The anti-vaccine movement has met its newest foe, and it is a 12-year-old boy who loves lizards. Several anti-vax organizations have been pooling their collective intellectual powers for weeks to try to debunk, discredit, or “unmask” Marco Arturo, a budding scientist who made a viral Facebook video about vaccines.…
There’s an idea that parallel universes exist simultaneously, and every possible outcome of every event in history is happening within them. If this is right, then somewhere in time and space, Dez Bryant made that catch, baby Donald Trump died of SIDS, 9/11 wasn’t an inside job and Rougned Odor still punched the shit…
The fighter in white was not prepared for this match, and got two feet delivered to her face.
For a limited time, Amazon’s taking a whopping 30% off select Pampers diapers, plus an additional 20% off for Prime members when you use Subscribe & Save. Just click the variety you want, clip the 30% coupon on the page, and you’ll see the discount reflected at checkout. Even if you don’t have any kids of your own,…
“Wife and I watch a few episodes of Catastrophe,” a recent subject of New York magazine’s endlessly addictive Sex Diaries series wrote last week. “‘So us!’ we say, like every other overworked, undersexed Amazon subscriber of the land,” he continued.
Most people want the best for their kids, but this, I don’t know.
Whenever I see a kid pop up in a film or TV show I’m watching, I’m usually like, “Whoa, kid, get off my screen.” Because most children are terrible actors. They don’t understand the craft.
In the tech industry, paid leave is becoming a sought-after benefit for employees, and for employers like Spotify, Twitter, Etsy, Netflix, it’s become an explicit priority. But, as Rebecca Greenfield writes at Bloomberg, these policies are made feasible partly because the tech workforce is still mostly male.
In Knoxville, Tennessee, a woman has safely given birth to twins—five weeks apart. This process, which rarely happens, is called an interval delivery.
I, and every new parent I know, am terrified of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, better known as SIDS. It’s the leading cause of death for babies between one month and one year old, killing 2,500 per year peacefully in their sleep. And so we check constantly to see if our babies are still breathing.
On May 1, Twitter will start offering both male and female employees 20 weeks paid parental leave. As with Etsy, Netflix and Facebook, the company seems to have realized that people who feel like their home life is in balance tend to do better at work.
Whole Foods has reportedly signed up to sell 11-year-old Shark Tank favorite Mikaila Ulmer’s BeeSweet Lemonade. Are you ready to support this talented lady?
It’s Friday. All I ask of the internet is that it not dent my self-esteem with yet another video of a baby or small child doing something fantastic and admirable. This 3-year-old gymnast doesn’t care about my feelings.
It happened every time we stopped for gas. Someone would approach, usually someone kind of old. “Great van,” they’d say. “What is it… an ‘80, ‘81?”
In Portland, two wealthy people are battling over something exceedingly strange—the right of a mother to be listed as a genetic parent to an infant son they created through IVF and welcomed through a surrogate.
I cannot recall ever watching a single episode of 7th Heaven in its entirety, although the show ran for 11 seasons. What do I know about Jessica Biel?
For a few dollars, you too can be like recent Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio; at least, that’s the sales pitch one Girl Scout troop in New York led with, and if we’re honest, don’t we all want to live like Leo in his free time?
There’s a new thing in birth planning called vaginal seeding, which refers to the apparently trendy practice of rubbing your newborn in your vaginal juices after they’re born to make sure they absorb your je ne sais quoi. Are you into this practice, which sounds more like a vintage Dan Savage sex advice column…
Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport has introduced nursing rooms, which is great news for the many families who are well-acquainted with the experience of getting trapped there!
People joke that parenthood should come via license, like driving, and that you shouldn’t be allowed to have children unless you pass a test. Lisa Miller’s New York magazine story about one mother in Massachusetts makes that idea—and the parental and disability rights controversies that accompany it—real.