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When backups go bad: The problem with using network drives with Time Machine

Everyone needs to backup their data. No matter what’s on your Mac, if you lose files, you’ll be in a pickle. You may be able to work solely in the …

NASA releases even more of its fantastical space tourism posters

You might think NASA is a big bureaucratic agency that only operates according to rules, regulations, and process — and you'd mostly be right. But the space agency is also full of dreamers and thinkers like the ones who make up the design studio at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, who were behind the …

The Messages Behind Discipline

With every correction, I am giving my child a message about who he is.<br>Because children see themselves through the eyes of their parents, because what …

Parenting

TIPS TO STOP WHINING IN ITS TRACKS

Remember Wendy Whiner as played by Gilda Ratner on Saturday Night Live? We loved to laugh at her, but a whining child imakes us want to whine. What …

Six Ways To Teach Your Children Control

Controlling a baby is like herding cats. You can’t. But as one pundit said, “Who feeds you, controls you.” FInterested? First, a cartoon about …

Cartoons

How to Use Shame as a Parenting Tool – Six Tips

You or a child doing something really bad? Shamed? Shame is designed to get you back on track. Sadly, it doesn’t rate what is worthy of shame. …

Parenting

Ten Tips to Solve School Struggles.

Did your beloved child start off the school full of excitement but now grumbles and groans at the thought; or worse cuts totally out? Read on. I love …

Use Rating Scales to Teach Your Child What Matters

Knowing what matters keeps decision making on track. Teaching children how to rate things keeps them on track. How to practice Emotional Fitness …

Teaching

7 Fat Loss Strategies For Busy Twin Moms

7 Fat Loss Strategies For Busy Moms<br>By Holly Rigsby, CPT<br>Fit Yummy Mummy<br>Would you like to "jump start" your metabolism and lose your ‘mommy belly' once …

Chris Watts Parenting 101: Kids in grown folks conversation

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Millennial Moms Make Awesome Parents—Just Ask Them

A new survey from Pew finds that mothers between the ages of 18 to 30 are pretty darn confident in their parenting skills.<p>Millennials get a bad rap for growing up with parents who constantly told them how special they were. They've been called everything from lazy and whiny to stubborn and …

Black Parents vs. White Parents

Photonic Propulsion Could Send a Spacecraft to Mars in As Little As 3 Days

If the technology can actually be scaled enough to use on space probes, it might be the key to visiting worlds outside our solar system.<p>There's no argument in the astronomical community—rocket-propelled spacecraft can take us only so far. The SLS will likely take us to Mars, and future rockets …

ISIS propaganda video threatens Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey over account deletions

Facebook and Twitter, it seems, are indeed having an impact in the fight against ISIS, at least online.<p>Last week we reported on a George Washington University study that concluded the Islamic State was having a difficult time spreading propaganda, or recruiting, on Twitter. This coincides with …

Jack Dorsey

Apple will finally let you cash in your broken iPhone

The dreaded cracked iPhone screen may soon become a thing of the past.<p>Until recently, Apple Retail stores have accepted only undamaged older iPhone …

This Question Can Predict Whether You Will Be Alive and Happy at Age 80

<i>“Is there someone in your life whom you would feel comfortable phoning at four in the morning to tell your troubles to?”</i><p>Via Flourish: A Visionary New …

How NASA Pulled off the Craziest Stunt on Mars, From the Guy Who Led the Team

Just a normal interplanetary jaunt involving supersonic parachutes and Sky Cranes.<p>When it comes to outrageous stunts, Evel Knievel has nothing on the Mars Curiosity rover. On August 6, 2012, this robotic daredevil hurtled into the Martian atmosphere at 13,200 miles per hour, deployed a supersonic …

CES 2016: six things to look forward to this year (including the smart bra)

When the Consumer Electronics Show first opened in 1967, it featured just 14 vendors and was dominated by televisions. Sony launched their first VCR there three years later, and, in the 1980s, Nintendo debuted its first games entertainment system on the show floor.<p>This year, 3,200 vendors will take …

Virtual Reality

'Affluenza' Teen's Mexican Lawyer Hints at Human Rights Issues

Fugitive American teen Ethan "affluenza" Couch's newly appointed Mexican lawyer said he took the case to make sure authorities aren't gaming the system by trying to force him back to Texas without proper legal representation.<p>"Maybe the Mexican authorities are going along with a plan to get him back …

Latin America

Slang terms that'll keep you fresh in 2016

If you struggle to understand the teenagers and young people around you when they call their schoolfriend a <i>durkboi</i> and try to cadge some <i>peas</i>, you are …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Snapchat is preparing to move into ad tech for the first time.</b> One agency executive with "direct knowledge of the plans" told Digiday: "Snapchat's ambition going into 2016 is to have many more opportunities for e-commerce on the platform and other stuff that is more about building audiences."<p><b>2.</b> …