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8 Signs Your House Is Just Waiting to Be Robbed

These seemingly innocent moves might peg your home as an easy target.<p>The FBI reports that a home in the U.S. is burglarized every 15 seconds. And it's the little things that might be tipping them off. "The majority of thieves are impulsive and don't look much beyond the opportunities that they …

26 Movies You Need To Watch Before Decorating Your Home

No matter what your decor style is, these movies are sure to inspire.<p>No matter what your decor style is, these movies are sure to inspire. Grab the popcorn — and something to take notes with — and get ready to binge on beauty.

Coco Chanel

6 Powerful Ideas for Reading with Kids

Reading daily to our children is important for both the pleasure it brings in its own right and for the future benefits it promises for academic, professional, and even economic success (for more on the importance of reading check out Jim Trelease's classic <i>The Read-Aloud Handbook</i>). If you're …

Mermaid Tails- Vibrant 4 Way Stretch~ Top Quality Tails

----Cold or bad weather--no problem--Have a Mermaid party at indoor pool at hotel close to you.<p>Children Sizes<br>Infant = 3 months to size 3 ( put size in notes)<br>size 4-6 = waist 19"-23" waist to ankle= 21"<br>size 7-9 = waist 21"-24" waist to ankle= 23"<br>size 10-1 2= waist 22"-25" waist to ankle = 30"<br>size …

Handmade Personalized Family with baby. Plush doll. Custom your own family. Customize.

PERSONALIZE YOUR OWN FAMILY by THE CITIZENS COLLECTIBLE<br>Imagine how cool would be having your whole family in rag dolls and playing all together. It is a completely different and perfect gift for weddings, anniversaries, Valentines days, new babies born, mothers day, fathers day, birthdays...<p>You can …

Teacher Appreciation Fingerprints for Teacher: DIY Personalized Hand Painted Tree 8x10 Canvas

Fingerprints for teacher, family tree for grandmother or mom, family tree for family reunion, Guest Book for Wedding, personalized, custom, handpainted, wall art - original painting<p>Fingerprints, family tree art in summer / spring colors and theme. 8x10 can fit a class of 20 students. This painting …

Wells Fargo Conversations

Important considerations for parents, grandparents, and children about funding the college experience.<p>The answers can help you make a sound decision …

Improve Your Child's Reading Level with "You TELL Me Stories"

Lynn Rubin, founder of "You TELL Me Stories" and expert in the field of childhood learning disabilities, stopped by Mondays with Marlo to talk about her non-profit initiative for children with learning disabilities and how it can help improve any child's read aloud technique in the classroom. Watch …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

<i>By Dan Buettner</i><p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, …

How to Make Your Own Knotted Rope Trivets

<i>As satisfying as a well-written recipe, a smart and thoughtful DIY is our kind of lunch break reading. Bonus points if it's an easy project AND teaches us how to make something beautiful.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Follow along as Laura Kaesshaefer shares how to make summery, nautical trivets—just by knotting …

The Best Children’s Books of 2014

<i>“I don’t write for children,”</i> Maurice Sendak scoffed in his final interview. <i>“I write — and somebody says, ‘That’s for children!’”</i><p><i>“It is an error,”</i> wrote J.R.R. Tolkien seven decades earlier in his superb meditation on fantasy and why there’s no such thing as writing for children, <i>“to think of</i> …

10 Quotes That Will Make You Get Out and Live, Damn It

Everyone wants to be known for something. You might watch explorers on the National Geographic Channel, read about Nobel Prize-winning innovators, or …

Motivation

5 Ways to Grow Long Hair—Fast

From easy styling tricks to product must-haves that ward off damage and keep hair healthy-looking, the pros share how to get your hair to great lengths.<p>From easy styling tricks to product must-haves that ward off damage and keep hair healthy-looking, the pros share how to take your hair to great …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

[Price: Free with in app purchases] <br>TickTick is a task list application that allows you to organize your day. It features cross platform support on Android, iOS, and the web via extensions so you can check your tasks anywhere. It features real-time syncing across devices, the ability to do things …

The Best Time to Consume Most of Your Calories If You're Trying to Lose Weight

Should you frontload your calorie intake? Or make dinner the heartiest meal of the day?<p>In completely obvious news, eating nutritionally empty foods in unhealthy amounts can make you gain weight. But can the <i>time of day</i> you eat affect your waistline, too? Turns out, getting the majority of your …

Top 10 vegetables to grow in your garden

These nutritional plants can flourish in your yard or containers.<p><b>10. Leafy greens</b><p>Spinach contains sulfoquinovose, the only sugar to contain sulfur. …

Gardening

12 Color Meanings — And How to Use Them in Your House

Whether you want to add energy to a dull room or calm a hectic one, these are the colors for you.<p>Whether you want to add energy to a dull room or calm a hectic one, this guide will help you pick the color that suits you best.

17 Unexpected Ways to Make the Most of Any Space in Your House

These small space decorating ideas, storage solutions, and smart finds will help you maximize each square foot, regardless of the size of your house.<p>These small space decorating ideas, storage solutions, and smart finds will help you maximize each square foot, regardless of the size of your house. …

Are there ‘oceans’ hiding inside the Earth?

The chance discovery of a mystery rock wrapped inside a diamond has made scientists question how our oceans formed – and what might be lurking beneath our feet…<p>We know more about the surface of Mars than we do the mantle of the planet we live on. As little as 30kms (19 miles) below the surface – …

Earth Science

The 5 Massive New Telescopes That Will Change Astronomy Forever

The biggest building boom in the history of astronomy is upon us. In Chile and Hawaii and in space, astronomers are getting powerful telescopes that …

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Why Is Andromeda Coming Towards Us?

<i>I don’t want to freak you out, but you should be aware that there’s a gigantic galaxy with twice our mass headed right for us. Naw, I’m just kidding.</i> …

Universe

New Laser-patterning Technique Turns Metals into Supermaterials | American Institute of Physics

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 20, 2015 –By zapping ordinary metals with femtosecond laser pulses researchers from the University of Rochester in New York …

Scientists Slow Down The Speed Of Light As It Travels Through Air

"Faster than the speed of light” might be more of a relative statement now<p>Light passes through air at about 299,000,000 meters per second, an accepted constant that hasn’t been challenged—until now. By manipulating a single particle of light as it passed through free space, researchers have found a …

Physicists observe gigantic molecules predicted in 1970

Scientists have experimentally observed for the first time a phenomenon in ultracold, three-atom molecules predicted by Russian theoretical physicist …

Quantum Physics

22 Things To Start Doing Now That Will Improve The Rest Of Your Life

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a 23-year-old student asked: "What can people start doing now that will help them a lot in five years?" Hundreds of answers poured in, and this one by Quora contributor Andy Giroux was one of our favorites. You can contribute your own answers to this</i> …

Degrees don’t matter anymore, skills do

If I were to make a nomination for the most destructive belief in our culture, it would be the belief that some people are born smart and others are born dumb. This belief is not only badly off target as a shorthand description of reality, it is the source of many social pathologies and lost …

Education

Psychology: the man who studies everyday evil

Why are some people extraordinarily selfish, manipulative, and unkind? David Robson asks the scientist delving into the darkest sides of the human mind.<p>If you had the opportunity to feed harmless bugs into a coffee grinder, would you enjoy the experience? Even if the bugs had names, and you could …

Psychology

Grandma's White Cake with Maple Syrup Frosting

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Your new favorite autumn dessert.</i><p>WHO: Jvcooks is our beloved Test Kitchen Manager -- and a true kitchen ninja.<p>WHAT: An …