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My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

'He met some people who pretty much brainwashed him in his early 20s. You can call it a cult'<p>Reform is beginning to creep through Saudi society; the ban on women drivers has been lifted, cinemas have opened<p>Osama's son Hamza may well cloud the family’s attempts to shake off their past<p>On the corner …

Osama Bin Laden

20 Alexa games to keep your kids busy

While the Alexa speakers spread around your house are great for keeping you on task, controlling your smart home and ordering pizza when you don't have time to cook dinner, they're also great at keeping your kiddos busy. The Alexa skills catalog is full of helpful third-party software, including …

4 Tips For Surviving An Angsty Tween

I have a breaking point. I think it’s safe to say we all do.<p>As parents, our days are often — what’s a nice way to say this — spiced up with “phases” …

Harsh parenting hurts how kids with ADHD do in school

Parent behavior may affect how well children with certain behavioral problems like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, perform in school, …

Hero whale saves snorkeler from tiger shark in the Pacific Ocean

Stunning images show the moment that a 50,000-pound humpback whale pushed a snorkeler through the water to protect her from a nearby shark.<p>The pictures of Nan Hauser, 63, show how the massive sea creature pushed the whale biologist with his head and his mouth, then tucked her under its pectoral fin …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

Self-help

Explaining What Depression Feels Like To The Non-Depressed Population

Nothing is good.<p>Not in the sense of “some things in my life are bad, but out there is goodness I can’t concentrate on right now,” but <i>actually nothing</i> …

Pilot with balls of steel flies into 200mph Hurricane Irma to track its path

A storm analyser has shared terrifying footage of the moment he flew into what is now being described as a record-breaking hurricane.<p>Nick Underwood …

Robert Chambers, Jennifer Levin, and a Death That Shocked the City -- New York Magazine

Though many of the students who went to Studio 54 and other clubs and bars were underage, getting served drinks was no problem, since fake I.D.'s …

Studio 54

10 things you need to find before an aging parent has a medical crisis

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>As long as aging parents are handling their own finances and managing day-to-day living …

Baby Boomers

Inside the Mind of a Boy with ADHD

“My teacher said I bother the other kids too much.”<p>“I don’t know why, but sometimes the other kids don’t want to play with me.”<p>“Sometimes I feel sad …

Nuclear attack preparation: US government provides survival tips

In the event of a nuclear attack, the U.S. government has a website prepared with tips and suggestions.<p>Ready.gov was launched in 2003 as a “national public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies,” according to the …

My Risky Teen Years Have Me Terrified For My Own Kids

I’m scared of having teenagers. I know it’s coming, which makes me want to lock them in their rooms until they’re old enough to make good choices, to …

Parenting

18 things every parent should do with their kids this summer

School’s out! Now that your kids are in summertime mode, how are you filling their days?<p>Global News turned to a handful of parenting experts for …

5 things to do before giving an old iPhone or iPad to your kid

Like it or not, little kids love iPhones and iPads. They love to look at them, they love to tap and swipe the screen, they love playing iPhone games, …

World Wide Web

A Narcissist at Work Can Kill Your Confidence. Here Are 8 Ways to Save Your Career

The harmful psychological and workplace effects of gaslighting can last for years if you don't recognize and destroy it right away.<p>Gaslighting is a manipulation tactic narcissists, abusers, and other aggressive people use to control others. It's devastating in that, slowly, it makes you doubt your …

75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

It's 99% guaranteed you will find something in here your family will love.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

All the theories about who really killed JonBenét Ramsey

To save you from that internet digging, we put together a list of some of the most popular (and most out-there) theories about her death, and the many questions that still loom over it.<p>In case you weren't alive in 1996 or able to read headlines, six-year-old pageant contestant JonBenét Ramsey was …

Crime

Prince’s Racial Revolution

In a forthcoming biography, Ben Greenman examines Prince’s songs for evidence of what the late artist believed about race. The answer, he discovered, …

The Digital Birds And Bees: A Parents' Guide To Uncomfortable Online Safety Chats With Your Kids

Last month culture secretary Karen Bradley announced plans to make Britain the 'safest place in the world' for children online - with the …

7 Science-Backed Hacks for Nailing Your Next Job Interview

You've prepared a killer resume, written out your talking points, and even planned the perfect outfit. But experts say the key to really nailing a job interview is getting yourself in the right frame of mind both before and during the meeting. Just ask Susan Krauss Whitbourne, a professor of …

Employment

Shark Photobombs Unfazed 10-Year-Old Surfer

The surfer got back in the water the next day!<p>At the age of 10, Eden Hasson is already a talented surfer — but even a professional would be spooked by the experience Eden had earlier this week.<p>At a beach in New South Wales, Australia, the young surfer caught a wave while his dad, Chris Hasson, took …

Wales

Newt Gingrich: The left should be scared to death after Trump's first week

The elite left and their propagandists in the media are already in hysterics over President Trump’s first week in office, but for most Americans there are no surprises here.<p>The president is doing exactly what he has said he would do for the last two years on the campaign – immediately get to work …

One Day: ‘I dread my daughter growing up’

Flicking through a set of photos taken on a walk in the park with my 10-year-old daughter, one made me pause and catch my breath.<p>It’s an innocuous image. You can’t see Bridie’s face; just the back of her head and her left shoulder as she looks at ducks she has just fed. But somehow this shot speaks …

Parenting

How to Get Your Prayer To Work

Why pray? There are two fundamental reasons why you should pray. First of all, you should pray because the word of God commands it. Secondly, you …

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Standardized Testing

Dear Kids, Please Flush The Freaking Toilet (And Other Rules Of Bathroom Etiquette)

Dear Boys,<p>You know I love you to the moon and back, and I would pretty much do anything for you. I mean, think of how many hours I’ve spent wiping …

When Your Kid Sucks At Sharing, Sometimes A Hands-Off Approach Works Best

On a recent trip to our local market, my kindergartner spied a bag of chocolate toffee. When she asked if we could buy it as a treat, I said yes.<p>“Do …

Lying Down With Your Kids Until They Fall Asleep Is Not A Bad Habit

I’ve spent approximately 7 billion hours of my life lying in the dark next to a fidgety, sleepless child, praying to the gods that my child will …

Parenting