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Social-media abuse rampant in middle, high school

DETROIT — Armed with cell phones and a dizzying array of social media choices, half of this area's middle- and high-schoolers in a recent study admitted to social media abuse — from bullying schoolmates to spreading rumors to pressuring others to send sexual texts or pictures.<p>They also admitted to …

The Secret Life of Yo-Yos

The modern version of the toy is practically unrecognizable, an Object Lesson.<p>The man behind me in the queue was trying to be helpful: “It’s true, though, right? They are used as weapons in Asia. I go there a lot and I’ve seen them do it—they’re lethal.” He made a sudden gesture, like Spiderman …

Yoyo

Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

Time Wasters: You Can Play Pac-Man In Google Maps Now

So you can play Pac-Man in Google Maps right now by scrolling to an area with a lot of streets and clicking the Pac-Man icon in the lower left …

Maps

‘Humans Of New York’ Photo Of Girl Named ‘Beyoncé’ Has The Best Comment Section Ever

A photo shared by the legendary Humans Of New York street photography project told the story of Beyonc<i>é</i>, a schoolgirl who discussed the difficulties …

20+ Creative Easter Egg Decoration Ideas

There's no one right way to decorate an Easter egg – cultures around the world have come up with their own ways to enjoy this ancient tradition, and …

Making time for kids? Study says quality trumps quantity

Do parents, especially mothers, spend enough time with their children?<p>Though American parents are with their children more than most any parents in the world, many feel guilty because they don't believe it's enough. That's because there's a widespread cultural assumption that the time parents, …

How To Work Faster And Smarter

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: <i>An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in …

15 Inspiring Books Every Leader Should Not Miss

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

Time Management

22+ Of The Coolest Phone Cases Ever

For years, I lived with a simple black smartphone case from my manufacturer, thinking that that was it – that it was the best life had to offer. But …

30+ Of The Weirdest Children’s Books Ever

Children's minds haven't been ruined by adult humor the way ours have, so children's book authors have a lot of leeway when it comes to the language …

Self-Taught 18-Year-Old Illustrator Reimagines Baymax As Famous Disney Characters

Everyone is crazy in love with Baymax, Disney’s newest character, but one self self-taught 18-year-old illustrator decided to take this craze to …

A bookmarklet ends Netflix's annoying horizontal web scrolling

Netflix on the web can be a tiresome experience, because the homepage's horizontal carousels show only a smattering of titles at once. To see more, you have to patiently hover your cursor over the arrow buttons on either side, which slide in new movies and TV shows at a glacial pace. Offering a …

Chrome: Avoid message trackers in Gmail

Read receipts are useful when you're talking to friends on an IM client and each party wants to know if their message was seen. However, you may not want this same feature to work in your Gmail.<p>Many marketing companies are using trackers in their promotional email to learn whether or not you've …

15 apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

Apps

Who needs FaceTime? 4 video-calling apps for Android

For staying connected, video calling is still all the rage. More personal than a phone call, but just as easy, video calling is often free and the feature is popping up in more apps, including WhatsApp earlier this year.<p>If you have an iPhone or iPad, your top choice would likely be FaceTime, since …

How to make your Gmail address public without going nuts

At a time when we're all socially connected, making your email address publicly available is often the friendly and approachable thing to do.<p>It can …

Apps

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

Our annual clock fiddling leads to fewer robberies and more unhappy farmers, for starters.<p>For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate.<p>Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as …

8 movies to stream on international women’s day

on netflix<p>This Sunday is International Women's Day. We like to celebrate women every single day, though, so we're going to observe this holiday by watching (or re-watching) movies. Specifically, movies about strong women, being played by strong women. So fire up your Netflix account, check out one …

I Wake Up At 5AM To Hike The Transylvanian Mountains And Photograph Stunning Landscapes

Hiking and being in nature inspires me a great deal, so capturing these experiences is one of my passions.<p>I captured these photos during my journeys …

20 Things Recruiters Do Not Want to See on Your Resume

Robert Locke<p>Freelance writer Read full profile<p>“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” – Unknown<p>Recruiters have to get through …

Employment

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

Pediatrics

24 Incredibly Creative And Practical Uses for LEGO

There are lots of studies that show if you do some exercise in the morning, you will be in a better mood all day long. You will have more energy and …

Parents Share Their 3-Year-Old Daughter’s Quotes To Make The World Smile

It’s true, “Kids Say The Darndest Things”, but Ms. Greta takes the trophy for her honest and unexpected pint-sized perspective.<p>“<i>Is that boy on the</i> …

Ready to Live a Richer Life With Others?

What do these stories have in common?<p>• Bruce Springsteen famously turned down Chrysler's multi-million dollar offer to use his break-out hit, his anthem to America, "Born to Run" in a car commercial and hotly protested Ronald Reagan's attempt to use it in his reelection campaign because Springsteen …

Dogs Of The World: Cute Posters Show The Origins Of 200+ Dog Breeds

Have you ever wondered where your dog’s ancestors lived? Illustrator Lili Chin has created a cute way to answer those questions with a poster series …

Not in my backyard: Communities protest surge of immigrant kids

In places such as Murrieta, California, and Oracle, Arizona, the message is clear: Thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America are unwelcome in Small Town U.S.A.<p>The children, many of them arriving unaccompanied from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, have traveled up to 3,000 miles …

Pope Francis: Immigrant Children Must Be 'Welcomed And Protected'

Pope Francis confronted the "racist and xenophobic attitudes" that often face undocumented immigrants by addressing the thousands of unaccompanied children included in their ranks.<p>In a message delivered to the Mexico-Holy See Colloquium on Migration and Development on Monday, the pope drew …