Nicole G

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The Masked Avengers

How Anonymous incited online vigilantism from Tunisia to Ferguson.

In the mid-nineteen-seventies, when Christopher Doyon was a child in rural Maine, he spent hours chatting with strangers on CB radio. His handle was Big Red, for his hair. Transmitters lined the walls of his bedroom, and he persuaded …


Eco-Adventure - Destination Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago

Chocolate Cheesecake Christmas Trees

I’m jumping up and down excited to welcome back Melina of Sugary & Buttery today with her monthly recipe. Today Melina is sharing these amazing …

Christmas Crafts - How To Make A Snow Globe

Christmas Crafts: How to Make A Snow Globe

This has got to be one of the quickest and easiest of the Christmas Crafts Molly and I have enjoyed doing …

Snow Globe

DIY Christmas Stocking Printable

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, it is… I love Christmas Time and I am so excited that finally December is here. Today I have 12 New Free


10 Car Hacks Every Mom Needs

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Road Trips

Massachusetts drops Common Core test, will develop own student evaluations

Watch Video | Listen to the AudioEditor’s note: This headline has been updated to clarify that Massachusetts is dropping the Parcc Common Core test.


The precious gifts of children’s cards and drawings

Last week, my eight-year old daughter spent a considerable amount of time drawing some lovely, if somewhat abstract, pictures, which she dedicated to me, with love. I received them gratefully and told her how much I admired them. This week, however, I don’t know where they are. In the bin, …


Exploring The Challenges In Raising And Educating Gifted Children

Being the parent of a child who struggles in school can be both challenging and frustrating. But parents of gifted children face their own challenges …


‘Super Science Friends’, An Animated Series About a Super-Powered Team of Some of the World’s Greatest Scientists

Super Science Friends is a clever and stylish animated series by Tinman Creative about a super-powered team of some of the world’s greatest …


Microsoft CEO Thinks Minecraft Can Help Get Girls Into Comp Science

Recent developments in society and the tech industry have started to see a concern over the lack of diversity at the workplace, namely how there seem …


Confessions of an ISIS Spy

He joined the self-proclaimed Islamic State, trained jihadist infantry, and groomed foreign operatives—including a pair of Frenchmen. And now, Abu Khaled says he is ready to talk.

For all the attention paid to ISIS, relatively little is known about its inner workings. But a man claiming to be a

Foreign Policy

Dedicated new mom takes college exam while in labor

Despite a grueling 20 hours of labor, Tommitrise Collins from Macon, Georgia was determined to complete her psychology test on Thursday while she was in labor at the Coliseum Medical Center.

According to local news outlet Fox 5 News, Thursday was the only day that Collins could take the exam, so she …

College & University

19 Things That Look Exactly Like Caillou

Caill-you better watch out.

1. An electrical outlet

2. A cantaloupe

3. A pedestrian walk sign

4. A golf ball

5. A button

6. A bowl of ranch dip

7. A balloon

8. A hard boiled egg

9. The moon

10. An inflatable air dancer

11. A basket of fresh biscuits

12. A hangman stick figure

13. McCain’s Potato Smiles

14. A …

Creative Commons

Brutally Honest: How to keep your teens from texting and driving

(CNN) — Whenever I think about how we can stop teens from texting and driving, I think back to an interview I did with the Dunn family of Roxbury, New Jersey.

Barb Dunn was doing everything right. She talked to her then 16-year-old son Daniel repeatedly about the dangers of texting and driving and …

Text Messaging

YouTube Kids entertains children outside of the US

Some seven months after launching, YouTube Kids is expanding outside of America. Folks living in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom can access the family friendly section of Google's video wing. What's more, Mountain View says that the apps' been downloaded over 10 …


10 Baked Goods We Hadn’t Heard of Before Netflix’s Great British Bake Off

With so many reality cooking competitions and celebrity chefs on television, it might seem like too much of a commitment to add another show to your queue. But what if we told you The Great British Baking Show is the best cooking show you’re not watching? For the uninitiated, The Great British Baking


This Is the Frosting Trick That Will Make Christmas Cookie Decorating Easy

The holidays are here, y’all! ‘Tis the season for sugar, spice, everything nice and… Christmas cookies! Planning on throwing a cookie decorating party? You’ve come to the right place. We’re showing you the easiest way to decorate cookies EVER. Whip up a big batch of our buttercream frosting for …


Gorgeous App Lets Kids Build Their Own Robots

Inspired by Lego, Tinybop's Robot Factory encourages kids to design robots beyond their wildest imaginations.

Kids love robots, from R2-D2 to Optimus Prime. Now there's an app that lets kids build the wildest robots of their imagination from scratch, then send them out into an alien world to …

Coding Class, Then Naptime: Computer Science For The Kindergarten Set

Back when Grant Hosford's older daughter was in first grade, she signed up for an extracurricular class, building robots with a programmable Lego toy called Mindstorms. Hosford, a dot-com entrepreneur, came to visit the class and was startled to see that Naomi, who loves science and math, was both …

How to Make a Doll Visor - Easy Doll Crafts

Moulin Roty Cinema Box with projector and screen enables kids to become filmmakers

The Moulin Roty Cinema Box is an awesome holiday gift idea that allows stories created by your child’s imagination to be brought to life. This unique …


Why You Should Set up Medical ID on Your iPhone

Did you know you can set up a "Medical ID" on your iPhone? It’s built into the iOS Health app and can help in an emergency. Here's how to create a …


Jack Yufe dies at 82; he was raised Jewish, his identical twin as a Nazi

It sounded like a tabloid headline: Identical twins separated after birth. One grew up Jewish, the other a Nazi.

But the story of Jack Yufe and his brother was not just about their stark differences.

After decades and oceans apart, the men came together as adults to learn they dressed alike, walked …

Middle East

What not to say to your children

Simple sayings parents utter to children such as “you naughty girl” could do them more harm than good in the future, new research suggests.

Some …


Cook These 7 Recipes On Sunday, And Feed Yourself All Week

Be better this week.

Here we are with another installment of recipes to cook on Sunday that will help you eat healthy, stress-free, homemade meals all week. We're not suggesting that you cook every single meal you'll eat throughout the week on this one day of rest -- that would be an absolutely …


10 Hot Tech Toys of 2015


20 Awesome DIY Science Projects to Do With Your Kids

Before the advent of the uber-popular show Mythbusters or the push for more STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in schools, …


Saying ‘Sorry’ to Kids Mends Relationships, But Doesn’t Heal Hurt

Neuroscience NewsNovember 13, 2015

Most adults know that a quick apology for a minor transgression, such as bumping into someone, helps maintain


The Man Who Knew Too Much

Angrily, painfully, Jeffrey Wigand emerged from the sealed world of Big Tobacco to confront the nation’s third-largest cigarette company, Brown & Williamson. Hailed as a hero by anti-smoking forces and vilified by the tobacco industry, Wigand is at the center of an epic multi-billion-dollar …

Mike Wallace