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20 Summer Night Activities For Kids That Will Make Their Freedom Feel Even More Magical

Danny and Sandy sang about it in <b>Grease</b>. ABBA, Richard Marx, and Rascal Flatts also paid homage to it through song. And in a few months, Timothée Chalamet is starring in a movie about a hot one. We're talking about those Summer nights. They're the stuff of legend, inspiring artists and the rest of …

Kids

The microbiome of a native plant is much more resilient than expected

Without microorganisms humans would not be able to survive. Especially our gut flora is an extremely densely populated ecosystem that houses billions …

Microbiology

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

Google

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Startups

This is the best style of meditation for you, based on your wellness needs

Thanks to an ever-growing contingent of studios, apps, and audio guides, meditation is now as accessible as a cup of expensive take-out coffee. And …

Meditation

A Personal Trainer Reveals the Biggest Myths About Losing Body Fat

When it comes to losing weight and shedding body fat, it's easy to get confused by all the information we're bombarded with on the internet every day. Scrolling through social media, reading blog posts, and hearing about the latest health crazes all give you mixed messages about how to actually …

Fitness

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

Employment

How to Hack Your Happiness, According to This New Book

Lisa Feldman Barrett, a psychology professor and neuroscientist at Northeastern University, is challenging hundreds of years of assumptions about …

Hacking

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Happiness

Loog’s New $90 Jack White Kids Guitar Teaches Toddlers to Shred

We can tell that your kid and this guitar are gonna be friends.<p>By<p>Mar 09 2018, 5:44 PM<p>It’s a rare toddler who knows Jack White. Or the White Stripes. …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

Investing

This app uses machine learning and AR to teach you how to draw

For some people drawing comes naturally. But, if you’re anything like me, your stick figures look like misshapen horrors for whom death would surely be a relief. Enter Sketch AR: the AI-powered app that aims to make you a better artist regardless of your current skill.<p>The idea is pretty simple: you …

Photographer Spots ‘One in a Million’ Yellow Cardinal

If you’re a wildlife photographer hunting for bird photos that no one else has, here’s something to add to your bucket list: a <i>yellow</i> cardinal. That’s …

Trying to Lose Belly Fat? Drop Everything and Listen to This Tip From Jillian Michaels

Slimming down your midsection can feel impossible sometimes, which is why tips to reduce excess fat around our belly remain such a popular search. Jillian Michaels, celebrity trainer and creator of the app My Fitness by Jillian Michaels, has probably been asked countless times how to get rid of …

Fitness

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

Bill Gates

Greta Van Fleet hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Rock Music chart for second time

For the second time in their brief career, Greta Van Fleet sit atop Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs airplay chart. The band’s “Safari Song” hit No. …

Billboard Charts

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Downton Abbey

The Best Carry-On Travel Bags

Baggage fees are for suckers. These five carry-on bags will hold everything you need for a long weekend and still fit in the overhead bin.<p><b>Thule Subterra ($280)</b><p>The Subterra has a sleek design with 36-liters of space that you can make the most of thanks to an internal compression panel that also …

10 Miles Davis Quotes That Prove He Was The Definition of Cool

<b>Miles Davis</b> was a revolutionary artist and trumpet player that constantly strived to innovate and push the boundaries of jazz. Always evolving …

Miles Davis

9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Self-help

23 Science Books That Are So Exciting They Read Like Genre Fiction

Some of the greatest nonfiction books about science read like novels. They borrow tropes and narrative tricks from science fiction, fantasy, horror, …

Books

Readers' favourite love songs: 'It still tears me up after 35 years'

From the Beatles to Nina Simone, the Cure and Iggy Pop, readers share their favourite romantic songs<p>Everyone has a song that turns them into a mushy all-out romantic.<p>Last week, in the run up to Valentine’s Day, music stars shared their favourite love songs including hits by Nick Cave, Aretha …

Love Songs

The Simple Meal That's Powering Team USA

Team USA is on the ground in Pyeongchang, South Korea, primed and ready to compete on the world’s largest stage. As a staff prone to geeking out about how nutrition affects performance, we were especially curious to learn what the elites eat before their events.<p>We reached out to a number of Winter …

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Stacy London On Her Year Of Going Broke

The day I celebrated my first anniversary of life after spine surgery — December 13 — I found out I was going broke. Well, not <i>broke</i> broke, but …

22 Vacations that Will Change Your Life

1 of 22<p>Cooking on the Amalfi Coast<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>Kayaking Mexico's Sea of Cortez<p>3 of 22<p>Setting Sail in Sausalito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 22<p>Going Wild …

Dazzled by Detroit: how Motown got its groove back

The Motor City is finding its rhythm again with a cultural scene that embraces home-grown talent, a deluge of new bars and restaurants – and a love of live music that’s timeless<p>They have a saying down here, in southern Michigan: “Nothing stops Detroit.” It’s a good moniker for the city. Beaten …

Die Hard

Set up a second screen for your computer

Two views are better than one.<p>You may get along just fine with only one computer screen, but adding a second can give you much more room to work. This upgrade isn't just for creative professionals or seasoned programmers—it lets anyone spread out their apps, edit documents side by side, and …

Using Facts, Not Fact-Checking, To Fight Fake News

I was recently on a bus where I encountered a woman of a type I hear about often but rarely see in real life. She was white, in her late 50s or so. …

Journalism