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Copying Friends May Help You Achieve Your Goals

Struggling to achieve your life improvement goals, such as exercising or saving for retirement? A new study shows that people who struggle with their self-set improvement goals can benefit by...
Kids’ Personality Traits Linked to Motor Skills

Kids’ Personality Traits Linked to Motor Skills

A new Finnish study shows a link between children’s temperaments and their motor skills. Researchers from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland found that children with active temperaments and
Easy Electronics book is an excellent introduction to electronics

Easy Electronics book is an excellent introduction to electronics

Charles Platt's growing series of electronics books are the best I've come across. He explains concepts very clearly, and his illustrations are excellent. His latest book in the series is called Easy
Apple updates Schoolwork app to help teachers manage classrooms from afar

Apple updates Schoolwork app to help teachers manage classrooms from afar

Apple has updated its collaborative education app with new features that will make it easier for students and teachers to participate in classroom activities remotely. The company’s Schoolwork app has
Tips to Creating an Effective Study Space

Tips to Creating an Effective Study Space

Are you not able to study at home due to a lot of distractions around? Are you not able to focus just because of those uncomfortable sofas or less leg space? Or you are turned off by a cluttered study
10 Skills to Master Before Launching a New Business

10 Skills to Master Before Launching a New Business

From Excel to public speaking, every entrepreneur should have these skills.
10 Skills to Master Before Launching a New Business

10 Skills to Master Before Launching a New Business

From Excel to public speaking, every entrepreneur should have these skills.

Survey: High Stress From Coronavirus Is New Normal for Parents

Nearly half of parents of children under age 18 say their stress levels related to the coronavirus pandemic are high, with managing their kids’ online learning the number one source...
What the CDC's 'Guidelines' for Reopening Schools Actually Say

What the CDC's 'Guidelines' for Reopening Schools Actually Say

As we wrap up this school year with virtual graduations and drive-by celebrations, parents everywhere are asking: What will school look like in the fall? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The 'Dad, How Do I?' Guy Answers Your Basic Life Questions

The 'Dad, How Do I?' Guy Answers Your Basic Life Questions

There’s a joke in my family about the time when I—all of 19 or 20 years old and living in an apartment with my own kitchen for the first time—emailed my dad to ask him, “What’s a marinade?” To this
How to Use Your Extra Time at Home to Finally Learn Photoshop

How to Use Your Extra Time at Home to Finally Learn Photoshop

A mastery of Adobe Photoshop can help streamline your workflow in all kinds of fields, from web design and online publishing to digital art and photography. The software dominates the image-editing
How to Use Your Extra Time at Home to Finally Learn Photoshop

How to Use Your Extra Time at Home to Finally Learn Photoshop

A mastery of Adobe Photoshop can help streamline your workflow in all kinds of fields, from web design and online publishing to digital art and photography. The software dominates the image-editing
Listen to These 'Code Switch' Podcast Episodes About Race With Your Kids

Listen to These 'Code Switch' Podcast Episodes About Race With Your Kids

As this bizarre school year slowly comes to a close, we are all digging deep for content that is educational and engaging for our kids—but which we don’t have to curate ourselves, because there is no
MasterClass: Your dad teaches loading the dishwasher

MasterClass: Your dad teaches loading the dishwasher

Learn from the world's best. Written and directed by Kathleen Cameron; starring Jim Cameron; original music by Bensound.com. Read the rest
Microsoft launches new tools for building fairer machine learning models

Microsoft launches new tools for building fairer machine learning models

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today put a strong emphasis on machine learning. But in addition to plenty of new tools and features, the company also highlighted its work on building
It's Called Artificial Intelligence—but What Is Intelligence?

It's Called Artificial Intelligence—but What Is Intelligence?

We’ve built machines that are capable of incredible feats, yet still they have nothing on a baby.

GO1, an enterprise learning platform, picks up $40M from Microsoft, Salesforce and more

With a large proportion of knowledge workers doing now doing their jobs from home, the need for tools to help them feel connected to their profession can be as important as tools to, more practically,
How to Set Up Your Kid’s Virtual Work/Play Space

How to Set Up Your Kid’s Virtual Work/Play Space

Children need some room of their own just as much as their parents. Here’s how to help them get into the Zoom zone.
Focus Less on Assignments and More on 'Essential Skills'

Focus Less on Assignments and More on 'Essential Skills'

As the end of the school year approaches and the long summer months loom ahead, I am often struck by two questions: Has my son learned everything he was supposed to learn in third grade? And how the
If You're an Entrepreneur, It's Time to Learn Another Language

If You're an Entrepreneur, It's Time to Learn Another Language

With Babbel, take your pick from 14 different languages.