My Little Pony

13 Gifts Anyone With a Childhood Horse Obsession Will Appreciate

Everyone had that one thing they couldn’t get enough of as a kid — dinosaurs, <i>Star Wars</i> figurines, Pogs — but one thing that a lot of little girls had in common was a keen obsession with horses. With <i>My Little Pony</i> and <i>Flicka</i> being so popular back in the day, who can blame us? And we all know that …

Coloring Book

Child in heartbreaking photo dies of aggressive brain cancer

PENSACOLA, Fla. — A 5-year-old whose photo with her grandfather touched the hearts of people all over the world has died of an aggressive form of brain cancer.<p>Braylynn Lawhon of Gulf Breeze, Fla., was diagnosed Dec. 6 with a diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma tumor shortly before her fifth birthday. …

Lou Gehrig

In 'Down & Across' By Arvin Ahmadi, An Iranian-American Teen Tries To Figure Out WTF "Grit" Means — EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT

If you're looking for more diverse YA releases, 2018 is shaping up to be your year. From fantasy worlds filled with old magic and Civil War era …

Unwrapping Amazon's Holiday Sales

We go over the most important numbers we know so far, and what they mean for Amazon, iRobot, Roku, and Mattel.<p><b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) had a pretty happy …

Investing

Cardcaptor Sakura Is Back Just When We Need Her Most

Now that the glitter of the new year has well and truly settled, we can all look back on 2017 and, with a slow shake of the head, mutter to …

Anime

Owl City bassist Rob Morgan has a few questions for you

Morgan is pumped. His podcast, <i>Rob Morgan Is a Curious Person</i>, is ramping up again after a brief holiday break. The show’s parameters are loose; he …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Atlanta Hawks' John Collins on his military childhood, NBA adjustment, Atlanta culture, rookie duties and more

After 10 straight seasons of making the playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks have entered a rebuilding phase this year. With eight players who are 24 years …

NBA

15 Star Trek Actors Whose Careers Flopped After Their Shows Ended

It’s a common enough occurrence that it’s known as a career killer: too many <b>Star Trek</b> stars have come and gone, leaving little to no trace of their …

Star Trek

Brussels recreates rape survivors’ outfits to tackle victim blaming

An exhibition in Brussels has recreated outfits worn by people on the day they were raped in a bid to end the myth that choices of clothing can incite sexual attacks.<p>Among the 18 outfits featured in the Molenbeek district exhibition are a child’s red dress, a police uniform and a man’s jeans and …

Museum Shows Everyday Clothes Sexual Assault Survivors Wore When Assaulted

On the heels of the Time's Up Now and #MeToo movements, a museum in Brussels, Belgium, is combatting the myth that a woman's clothing incites or …

Feminism

T-Mobile to Offer $4 Tickets to 20th Century Fox Movies Including ‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure,’ ‘Deadpool 2’

T-Mobile is going back to the movies with 20th Century Fox.<p>The wireless carrier reached an exclusive deal with 20th Century Fox to offer $4 movie …

Movies

Redbox's Top 10 DVD rentals

The top 10 DVD rentals at Redbox kiosks for the week of Jan. 8:<p>1. The Foreigner – Universal<p>2. American Made – Universal<p>3. Home Again – Universal<p>4. …

Entertainment

The 100 Biggest, Most Important Pop Culture Moments of the Last 10 Years: #81-100

If you’re a nerd, the last 10 years have been astonishing. Over the last decade, nerds have conquered pop culture. Superheroes dominate theaters and …

Comics

Controversial exhibition of rape survivors' clothes hopes to end victim blaming

A harrowing exhibition in the Molenbeek district of Brussels has recreated the outfits rape survivors were wearing when they were attacked, in a bid to challenge one of the most 'pervasive rape culture myths'.<p>Among the 18 outfits featured in the exhibition is a tiny My Little Pony t-shirt that …

Exhibition Shows Clothes Worn By Rape Victims To Prove It Does NOT Matter What She Was Wearing

When a woman decides to report rape, instead of punishing the perpetrator, people still question the victim. And amongst a myriad of questions, "What …

Readers on sibling bullying: My tormentor was there every day . . . waiting

Parenting

Exhibit of rape victims’ clothes shows clothing choice isn’t to blame for sexual assault

Image: Facebook/@CentreCommunautaireMaritime<p>Long polos, dresses, pajamas, a My Little Pony shirt, and a police uniform hang in a community center in …

Philippines

Creating Relevant Programs with Tween Interests

On Tuesdays, I get to spend time with my regular teens. As I walked over to the teen department, I stumbled into an interesting discussion. In the …

Kids

I’m Addicted To My Phone, And It’s Impacting My Family

To say that I’m addicted to my phone is an understatement.<p>In addition to my full-time job which has programing that runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., I …

Parenting

New Movies On Demand: ‘Jigsaw,’ ‘It,’ ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ And More

We are firmly into 2018 and winter is wreaking havoc all across the country. It’s cold outside, so why not stay warm by staying indoors and streaming …

Entertainment

OH KIERNAN. EVEN MORE WHY.

You're off the hook, Saoirse! Sort of.

Yara Shahidi

MY LITTLE PONY: BEYOND EQUESTRIA: PINKIE PIE STEPS UP by G. M. Berrow Read by Tracey Petrillo by HachetteAudio - Listen to music

Walmart reveals the best-selling items sold online in every state

While shopping for everyday essentials at superstores is a mainstay across the country, the items people are most likely to buy really does vary, depending on where you live.<p>Walmart recently analyzed orders placed online at Walmart.com in 2017 and came up with its list of the bestselling items from …

Shopping

This Exhibition Displaying Clothing Worn By Rape Victims Makes An Important Point

News<p>© Martime Community Centre<p>Let's be clear: rape is never the victim's fault<p>An exhibition has opened in Brussels that displays the kind of clothing …

Feminism

Superman soars: why cosplay conventions have become big business

I’m at the London Super Comic Convention — a three-day festival of geekdom. Clutching my selfie stick, and wearing a run-of-the-mill orange polo …

Cosplay

Know How: How to Get the Best from Your Artist

<b>By David Seidman</b><p>Writers and artists are born enemies. “That stupid artist didn’t draw what I wrote!” echoes down the halls of comics history.<p>But it …

Comics

15 Super Fresh Captain Planet Memes

<i>Captain Planet and the Planeteers</i> was an animated series that ran for six seasons between 1990 and 1996. The concept behind the series was that Gaia, …

Don Cheadle

Theater openings Jan. 12-18

<b>Saturday</b><p><b>“Cal in Camo”:</b> A new mom struggles with her growing family in Rivendell’s latest. <i>Through Feb. 17 at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Ave.; 773-334-7728 and www.rivendelltheatre.org</i><p><b>Sunday</b><p><b>“Five Mile Lake”:</b> Shattered Globe Theatre stages a drama about a group of almost-30-somethings …

The Theatre

The persistent myth that revealing clothing leads to rape

A pair of pajamas.<p>Track pants.<p>A child’s T-shirt.<p>The clothes, which were reportedly being worn by rape victims at the moment they were attacked, are part of a chilling exhibition in Brussels intended to dispel the “stubborn myth” that clothing can be used as justification for sexual violence, …

World News

Kim Kardashian Jokes About North’s Hide & Seek Skills — Reveals Her Not-So-Secret Hiding Spot

Playing hide & go seek, North West made a total rookie mistake — and it’s pretty hilarious! Kim Kardashian even shared a pic of it, sarcastically …

Kanye West