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The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel like their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

Dark Matter and Energy Don't Exist: Astronomer Claims to Solve Universe's Greatest Mysteries With New Model

Dark matter and dark energy—the mystery forces believed to govern the universe—may not exist after all. In a newly developed model, astronomer André …

How to Parent Like a Scandinavian

When I became a mom in the U.S., the parenting experience was nothing like I had expected. The playgrounds, which I thought would be teeming with …

How to Raise a Feminist Son

We’re now more likely to tell our daughters they can be anything they want to be — an astronaut and a mother, a tomboy and a girlie girl. But we don’t do the same for our sons.<p>Even as we’ve given girls more choices for the roles they play, boys’ worlds are still confined, social scientists say. …

Feminism

Talking to Boys the Way We Talk to Girls

At a Father’s Day breakfast, my 5-year-old son and his classmates sang a song about fathers, crooning about “my dad who’s big and strong” and “fixes things with his hammer” and, above all else, “is really cool.”<p>Now, there’s nothing wrong with most of these qualities in and of themselves. But when …

Reality Doesn’t Exist Until We Measure It, Quantum Experiment Confirms

Mind = blown.<p>Australian scientists have recreated a famous experiment and confirmed quantum physics's bizarre predictions about the nature of …

Use Of Rammers For HDD Continues To Grow, Diversify - Underground Construction

Improvements in equipment continue to expand capabilities, experience and project owner recognition of the benefits of horizontal directional …

Watercourse Convention Set to Enter into Force on 17 August 2014

Well, it finally happened. On 19 May 2014, Vietnam became the 35th party to the <b></b>1997 UN Convention on the Non-navigational Uses of International …

Why Can’t You Remember Being a Baby?

It's easy to recall events of decades past—birthdays, high school graduations, visits to Grandma—yet who can remember being a baby? Researchers have …

How Wheel Damage Affects Mars Rover Curiosity's Mission

If there were mechanics on Mars, NASA may have taken the Curiosity rover into the shop by now.<p>The 1-ton robot has accumulated quite a bit of wheel …

Mars Rover

America's Cult of Ignorance Is No Match for Asia's Cult of Intelligence

<i>This article also currently appears in The Diplomat.</i><p>I have been traveling to East Asia (and many other parts of the world) for more than 25 years and over that time one of the things that has always struck me is how intelligent the general public in countries like Japan appear to be. It's not that …

Where Will The World's Water Conflicts Erupt? [Infographic]

A heatmap of war over water<p><i>Click here to see a larger version of this infographic.</i><p>As the climate shifts, rivers will both flood and dry up more often, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Shortages are especially likely in parts of the world already …

Will Human Teleportation Ever Be Possible?

Lately it seems like the research world has launched into a full-throttle game of “what superpower would you choose?” For those who desire …

Where Do New Ideas Come From?

In 1887, after achieving great fame and fortune for his invention of the phonograph, a machine that recorded sound, the acoustic telegraph, which transmitted more than one message at a time, and commercially viable light bulbs, Thomas Edison built a laboratory in West Orange, New Jersey. He …

Creativity

GIS-Enabled: Modeling Simplifies Pipeline Route Selection

<i>A specially designed GIS-enabled Suitability Model dramatically improves route analysis for Austin's South IH-35 project</i><p><b>By Ron Mick and and Kristi</b> …

Behance

Refreshing idea: Drinking tap water | EcoConsumer

We have a resource in our home that billions of people around the world would cherish, yet we often take it for granted or think we need to improve …

Earth Day issue: Rising sea levels threaten King County wastewater system - Puget Sound Business Journal

By Steve Wilhelm <br>– Staff Writer, Puget Sound Business Journal<p>Apr 22, 2014, 2:11pm PDT<b><br>Updated</b> Apr 22, 2014, 2:48pm PDT<p>Climate change has been hitting …

Record Pilot Tube Bore at Mobile Regional Airport

D&G used a leased GBM 240A jacking frame, P100Q power unit, a generation four GBM guidance system, 20 racks of dual-walled pilot tubes, and a 16-in. …

Hidden Ocean Discovered on Saturn's Moon Enceladus - D-brief

By Bill Andrews | April 3, 2014 1:00 pm<p><i>Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA</i><p>If you know anything about Enceladus, an icy moon in Saturn’s …