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7 New International Restaurants So Good They’re Worth the Flight

There’s a certain subculture of foodies who geek out over the thought of visiting the world’s most revered restaurants. Places like El Bulli in Roses, Spain—which closed in 2011 but used to get more than a million reservation requests a year—or <b>René Redzepi</b>’s Michelin-starred mecca Noma in …

Why the U.S. Needs Better Student Data

The new College Scorecard starts to show how well individual institutions are serving students. But it must also include data on the substantial …

College & University

20 Rosh Hashanah Recipes for a Sweet New Year

Forget 2016 (that's so far away!)—get ready to party like it's 5776. This week, the shofar is sounding and the Jewish year is changing from 5775 to 5776. Honey bottles will be emptied, apples sliced, cakes baked, and bottles of Manischewitz drained.<p>Celebrate the new year with traditional Rosh …

Apple Cake

What Research Says Happiness Really Is

There’s a lot of philosophical debate over what it actually means to “be happy,” but if you’re looking for concrete answers, it can leave you …

Teachers' Beliefs Have the Power to Transform

Whenever I talk with teachers and leaders of high-performing schools with large populations of children of color and children from low-income families, I am always struck by the strength of their belief that their students can meet high standards.<p>This isn't because they are naïve. Rather, they have …

Education

A journey through one school day around the world

With sharpened pencils and notebooks waiting to be filled, children worldwide will return to school in the coming weeks, but a typical school day …

10 books to entertain, inspire and encourage young feminists

No longer are female characters in literature limited to sidekicks, love interests or nagging harpies, or the limiting roles of virgin, mother or …

These Avocado Taco Boats Are the Perfect Addition to Your Summer Barbecue

<i>By Phil Mutz, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>Summer is in full swing and that means I have plenty of barbecues coming up.<p>I love firing up the grill and enjoying a hamburger and hot dog with good friends. I am always looking for new recipes to try out at my summer parties. So when I saw this incredible …

How the Sequence of a Yoga Class Affects Your Body

<i>“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.”</i><i>–Confucius</i><p>If you were to close your eyes and …

9 Ways To Believe In Yourself

Self-belief is one of the most important qualities of a happy and successful person. You can be the most beautiful and intelligent individual, strong …

Francis Bacon

Who's In Your Head?

When you reflect on your life, do you sometimes lament the choices you’ve made, directions you took or didn’t take, and wonder what could have been? …

Future criminals can be spotted at nursery school, study suggests

Children's social-emotional skills can indicate future prospects, including whether they will end up in a council falt, researchers find<p>Future criminals and council house tenants can be spotted as early as nursery school, a study suggests.<p>Early social-emotional skills observed in pre-school …

The brown ballerina exists. Why we need to lift her up

Brown ballerinas<p>Ballet's big diversity moment is approaching.<p>Brown ballerinas<p>Ballet's big diversity moment is approaching.<p>NEW YORK, New York — In …

Aziz Ansari: Love, Online Dating, Modern Romance and the Internet

By aziz ansari<p>My parents had an arranged marriage. This always fascinated me. I am perpetually indecisive about even the most mundane things, and I …

Harvard researchers have mapped the five child-rearing techniques you need to raise kind kids

Ask parents how important it is to instill kindness in their kids, and most will rank it high: even as their very top priority, according to Harvard researchers.<p>But children surveyed by the university’s Making Caring Common (pdf) project said, overwhelmingly, that they were getting a different …

Parenting

16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

Time Management

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

Cuba first to ​eliminate mother-to-baby HIV transmission

Cuba has become the first country to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to baby, the World Health Organisation has announced.<p>The WHO’s director general, Margaret Chan, said it was “one of the greatest public health achievements possible” and an important step towards an …

Public Health

Evolution Begins at Home: 4 Ways to Apply the Alchemy of Self-Overcoming

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><b>“Time makes ancient good uncouth.”</b> –James Russell Lowell<p>Evolution begins at home. If you overcome yourself …

Gratitude: the latest self-help trend that could change your life

What if you could de-stress and double your energy with just two little words? Anna Hart says 'thank you' to the new self-help trend taking the world by storm<p>When was the last time you popped a cork to celebrate something? In my decade as a journalist, I’ve never once gone out with friends to …

Happiness

'Belle': Romance, Race And Slavery With Jane Austen Style

British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw was brought up on Jane Austen adaptations. "You know, the <i>Pride and Prejudice</i> with Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle was something I watched on a weekly basis with my mum at home in Oxfordshire," she tells NPR's Michel Martin.<p>But as the biracial actress completed her …

Albert Einstein passionately fought race prejudice, according to new and old docs

Nearly 60 years after his death, the great scientist Albert Einstein is still making headlines. The launch of Einstein Archives Online — a more …

To Those Who Believe in White Privilege, Just Remember There Is Only One Race: The Human Race

<b>ROBERT KOEHLER FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT</b><p>Let’s take a stroll along the third rail of American culture, shall we?<p>We can follow it straight into the …

#IllRideWithYou: Sydney Stands Up To Racism And Bigotry With One Beautiful Hashtag

Sydney was thrown into disarray yesterday, after an armed siege in the the busiest part of the city. It's over now, but the tragic hostage drama has …

My family has always been mixed race. But it has never been post-racial

I was always terrified that my white nephew would grow up to be a racist. The events in Ferguson tested our relationship to its breaking point<p>#FergusonNext: No justice, no peace, what now? Share your solutions<p>It was almost 10 years ago, and my little blond nephew couldn’t have been older than five …

Obama, slavery, Jim Crow, and Christianity

The outrage machine is on hyper-drive today because President Obama said this at the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday:<p><i>“How do we, as people of faith, reconcile these realities — the profound good, the strength, the tenacity, the compassion and love that can flow from all of our faiths, operating</i> …

Faith

African immigrant asks strangers to translate racist comments directed at him

As part of a Lithuanian 'social experiment' video, an African immigrant asks locals to translate racist Facebook comments directed at him.<p>The video …