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If Animals Have Rights, Should Robots?

We can think of ourselves as an animal’s peer—or its protector. What will robots decide about us?<p>Harambe, a gorilla, was described as “smart,” “curious,” “courageous,” “magnificent.” But it wasn’t until last spring that Harambe became famous, too. On May 28th, a human boy, also curious and …

New York State

Start Young: 10 Time-Tested Tips for Teaching Tiny Habits to Your Toddler

Melissa Turney’s kids wake up early. Really early. Sometimes before 5:00 am. This is not a behavior she encourages, but everything that happens after …

How American parenting is killing the American marriage

Sometime between when we were children and when we had children of our own, parenthood became a religion in America. As with many religions, complete unthinking devotion is required from its practitioners. Nothing in life is allowed to be more important than our children, and we must never speak a …

Parenting

Don't Make These Sunday Sauce Common Mistakes—Or We'll Tell Nonna

It takes a whole lot of love and effort to make an amazing Sunday sauce. Oh, and one more thing: Make sure you're not making any of these common mistakes!<p>What exactly <i>is</i> a Sunday sauce? That answer depends on who you ask. There are as many ways to make Sunday sauce as there are families who eat …

Cooking

5 Comforting Dinners to Make Using Only Pantry Staples

What’s for dinner when the fridge is bare? Plenty, thanks to some well-selected staples.<p>Most nights our family dinners rely on a philosophy followed by chefs the world over: Use fresh ingredients and mess with them as little as possible. This is easy to live by early in the week, when our fridge …

Cozy Up to These 16 Saucy Meatball Recipes

Meatballs ease the transition from grilling burgers in the hot summer sun to heavy sweaters and meatloaf. So get the ground meat ready, get those burners going, and get cozy with these 16 recipes.<p><b>Is it even possible to tire of meatballs?</b> Because, as far as we're concerned, there's no soup, …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

The First Key to Mastery: Finding Your Life's Task | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Robert Greene’s book</i> Mastery. <i>Last time he talked about the importance of the Apprenticeship Phase in gaining</i> …