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10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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TED Talks

How to talk to kids about tragic events

<b>(CNN) —</b> After horrific events like shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourselves?<p>"It's important to explain to children …

Parenting

Five Technology Fundamentals That All Kids Need To Learn Now

You have probably read articles about how important it is that today’s kids to learn to code. Perhaps you’ve introduced your own children to some of the excellent tutorials from Hour of Code. Maybe they have played with Scratch (the MIT Media Lab’s great platform that makes coding accessible to …

Globalization

A Cultural History of the Fever

The fever phobia that parents experience is ancient and useful.<p>For most of human history, an unusually high body temperature was a sign of the supernatural. Fevers were sinister but common, unnatural but real. And without a theoretical underpinning by which to understand them, fevers long seemed to …

11 cosy and quintessentially British spots to retreat to this autumn

LONDON — With summer receding and a long autumn stretching ahead, now is an ideal time to think about booking a British mini-break.<p>The country might …

Photos: The world’s most impressive outdoor mazes and labyrinths

Outdoor mazes and labyrinths have captured our imagination for centuries, harking back to King Minos of Crete’s elaborate, winding structure to corral the hulking Minotaur in Greek mythology.<p>Corn mazes, especially plentiful in the US, provide farmers an additional source of revenue. From the 14th …

European Travel

Nine Lessons I've Learned Launching and Running My Own Business

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>I’ve founded and run <i>Sail Magazine</i> for about four years now- it’s an Emirati magazine that covers topics in community, culture, and …

Business Strategy

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Ten promises made by the Conservatives

The election is wrapped up and the Convervatives have won a majority. Will they stick to the promises they made in order to take power? Here are ten to look out for<p>In a result not many saw coming, The Conservative Party won an outright majority in the General Election, claiming 331 seats.<p>After a …

15 Books Every Recent College Grad Needs on Their Shelf

Graduating from college is an exciting time full of adventures, new opportunities and… uncertainty. While you’re celebrating your major accomplishment and partying with your friends and loved ones, figuring out the future can be nerve wracking. Whether you’re graduating this year, are a recent grad …

Irish waterfall video global YouTube hit for insomnia sufferers

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_ni/1164000/1164829_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524674906_8092d4413740e085e54645ea9ab7c38f<p><b>Beneath a wooden footbridge on the River Bonet in County Leitrim, a small waterfall makes a noisy sound.</b><p>It rushes along, cascading down rocks, …

You can't 'outrun' obesity: Study says exercise doesn't help weight loss

LONDON — A team of British cardiologists have said it's time to "bust the myth" that regular exercise tackles obesity.<p>The strongly-worded editorial …

10 tech podcasts you should listen to now

Don’t ever say there’s nothing good on.<p>There’s a whole lot of podcasts about technology. The New & Noteworthy collection of tech podcasts on iTunes holds 2,000 of them. And some really are worth your attention.<p>Podcasts first popped up nearly a decade ago, following the ascent of Apple’s iPod. In …

Codie Joins The Ranks Of Toys Aiming To Help Kids Learn Coding

Say hello to yet another cute toy with a mission to lift dollars out of parents’ wallets get kids coding and grasping the basics of logical thinking. Codie is a programmable robot that’s controlled via an app, using a visual programming language simplified into draggable blocks to make it easy for …

Programming Languages

Children’s hospital builds sleep app

<b>A free app to improve children's sleep has been launched by doctors at the Evelina Children's Hospital in London.</b><p>They think it will help the two million parents in the UK who express concern about their child's sleep and ease pressure on the NHS.<p>Kids Sleep Doctor gives parents tailored advice, such …

The best apps and gadgets for the home, according to the Martha Stewart of Silicon Valley

The cover of "Homemakers," Brit Morin's new book. Chris Andre Brit Morin, founder of DIY content and ecommerce site Brit + Co., has been called "the Martha Stewart of Silicon Valley" for her unique combination of tech savvy and creativity.<p>She recently published "Homemakers," a book she calls "a …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

10 decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Valentine's Day from around the USA

Nothing says I love you quite like a homemade chocolate dessert. We asked the editors of Edible magazines across the country for their favorite Valentine’s Day chocolate dessert recipes. From rich, spicy hot chocolate to gluten-free ricotta brownies with cherries, these indulgent treats are sure to …

Dessert

Wanna cheat? Use these apps to make sure you don't get caught

A survey conducted by affairs and dating site Victoria Milan revealed that 45% of people have either cheated — or contemplated cheating — on their partner because the other person pays too much attention to their phone.<p>And that's not the only way that our smartphones goad our unfaithful tendencies. …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

6 tech trends for 2015 that will change our future

Technology and innovation can be frustrating to watch in action. That’s because there usually isn’t much action — just incremental change with …

The beginner's guide to creating a podcast, according to the pros

Podcasts are so hot this season.<p>With the outpour of podcast obsessions (thanks, <i>Serial</i>), we've probably all thought to ourselves, "How hard can it …

Are old fairy stories too scary for kids?

The folk tales of old prepare a child for life<p>Moving house, stacking books in boxes, I came across a clutch of fairy books, Andrew Lang’s folk tales from around the world in their coloured cloth covers: yellow, brown, red, grey, blue. I picked up ‘yellow’, opened the cover and fell down a wormhole, …

Literature

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

Yahoo!

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Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Wearable Tech

5 iPhone Apps Your Teen Doesn’t Want You to Download

In the ’80s, teens had only was one social app, and it was called the telephone. In the ‘90s, chat rooms were all the rage, leading to social sites …

Social Media

Wellness // 5 Tips for Healthier, Happier Kids

I’m most definitely not an expert, and I will never claim to be… but right now, I’m just your friend. Sitting across a cafe table, a couple of …

Parenting