Being a new parent (or any kind of parent) can be a challenge, so here’s a neat new-ish website that you might want to follow, which lists all the latest kids’ products on the market, which are bumped to the top of a list based on community popularity. This is neat, because it gives you a real sense of what other parents like.
New Beatrix Potter Story (Really!)
A story written by Beatrix Potter more than 100 years ago is to be published for the first time in September, illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Remember Before Bananas Went Extinct?
Beards, Bacteria, and the Search for New Antibiotics
There is a lot of talk in the media about the antibiotic apocalypse, which revolves around increasing resistance of bacteria to all existing antibiotics on the market. This could set medicine back by 100 years, and allow now commonplace illnesses to seriously decimate populations.
Lots of universities are on the hunt for new sources of antibiotics, from the depths of ocean volcanic ranges, to the soil from your backyard, but it turns out that antibiotics may be living closer to home, a lot closer, in beards!
Jamming with your toddler: how music trumps reading for childhood development
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Do you manage people? Ever wonder why they leave?
Check out this very accurate article that lists off some very common reasons why people leave their jobs. Chances are you’ll be able to check of more than one of these based on your past experience.
If you are a manager, this could help you retain good talent, and become better at what you do.
Would you spend 1000 years making a movie?
Music for Cats – have stranger things happened?
Just when you thought it couldn’t get any stranger…
Regulating behaviour and sleeping better
This article deals with the effects of a good mattress and a weighted blanket – weighing 10% or more of the sleeper’s body weight – in regulating sleep, but also its suspected benefits to kids with stress, ADD, and autism.
106 year-old dances with the Obamas
This is what music in your heart looks like!
This is probably one of the most beautiful moments of the Obama’s time at the White House, and certainly one of the most inspirational!