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Babies don't have to cost that much

When I became a parent a decade earlier than anticipated, one of my biggest concerns was money. How on earth would I afford to have a baby, I …

Birth Of Memory: Why Kids Forget What Happened Before Age 7

Recently, my nearly-4-year-old niece suffered the kind of childhood accident every parent dreads: she fell off her bike and broke a front tooth high above the gum line. The resulting pain and eventual extraction were a harrowing experience for her parents, but fortunately the little girl emerged …

Parenting

HOW TO: Make organic lactation cookies to help increase your breast milk production

Lactation Cookie IngredientsPreheat oven to 350 degrees.• 1/2 cup organic butter softened<br>• 1 cup organic cane sugar<br>• 2 tbs organic blackstrap molasses<br>• 4 tbs …

NASA Shows 60 Years of Climate Change in 15 Seconds

This winter has been kind of insane in the U.S., with a polar vortex one week and snow storms in the South the next, which has some climate …

Baking With Splenda Releases Carcinogenic Chemicals Into Your Food

There’s clearly something <i>unnatural</i> about artificial sweeteners – and new research shows that the ever-popular Splenda sweetener could release toxic …

Diabetes

Gorgeous tiny car from the ‘50s is what all cars should look like in the future

In the 1950s, a German inventor named Carl Jurisch built this car from a motorcycle sidecar. It’s called the Motoplan, seats just one person, and …

Auctions

7 Reasons Most People Are Afraid of Love

Around this time last year, Virgin Mobile USA proclaimed February 13 to be "National Breakup Day." They did so after conducting a survey in which 59 percent of people said that if they were looking to end their relationship, they would hypothetically do so before Valentine's Day to save money. The …

What Is Cosmic Consciousness? The Quest for Hidden Reality

Is there such a thing as higher consciousness? For a tiny fraction of the population who believe they have experienced God directly, this is a spiritual question with a definite answer. But for most people the question is hypothetical. Every spiritual tradition has asserted that there is a hidden …

Piracy Warning: NBC Will Attempt Live 'Peter Pan' Musical

<i>Editor's Note: From a Peter Pan Musical to the intersection of Hollywood and government, here's your Monday roundup.</i><p>Consider NBC's live "The Sound of …

Harvey Weinstein vows to stop making films that glorify gun violence

The Oscar-winning superproducer Harvey Weinstein has vowed to turn away from making films that unnecessarily glorify gun violence in light of the ongoing US debate on the issue.<p>Weinstein said he agreed with certain rightwing critics, who have accused him of attacking the pro-gun lobby while …

Mark Ruffalo Wants an Eco-Friendly HULK Movie

Golden Globes 2014: E! forced to apologise over tasteless 'fun fact'

The E! network has been forced to apologise for the tasteless "fun fact" it posted during its live online coverage of the Golden Globes.<p>During the live streaming of the red carpet ceremony the broadcaster chose to include captions including one about Michael J Fox that caused outrage: "Fun Fact: …

Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David's Mystery Project Revealed – /Film

<b>Jerry Seinfeld</b>‘s thoughts on <i>Man of Steel</i> might have been the most popular quote from the comedian’s recent Reddit AMA, but the biggest news was the …

Comedy

Amazing Hayao Miyazaki Tribute Sequence from THE SIMPSONS

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14 Reasons We All Need Nearby Nature in 2014

Everyone deserves access to the outdoors. Unfortunately, many of our communities do not have nearby nature or safe places to explore and enjoy the natural world close to where we live, learn, work, worship and play. Only one in five kids can safely walk to a park or a playground, and access is even …

Why your family should quit using paper towels immediately

Paper towels create a major drain on the environment. Hopefully this isn’t news to you, but paper towels do actually come from trees. Now of course, …

Melt Method: Moves That Blast Cellulite

Exercise 1 Back Thigh Shear<p>With your upper body on the ground, move the roller under your upper thighs (just below where your butt meets your thighs) and extend your legs <b>(A)</b>. Slowly drag your legs together <b>(B)</b> and apart (like you’re making a snow angel or doing jumping jacks) to “Shear” the backs of …

Are Women Not Wired for Casual Sex?

The creator of a popular dating app says women don’t have hookups, because science<p>You've probably heard it more times than you can count: Women just aren't primed for casual sex. But is that really true? Justin Mateen, creator of the popular dating app Tinder, seems to think so. When asked if his …

Relationships

Guy Dressed as Gandalf Stops a Train

Giant Birdsnest Bed is Fun for Kids and Big Enough for a Co-Sleeping Family

Kids everywhere will love this enormous birdsnest-inspired bed, a playful design where children can curl and up and drift off into dreamland! …

Photosynthesis Bike Purifies the Air as You Ride

Biking to work is about to get a whole lot greener. Not only are bicycles better for the Earth than driving and a great way to keep in shape — but a …

Trailer for Japan's Live-Action KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE

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Bring Batman To Life With Lego Cuusoo Wayne Manor – /Film

<b>Lego Cuusoo</b> is a site where fans can create and show off any <b>Lego</b> project they can come up with. If 10,000 people like it a design, Lego will consider …

Lego

Here’s The Trailer For ‘The Hungover Games’… I’m Sorry

We’ve already brought you the trailer for the latest Aaron Seltzer/Jason Friedberg affront to parody, <i>The Starving Games</i>, but it’s not a real genre-spoofer unless there’s another film exactly like it coming out at the same time. <i>Scary Movie V</i> had <i>A Haunted House</i>, and thus, <i>The Hungover Games</i> is brought …

GHOSTBUSTERS Venkman Costume Jacket

LIFE OF PI Writer to Adapt 4th CHRONICLES OF NARNIA Film

Steve Carell's ANCHORMAN Audition Tape

Girl power has caught fire at the box office

On a Friday a few weeks ago, the "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire's" first full day in theaters, I made my way into the real world — or at least as real as Rick Caruso's Americana at Brand gets — to see what the pre-"Games" party looked like, then take in the show.<p>Teenage girls were everywhere. …

Movies