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The Internet is Not Child's Play

Jason Reed
Jason Reed

Are we letting kids online too early? Teaching them the technology isn't the same as exposing them to the distractions of the world wide web.
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Watch Elton John perform "Your Song" over the course of 43 years. He keeps changing, but the song stays simply beautiful.
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The 16 Most Depressing Kids’ Movies. Still, they stick with us because they made us react emotionally.
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Most men still pay for dates, but they wish women would help out. At the same time, they feel asking for her to chip in is risky.
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How can you improve on the simple pizza box? By making it work for your lifestyle, like this one.
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When you own a sinkhole remediation service in Florida, you're never out of work. And the state has about 70 such firms.
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It's not that hard to imagine Shel Silverstein's book The Giving Tree as a horror story. But this parody trailer takes a different direction from the original. NSFW language.
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The happy ending in the Beast Jesus fresco fiasco. Cecilia Gimenez's awful restoration effort has brought celebrity and tourist dollars to Borja, Spain.
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A Bovine Gift from the Heart. How an African village came together to help the U.S. get through the tragedy of 9/11.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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