For one week, good triumphs over evil online
Last week was a jubilant one for the Internet, the triumphant victory of good over evil, the temporary defeat of the trolls.
Developing a survival plan for power outages
Last week's storms that devastated parts of the Mid-Atlantic region underscore the need for individual consumers to be prepared when disaster strikes.
VIDEO: Snoop Dogg busted for weed ... again
Norwegian media are reporting that Snoop Dogg was briefly detained in Norway after entering the country with marijuana and a large amount of cash.
TV increasingly used as babysitter, researcher says
Parents may have the noblest of intentions and consider television and video programs to be a rich source of educational value for their children. But in truth, says one researcher, they're primarily using the video screen as a convenient and cheap babysitter.
As kids leave home, many parents may need to grow up, too
While it can be hard to watch your children head off for sleepovers or sleepaway camp, such an event is a healthy and important step, says a clinical psychologist at Children's National Medical Center.
How to make the right offer on a new car
That said, there is no reason to approach buying a new car with fear and trepidation. Some careful homework beforehand can build your confidence and help you get a fair price.
Turtle sex -- preserved for the ages
If anything could be more embarrassing than dying while having sex, it might be being preserved in flagrante delicto for millions of years so that members of an advanced species could dig you up, gawk at you, and write a journal paper about your final romantic encounter. For a group of ancient turtles, this nightmare just came true.
The mixed blessing of food-service gloves
These days, food handlers are expected to wear gloves, especially when they're working in public view. However, those gloves are good only if the hands they are covering are clean. And the bigger problem? People automatically equate them with food safety.
New study: Who controls social networks?
In the world of Facebook, users are either kings or lemmings. That's the conclusion of a new study, the largest to analyze how information spreads across social networks-and who does the spreading.
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