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'Only' Planet: tips for travelling with your solo child

Travelling with children can be an enormously rewarding experience – opening up your kids to new experiences is crucial for personal growth, after all – but of course it’s not without its challenges.<p>It can be even more challenging for parents with only one kid. All relationships are put to the test …

Kids

Microsoft turns to Dell and HP to help get Surface into the office

Microsoft is trying to get the Surface Pro into more offices. To do that, it's starting a partnership with Dell that'll have Dell selling Surface Pro tablets and offering business services, like device setup and support, alongside them. The partnership should allow businesses that are already using …

Surface Pro

Why Boosting Poor Children’s Vocabulary Is Important for Public Health

One key difference between low-income and affluent babies: the number of words to which they’re exposed.<p>Air­on Pate is boun­cing off the walls.<p>The not-quite-2-year-old is wait­ing with his mom Domi­n­ique and broth­er Aiden, 4, to be seen at a fed­er­ally sub­sid­ized clin­ic for low-in­come wo­men …

Clinton Foundation

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

University of Oxford

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

Crude oil collapses to a stunning new low

Along with almost all other assets, crude-oil prices are collapsing.<p>In afternoon trade on Monday, the price of West Texas Intermediate crashed more than 6% to break below $38 a barrel, a new post-financial-crisis low for the commodity that has been getting hacksawed this year.<p>WTI prices are down …

Oil

Is Post-Katrina Gentrification Saving New Orleans Or Ruining It?

In the decade since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, an influx of billions of dollars and thousands of new residents has helped revitalize portions of the city. However, for some longtime residents like local MC and activist Domonique Meyers, the Crescent City is at risk of losing something much …

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Mental Health

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Corporations and governments have co-opted the idea of the ‘social’ for their own ends. Is there anything we can do about it?<p>Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come …

Psychology

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

Biology

The 7 Biggest Decor Mistakes That Drive Designers Crazy

Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.<p>Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.

HBO’s online streaming service is coming, but at what cost?

NEW YORK (MarketWatch)—HBO Now is coming, but the deal involving Apple Inc. that has fans of the two monster companies excited might not be all …

Televisions

Security flaw from the '90s leaves Apple and Android users vulnerable

A team of cryptographers have discovered that a security flaw from way back in the '90s still leaves users today vulnerable to cyberattacks. They've dubbed it "Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Key" or FREAK, and it renders everyone who uses Safari on Mac and iOS devices or Android's stock browser …

LEAKED: These may be the first real photos of Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Lewis Hilsenteger of YouTube channel Unbox Therapy claims to have gotten his hands on images of Samsung's newest smartphones just days before they're expected to be announced.<p>The phones look legitimate — we won't know until Samsung holds its press event on March 1 — but the images appear to be the …

Electronics Industry

Samsung Galaxy S6 availability - what we know so far (Updated)

We’re here at MWC 2015, where Samsung has just taken the wraps off of its new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge handsets. Samsung has gone back to the drawing board with these two devices in terms of build quality and software. Both devices now feature a glass front and back panel surrounded by a …

Phones

Top 6 Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge Features!

CNET News - The S6, S6 Edge have long-lasting batteries

CNET News - Samsung revamps its phone UI

Samsung Galaxy S6 Impressions!

Samsung takes the wraps off the new Galaxy S6 and curved-screen S6 Edge phones

BARCELONA, Spain — Samsung unveiled two of its most talked-about smartphones in history today at Mobile World Congress — the Galaxy S6 and curved screen Galaxy S6 Edge.<p>The two phones are in some ways a design departure from previous Samsung flagships, and Samsung is hoping the phones will bring …

Samsung Galaxy S6 versus Nokia Lumia 930: first look

True adulthood doesn't begin until age 25

The trend has been dubbed ‘kidulthood’ by commentators<p>True adulthood does not begin in the western world until 25 because young people are putting off settling down for longer, a psychiatrist has claimed.<p>Although the transition from child to adult is traditionally marked at 18, in fact, crucial …

The Hottest Workouts for 2015

Photo: Gilles for ELLE<p><b>NEW YORK CITY</b><p><b>S10, S10training.com;</b> This workout incorporates weight training and cardio with the goal of getting you to sub 10% body fat (S10), the optimum for health and body composition.<p><b>Mile High Run Club, milehighrunclub.com;</b> Treadmills are the new stationary bikes come …