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How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p><i>…</i><b>the well-being of</b> …

7 things you didn't know about composting

Get the dirt on how to make a compost bin<p>We can see it now: it's a warm summer night, you just finished supper, and you have a couple of leftover …

Gardening

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

The new specimen forcing a radical rethink of Archaeopteryx

Have you heard? There is a new <i>Archaeopteryx</i> in town. Number 12, to be exact. Technically, this specimen has been around since 2010, but was only formally described three weeks ago, thereby making up for the tragic loss of the Haarlem specimen (now renamed as <i>Ostromia crassipes</i>) last</i> …

Dinosaurs

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Siblings

'Evolution in real time': silent crickets still singing for a mate

Male field crickets traditionally attract a mate by “singing” – creating a sound by rhythmically scraping their wings back and forth.<p>In Hawaii, however, their song attracts a less welcome female: parasitic flies, whose larvae devour and kill the crickets from the inside out.<p>To survive, some smart …

Biology

‘Naked Mole Rats’: Non-Aging Mammals With One In 10,000 Chance Of Death, A New Study Reveals

Studying naked mole rats could help scientists understand longevity and how to slow the aging process.<p>A new study reveals that naked mole rats are …

Mosquitoes learn not to mess with you when you swat them

And they’ll likely go looking for a less combative meal.<p>The heat of your body, the vapor of your sweat, the breeze of your breath, and your scent, oh, your scent! The combination is beyond enticing, drawing in a mosquito with the promise of a quick bite.<p>[SWAT]<p>Not today mosquito. Not today.<p>The …

Never-Before-Seen Viruses With Weird DNA Were Just Discovered in The Ocean

Holy crap!<p>The ocean is crowded. As many as 10 million viruses can be found squirming in a single millilitre of its water, and it turns out they have …

A Nutritionist Shares the Best Fat-Burning Foods

<i>We pick the brains of models day in and day out. We're constantly prying into their medicine cabinets and kitchen cupboards, trying to uncover their</i> …

How to train your Facebook News Feed to give you the info you want

Feed the news need of the new Facebook News Feed.<p>Facebook constantly tweaks its News Feed algorithm so you'll see more of what the company thinks is important to you. Right now, however, it's making a more significant shift: In the future, posts from businesses, brands, and media will appear less …

Social Media

How to use OneDrive: Our guide to Microsoft’s free cloud storage service

11 tips for using the app on your PC and phone including how to share files, access previous file versions and more<p>Formerly known as SkyDrive, …

growgreenworld.com

UN poised to move ahead with landmark treaty to protect high seas

The world’s oceans are set for a long overdue boost in the coming days as the United Nations votes for the first time on a planned treaty to protect and regulate the high seas.<p>The waters outside national maritime boundaries – which cover half of the planet’s surface – are currently a free-for-all …

Conservation

Scientists create glow in the dark plants

Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States have succeeded in creating plants that light up for hours at a time.<p>“The …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Ancient birds traded umami for sweet, leading to today's hummingbirds

Hummingbirds don't have teeth, and yet they have quite a sweet tooth. They eat insects to get such essentials as protein and fat, but most of their diet consists of sugary nectar.<p>This has puzzled scientists. Humans and other animals who prefer sweet tastes are able to recognize them thanks to a …

Do we deserve OS updates for our Android devices?

With the official release of Android 5.0 Lollipop just around the corner, we thought we’d take a look at system updates in general. We all want the latest and greatest software that Google is pushing out, but do we actually deserve to get software updates?<p>There comes a time in the life of every …