Explaining complex science terms to kids can be tough. The 'What is Color' challenge, led by actor and science-enthusiast Alan Alda, pressed scientists to attempted to explain the concept of color in simple terms. The winner was announced at the World Science Festival.
After a pair of girls in Wisconsin were arrested for allegedly stabbing a friend repeatedly, news reports pointed to the 'Slenderman' myth as the impetus for their actions. Parents can un-mask the mythical online character by facing any fears together.
One family goes for more than a week without their daily newspaper. In that time, they re-kindle their love for print, as they come to miss everything from news headlines to the extensive household uses for an already-read newspaper.
One educator works with both adults who won't collaborate, and kids who cherish teamwork. As she watches the kids thrive on working on class projects in teams, she realizes that collaboration is a skill that needs to be taught and practiced.
Wil Wheaton's new SyFy channel show 'The Wil Wheaton Project' has already amassed many viewers who adopt the labels of 'geek' and 'nerd' with pride. His pop culture convergence could represent another counter-culture triumph, if fans tune in via mainstream channels.
LeVar Burton, actor, and host of the kids television show 'Reading Rainbow' has launched a Kickstarter campaign to revive the series for today's kids. Judging by the campaign's first day of success, parents seem to be excited for its return.
Maya Angelou, poet and novelist, died Wednesday at the age of 86. Kids still read her work today as their parents did decades ago, and the same wisdom still holds as true as when she first wrote the words.
Pets are often the trickiest members of the family to capture in a photo. Pet photography is a growing business, and the pros are pulling out more than a toy or treat to capture the best side of animals.