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LOOK: Kid wins staredown with College World Series camera, instantly goes viral

The kid locked eyes with the camera for over 30 seconds<p>During the TCU-Coastal Carolina College World Series bout on Saturday (which Coastal Carolina …

World Series

5 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Curious About Learning This Summer

This is an image of my six year old's "decorated" alphabet. He gets to write his letters like this because we work on letters at home.<p>I'm a former university professor, and I spent nearly 20 years teaching freshmen in college. One of the biggest lessons I learned from my students is that something …

7 Quotes to Stop You from Worrying About Things You Can’t Control

<i>Letting go of control… and being OK with it.</i>That is one of the greatest struggles many of us deal with on a daily basis, myself included.Because …

Down Syndrome

The Feminist Porn Website Helping Sexual Assault Survivors Reclaim Their Bodies

How do you get your sex life back when sex has been used as a weapon against you?<p>If you watch porn, you've probably experienced it; browsing for something that appeals to you sexually, and instead opening up something way more sinister. For victims of rape or sexual assault, the risk is even …

Feminism

This Totally Counterintuitive Mind Trick Will Make You Much Happier

Chasing happiness usually backfires. Try this instead.<p>Happiness is an important life goal for a lot of people, so we should spend a lot of time thinking about how to be happy, right? Actually, no. Thinking a lot about happiness is a pretty surefire way to make yourself miserable, according to a …

19 Impossibly Cool Crafts For Kids That Adults Will Want To Try

They might blow your mind, too.

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

Clinton, Trump get into epic Twitter fight; Anthony Weiner joins in

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed in a truly modern, over-the-top, social media showdown Thursday, with even disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner joining in the online antics.<p>Shortly after the endorsement of the Democratic frontrunner by President Obama, Trump responded to the news on …

Government

After a Secret Meeting, Scientists Announce They Are Making Synthetic Human Genomes

It's happening.<p>An international group of scientists has just announced their plan to create a synthetic human genome within 10 years - which means …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Fighting snakes, a rare sand cat family and Belgium’s newborn giant panda are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

Multi-Talented Artist Creates Incredibly Detailed Artworks with Kitchen Salt

Croatian artist Dino Tomic usually works with conventional materials like pencils and paper, but his latest project has him spreading kitchen salt on …

The woman behind the world's most beautiful Rolls-Royce - CNN Style

Rolls-Royce

Ancient Egypt’s perfectly preserved underwater cities, and how they were discovered

Two sunken cities have been found at the mouth of the river Nile.<p>Two ancient cities have been discovered, perfectly preserved, at the bottom of the …

Archaeology

Texas indicts mom of 'affluenza' teen

<b>(CNN) —</b> The mother of the teenager who claimed his affluent upbringing made him less culpable for killing four people while driving drunk has been indicted by a Texas grand jury.<p>Tonya Couch faces charges of hindering apprehension of a felon and money laundering, said Samantha Jordan, spokeswoman …

Crime

10 Common Sayings That Mean The Opposite Of What You Think

The purpose of proverbs is to teach people wisdom and help them understand the insights of the wise. Some proverbs are indeed worth abiding by, while …

Theology

Crayola Will Turn Your Kid's Bad Drawings Into Better Plush Toys

Children’s drawings are a window into a world of animals, monsters, and countless other imaginary creations they wished exist, but only have access …

Automatic Voter Registration in Oregon Is Revolutionizing American Democracy

Oregon’s presidential primary is tomorrow, but the bigger story is how many new voters there are in the state.<p>More than 100,000 new voters have …

Government