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Feds Spending $10 Million On Robots To Teach, Train Children

Feds Spending $10 Million On Robots To Teach, Train Children

The National Science Foundation is building robots that will act as “personal trainers” for children. The government has spent $2.15 million so far for the five-year project, which is being led by Yale University. The project, “Robots Helping Kids,” will ultimately “deploy” robots into homes and schools to teach English as a second language, and [...]

75 Million Kids May Be Obese By 2025

As if things aren’t bad enough, here is something else to worry about… // Now read this:China Seals Off 30,000 People After Bubonic Plague death (Jul 23, 2014) HIV Breakthrough: Virus Deleted From Human DNA For The First Time (Jul 22, 2014) HIV Infections ‘Exploding’ Among Gay Men (Jul 14, 2014) Health Officials: STD Reaches [...]

25-Pound Boy, Age 7, Nearly Starved, Beaten By Family, Resorted To Eating Bugs He Caught

A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy’s mother and grandparents turned themselves in after the child was found beaten for sneaking food, weighing only 25 pounds and having to resort to eating insects he caught on the back porch, authorities said. The boy was beaten by his mother for over a year and he appeared to look like [...]

Members Of ‘Overpasses For America’ Waved Patriotic Flags, Held Signs In Opposition Of Refugee Children

Members of “Overpasses for America” spent Friday evening waving American and Gadsden flags while holding signs on an overpass in Rockwall, Texas,  to garner support from passersby. According to the flag waving “patriots,” they take issue with  illegal immigration, amnesty, and the increase in children crossing the border. “We are out here in the attempt to [...]

There Really Is Some Good In This World (Video)

Every now and then, you come across a story that just transcends the petty issues that we all have in life. A story that does not involve politics, hate, or anger. A story that sometimes restores your faith in humanity, that there really are some good people out there, and will go out of their [...]

Kids Steeped In Religion Have Trouble Telling Fact From Fiction

Via Raw Story comes this study that may explain a good deal about human behavior in what by most standards should be an age of reason: A study published in the July issue of Cognitive Science determined that children who are not exposed to religious stories are better able to tell that characters in “fantastical [...]

3-Year-Old Hangs Himself On Playground Equipment At Georgia Daycare

The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety in Georgia is investigating the death of a 3-year-old. On Tuesday, police and firefighters were called to a residential daycare provider. When they arrived on the scene, a woman was performing CPR on 3-year-old Thomas Stephens of Roswell, according to WSB-TV. Emergency crews performed life saving procedures, but were [...]

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

What are these “books”of which you speak? The idea of sharing his love of books with his neighbors was thrilling to 9-year-old Spencer Collins. So, with the help of his parents, he set up a Little Free Library in their yard in Leawood, Kansas. City authorities told the family to take it down.  In case you [...]

Boy Invents Kidnapping Story To Avoid Dentist

A 12-year-old French boy invented such a detailed story that police spent a month looking for his kidnapper. French paper Midi Libre reports that the boy, from the Alpine village St-Gervais, was picked up by local police when they saw him hiding in the village on May 21st. He immediately told the cops that he [...]

Mayor To Child Bullying Victims: ‘Grow A Pair’

A California mayor didn’t respond too well in his opposition to an anti-bullying safe zone. “I’m against bullying, but I’m getting damn tired of it being used as a mantra for everything, and the ills of the world,” Porterville Mayor Cameron Hamilton said during a city council meeting. “All most people just have to grow [...]

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