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Dirk Kuyt's heartfelt Liverpool message may be enough to earn him freedom of the city

Let it never be said that Dirk Kuyt doesn't love Liverpool football club.<p>Although he wasn't the most talented footballer during his tenure at …

Liverpool FC

Don’t believe your own hype: How Pebble went from being worth $740 million to less than $40 million

Confidence is an essential ingredient for entrepreneurs.<p>It’s what makes them quit college or their jobs, tells them then can take on corporate behemoths, and helps them endure countless rejections. But from the outside, confidence can look an awful lot like arrogance, and it may not be until …

Snapchat

Here’s The Reason I’m Glad My Kid Inherited My Shyness

<i>The following was syndicated from Medium for The Fatherly Forum, a community of parents and influencers with insights about work, family, and life.</i> …

Flickr

This Is How Life Really Changes When You Become A Parent

Think you'll never be able to leave the house again? You're pretty much right. But you'll love it anyway<p>Until you become a parent, you really have no idea what to expect.<p>People will throw around lots of words to describe the experience, from “amazing” to “exhausting” to “rewarding unlike anything …

Babies

C-sections evolving bigger babies that can't squeeze through narrower pelvises, study suggests

Rising rates of cesarean sections have been blamed on everything from older first-time mothers to almost phobic fears of vaginal delivery.<p>Now a …

Babies

Baby dies after being electrocuted by mobile phone charger as nurse posts injury picture as warning to parents

A baby girl was killed after being electrocuted while her parents left her to play on a smartphone that was on charge.<p>Now pictures of the tot's …

Mobile

The caesarean myth buster every woman needs to read

The increasing use of caesarean sections is transforming human evolution, a new study has claimed.<p>Austrian researchers have estimated that cases where the baby cannot fit down a woman's birth canal have increased from 30 in 1,000 during the 1960s; to 36 in 1,000 births today.<p>They suggest that, …

Babies

Are Caesareans changing human evolution by producing larger babies?

A new study has revealed that C-sections have an impact on the human evolution. According to scientists, more women are opting for Caesareans due to smaller pelvis size and bigger size of the baby as an outcome of evolution.<p>The number of babies who can't fit in the birth canal has raised from 30 in …

Life Sciences

The Surprising Thing That Might Predict Baby's First Words

A new study looks at how visual cues can help predict what your baby's first words might be.<p>Baby see, Baby say. That's the idea behind a new study from Indiana University psychologists, who claim babies' first words can be predicted by the visual information they process.<p>Basically, if children see …

Babies

Flip Up

In the age of the consumer, people are increasingly...<p>The responsibilities of a parent are possibly the biggest...<p>We’ve heard it before, many times. …

Researchers find a link between older moms and longer life — but it's not a reason to wait to have kids

Rok Lipnik/Flickr<p>(Reuters Health) — Women who wait longer to have their first child may live longer than mothers who start families when they’re young, a US study suggests.<p>Later pregnancies can carry an increased risk of miscarriages and birth defects, but the study found women who give birth for …

Longevity

Study: Kids Are Eating Better, But There's Still a Lot of Room for Improvement

A new study looks at the state of American kids' diets, and unfortunately, it's not all what we want to hear.<p>A new study reveals that while on the whole, American kids' diets are improving, this isn't true for all children. Unfortunately, researchers at Brown University say kids from lower-income …

Parenting

Advent UNCUT

All around us we are being bombarded with images of ridiculously wholesome families enjoying the festivities that December brings – Christmas …

Google AMP: What Is It and Is It Right for Your WordPress Website?

If you’re the kind of person who frequents the Elegant Themes blog, we probably don’t need to impress upon you the importance of fast loading pages. …

WordPress is Doubling Down on HTTPS in 2017

In 2017, WordPress will start introducing features which require websites have HTTPS available, the company stated in an announcement today. …

WordPress

Social Media Marketing Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide

I don’t think I need to tell you how big social media is.<p><b>Social media is</b> <b>the fastest growing trend in the history of the world</b>.<p>This sector has grown …

The 6 Fundamental Facebook Best Practices

Known as the largest social network, Facebook has massive marketing possibilities for businesses looking to increase their reach. Did you know users …

Facebook

Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens

We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it's one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What's the right balance between privacy and self-discovery?<p>Research …

Parenting

Microsoft’s LinkedIn acquisition approved by regulators, but there’s a catch

Microsoft is about to close the books on its $26.2 billion deal to purchase the professional social networking service LinkedIn. On Tuesday, it was announced that the European Commission had given its blessing to Microsoft, adding it to a list of regulators that approved the merger including the …

LinkedIn

Top 10 local search insights of 2016

Columnist Wesley Young of the Local Search Association looks back at 2016 to find the top 10 insights that local search marketers should remember in …

Local Search

GoDaddy acquires rival Host Europe Group for $1.79 billion to grow its global footprint

Internet domain name registrar and web hosting giant GoDaddy has acquired Host Europe Group (HEG) in a deal worth €1.69 billion ($1.79 billion).<p>With more than 1.7 million customers and seven million domain names under management, HEG is among Europe’s biggest privately-owned hosting companies and …

GoDaddy

Jurgen Klopp will be "astute" in his handling of Liverpool star Ben Woodburn - Fowler

<b>Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler is confident the club’s newly-crowned youngest goalscorer Ben Woodburn will not be allowed to let his</b> …

Jürgen Klopp

The Bournemouth debacle, missing Matip and the goalkeeper debate re-opens

Share on<p>Neil Jones is joined by James Pearce, Joe Rimmer and Kristian Walsh to sift through the rubble of Liverpool's defeat to Bournemouth. The lads …

Bournemouth

Reds legend Fowler gives his opinion on Ben Woodburn

Robbie Fowler believes Ben Woodburn’s blossoming career is in safe hands with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.<p>The Kop legend knows what it’s like to be a …

Soccer

Carra: Karius hasn't answered questions when they've been asked

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius hasn't risen to the challenge when tested insists Anfield legend Jamie Carragher.<p>Speaking on Sky Sports' Monday …

Jamie Carragher

Liverpool fans favourite Kuyt speaks of his pride at being an adopted Scouser

Liverpool fans favourite Dirk Kuyt has spoken of his pride at being an adopted Scouser – after being verbally abused by Manchester United fans.<p>The …

Liverpool

FSF Awards 2016 - Philippe Coutinho, Player of the Year

Chelsea rival Reds for Kondogbia

Liverpool will have to fight off competition from Chelsea to sign Inter Milan midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia.<p>That’s according to a report by <i>Gazzetta</i> …

Italy

Steven Gerrard to Liverpool update

Steven Gerrard’s eventual appointment into an official capacity to Liverpool is one step closer, writes Melissa Reddy in Goal.<p>Our legendary former …

Steven Gerrard

Liverpool show old habits die hard - but they are being eradicated

<b>Liverpool suffered a damaging loss to Bournemouth on Sunday, but amid the doom and gloom, this is still a Reds team improving greatly.</b><p>Make no bones …

Soccer