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Here's How To Prevent The Next School Shooting, Experts Say

After Parkland, there have been many calls to make schools a "harder target" — for example, by arming teachers. But there's a decent amount of research out there on what actually makes schools safer, and most of it doesn't point to more guns.<p>On the Friday after the deadly shootings at Marjory …

Guns

8 Lean Proteins You Should Start Eating To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To Nutritionists

The saying “abs are made in the kitchen” couldn’t be more true. You can do crunches for hours, hop on a stationary bike and spin for miles, or as …

Nutrition

Parkland Student Emma Gonzalez Delivered a Chilling, Powerful Speech About Gun Control

Everyone should read this.<p>America was rocked by yet another mass shooting last week when a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school in Parkland, Florida and killed 17 people. Today, Emma Gonzalez, a senior at the school, spoke at a gun control rally in Fort Lauderdale and her rousing …

11 Foods and Drinks Diet Experts Won't Touch

Imagine that you were given the opportunity to peek into the daily diets of nine top-notch nutritionists and dietitians. What would you take note of? …

Tiny House Listings

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Small Zero-carbon, Prefabricated dwelle.ings from the UK

Our most versatile and flexible dwelle.ing has a large living space, a fully fitted kitchen and shower room. The mezzanine bedroom includes plenty of …

Tiny House Movement

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

Photography

Gratitude Can Fuel School Transformation

As we strengthen these links and build them day-after-day, our mind finds it easier to travel down those neural paths and to experience the …

Happiness

Kaepernick The Doubtless

<b>The 49ers’ mercurial QB has been proving skeptics wrong his entire life. To his father, though, Colin’s greatness has never been in question.</b><p>It …

The Most Unexpected Uses for Our Favorite Baby Products

Whether you are veteran or new mom, any parent can recognize that baby products are awesome. Not only are they are gentle and protective for your child, but they can also provide inexpensive alternatives to the slew of products you need around the house every day.<p>In partnership with Huggies Natural …

An Autism Mom's Plea: Vaccinate Your Kids

I have two children. A 4-year-old blonde spitfire with autism named Kate and a 6-year-old delicate darling with various health problems named Grace. So, you see, I have a lot invested in this vaccination argument that has dominated far too much of the Internet these days. For me, the answer is …

Autism

No-Drama Discipline

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child and The Yes Brain tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline.</b> <b><br>“A lot of fascinating insights . . . an eye-opener worth reading.”—Parents</b><p>Highlighting the fascinating …

Strong Mothers, Strong Sons

• <b>Author:</b> Meg Meeker<p><b>Meg Meeker, M.D., acclaimed author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family: the one between mother and son.</b> <b></b><br>From the moment a mother holds her newborn son, his eyes tell her that she is his world. But often, as he grows up, …

6 Steps to Minimalist Parenting

Could you enjoy family life more by doing less? An exerpt from the new book <i>Minimalist Parenting</i> challenges parents to cut through the clutter of …

Parenting

Little Girls Can Be Mean

• <b>Author:</b> Michelle Anthony, M.A., Ph.D. & Reyna Lindert, Ph.D.<p><b>Worried about mean girls? Help your daughter respond and react to bullying where it starts---in elementary school</b><p>As experts in developmental psychology and each a mother of three, Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert began noticing …

The New Habit Challenge: Work The Exact Amount Of Time Science Tells Us To

You know you should take regular breaks during the workday, but did you know they should be exactly 17 minutes long?<p>It turns out going hard for eight hours straight every day <i>isn’t</i> the best way to get work done.<p>Contrary to the popular convention of working ourselves to exhaustion, researchers from …

Time Management

Why Innovators Hate M.B.A.'s | Inc.com

If you want to be an innovator or an entrepreneur, should you go to business school? At first glance, maybe not: Peter Thiel once said, "Never ever hire an M.B.A.; they will ruin your company." Meanwhile, Scott Cook, founder and leader of Intuit, recently told me, "When M.B.A.'s come to us, we have …

Innovation

The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Four years ago, Angela Stimpson agreed to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.<p>"The only thing I knew about my recipient was that she was a female and she lived in Bakersfield, Calif.," Stimpson says.<p>It was a true act of altruism — Stimpson risked pain and suffering to help another. So why did …

How to Make Teachers More Like Doctors

Over the past 150 years, teaching and medicine have grown less and less alike.<p>For her exceptional book on the history of teaching<i>,</i> Dana Goldstein chose the title <i>The Teacher Wars:</i> <i>The History of America’s Most Embattled Profession</i>. In so doing, she joined an ongoing debate with reformers such as …

How to Make Twix Bars at Home

<i>All week long, our very own Jennifer Steinhauer from Weeknights with Jenny will be sharing recipes from her new book Treat Yourself: 70 Classic Snacks You Loved as a Kid (and Still Love Today). Follow along to win one of five copies we’re giving away -- and to take a trip down memory lane.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …