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The Reason Your Scrambled Eggs Aren't Turning Out Soft and Fluffy

Making scrambled eggs is simple enough: crack eggs in a bowl, whisk and season them, and cook them on the stove. And no matter what you prefer to add to your scrambled eggs, whether that's cheese, whole milk, heavy cream, or just butter, there's one thing that will affect the flavor and consistency …

Brunch

This Simple Change in Your Daily Routine Will Help You Work Less (and Do More)

Want to boost your productivity? Become a morning person.<p>The age of the eight-hour workday is long gone.<p>It emerged as a direct result of industrial-era workers' coalitions lobbying to limit the amount of manual labor they were required to perform each day.<p>But as our economy pivots away from factory …

Time Management

The Mathematics of Getting Rich by Investing in Stocks

Yet, over that same span, because underlying net income and book value were increasing, the shares climbed from $7 to $222,250 each. It was a bumpy …

There’s a war over the definition of “milk” between dairy farmers and food startups—and Trump may settle it

What could be simpler than defining a glass of milk? It turns out that it’s not so simple.<p>This week, the Good Food Institute in Washington, DC submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a 59-page petition for the agency to issue a new rule to end the longstanding debate over whether …

7 Jobs That Can’t Be Automated

What are the jobs that can’t be automated? Today automation is making it possible to perform tasks more efficiently and precisely than any human …

Keep It Clean: Litter Box Cleaning Tips That Can't Fail

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Have you seen the new Catster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting area of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our</i> …

China

Mondly's VR language-learning app is the closest thing to actual immersion

Experts agree that language learning is best accomplished with full immersion. Most of us, unfortunately, can’t pack up and head to Tokyo for a year to learn Japanese.<p>Mondly, a language-learning app on iOS and Android, thinks VR could help bridge the gap. And today it’s launching an app for Gear VR …

Virtual Reality

Do You Believe These 6 Productivity Myths?

We live in a culture that’s obsessed with productivity. A quick online search for ‘productivity’ online turns up over 215 million results.<p>There are …

Time Management

7 Continents of the World: Matching Activity

0<p>It's never too early to start teaching children about world geography. Use this free matching activity to introduce the 7 continents.<p><i>This post</i> …

A Simple Trick to Keep You From Overspending at Costco

If you have a Costco membership, you probably know what it’s like to walk into the store with three things on your list, only to walk out with $200 …

Expert Tips for Cutting Credit Card Debt

Being smart about credit card debt can help the average investor bank a guaranteed 18%. It is a conscious decision that could save the average …

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t just harming your performance in the moment; you may very well …

Preschoolers' Personality Traits May Be 'Contagious' Among Peers

The way kids' personalities develop may have more to do with their peers than their parents, according to a new study.<p>My 3-year-old is stubborn like I am; she's also very sweet and lovable like my husband. But now, new research out of Michigan State University and published online in the <i>Journal of</i> …

5 Signs That You're Living Beyond Your Means

If you are concerned that your finances could be in danger, read on for five key indicators to help you determine whether you're living beyond your …

Personal Finance

Should We Share Learning Objectives With Pupils? via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 3 minutes.<p>Should we share learning objectives with pupils?<p>A practice commonly subscribed to by teachers, is to ‘publish’ learning …

Pedagogy

On Bilingualism

Now that I have set my routine and secure some time for more or less regular blogging thanks in part to bullet journaling, I can finally write about …

Here's What You Need To Know About Feeling Nauseated After Your Workout

<i>funduck / Getty Images</i><p>In this age of tough bootcamp workouts and high-intensity interval training, feeling like you want to hurl has become an …

Exercise

Teachers can use drama to bring writing to life for children

With prescriptive teaching styles, a test-based culture and an obsession with attainment levels, it’s not surprising that children in the UK are in …

Education

Mochi's favorite star

I made this star blanket a long long time ago for Mochi. She still loves it :)<p>at<p>9:07 AM<p>Reactions:<p>Labels: cats, crochet, Mochi

Bullet Journal: getting started

This year, I have decided to try the bullet journal to organize, well, <i>everything</i>. It's been a little over 3 weeks and I'm loving it. I love that my …

This Is the Type of Workout You Should Be Doing, According to Your Age

Let's face it: As we get older, our metabolism takes a huge hit. According to Dr. Peter LePort, medical director of the MemorialCare Center for …

The Bullet Journal, Minus the Hype, Is Actually a Really Good Planner

Look up #bulletjournal on the social media platform of your choice, and you can feast your eyes on a sea of neatly inked notebook pages designed to …

Productivity

Just how good is Google Word Lens at deciphering Japanese?

Spending a day with Google Translate in Japan<p>Google updated its Translate app this week with Japanese-to-English functionality. Through its Word Lens technology, English-speaking users can now translate Japanese words just by pointing their phone’s camera in their direction, and watching as they …

Language

Letter and Number Heart Puzzles

2<p>My daughter has always loved puzzles. She gets very excited when I come up with something new for her to put together and solve. With Valentine's …

Why I'm Tracking Every Single Purchase I Make in 2017

I'm going to write about the "B" word today. No, not <i>that</i>"B" word -- I'm talking about budgeting.<p>The word alone can give people fits.You might feel you don't need to budget because you already know where you're money's going (you don't).You may simply be afraid to find out where all your money goes …

White Bean and Avocado Baked Burritos (Vegan!)

White Bean and Avocado Baked Burritos<p>Prep time<p>30 mins<p>Cook time<p>25 mins<p>Total time<p>55 mins<p>These White Bean and Avocado Baked Burritos make the perfect …

The skills your kids should cultivate to be competitive in the age of automation

We’re all getting used to the thought that in a not-so-distant future, competition for jobs won’t just be other humans, it will also be an intelligent robot, self-driving car, or other artificial agent. But in our gut, we know this can’t be the full truth, that there’s a more nuanced story. We at …