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McDonald’s Happy Meals Will Include Books?

McDonald’s has announced that they will start putting books in their happy meals. This is an interesting change for the fast food conglomerate to make, after just giving away plastic toys for much of their company’s history. McDonald’s is hoping to increase literacy with children with the action, but it is probably too late at this point, and especially with …

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Depression in Children: Numbers Are Rising

“Children” and “depression” are two words no one wants to see put together, but according to a UK study, it appears that the occurrence of childhood depression is on the rise. The UK’s National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) says that around 80,000 children in the UK suffer from severe depression, and that depression affects children as young …

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Gwen Stefani: Pregnant And Debuts Small Baby Bump

Gwen Stefani is pregnant again and it is starting to show. She was recently seen attending the baby shower of a friend of hers and she is starting to show. Stefani, the singer that got her fame as the front-woman for the band No Doubt. The band released their first album in 1992 and was a big hit throughout the …

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Coming To Netflix Next Week: Disney Movies, Documentaries & Exclusives

Netflix is a revolving door of movie and television content, particularly on the streaming side of things. Though titles often disappear from availability, new ones are also frequently added. Sometimes these come in the form of Netflix original shows or even exclusive access to certain programming, but sometimes it’s just older titles that many find to be still worth watching. …

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Lava Lamps: Business Continues, Even After 50 Years

Lava lamps, everyone’s favorite toy from the ’60s, is now able to celebrate its 50th birthday. It continues to be profitable, even after all these years. Lava lamps became a popular toy for many people during the ’60s and it was also an integral part of the drug culture with a lot of the hippies wanting to have one to …

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Netflix Just Got A Bunch Of New LEGO Titles

A bunch of new LEGO titles just went live today on Netflix, joining some that were already available. A spokesperson for the company tells us that the following titles were just added: LEGO Friends, LEGO Hero Factory, LEGO Atlantis, LEGO Bionicle, LEGO Bionicle 2 and LEGO Ninjago: Season 1. LEGO Ninjago: Season 2 will be available on 10/27, we’re told. …

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Kids Remain Focal Point Of Netflix Marketing

Netflix has released yet another ad pushing its Netflix Kids offering with a new YouTube upload “Netflix ‘Supplies’ Ad Spot”. “Everyone remembers building a pillow fort as a kid. Now imagine you could take Netflix inside!” the company says in the video description. “Netflix has tons of movies and TV shows for the whole family, including new and classic titles …

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LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages

LinkedIn is hoping to get young students thinking about college and their eventual careers – and broaden their user base in the process. To that end, the company has just announced a brand new initiative to welcome in teens, one that involves dropping the age limit for new members and setting up special University Pages for students to use as …

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Netflix Now Has Every Single Episode of Goosebumps and The Magic School Bus

Netflix is capitalizing on the back-to-school craze by adding some titles that bring back memories of grade school, especially book fairs. Well, at least for me. Ah, nostalgia. Starting today, you will be able to stream all 74 episodes of Goosebumps, the TV series based on R.L. Stine’s classic kids books. And if you tend to lean toward more educational …

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Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical Is Precisely As Awesome As It Sounds

As you probably know, it’s now only 6 days until the premiere of Breaking Bad. That means that in about 9 weeks, we will know the final fate of Walt, Jesse, Hank, and all of the other Breaking Bad characters that you have come to love, hate, and lovehate. I’m some weird combination of excited, nervous, and incredibly depressed. In …

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Amazon Kicks Off a Round of Pilots with 5 New Kids Shows

Back in April, Amazon debuted 14 new pilots – a mix of kids shows and adult shows. They opened up all the pilots for users to watch, for free, in order to provide feedback on which pilots should be developed into full-fledged series. At the end of that experiment, Amazon came out of it with 5 greenlit shows – two …

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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 on families in 2013. Netflix has released a new TV spot aimed directly at people with kids. Here’s the video …

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