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A Tour of the Internet in 1993

In 1993, the Internet was both old and so, so young. The network hosted mature services like newsgroups (discussion forums), FTP servers (file …

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You need to hear this. Just try not to get wibbly-wobbly angry-wangry.<p>And, as usual, Cracked nails it.<p>The other flaws might even be forgivable if the characters were at least written like that writer gave a crap about development or depth, rather than writing characters that can be summed up as “Deus Ex Machina: the Character!,” “Doctor’s Satellite Character,” “Military One-Liners,” and my personal favourite, “Token Lesbian Couple!”

7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders

<i>Part of a new series on Parenting for Success</i><p>While I spend my professional time now as a career success coach, writer, and leadership trainer, I was a marriage and family therapist in my past, and worked for several years with couples, families, and children. Through that experience, I witnessed a …

The Breaking Point

As some of you already know, I’ve been on a mission this year to simplify my family’s life and rid ourselves of excess. Over the course of the past …

Parents ask Google: “Is my son gifted” and “Is my daughter overweight?”

One of the unintended consequences of the digital era is that it leaves a historically unprecedented pile of evidence of our innermost thoughts and …

How do you raise well-informed kids?

A seasoned political correspondent shares how she has approached the tricky subject of politics and other hard news with her kids, turning them into …

Family Emergency Preparedness: Five tips to be ready

Fires, floods, extreme winter weather, natural disasters – all these scenarios leave most families scrambling to stay safe and secure. Here are five …

The Mommy-Track Myth

Workers with kids are just as productive as those without, according to a new study.<p>The gender-wage gap still exists, but it isn’t as bad as we think it is—the apocryphal 77 cents on the dollar figure doesn’t accommodate the person’s profession or hours worked. When accounting for career choice, …

Love after baby: Stay friends with your spouse

New parents need to learn early the benefits of staying on the same team, and loving one another no matter what happens in the throes of early …

G.I. Joe, the world's first action figure, is turning 50

G.I. Joe is turning 50.<p>The birthday of what's called the world's first action figure is being celebrated this month by collectors and the toy maker that introduced it just before the nation plunged into the quagmire that would become the Vietnam War — a storm it seems to have weathered pretty …

Study: Epidurals may make labor longer than originally thought

Epidurals delaying labor: While a shot to relieve labor pains is known to increase the time it takes for women to deliver babies, a new study says …

Bill Nye and Ken Ham prove theory of coexistence

Bill Nye and Ken Ham debated about the value of the creationist origin model in a modern scientific age, but more important, they proved the theory …

How to give your kids everything but a sense of entitlement

Kids who understand gratitude have better grades and are less likely to get depressed. This was the conclusion of a recent story in the Wall Street Journal that struck a chord with both my husband and me.<p>Both of us hail from immigrant families who arrived to the US in the 1970s. Both of us grew up …

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For All the Dads

We were watching the Olympics the other night, and the commercial thanking moms for all the sacrifices they made came on. Because of dedicated mothers, we have Olympic athletes. But apparently, only because of the moms.<p>Then today, I saw this on my Twitter feed -- "A Love Letter to All the Tired …

Parenting

How to Create a Good Balance between Motherhood and Work Life

More and more these days you find yourself as a working mom consumed with the rigors of your day. Creating a balance of between your busy work …

Winter blahs? Nah.

As winter rages on in some part of the US, a stay-at-home mom of an infant finds ways to keep the walls of her apartment from closing in.<p>I became a …

A primer on modern manliness

The way that society defines "manliness" is changing. The NFL is preparing for its first openly gay player, fathers are taking a bigger role in …

Three house rules to live by

Raising caring, thoughtful children all starts with respect, inside and outside the home. No matter what other rules apply in your household, …

Quirks & Quarks with Bob McDonald

Solar geoengineering, if it works, could offset climate warming by reflecting sunlight back into space. But if we stopped doing it suddenly, the …

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He also had a mustache and was drunk for most of the story because LITERATURE IS AWESOME.

Wait till you hear how it all leads to Firefly

Wait till you hear how it all leads to <i>Firefly</i>.

Top 5 Toys Beyond Goldiblox

Who can resist a toy that promises to empower our girls to move past the princess aisle in the toy store to find not just fun, but science, math, technology (STEM), and engineering skills, with toys that will encourage them to join the male-dominated ranks of the STEM disciplines? Toys are how …