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20 Easy Yet Effective Life Hacks for Getting Perfect Posture

Don’t try to change yourself in the blink of an eye. Start patiently. It takes years to get good posture, and there are several exercises to correct …

Yoga

38 Sheet Pan Desserts That Will Feed A Crowd

If you need dessert for dozens, then the sheet pan is your best friend. Forget about scooping cookies and baking batch by batch, just one pan and …

Dessert

20 Summer Night Activities For Kids That Will Make Their Freedom Feel Even More Magical

Danny and Sandy sang about it in <b>Grease</b>. ABBA, Richard Marx, and Rascal Flatts also paid homage to it through song. And in a few months, Timothée Chalamet is starring in a movie about a hot one. We're talking about those Summer nights. They're the stuff of legend, inspiring artists and the rest of …

Kids

How to stop websites from using your computer to mine Bitcoin (and more)

Mining cryptocurrencies is a great way to earn small amounts of residual income (that could possibly be worth much more in the future). This is becoming an alternative revenue source some websites (and people with more nefarious intentions) are banking on.<p>Salon.com, for example, is giving readers …

Cryptocurrency

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

Sleep deprivation seems to have opposite effects in healthy and depressed people

The first sign that something is happening is Angelina’s hands. As she chats to the nurse in Italian, she begins to gesticulate, jabbing, moulding, and circling the air with her fingers. As the minutes pass and Angelina becomes increasingly animated, I notice a musicality to her voice that I’m sure …

Artist Swaps Gender Roles In Sexist Vintage Ads To Prove How Absurd They Are

“In a Parallel Universe” shows what it would look like if we treated men how we’ve always treated women<p>Since pretty much the dawn of time, women have …

The 100-year capitalist experiment that keeps Appalachia poor, sick, and stuck on coal

The first time Nick Mullins entered Deep Mine 26, a coal mine in southwestern Virginia, the irony hit him hard. Once, his ancestors had owned the coal-seamed cavern that he was now descending into, his trainee miner hard-hat secure.<p>His people had settled the Clintwood and George’s Fork area, along …

Fossil Fuels

In 'Fortress America,' Examining How Fear Crept Into American Life

Historian Elaine Tyler May says that ever since the Cold War, fear has crept into American life and created apathy toward democracy.<p>During that time, the government and media gave Americans constant warning about nuclear war and communism — adults were encouraged to build shelters, children …

'It's the Grandparents Stealing From the Grandchildren'

There’s a fiction at the heart of the debate over entitlements: The carefully cultivated impression that beneficiaries are simply receiving back their “own” money.<p>One day in 1984, Kurt Vonnegut called.<p>I was ditching my law school classes to work on the presidential campaign of Walter Mondale, the …

Retirement

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

20 Clever Ways to Organize a Small Laundry Room

It's all about making your walls work harder.<p>If your space is more like a "laundry closet" or "laundry corner," take note. These ideas will help you maximize your space to make it more streamlined and efficient.

Laundry Rooms

The Power of Solitude

Most of us are afraid to be alone.I’m talkin’ no cell phone, no Wi-Fi alone. When was the last time you were by yourself and didn’t try to sweeten, …

Yes, Some Comics Are For Kids — And They're Big Business

Any self-respecting comics fan cringes at the phrase "comics aren't just for kids anymore." But any self-respecting comics fan also has to admit there are some great kids' comics out there — especially right now.<p>Before I left for San Diego Comic-Con this week, I checked in with Lucy Strother, a …

Comparing International Health Care To The U.S.

Host A Martinez talks with economist John Appleby about examples of different health care systems in Europe, and we look at the system in Spain in particular.<p>Transcript<p>A MARTINEZ, HOST:<p>As the Senate continues to struggle over the fate of the health care bill, European health care systems are often …

The Food Stamp Program Is An Overwhelming Success. That Might Also Be Its Downfall.

Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress could cut benefits for millions.<p>In 1968, CBS showed a baby die on national television.<p>The hourlong “Hunger in America” program opened with a doctor using his thumb to try to pump air into the lungs of an emaciated baby. Viewers might have assumed the child …

How to Raise a Feminist Son

We’re now more likely to tell our daughters they can be anything they want to be — an astronaut and a mother, a tomboy and a girlie girl. But we don’t do the same for our sons.<p>Even as we’ve given girls more choices for the roles they play, boys’ worlds are still confined, social scientists say. …

Parenting

How to Politely Disagree, According to Science

After an election that was glaringly short on tolerance and compassion, it’s clear we need a new kind of public conversation, where we learn to reach …

They hate the US government, and they're multiplying: the terrifying rise of 'sovereign citizens'

On 20 May 2010, a police officer pulled over a white Ohio minivan on Interstate 40, near West Memphis, Arkansas. Unbeknown to officer Bill Evans, the occupants of the car, Jerry Kane Jr, and his teenage son, Joseph Kane, were self-described “sovereign citizens”: members of a growing domestic …

Rights & Freedoms

When Your Child Is a Psychopath

The condition has long been considered untreatable. Experts can spot it in a child as young as 3 or 4. But a new clinical approach offers hope.<p>This is a good day, Samantha tells me: 10 on a scale of 10. We’re sitting in a conference room at the San Marcos Treatment Center, just south of Austin, …

Empathy

I live in fear that my daughter will inherit my depression

She was curled up on the floor beside my bed, playing with the dog so she didn’t have to look me in the eye when she asked. “You and Daddy have depression. Am I going to have depression, too?”<p>My daughter is 11, all hormones and aching joints. Her body and her whole outlook on life is in flux. She’s …

Not All Fun And Games: New Guidelines Urge Schools To Rethink Recess

What's the best time for students to have recess? Before lunch, or after? What happens if it rains? If students are misbehaving, is it a good idea to punish them by making them sit out recess?<p>Those are just a few of the issues addressed in new guidelines designed to help schools have <i>good</i> recess. …

Roku Premiere review: More 4K streaming apps for less money - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Premiere is cheaper than most other 4K streamers and offers more 4K apps. Unlike the Chromecast Ultra, it actually includes a remote (and an Amazon Video app). Roku's ecosystem offers more apps, better search and more customization than any other.<p><b>The Bad</b> Lack of HDR and other important …

Perfectionism: the perfect route to depression

Perfectionism involves measuring everything you do against standards that don't exist which ususally leads to a wave of depression

Hardscaping 101: Ground Covers to Plant Between Pavers

Too often pathway gaps are neglected and become a home for weeds. But where some may see awkward spaces between stepping stones, I see potential. …

Where Will Happens in the Brain

Philosophers have been arguing about the nature of will for at least 2,000 years. It’s at the core of blockbuster social-psychology findings, from …

Off-grid village with game-changing green solutions blooms in the Middle East

An oasis for clean-tech solutions has bloomed in an unexpected place—the arid Negev desert. Located at Israel’s Kibbutz Ketura north of the Red Sea, …

Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Makes an Amazing Ramen Broth

Using already roasted chicken bones is an easy way to make flavorful “brown” stock, and you can use that stock to make a simple, rich ramen broth …

Someone keeps photoshopping Trump's face on the Queen and it's terrifying

Why do people do the things they do? It's a question that has plagued mankind for ages.<p>And, now, the question is being asked after seeing a new set …

Donald Trump