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This Mom's Invention Does More Than Help Kids With Disabilities Walk. It Lets Their Spirits Soar.

A mother who invented a device to help her child walk is sharing her innovation on a grand scale -- by putting her creation on the market.<p>The Firefly Upsee will be available for sale on April 7, a service rep for the manufacturer, Leckey, told The Huffington Post Tuesday.<p>Debby Elnatan said the …

Photographs of Sunsets as Reflected through Shattered Mirrors by Bing Wright | Colossal

<p><i>Broken Mirror/Evening Sky</i> is a series of images by New York photographer Bing Wright who captured the reflections of sunsets on shattered mirrors. …

Cheesy Onion, Bacon, and New Potato Gratin Recipe

An easy potato and onion casserole with chunks of bacon and melted Comté cheese under a golden brown crust.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley leaves1/2 cup fine bread crumbs1 medium clove minced garlic (about 1 teaspoon)Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Spicy Beer Braised Lime Chicken Enchiladas

Spicy Beer Braised Lime Chicken Enchiladas.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 19, 2013 106<p>I know I know. I just talked about enchiladas five minutes ago.<p>And now I …

4 Healthy Lunches for People Who Hate Salad

Since he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, celebrity chef (and Oprah pal) Art Smith has lightened up his midday meals. Here, some of his favorite …

Olympic swimmer tells Craigflower students about ‘physical literacy’

Students at Craigflower Elementary School heard about “physical literacy” on Monday from an expert source — two-time Olympic swimmer Ryan …

The 7 Deadly Sins of Portrait Photography

Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn't to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn …

5 Uncommon Snow Photography Tips That Can Transform Your Winter Scenes

The 25 Funniest AutoCorrects Of 2013

BRB, tossing my iPhone into a large, empty crevasse.

Taco Bell

7 reasons why, exactly, you should travel

Let’s face it: Traveling takes planning, is expensive, and, depending on where you’re going and who you’re going with, can be a little …

Dialects

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Android Phones

Why Dengue and Yellow Fever could be coming to a city near you

Estimated Population at Risk for Dengue Fever in 1990 (A) and 2085 (B) Based on Climate Data from 1961 to 1990<a …

Disability Awareness: 10 Things Parents Should Teach Their Kids About Disabilities

By Tiffiny Carlson, THE MOBILITY RESOURCE<p>Parents are all over the board when it comes to how they teach their kids about disabilities. Some scold their kids when they ask what’s wrong when a person with a disability passes by, and other parents are totally cool with letting their kids run around …

Kids' Attitudes Toward Disabled People Improve With Contact

Children's attitudes toward people with disabilities improve when kids have more contact with them, according to a new study.<p>Greater exposure to …

Autism

The biggest problem for parents of a child with special needs? Other people

Joanna Moorhead meets mothers who have inspired a new Mumsnet campaign to change people's attitudes towards children with disabilities<p>Jane McCready is used to her 10-year-old son being gawped at "as if he were a circus freak" but she will never be reconciled to it. "Children are one thing, they …

On beauty, struggle, and feeling small in South America

Traveling overland is a humbling experience. Humanity creates infrastructures that makes us feel like we fit, like we’re of equal importance to the …

South America

How to piss off a Colombian

There’s a difference between “<i>Colombia</i>” and “Columbia.” I did not live inside of a brand-name sports jacket, I lived in South America. It is an …

Venezuela

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …