For Your Consideration: The Next Speaker of the House of Representatives Should Be a Tiny Baby

With California Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s fart noise-length campaign for Speaker of the House coming to an end today amid wild rumors and speculation of “misdeeds,” many Hill watchers are wondering who could possibly take his place as frontrunner. Please allow me to suggest: a baby. »10/08/15 2:20pmYesterday 2:20pm

New Video Investigates Flawed Science In 'Nanny Murder Trial' 

In 1997, 19-year-old nanny Louise Woodward was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the death of 8-month-old Matthew Eappen. The case became known as the “Nanny Murder Trial” and ended up introducing much of the U.S. to something called shaken baby syndrome, which is said to have caused Eappen’s death. »9/14/15 3:45pm9/14/15 3:45pm

This Clip of British Babies Chilling With Elephant Babies Is Really Too Much

In a clip from an episode of BBC’s This Wild Life, which follows wildlife expert Saba Douglas-Hamilton and her family’s move to the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya (sort of an IRL The Wild Thornberrys), Saba and her young kids hang out with Sokotei, a recently orphaned baby elephant, at an orphanage in Nairobi. »9/04/15 2:30pm9/04/15 2:30pm

Daycare Employees Who Started a 'Baby Fight Club' Are Headed to Court

The first rule of Baby Fight Club is: You do not put videos of your Baby Fight Club on Snapchat. If you break that [incredibly important] rule of Baby Fight Club, you will probably be fired from your job and charged with “endangering the welfare of a child.” This is, for the most part, what happened to two New Jersey… »9/04/15 1:30pm9/04/15 1:30pm

New Texas Law Will Make it Slightly Easier to Pump Breast Milk at Work

Starting Tuesday, a new Texas law will require that public employees to be given breaks to pump breast milk at work, and that they can’t be fired or disciplined for taking the time to pump. The law benefits public employees like teachers, one of whom told the Texas Observer that she’s had to pump standing up in her… »9/01/15 6:40pm9/01/15 6:40pm

Watch This 5-Year-Old British Lad Learn He's 'Going to Be a New Big Bruvva!'

How do you keep your pregnancy reveal video from being cloying and obnoxious? Hire this little boy to act as your shocked and thrilled son. Or at least hire someone (preferably a child) who can deliver a line like “Are you really having a bay-bay? Is it in your belly now?” with a similarly adorable inflection. »8/27/15 4:50pm8/27/15 4:50pm

This Baby Was the Only Reasonable Person at Donald Trump's Rally

Yesterday Donald Trump and his 20,000 most fervent supporters gathered for a “pep rally” at Ladd-Peebles stadium in Alabama. “You know, now I know how the great Billy Graham felt,” Trump said to crowd. And just like a Graham-style revival, Trump sang to the souls of pilgrims. According to The Guardian, Trump read from… »8/23/15 11:45am8/23/15 11:45am