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The Most Valuable Money Lessons You Can Teach Your Kids

Habits form when you're young, after all.<p>The money habits children develop when they’re young can shape their financial future. That’s why it’s …

Australia to teach about 'male privilege' to help curb gender violence

Ready to smash the patriarchy, mate? Well, say goodbye to gender inequality and g'day to enlightened schoolchildren, because Australia's kids are …

Five classic French recipes by Pierre Koffman

From cassoulet to creme caramel, delicious dishes from OFM’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement award-winner<p>A cassoulet is perhaps the most famous dish from south-west France and there are countless variations across the region, with as many hotly debated arguments about which is the best, which is the …

His gift to the world: Daniel Mackler releases all his documentary films free online!

Daniel Mackler issued the following statement on his blog, where many grateful people have taken the opportunity to leave a comment thanking him for …

Mental Health

A Day of Wine Tasting + Hiking at Bartholomew Park in Sonoma

Before you set out to hike Bartholomew Park, a decision must be made: taste first, hike later, or hike first, taste later. Personally, we're partial …

Hiking

Sugar not only makes you fat, it may make you sick

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, sugar -- moreso than fat -- has been receiving the bulk of the blame for our deteriorating health.<p>Most of us know we consume more sugar than we should. Let's be honest, it's hard not to.<p>The (new) bad news is that sugar does more damage to our bodies than we originally …

Diabetes

5 Great Toys to Get Your Kid's Brain Tickin'

When your kid wants to watch <i>My Little Pony</i> for the zillionth time, take a breath and substitute one of these brain-boosters instead.<p><b>1. Maker Lab | $20</b><p>…

You Asked: Should I Take Nutrition Supplements?

Knee acting up? Swallow some glucosamine. Brain a little foggy? Pop some omega-3. Worried about the flu? Reach for Echinacea, or ginseng or zinc—or …

How to Get an Ivy League Education--for Free

Ivy league schools aren't the only place to get a top quality education.<p>Ivy league schools like Harvard and Yale are the holy grail for young, idealistic students on their way into the real world.<p>But they definitely aren't the only place to get a great education.<p>In fact, the movement towards more …

Kids Get Their Intelligence From Mom, Says Science

Science says kids get their smarts from mom as women everywhere nod vigorously<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, studies show that children inherit their …

For first time, researchers see individual atoms keep away from each other or bunch up as pairs

Zwierlein's team sought to design an experiment to realize the Fermi-Hubbard model with atoms, in hopes of seeing behavior of ultracold atoms …

Artist Who Lost A Friend Creates A Comic Tribute That’ll Inspire You To Drop Everything And Start Living

Ever feel trapped by life? Ever wanted to quit your job, sell your car, and hit the open road with nothing but what you can carry on your back? Well …

Why Your Brain Won't Let You Look at These Black Dots All at Once

A new optical illusion is here to break the internet, or at least our minds. The latest visual trick making the rounds is an image of intersecting …

Neurology

Scientists Finally Discover Exactly Why Poison Ivy Makes You Itchy

They also discovered a promising new molecule that could serve as a poison ivy treatment.<p>Scientists working at Harvard University have only just now identified the process that causes your skin to develop a painful, itchy rash after touching poison ivy. Their results were published last month in …

What Happens to Those Who Never Hear the Gospel?

The man on the island. Perhaps you’ve encountered him in a friend’s argument against Christianity. Maybe you’ve even voiced the objection</i> …

Preschool Suspensions Really Happen And That's Not OK With Connecticut

<i>This story is part of a series from NPR Ed exploring the challenges U.S. schools face meeting students' mental health needs.</i><p>Every year, thousands of children are suspended from preschool.<p>Take a second to let that sink in.<p>According to the U.S. Department of Education, 6,743 children who were …

Education

Top Ten Films Based On True Stories

There's a few shockers...<p>Real life can be so much more thrilling than fiction, so it’s no wonder that some of our favourite Hollywood blockbusters …

5 houseplants for removing indoor air pollution

<b>New research finds that certain houseplants are best for removing specific harmful compounds.</b><p>It’s not new news that houseplants are beautiful little …

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary on Aug. 26.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy …

Why you should never thaw frozen steaks before cooking them

Cooking with fresh beef will always be the ultimate way to prepare a steak, but it turns out that using a frozen steak is your next-best …

Can we feed 10 billion people on organic farming alone?

Organic farming creates more profit and yields healthier produce. It’s time it played the role it deserves in feeding a rapidly growing world population<p>In 1971, then US Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz uttered these unsympathetic words: “Before we go back to organic agriculture in this country, …