'Captain Kangaroo' genius dies at 86

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) -- Cosmo Allegretti, who created and voiced puppet characters like Grandfather Clock and Dancing Bear on the children's television show "Captain Kangaroo," has died. He more…

Study: Smart women not having kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE GUARDIAN) — It seems that women these days are too clever for their own good, at least when it comes to making babies. Research emerging from the more…

How to get started homeschooling

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TENNESSEAN) — Whether you are thinking about homeschooling or are moving in from another state, there are always those overwhelming questions of “Where do I start?” First of more…

College student sues over scalding shower

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CENTRE DAILY TIMES) — WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — A former tenant who claims he was scalded in a shower in his unit in the State College apartment complex known more…

Prof kills entire family, keeps teaching job

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_494995" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Professor James St. James/Photo: Milliken University"][/caption] Administrators at a private university in Illinois are standing by a psychology professor, despite his own admission that more…

Digital media to overtake TV this year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EMARKETER) — Average time spent with digital media per day will surpass TV viewing time for the first time this year, according to eMarketer’s latest estimate of media more…

$22,000 a year preschool opens in California

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS) — The Harker School, the 120-year-old private school that's evolved into a science-technology powerhouse, opens its doors next month to preschoolers -- as long more…

College assigns freshmen lesbian-sex book

by -NO AUTHOR- -- American colleges and universities long have been criticized for indoctrinating young people with values that contradict how they were raised by their parents, but at least one school more…

That whale fossil is how old?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- When scientists at a Maryland museum announced the discovery of the fossil of a whale skull on the banks of the Potomac River in Virginia, they calculated the more…