In today's highly sexualized environment – where 5-year-olds wear padded bras – some see the toddlers-and-tiaras Disney princess craze leading to the pre-teen pursuit of "hot" looks. Do little girls become little women too soon?
When self-expression gives way to self-doubt, a little support can help.
Avatar theme park: Attractions, based on the James Cameron movie, will be constructed at Disney amusement parks. The first of the Avatar theme park attractions, announced on Tuesday, could be ready by 2016.
A timeline of events that shaped a new American institution.
This fall is crowded with new releases from literary heavyweights from Tom Perrotta and Jeffrey Eugenides to Joan Didion and Haruki Marukami. But it also offers two new names worth searching out: Erin Morgenstern and Chad Harbach, both of whose debut novels offer readers a chance to dive into fully realized worlds. In one, it’s a 19th-century traveling circus that’s open only at night; in the other, it’s a Midwestern baseball field. Both novels feature protagonists who are the very best at what they do. (Morgenstern and Harbach are no slouches, either.)
Apple under Steve Jobs launched iconic toys and tools and software, so successful in form and function that competitors stood in awe and customers lined up overnight for the latest gadget.
Iran has embraced a Russian proposal to restart nuclear negotiations with the international community, but President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's political rivals may try to block the talks.
Fifty years to the day after the Berlin Wall was built overnight by East German officials, little of it remains. Some argue in favor of restoring portions of the hated structure as a memorial.
Michael Bauer, a food critic, keeps San Francisco chefs on their toes.