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I survived a divorce in 2015 with a two-year-old and a four-year-old underfoot and an emotional minefield to wade through. About 16 months after my former husband left, I spent five weeks at my grandmother's
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If you were anywhere near the internet in the US on Friday, you probably noticed a bunch of your favorite websites were down for much of the day. Now experts are saying it's all because thousands of devices
On the Quora thread "What are the biggest obstacles to becoming a millionaire?" author, blogger, and podcaster James Altucher shared some of the habits he's encountered that hold people back from becoming
You know how the old saying goes: Never stop learning. And thanks to advances in technology, gaining access to education is easier (and cheaper!) than ever. Another perk to free online education? Getting
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This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs? Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.
Our brains, with their intrinsic tendency to segregate, are designed to veer toward over-control. Psychedelics blow all that apart – and we can learn from them I was in San Francisco last week, visiting