Brandy Chenier

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A mother living in #Montreal faces deportation back to her home country of #Mexico… but she would have to leave her Canadian-born baby here. “I’m not addict, I’m not alcoholic, I’m not prostitute, I’m not bad person, the only thing, my sin is don't have papers,” says Ivonne Hernandez. Watch this heart-wrenching story here: http://ow.ly/tcBvV

Travel Reveals 10 Ways America Is Different From the Rest of the World

After traveling around the world for two years we've noticed many differences between America and the rest of the world. From the proper way to eat pizza to how to tell time, here are a few of our favorites:<p><b>Metric system:</b> As an eager middle-schooler in the 1970s I was told that the United States …

How elite universities are killing the American dream

The American Dream isn’t dead. It’s just moved to Denmark.<p>Now, we like to think of ourselves as a classless society, but it isn’t true today. As the Brookings Institution has pointed out, America has turned into a place Horatio Alger would scarcely recognize: we have more inequality and less …

College & University

The 'Mystery' of Marriage

Marriage is a revelation; or, better said, a series of revelations. And a Christ-Follower, whether married or single, is greatly helped when he or she discovers how much our spiritual union with Christ is like a great marriage. As a matter of fact, Paul the apostle encouraged his readers to make …

World’s largest study on gay parents finds the kids are more than all right

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>According to the report, the children of gay parents are doing equally well or better than the national average<p>Katie McDonough<p>June 5, 2013 8:04pm (UTC)<p>According to preliminary findings from the world's largest study on the issue, the children of gay parents are doing equally well or …

The Tired, Outdated Parenthood Clichés in Father's and Mother's Day Cards

Did you know that dads love golf and moms work too hard?<p>The clichés of fatherhood are found nowhere in greater abundance than in the Father's Day cards that stationery companies sell. One might find a father playing golf, mowing the lawn, tossing a baseball, tying a tie, fishing, grilling, …

The Half-Life of Facts: Dissecting the Predictable Patterns of How Knowledge Grows

Concerns about the usefulness of knowledge and the challenges of information overload predate contemporary anxieties by decades, centuries, if not millennia. In <b>The Half-life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date</b> (<i>public library</i>) — which gave us this fantastic illustration of how …

What Would Antarctica Look Like If All The Ice Melted?

Spoiler: still not super hospitable.<p>Ever wondered what's underneath the ice--sometimes up to three kilometers thick--that covers Antarctica?<p>Until very recently, we weren't really sure; maps were based on guesses and older technology. But NASA just released a video showing the results of what's …

Wayne Hubert, Illinois Man, Charged In Toddler Death After Allegedly Leaving Son In Hot Car

O'Fallon, Ill., resident Wayne Hubert is charged with involuntary manslaughter after allegedly leaving his nearly 2-year-old son, Nathan, strapped in a hot car for more than two hours while he passed out intoxicated inside his house on June 20.<p>Hubert, 32, also faces two counts of child endangerment …

Are You Helping Your Child Succeed in School?

Parenting is one of the most difficult jobs anyone can have. I toured the country with New Futuro events in the fall of 2012 and the spring of 2013. I met with thousands of parents in workshops and college fairs in five of the largest cities with a significant Latino population: Houston, Miami, New …

Kristen Stewart gets new tattoo

<p><b>Kristen Stewart</b> has jumped on the tattoo bandwagon and is the latest celebrity to get herself inked.<p>The <i>Twilight</i> actress, who recently split from …

Inked

Best friend speaks out on anniversary of Michael Jackson's death

<p>As fans mark the four year anniversary of <b>Michael Jackson</b>'s death on Tuesday, the King of Pop's family continues to make the headlines.<p>While his …

Michael Jackson

Kanye West calls relationship with Kim Kardashian 'true love'

<p><b>Kanye West</b> has opened up about his feelings for girlfriend<b>Kim Kardashian</b> and has called their relationship "true love".<p>The <i>Yeezus</i> rapper, who prefers …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Wanted comforted Lindsay Lohan before her court case

<p>British boy band <b>The Wanted</b> have revealed they comforted <b>Lindsay Lohan</b> with "a drink" before her court case, when the actress was facing charges for …

Reality TV

Watch Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx In (I Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum

And I want you to.<p>Watch Gabourey Sidibe, Miley Cyrus, Jimmy Kimmel, Matt Damon, Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx in this music video about… Channing all …

New iOS App Lets You Record What You Heard Five Minutes Ago

Have you ever wished that you could record something that already happened? Your kid’s first words. That perfectly timed comeback. The email address your boss told you to have those important documents sent to within the next 10 minutes. If only there was a way to record the important bits of your …

Before and after: comparing scenes in Calgary before and after the flood. Click to see slides: http://ow.ly/mjiMj

As Calgary begins massive clean-up, Medicine Hat braces for its own flood crisis http://natpo.st/173RP8P