Aaron Wannamaker

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Gender neutral parenting – has it gone too far?

Expecting our first baby, my husband and I told my father-in-law that, whatever the sex of our unborn child, we would call it "Baby" - and raise it gender neutral. He saw through our pseudo-liberal joke immediately, but in lots of ways we weren't actually kidding. We are millennial parents (albeit …

Parenting

What Aliens, Blade Runner, Jurassic Park & Terminator Would Look Like As Anime

Dmitry Grozov, aka Ahriman, is a freelance artist from Russia who has an uncanny ability for taking things that aren’t anime and making them look …

Blade Runner

A Video Game Company Actually Shared Some Funny Stories From Behind The Scenes

Paradox’s Fredrik Wester is stepping down from his CEO role in a few weeks’ time, and to mark the occasion he’s been tweeting some downright …

Making Movies

Everything you've told your child about eating everything on their plate is WRONG

Everything you've told your child about eating everything on their plate is WRONG - and you could be causing them to binge eat later in life<p><b>Dietitian</b> …

Parenting

Dad's 'Report Card' For Daughter With Autism Goes Viral Because It's The Sweetest

His daughter was upset after receiving her original report card from school<p>After seeing how upset his daughter was after receiving the report card …

Parenting

Mark Hamill Explains Why All The Trolls Are Wrong About Luke Skywalker In The Last Jedi

Some people actually mature and change throughout adulthood<p>The Luke Skywalker we saw in <i>The Last Jedi</i> was not the bright-eyed boy we were introduced to in <i>A New Hope</i>. He wasn't even the hero we saw in the end of the original trilogy. No, this Luke Skywalker had (gasp!) changed in the last 35 years …

Mark Hamill

14 Foods You Can Eat As Much of As You Want

<i>This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com.</i><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without …

Nutrition

18 Classic Adventure Books for Kids

If you’re a parent, you’ve realized by now that not every kids’ book is worth its ink. Early on, much of it is like Benadryl on paper. (Ever notice how many kids’ books end with the protagonist dozing?) Don’t get me wrong—reading your child to sleep is great when you want to kick back, eat some ice …

Books

No, You’re Not Perfect ‘Just the Way You Are’

Chris Pratt tells an eternal truth.<p>I once had a pastor who never, ever delivered the Good News of the Gospel without first sharing the bad news. In …

Jesus

15 Fascinating Facts About Honey Bees

No other insect serves human needs like the honey bee. For centuries, beekeepers have raised honey bees, harvesting the sweet honey they produce and …

Insects

Chris Hardwick's bad statement got people talking about toxic nerd culture

"As a husband, a son, and future father, I do not condone any kind of mistreatment of women."<p>On Friday night, entertainer and geek "hero" Chris …

Feminism

7 New Family Board Games That Are a Genuinely Good Time

From a Jenga-esque stacking game that will evoke oohs and aahs from the kids to a legitimately fun board game that teaches coding fundamentals on the …

Four intense ways insects sacrifice themselves for the good of the colony

When the going gets tough, the tough self-destruct.<p>In the rainforests of Borneo, there lives a reddish brown ant by the name of <i>Colobopsis explodens</i> that really knows how to go out with a bang. When locked in battle with ants from another colony, <i>C. explodens</i> workers bring the fight to a swift end by …

How To Trick a Grade Schooler Into Opening Up

Parents who want information about their grade schooler’s life would do best to pry less and offer more information about their own experiences.<p>When …

Here's what's really happening with the 1,500 'missing' immigrant children

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the past few days there's been a flurry of emotion, and misinformation, regarding child immigrants in the United States.<p>Recent reports claim the US Department of Health and Human Services has lost track of nearly 1,500 immigrant children. There's confusion about whether they were …

Immigration

8 of the best board games funded with Kickstarter

In an age when everything else is digital, board games seem to be more popular than ever. Here’s a look at some of the coolest new arrivals from …

Battlefield V fans who failed history are mad that the game has women in it

Has anyone here read a book?<p>DICE is returning to World War II with <i>Battlefield V</i>, and it’s doing so with the help of <i>feeemales</i>. Following the game’s reveal trailer and confirmation that it will include women, some fragile fans have confirmed they’ve never read a book by protesting what they see as …

Battlefield V

The irresolvable moral dilemma at the heart of Avengers: Infinity War

Say a prayer for those who will write the sequel.<p>Superhero movies are often dismissed as teen adventure flicks writ large. But for my money, Marvel Studios has been downright daring in raising difficult, and very adult, moral dilemmas.<p>The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s latest entry, <i>Avengers: Infinity</i> …

Man who helped save more than 2 million babies gives final blood donation

James Harrison has donated blood for 60 years, but unlike most donors, his blood contains a precious antibody that is used to make a lifesaving …

21 Wholesome Parents Who Will Make You Want To Text Your Fam Immediately

*sobs into work laptop causing severe water damage*

'Pint sized man', 23, trapped in the body of a toddler because of mystery condition which has baffled doctors

A 23-year-old man has not grown since he was a baby - and medics are still baffled by the medical condition he suffers from.<p>Manpreet Singh has been …

MIT Researchers Develop A System That Lets You Choose Your Dreams

Now we're really entering the realms of science-fiction.<p>A team of researchers at MIT have developed a system that they claim, can directly influence …

3 Mindfulness Practices You Can Do With Your Kids

I remember it well. I was sitting at my family’s altar as my mom wore a monk’s robe, lighting incense and dedicating her stillness and silence to our …

How to Raise Grateful Kids in an Era of Thankless People

On a Saturday afternoon, you take your three kids to a movie they’ve wanted to see, then to their favorite hamburger spot for dinner, followed by ice …

The Best Family Board Games on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

“I am a Disney FANATIC, and this game is SUPER fun! It has great questions for people of all levels of play: Even my 3-year-old enjoyed playing this …

Banish Infection With These 5 Powerful All-Natural Antibiotics

Since the discovery of antibiotics in the 1920s and the development of new products through the 1980s, it has become much harder for scientists to …

Microbiology

This 9-year-old girl should be writing every caption for the New Yorker cartoons

Kids should just run everything, shouldn't they.<p>Comedy writer Bess Kalb shared pictures of the captions her cousin's 9-year-old child has written for …

Cartoons

Babies Who Get More Cuddles Seem to Have Their Genetics Changed For Years Afterwards

Touch can be powerful.<p>The amount of close and comforting contact that young infants get doesn't just keep them warm, snug, and loved.<p>A 2017 study …

Genetics

Taking Back Christianity From The Religious Right

Very little in the actual teaching put forward by Jesus would support the political philosophy of the Christian right in 21st-century America.<p>Since …

Telepathy is real

How do we transmit information from one person to another?<p>(Inside Science) -- Now, I don’t want to alarm anyone, but telepathy, the act of transferring thoughts into someone else’s head is now real. As in, published-in-academic-papers real. People have now telepathically communicated with each …

Black Mirror