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How to Have Better Conversations With Your Children, Part 2

In today's post, I would like to share a lesson I learned about talking with children when I was still a young parent.<p>Our daughter, Rachel, was not yet 3 years old when our son, Dan, was born. The baby slept in a bassinet in our bedroom for a few months until it was time for him to share a bedroom …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether you're a fan or not, you probably use many of his phrases on a regular basis — maybe without even knowing.<p>We created a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of them so often they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: …

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President Obama Visiting Silicon Valley Tonight, As Reports Of NSA’s Tech Spying Come To Light

President Obama’s official schedule indicates that he is currently aboard Air Force One and en route to the San Francisco Bay Area for private events being held tonight with some of Silicon Valley’s most elite players.<p>The president’s visit comes within hours of massive new revelations about the …

Rwanda building collapse: Six dead and dozens injured

<b>Six people have died after a four-storey building in north-eastern Rwanda collapsed, the government says.</b><p>The search and rescue mission has ended with no more people found trapped in the rubble, Rwandan police said in a statement on Wednesday.<p>Officials said 18 people were being treated in hospital. …

Mexico sets shelters as volcano shakes, spews ash

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seismic activity has increased at the Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City, leading authorities to alert towns in two central states and the capital.<p>Mexico's National Disaster Prevention Center says the white-capped volcano spewed a plume of steam more than a half mile into the …

WHO says new coronavirus may be passed person to person

<b>The World Health Organization says it appears likely that the novel coronavirus (NCoV) can be passed between people in close contact.</b><p>This comes after the French health ministry confirmed a second man had contracted the virus in a possible case of human-to-human transmission.<p>Two more people in Saudi …

Cases Of Mysterious Valley Fever Rise In American Southwest

When she was just 6, Emily Gorospe became very tired and sick. The spunky girl, now 8, developed a fever that wouldn't go away, and red blotches appeared across her body.<p>"She's got so much energy usually," says Emily's mother, Valerie Gorospe. "Just walking from one part of the house ... she was …

Rat meat and Chinese food safety

<b>The latest food scandal in China - which has seen rat meat passed off as lamb - has raised more questions about food safety in the country.</b><p>It seems that barely a day goes by in China without news of yet another food safety scandal.<p>But the latest case - even by Chinese standards - was truly …

Bill would penalize IRS lawbreakers

In the wake of an admission by an IRS official that conservative groups had been targeted for additional scrutiny, Rep. Michael Turner will introduce legislation Monday that would increase the penalty for singling out ideological organizations —including the possibility of jail time.<p>Turner, a …

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Gingrich ties IRS flap to Obamacare

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Monday said the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups could be a huge problem for President Barack Obama because the agency is central to his health care reform law.<p>“Obamacare relies very heavily on the IRS,” Gingrich said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “Now every …

Gunmen injure 19 at New Orleans Mother's Day parade

Police say 19 people, including two 10-year-old children, have been wounded in a shooting during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans.<p>Police spokesman Remi Braden said in an email that many of the 17 victims were grazed by bullets and most of the wounds weren't life-threatening. No deaths were …

Beyond The Candybar

Stay safe like Nokia and suffer or be radical like Jobs and go the Apple way. You really have only two choices in the evolving world of mobile …

Draw Your Own Mario Game With This Kickstarter App

Remember those old 2-D side scrollers like Super Mario Bros? What if you could draw your own, on paper?<p>Even as games have adopted incredible graphics and physics, we still love to play 2-D side scrollers. One reason is that, for independent programmers, they’re now relatively simple to code. The …

A Grown-Up Library, With A Built-In Slide For Kids

Another indoor slide–do we smell a trend?<p>A lot of architects get a bad rep for being narcissistic control freaks with a Randian complex–people who exert their “vision” and expertise over their clients. That said, <i>occasionally</i> utterly reasonable architects actively try to involve clients in the …

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Purple Accents In Bedrooms – 51 Stylish Ideas

We’ve already told you how to decorate your bedroom with touches of blue and red, and now it’s time for the most mysterious color – purple. It’s …

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