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In Colorado, terminally ill man's public letter spurs lawmakers to act

12 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Red-faced and teary-eyed, Julie Selsberg struggles to compose herself as she describes her father's last days.

Neymar Dyes His Beard to Embrace the Christmas Spirit

Neymar 's face was sporting a decidedly different look than usual on Christmas, a rather Father Christmas-like one to commemorate the special day. The Brazil captain and Barcelona superstar uploaded the image to his Instagram page to...Show More Summary

Nov 14th as the “Day of Shame and Lamentations for India.”

Why Indians celebrate Children’s Day on Nov 14th is a bit of a mystery to me. Of course I know that Jawaharlal Nehru, the father of the Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty was born on Nov 14th. Why would anyone consider him … Continue reading ?

So You Forgot Tomorrow Was Christmas: Great DIY Last Minute Gift Ideas

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Anna Fitzpatrick For Your Father: Dad works hard at his job every other day of the year, and probably just wants to relax with a board game or similar activity over the holidays. As any hobby shop can tell you, 3D puzzles are big right now. Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

"I'm afraid I'm a practical man," said the doctor with gruff humor, "and I don't bother much about religion and philosophy." "You'll never be a practical man till you do," said Father Brown. - G. K. Chesterton

Smorgasbord!

When I was growing up, we always celebrated a Scandinavian Christmas. Father was a Thorvaldsen, from Norway (name was changed to Day when they arrived in America). We gathered around family and friends on Christmas Eve to a buffet filled with Scandinavian yummies. Show More Summary

Australian family found after 10 days in wilderness

A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brothersurvived with their father for 10 days in the Australian wilderness with little food.

How Father and 2 Young Sons Survived Being Lost in Forest for 10 Days

Post by Ericka Sóuter. Being lost in the woods without food and water would be bad enough. Now imagine you are lost in the woods without food and water but with your two little kids. That is the nightmare Steven Van Lonkhuyzen found himself in. Show More Summary

Hiawatha Robinson: Father Who Raped Daughter To Death Escapes Capital Murder Charge, Death Penalty: Justice?

Hiawatha Robinson was arrested three months to the day his 8-year-0ld daughter, Hiawayi, was reported missing. Following the arrest on Tuesday, Dec. 16, Robinson was charged with sodomy and murder. According to WFLA, Robinson allegedly suffocated his daughter during the sexual assault. Show More Summary

Family rescued after 10 days stranded in the Australian outback

A father was stranded with his two young sons in the Australian wilderness for 10 days after taking an unfortunate wrong turn. Steven Van Lonkhuyzen rationed food to his 5-year-old and 7-year-old and collected rainwater in order to stay alive. Show More Summary

Calif. girl, 3, reunited with dad after abandoned at mall

The father of a 3-year-old girl abandoned at a Los Angeles shopping mall came to pick her up a day later, police said.

James Rodriguez’s & Radamel Falcao’s Fathers played together for Deportes Tolima in 1987

Kudos to Old School Panini for this brilliant and quirky story. The account that specializes in archive pictures and stories from the old days has unearthed a picture of James Rodriguez and Radamel Enrique Garcia playing together for Colombian side Deportes Tolima in 1987, The two men of course share the names of their sons, […]

Son of slain NYC police officer writes Facebook tribute to his dad: ‘Today is the worst day of my life’

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The son of a New York City police officer, killed in the line of duty in Brooklyn on Saturday, took to his Facebook to honor his dad, calling him “The best father I could ask for.” Jaden Ramos, son of slain officer Rafael Ramos, mourned his father in an earlier post, writing:...

Slain Cop's 13-Year-Old Son Speaks Out About His Father's Death

Post by Lisa Fogarty. Yesterday was a horrific day for the people of New York City, and especially, for the New York City Police Department. Two of its finest were shot dead while sitting in a police car in Brooklyn by an alleged gang...Show More Summary

Face Of The Day

by Dish Staff Michael Zhang captions: Photographer Shelley Calton grew up in Houston, Texas and was raised by a father who owned guns for both hunting and self-defense. She and her two sisters all learned to shoot firearms from a young age. This background is something Calton shares with the subjects of her project “Concealed.” […]

Pro-life vid of day: Most grateful kids get worst Christmas gifts

by Kelli Video of a father giving his two sweet children some early Christmas “gifts” in 2011 has gone viral recently, and it’s not hard to see why. A little background from The Huffington Post: Tim Cocker’s young son and daughter knew...Show More Summary

This Awesome 16-Year-Old Wants To Be The Youngest African American Chess Grandmaster

There were plenty of signs that 16-year-old Joshua Colas was a chess prodigy. "He told me one day, 'Daddy, I can play you blindfolded,'" his father Guy Colas recounted to The Huffington Post. "And I said, 'You sure? I've never seen you...Show More Summary

This Awesome 16-Year-Old Wants To Be The Youngest African American Chess Grandmaster

There were plenty of signs that 16-year-old Joshua Colas was a chess prodigy. "He told me one day, 'Daddy, I can play you blindfolded,'" his father Guy Colas recounted to The Huffington Post. "And I said, 'You sure? I've never seen you...Show More Summary

Colorado 14-year-old sentenced to 10 years for his dad’s murder

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A 14-year-old Colorado boy who admitted shooting his father dead and concealing the death by calling the man’s work for five days to say his dad was ill was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in prison, prosecutors said. Kai Kelly, who was 13 at the time of the slaying in May, pleaded guilty this...

Is Your Tea “Real?”

I grew up drinking tea from a very young age. My father is Indian, and it’s custom to drink “Indian tea,” as we called it, or chai to others, a few times a day.... ? Read More: Is Your Tea “Real?”

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