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2 Ways to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables (That Actually Work!)

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 12.19.2011 | Parents
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

New research by psychologist Lucy Cooke and her colleagues at University College London shows that with rewards, children not only eat their vegetables, but learn to like them, too.

Help Amit Gupta: $30,000 Reward Offered For Bone Marrow Match

Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact

When Amit Gupta learned of his acute leukemia diagnosis last month, he wasn't shy about asking for help -- and neither were his tech-savvy friends. ...

The Debit Is in the Details

Len Hollie | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York
Len Hollie

In August, the Federal Reserve imposed a cap on the fees banks can charge retailers every time customers swipe their debit cards. Why is that important? In addition to banks, consumers may be the biggest losers.

Reward Boosted In Mysterious Death Of New Hampshire Girl

AP | By LYNNE TUOHY and JOHN CURRAN | Posted 10.18.2011 | Crime

CONCORD, N.H. -- Eager for any information that can help them resolve the suspicious death of an 11-year-old girl, New Hampshire prosecutors said Thur...

Why CVS Receipts Are So Ridiculously Long

The Atlantic | REBECCA J. ROSEN | Posted 10.11.2011 | Business

I'm not sure when I first noticed them. I don't remember them as a child or a teenager. Then, one day, walking out of a CVS, I looked down at my hand ...

Bribery Or Intrinsic Motivation: Which Drives YOU?

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

The best way is to work with my kids' natural, intrinsic drive to be productive -- even creative -- contributors to our household.

The Legislative Impetus for Using a Personal Credit Card to Fund Business Spending

Odysseas Papadimitriou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Odysseas Papadimitriou

Many small business owners assume they should fund their companies with business credit cards. However, personal credit cards are actually often the best spending vehicles.

Encouraging Leaders to Do the Right Thing

Nicholas van Praag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicholas van Praag

Mechanisms to recognize or reward good leadership are few and far between. Yet leaders are human and, unless they are beyond redemption, they are more likely to respond to recognition and rewards than sanctions and reprimands.

Is Your Credit Card Company Cheating You Out of Rewards?

Curtis Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Curtis Arnold

Credit card companies are writing crafty terms and conditions on reward enticements, looking to pull the magic carpet out from under the feet of unwary consumers.

We Are Scientists Play First Show Back At The Bowery Ballroom

Alex Thornton | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Thornton

Last night, the Bowery Ballroom was sold-out in anticipation of We Are Scientists return to New York City after an international tour ("The American...

Toro Y Moi Plays Sweaty Set At Glasslands

Melissa Decker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melissa Decker

Chaz Bundick is a 23-year old with a BFA in Graphic Design from University of South Carolina, who happens to make dreamy pop music (commonly referre...

Test Important Relationships for Even Energy Exchange

Margaret Ruth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Ruth

Economists have an analysis technique to identify and compare all expenditure and benefits of a given project; cost/benefit analysis. There's a similar energetic rule for interpersonal associations.

The Single Best Way to Tell if You Have Outgrown a Friendship

Margaret Ruth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Ruth

If one person has done something such as become healthier, develop new interests or changed what s/he wants in a friendship, then the friendship has to change along.

On Mastery

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Has mastery become an old-fashioned notion? Mastery takes time, something most of us have trouble finding. It takes discipline, a quality in short supply today.