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Parents Stuck Searching for Glue as Kids Go Crazy for 'Slime'

You just can't get glue to stick around right now. Bottles of the gooey white stuff are flying off the shelves as a kids' crafting craze is leading to temporary shortages.<p>They're making "slime." It's a gluey substance, also known as "gak" or "flubber," made from glue, borax, and food coloring. Home …

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H. P. Lovecraft and the Northern Gothic Tongue

By Roger Luckhurst<p>There is a very specific language of Gothic and horror literature that has its roots buried deep in the history of English: <i>doom</i> has …

The Cities That Live Behind Walls

For thousands of years, humans have been defending their cities by building huge walls around them. Over time, the cities often spill over the walls …

Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they also send back striking, totally disarming images of planet Earth.<p>This set of images is all about …

11 Recipes for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Would you ever pass up tacos and margaritas? Neither would we. To help you effortlessly plan your best party yet, we've rounded up ten of our favorite Mexico-inspired drinks and snacks, which should leave you fiesta-ready.<p>Lemon Lime Margaritas by thirschfeld<p>Roberto Santibañez' Classic Guacamole by …

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Study: Many suicidal kids have access to guns at home

Nearly 20% of children and young people at risk for suicide say there's a gun in their home, new research shows. And among these youth, 15% know how to get their hands on both the gun and bullets.<p>Nearly 20% of children and young people at risk for suicide say there's a gun in their home, new …

San Francisco limousine fire kills five including newlywed bride

A limousine taking nine women to a night on the town to celebrate a newlywed bride burst into flames, killing five of the passengers who were trapped …

Parents' Saliva On Pacifiers Could Ward Off Baby's Allergies

That word "microbiome" — describing the collection of bacteria that live in and on our bodies — keeps popping up. This time, researchers say that children whose parents clean their pacifiers by sucking them might be less likely to develop allergic conditions because of how their parents' saliva …