Back in the day, kids played in the dirt and had a grand old time. This classic point of nostalgia isn't just childrearing advice, it may have a positive impact on young immune systems. A study from the University of Helsinki published in Science Advances found that children in daycares in Finland had more diverse, healthy microbiomes after playing regularly in a forest-like area. The study followed children ages three to five across 10 daycares.
Toronto-based artist Ava Roth demonstrates the collaborative potential of honeybees in her amazing mixed-media art.
For centuries, people young and old have reveled in the fun and frightening festivities of Halloween.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on mental health. The world's youth has been particularly affected, experiencing increases in anxiety and depression. Isolated from friends and worried about loved ones, children's mental health needs protecting now more than ever. In their 2021 report The State of the World's Children, UNICEF announced that one in seven of the world's children (age 10 to 19) live with a diagnosed mental health disorder.
Do you have a favorite item of clothing that you wish you could have in every color and pattern?
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Skiing may seem like a modern pastime, but humans have been strapping wood to their feet and gliding on snow for many millennia. Skiing has been a useful—and often necessary—mode of transportation since at least 6,000 BCE. However, most ancient skis are only known through rock art depictions and fragments of wood. This makes a recent finding by a Norwegian team of archeologists all the more exciting.
For many people, Halloween is a time to get creative, whether it be with costumes and makeup or home decor...
Usually, cats and dogs have an innate dislike for one another, but there are a few furry friends who go...
For many people, a glass of wine is one of life’s great indulgences. Whether it’s red, white, or rosé, there’s an entire culture for people that love this drink of the gods. So if you’re searching for a great gift option for a vino enthusiast, you’re in luck; there are plenty of creative gifts for wine lovers available, and they go well beyond a fancy bottle opener.
Benicia, California-based One House Bakery has created a creature out of bread that’s as terrifying as it is tasty.
The world's largest competition for panoramic photographers has just announced its winners.