• Researchers have isolated what may be the single most important trait that makes kids successful in school

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    Researchers who've studied more than 6,000 kindergartners found that the kids rated by their parents as more curious and willing to try new things performed better on math and reading assessments at school.
    The curious kids did well regardless of socioeconomic background - suggesting there's something about being curious that helps everyone learn.
    Even curious kids who weren't as persistent or attentive in class did well, and the researchers suspect that curiosity may be a more important trait to foster in children than self-control.
    For years, scientists have documented the downsides of...
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  • We drove a $90,000 Porsche 718 Boxster S and a $74,000 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider to see which is the better sports car - here's the verdict

    We drove a $90,000 Porsche 718 Boxster S and a $74,000 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider to see which is the better sports car - here's the verdict

    16 days ago - By Chron

    Hollis Johnson
    The Porsche 718 Boxster S and the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider are two of the best sports cars to ever emerge from Europe.
    Both the Porsche and the Alfa are powered by turbocharged, inline-four-cylinder engines located behind the driver.
    The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider costs about $74,000 while our Porsche 718 Boxster S carried a price tag of just under $90,000.
    The Alfa Romeo delivered a more raw and evocative driving experience than the Porsche.
    But, we found the Porsche to be an all-around better car.
    There are few things as evocative in western society as the convertible sports car...
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  • We drove a $90,000 Porsche 718 Boxster S and a $74,000 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider to see which is the better sports car - here's the verdict

    We drove a $90,000 Porsche 718 Boxster S and a $74,000 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider to see which is the better sports car - here's the verdict

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Porsche 718 Boxster S and the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider are two of the best sports cars to ever emerge from Europe.
    Both the Porsche and the Alfa are powered by turbocharged, inline-four-cylinder engines located behind the driver.
    The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider costs about $74,000 while our Porsche 718 Boxster S carried a price tag of just under $90,000.
    The Alfa Romeo delivered a more raw and evocative driving experience than the Porsche.
    But, we found the Porsche to be an all-around better car.
    There are few things as evocative in western society as the convertible sports car. With the top...
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  • We drove a $90,000 Porsche 718 Boxster S and a $74,000 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider to see which is the better sports car - here's the verdict

    We drove a $90,000 Porsche 718 Boxster S and a $74,000 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider to see which is the better sports car - here's the verdict

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Porsche 718 Boxster S and the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider are two of the best sports cars to ever emerge from Europe.
    Both the Porsche and the Alfa are powered by turbocharged, inline-four-cylinder engines located behind the driver.
    The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider costs about $74,000 while our Porsche 718 Boxster S carried a price tag of just under $90,000.
    The Alfa Romeo delivered a more raw and evocative driving experience than the Porsche.
    But, we found the Porsche to be an all-around better car.
    There are few things as evocative in western society as the convertible sports car. With the top...
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