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Teaching Our Kids Critical Thinking

Parents should equip their children to develop and practice intellectual virtue, because this is necessary for true human flourishing. But what is intellectual virtue? An intellectual virtue is an excellence of the mind. It is an intellectual character trait that enables one to reason well for the …

Teaching

10 Awesome Slow Cooker Recipes That’ll Make You Hungry

ADVERTISEMENT<p>1) Slow Cooker Chicken Spaghetti (1 of 10)<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Did you know you can make spaghetti in the crockpot? You’re welcome. We just …

Become a Better Mountain Biker with these Tips from Emily Batty

Ride faster in the mud, around corners, and over obstacles with pointers from the Canadian pro<p>Emily Batty (Trek Factory Racing) has been racing for 17 years, during which time she has become one of Canada’s best pro mountain bikers. This summer, she won the Pan American Games cross country mountain …

Olympics

Dan Price emptied his retirement accounts to raise the minimum wage

Dan Price, pictured above, has had to do more than cut his salary — he's emptied his retirement accounts, sold his stocks, and mortgaged two properties. Gravity Payments<p>Last April, CEO and founder of Gravity Payments, Dan Price, stunned his 120 employees, and the rest of the nation, when he …

Retirement

Resistance is futile: 34 tires tested

Lennard Zinn heads to the lab with a pile of road tires to separate hype from science and find out which brands and models are fastest.The post …

Road Bikes

What to Do When You Don’t Trust Your Team

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Do you trust the people on your team? It’s an uncomfortable question to ask, because as good leaders, we work hard to create a supportive environment and earn the trust of the people who report to us. But what if <i>you</i> don’t trust <i>them</i>? Again, as a good leader, you’d have to be able to have an …

Management

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Self-improvement

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

Manchester

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5 Essential Bike Maintenance Tips

Inspirational Bicycle Travelers You Should Be Following on Instagram

• 58shares<br>• Facebook<p><i>Instragram</i> is the massively popular mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that in recent years has taken …

1950s Hong Kong Captured In Street Photography By Fan Ho

Critically acclaimed Chinese photographer Fan Ho spent the 1950s and 60s taking gritty and darkly beautiful photos of street life in Hong Kong. His …

10 Things Extraordinary Bosses Give Employees | Inc.com

Good bosses have strong organizational skills. Good bosses have solid decision-making skills. Good bosses get important things done.<p>Exceptional bosses do all of the above--and more. Sure, they care about their company and customers, their vendors and suppliers. But most important, they care to an …

Employment

10 Tips For Dealing With An Overly Demanding Boss

All jobs are demanding at times, and it’s often the boss’s responsibility to get her staff to rise to the occasion–but some bosses go too far by putting excessive pressure on their employees.<p>“An overly demanding boss might require you to work beyond the regular schedule even when the volume of work …