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Youtube’s new app is designed to answer parents who have asked for more kid-friendly viewing options. Photo by Getty Images YouTube is launching a mobile app that delivers kid-friendly content. While children’s videos are already accessible on...
For Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton, famous family members would play a role in 2016 runs. Bush photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images; Clinton photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Living in the shadows can be such a drag. But it’s demonstrably worse if...
New research suggests that Indo-European languages emerged from a single common ancestor language spoken on the Russian steppes more than 5,500 years ago. Photo by Johan Klovsjö/Flickr Linguists have traced the roots of English, Hindi, Greek and...
Traffic on the 495 Beltway in the Washington, D.C.-metro area can get hairy during rush hour. Research indicates that women, especially with families, are disproportionately stressed from long commutes, which can affect their job prospects. Photo by...