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New Study Says Internet Monitoring Apps May be Counterproductive

The Problems With Monitoring Apps For Parents<i>by Kimberly Yavorski</i>In their zeal to keep their kids digitally safe, many parents turn to monitoring …

Why a Daily Habit of Reading Books Should Be Your Priority, According to Science

Consuming the written word is exceptionally good for people.<p>Twenty six percent of adults in the United States have not read even a portion of a book within the last year. It's an unfortunate reality considering that researchers have found that consuming the written word is exceptionally good for …

The Brain

6 Brilliant Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting That Job Offer

Are you really sure that company or boss is the right one for you? Ask these questions to be absolutely sure.<p>A typical interview cycle can sometimes last up to several weeks. A recruiter screens you, followed by an interrogation-style panel interview a week or two later; background checks, …

Employment

Your student's been waitlisted — Now what?

You and your student have survived the application process and the results are trickling in. Maybe there is an acceptance or two, but they are still …

College & University

The Smoky Mountains: One of the Few Places You Can Hike in Two States at Once - Expanding Horizons

Our first trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park was as a couple. The kids were spending time with their grandparents and we decided to spend a …

Hiking

Visiting Cape May NJ in the off-season

As a Jersey girl, I am no stranger to the beach. In college I worked the late shift at the local grocery store so that I could spend days at the …

New Jersey

Education and Music in Historic Bethelehem Pennsylania

The residents of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania take pride in their heritage. In 2016, the city celebrated the 275th anniversary of the signing of the deed …

Bethlehem

Visiting Lucy, New Jersey's Largest, Most Popular Elephant - Expanding Horizons

Lucy the Elephant is a hidden treasure of the Jersey Shore. We made a side trip years ago to see her and were captivated by the structure and its …

New Jersey

Slow Down and Enjoy the Many Charms of Savannah Georgia - Expanding Horizons

The oldest city in the state, Savannah, Georgia boasts a wealth of history and Southern charm. With several museums and art galleries, Revolutionary …

European Travel

Niagara Falls Attractions Guarantee You'll Get Wet - Expanding Horizons

Niagara Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world is on many bucket lists and for good reason. It has been a tourist attraction since the early …

Ice Age

Hershey Pa Has More Than Chocolate

While Hershey Pa. is most famous for its chocolate, today, Hersheypark and Zoo America are among the best known attractions in the city. Over the …

Travel

At Fort Delaware, History Comes Alive - Expanding Horizons

Fort Delaware, originally built to protect the cities of Wilmington and Philadelphia, is a Union fortress that once held Confederate prisoners of …

New Jersey

Northern Outer Banks Offer Relaxation, History and Fun

On the northern end of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the town of Corolla is a popular vacation destination and the one-time home of North Carolina’s …

Outer Banks

At Elk Neck You Can Explore Cliffs and Beaches in the Same Day - Expanding Horizons

We discovered Elk Neck State Park in central Maryland over a decade ago when looking for a new place to take camping trips with our family. We have …

Hiking

Blue Ridge, Georgia Has Something For Every Generation - Expanding Horizons

With family living far apart, we have tried in recent years to find someplace in the middle to spend some quality time. Rather than staying in …

Hiking

15 Teen-Approved Ways to Say I Love You

Though teenagers sometimes act as though they don’t want to give or receive love, they do. Here are some ways we can remind them we love them, any …

America's gun culture in 10 charts

<b>Students across the United States will join a national march to call for tighter gun control and to highlight the issue of school safety.</b><p>The March for Our Lives was organised by pupils at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, where a former student is accused of killing 17 people …

Guns

The College Students Who Are Starving in Silence

The image of the hungry college student is a familiar one, with late-night ramen meals nearly as ubiquitous as the infamous all-nighter study …

College & University

Going Hungry on Campus: Students and States Turn to Food Stamps

×<p>SupportPDX<p>LSU Dining Area<p>According to multiple studies published over the last year, alarmingly high numbers of college students don’t have enough …

College & University

The Cost Of Prom Is Outrageous – Here’s How To Save Some Money

With prom season fast approaching, it’s easy to get caught up in the madness, especially if you have a daughter. You want her to look and feel like a …

Homelessness Doesn’t Always Look the Way You Might Think

Secondhand clothing, donations, and more mean that people experiencing homelessness might not stand out.<p>When most people hear the word “homeless,” a very specific image comes to mind, and it’s not pretty. But as Liz Waite, a 24-year-old undergraduate student at Cal State Long Beach points out, “the …

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Cancer

Hunger is a Problem at College That You Need to Know About

Perhaps it has come up in conversation that your child has shared dining room “swipes” with other students, especially near the end of the semester. …

Obama warns against irresponsible social media use

<b>Former US President Barack Obama has warned against the irresponsible use of social media, in a rare interview since stepping down in January.</b><p>He warned that such actions were distorting people's understanding of complex issues, and spreading misinformation.<p>"All of us in leadership have to find ways …

Social Media