversifying the information you consume: If …

Personal Finance

Want to Raise Smart, Successful Kids? This is How You Should Read to Them

The kind of books you should read to your kids to cultivate a love of reading.<p>It's no surprise that having plenty of books around the house is good for young developing minds. Plenty of research has been done on the subject, even down to the exact number of books you should own to lock in your …

Kids

6 Expert Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Will Be Great Leaders as Adults | Inc.com

Many people make the mistake of buying into persistent leadership myths:<p><i>Leadership is an innate skill you either have or you don't and only a select few are capable of learning the needed skills to excel.</i><p>In fact, most great leaders develop through the pursuit of skills over a long career. Some even …

Leadership

How to Handle Underperformers on a Team You Inherit

Recently I was talking with a new manager about the team she had inherited. While she thought that most of the team members were doing a good job, she was concerned that one or two people were not pulling their weight. She wasn’t sure what to do about them. She was worried that if she fired these …

Management

My best advice to stop working in the next 10 years

Get ready to call it quits. The author is not pictured.Mark Metcalfe / Stringer / Getty Images<p><i>I love featuring other people's early-retirement strategies. The following post is by ESI, an early retiree from ESI Money, a blog about achieving financial independence through earning, saving, and</i> …

Retirement

How to get started with toy minimalism—and let creativity flourish

Last year I got rid of the toys for the benefit of my children. I call it toy minimalism, and let me tell you, my kids have gained so much in the …

Minimalism

4 Items That Make Anal Sex Way More Comfortable

Even though anal sex is becoming increasingly popular both as an act and as a topic of conversation, plenty of people are still (understandably) nervous about trying it themselves. The idea of trying to fit something up there can be daunting if you're not accustomed to it, especially without the …

The Right Way to Hold People Accountable

John* was doing his best to be calm, but his frustration was palpable. Jeanine was explaining that there was little chance her group was going to …