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How to Teach Your Kid a Second Language Even if You Suck at It

The idea of teaching a child a second language can sound intimidating. If you, yourself, are rusty in that language (say, you haven’t conjugated a …

Why Adolescence Lasts Forever

A new book explores the dynamics of popularity, and the ways our high-school selves stay with us far beyond the teenage years.<p>In August of 2001, Mitch Prinstein, a psychology professor who had just been hired at Yale University, offered his first class at the school: a course he had developed about …

Watch the Lucasfilm Story Group Point Out Several Obscure Rogue One Easter Eggs

The weekly <i>Star Wars</i> YouTube show, <i>The Star Wars Show</i>, has been off for a few weeks, but a bonus “Secrets Explained” episode popped up Friday night …

Fortress at the End of Time is a brilliant throwback to classic science fiction

A multilayered and thoughtful short novel<p>When a soldier is stationed at the furthest human outpost in the galaxy, he’s confronted with an incredible challenge: staying alive in a meaningless existence, hoping to one day be promoted to a better location.<p>Joe M. McDermott’s new short novel <i>The Fortress</i> …

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

The Top 10 Scary Podcasts to Get You in a Spooky Mood

For your listening pleasure (um, horror).<p>The Halloween season and the announcement that beloved horror podcast <i>Lore</i> is getting the TV treatment got us …

17 Travel Skills Every Twentysomething Should Know

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Frequent-flyer Programs

6 Food Myths You Probably Believe (That Are Complete BS)

Considering how much we humans love shoveling food into our mouths (over the sink, late at night, struggling to see through the tears), you'd think …

5 Much Better Alternatives To Famous Board Games

Besides the TARDIS, nothing brings nerds more box-based joy than board games. They're more interactive than movies, more accessible than sports, and …

Board Games

You want some weird futurism? Start reading Company Town

Madeline Ashby's cyberpunk tale is full of cyborgs, augmented reality, and serial killers.<p>Madeline Ashby's new novel, <i>Company Town,</i> starts out like …

Science Fiction

Here Are All the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Books That Will Blow Your Mind This May

Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books …

Books

15. The Colony

On the other end of the spectrum believability-wise, The Colony nonetheless managed to sign on some even bigger stars than The Machine did: this …

Florida by Land: Camp in the Wild

Experience the state’s amazing array of natural night sights and sounds by sampling a few of the wildest camping sites.<p>Florida’s wild spaces seem even wilder at night. When the sun goes down, the nocturnal symphony commences, led by croaking amphibians, hooting barred owls, and other calling and …

RVs

This simple mathematical equation will show you how much time you're really wasting at work

Now take that number and multiply it by 25.<p>That's how many minutes of concentration you're losing. It takes an average of about 25 minutes (23 minutes and 15 seconds, to be exact) to return to the original task after an interruption, according to Gloria Mark, who studies digital distraction at the …

Use These Public Speaking Tips for Your Next Virtual Pitch | Inc.com

When you're asked to make a big pitch via conference call or a web meeting, it can be hard to tell if that's a good thing or a bad thing. On the one hand, you may be relieved that you can now be productive during what would otherwise have been travel time. On the other hand, how in the world can …

Public Speaking

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships