• NewsAnimals and Pets, General Interest, Science, Weird

    Is Your Dog Psychic?

    Dogs may not be great at the “What card am I holding?” game – but according to a new study, they can usually tell what people are thinking. Especially when it has to do with their dinner. More »

  • ColumnsGuest Author, CJ Lee

    Do You Have Alzheimer’s?

    How to recognize the signs of Alzheimer's disease. More »

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    Mind Games That Make You Feel Good

    These days, you don't need to be a ten-year-old boy to play videogames. Research has proven that a variety of games can boost intelligence, reduce stress, and improve overall happiness. Here are a few mind games you're sure to enjoy. More »

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    Child Soldier Turned Rap Star: Emmanuel Jal

    Emmanuel Jal fought as a child soldier in Sudan at the age of nine and survived a 3-month trek across the African desert. Today, he's one of Africa's biggest rap stars -- and he's working hard to make sure that other children in Africa don't share his painful experiences. More »

  • ColumnsGuest Author, Huma Rashid

    Deep Breathing for Better Health

    Do you know the proper way to breathe? Find out now! More »

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    Comics Aren’t Just for Kids: Five Great Graphic Novels

    Even if you're all grown up, there's no shame in reading books with pictures anymore. In today's bookstores, you'll find a rich array of unique graphic novels that deal with far more sophisticated themes than space mutants and superheroes. These are a few of our favorites. More »

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    Could Panties Be the Key to Peace?

    Women all over the planet have found a unique tool to protest the brutal military regime in Myanmar. Their secret weapon? Underwear. More »

  • NewsHeroes, Weird

    Operation Silly String Can Save Soldiers’ Lives

    Even though you probably haven't played with Silly String since the third grade, it's not just for kids. This spray foam can alert soldiers to dangerous trip wires -- and thanks to one dedicated mother, a huge shipment of Silly String could save thousands of lives in Iraq. More »

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    Interview with Kiva Microfinance Founder, Jessica Flannery

    Kiva's microfinance program uses crowdsourced lending to provide entrepreneurs in developing countries with capital to become successful. More »

  • NewsAnimals and Pets, General Interest, Health and Wellbeing

    Seizure-Predicting Dog Saves Owner’s Life

    Shanna Wilkinson saved a puppy's life seven years ago. Now, that dog keeps her owner safe every day by predicting her epileptic seizures. More »

  • ColumnsGuest Author, Suzanne Lightfoot

    10 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Greener

    Some advice on simple steps to help your family go green. More »

  • NewsFeatures, Heroes, History

    Behind the Veil: Iran’s Shirin Ebadi

    Iran's first female judge lost her title after the Iranian Revolution -- but now, this Nobel Prize-winner is fighting for women's equality in her country. And she hopes one million others will join her. More »

  • NewsAnimals and Pets

    The Mini-Pig: Man’s New Best Friend

    After a nine-year breeding program, a farm in Devon, England has come up with the perfect porcine pet for the family home. More »

  • ColumnsGuest Author, Veronica Shine

    All About Autism

    A mother shares her advice on raising a child with autism. More »

  • NewsBusiness, Celebrities, Features, Heroes, Non-Profits

    The Man Who Gave Away $4 Billion, and Other Amazing Philanthropists

    If you had 4 billion dollars, would you give it all to charity? Learn about the man who did -- and the other ultra-generous philanthropists who are following in his footsteps. More »