Olja Mandić

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7 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Cardiovascular Diseases

The Definitive Guide to Potty Training Your Kid

Everything parents need to know.<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with Pull-Ups® Training Pants.</i><p>You spent hours documenting their first …

Parenting

Why Israel Imprisoned A Poet – by Sarah Schulman

By JVP Advisory Board member Sarah Schulman Last week, the Israeli government sentenced a poet to five months in prison. For a poem. Two and a half …

Israel

Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

Privacy

Antibiotic resistance genes in air pose threat to human health: Study

Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Urban air is being polluted by antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) whose exposure is posing threat to human health, researchers …

Microbiology

15 quick + healthy toddler meal ideas 🙌

Coming up with healthy toddler meal ideas after a long day—whether you work, stay home, or do some mix or in between—is a challenge. It's often the …

Healthy Eating

Tokyo medical school admits changing results to exclude women

<b>A Tokyo medical school has apologised after an internal investigation confirmed it altered entrance exam scores for more than a decade to limit the</b> …

Medical School

Leonardo Da Vinci’s To-Do List Proves He’s a True Renaissance Man

Many of us are list makers. Lists can help us keep our lives organized, track our goals, and provide a roadmap of ideas and desires. In the digital age, putting pen to paper, creating lists, and keeping notebooks are seeing a surprising resurgence. Just look at the bullet journal trend. But there's …

Leonardo Da Vinci

GDPR is eroding our privacy, not protecting it

It’s been more than a couple of months since GDPR (the EU General Data Protection Regulation) came into force. The promise of <i>giving the citizens back control of their personal data</i> was brash and resonated with many of us, but apart from emboldening few data protection activists, the GDPR has not …

Privacy

10 Dangerous Things Parents Do During Bath Time

Lower the risk of bath time accidents.<p>Bath time is an excellent opportunity to bond with your baby or toddler. And hey, it’s pretty cool watching …

Parenting

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

A few months ago, we wrote about a mind-blowing bacteria-killing under-cabinet light, and it changed the cleaning game forever. And now, the brand …

Fungi

14 Essential Home Remedies for Enlarged Adenoids in Children

Adenoids are small structures made up of lymph tissues that are located somewhere between your nose and the back of your throat. These organs …

Pressuring Picky Eaters Accomplishes Nothing

We can finally stop nagging our picky eaters<p>If you’re like me, you’ll do just about anything to get your kid to consume semi-healthy food including …

Parenting

It's A Pain, But Here's Why You *Need* To Keep Cutting Your Kid's Grapes In Half

I am a bit of a worrier. If there's something out there that can prevent worry, I will do it or use it. So when it comes to my children's food, I've …

Parenting

"Octonion" Math Could Underpin Physics

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Physics

How Household Geothermal Energy Systems Work

Google's Dandelion Air offers absurdly affordable, zero-emissions heating and cooling (in certain areas, for now)<p>Like a day at the beach, the …

Geothermal Energy

How to Introduce Peanut Butter to a Toddler

Peanut butter's highly allergenic quality means most parents wait until their child becomes a toddler before introducing it. Peanut butter sits in …

Dessert

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.”

Physics

Termites are nature’s most amazing skyscraper engineers

Their towers even have central air.<p>The Namibian savanna is dotted with 13-foot-tall towers of sandy soil. Built by termites just a fifth of an inch long, these mounds aren’t only structural feats—they’re a biological extension of the 1.5-million-bug colony inside. Though researchers are still …

Microbiome

Liberty, Anxiety, Paternity

An anxiety disorder has me convinced my beautiful son isn’t actually mine.<p><i>Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Have a question for</i> …

Parenting

This Trick Stopped My Kids’ Dinner Complaints

This trick only takes a few minutes, and you can try it tonight on your own picky eaters.<p>Let’s be honest: feeding kids is hard for all parents—even …

Parenting

The Mom Who Wishes Her Son’s Father Would Stay Out of Her Life

<i>Because no two paths to parenthood look the same, the Cut’s How I Got This Baby invites parents to share their stories. Want to share yours? Email</i></b> …

Relationships

Does your child have a broad enough vocabulary? How many words should your toddler know by ages 1, 2 and 3 - and whether pronunciation really matters

When it comes to their children, parents never stop worrying.<p>A particular area of concern for mums and dads is the development of speech, as …

Parenting

7 signs your child’s snoring warrants seeing the doctor

Many children may snore at some point in their lives, especially during bouts of colds or when their allergies are acting up. It’s often a passing …

Cipro's Safety Warnings Just Got Scarier

I was prescribed Cipro once. When I got the bottle of pills home, I took a minute to read the leaflet that the pharmacy stuffs in the bag—mostly just …

Medicine

Monsanto 'bullied scientists' and hid weedkiller cancer risk, lawyer tells court

Monsanto has long worked to “bully scientists” and suppress evidence of the cancer risks of its popular weedkiller, a lawyer argued on Monday in a landmark lawsuit against the global chemical corporation.<p>“Monsanto has specifically gone out of its way to bully … and to fight independent …

San Francisco

You'd leave detailed instructions for a babysitter. Should you do the same for grandparents?

When she handed her precious newborn over to her parents to look after for the first time, Kate Rope, a mother of two from Atlanta, didn't just give them the baby. She also gave them a list. Or perhaps a more appropriate term would be an instruction manual on how they should look after their …

How to Teach a Kid to Float

Floating is the first skill every kid should master in the water. Here's how.<p>Floating can be scary for kids. It means letting go of the ladder, the …

Ketogenic diet could give new cancer-fighting drugs a big boost

New cancer-fighting drugs come along pretty regularly, and some show more promise than others, but a new class of treatments is getting a boost in …

5 Harsh Truths About Potty Training

Potty training is a crappy business and just because you have a plan, that does not guarantee success for your kid in the bathroom.<p>Well-considered …