Who says your kids don't listen to you? An Indiana University study has found that setting specific family rules about healthy eating and sedentary behavior actually leads to healthier practices in children. read more
This isn’t the piece I wanted to write. I had another. I wanted to tell you it was in 2007 when I saw this kid hopping, buzing and flying around the crease and he first took my eye. I wanted to say he looked like a pixie taking on giants hurling missiles at him. I […]
France's health and safety executive, ANSES, has recommended that children under six not be exposed to stereoscopic 3D images, such as those used by 3D televisions or the 3DS handheld, for fear of impairing the development of their visual systems. Full report here
Daniel Buccieri teaches World History at Venice High. "History isn't a set of answers I'm passing down to kids," he says. "It's more a set of questions and problems."Daniel Buccieri teaches World History at Venice High. "History isn't a set of answers I'm passing down to kids," he says. "It's...
Today, Cleveland Police released a surveillance camera video police shooting a 12 year old boy armed with an soft pellet pistol. While the police are saying the kid picked up the gun off of a picnic table and then reached for it, in spite of the poor quality of the video, it appears to me [...]
Oh noes, whatever are we to do? Angelina Jolie might be put off from moving Brad and the kids to London. Why? Because of the mansion tax. I'm sure some Tories are happy that Jolie has, as we used to say in Trot circles, objectively lined up with their opposition to the tax. Show More Summary
There was a scene in The Newsroom’s second episode this season where Charlie, the network president, explains to the two rich kids working on a hostile takeover that what the news division of ACN does and says is important. ACN, he explains, is like NBC and CNN, they are the face and voice of the [...]
While I did say that the Razor Crazy Cart was, well, crazy, it’s well worth a closer look if you have have the space and safety equipment to send your kids careening around your driveway at about twenty miles per hour. That’s right:Show More Summary
If you watch 19 Kids and Counting online, then you know that Jana Duggar plays a unique role in her family. Sources say Jana is exhausted from a lifetime of helping to raise her many, many siblings, and it's not hard to see why. TLCShow More Summary
Great goal! And blah blah blah, all that other stuff, whatever. The best part of this is the man you can hear saying "don't shoot" as soon as Dom Telford touches the ball. We've all been there, watching a match, the player looks at goal and you urge him not to shoot. Show More Summary
OMG! Say it ain’t so! According to this rather lengthy post by FMQB, Vagrant Records — you know: THE GET UP KIDS’ LABEL — just got straight-up BOUGHT the fuck OUT by the MAN… er, “the man” in this case being… wait, BMG Records? They still exist??? Wait, let me double-check that… huh. Show More Summary
Melanie Feazell works with Declan Byrne during an ABA session. Federal officials say states must provide treatment services like ABA for kids with autism on Medicaid. (Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times/MCT) “Medicaid programs nationwide...Show More Summary
Senator Ted Cruz was a kind of guest of honor during his visit of top Jewish donors and Israel supporters in NYC and during a lunch he actually said that he's not very conservative, I kid you not. I'd have to say that's the joke of the year. NY Observer: Mr. Show More Summary
It's one of the top 10 killers of kids and young adults, but a new WHO report says that drowning remains a "neglected public health issue" that's still happening with alarming frequency around the world, Scientific American reports. The study points out some startling statistics: More than 40 people die,...
Mario's been peddling lies according to a scientific paper called "It's a-me, Density!"—no, I'm not kidding. The paper alleges that the small planets in Super Mario Galaxy would destroy themselves if they had as much gravity as they do in the game. Still no word on whether touching a star makes you invincible.
On Monday Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper implied that teammate Jeremy Maclin is getting more playing time than him because he's a free agent after this season and he wants a new contract. When asked why his playing time...Show More Summary
To reach a bank? That's 500 MWK (US $1.25)," says Chimwemwe, a farmer in Bvumbwe, about 80 kilometers from the city of Blantyre, Malawi. She grows vegetables and maize to support her three kids as well as two orphans in her care. Savings is important to her to prepare for emergencies and cover school fees for her children. Show More Summary
Have you ever wondered what toddlers would say if they could text? A new Tumblr tackles that question head-on, and the results are highly entertaining. "If Toddlers Texted" presents imagined conversations between a tech-savvy, texting toddler and some of the key players in his/her life -- mommy, daddy, grandma, Caillou, Elsa and more. Show More Summary
The host says her teen's online life is "not private," but should a mom be there anyway?
I don't know where people get the idea that the gaming community, despite many of its incredibly polite and welcoming members, is an uninviting place for women. Ha! Just kidding. It's things like "one of the common ways to say you're...Show More Summary