Your Afternoon Cry: The Latest 'Child Hears for the First Time' Video

Search "cochlear implant" on YouTube and the first result that fills in is "hearing for the first time." You'll get 54,000 results for that phrase, with a variety of videos of children, teens and adults sitting in a doctors office, listening to their loved one talk, with shocked expressions on their faces. The latest… » 6/21/13 4:20pm 6/21/13 4:20pm

Four Healthy Habits You'll Kick Yourself for Ignoring Now

We all know our health is important, but we often neglect some of the little stuff that comes back to bite us later. Here are four of the simplest and cheapest things you can do now to make your future self happier and healthier. » 5/30/13 10:02pm 5/30/13 10:02pm

Could Viagra Cause Hearing Loss?

A new study suggests that Viagra could increase the risk of hearing loss, potentially creating a dilemma for men with erectile dysfunction. As if they didn't have enough to deal with. » 5/19/11 11:30am 5/19/11 11:30am

Politician In Trouble For "Sex Poll" • NY To Ban Shackling Pregnant…

• A councilor from the UKIP is under investigation over a "sex poll" he posed on a message board about American murder suspect Amanda "Foxy Knoxy" Knox. He launched an online poll with the question "Amanda Knox? Would you...?" » 8/25/09 5:20pm 8/25/09 5:20pm

It Was 28 Years Ago Today • Girl Goes Deaf After Sloppy Smooch

• John Lennon was murdered 28 years ago on this day and Yoko Ono has released one of the pictures of Lennon shortly before he died to Boing Boing. • A new study suggests that domestic dogs can experience a simple form of envy. • A Florida man who plays the part of a Santa for pets has been peed and pooped on by… » 12/08/08 5:20pm 12/08/08 5:20pm