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20 Alexa games to keep your kids busy

Whether you're trying to educate your kids through games or keep them busy while you cook dinner, here are 20 games you can play with Alexa.<p>While the Alexa speakers spread around your house are great for keeping you on task, controlling your smart home and ordering pizza when you don't have time to …

Kids

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

You Made It Weird #356: Reza Aslan

Reza Aslan (Author! Believer on CNN!) makes it weird!<p><i>Follow @peteholmes on Twitter and Like the show on Facebook! Buy YMIW shirts!</i>

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uc9Bi52ZQ7A<p>Aug 18, 2016 - Uploaded by Marian Hill<p><i>Marian Hill</i> performs “<i>Down</i>” as part of the YouTube Music Foundry. …

As the Algarve is named best-value destination - here’s how to get the most for your money

The Algarve in Portugal has been named the best-value destination in the world for British travellers, according to the Post Office’s 2017 Holiday Costs Barometer.<p>The Algarve topped the list for the second year running, beating Sunny Beach in Bulgaria and Spain’s Costa del Sol which came second …

Fun With the Great American Word Mapper

Despite the constant interaction made possible by internet connectivity, people still use words differently depending on where they live. You’ve seen …

New York City

Religious scholar Reza Aslan perfectly explains why we need a Muslim 'Modern Family'

Religious scholar Reza Aslan believes fear — not ignorance — is at the root of Islamophobia.<p>In an episode of "The Secret Life of Muslims" series on …

The case for eliminating sugar. All of it.

Gary Taubes argues in a new book that sugar is toxic and should be consumed as often as tobacco. As in, never.<p>For years, the conventional wisdom about diet has been that we get fat because we eat too many calories.<p>Gary Taubes, the enfant terrible of nutrition writing, has long been making the case …

Samuel L Jackson calls Muslims 'the new black kids in America'

Samuel L Jackson has compared the discrimination Muslims now face in the US to that which African-Americans have, calling Muslim Americans “the new …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

I Know Why Poor Whites Chant Trump, Trump, Trump

From the era of slavery to the rise of Donald Trump, wealthy elites have relied on the loyalty of poor whites. All Americans deserve better.<p><i>I’m just</i> …

Income Inequality

How to Win at Christmas Shopping: Don't Just Trust Amazon

When websites haul out the virtual holly, it pays not to believe the hype.<p>Wait for Cyber Monday? Online discounts on Thanksgiving Day last year were actually 6 percentage points better around the Web, according to price trackers at Adobe . Inventories were far less likely to run out, too.<p>Depend on …

eCommerce

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

The Brain

Study: Average Person’s Enjoyment Of Vacation Drops 36% For Each Additional Family Member Present

COLLEGE PARK, MD—Finding consistent results across all types and durations of vacation, from multi-week cruises to brief weekends spent camping, a …

Old Age

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your …

This Infographic Lists 128 Words You Can Use Instead of “Very”

Our English teachers told us to avoid the word “very” because it’s weak and vague. They were right, and many times, we use “very” as a modifier for a …

Funny Two Line Joke

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Top 10 Books To Read Recommended By Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, And Elon Musk

Want to know what goes on inside the minds of billionaires, global leaders, and game-changers?<p>Read what they read.<p>No matter how successful people …

Top 10

The Uncanny World of Muslim Memes | Backchannel

<b>As a second-generation immigrant</b> with roots in the Muslim community, I sometimes encounter Muslim-themed memes in my social networks. They are …

The Cheapest Day To Buy A Plane Ticket, Depending On Where You're Going

Stick this puppy on your fridge.<p>We all know the magic time to buy a plane ticket is precisely 54 days in advance, for domestic travel.<p>But what if you're flying beyond the U.S.?<p>The experts at CheapAir recently researched the cheapest day to buy plane tickets for a whole host of international …

Beaches

56 Mindfulness Quotes From Mahatma Gandhi

<b>“Mahatma Gandhi”</b> one of the world’s greatest soul, an inspiration for millions and billions of people’s, a life of wisdom and celebration. An example …

Documentary turns Disney-loving autistic man into a star

NEW YORK (AP) — Owen Suskind had largely retreated into silence in the years after his autism began to manifest, around age 3. Three painfully mute years later, and after countless rapt hours spent watching Disney animated movies, a word broke through.<p>"Juicervose!"<p>His parents, Ron (a Pulitzer Prize …

Google's 360-degree monster short is the future of movies

Teased in trailers last month, Google has finally posted the full video of its epic 360-degree short monster movie <i>Help</i> on YouTube.<p>Directed by Justin …

76 Mindfulness Quotes From His Holiness The Dalai Lama

His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama (Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso) <b></b> was born on 6 July 1935 at Taktser village in the Republic of …

Happiness

An Alien Spends Human History Underground in This Beautiful Animated Short

What’s a peaceful alien to do on a planet full of people intent on killing each other? Hide. For decades and decades.<p>That’s roughly the idea behind …

Funny Pictures – April 8, 2016

Zebraforce! <br>viaTime traveller on the news… <br>viaAn Australian bottle shop’s soupe du jour. <br>viaFuture hall of famer. <br>viaWE MUST NOT OVERREACT! <br>viaSo I …

Travelers

Stephen Colbert zeroes in on why he thinks Donald Trump lost Wisconsin

The "Late Show" host called Trump's loss in the Badger State a "huge upset, because even if you voted for Ted Cruz you're still pretty upset about it."<p>So why did the real-estate mogul lose? Colbert joked that "analysts say Trump lost because of 'things he said and done.'"<p>That's broad. Always …

Is Shyness Holding You Back?

You don’t need to feel trapped by your inner critic’s nagging voice. Nor do you need to suppress it, or escape it. Sometimes all you need to do is …

Mindfulness

Can You Solve the Prisoner Hat Riddle?

If you like brain teasers, we've got a doozy for you. In this TED-Ed lesson, Alex Gendler walks us through the "prisoner hat riddle," a classic …

Mathematics