children

amazon

Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Violates Kids' Rights, Civil Rights Groups Say

Twenty-one groups and coalitions filed a complaint with the FTC alleging that Amazon breaks the law and violates kids’ privacy rights with the Echo Dot Kids Edition.
Caroline Haskins
5.9.19
screen time

WHO Says the Problem With Child Screen Time Isn't the Screens, It's Being Sedentary

The new World Health Organization guidelines for children under five recommend limiting screen time—only if it means kids are sedentary for more than an hour.
Caroline Haskins
4.25.19
Life

Parents Talk About the Hardest Parts of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
Graham Isador
4.12.19
Munchies

How Russia Fell in Love with Candy Bars Made of Blood

Many Soviet children grew up loving the sweetness, texture, and slight metallic twang of Hematogen bars—without knowing what was in them.
Mark Hay
3.29.19
Off-Menu

Today's Special: The Cop Who Gave a Homeless Person a Literal Shit Sandwich Is Still Terrible

Plus, a cafe in Germany that banned children was vandalized by an actual child.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.25.19
Motherboard

Healthy Monkey Born From Frozen Testicular Tissue

The success could offer new hope for young men facing infertility due to childhood cancer.
Sarah Emerson
3.22.19
Math

'Math Anxiety' Is Real, and Your Teachers Are Probably to Blame

Adults have an impact on students' math anxiety, but that can change.
Samantha Cole
3.14.19
Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Visitors May Have Been Exposed to Radiation For Years

A park safety manager reveals that three buckets of uranium ore were sitting in a museum storage basement, starting in 2000.
Becky Ferreira
2.19.19
YouTube

'Youtubers Life OMG!' Is the Smash Hit Game About Being a Vlogger

We spoke to children and their parents about seemingly every kid's dream career.
Amelia Tait
1.15.19
Views My Own

Cursive Is Dumb

Stop passing laws that require schools to teach cursive.
Anna Iovine
1.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

That Girl Still Believes in Santa, Despite Trump's Phone Call

She still left cookies out on Christmas Eve.
River Donaghey
12.26.18
identity theft

Children’s Personal Data and SSNs Are Being Sold on the Dark Web

The data includes names, phone numbers, addresses, and Social Security Numbers.
Joseph Cox
12.21.18
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