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Infants Have Something They Want to Say [Video]

Infants Have Something They Want to Say [Video]

Latest research suggest that infants as young as seven months old have something they just cannot wait to say. A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences indicates that babies begin practicing words they hear spoken as early as seven months. Although it is known that babies usually do not […]

Central America Children Recruited by Gangs: Source Revealed

Central America Children Recruited by Gangs: Source Revealed

At as young as four years old, children in Central America are recruited into gangs, the source of which has recently been revealed to the public. Gang violence is one of the reasons that these children escape to the U.S. This happens in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. The newly uncovered origin of these gangs […]

Safety a Priority When Headed Back to School

Safety a Priority When Headed Back to School

Last year more than 50 million students entered public elementary and secondary schools in American. These are record numbers for the U.S. as the population grows and becomes more educated. In general, safety has become a major issue in the United States. A top priority for teachers, administrators and parents is not just how to […]

Hot Car Claims Another Life After Dad Forgets to Drop off Child

Hot Car Claims Another Life After Dad Forgets to Drop off Child

Another child’s life was lost to hot car death this week, when a 15-month-old Connecticut boy was left in the car for “an extended period of time” when his dad forgot to drop him off at daycare and went to work. Last year 44 U.S. children died of heat stroke in cars, and 16 cases have been […]

Guatemala Kids Fleeing Violence Cross Alone to the US

Guatemala Kids Fleeing Violence Cross Alone to the US

Kids, some 9 and 10 years old, and younger, are fleeing violent situations in Guatemala, crossing into the U.S. alone or with child smugglers, who promise to assist them, but usually abandon them at the border. One of the poorest countries in Latin America, Guatemala has a gross domestic product (GDP) of under $2,000 per […]

Recycling for the Environment and Your Own Pocket [Video]

Recycling for the Environment and Your Own Pocket [Video]

As garbage both fills and overflows the landfills of this world, recycling can still make a difference both to the environment and also for your own pocket. Instead of our garbage ending up in piles of plastic, glass, left-over food etc., blighting our landscapes and ever-growing, it is necessary to start thinking “recycling” and yes, […]

The Worst and Most Common Father’s Day Gifts

The Worst and Most Common Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is almost here, and as important as it is to know what  a good item is to give to a father, it might be equally as important to know what are the worst and most common father’s day gifts: from a poll of the recipients of these unfavorable presents. The most hated gifts given […]

Stay-at-Home Dads on the Rise and Facing Many Challenges

Stay-at-Home Dads on the Rise and Facing Many Challenges

In the past two decades, the number of stay-at-home dads has almost doubled. According to a study from Pew Research Center, almost two million fathers are staying at home, up from the 1.1 million in 1989, and nearly half of those stay-at-home dads are below the poverty line. A senior researcher for Pew, Gretchen Livingston, suggests that the biggest […]

Autism: A 70 Year History of Treatment

Autism: A 70 Year History of Treatment

Last year marked the 70th anniversary of autism as a disorder and the spectrum of treatment throughout its history is almost as diverse as autistic individuals themselves. In 1943, Leo Kanner was the first psychiatrist to coin the term autism in his reports, labeling it “Early Infantile Autism” based on the typical onset age of […]

LEGO Will Create Female Scientists

LEGO Will Create Female Scientists

Critics of LEGO have long battled against the gender separated toys which allow boys to develop creativity and imagination, while at the same time allowing girls to build catwalks and fashion salons out of the popular brick toy. Following several complaints, LEGO announced that they will now be adopting the Research Institute set as their […]

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