Phong Vu

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20 Things I Learned in My First Year as a Mom

Now that my baby is a toddler, I'm in a new phase of motherhood. Gone are the days of waking up every three hours at night, stealth breastfeeding in public and needing the nursery to look <i>Pinteresting</i>. In retrospect, keeping a journal about the first year of my life as a mother was one of the best …

Parenting

Single Dad Carries His Son With Disabilities 9 Miles Every Day So That He Can Go To School

Let’s all agree to extend an early Happy Father’s Day to this Chinese dad who will do just about anything to give his son with disabilities every opportunity in the world.<p>Yu Xukang, 40, a single dad from the Sichuan Province in China, walks 9 miles every day with his son, Xiao Qiang, strapped to …

The Best Baked Beans Ever

Whoa, Nelly. I never knew baked beans could be this good. I never knew baked beans could be improved upon; I never knew baked beans could be such a …

A Convincing Theory About Human Evolution

No ape had done that before.<p>It was an important milestone in the story of human evolution.<p>The ancestor in question, Homo erectus, could use simple tools and hunt. His diet was more meat-based than plant-based. Meat has more calories than food derived from plants. Humans had transformed themselves …

Prehistory

Gulls Turn Cannibal on Sundays

<i>Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Ah, Sunday. The day of rest. A day for sleeping in, having a big brunch and watching bad action movies on basic cable. A day for …

Birds

A Promiscuous Brown Bear May Be Castrated For Threatening His Clan's Survival

While most brown bears quit the mating game at age 19, one 26-year-old male named Pyros is still going strong.<p>Scientists worry that Pyros' sexual dominance is threatening the survival of his colony by limiting genetic diversity. Environmental officials said the bear may need to be sterilized or …

Wildlife