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As School Draws Near, Netflix Starts Marketing To Kids As School Draws Near, Netflix Starts Marketing To Kids

While most of the attention Netflix has been getting lately is related to its original shows like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, which are very adult-themed, the company has been placing a great deal of emphasis …

Are Search Engines Doing Enough To Deter Child Abuse? Are Search Engines Doing Enough To Deter Child Abuse?
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Are search engines like Google and Bing doing enough to combat child exploitation and those seeking out images of it? That’s a question that’s on a lot of people’s minds this week as Microsoft has said that it will include …

Medical Marijuana for Children: Is Pediatric Pot Worth It?
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The legalization of marijuana, even for medicinal purposes, is one of those political issues that everyone seems to have inordinately strong opinions about. Well, good news, debate fans, now it’s for kids. Doctors are at odds as to whether prescribing …

These Smart Diapers Are Smarter Than You Think These Smart Diapers Are Smarter Than You Think

Pixie Scientific has developed Smart Diapers (that’s their actual name) that can send information to parents’ smartphones. And no, it’s not to let you know when the baby has peed or pooped. The smartness actually comes in the form of …

Facebook Threats to Kill Schoolchildren Land Self-Described Troll in Jail Facebook Threats to Kill Schoolchildren Land Self-Described Troll in Jail
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Less than three months after admitting to making threats to shoot over 200 schoolchildren, a 24-year-old British man has been sentenced to 28 months in jail. Back in April, Reece Elliot admitting to making the following comments on Facebook. They …

FTC’s Stricter Rules on Collecting Kid’s Data Are Now in Effect FTC’s Stricter Rules on Collecting Kid’s Data Are Now in Effect
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Today, the Federal Trade Commission’s updated Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act rules officially go into effect. The modifications, first announced last year, attempt to keep the safeguards on the collection of young children’s information current with expanding technology. The new …

Guy Plays Dubstep on a My First Sony [VIDEO]
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Just give this guy some speakers, a decent light show, and a few thousand sweaty twenty-somethings and you’ve got yourself one hell of a concert. I wish I could’ve been this good at playing my toys back in the 80s. …

‘Khaleesi’ Is Now a Trending Baby Name

Khaleesi is a Dothraki word meaning the wife of the khal in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series (better known to some as HBO’s Game of Thrones). It’s also a baby name that’s rising in popularity …

Snapchat Launches Kid-Friendly Version That Doesn’t Allow the Sending of Messages Snapchat Launches Kid-Friendly Version That Doesn’t Allow the Sending of Messages
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Ephemeral messaging app Snapchat is unveiling a new version of its service designed for all the youngsters out there – those under the age of 13. It’s called “SnapKidz,” and it comes along with a new iOS update. Basically, it …

Netflix DreamWorks Announcement Accompanied By ‘Netflix Families’ Launch Netflix DreamWorks Announcement Accompanied By ‘Netflix Families’ Launch

As reported on Monday, Netflix has inked a huge new deal with DreamWorks in the online video provider’s largest-ever push for original content. “DreamWorks Animation is a valued partner in our global efforts to provide families the most engaging stories …

Netflix Inks DreamWorks Deal, Its Largest Ever Push for Original Content Netflix Inks DreamWorks Deal, Its Largest Ever Push for Original Content

Last month, Netflix Content Chief Ted Sarandos said that the company could possibly double its content output next year. With the success of House of Cards, Hemlock Grove, and Arrested Development – why wouldn’t Netflix want to bump up the …

Robert Downey Jr. Is Even Sadder Than This Kid
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Robert Downey Jr. took time out of his shooting schedule recently to say hi to a toddler who’s a big fan of Iron Man, but when the little boy realized he wasn’t going to meet the guy who wears the …

Kids Steal Wheelchair, Get Arrested After Pics of Joyride Hit Facebook

Two 14-year-old New York boys have been arrested and charged with third-degree burglary and third-degree grand larceny after stealing an electric wheelchair and posting photos on Facebook. According to police, the kids took the wheelchair from a house that’s undergoing …

Awesome Beatles-Singing Kid Is Destined for Greatness

What is cuter than an adorable little kid belting out a classic Beatles song? Well, puppies. And most kitties. But this is like the third cutest thing you could hope for on a Monday morning. I see big things in …

Teacher Fakes Illness for a Year, Claims She’s Dying to Avoid Work
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Many working adults know that playing hooky isn’t just reserved for kids, but the lies one Polk County, Florida teacher made up to skip out on work are just plain shocking. According to school district officials Ashley Barker, a first-grade …

5-Year-Old Read 875 Books in One Year

A Louisiana kindergartner is turning heads after she allegedly read 875 books during just one school year. According to a report from NBC’s KPLC affiliate, a five-year-old Lake Charles girl named Sophia Moss read “most” of the kindergarten and first …

Dad Has Another Odd Conversation with His 2-Year-Old

Last week, we told you about episode 1 of Convos With My 2 Year Old, a new YouTube series that depicts short conversations between a father and his daughter – except a grown man replaces the daughter in the reenactment. …

Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn Spend Some Quality Time Jet Skiing

After his very public divorce in 2010, Tiger Woods started to go out with Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn early this year. Vonn, who had just recently come out of her own divorce, decided to spend some quality time with Woods …

Watch This Adorable Kid Fall Asleep While Driving

Falling asleep at the wheel is dangerous for an adult. For a kid driving a toy car, it’s kind of adorable. With the added music, it becomes adorable and hilarious. Let’s just hope he learns to not fall asleep at …

Spanish Teacher Fired for Using the Word ‘Negro’
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Talk about getting lost in translation. A Bronx teacher claims that she was fired for using the word “negro” in reference to a student. I must admit, it sounds reasonable at first – except for the fact that the teacher …

Dad Makes Video of a Ridiculous Conversation with His Kid, But with a Twist

Hey, dads out there: do you ever feel like your kid is getting in the middle of your conversations with your spouse? So much so, that it may as well just be another man in the house instead of your …