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This Should Be Your Approach to Hiring

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The Importance Of Exposing Children To Technology

We just got hit with a snowstorm here in the Northeastern U.S. a few days ago. My neck of the woods was spared the worst of it, but we got enough snow for the schools and roads to be shut down, so my kids got to spend a couple of days at home with Dad and Mom. I’ve got two young girls, aged 4 and …

Kids

How To Teach Your Kids To Be Grateful In A Rude World

Since your children were very young, you’ve been engaging in the daily exercise of teaching them manners. You remind them to cover their mouths when they cough; you teach them the difference between their “inside voice” and “outside voice”; you educate them on how to address their elders; you …

Why Waiting at Least 18 Months Between Pregnancies Is Important

Women in the U.S. typically wait about two and a half years before getting pregnant again, but nearly 30 percent are getting pregnant within 18 months of their last pregnancy, which is not recommended by health professionals.<p>This information comes from a new study by the Centers for Disease Control …

Are Genes to Blame for Your Kid's Lack of Motivation in School?

If your child is unmotivated to learn despite having an enthusiastic teacher or nurturing parents who encourage school success, there may be another factor to consider.<p>New research from Ohio State University suggests that a child's willingness to learn can be inherited through genetics. The study …

Ohio State University

Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May Lead to Heavy Teen Drinking

Allowing your child to sip a glass of Chardonnay at the next family gathering may not be as harmless as you once thought. The latest research suggests that children who are allowed occasional tastes of alcohol are more likely to start drinking once they're in high school.<p>Research was collected from …

Alcohol

Unmarried and Living Together: The Parenting Trend That's On the Rise

Fewer children are being born into single-parent homes in the United States, but that doesn't mean what you might think it does. The number of couples who aren't married but who live together is steadily increasing, according to new data from the CDC's National Survey of Family Growth.<p>From 2011 to …

Parenting

How Do Parents Really Choose Their Children's Schools?

Parents want what's best for their children—they want to provide them with the best chance for success and the best opportunities, which means picking the right school is a priority.<p>However, a new study published by the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans suggests that parents don't always …

Education

Kate Middleton's 22 Most Controversial Outfits

You can't please everyone.<p>Getting photographed every single time she steps outside, the Duchess of Cambridge was bound to face a few critics.

Skinny Jeans

15 Daily Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of the 15 habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here …

Boeing's solar-powered airplane looks ridiculous, but it might just be crazy enough to work

The first solar-powered airplane completed an intercontinental flight four years ago last week. NASA’s Pathfinder made headlines with its pilotless, …

Aviation

What Mark Zuckerberg Taught Me About Motivation

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human endurance

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — The two Swiss pilots taking turns to fly a solar-powered airplane around the world said Sunday the endeavor is not only …

56 Mindfulness Quotes From Mahatma Gandhi

<b>“Mahatma Gandhi”</b> one of the world’s greatest soul, an inspiration for millions and billions of people’s, a life of wisdom and celebration. An example …

Motivation

Ovation of the Seas: Australia's new, billion-dollar cruise giant is ready

Ovation of the Seas will arrive in Wellington in December. It will be the largest cruise ship yet to visit New Zealand.<p>Royal Caribbean International …

TripAdvisor's best islands for 2016 | CNN Travel

Success In The Real World: 7 Daily Behaviors Conscientious People Avoid

I walked out into the middle of the street without looking both ways, forgot to pay parking tickets, lost debit and credit cards regularly and, when I became self-employed, convinced myself everything would just work out.<p>My “I’ll just make it” mentality is characteristic of my generation: …

Self-improvement

The real reason why you're told to put your mobile in flight mode

It is a plea heard by passengers at the beginning of thousands of flights around the world each day. "Please set your portable electronic devices, including any mobile phones, to flight mode."<p>Most people comply, even if they're not 100 per cent sure why.<p>The general assumption is that we must …

FAA

Delta Air Lines Just Abolished One of the Most Hated Fees

Delta Air Lines has abruptly stopped charging extra for booking seats offline.<p>“It is much simpler for our customers to not have to worry if they will …

About Which of the 10 Shocking Secrets of Flight Attendants Did You Already Know?

P lease do not blame me for the “click-bait” title of this article. Rather, blame Heather Poole. She has worked for a major airline carrier for …

World's 10 most scenic airport approaches | CNN Travel

This Sure Looks Like Volkswagen's New SUV In An Insanely Clever Disguise

Normally when car prototypes are seen running around public streets, they use this goofy, not-at-all-inconspicuous swirly camo to throw off spy …

This adapter for Mac chargers will change your life

If you, like me, work frequently in many different locations, laptop ready, then you have no doubt experienced that pesky problem where the charger</i> …

This Sofa Can Be Folded Into Any Shape

Behold the furniture of the future: A flat cushion that can be folded, wrapped, and positioned into any shape you want. The Blandito—designed by …

Girl found hidden in hand luggage

PASSENGERS were left in shock after a four-year-old girl was discovered hidden inside a bag on an Air France flight to Paris.

Drunken British stag party kicked off Ryanair flight in Berlin

London-to-Bratislava flight is forced to land in Germany to expel passengers for their aggressive behaviour<p>A pilot was forced to land his plane in Berlin when members of a British stag party reportedly became aggressive after they were refused more alcohol.<p>The latest disruption comes amid a sharp …

Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City explores the connection between isolation and creativity. In this extract she examines its role in the work of Edward Hopper, Andy Warhol and others, and suggests we should all be a little less frightened of being alone…<p>Imagine standing by a window at night, on the …

Literature

Air Force reveals first image of B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's an image that's being picked apart by military aviation experts around the world: the first official drawing of the U.S. Air Force's B-21 bomber.<p>Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James unveiled the artist rendering February 26 based on the initial design concept.<p>Black, sleek, with …

Military

Samsung's Sneaky Viral Strategy To Sell The Galaxy S7

In the run up to Samsung’s #TheNextGalaxy event, the South Korean company is releasing its own series of five unboxing videos. Traditionally the stomping ground for the first reviewers and YouTube channel owners, Samsung’s move is a cunning PR stroke. It gives Samsung an episodic run up to the big …

Mobile