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At World’s Fair In Italy, The Future Of Food Is On The Table – NPR

Sunday, May 31, 2015

i Carlo Ratti of MIT designed this “supermarket of the future” exhibit. If you move a hand close to a product, a digital display lights up, providing information on origin, nutritional value and carbon footprint. Courtesy of COOP Italia hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of COOP Italia Carlo Ratti of MIT designed this “supermarket of the future” exhibit. If you move a hand close to a product, a digital display…

Marvel Tests Spider-Man Actors On ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Set – The Inquisitr

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Marvel’s top six contenders for the role of Spider-Man have been revealed, as the actors screen tested on the Captain America: Civil War set ahead of a casting decision expected by early next week. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Spider-Man screen test took place on Saturday in Atlanta, where Civil War is currently filming, and included six teenaged actors. Asa Butterfield and Tom Holland were among the group of…

Nearing 125th year, Children’s Hospital still ‘pushing the limits’ – Tribune-Review

Sunday, May 31, 2015

They fill every third bed in Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC: desperately sick children who need organ transplants, cardiac work or other critical care. The Lawrenceville landmark is admitting more dire cases than ever as its 125th anniversary approaches this week, but doctors and nurses say that’s no cause for alarm. Instead, they say, the hospital’s growing role as a regional critical care…

Children’s Hospital Telethon: LaTonya sits down with Emmy – WDSU New Orleans

Sunday, May 31, 2015

LATANYA ALSO HAS TWO CHILDREN. SHE IS STANDING BY WITH SOMEONE SPECIAL, SPEAKING OF CHILDREN. LATONYA: CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL DO SO MUCH TO HELP SO MANY CHILDREN ARE COMMUNITY. AND ONE CHILD JUST TO NAME ONE PERSON IS EMMY RABELAIS. SHE IS HERE WITH US THIS MORNING. GOOD MORNING TO YOU. ALL RIGHT, SHE IS EIGHT YEARS OLD. NOW EMMY HAS A VERY INTERESTING STORY. YOU ARE BORN PREMATURELY AT 31…

Deputies: Man kills wife in front of children in Independence Township – WXYZ

Sunday, May 31, 2015

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Flor and Tamar Edwards on life inside Children of God sect – Daily Mail

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Twins Flor and Tamar Edwards, both 34, grew up in Children of God sect They escaped with parents at 13 after founder, David Berg, passed away They have opened up to ABC’s Nightline about their lives with the group Claim they were physically abused as children and banned from school They were also ‘told they would die as martyrs at 12 due to apocalypse’ Tamar was so terrified and sad she…

Children exposed to other languages are better at understanding other people – Quartz

Sunday, May 31, 2015

A new study (paywall) suggests that children who speak multiple languages are better at understanding other people. And not only those who are fluent, but those that are simply exposed to another language in their daily lives. Samantha Fan, Zoe Liberman, Boaz Keysar, and Katherine Kinzler, from the University of Chicago, tested this theory by getting an adult to ask bilingual, monolingual and “exposed” children aged four to six to move objects blocked from the adult’s…

Longtime Texas guardsman dies saving children at beach – ArmyTimes.com

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Ros, 386th Engineer Battalion, Texas Army National Guard, with his children.(Photo: Courtesy of the Ros family) A 26-year member of the Texas Army National Guard died after rescuing his children from a riptide on Memorial Day. Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Ros, with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 386th Engineer Battalion, began his career in uniform in 1989 and served with several engineering units, according to a Thursday…

Report: Bruce Jenner to pose as woman for ‘Vanity Fair’ – USA TODAY

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Anonymous sources have told People and TMZ that the former Olympian will be shot by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair. Video provided by Newsy Newslook

Star Wars lightsaber colors, explained – Vox

Sunday, May 31, 2015

What lightsaber color would you choose? This chart shows all of the known colors in the Star Wars universe, along with what we know about the characters who typically use them. Every lightsaber color in the Star Wars universe. (Anand Katakam/Vox) Research for this chart comes from the excellent breakdown by EvanNova95, as well as from Wookieepedia and StarWars.com. How lightsabers get their…

Concord teen turns to crowdfunding to save toy store – Boston Globe (subscription)

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Daniel Kramer remembers saving up his allowance for two months so he could make his first purchase at The Toy Shop of Concord. The 16-year-old Concord resident said he was about 7 at the time and couldn’t wait to spend his money on a new Lego set. Continue reading below “I thought it was the coolest thing in the world to go right in the center of my town and…

Lego exhibition depicts life of Napoleon at Waterloo – Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Historians checked each part of the exhibition to ensure its accuracy. French rewrite Battle of Waterloo to cast Napoleon as the victor Waterloo bicentenary: your guide to visiting the battlefield The Battle of Waterloo, through the eyes of a war photographer The centrepiece of the exhibition is a giant model of Les Invalides, Napoleon’s final resting place in Paris, which required 274,000 bricks and took 1,000 hours to construct. It…

Spider-Man: Marvel’s Final 6 Contenders Revealed – IGN

Sunday, May 31, 2015

By Jim Vejvoda Marvel Studios reportedly screen-tested six young actors today for the title role in their Spider-Man reboot. According to THR, the following actors tested Saturday for the role of teenage Peter Parker: previously reported frontrunner Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game, Hugo); Tom Holland (The Impossible); Judah Lewis (seen in this fall’s Demolition); Matthew Lintz (Pixels); Charlie Plummer (Boardwalk Empire); and Charlie Rowe (Red Band Society). But, THR adds, “One…

Anniversary of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC prompts fundraising push – Tribune-Review

Sunday, May 31, 2015

From a musical therapy program to a new MRI scanner, private gifts help pay for high-end technology and thoughtful touches at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, said Dr. Steven Docimo, its chief medical officer. Now that Children’s is turning 125, the hospital and its charitable foundation will build on the momentum and start a fundraising campaign. “We could survive without philanthropy; we couldn’t…

Children’s Hospital Telethon returns to WDSU – WDSU New Orleans

Sunday, May 31, 2015

The annual Children’s Hospital Telethon is back on WDSU this weekend. This weekend, WDSU will proudly present our annual Children’s Hospital Telethon. More “The Children’s Miracle Network Telethon” raises hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for research and support of Children’s Hospital in New Orleans. This year, the telethon kicks off from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. It returns from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m….

Wary children return to schools after Nepal earthquake – Reuters

Sunday, May 31, 2015

KATHMANDU Thousands of children affected by last month’s earthquake in Nepal returned to schools on Sunday, a working day in the Himalayan nation, five weeks after the disaster killed more than 8,600 people and destroyed many homes. Dressed informally, children clutched their parents’ hands before filing past ruins of collapsed buildings to enter tarpaulin tents and makeshift cottages that will serve as their schools until their old one is re-built….

Report: Bruce Jenner to pose as woman for ‘Vanity Fair’ – USA TODAY

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Anonymous sources have told People and TMZ that the former Olympian will be shot by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair. Video provided by Newsy Newslook

Spider-Man: Marvel’s Final 6 Contenders Revealed – IGN

Sunday, May 31, 2015

By Jim Vejvoda Marvel Studios reportedly screen-tested six young actors today for the title role in their Spider-Man reboot. According to THR, the following actors tested Saturday for the role of teenage Peter Parker: previously reported frontrunner Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game, Hugo); Tom Holland (The Impossible); Judah Lewis (seen in this fall’s Demolition); Matthew Lintz (Pixels); Charlie Plummer (Boardwalk Empire); and Charlie Rowe (Red Band Society). But, THR adds, “One…