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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...
Photo by Andre Govia Have you ever walked past an abandoned house on the side of the road and thought to yourself, what’s in there? And why did the inhabitants leave? It’s a natural curiosity, says Andre Govia, a photographer and urban...
The state senate in Kansas approved a bill on Friday that would ban a commonly-used abortion method in the state. Photo by Flickr user Jeffrey L. Cohen Kansas’ state senate on Friday approved a bill banning an abortion procedure commonly used to...
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...