Katherine Wood

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6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Real Estate

The Neuroscience of Seeing an Ex

When I arrived at the wine bar, there was only one open table — dimly lit and intimate. The booze, music and candlelight felt like a callback to our …

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

Research shows that your habits create happiness more than anything else in life. These will make you happier today.<p>It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we …

There Really Was A Liberal Media Bubble

Groupthink produced a failure of the “wisdom of crowds” and an underestimate of Trump’s chances.<p><i>This is the ninth article in a</i> <i>series</i> <i>that reviews news</i> …

Journalism

Dads who embrace fatherhood likely to have well-adjusted pre-teens

Studies into the effects of a father's attitude on their offspring have been few and far between. New research finds that a father's emotional …

How a 29-year-old created her monthly budget

Read this article to learn how a 29-year-old used a monthly budget to pay over $100,000 in debt.<p>Since graduating from college in 2009, Jessica …

Personal Finance

9 best DIY Christmas decorations

One of the really fun things about Christmas with kids is all the craft and glitter opportunities in the run up to it, not to mention the salt dough …

Our Kids Can’t Tell The Difference Between Real And Fake News, And That’s A Problem

A new study reveals that kids from middle school to college can’t tell when news stories are bogus<p>With apologies to Pete Townshend and The Who, …

Viewpoint: Changing the world is more important than changing nappies

<b>French author Corinne Maier has two children but cannot wait for the second to become independent. She argues that adults are so obsessed with children - and so exhausted by the effort of looking after them - that they have no energy left for anything else.</b><p>It's frightful, how many of us there are! …

Parenting

How to Make Money in Real Estate Passively

Ever wonder how to make money in real estate passively? Passive income, as many imagine, through real estate is when you make income without any …

Tiny Homes Banned in U.S. at Increasing Rate as Govt Criminalizes Sustainable Living

As the corporatocracy tightens its grip on the masses – finding ever more ways to funnel wealth to the top – humanity responds in a number of ways, …

Want to save your marriage? Don't have kids

Thirty years of evidence is in, and the results are conclusive: the relationship between spouses suffers once kids come along<p>Lots of women look forward to motherhood – getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter. All over the …

The Swedish words with no English equivalent that perfectly describe modern relationships

The Swedes have come up with a list of new and useful words to describe how relationship statuses work nowadays.<p>Modern dating is a minefield at the …

11 of the Most Extreme Junk Foods Ever Created

Halloween is lots of fun for kids, from decorating a pumpkin to trick-or-treating. But there are plenty of other Halloween projects you can do in …

Deep Frying

The Entire History of Japan in 9 Quirky Minutes

If you peruse our collection of Free Online History Courses, you'll find plenty of enriching history courses from top-notch universities, all …

Inside the Growing Movement of Women Who Wish They'd Never Had Kids

It's unthinkable, and it's definitely unspeakable, but women all over the world are coming forward to say it: I regret having my children.<p>Here's the thing about realizing that you shouldn't have had kids," says Laura*, 37, a journalist based in Los Angeles. "You can't take the decision back."<p>Laura …

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Streaming

Researchers say you can enjoy the benefits of a good night’s sleep even if you’ve barely rested

If you’re constantly blaming your bad mood or scattered mind on a bad night’s sleep, it may be time to rethink. Research suggests the amount of sleep you <i>think</i> you got can be more important than actual shut-eye.<p>A 2014 study on “placebo sleep” found that when people were told they’d had a good …

Some male spiders must give generous gifts to their female mates -- or die

<b>(CNN) —</b> For some spider species, a gift to their spider lady love can mean life or death.<p>Scientists have long observed spiders' gift-giving rituals. But the spiders' generosity is not a result of chivalry or making the right moves to woo a mate.<p>A study released this week revealed a deeper motive …

Insects

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

How to Hack an Election

Andrés Sepúlveda rigged elections throughout Latin America for almost a decade. He tells his story for the first time.<p>By Jordan Robertson, Michael …

'Islamic State' using water as a weapon

The terror group "Islamic State" has taken control of six of the eight major dams in Syria and Iraq. It is systemically exercising control by using …

How Every Part of American Life Became a Police Matter

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/truthout/8432382567/">Truthout.org</a>/Flickr<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free</i> …

Experts warn: War with Egypt possible

Egypt's insertion of forces into Sinai to fight Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists there violates the 1979 peace treaty between Egypt and Israel and …

America’s secret war on ISIL: The African military operation you’ll never hear about

The U.S. Air Force recently “neutralized” 69 enemy combatants — and has taken meticulous steps to cover its tracks<p>Nick Turse<p>December 26, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>On October 7th, at an “undisclosed location” somewhere in “Southwest Asia,” men wearing different …

Military

Where America Fights Next Is VERY Predictable

Recently, Aaron Bazin published seven charts that explain the American way of war. Expanding on his work, I offer the single graphic that displays …

National emergency? Belgians respond to terror raids with cats

An official request for citizens to avoid tweeting anything that could inform terrorists what is going on resulted in a national outbreak of pet pics<p>When, on Sunday evening, Belgian police asked citizens not to tweet about the armed operations that were being carried out around the country, anyone …

Russia Sent France A Puppy To Replace The Fallen Police Dog Lost In A Terrorist Raid

Last Wednesday, an extended raid in a Parisian suburb left several suspected terrorists (including ringleader Abelhamid Abaaoud) dead in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks. One particularly touching casualty included cherished hero police dog Diesel. The mighty Belgian shepherd was killed when …

2015 Ford Mustang vs Scion FR-S: Review, Test, and Final Verdict

New app lets you easily donate meals to Syrian refugee children for 50 cents

Making sure a refugee child has access to a full meal is now as easy as tapping your smartphone.<p>ShareTheMeal, a new, free app launched by the United …