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Wyoming considers firing squads

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Prompted by a shortage of available drugs for lethal injections, Wyoming lawmakers are considering changing state law to permit execution of condemned inmates by firing squad.<p>A Wyoming legislative committee has directed its staff to draft a firing-squad bill for consideration ahead …

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Pentagon report: scope of intelligence compromised by Snowden 'staggering'

A top-secret Pentagon report to assess the damage to national security from the leak of classified National Security Agency documents by Edward Snowden concluded that “the scope of the compromised knowledge related to US intelligence capabilities is staggering”.<p>The Guardian has obtained a copy of …

Brian Williams Scores Edward Snowden's First American Television Interview

NBC's Brian Williams has landed an exclusive interview with Edward Snowden, the network announced Thursday.<p>Williams traveled to Moscow to speak with both Snowden and Glenn Greenwald for a special, hour-long report that will air on May 28th at 10 PM.<p>On Thursday morning, Greenwald tweeted out a …

Anton Purisima Files the Largest Lawsuit Ever Over a Rabid Dog, and It Could Bankrupt the World

If Anton Purisima is successful in his two undecillion-dollar lawsuit against Au Bon Pain bakery and a collection of other businesses and individuals …

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Hey Kids! It Is Not Always About You!

While we work hard to engage in their lives, not every minute, every second has to be about them. Not every activity needs to revolve around them. Not every conversation is ok to be interrupted with their immediate need or want. And sometimes, sometimes, they have to learn how to wait.<p>Every now and …

The Pitfalls of Helicopter Parenting

Oh boy, I thought. Talk about helicopter parenting. It was cringe-inducing to watch. There are a lot of reasons why parents shouldn't intervene. Aside from not allowing our children to develop their own coping skills, we don't always know what's going on with the situation at hand.<p>As we pulled up …

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Lunch Menu #11

<i>By Lindsey Johnson of Café Johnsonia for Design Mom.</i><p>Quesadillas are on the menu today! What would I do without this go-to favorite? Menu #11 in our …

Digging for Dinosaur Bones Maths Game

Create some DIY dinosaur bones for using in sensory play activities and learning about maths at the same time! Lots of different ways to play and …

DIY Constellation Flashlight ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

Now that the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer, we’re looking for more ways to keep our little guy occupied after the sun …

10 Ways to Entertain a Toddler on an Airplane

How to delight your toddler on an airplane. After constant nursing but before immersive iPads, there is the fidgety toddler.Continue reading 10 Ways …

12 Simple Activities for Traveling with Kids

We are well into the summer season, and in comes traveling with kids. My kids are out of school and it’s time to take a few trips. Whether it’s a …

Teach Kids to Daydream

Mental downtime makes people more creative and less anxious.<p>Today’s children are exhausted, and not just because one in three kids is not getting sufficient sleep. Sleep deprivation in kids (who require at least nine hours a night, depending on age) has been found to significantly decrease academic …

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Your 3-year-old is a complex person now, with thoughts, interests, and greater control of her body. She's also got a longer attention span, so she can focus on make-believe, games, craft projects, and more. Here, 13 great gifts for 3-year-olds that experts -- and kids -- love.<p>1 of …

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Parenting Without Controlling Your Children

Being responsive to our children together with placing demands on them have long been the two hallmarks of healthy parenting.<p>I was recently working with a woman, Debbi, who was concerned about a brewing medical problem she was having. When I inquired about a support network that she can call upon …

What Do You Drink When You're Sick?

It happens every year like clockwork: I make too many plans, have too many houseguests, go out to too many late dinners and taste too many wines, trying to write too many stories leading into the holiday season. Every year, during exactly this week as the deadlines are stacking up, I get sick. The …

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The Best Drinks We Drank in October

GalleryThe Best Drinks We Drank in October<p>Fall hits, and like a light switch, we're off gin and onto bourbon, off lemonade and onto hot toddies and cold-curing tea. This month, we prepared for the upcoming Thanksgiving season by tasting around one hundred wines, celebrated Cider Week and cocktail …

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A Spicy Twist on Fall Flavors: How to Make Danny Louie's Vasco da Gama

For many, the term 'pumpkin spice' has become synonymous with fall flavors, especially in drinks. Danny Louie's <b>Vasco de Gama</b> puts an entirely different spin on that concept. Found on the cocktail menu of Alembic in San Francisco, it shares a few constituent elements—cloves and cinnamon—but sees …

Chatting Whiskey with Tommy Klus at Multnomah Whiskey Library in Portland

There's a reason they called it a library. "It's supposed to be an educational experience," bar manager <b>Tommy Klus</b> said of the recently opened Multnomah Whiskey Library on SW Alder in Portland.<p>The space has leather chairs and booths, reading lamps and walls of shelves reachable by rolling ladders. …

Ask Dr. Vinny

<i>Dear Dr. Vinny,</i><p><i>What is the difference between Old World and New World? And the difference between Neo-Europe and Europe?</i><p><i>—Justin, Canada</i><p>Dear …

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