Michael

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Adaptive learning application lets parents track what kids have learned

A new feature released Tuesday from children’s app maker Kidaptive lets parents track the progress of what their children are learning inside the company’s first story and game application.<p>Leo’s Pad has been out for a year, releasing short story and game content it calls “appisodes.” The new …

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Meet the Morons Who Caused the Shutdown

There have been Congresses more irresponsible, though not many of them. There have been lazier Congresses, more vicious Congresses, and Congresses less capable of seeing forests for trees. But there has never been in a single Congress -- or, more pre...<p>There has never been a single House of the …

Mystery Solved: Here’s Why Big Business Keeps Supporting Republicans Even as Republicans Destroy the Economy

Wondering why big business keeps supporting Republicans even as Republicans destroy the economy on which big business depends? Taxes, writes Daniel …

Of Course the GOP Isn’t Worried About Those Affected by the Shutdown

Jamelle Bouie on how the party’s view of the shutdown—as a ‘temporary inconvenience’—fits right in with its priorities.<p>For Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), the …

ChoreMonster Makes Chores Fun for Kids [Invites]

It doesn’t happen often, but when an entrepreneur truly gets kids <b>and</b> tech, the results can be amazing. Take Everything Butt Art, for example. The charming app was first a book, but seeing the idea on an iPad takes the concept into an entirely different direction.<p>Now, another group of entrepreneurs …

10 Best Apps for Paranoid Parents

Are you a hover mom who needs to know where your child is at all times? We've found the apps (including ones with GPS tracking) that will give any parent more peace of mind.<p>Ever wish you could know where your child is, all the time? Using GPS in real time,, this app helps you keep track of and …

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