Carolyn Weyforth Glanville

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Being Forgetful Means Your Brain Is Working Properly, Science Says

Writing this down so we remember to tell our kids later.<p>We've all had those moments when you're going about your day, and then all of a sudden, you …

We’ve Been Carrying Car Seats The Wrong Way This Whole Time

Your back will thank you<p>Lugging around an infant car seat is both awkward and painful. There’s basically two options: The cradle carry or the one …

Companies gripe their employees lack skills but aren't doing anything about it

There are about 5.7 million unfilled jobs in the U.S., many requiring specific skills, but two thirds of companies complaining of the absence of …

When terror strikes the family of a terrorism reporter

At about 1:00 a.m., half a dozen plainclothes police came into the hall where we had been waiting.<p>They had grim looks on their faces and papers in their hands. They seemed to be bearing news, but they also looked weighted down, as if whatever they carried was heavy. My stomach began to churn. “How …

Empathy

The Curious Case of the Disappearing Nuts

At 11:22 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2013, an orange Freightliner tractor-trailer arrived at Crain Walnut Shelling in Los Molinos, California. The truck’s driver, a man in his mid-thirties wearing a gray T-shirt, introduced himself as Alex Hernandez. He said he was from K and G Transport Services, a …

How the World’s Most Interesting Man Befriended the World’s Most Powerful Man

A beer commercial icon became an unlikely pal to the president of the United States. It stayed interesting.<p>“Damn,” he said in a half-hushed whisper. “This guy’s good.”<p>I could hear President Obama as he walked up the path behind me and spied the multiple arrows I had placed, undetected, in the …

George Clooney

Butterfly babies

Published on May 30, 2017<p>A rare disease makes these young girls’ skin break and peel at the slightest touch, like a butterfly’s wings<p>Every morning, Kevin Federici pulls on a head lamp, sterilizes a sewing needle and prepares to prick his baby girl all over her tiny body. She fights him with …

Rappers freestyle kids' book ‘Llama Llama,' parents can't get enough

The rappers are famous for their beats. The book <i>Llama Llama Red Pajama</i> is famous for its connection with kids. Put those together and you get freestyle raps that you won’t be able to get out of your head for days.<p>Los Angeles’ Power 106 host<p>J Cruz is the mastermind behind the unlikely collaboration. …

Kids

The Secret Sorority at Penn State’s Deadly Hazing Party

Penn State has vowed to implement tough measures on Greek life after the death of an undergrad at a frat party—but one popular sorority has escaped …

Tanning Is Actually the Sun Slaughtering Your DNA

Getting that sexy summer glow isn't so sexy from the perspective of DNA.<p>The sun is a mighty thing. It pumps out 389 million billion billion — not a …

Mutations

He helped build the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. How did he end up dead in a landfill?

<b>Kathy Klyce was worried</b>. Her husband, Jack Wheeler, a prominent consultant and former Pentagon official, had been out of touch for a few days. They had argued about his decision to head to Washington on Dec. 28, 2010, while she stayed at their condo in New York, but silence from her normally …

Podcasting Is the New Talk-Radio

The intimacy of the format has the potential to make listeners feel things—and emotional resonance affects how people perceive information.<p>Thinking about what technological innovation has done to journalism in the past two decades can be a dizzying experience. People have more data, better maps, …

Journalism

How to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog with Flipboard • Rose Clearfield

Flipboard is an often overlooked but very powerful platform for increasing traffic to your blog. The program compiles content from news feeds, blogs, …

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Stare at Screens All Day?

Screens are no longer optional. If you’re not driving, exercising or sleeping, you’re probably staring at one. And after 10 to 14 hours of screen …

A Triathlon Is Easy Next to Soviets and Polio

As we prep for the race—five hours of pain—I’m trying finally to achieve Pole position.<p>In two weeks I’m competing in a triathlon—on a relay team with my in-laws, Polish immigrants in their mid-60s. My mother-in-law, Barbara, is a three-time cancer survivor who lost the use of one eye because of …

Polio

How The Same Day Looks From Mom’s And Kid’s Perspectives

Those mundane and exhausting things that moms do with their children might actually be the little things that make their lives magical. Vlogger …

Billy Bush Breaks His Silence on Trump, the 'Access Hollywood' Tape, NBC and a Comeback Plan (Exclusive)

Seven months after the infamous "grab them by the pussy" recording got Bush fired (and nearly toppled Trump's White House run), the former 'Today' …

Mom Crush

Little Big Town (Band)

THIS Is When People Are Having Their First Babies Now

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, women aren't having their first babies as young as they used to. For …

Lucky Charms gives away 10,000 marshmallow-only boxes

The days of fishing around in a box of Lucky Charms for marshmallows may be over.<p>General Mills is making childhood dreams come true by giving away 10,000 boxes filled only with marshmallows. This month, marshmallow-enthusiasts can purchase specially-marked boxes of Lucky Charms that have a code on …

General Mills

The Circus Leaves Town - BBC News

Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, say goodbye to the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’.<p>Written by Jessica Lussenhop<br>Photos by Charlie Northcott<br>18 May 2017<p>The air inside of a 25 foot cannon is hot and smells like metal. It’s dark and loud, and the moments before a launch - even for an experienced …

How to Stay in Shape When You're Traveling (It's Possible)

Whether you’re on the road for work or vacationing with friends and family, keeping up with fitness goals can prove rather difficult when you’re …

Ex-ESPNer had miscarriage during live broadcast

A former ESPN presenter who was laid off last month on her first day back from maternity leave shared a moving post with her Instagram followers on Sunday in honor of her first Mother’s Day. Sarah Walsh, who is married to Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Matt Buschmann, wrote of the difficult journey they …

NPR’s first kid-focused podcast is taking some narrative lessons from its adult counterparts

For parents, podcasts have become a viable, much-needed alternative to their kids’ increasing television and smartphone time. And yet, despite the demand among both groups, the number of shows produced for children has remained low relative to all the shows produced for adults.<p>It’s a void that big …

Exercise Makes You Younger at the Cellular Level

The more exercise people get, the less their cells appear to age. In a new study in <i>Preventive Medicine</i>, people who exercised the most had biological …

President Trump After Hours

From where the 45th President works, eats and sleeps, everything is going just great. Now if only everyone else would see it that way.<p>BY Michael …

Why You Need More Dirt in Your Life

Soil helps build up our defenses against disease and imparts a sense of the sacred—and we are killing it.<p>It’s estimated that children now spend less time outside than the average prisoner. This could have devastating effects: Kids need to be exposed to the microbes in the soil to build up their …

Ecology