For some, the pandemic eased mental health distress

Children with pre-existing mental health issues thrived during the early phase of the pandemic.

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  • While COVID-19 physically affects adults more than children, mental health distress has increased across all age groups.
  • Children between 5 and 17 sought help for mental health issues at much higher rates in 2020.
  • However, a new study found children with pre-existing mental health issues experienced reduced symptoms when lockdowns began.
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Level up your learning rate with this $30 brain fitness course

This online course collection will help you become a more efficient learner, speed reader, and ultimately better student.

  • There's so much value in becoming an efficient learner, but it's a lot easier said than done, especially if you have to do all of your studying at home.
  • You can master speed reading, memorization strategies, and more to be the super student you've always wanted to be with the right training.
  • This Become a Super-Learner and Speed Reading Bundle can train your brain and make you a more efficient learner for just $29.99.
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Help your kids, but not too much, says new Stanford study

Flying that helicopter too low is counterproductive.

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  • A new study at Stanford finds that giving too much direction to children can be counterproductive.
  • Children that are given too much advice display more difficulty regulating their behavior and emotions at other times.
  • The researchers suggest a balance between being involved while allowing children to figure things out on their own.
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This $30 mechanical engineering course could be your first step to a new career

Learn all about mechanical design, product development, material selection, manufacturing, and so much more.

  • If you've always had an interest in mechanical engineering and design, these fives courses will fuel your curiosity.
  • The Mechanical Engineer and Design Certification Bundle packs 375 lessons and over 17 hours of content for only $30.
  • Learn all about mechanical design, product development, material selection, manufacturing, and so much more.
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Researchers unearth the “Lamborghini” of ancient chariots in Pompeii

The chariot survived ancient eruptions and modern-day looters to become a part of the world heritage site.

Credit: Luigi Spina, Archaeological Park of Pompeii
  • Archeologists recently discovered a first-of-its-kind chariot in Pompeii.
  • The ceremonial chariot is decorated with bronze and tin medallions, while the sides sport bronzesheets and red-and-black paintings.
  • Given looting activity in the area, it's lucky the 2,000-year-old treasure wasn't lost to the world heritage site.
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