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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak nails the problem with India's education system

Share Email<p>Indians often wonder what will it take for our country, which has a huge and enviable pool of talented engineers, to take the next step …

The STEAM Toys Coming Out in 2018 That Want to Teach Your Kids the Fun Way

Compared to years ago, there's no longer a shortage of playthings that seek to teach your child any number of skills, from logic and coding to engineering and math. The ones coming out this year are no exception — so many of the toys we got a sneak peek of at the 2018 New York Toy Fair want to …

93% of Americans Are Missing Out on This Major Tax Break

Are you making the same mistake?<p>If you're like most Americans, now's the time of the year when you're likely to have taxes on the brain. With the …

IRS Issues Guidance For Deducting Home Equity Loan Interest Under The New Tax Law

Word spread quickly in the days leading up to tax reform: The home mortgage interest deduction was on the chopping block. Ultimately, the deduction was spared, but the amount of home mortgage allowable for purposes of the deduction was limited to $750,000 for new mortgages. Existing mortgages were …

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Here's why good core strength is essential for endurance athletes like cyclists — and how to get started with an exercise routine.Read the full …

Cycling

5 simple tech upgrades that'll make your car a lot smarter

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>YouTube / ROAV Although I really love driving, there's little I know about cars beyond which pedals to push and how to refill the gas …

Wireless Charging

The billion-dollar startups revolutionizing healthcare you should be watching in 2018

There was no shortage in funding for healthcare and biotech startups in 2017.<p>By the end of the year, a new crop of unicorns were born, while others increased their already billion-dollar valuations.<p>From companies harnessing the plant microbiome to buzzy biotechs working on cutting-edge technology, …

Digital Health

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

Congress Changed 529 College Savings Plans, And Now States Are Nervous

If you're like most Americans, you don't have a 529 college savings plan.<p>If you're like most Americans, you don't even know what it is.<p>All the more reason to keep reading.<p>That's because, with the new tax law, Republicans have made important changes to 529 plans that will affect millions of …

New York State

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas On a Budget You Should Know

Having an inviting and lavish front yard is the perfect way to show creativity, enjoy relaxing time outdoors as well as to improve curb appeal. …

MORGAN STANLEY: These 16 stocks are set for huge growth no matter what

Morgan Stanley has released a list of stocks its analysts think could outperform markets regardless of what may happen to upset economic conditions.<p>These "secular growth stocks," as the bank calls its eighth annual report, out Wednesday, are companies in which the bank's analyst are bullish and see …

Morgan Stanley

The best robot kits for kids

You say you’re a parent or teacher investigating robot kits for children? And you don’t want a simple solution with a single purpose: you want the …

Orbit’s #1 best-selling Yard Enforcer keeps pests out of your garden for $45

Amazon currently has the Orbit Yard Enforcer Motion Activated Sprinkler with Day and Night Detection Modes on sale for <b>$45.30 shipped</b>. This unit normally fetches $70, with this sale being $3 below our last mention and an Amazon all-time low.<p>As the #1 best selling Automatic Irrigation Sprinkler Head …

Gardening

The Best Board Games for Kids, According to Hyperenthusiastic Amazon Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

Board Games

Here are the home improvements with the best payoff

They're not what you might expect<p>We love stunning renovations and exquisite remodels as much as anyone, but even Chip and Joanna would know that money put into a reno isn’t a 1:1 investment in your home’s future price tag. Every year, researchers with Remodeling magazine study the most popular home …

How to hack your HSA: It's not just for medical costs anymore

Think retirement savings, and financial products such as 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts, pensions and CDs likely come to mind.<p>But certified financial planner Sophia Bera, founder of financial advisory firm Gen Y Planning, points out that workers can sock away savings for their later …

Where The Money Is In The Electric Vehicle Supply Chain: Part I

“<i>No amount of sophistication is going to allay the fact that all your knowledge is about the past and all your decisions are about the future.</i>” — Ian …

The Best Games for Family Game Night

Let the games begin!<p>We all had our favorite board games growing up. We remember Candy Land from when we were little, Monopoly when we got a bit older. Life, Operation, the list of classics goes on and on. Better yet, they're all still available today, so we can share them with our kids as …

Kids

Selling a Rental Property? 4 Crucial Points to Consider

We've discussed the process of selling a house you live in, but selling a rental property is an entirely different bird. For tax purposes, a rental …

Behr's Color of the Year Is Soothing and Tranquil

This past Tuesday, paint company Behr announced its first-ever Color of the Year. It’s a shade that the company has christened “In The Moment T18-15,” a mellow blue-green tinctured with gray.<p>The company believes this particular color encourages mindfulness, that it's a tonic to the overstimulation …

Kano's Pixel Kit is a charming introduction to coding

We all know the importance of code. It's the backbone of computing, the internet and so much else we come into contact with on a daily basis. But learning to code is still a tricky and poorly defined pursuit. I've booted up Codecademy a few times, only to try a couple of courses and realise I have …

17 STEM toys that teach kids to code

Games for your future tech giant.<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> WorkingMother.com.<p>In response to concern over kids' interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), companies have been churning out cool toys that teach them coding and logic skills. The idea: get kids hooked on …

Kids

The Boson kit is a modular robotics set that will teach kids STEM topics and coding

It feels like robotics kits are everywhere these days, as companies compete to figure out the best way to turn basic robotics, electronics, and coding concepts into a toy or game to get kids to learn STEM skills under the guise of having fun.<p>Boson, from DRFRobot, is the latest of these, and it has …

Microcontroller

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things

Rule No. 1: Make your bed, so you'll start the day with a consistent accomplishment.<p>A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be …

The science behind why you should never take your children on foreign holidays

As a parent you may want every holiday to be a new adventure – but your kids almost certainly do not, according a one of Britain’s leading child psychologists.<p>“Consistency is all when they’re small," says Oliver James. “In holidays as in every other respect.”<p>Earlier this year family adventures like …

Goldman Identifies the Most Profitable Stocks for 2017 (AVGO, CMG) | Investopedia

Goldman Sachs (GS) predicts that a combination of higher wages, rising interest rates and inflation will weigh on the profitability of U.S. companies …

Living With the Aftershocks of a Tiger Mom

In one of the first episodes of <i>Fresh Off the Boat</i>, Constance Wu’s Jessica Huang is suspicious that her kids have gotten high grades on their report …

Parenting

5 Ways to Inspire Creativity and Build Strong Character in Your Children, According to a Top Psychologist

Conformity is dangerous. Here's how to teach children to think for themselves.<p>Whether it's doing things because "they've always been done that way" or because "everyone else is doing it," conformity can be very dangerous.<p>My wife and I work hard to instill the right values in our two small children. …