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30 Old-School Parenting Rules That Still Apply

Tried-and-true childrearing wisdom never goes out of style.<p>We walked to school alone, rode our bikes across town, and knew talking back to our …

13 strange body facts you always wondered about but were too afraid to ask

Roller Coasters

Much of the modern world is explained by one population spike

We like to think of the story of human growth as a single, long ascent. In fact, it’s a solitary spike. The population growth rate hovered just above zero for more than 10,000 years. Only after something happened in the 1700s did the growth rate begin to climb, and climb, and climb.<p>With the …

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Mary Magdalene

10 Easy Dinner Ideas for Hungry Toddlers & Tired Parents

(Image credit: Maria Siriano)<p>My youngest just officially left the toddler years for that "threenager" year, but the struggles of feeding a toddler …

Healthy Eating

The 5 Best Things Your Child Can Say to a Bully

Arm your kid with these powerful comebacks.<p>“Well, that isn’t a very nice thing to say.”<p>“Kids typically bully when they think they can have a strong …

This simple math riddle is stumping the internet — see if you can solve it

There's another viral math question stumping the internet.<p>User PeerieBresks shared the riddle on Mumsnet, a parenting website and forum, where it racked up nearly 500 comments with other users debating the answer.<p>The text of the math question reads as follows:<p><i>A man buys a horse for $60. He sells</i> …

Mathematics

Colorful Paper-Cut Sculpture Captures the Diversity of a Coral Reef

French paper designer and illustrator Mlle Hipolyte creates colorful sculptures out of intricately cut paper shapes. Previously mentioned for her three-dimensional animal masks, the artist’s latest piece of paper art is a magnificent, three-dimensional representation of a vibrant coral reef. Titled</i> …

The defining difference between Japanese and American work cultures can be boiled down to a word without a direct English translation

Ben Cole, an associate professor of strategy at Fordham University in New York City, once took a group of students on a trip to Japan.<p>Cole had previously lived and worked in Japan for nine years, and he'd arranged for the group to take the train from Narita airport to Tokyo.<p>At a stop along the way, …

Japan

Husband's Sketches Of Wife And Kids Are Full Of Love And Raw Emotion

For years, artist Curtis Wiklund has been sketching moments ― both big and small ― from his daily life with his wife Jordin and their two sons Casen and Hayden.<p>Based in southeast Michigan, the Wiklunds, who have been married eight years, are now expecting a daughter in March. This exciting news …

What No One Tells You About Having a Baby

<i>Sarah got pregnant in January 2017 and gave birth in October. She’s been shocked by the experience since the very beginning and worries the lack of</i> …

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

Shopping

Have some over-ripe bananas? Then make better pancakes

I hate to throw over-ripe bananas away. It is such a wasted opportunity for fresh fragrant banana bread. But, there is only so much banana bread that …

Breakfast

Husband Compiles Photos From All The Fun Road Trips He Takes With His Wife, And The Result Is Just Too Funny

Road trips with travel buddies have plenty of benefits. For example, you can use them as slaves for helping with navigation or opening bottles of …

Road Trips

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Infographics

Photographer Reveals The Backstage Of His Photographs, Proving That It Is Not The Place, But Rather The Angle That Is Important

Gilmar Silva is a brazilian photographer, specializing in family photos, child portraits and pregnancy photos. He regularly shares in his instagram …

This Brilliant Video Uses a Balloon & Ping-Pong Ball to Show Exactly How Contractions Work

Liz Chalmers' labor simulation teaching lesson was initially intended for her niece, but the informative clip has gone crazy viral!<p>When Liz Chalmers, owner at the Puget Sound Birth Center in Kirkland, Washington, and Renton, Washington, shot her now-viral Facebook video of labor simulation, she …

Handmade Holiday Gifts That Look Luxe (Not Lame)

(Image credit: Homey Oh My)<p>I want nothing more than to have a lucrative side-gig to finance my extreme love of gift-giving, however, that's just not …

The Special Moment When A Stranger Mentioned My Children In Heaven

It’s a familiar place. The distinct smell and sounds bring me back to four years ago, when my family called this place home for nearly six months. It’s as if we never left this place. Everything feels so familiar, yet there’s a piece of me that feels like it was a lifetime ago. Instead of being a …

Parenting

World Solar Car Challenge in Australia’s Outback: Pictures

Travel (Australia)

World Sepsis Day: Dad Whose Daughter Died From Sepsis Is Urging Parents To 'Ask The Question'

'Pippa went in to hospital at 7pm and she died by 4am.'<p>A dad whose daughter died from blood poisoning when she was just three years old is …

Medicine

Uganda’s boda boda babies: Indian-made motorcycle taxis come to the rescue of pregnant women

With ambulance coverage poor, boda boda drivers ferry women to health facilities, even deliver their babies.<p>Kamukama Benic is not a doctor, or even a …

Pregnancy

How to Wire Wrap Stones

Wire wrapping is a technique that involves bending wire around stone, sea glass, shells, amber, or other ornamental centerpieces to create a piece of …

Wireframing

Another Crazy Optical Illusion: There are 16 Circles in This Image

…and there's an interesting explanation for why you can't see them at first<p>This tricky visual is called "The Coffer Illusion." What do you see?<p>There …

Get a Head Start on NaNoWriMo With These Creative Writing Courses

If you’re planning on cranking out the next great novel this November for NaNoWriMo, you might want to sharpen your craft first. These online courses …

You're Going to Tear Your Hair Out Trying to Find a Cell Phone in This Optical Illusion

Math puzzles can drive anyone crazy, but optical illusions are a whole other level. If you lost your mind over this brick wall illusion a few months ago, you're about to give up on everything after trying to find a cell phone in this photo.<p>Facebook user Jeya May Cruz posted the photo on July 2, …

20 Super-Cute Food Creations Your Kids Will Love

Make mealtime fun.

Watching Archer Outmaneuver Kingsmen's Eggsy Is Supremely Satisfying

During today’s <i>Kingsman: The Golden Circle</i> panel, Fox premiered a new digital short, a delightfully fun crossover where <i>Kingsman</i>’s Eggsy (Taron …