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Mobile Phones Are Taking Over the World

They keep coming closer, but will just fail to make it again this year. The International Telecommunication Union estimated last week that there will …

5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When You Dust

It may feel like a losing battle, but there are a few tricks to keep that dust from coming back so quickly.<p>Dusting is one of my least favorite chores. It's such a thankless, neverending task. Whisk it away one weekend and, before the next weekend rolls around, your furniture is dust-covered once …

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Shoebox inventor’s kit lets your kids build their own iPad gadgets

Steve Jobs famously didn’t let his kids use an iPad, because he wanted them to avoid getting sucked into a netherworld of endless screens, without real-world engagement. It’s a feeling even the most tech-loving of parents likely knows — and it’s the inspiration behind a new project from MIT …

Gear & Gadgets

Kids' Table Ideas at Weddings

If you're inviting children to your wedding, it's a good idea to think of a few ways to keep them entertained at the reception. We love the idea of seating all the kiddos at one table — they'll have a blast playing with the other children and it'll give their parents a much-needed break, too. Here …

Kids

Great Ideas for Study Stations

Kartell Lizz Chair, Orange, Set of 2<p>$700<p>More Colors<p>Juicy Organizer Desk Lamp With Charging Outlet, Clear<p>Shark Study Desk<p>$699<p>Desk Sets That Really Work<p>…

Big Drawing Book for Kids

Introduction: Big Drawing Book for Kids<p>It’s ideal for kids who love to draw. It’s a manual<p>for how kids could draw animals and other stuff. You can …

How to Connect With Your Kids {Happy Handmade}

Are you looking for new ways to <b>connect with your</b> <b>kids</b>? I think we all want to do that <b></b>in a deeper way but sometimes figuring out new ways to do it, is …

The ancient library of Celsus housed up to 15,000 scrolls -- and the tomb of the book-loving Roman official for which it is named. Completed around 135 A.D. in what is now Turkey, it featured carvings describing Celsus's life, as well as specially designed niches to protect manuscripts. (Muratart / Shutterstock)

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13 Facts to Gross Out Your Parents

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For Kids

Every Pixar Movie in 140 Characters or Less

We’ve smushed each Pixar masterpiece (<i>up until 2014, when this article debuted</i>) into something a little more digestible (and yes, even this intro is …

Hawaii gets fewer hurricanes than Caribbean islands do, partly because storms pick up energy from warmer waters, and the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii is cooler than the Caribbean Sea is. But big cyclones do strike the 50th state: In 2014, Iselle was the strongest tropical storm to hit the Big Island since 1958. (Sergiy N. / Shutterstock) To learn more, check out our issue on Hawaii: http://www.kidsdiscover.com/shop/issues/hawaii-for-kids/

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Sean Penn Moves to Adopt Charlize Theron's Son

Is Sean Penn taking a key step toward becoming family with Charlize Theron?<p>Despite reports the actor has filed papers requesting to adopt his actress …

Sean Penn

Anne Hathaway and Julie Taymor Team Up on Off-Broadway Play

Anne Hathaway is returning to the New York stage in what will be a major theatrical event of the spring – starring in a one-woman Off-Broadway play …

Anne Hathaway

A mystery assailant broke King Tut’s beard and then glued it back together? But who?

CAIRO — The blue and gold braided beard on the burial mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun was hastily glued back on with epoxy, damaging the relic …

Archaeology

Did German Companies Aid Syrian Chemical Weapons Program?

Government documents and information from the Assad regime indicate that German companies may have helped Syria produce chemical weapons over the …

Two Ebola Vaccines Are Heading to Trials in Liberia

Pete Muller—Prime for the Washington Post<p>Kieran Kesner—The Wall Street Journal<p>Mohammed Elshamy—Anadolu/Getty Images<p>John Moore—Getty Images<p>Benedicte …

Thousands of Yemenis stage biggest anti-Houthi protest in Sanaa

SANAA (Reuters) - Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets on Saturday in the biggest demonstrations yet against the Houthi group that dominates the country, two days after President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s resignation left the country in political limbo.<p>Houthi gunmen shot and wounded four people …

South Asia

Syria airforce 'kills dozens of civilians near capital'

Syrian government air raids have killed at least 42 people in a rebel-held village near Damascus, activists and a group monitoring the violence have said.<p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, reported a "massacre" against the village of Hamoriyah in eastern Ghouta area on Friday, as at least 42 …

Middle East

Louise Mensch Just Told David Cameron And The Queen To 'F**k Off' Over Saudi King Abdullah

Former Conservative MP Louise Mensch has unleashed an extraordinary tirade on Twitter, instructing both David Cameron and the Queen to “fuck …

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP MPs will vote on English-only matters

First Minister says Nationalists will drop self-denying ordinance not to vote on matters that do not affect constituencies because they are devolved to Scottish Parliament as a new poll predicts her party will win 55 seats.<p>Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of “complete twaddle” and attempting to …

Meet Marsala: How to Wear and Decorate With the Color of the Year

With the new year, comes new trends! This year, the color geniuses at Pantone have officially named the color of the year, Marsala! Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue that Pantone calls a "earthy red wine that embodies the satisfying richness of a fulfilling …

The Stars of Sundance

As actors, directors, industry, and press converge on Park City for Robert Redford’s annual celebration of independent film, Justin Bishop photographs this year’s buzziest talents.

Sundance

Consequence of Sound

Pinterest Goes After The Male Demographic With Debut Of New Search Filters

Pinterest this afternoon announced a change to its site’s search settings, which will now introduce search results that are personalized to your interests, based on whether you’re interested in products for men or for women. This setting is based on the gender you previously selected for your …

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Ukulele

The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival.<p>With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Or maybe even a decade. …

Hothouse Florals

When it’s zero degrees outside and my garden looks like a cemetery, floral-based scents are the next best way to smell the roses. Here, some new favorites.

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