With hurricane season gathering steam, families may want to take a few steps to prep their homes before local meteorologists sound the alarm. While residents can stock up on bottled water and batteries in the hours and days before a storm is expected to hit, some preparations require more time – and investment. Here are five tips for storm-proofing your home.
'Blackfish,' a documentary film about orcas in captivity, raises concerns about the treatment of animals in wildlife parks. While conditions, financial models, and effectiveness vary from zoo to theme park to circus, here are five reasons to keep bringing the kids.
Bitstrips app lets users generate – and star in – their own comic strips. One mom found that the program helped her 9-year-old son get excited about writing.
A Catholic High School outside Chicago is randomly testing students for evidence of drug or alcohol use. Is a reduction in substance abuse worth the big brother atmosphere?
A viral video of a preschool girl improvising her way through a choreographed tap dance recital highlights the often understated value of sitting back and letting kids just be kids.
Prince George's christening ceremony today has the Archbishop of Canterbury hoping – as with other royally inspired social trends – it will revive the baptism tradition.
Google Chrome's 'Supervised Users' option could offer parents a more efficient way of monitoring children's viewing habits, eliminating the need for third-party parental control software.
Ringo Starr wants to know the identity of six teen fans captured in a snapshot he took nearly 50 years ago, giving hope to teens everywhere that their idol may one day look for them.
When was the first parachute jump? Today's Google Doodle highlights André-Jacques Garnerin's first daring leap from a balloon, that has continued to inspire toys, amusement park rides, science experiments, and imaginations for centuries.
Google's Quantum A.I. Lab Team introduces kids to quantum mechanics and computing through a new add-on to the wildly popular video game Minecraft which allows users to build entire worlds out of digital building blocks.
The Orionid meteor shower peaked last night, but the brightness of the full moon stole the show for many Earth-bound gazers. However, families hoping to glimpse the heavens need not wait for an astronomical event.