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Test anxiety: How cold feet are ruining your grades

Test anxiety: How cold feet are ruining your grades

Hours of study and preparation seem to go out the window every time Katie Fisher sits down to take an exam. » Read More
Top reasons couples divorce — and how to head it off

Top reasons couples divorce — and how to head it off

Certain life events can crack a marriage, from illness to job changes, infidelity to childbirth. And when babies grow up and leave the nest, it creates another stress-inducing shock to marriage, ac... » Read More
Arkansas becomes the first state to mandate computer science offerings

Arkansas becomes the first state to mandate computer science offerings

Next school year, Arkansas will become the first state to require all public high schools and charter schools to offer classes in computer science, courtesy of a bill signed into law last month by ... » Read More
Top 8 reasons why you're a miserable excuse for a woman

Top 8 reasons why you're a miserable excuse for a woman

Maybe your morning went something like this... » Read More
Have You Seen This? The mic is always hot

Have You Seen This? The mic is always hot

HOT MICINGTON — All through journalism school there was one thing that was pounded into our brains day after day: “The mic is always hot.” » Read More
How to survive a home remodel

How to survive a home remodel

Unless you are into flipping houses, you will most likely only experience a major home remodel once or twice in your life. Like the path to many good things in life, you may encounter some hardship... » Read More
Supernova’s dust could make thousands of Earths, NASA says

Supernova’s dust could make thousands of Earths, NASA says

ITHACA, New York — Dust from supernova explosions survives to serve as "seed material" for new planets, according to a new study. » Read More
The Clean Cut: Time-lapse video captures construction of Disneyland Park 60 years ago

The Clean Cut: Time-lapse video captures construction of Disneyland Park 60 years ago

In honor of Disneyland Park's 60th anniversary, the Disney Parks YouTube channel released a time-lapse video of the construction of the beloved destination. » Read More
Teens may be even more distracted behind the wheel than previously thought

Teens may be even more distracted behind the wheel than previously thought

Giving in to the temptation to talk with friends or answer texts while driving holds serious consequences for teens behind the wheel, according to a new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Sa... » Read More
Men can suffer from postpartum depression too, and it could hurt their children

Men can suffer from postpartum depression too, and it could hurt their children

Postpartum depression — feelings of sadness that can occur after childbirth — isn't just something new mothers experience, but new fathers, too. » Read More
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?

What is carpal tunnel syndrome?

Phil had been teaching tennis to young people for 20 years. Last year, when he started experiencing discomfort in his hands and wrists, a parent of one of his students suggested it could be carpal ... » Read More
Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system. » Read More
Have You Seen This? Paper airplane boomerang

Have You Seen This? Paper airplane boomerang

THE AIR UP THERE — I don’t know about you, but I grew up in a house where making paper airplanes was a rite of passage. There was even a time when any rectangle of paper was immediately folded into... » Read More
Don't snooze, you lose: how inadequate sleep holds students back

Don't snooze, you lose: how inadequate sleep holds students back

Sleep deprivation and college have gone hand-in-hand for decades. Pulling all-nighters, socializing, part-time jobs all combine to make sleep an inconvenience rather than a necessity. » Read More
3 ways corporate America made me a better mom

3 ways corporate America made me a better mom

I’ve held many jobs in my day and learned lessons from every one of them. People who wait tables are the most fun people on the planet. Cubicles can steal your soul. And telemarketing is fun if you... » Read More
Easier version of the Mediterranean diet may prevent Alzheimer's

Easier version of the Mediterranean diet may prevent Alzheimer's

A diet rich in whole grains, vegetables, berries, nuts, legumes, fish, poultry and red wine or grape juice may reduce a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s by as much as 53 percent, according t... » Read More

Are student-athletes being cheated out of an education?

As March Madness ignites Americans' yearly obsession with college basketball games and broken brackets, a new book is calling attention to a different kind of madness: the systemic academic fraud a... » Read More
Have You Seen This? Daddy-daughter duo recreates ‘Jurassic Park’ with Lego

Have You Seen This? Daddy-daughter duo recreates ‘Jurassic Park’ with Lego

JURASSIC PARK — We all remember the intensity of the anticipation of Christmas break when we were kids. Nothing could be better than the thought of no school mingled with the visions of sugar plums... » Read More
How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weak... » Read More
Does it really matter if you and your spouse come from different class backgrounds?

Does it really matter if you and your spouse come from different class backgrounds?

Common wisdom might dictate that it’s dangerous for couples raised in different economic classes to get hitched; different financial upbringings will likely lead to arguments over budgets, spending... » Read More
6 steps for recovering from betrayal

6 steps for recovering from betrayal

Everyone experiences some tragedy in life. Being betrayed is part and parcel to many, if not most, trials. If you're betrayed by a spouse, business partner, friend, neighbor, etc., how do you recov... » Read More
The Clean Cut: Jimmy Fallon interviews crying Villanova piccolo player

The Clean Cut: Jimmy Fallon interviews crying Villanova piccolo player

On Monday night's episode of "The Tonight Show," host Jimmy Fallon invited a special guest to play with the show's band, The Roots. » Read More
Americans oppose online surveillance, but not all are concerned

Americans oppose online surveillance, but not all are concerned

Americans are losing confidence in online government surveillance programs, a new Pew Research Center survey has found, but not as many are changing their habits because of it. » Read More
We pay a price when we compare and contrast

We pay a price when we compare and contrast

Compare and contrast in 25 words or less is a common writing exercise in elementary education. » Read More
You might be the reason your teens are detached from the family

You might be the reason your teens are detached from the family

It’s natural, as your child grows from toddler to teen, that she will become more involved with friends and activities outside the home. However, if you feel like you are completely losing contact ... » Read More
Frugal ideas on how to decorate a small apartment

Frugal ideas on how to decorate a small apartment

Just because you have a small apartment doesn't mean you can't have a homey place with plenty of your own personality. Here are just a few of the many ideas for decorating on the cheap. » Read More
Sweet Briar College professors unanimously oppose school closing

Sweet Briar College professors unanimously oppose school closing

When Sweet Briar College, a women's liberal arts school in rural Virginia, announced earlier this month that it was closing, many observers were surprised, as the college is still sitting on a siza... » Read More
New Alzheimer's drug on trial for treatment

New Alzheimer's drug on trial for treatment

The search for an effective Alzheimer's treatment has faced many setbacks, but one new drug is renewing hope, according to researchers. » Read More
5 steps to help your child love to read

5 steps to help your child love to read

Does your child dislike reading? Does he consider it torture? Punishment? A menial task he must perform before enjoying his afternoon? Your neighbor’s nine-year-old is gobbling up novels like they’... » Read More
Taylor Swift buys .porn and .adult domain names to protect her body image

Taylor Swift buys .porn and .adult domain names to protect her body image

Taylor Swift purchased two domain names this week — TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult — as a preventive measure against Internet users who might use her name to promote adult-related content, ... » Read More
How to survive traveling with kids

How to survive traveling with kids

When you have kids, traveling is difficult. While it might be faster to fly somewhere, flights are expensive, and they mean more time confined in one place. While driving may be a good solution fin... » Read More
To the mom who feels like she could be going better

To the mom who feels like she could be going better

As a mother, do you feel like a fraud? Maybe you look like you have it all together, but behind closed doors, you wonder, "How will I keep all this up?" » Read More
What 'The Office' teaches us about job satisfaction

What 'The Office' teaches us about job satisfaction

America's favorite workplace turns 10 this week. Fans of Jim, Pam, Dwight, Michael Scott and the rest of "The Office's" cast of characters will mark a decade since the comically dysfunctional crew ... » Read More
How to prepare for the hefty cost of adoption

How to prepare for the hefty cost of adoption

Tracy and Alfredo were raising one child and dearly wanted to add to their family. But with infertility issues standing in the way, the Albany, California, couple chose to adopt through an agency. » Read More
The middle class has had a rough couple of years

The middle class has had a rough couple of years

According to a new study released by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the percentage of homes that can claim a “middle-class” income has shrunk significantly since the year 2000. » Read More
Why psychologists say you should ban 'busy' from your vocabulary

Why psychologists say you should ban 'busy' from your vocabulary

In late February, Scott Dannemiller, a writer and worship leader in the Presbyterian Church, captured the attention of hundreds of thousands of people with a simple four-word headline: "Busy is a S... » Read More
Special-needs policies can be a tug-of-war for parents, teachers and administrators

Special-needs policies can be a tug-of-war for parents, teachers and administrators

Benay Josselson’s 7 1/2-year-old son, whom she describes as “high-functioning on the autistic spectrum,” is allowed to take breaks during class and, in certain classes, to use so-called fidget toys... » Read More
Do you suffer more than you have to?

Do you suffer more than you have to?

Question: » Read More
Robot allows online teachers more personal connection with students

Robot allows online teachers more personal connection with students

The Nexus Academy of Columbus is using robots to connect remote teachers from around the country with students at the school in Columbus, Ohio, according to Education News. » Read More
'Soft skills' are important at work, and in life

'Soft skills' are important at work, and in life

It's interesting living with a high school junior. » Read More
The Clean Cut: Grandparents sing 'Love Is an Open Door' from 'Frozen'

The Clean Cut: Grandparents sing 'Love Is an Open Door' from 'Frozen'

In a Disney music video, Wes and Barbara Nathanson show what 56 years of marriage can add to a rendition of "Love Is an Open Door" from "Frozen." » Read More
Rash of suicides leads MIT to rethink student pressure

Rash of suicides leads MIT to rethink student pressure

After a rash of suicides the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including four in the past year and two in the last month, the school has announced plans to lighten workloads and offer better s... » Read More
Rash of suicides for MIT to rethink student pressure

Rash of suicides for MIT to rethink student pressure

After a rash of suicides the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including four in the past year and two in the last month, the school has announced plans to lighten workloads and offer better s... » Read More
'The Jinx' makes good TV, but does it deliver justice?

'The Jinx' makes good TV, but does it deliver justice?

Lovers of the hit true-crime podcast "Serial" and HBO subscribers have been hailing "The Jinx," the gripping HBO crime documentary that earned the network more than 1 million viewers for its Sunday... » Read More
Why you should travel without your kids

Why you should travel without your kids

I am a firm believer in taking family vacations. I think it is a great way to build lasting memories and bonds with your children that will stick with them throughout their lives, but I also think ... » Read More
Affordable Care Act supporters celebrate 5th anniversary

Affordable Care Act supporters celebrate 5th anniversary

The Affordable Care Act will turn five on Monday, March 23, and many supporters began birthday celebrations early this week with the release of new data illustrating the law's positive impact. » Read More
Reading is much more decoding than letter and words

Reading is much more decoding than letter and words

Daniel Willingham is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Virginia with a background in neuroscience who now focuses on education. He wrote a widely acclaimed 2010 book titled, “Why Don't ... » Read More
Why you should begin planning for retirement in your 30s

Why you should begin planning for retirement in your 30s

The merits of saving for retirement were instilled in Neeraj Joshi by his parents early. » Read More
Not all American women object to domestic violence

Not all American women object to domestic violence

One out of every 10 American women feel domestic violence is justifiable — even though a vast majority of the United States (84.6 percent) disapproves of domestic abuse completely, according to the... » Read More
Miley Cyrus gets serious about homelessness

Miley Cyrus gets serious about homelessness

Miley Cyrus has taken her passion for youth homelessness to the Governor’s office of New York State. » Read More


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