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If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

Kindergartners who share, cooperate and are helpful are more likely to have a college degree and a job 20 years later than children who lack those social skills, according to a new study.<p>Kids who get along well with others also are less likely to have substance-abuse problems and run-ins with the …

Education

5 Things You Should Know About Scott Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will announce his long-expected campaign for president on Monday in Waukesha.<p>The Republican begins as the favorite in early primary state Iowa, a post he's kept since his rousing speech there in January. He benefits from being the neighboring governor and will look now …

Government

6 surprisingly easy ways to be happier

Here are the 6 best hacks from books on happiness that we've ever found.<p>You're probably well aware of Google's smashing employee benefits package, and in a moment of incredulous jealousy you might even have scoffed at the pampering.<p>Among the boons to Googlers are: massages, a bountiful and …

Is Typography Science, Art, Philosophy or Craft?

As with any medium as widely used as typography, it can fit into many categories. Typography is a part of all of our lives, so let’s analyze it for a …

Typography

The End of the 2016 Election Is Closer Than You Think

The campaign might be lost even before the GOP picks a nominee.<p>The end of the 2016 presidential election is actually much closer than you might think.<p>In every game there are decisive moments that determine the ultimate outcome. We like to think that presidential elections are dramatic fall …

Government

'I'm, like, a really smart person': Donald Trump exults in outsider status

Donald Trump was on a roll and he was not going to let anyone, least of all Latino infiltrators, spoil his triumph.<p>Donald Trump: Republicans grapple with impact of 'wrecking ball' candidate<p>Read more<p>“This has become a movement,” he exulted from the podium. “The silent majority is back, and we’re …

Donald Trump

Scott Walker's Iowa gamble

<b>(CNN) —</b> The backlash began as soon as Scott Walker called for a constitutional amendment to allow states to decide whether same-sex marriage should be legal.<p>Walker's forceful rhetoric, shortly after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, shocked some donors and their …

Government

How Entrepreneurs Like Branson Hatch Their Best Business Ideas

Why is it, when the latest clever business idea from a smart entrepreneur takes the world by storm, the rest of us are left thinking ‘Why didn’t I think of that?’ Often, the greatest innovations are simple solutions to problems that the rest of us spend a lifetime scratching our heads and getting …

Entrepreneurship

Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous

<i>Fareed Zakaria, a columnist for The Washington Post, is the host of “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on CNN and the author of “In Defense of a Liberal Education.”</i><p>If Americans are united in any conviction these days, it is that we urgently need to shift the country’s education toward the teaching of specific, …

United Kingdom

The GOP’s lottery-ticket philosophy: How extreme wealth is deranging American politics

A new study sheds light on just how large an impact money has on political affiliation<p>It’s a long-running debate: Are rich people more conservative, and particularly more likely to be Republican? The answer is yes, and a large literature establishes this, but the debate still rages on, driven …

30 Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lives

The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, …

Literature

Social media is not the future of public relations - storytelling is.

Quite a few articles and blogs have recently veered very close to suggesting that the decline of newspapers means the so-called "traditional media" …

House may subpoena Clinton emails

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Republican congressman leading the House investigation into the terror attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi said the House may vote to subpoena Hillary Clinton's emails housed on her private home server.<p>Rep. Trey Gowdy said he hopes "it doesn't get to that point," but left …

U.S. Dept. of State

Meet The Woman Inspiring Thousands Of American Latina Entrepreneurs

Nely Galan was the first Latina network president. Now she’s working to inspire other Hispanic women to start their own businesses.<p>When Nely Galan was a little girl, she didn’t hang posters of movie stars and musicians on her wall. She hung a photo of Sherry Lansing, the first woman to head a …

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You Can Finally Dress Like Olivia Pope

Let’s just admit it. We’ve all been <i>seriously</i> style crushing on Kerry Washington’s no-nonsense Olivia Pope persona since ABC’s <i>Scandal</i> hit the airwaves …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

Report: Think tanks tied to Kochs

A network of think tanks across the country is quietly pushing the agenda of right-wing groups with funding from Koch brothers-affiliated organizations, a new report alleges.<p>The study, by the liberal Center for Media and Democracy, is aimed at the State Policy Network, which describes itself as …

Photographer Captures Beautifully Authentic Moments Between Father and Son

My husband and I always talk about how nothing can prepare you for parenthood: The highs and lows, the moments of total frustration and total happiness, the excitement you feel when you experience your child's “firsts.” We've only been parents for about 19 months and yet we're still surprised by …

Dining Rooms

Daily Inspiration #1595

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

Pixelstick Takes Your Long Exposure Photography To A Trippy New Level

Remember that night when you and your friends discovered how to “draw” with your camera’s long exposure function?<p>You started out simple, piercing the dark with a cheap handheld flashlight as you traced a terrible rendition of your name through the air. You were hardly halfway through the last …

Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Working At Google

Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for Big G.<p>We've edited some of the standout comments into this excerpt.<p><b>Everyone is awesome, so they can hire the very best people to do even the most mundane jobs.</b><p>"The …

Google Earth

iPad Air Shows Off Apple At Its Best, But If You Want A Mini Keep Waiting

With just one iPad to entice customers, Apple again appears to have had a big opening weekend, selling around 3 million of the new tablet. The new iPad Air is the biggest update by far to the original 9.7-inch model that Apple brought to life in 2010. It’s significantly thinner, much lighter and a …

JFK: Dallas recalls its low point

Anger seethes from the letter mailed to City Hall on Nov. 23, 1963, the day after the tragedy, raging that this city “virtually invited the poor insignificant soul who blotted out the life of President Kennedy to do it in Dallas.<p>“Dallas, the city of Hate; Dallas, the city of Shame.”<p>As the nation …

Police Find 1,500 Lost Modernist Masterpieces, Confiscated by the Nazis

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Nazis <i>hated</i> Modernist art. Modernist works, like those by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Paul …

Square, Airbnb and why experience really is design

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>I have re-kindled my love affair with fountain pens and as a result, there have been a few new additions to my collection of …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 0 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Top 10

3 Essential Tips For Redesigning An App For iOS 7

Luke Wroblewski, creator of the popular polling app Polar, outlines the challenges facing anyone redesigning their app for iOS 7’s new look.<p>We’re big fans of Polar, the “Instagram of quick opinions,” as well as its creator and designer, Luke Wroblewski. But even a mobile designer of Wroblewski’s …