Judy Hollan

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Resources for Parents

<b>Other key contacts:</b><p>To report a missing child or the sighting of a missing child, you can also contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited …

Were Neanderthals Religious?

Imagine this scene: Inside a cave in Spain, a group of people gather around the grave of a toddler. Hearths with lit fires, marked by 30 horns of animals including bison and red deer, surround the grave. A rhinoceros skull is nearby.<p>At a conference this fall, archaeologist Enrique Baquedano and his …

Make Your Own Gaming Table With Built-in Game Storage

My son and I enjoy playing board games together. We used to use the kitchen table, but sometimes it wasn't quite big enough to hold all the game …

What Leonard Cohen means to me: 'He made me feel less heartbroken'

Paul Muldoon, poet: ‘His words fly off the page’<p>Leonard belonged to a rare category of writer insofar as his collected songs and his poems were indivisible. I have no hesitation in saying he was one of the great poets of the era. In fact, years ago, I wrote a kind of autobiographical poem through a …

Record Supermoon and 9 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in November

Get ready to see lunar pairings, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings the roaring lion of meteor displays, dazzling planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the most impressive supermoon in nearly seven decades.<p>So dust …

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You Need To Check Out These Mind-Blowing Scottish Street Murals

Just wow.<p>Intricately detailed and larger than life, stunning murals line the streets of Glasgow, Scotland, attracting spectators from near and far.<p>The port city’s Mural Trail connects more than a dozen featured pieces of artwork, which rejuvenate tired buildings and draw in widespread admiration. …

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Amazon is planning to hire 1,500 people at a warehouse in Essex

The giant warehouse, which Amazon describes as a fulfilment centre, will be in Tilbury and used to stock the tens of thousands of items that Amazon sells on its website.<p>Amazon writes on its "operations" website that its UK fulfilment centres total over five million square feet and provide Amazon …

8 Totally Free Things You Can Sell on eBay

Do you have a house full of kids who are just itching for something to do this summer? Why not inspire them to start their very own mini-business? …

Elie Wiesel – obituary

Elie Wiesel, who has died aged 87, was the most eloquent witness to the great catastrophe to which he was one of the first to give the name “Holocaust”.<p>Wiesel grew up experiencing first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust – he survived hard labour, forced marches, starvation, disease, beatings and …

25 of the coolest and most surreal natural phenomena on Earth

It's easy to get lost in cars and offices and grocery stores and forget that there's a bigger, more beautiful world we don't always get to see. But there's stunning stuff happening every day, in some cases right outside your door.<p>So let's take a whirl through some of the most incredible, sometimes …

Bald eagles making strong recovery in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's bald eagle population is thriving, with more than 1,000 breeding pairs spotted in the state this year.<p>The Center for …

Bun Van VW Camper Van Shaped Bed Makes You on the Road Even in Your Dreams

The VW camper van has no engine, but it makes you on the road even in your dreams. Sounds great? Let’s take a look at the Bun Van bed.<p>The Bun Van is …

This Feminist Desi Artist's Work On Body Image And Mental Illness Is Straight-Up Magical

Joanna Thangiah is on a mission to make you love yourself.

A Chinese perspective on summer

In Chinese thought, summer has been associated with the color red, the sound of laughing, the heart organ, the fire element and a red phoenix …

Walking Ancient Ireland: Loughcrew and the Hill of Tara

Combining the peace of walking off the beaten track with the discovery of ancient ruins makes for a perfect day in Ireland.The post Walking Ancient …

Egyptian Pharaohs First Put Houses on a Grid

Egyptian pharaohs, who are remembered for their pyramids and temples, were also the world’s first urban planners.New research offers additional …

New clues may unmask mystery pharaoh

The tomb has no name. Just a number. The desecrated sarcophagus found within has had its face and names chiselled away.<p>It must have been made for …

WARNING!!! Fragments of Euripides “Palamedes” NOT rediscovered in Jerusalem

On June 21 2016 I wrote a post here to the effect that fragments of the lost play, “Palamedes”, by Euripides had been found in a manuscript in …

How a street child became a leading artist

<b>Lita Cabellut is one of Spain's most successful artists, but she's barely known in her home country. What's more, the woman whose paintings now sell for six figure sums spent her early years living on the street.</b><p>"My childhood was like that of thousands of street kids around the world," says Lita …

Make-Ahead Peach Breakfast Bake

1<p>Heat 10- to 12-inch ovenproof skillet over medium heat; add 1 tablespoon of the butter. Add 2 sliced peaches, and sprinkle with brown sugar. Cook 3 …

Scientists Just Turned Plastic Bottles And Bags Into Liquid Fuel

Yes!!<p>Scientists have come up with a new way to turn plastic waste into liquid fuel. It uses less energy than previous methods, and produces a higher …

40 Awesome Cooking Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

Making food for yourself, your family or your friends can be fun if you know a few tricks. In fact, applying some awesome hacks like the ones …

What it’s like ... to live with off-the-charts chronic pain

We like things to make sense. If we're depressed, we look for a cause. If we get sick, we want someone with answers to tell us what to do. If we injure ourselves, healing is supposed to follow a natural progression; when things go wrong, we want there to be an explanation.<p>But things don't make …

Mexico’s Butterfly Forest – A Unique Natural Wonder under Threat

Every year, hundreds of millions of Monarch Butterflies from Canada and the United States journey as far as 2,500 miles to the forests of Michoacan, …

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

A Wildly Inventive Fantasy Series That Began on the Web and Became a Best-Seller

Even if they made no difference to the history of Y.A. fiction, or fantasy fiction—and they do—Catherynne Valente’s five Fairyland novels would matter in the history of publishing: “The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Craft of Her Own Making,” released in 2009, began as a crowdfunded …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Part microbe, part machine: Bionic leaf sucks up carbon dioxide as it makes liquid fuel

A team of scientists at Harvard University says it has come up with a bionic leaf — a system that could use solar power and hydrogen-eating bacteria to generate liquid fuel. The findings, described in the journal Science, offer an alternative path to making carbon-neutral solar fuels.<p>Part microbe …

Historian Traces 400 Years of History on a Single New York City Block

The stretch of New York City’s Greene Street between Houston and Prince is a tiny block with a long and often surprising history. Today, it’s home to …

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