• Did the Simpsons Do It Again; Predicting George Floyd's Death and the BLM Protests? 02 Jun 2020 09:31 As with every major world event recently, photos of George Floyd's killing that appear to be from the well-known American animated sitcom The Simpsons, have gone viral; suggesting that the show has predicted the event many years ago. Twitter users …
  • George Floyd, Donald Trump, Hong Kong: Your Tuesday Briefing 02 Jun 2020 06:05 (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering global protests against police brutality and racism, the banning of Hong Kong’s Tiananmen vigil and a Belgian distillery that’s switched to hand sanitizer. For the first …
  • SHOWBIZ Trans movie, Diana Ross, GLAAD study, celebrities take stand 02 Jun 2020 06:01 The Netflix original documentary Disclosure will launch Friday, June 19, a press release noted. Directed by Sam Feder and executive produced by Laverne Cox, Disclosure shows how the fabled stories of Hollywood deeply influence how Americans feel about …
  • MCLA Innovation & Entrepreneurship Challenge Announces Three Winners 02 Jun 2020 01:29 NORTH ADAMS — Although this year’s Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) Innovation & Entrepreneurship Challenge, held May 4-8, was a virtual affair, the college community still came together to view and vote for the three finalists’ pitches. …
  • Cartoon: Winning 02 Jun 2020 01:09 Are you tired of winning yet? I know I am. It’s not just the riots and the festering racial animus stoked by President Trump. It’s the malign neglect of the coronavirus response (or lack thereof), the divisiveness, the ongoing culture war and relentless …
  • Workday, Inc. (WDAY) Management Presents at Morgan Stanley 2020 Cloud Secular Winners Virtual Conference (Transcript) 01 Jun 2020 23:27 Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) Morgan Stanley 2020 Cloud Secular Winners Virtual Conference June 1, 2020 3:00 PM ET Company Participants Leighanne Levensaler - CMO and EVP Conference Call Participants Keith Weiss - Morgan Stanley Keith Weiss Thank you. …
  • Minneapolis, Tiananmen Vigil, Israel: Your Tuesday Briefing 01 Jun 2020 22:51 (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering growing global unrest about police brutality, the cancellation of a vigil for victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown and life among Bangkok’s street vendors. …
  • Did I or Didn't I Have Covid-19? Blundering through Unknowable Truths 01 Jun 2020 22:42 From Smirking Chimp Few things are more terrifying than the unknown, as we are discovering as we struggle to navigate, avoid and (if we fail) survive a mysterious new virus. That goes double when reliable information is hard to come by; it is …
  • ART: Times of struggle: how can museums survive the pandemic 01 Jun 2020 21:03 The Shyllon Museum (Image courtesy of the museum) On Monday 4 May Jeff Jacoby from the Boston Globe sent out a newsletter titled “Vindication for the Berkshire Museum”. The article described how, back in 2017, the Berkshire Museum, an art institution …
  • Joseph Yeninas, Newark News editorial cartoonist, dies at 86 01 Jun 2020 19:24 Joseph J. Yeninas, a former editorial cartoonist for the Newark Evening News, died on May 29 from the effects of inclusion body myositis.  He was 86. Yeninas began his career in journalism in the graphics department of the Newark Evening News, where he …
  • Here's how plants became meat eaters - Livescience.com 01 Jun 2020 19:12 About 70 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, a genetic anomaly allowed some plants to turn into meat eaters. This was done in part, with a stealthy trick: repurposing genes meant for their roots and leaves and using them instead to catch …
  • #BunkerBoy Trump mocked for telling mayors and governors ‘most of you are weak’ after reports he hid from protesters 01 Jun 2020 17:48 President Donald Trump lashed out at mayors and governors in a conference call about the protests across the nation in the wake of multiple deaths of unarmed people of color. In the call, Trump told the leaders “most of you are weak,” and then proceeded to …
  • HBO Max App Available on Sony Android TVs 01 Jun 2020 16:13 When we reported on the launch of HBO Max last Wednesday, one shortcoming of the new service that we noted was spotty streaming hardware support. Smart TVs, in particular, had been left behind, with only one set manufacturer, Samsung, included in the list …
  • Pop Culture Imports: A Beginner’s Guide to Studio Ghibli Movies 01 Jun 2020 15:29 (Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) For the first time in its 36-year history of making some of the most breathtaking animated masterpieces of all time, all of Studio Ghibli‘s movies …
  • Amid job losses, climate change & corona-related... 01 Jun 2020 13:21 WASHINGTON: Climate change, debt, mental health struggles and now the coronavirus: life is no laughing matter. But for under-30s the best way to stay sane is often to wisecrack. "We joke that we post because none of us can afford therapy," says …
  • Christina Moreland's Cartoons Teach Us Lessons That Our Parents Didn't 01 Jun 2020 12:43 Dallas-based graphic designer, visual artist, and “professional doodler” Christina Moreland is fighting a war on the side of good for the soul of humanity. The weapons in her arsenal? Cartoons. Her latest assault on ignorance is a series of aphorisms in …
  • IN A POST-GEORGE FLOYD AMERICA, IT’S TIME TO LISTEN 01 Jun 2020 11:14 By JOHN L. MICEK   June 01, 2020 Monday AM (SitNews) - Ever gotten the wind knocked out of you? Or been unable to breathe for even a few seconds? There’s pain. There’s panic. There’s the desperation of trying to restore the vital equilibrium that keeps …
  • Bengaluruean kids can learn to sketch their favourite cartoon characters 01 Jun 2020 11:08 Cartoons have been an integral part of our childhood. We all have our own favourite characters too, that we still miss and talk about. Bengalureans can now learn the concepts of cartoon character sketching with the BAFA artisan in the three-module online …
  • 'America is suffocating': Country at tipping point as protests spread 01 Jun 2020 10:56 Issued on: 01/06/2020 - 11:08Modified: 01/06/2020 - 11:13 IN THE PAPERS, Monday, June 1: Newspapers see the United States at a breaking point as the twin crises of police violence and the coronavirus outbreak "put America's deep …
  • Comics will salute essential workers by hiding symbols in their Sunday strips 01 Jun 2020 10:45 “I understand that the coronavirus — and all that it has changed — is tremendous fodder for ideas, and it certainly has the benefit of common experience that so many cartoons tap deep into,” Blazek says. “But I just decided to not address it in ‘Loose …
  • The Best Things to Do While Staying Home and Staying Safe This Week: June 1-4 01 Jun 2020 10:09 We made it to June, you guys. Nobody knows what the hell this month might possibly have in store, but it's not any of the months that are behind us now, and that's one good thing it's got going for it from the jump. This first week of June' …
  • Radicals of Color Speak Out Against Police Violence 01 Jun 2020 06:21 “I can’t breathe” 6 years later — and the fight against police violence rages on Lynching never actually went away. The powers that be have enshrined it into state power. Just in the last four months, George Floyd, Sean Reed, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery …
  • The Good Fight: absurd, funny and urgent drama sharply of the Trump era 01 Jun 2020 02:38 In an episode of The Good Fight that first aired in April 2019, Jay Dipersia (Nyambi Nyambi) stares straight into the camera and walks towards it. Behind him, a car window is being smashed with a baseball bat; another car is overturned. Police lights flash …
  • Laughing and learning 01 Jun 2020 01:45 The Banlue Group, publisher of the popular Thai comic magazine Kai Hua Ror (Laughter For Sale), has recently launched a special edition comic book to show families nationwide how to protect themselves from the new coronavirus. Titled KnowCovid (or Roo Than …
  • Our masked identities: Cartoons of India's new normal 31 May 2020 23:21 Cartoonist Priya Kurian has drawn a series of pictures showing how masks became the new normal across India - even before a stringent lockdown was put in place on 25 March. Ms Kurian says her art was inspired by her neighbours, as well as people she saw at …
  • Letter: The powerful need their jesters 31 May 2020 22:44 The jester is the only one who can speak truth to the king. He’s kept close by and supported by everyone, no matter how close his words come to offending. History and even current affairs show what happens when people become so rich and powerful that they …
  • The shows must go on: Oscar-qualifying film festival Doc Edge goes digital 31 May 2020 17:54 New Zealand filmmakers and fans alike will still get the chance to see local and international film talent, as New Zealand’s Oscar-qualifying Doc Edge festival moves online. Wellington producer and director Sally Williams is premiering her film Stevenson - …
  • Rexxie x T-Classic – Keep Your Kpali 31 May 2020 17:14 Raving producer, Rexxie surprises us with a new song tagged “Keep Your Kpali” featuring T-Classic. 2019 certified music producer and hit maker, Rexxie comes through with a new bang dubbed “Keep Your Kpali“. He joins forces with MixNaija Entertainment …
  • Jack Knox: Two on the Upside, outside and on lighter side 31 May 2020 14:30 Ed Bain and Jeff King are idiots. I mean that in a positive way. When they cheerfully goofball their way through the Upside on CHEK, it’s as though somebody gave Brent and Hank from Corner Gas their own segment on the TV news. That’s appropriate, given …
  • Best of cartoons, June 1, 2020 31 May 2020 14:03 Best of cartoons, June 1, 2020 Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer 6 ImagesThe news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists. May 31, 2020 — 7.23pm1/6 Illustration: Matt Golding2/6 …
  • Local girl publishes her first comic strip, 'Soulstream' 31 May 2020 11:20 While the rest of the world was locked down in quarantine, Saida Woolf's imagination was running wild. To be fair, the 16-year-old has always lived in an evocative world of artistry. In May of last year, she turned her attention to creating her own …
  • Michael Angelis death: Thomas the Tank Engine narrator dies 'suddenly' at 68 31 May 2020 09:26 Michael Angelis, who narrated the classic Thomas the Tank Engine cartoons, has died at 68. His agent has confirmed that the actor died “suddenly” at home with his wife on Saturday 30 May. Angelis narrated Thomas the Tank Engine for 13 series, having …
  • Sink or swim: How Rick and Morty jumped the shark 31 May 2020 07:11 A couple of weeks ago, Rick and Morty’s star and co-creator Justin Roiland proposed a new way of bringing his hit cartoon to the masses. The proposal would reject both the traditional weekly broadcast model and the voguish whole-season drops favoured by …
  • ‘Another Customer Was Appalled to Witness Such Blatant Favoritism’ 31 May 2020 07:09 Dear Diary: There was a fruit seller at Broadway and 111th Street who knew me by sight. We had roots in neighboring countries but we spoke the same language. Feelings of kinship would often overwhelm me when I passed his stand and prompt me to splurge. One …
  • Going viral: The dark online gags soothing youthful angst 31 May 2020 04:23 WASHINGTON: Climate change, debt, mental health struggles and now the coronavirus: Life is no laughing matter. But for under-30s the best way to stay sane is often to wisecrack. "We joke that we post because none of us can afford therapy," says …
  • Storm in a teacup as Thai, Chinese kids clash online 31 May 2020 01:47 A recent online movement by an alliance of Thai, Hong Kong and Taiwanese youths against their Chinese peers may not change the course of Sino-Thai relations, but it shows that China has not cultivated soft power among the younger generation, a forum was …
  • A lasting legacy: Robin Williams' grandson learning about the star through Aladdin 30 May 2020 19:37 Robin Williams' grandson is learning about his late family member through 'Aladdin'. The late acting legend - who passed away in 2014 - voiced the Genie in the 1992 Disney animated movie, and his son Zak Williams has now revealed his one-year- …
  • Street Artists Transform Portland’s Boarded Buildings 30 May 2020 15:39 It was a warm Sunday morning on a nearly deserted Pearl District street in Portland. Local artist Jesus Torralba was sketching the outlines of what would become a huge mural on a boarded up storefront. Clouds of light blue spray paint drifted down the …
  • Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Aftermath of the taking of a life 30 May 2020 14:17 x Racism is not a difference of opinion.— Be A King (@BerniceKing) May 29, 2020 x As an ER doctor for 2 decades I know that #GeorgeFloyd was killed. Believe what you saw in the video. He did not die because of heart disease or intoxicants, he died because …
  • “PSquare Never Wanted Me In ‘Chop My Money’ Video” – May D 30 May 2020 13:02 Nigerian singer May D continues to spill more unflattering behind-the-scenes happenings while he was with PSquare. In the past days, it’s been a war of words between May D and Jude Okoye, erstwhile manager of the defunct music group PSquare. In previous …
  • 7 scathingly funny cartoons about Trump's Twitter fact check 30 May 2020 12:54
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  • Liverpool's lost multiplexes and what's there now 30 May 2020 08:46 As many of us are missing going to our favourite cinema during the lockdown, we took a look back at some of our lost multiplexes over the years. Liverpool has seen many beautiful cinemas come and go, with derelict buildings left in their places or …
  • Common man is India’s digital radical of COVID19 moment (Commentary) 30 May 2020 02:18 New York, May 30 (IANS) A toddler plays with a shroud covering his dead mother at a station in Bihar, a man at Nizamuddin Bridge breaks down when he realises he may not be able to see his year-old son, another man cradles his dying friend while the two …
  • ‘Central Park’ Review: Loren Bouchard’s Good-Natured Musical for Apple TV+ Is Ambitious to a Fault 29 May 2020 23:29 To say “Central Park” marks Loren Bouchard’s first foray into animated musicals would be almost as misleading as saying it’s his first foray into animated comedies. The Emmy-winning creator of “Bob’s Burgers” (and co-creator of the cult classic “Home …
  • Bugs Bunny Is Back, and So Is the ‘Looney Tunes’ Mayhem 29 May 2020 22:11 In “Dynamite Dance,” Elmer Fudd comes at Bugs Bunny with a scythe, prompting the hare to jam a stick of lit dynamite in Elmer’s mouth. Over the course of the short animated video, the explosives get bigger and more plentiful, as Bugs jams dynamite in Elmer …
  • ‘Looney Tunes Cartoons’: HBO Max Launches with the Return of Bugs and the Gang 29 May 2020 21:26 The return of classic-style Warner Bros. animation with “Looney Tunes Cartoons” for this week’s launch of HBO Max took some persuading at the studio: Would kids under 10 get the slapstick humor and find the legendary Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, …
  • North Carolina group donates masks tailored for children 29 May 2020 19:27 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Kristen McClure won’t cop to being overly patient, at least not more so than any other mom. It just comes with the territory. But a good supply of motherly patience comes in handy when trying to convince a 6-year-old boy to wear …
  • Young music star pulls at our heartstrings 29 May 2020 18:06 MIUMIU, 6, sits in front of a white wall, holding a guitar almost as big as she is. With the first strum of the strings, listeners are captivated. She launches into the prelude solo of “Hotel California” — the 1994 “Hell Freezes Over” version. The song is …
  • From the Fiendishly Creative Mind of JJ Villard Comes ‘JJ Villard’s Fairy Tales’ 29 May 2020 16:08 JJ Villard's new animated series, 'JJ Villard's Fairy Tales,' premieres Sunday, May 10, on Adult Swim. Unleash the hounds! Or more aptly, “Unleash the evil, bloodthirsty, axe-wielding hounds!” JJ Villard has a new show, JJ Villard’s Fairy …
  • How a long-ago trek on the Pacific Crest Trail is helping me survive in quarantine 29 May 2020 15:40 I was on the trail by choice, while sheltering at home is part of a national emergency. Yet I notice many overlaps between my time on a national scenic trail and these months drifting around my home in Santa Cruz, Calif.: the long stretches of time, my …
  • The Most Hotly Anticipated HBO Max Original TV Series 29 May 2020 15:29 Pre-existing library content such as beloved sitcoms or a treasure trove of movies are extremely valuable to streaming services. They help to keep subscribers on the hook and avoid churn, or the rate at which customers cancel their subscriptions at a …
  • Robin Williams' 1-year-old grandson is being slowly introduced to his work 29 May 2020 15:08 Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Robin Williams’ 1-year-old grandson is …
  • HBO Max vs. Disney Plus: Comparing price, shows and more - CNET 29 May 2020 13:38 HBO's new streaming service HBO Max went live on Wednesday -- the last in a slate of multimillion-dollar ventures into the world of streaming this past year, following Disney Plus, Peacock and Quibi during a time when we're at home and streaming …
  • Cartoon: Human capital stock 29 May 2020 12:33 As we pass the horrible milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States, the Trump administration is handling the COVID-19 pandemic in the same way the Trump Organization has handled the real estate business — with bluster, overconfidence and …
  • Cheburashka was the beloved misfit of Soviet animation. It’s now a missing treasure for Russia. 29 May 2020 11:20 Now there is a corporate struggle between Russia and Japan over Cheburashka’s real place in the world. Russia’s state-owned Soyuzmultfilm, the main Soviet animation studio founded in 1936, is struggling to recover the rights to Cheburashka from a Japanese …
  • Zoom was fun at first. But it wouldn’t be 2020 if we didn’t figure out a way to ruin it 29 May 2020 11:14 For a while after the pandemic began, Zoom seemed new and fun. We rearranged our lighting to our best advantage and made sure our cameras weren’t shooting directly up our noses. We put up funny background screens, even on work calls — “Hey Rob, is that a …
  • HBO Max review: 10,000 hours of great TV and movies but still incomplete - CNET 29 May 2020 11:12 HBO Max, HBO's entry into the streaming wars, is a slick app chock full of popular TV shows and movies. It's got HBO's entire catalog, along with favorites like Friends, Rick and Morty, the Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter franchises, and …
  • Long-time Mercury editor mourns loss of 'archive' of Mackay 29 May 2020 07:19 The excitement of seeing a family member "make it to the paper" and morning walks to get the latest copy will be a thing of the past when the last edition of Mackay's Daily Mercury is printed next month. Key points: Mackay's Daily Mercury …
  • Children’s author teaches kids how to illustrate cartoons 29 May 2020 05:57 -Messenger screenshot by Kelby Wingert Children’s author and illustrator Mike Artell read part of his book “Petite Rouge,” a cajun-style version of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” story during a virtual author visit with Fort Dodge elementary school …
  • Outstanding graduate selected at Western 29 May 2020 05:18 Western Wyoming Community College has announced the Outstanding Graduate and Innovative Educator of the Year awards for 2019-2020. Western’s Outstanding Graduate is selected by a committee that includes administrators, professionals, faculty, and staff. …
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit: An Oral History 29 May 2020 04:49 Who Framed Roger Rabbit, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was released in 1988.Image: Elena Scotti (Disney, Shutterstock) Robert Zemeckis’ animated/live-action hybrid noir murder mystery broke boundaries of filmmaking technology and technique, and 32 years …
  • Education crisis will be more severe after reopening of schools 29 May 2020 01:28 The government has decided to keep all educational institutions closed until June 15. Earlier, the PM said that schools might remain closed till September, if the situation did not improve. If schools remain closed for a long period, how will it impact our …
  • Analysis: As the world changes forever we pick ten firms that have embraced tech during lockdown 29 May 2020 01:20 Some of the greatest business ideas have been born in times of adversity. From Uber and Slack, created in the wake of the financial crisis, all the way back to Disney, established when Walt Disney had the idea of making funny cartoons to cheer up the …
  • How Russian pilots came to train in Britain and took tea with a Duke, writes RICHARD PENDLEBURY 28 May 2020 22:48 His Grace the 6th Duke of Montrose was hosting a squadron of airmen at a discreet afternoon tea in Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh. His guests were all crack frontline pilots who had flown against the Nazis in some of the most dangerous operations of the war. …
  • Help needed to name one of the soldiers Australia nearly forgot 28 May 2020 22:13 He remains anonymous, one of nearly 1,000 Indigenous soldiers who fought in World War I, only to be forgotten by a society so discriminatory it never wanted a black man to fight in its name. Key points: The Australian War Memorial hopes to establish the …
  • 5 cartoons about Trump ignoring 100,000 coronavirus deaths 28 May 2020 21:30
  • Here’s why Netflix and HBO Max are the top streaming services worth paying for in June 2020 28 May 2020 18:29 As the county gradually continues to reopen in June, there’ll be one more reason to finally leave the house — there’s not much new stuff to stream.The streaming-content fire hose will slow to a relative trickle in June, due more to traditional summer …
  • Henry Cavill Could Play Superman Again, And The Internet Can’t Get Enough 28 May 2020 17:32 Braniac is one the most iconic Superman villains of all time, and he's already been translated to video games, cartoons, and the small screen before. But he's yet to be adapted for film, with Man of Steel's possible sequel providing the perfect …
  • Joe-Joe Quelle: a light extinguished before its time 28 May 2020 17:10 Tucked away in the corner of a trophy case in the lower lever of the Hyannis Youth and Community Center’s skating rink lobby you will find a small bronze name plate reading: “In Memory of Joe Quelle, Jr. A Boy Who Loved Hockey.” Almost 40 years have come …
  • Hugh Jackman Never Wore the Classic Wolverine Costume Says Logan Director 28 May 2020 15:54 Logan cemented Wolverine's status as one of the most complex superheroes in fiction, and was a fitting swan song for Hugh Jackman's take on the character. But one thing fans missed out on was seeing Jackman in a full, comic-accurate version of the …
  • ‘You Must Remember This’: How an Unfinished Memoir Reveals Polly Platt’s Forgotten Hollywood Legacy 28 May 2020 15:40 Over the course of 168 episodes of her popular podcast “You Must Remember This,” Karina Longworth has made more than good on her promise to explore the “secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century.” Since the podcast’s inception in …
  • The Quarantine Stream: The Classic ‘Looney Tunes’ Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again 28 May 2020 14:54 (Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Looney Tunes Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: Looney Tunes has one of …
  • Coast scores drive-in movie theatre 28 May 2020 14:19 FROM choc tops and lollies to a chock-a-block car full of friends and family, residents are excited to hear about the drive-in movie theatre’s COVID-19 revival on the Coast. In the ’50s and ’60s, drive-in movie theatres were all the rage and are the source …
  • Trump campaign attempts to remove satirical cartoon from online retailer 28 May 2020 13:53 The Pulitzer-winning cartoonist Nick Anderson has described Donald Trump as an “adolescent wannabe authoritarian”, after the US president’s re-election campaign failed to pull one of Anderson’s cartoons mocking Trump’s inaccurate suggestion that injecting …
  • HBO Max: An impressive library with some issues to fix 28 May 2020 13:37 The latest streaming service, HBO Max, is out and I've been checking it out. And I must say, I'm impressed. For subscribers to the HBO Now subscription service, or HBO via most cable systems, the new HBO Max is a gift, an add-on. The old "Now…
  • Coronavirus Briefs: Lorries advised to use Dune 7 road 28 May 2020 11:35 SWAKOPMUND – The security forces in Erongo will be enforcing the strict use of the Dune 7 dual carriageway between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay to prevent lorries from using the C13 road to enter the town of Walvis Bay. This is to ensure the screening of all …
  • SK Broadband launches ‘ZEM Kids’ on B tv 28 May 2020 10:29 Models promote “ZEM Kids” content launched on B tv Cable. SK Broadband SK Broadband said Thursday it has launched children-targeted “ZEM Kids” content on B tv Cable, the new name of Tbroad cable television that has been merged with the operator last month. …
  • Arizona sues Google claiming it illegally tracked Android users 28 May 2020 09:36 “The Attorney General and the contingency fee lawyers filing this lawsuit appear to have mischaracterized our services,” Google told The Post in a statement. “We have always built privacy features into our products and provided robust controls for location …
  • Lockdown art will be turned into murals in the United Arab Emirates 28 May 2020 08:43 Written by Isabelle Gerretsen, CNN With people around the world trapped inside due to coronavirus lockdowns, some have turned to art to express their feelings during this tumultuous time. Now, Art Painting Lab, a studio in Dubai, is encouraging …
  • HBO Max launches to take on Netflix 28 May 2020 07:50 HBO Max, the online streaming service owned by AT&T, has officially launched in the United States. The service is priced at $14.99 per month and is set to compete with other major streaming platforms such as Netflix. HBO Max includes 10,000 hours of …
  • FLEALEE TV launches a new online concert venue to watch live... 28 May 2020 06:58 A refreshing digital streaming platform to remedy live music withdrawals and soothe nostalgia LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) May 27, 2020 Unfortunate and unprecedented circumstances stemming from the COVID-19 global pandemic has led to an immediate halt to concert …
  • HBO Max Debuts With A Magical Surprise, But Is It Enough? 28 May 2020 05:53 A new streaming player has entered the game.  After months of anticipation, HBO Max arrived on Wednesday to amp up the streaming wars with fellow newcomers Disney+ and Apple TV+, as well as field dominator Netflix. The stand-alone service ― which is a …
  • Hands On: HBO Max 28 May 2020 04:49 AT&T owned Warner Media launched HBO Max today. HBO Max is basically HBO Now on steroids, with over 10,000 hours of TV shows and movies from Warner Brothers, Turner Movie Classics, TBS, DC movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and more added to the …
  • What I’m watching: the work of an animation master 27 May 2020 22:36 On Blu-ray: Tex Avery Screwball Classic Volume 1 If you are a casual animation fan, you certainly may know the names Walt Disney, Max Fleischer and Chuck Jones. It’s safe to say that for many years these three men – all of whom headed up their own studio – …
  • Cartoons are skewering Trump’s golfing against the backdrop of covid-19 deaths 27 May 2020 16:55 “Historically I’m not okay with my work being used in a mash-up, and most cartoonists are not okay with it, either,” de Adder tells The Washington Post on Tuesday. But, he says, “there was no denying it worked as an image, probably even better than the …
  • Asterix artist’s cartoons raise €390,000 for Paris hospitals 26 May 2020 19:50 Four original drawings by the creator of Asterix the Gaul have sold for nearly €400,000 to benefit Paris hospitals. Albert Uderzo, who invented the plucky hero who gleefully took on the invading Roman legions, died from heart failure linked to the …
  • Cartoons: The promise and reality of Hong Kong freedom 26 May 2020 18:02 To convince the human rights skeptics, supporters of the handover used the argument that opening up the markets would lead to more freedoms overall and an eventual transition to democracy for all Chinese people.I’ve never been convinced that open markets …
  • HBO Max’s New ‘Looney Tunes Cartoons’ Debuts a Full Episode Before Launch 25 May 2020 13:52 HBO Max arrives in just a few days on May 27, and with it comes dozens of new Looney Tunes Cartoons, the latest attempt by Warner Bros. Animation to reboot the classic cartoon characters from decades ago. Recently we shared our review of a few episodes …
  • STRATCOMM Africa introduces cartoons series to help fight coronavirus 25 May 2020 10:20 Entertainment of Monday, 25 May 2020 Source: GNA 2020-05-25 Koo the Covid Prefect Click to read all about coronavirus → The Management of Strategic Communications Africa Limited (STRATCOMM Africa), has introduced a COVID-19 cartoon education series dubbed …
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  • Best of cartoons, May 24, 2020 23 May 2020 10:03 Best of cartoons, May 24, 2020 Skip to sections navigationSkip to contentSkip to footer 6 ImagesThe news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists. May 23, 2020 — 5.43pm1/6 Illustration Matt Davidson (After Brack)2 …
  • Cartoons: A dive into wit and satire 22 May 2020 20:32 Cartoons, an art form packed with humour and wit, have been engaging audiences since centuries. They have the ability to express grave issues in light-hearted ways. However, not all cartoonists opt out for only serious messages.  "Even a …
  • Artist confronts anti-Asian racism with cartoons designed to help targets and bystanders 22 May 2020 20:02 The woman jogger was coming towards her, and Canadian artist Christine Cheung wasn't quite sure why. "I was walking in the middle of the road and there was plenty of room around me. She yelled at me," Cheung recalled in a video call from the …
  • 7 brutally funny cartoons about Trump's hydroxychloroquine regimen 22 May 2020 14:06
  • HBO Max’s New ‘Looney Tunes Cartoons’ Capture the Comedic Spirit and Style of the Classic Animated Shorts 21 May 2020 15:36 There have been several different iterations of Looney Tunes (and by association Merrie Melodies) in recent years that have tried to update the classic cartoon characters with contemporary animation styles and modern day storylines. Unfortunately, the …
  • Liya Kebede has been watching cartoons amid coronavirus lockdown 21 May 2020 13:14 21 May 2020 Liya Kebede has been watching cartoons in bed amid the coronavirus pandemic. Liya Kebede The 42-year-old model has been self-isolating in France for the last two months, and she's found new ways of passing the time during the lockdown, …
  • Cartoons are satirizing Trump’s claim of taking hydroxychloroquine — and his battle with science 20 May 2020 11:29 Trump often is pictured not wearing a protective mask in public, plus “he self-prescribes a potentially dangerous drug,” says Barry Blitt, whose new cover for the New Yorker, titled “Natural Ability,” imagines the president performing surgery as advisers …
  • Omar Momani celebrates the best of African legends as cartoons 19 May 2020 15:34 Over the years, Goal’s resident cartoonist Omar Momani has celebrated some of the big moments in the careers and lives of Africa’s greatest players. Many of the players he’s portrayed over the years have qualified for the inaugural African Legends Cup of …
  • Sue Hoyt: Child-protection workers fear for kids’ well-being during COVID lockdown 02 Jun 2020 02:16 For more than 50 years, Sue Hoyt, LSW, has been in the business of watching out for children. She started in 1966 in Missouri, working in adoption, foster care and intake in St. Louis’ Division of Children’s Services’ Homefindings unit.  “Human services …
  • Clubhouse Games review — Nintendo pours love into 51 Worldwide Classics 01 Jun 2020 23:28 I’m a Clubhouse Games fan. The 2005 Nintendo DS original is an excellent collection of analog games from around the world. It adapted classics like chess and dominoes in a way that made them fun to learn and satisfying to master. Now, the series is back …
  • The best learning apps for stir-crazy kids 01 Jun 2020 23:24 Time, once spent searching through the school bag for the maths book or missing school tour note only to find last week’s milk and a squashed banana, has been temporarily replaced with wading through the app stores to find a suitable educational app. But …
  • Seacoast summer kids camps struggle with decision to open 01 Jun 2020 21:54 To open or not, eight children or 50, impose a camper quarantine, mandatory masks and tests? These are a few questions weighing on the minds of the people who run Seacoast nonprofit summer camps. Meanwhile guardians have their own concerns. How do I care …
  • Study: Parents Unaware of Kids' Smartphone Usage 01 Jun 2020 18:59 Preschoolers may spend more time on smartphones or tablets than their parents realize, and some use apps intended for teens and adults, researchers report. A new study tracked mobile device use among 350 children aged 3 to 5 over nine months and compared …
  • Your pandemic kids activity guide 01 Jun 2020 12:27 With stay at home orders for many extended into June, we're all looking for ways to stay entertained indoors. But as the saying goes, "There's no such thing as boredom, only boring people." Now is the prime time to get creative, and make …
  • Loons goalkeeper Tyler Miller finds connection with fans despite no home games 31 May 2020 22:03 But for Minnesota United last month, new goalkeeper Tyler Miller took the initiative to volunteer his time and check in with season-ticket holders during the coronavirus pandemic. Loons executive vice president Bryant Pfeiffer has been working in sports …
  • Ex-Spurs youngster Anton Walkes urges more English kids to chase American dream 31 May 2020 21:06 In a state famous for REM and Gone with the Wind, Georgia peaches and the Masters golf, Anton Walkes is an Englishman abroad, blazing a trail in Major League Soccer. The 23-year-old Londoner joined Atlanta United on a permanent basis ahead of their new …
  • The best free games on Xbox One 31 May 2020 20:57 With titles like Warframe paving the way, the free-to-play genre has exploded over the past few years. Gone are the days of downloading a, likely malicious, free game on your PC, only to find it littered with microtransactions. Now, there are full, …
  • The best co-op games for 2020 31 May 2020 20:57 There’s nothing better than banding together as a team with a common interest. Many online co-op games help us do that by providing a vast multiplayer world to explore and work through together as one. Whether you want to protect your make-believe cohort …
  • What became of Luke Chadwick and the seven kids Sir Alex Ferguson tipped for stardom in 2001? 31 May 2020 20:38 It was the summer of 2001 and the vast engine of the Manchester United machine was cranking into life for another tilt at the game's highest honours. Sir Alex Ferguson's team of many talents had just won a third consecutive Premier League title, …
  • Remote learning got you down? Here are the best educational sites for kids. 31 May 2020 14:57 Whether it’s discovering a foreign language, learning to read, or brushing up on social studies, here are our favorite online learning platforms to teach kids of all ages. All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If …
  • Why parents should invest in outdoor games for their kids this summer 31 May 2020 09:05 No camp? No problem. From super-sized Jenga-style blocks to pool games, here are our favorite outdoor games to keep kids entertained and engaged all summer long. All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy …
  • Tired of board games? Check out Australia's back-catalogue of hits, misses and spectacular failures 30 May 2020 20:26 Stuck at home during the coronavirus shutdown? Finished watching everything on Netflix? Can't go to the footy or on a date? Sick of endless games of Monopoly or Connect 4? Missed the 1934 MacRobertson International Air Race? Help is at hand! With the …
  • Pandemic has affected active kids of all ages, but signs are moving toward a more satisfying summer 30 May 2020 12:21 “We are still looking at kids needing some social interaction with others, and they’re still missing that,” she told The Globe on Thursday. “And we’re looking at kids needing some structure. So kids are bored, because they need that social peace.” The …
  • Can kids play sports safely? With Parents and coaches divided, doctor says COVID-19 ‘risk’ still out there 30 May 2020 05:08 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WAUKESHA -- For thousands of Wisconsin children, this will be a summer without sports. For others, the games have already begun. With lingering fears over COVID-19, doctors, coaches and parents are asking: Can …
  • Faster Wi-Fi on its way to help parents and kids stuck at home 30 May 2020 01:46 SAN DIEGO (Border Report) — Qualcomm is releasing new Wi-Fi technology that will reportedly provide faster connectivity to smartphones, laptops and other mobile devices. The San Diego-based company is unveiling new Wi-Fi chips with the capability of …
  • How to keep your kids busy this summer 30 May 2020 00:03 Summer's almost here, but the usual activities for kids – summer camp, playing in the park, hanging out at the recreation centre – are being put on pause during the pandemic.  Thankfully, there's lots for children to do besides play video games and …
  • How to Help Your Kids With Missing Milestones 29 May 2020 23:06 Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Getty Images As June arrives there is an anticipatory excitement in the air; we all feel it. Proms, graduations, summer weddings, camp. We are …
  • Inside Katie Price's birthday as all five kids join her for party games and cake 29 May 2020 22:48 Katie Price celebrated her 42nd birthday last week and she's now given fans a glimpse at her special day. The former glamour model took to her YouTube channel to share a video of what she got up to - and it looked like a lot of fun. She was joined by …
  • Award-winning nature educator nurtures kids' sense of wonder 29 May 2020 22:24 Belfast — With a mission to help kids form a relationship with nature that blooms into wonder, Natural Literacy Educator Jenni Judkins said she is fortunate to do what she does. In an interview with The Republican Journal May 27, Judkins said nature lends …
  • Judo kids to challenge parents with online classes 29 May 2020 19:28 JUDO instructors, running their classes online, are challenging parents to get off the sofa and join their children in the sport. Fighting Fitness Judo Club, based in Woking, is holding six live classes a week using Facebook and Zoom with more than 200 …
  • Kids and sports, why not bowling? 29 May 2020 17:45 The most exciting time in the growth of a child is when they reach a new highlight in their life. Whether it be crawling, walking, or any new accomplishment in any sport, seeing the face of a child that has just experienced something new is a precious …
  • 'It's great that PL is restarting - but kids have just as much right to play' 29 May 2020 16:45 Finally we have a date for the Premier League to restart, and thank goodness for that. But kids at grass roots levels have as much right to play football as our elite stars. We cannot have children watching games being played behind closed doors on TV and …
  • NCA launches UK ad campaign to divert kids searching for cybercrime tools 29 May 2020 14:46 The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has launched a new advertising campaign designed to divert young people searching for cybercrime services to white hat alternatives.  As spotted by cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs, using a UK IP address when …
  • Nobody said it would be easy, but you can manage your kids' screen use 29 May 2020 13:13 A young child is shown using a laptop computer in this undated photo. (CNS photo/Peter Byrne, Reuters) WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The theme song to the Disney Channel's old "Phineas and Ferb" cartoon series proclaims, "There's 104 days …
  • Video Games Don't Have To Be Educational To Spark Learning 29 May 2020 12:36 When I was in high school, the best way I could describe myself was as a parent's worst nightmare: I didn't care about my education, didn't do homework, and was known to sleep in class. My SAT score was so bad that I still don't know how I …
  • What to watch with your kids: ‘Chico Bon Bon: Monkey With a Tool Belt,’ ‘The High Note’ and more 29 May 2020 11:34 Available via Netflix streaming. Age 7+ Cheesy comedy spinoff has fantasy violence, no substance. “Danger Force” is a spinoff of the live-action superhero comedy “Henry Danger.” The show has a silly sitcom vibe that may appeal to tweens and younger, but it …
  • Children getting bored? Don’t miss these cheap kids tablet deals for June 2020 29 May 2020 00:07 Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Kids’ tablets can be wonderful for kids and parents. Kids can take the tablets anywhere in the house or on vacation and choose from a wide selection of entertainment content. …
  • Health, safety and education meet at Kids Junction 28 May 2020 23:21 Red Wing Community Education has coordinated school-age children for years. Typically, that has meant child care before and after school, on the occasional snow day and during the summer. Field trips, fun, games. Enter COVID-19. On Sunday, March 15, Gov. …
  • Disney launches free kids' activities including Frozen and Star Wars treats 28 May 2020 20:59 Children's favourites such as Olaf and Captain America are on a mission to add a bit of Disney magic to lockdown. A new online platform called The Disney Destiny of Imagination is bringing together a collection of the best-loved characters in themed …
  • Phase 3 of Sask.'s reopening should include kids' recreation 28 May 2020 19:11 Saskatchewan's next step in its reopening plan seems to forget about our children.  Last week we learned that if all continues to go well in Saskatchewan, Phase 3 of the plan to reopen the province will begin on June 8. This phase includes a slew of …
  • Disabled kids to enjoy hippotherapy activities at Kazakh capital city 28 May 2020 18:47 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A new equestrian centre is being built in Nur-Sultan, the city administration’s press service reports. Besides, four sports facilities will be repaired in 2020, two more will be built. Construction of a field-and-track sports facility …
  • This Hamilton family is playing board games every day to get through the COVID-19 pandemic 28 May 2020 15:45 Tonight, Lori Paquette will sit at the dining room table with her husband, Yvon, their eight-year-old son, Maxime and their 10-year-old daughter, Élissa.  The TV is off, the phones are off and the game is on. Someone may leave in tears, but most usually …
  • The best games like Fortnite 28 May 2020 15:32 Fortnite is one of the most popular games in the world, and it’s easy to see why. The player base is massive, the game receives regular content updates, and it helped define the battle royale genre. Although the onslaught on new content can keep you from …
  • Playdough and water games banned when UK's largest nursery chain reopens 28 May 2020 11:35 Playdough and sand pits will be banned when the UK's largest nursery chain welcomes kids back into the classroom. Busy Bees has outlined how it plans to get children playing and working safely again when it reopens more branches on June 1. Children …
  • Healthy eating for kids: How to talk to them about good food habits 28 May 2020 08:43 Eat dessert. Get a toy. Go out and play. Or just excuse yourself and get away from these horrific adults talking about their boring jobs.Bribing kids to finish all of their lima beans and broccoli is a parenting crutch with deep roots.What many don't …
  • Brockville Soccer wants kids to have a ball 28 May 2020 07:35 The Brockville Soccer Club will distribute 200 soccer balls to local youngsters free of charge on June 6. (FILE PHOTO) jpg, BT It’s one way of offering support at a time when games can’t be played. The Brockville Soccer Club board is giving away 200 soccer …
  • Get the Lego Boost Creative Toolbox STEM toy -- perfect for kids and parents -- for $128 - CNET 28 May 2020 05:41 Lego Whenever I encounter a great deal on a Lego kit, I wonder if it's more for the parents or the kids. I know that as my own kids grew up, I was often just as obsessed with Legos as they were. And when you combine motors, sensors, Bluetooth and …
  • To Keep Summer School Fresh, JCPS Turns To Video Games For Inspiration 28 May 2020 00:27 Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) will be holding summer school online this summer, to help students catch up academically while abiding by CDC health and safety guidelines during the pandemic. Students who were provided Chromebooks and WiFi hot spots …
  • Pro sports can resume in Pennsylvania, with no fans at the games 27 May 2020 22:42 Pro sports can resume in Pennsylvania, with no fans at the games Gov. Tom Wolf's office announces new guidance for reopening professional sports in Pennsylvania Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 6:11 PM EDT May 27, 2020 Hide …
  • Microsoft has a new app to help parents keep tabs on their kids’ Xbox time 27 May 2020 21:43 Microsoft’s Xbox Family Settings App is a new way for parents and guardians to manage how their children spend their gaming time. Available in preview today on Android and iOS, the app lets parents keep tabs and set limits on how their children use Xbox …
  • When Can Kids Play Sports Again?How To Keep Youth Safe From Coronavirus 27 May 2020 19:20 With the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic still continuing, when is it safe to return to youth sports? ... [+] (Photo: Getty) Getty In most cases, playing sports is a healthy thing to do. In fact, there have been efforts such the Aspen Institute’s Project …
  • Jon Snodgrass releases a free kids record that will appeal to all ages 27 May 2020 18:12 For many artists, especially those who are musically self-sufficient, recording a low-key collection of kid-friendly songs can serve as a rite of passage. For Jon Snodgrass, who’s best known as co-founder of the Colorado alt-country band Drag the River, it …
  • Xbox Family Settings app will help parents manage their kids' gaming habits 27 May 2020 15:03 Xbox has soft launched a new Family Settings mobile app to make it easier for parents to ensure their children are playing in a safe and healthy environment.  The app is currently available in preview mode on Android and iOS, and can be used by parents to …
  • Picture books to help 'frightened' kids on return to school in Brum 27 May 2020 13:54 A Birmingham teacher who made headlines last year with his 'No Outsiders' programme has collated a new set of picture books to help children with their mental health when they return to school. Andrew Moffat, former assistant head at Parkfield …
  • New Xbox Family Settings app gives parents more control over kids' game time 27 May 2020 13:06 Microsoft's Xbox Family Settings gives parents and caregivers more control over their children's Xbox console game activity. Microsoft Microsoft has a new tool called Xbox Family Settings, which it hopes will give parents and caregivers more …
  • Why now is the time to embrace video games for kids 27 May 2020 09:50 It was a compromise that worked for our family. My 7-year-old had a chance to dig in to his favorite games, and we parents felt like we were putting reasonable limits on an activity about which we were somewhat ambivalent. But now he's playing them …
  • Covid-19 forces cancellation of AIMS Games school sports tournament for 2020 27 May 2020 07:12 The biggest intermediate school sports tournament in the southern hemisphere has fallen victim to Covid-19, with the AIMS Games being cancelled for 2020. Organisers on Tuesday made the decision to pull the pin on the annual Tauranga-hosted event, slated …
  • Kids Tablet Market Challenges, and Competitive Landscape till 2027 27 May 2020 03:57 The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. May 26, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) -- The report covers the forecast and analysis of the kids tablet market on a global and regional level. The study provides historical data …
  • Watch for kids 26 May 2020 21:57 Children are an old problem that we have struggled to entertain for generations to stave off their boredom and retain our sanity and now they have another several months off so parents must find ways to entertain them. One of the simplest ways is to let …
  • Dixwell Brainstorms To Keep Kids Busy In Summer 26 May 2020 20:51 As many working class parents prepare go back to their jobs, they are also deciding not to send their kids to summer camps, out of lingering pandemic fears. What’s to be done with 8 and 9-year-olds confined to the house? Provide an infusion of board games? …
  • In ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,’ Suzanne Collins reveals the origin of the Hunger Games 26 May 2020 20:21 Do you need to know more? With the publishing odds ever in her favor (the Hunger Games trilogy has sold more than 100 million copies), Collins believes you do. In her new book, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” a prequel to “The Hunger Games,” she …
  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation Presents Save the Children With $2 Million to Support Kids Across Rural America During COVID-19 26 May 2020 14:25 Funds support literacy, learning and feeding efforts for young children and families FAIRFIELD, Conn. , May 26 /CSRwire/ - Aligned in a mission to serve others, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded $2 million to Save the Children’s …
  • Wilmot Township halts illegal pool parties, basketball games over weekend 26 May 2020 12:33 Wilmot Township halted four pool parties over the weekend in relation to COVID-19 restrictions. According to manager of municipal enforcement Erin Merritt, no charges were laid, but education was provided at the pool parties in Baden and New Hamburg. …
  • Tim Carroll learned about more than just winning hockey games at Hingham High 26 May 2020 11:32 When the Harbormen needed points, Tim Carroll found a way to get them. HINGHAM – Tim Carroll wasn’t the type of player who said much as a member of the Hingham High boys hockey team. “He was more of a silent-type leader, but all the kids respected him,” …
  • Anchor AIMS Games postponed until 2021 26 May 2020 07:21 Organisers of the Anchor AIMS Games have bowed to the inevitable and postponed this year's national intermediate-aged sports tournament until 2021. Tournament director Vicki Semple explained it was the hardest decision the AIMS Games trustees have ever …
  • Tauranga's AIMS Games cancelled due to Covid-19 26 May 2020 06:10 This year’s AIMS Games that were to be held in Tauranga have been cancelled due to the ongoing safety concerns around the Covid-19 pandemic. Organisers of the AIMS Games said in a statement this afternoon they “have bowed to the inevitable” and postponed …
  • Richard Foster: Clubs axing kids to save money is like putting a sticking plaster on a shotgun wound 26 May 2020 01:53 NOT having his contract renewed by Ross County amid the coronavirus pandemic and football shutdown has left Richard Foster facing an uncertain future. The 34-year-old right back, who made 27 appearances for the Ladbrokes Premiership club in the 2019/20 …
  • Go local! Printing company makes giant board games for families in Tauranga 26 May 2020 01:40 A Mount Maunganui fabric printing company is turning offcuts into 500 massive board games for families in need over the next few months and does not plan to stop. When the country went into level 2 just before lockdown, the team at Mount Maunganui's …
  • 'We’re not looking to be renegades here': Petition to get kids back on the ice has thousands of signatures 26 May 2020 00:56 EDMONTON -- More than 4,300 of people have signed an online petition over the last week calling for the provincial government to open arenas in phase two of Alberta’s relaunch strategy. “We started it because we wanted to create a buzz. I didn’t realize it …
  • Digital learning at MoAD brings a key part of our democratic history to kids everywhere 26 May 2020 00:42 Students at Old Parliament House. Photo: Supplied. Imagine you’re a Year Five student in Wilcannia, or Karratha or Queenstown, or somewhere even smaller and further away. Maybe there’s only a dozen kids in your class or even your whole school. Making the …
  • Best laptop for kids in 2020 - top affordable options for school and play 25 May 2020 13:06 As kids grow a little older they’re going to benefit from a laptop that can be used for multiple activities, from writing up school work to watching their favourite films and shows on Netflix. The best laptops for kids will be robust to protect against …
  • Franklin Co. Sheriff’s Deputy to compete on NBC’s ‘Titan Games’ tonight 25 May 2020 12:41 Posted: May 25, 2020 / 05:57 AM EDT / Updated: May 25, 2020 / 06:03 AM EDT COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)– Monday on NBC4, season two of ‘”The Titan Games” premieres with an army veteran and current Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy battling it out in …
  • B.C. Ministry of Education offers free coding workshops for kids 25 May 2020 06:51 The B.C. Ministry of Education is partnering with Canada Learning Code to offer live workshops for students to learn how to code starting Monday. Workshops are being offered for kids ages nine and up with topics ranging from creating websites, online games …
  • Play-off finals greatest games: 5-1 25 May 2020 06:03 Since Saturday we have been counting down the greatest play-off final moments, featuring Wembley screamers and last-minute winners. Dean Windass' volley was 11th on the list, while Charlton's last-gasp win over Sunderland last year featured in …
  • Kids EveryWear consignment sale returns after being shut down by COVID-19 24 May 2020 06:20 By Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter Cary, N.C. — The Kids EveryWear consignment sale is a massive event families have looked forward to for years. The coronavirus initially shut it down, but it bounced back this weekend--with a few new changes in place …
  • $150 vouchers to get kids back into community sport after coronavirus 24 May 2020 05:54 Parents whose incomes have been slashed because of the coronavirus pandemic are set to receive financial help from the Queensland Government to get their children back into community sport. Queensland families can apply for $150 vouchers for their children …
  • Only one parent to attend games as kids’ sport restarts 24 May 2020 00:06
  • Commentary: COVID-19 is the perfect time to play video games 23 May 2020 23:04 SINGAPORE: Two conversations stood out for us this week, now seven weeks into the circuit breaker period. The first was when Andrew’s 4-year-old son, Noah, told his cousin – a 9-year-old boy he has not seen in person for more than a month – to “meet him at …
  • 'We built a dragon habitat': readers share stories of lockdown life with kids 23 May 2020 20:12 Nurturing budding film buffs My children have both been really creative. My eldest (13) made a bookshelf, submitted a film to a festival and wrote a film script. He also cooked a number of meals. Our youngest (11) has made earrings for grandmas, a couple …
  • The best places to take the kids for a walk in Salford 23 May 2020 17:40 Many of us are looking for good local walking routes so we can make the most of our time outdoors when lockdown rules are relaxed. There are plenty of outdoor options available in Salford. A good park, especially those with decent play areas, can keep the …
  • Outbreak requires families to balance kids, work at home 23 May 2020 16:23 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - With schools and workplaces closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many Flagstaff families have spent the last months together around-the-clock as their households took on new roles as school, day care, office, gym and more - all …
  • Summer is not completely canceled. Here are 100 things to do with or without kids. 23 May 2020 16:08 The calendar is littered with canceled vacations and summer camps, shuttered pools and playgrounds, spots in our calendars meant to be spent with friends and loved ones. The summer weeks ahead are filled with ... nothing. (For some, nothing but work.) …
  • Jessica Smartt: Coronavirus -- How your kids remember this time in history depends on you 23 May 2020 15:07 A few months ago the kids and I were eating sandwiches when my phone blared with a warning: a tornado was on the ground ten miles away. We didn’t know how bad or how big; we only knew it was heading our way. I herded the kids in the coat closet, we threw …
  • When youth sports resume, will the games have changed forever? 23 May 2020 14:16 The COVID-19 lockdown sent shockwaves through London-area minor sports, halting some seasons, threatening others and leaving organizers scrambling. But it’s not just keeping kids off courts, fields and rinks — it’s also altering how we play in ways that …
  • Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby, Gov. Greg Abbott expect to see fans at college football games this fall 22 May 2020 23:25 Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby expects to see at least some fans at games when college football returns. So does Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Neither is certain what things will exactly look like because of the concerns about COVID-19 and everything that comes …
  • How you can help hundreds of kids have a camp experience that will ‘last a lifetime’ 22 May 2020 22:03 I remember a lot of things about the two weeks I spent at Bolton Camp, just outside Toronto, when I was a kid in the 1980s. I remember sharing a cabin with a bunch of other boys who devised improvised Dungeons and Dragons games we played; the long walks in …
  • Paper planes, fortune tellers and other old school playground games for kids 22 May 2020 18:10 With schools closed and sports sessions cancelled, families have never had so much time on their hands. And while many children will be spending their fair share of time on technology, most parents are keen to get them off it and doing other things. That…
  • How Kids and Screen Time Debate Morphed in Pandemic 22 May 2020 16:39 1. What happened during the pandemic? In quarantine, screens became a lifeline to teachers, friends and isolated family members. For a working dad or mom, the choice between taking a business call from a closet while the toddler screams -- or at the table …
  • Nexon CEO Owen Mahoney sees online games making permanent gains 22 May 2020 16:02 The pandemic has been tough on Nexon‘s core markets in South Korea and China, but the Tokyo-based online game publisher has been preparing for a permanent shift to digital entertainment for decades. Nexon CEO Owen Mahoney believes that online games will …
  • Alexander, DeVos split on stimulus support for private school kids 22 May 2020 15:21 With help from Michael Stratford Editor’s Note: Morning Education is a free version of POLITICO Pro Education’s morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers each morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro platform combines the news you need with tools …
  • New soccer club for kids searches for recruits, will hold tryouts in June 22 May 2020 14:43 BATON ROUGE - A new soccer club for kids is coming to the Capital City.  The Dallas Texans National Champion Youth Soccer Club has opened a Boys and Girls division in Baton Rouge. The Club will offer programs for players ages 3 to 19. Each program is …
  • Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby says he expects to see fans at college football games this fall 22 May 2020 13:53 Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby expects to see at least some fans at games when college football returns. He’s just not certain what things will exactly look like because of the concerns about COVID-19 and everything that comes with it, he told SiriusXM’s …
  • What to watch with your kids: ‘StarDog and TurboCat,’ ‘Military Wives’ and more 22 May 2020 11:28 Available via DirecTV Cinema; additional streaming and on-demand platforms on June 19. Age 13+ Charming dramedy has strong female leads, positive themes. “Military Wives” is a British dramedy inspired by a true story about a group of women with spouses …
  • Quarantine Diaries: Dealing With Kids 22 May 2020 10:10 Quarantine Diaries is a communal project of stories from our readers about how they are managing their lives during the coronavirus crisis. In this piece, readers share how they are taking care of their children 24/7. I’m not sure that I was mentally …
  • Lewis and Clark’s College for Kids goes digital 22 May 2020 06:14 Lewis and Clark Community College’s Community Education division invites children to join experts on Zoom to learn about various topics and participate in fun activities during its College for Kids program this summer. “Zoom is a great place to engage …
  • Coronavirus: How parents can help their kids navigate uncertainty, manage mental health 22 May 2020 03:53 This summer isn’t what parents and kids were expecting amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Many kids’ activities have been cancelled or moved online, and the disruption to daily life is taking a toll on some kids’ mental health, according to a psychologist. …
  • Most Memorable Cardinal Football Games – Cards top #1 Adams Central in semi thriller 22 May 2020 00:52 When you think of Most Memorable Cardinal Football Games, this one had it all. High stakes? Check. Drama? Check. Cardinal victory? Check. Excitement? Double check. I refer to the 2012 Nebraska State Playoff semifinal win that propelled Boone Central to the …
  • Increasing screen time during COVID-19 could be harmful to kids' eyesight 22 May 2020 00:00 The coronavirus pandemic is remaking the way children learn, and it could have an impact on their eyes. With schools shifting to online lessons at home, children are spending more time in front of computer screens, and many parents are relaxing screen-time …
  • How to Protect Kids’ Ears From Constant Headphone Use 21 May 2020 16:34 Children glued to their headphones. It’s a familiar scene these days. Lauren Breeze of Nashville finds her 15-year-old son, Declan, wearing headphones all day. “He has always been a big music fan, but this is new since we have been home in quarantine. It’s …
  • Toy sales surge as kids endure lockdown 21 May 2020 14:12 By Amanda Drane, Staff writer Published 8:56 am CDT, Thursday, May 21, 2020 Growth in the broad outdoor category was driven largely by sales for pools, skateboards and playground equipment. Growth in the broad outdoor category was driven largely by sales …
  • Mum isn't homeschooling as it's 'boring' and she wants her kids to become famous 21 May 2020 12:52 For the last few months, parents across the UK have been homeschooling their little ones while staying home during lockdown. But one mum is refusing to educate her children from home each day as she thinks books are "boring" and can't be …
  • The power of games and play during times of crisis 21 May 2020 10:41 It took the cancellation of games to shock most of us into realizing that the world as we knew it was gone, seemingly overnight. On March 11, the NBA abruptly announced the indefinite suspension of its 2019-2020 season due to coronavirus, followed swiftly …
  • Why kids have a favorite parent 21 May 2020 09:43 Kids are big on favorites. From superheroes to YouTubers, they know who's top of their list. They might also have a favorite parent, which can sting a little more than their preference for Spider-Man over Batman. "I definitely play second fiddle …
  • 8 Educational(ish) Activities For Kids That Aren't Worksheets 21 May 2020 09:27 MIND_AND_I via Getty Images With a few weeks of school left in this academic year, many parents are searching for ways to keep their children occupied. I’m not sure how things are going in your household, but in mine, we’re deep in the No, Mom, not another …
  • DNR brings nature, history home for kids 21 May 2020 05:59 When Michigan schools closed in March, ultimately for the remainder of this school year, and educational recreation venues shut down to help slow the spread of coronavirus, many parents and caregivers began asking themselves the same question: “What do we …
  • Virtually theatrical: Jasper kids raise money for Food Bank with online play 21 May 2020 04:54 Jasper youths are releasing a collection of comedic monologues to raise money for Jasper Food Bank.  | Supplied photos Fuchsia Dragon | [email protected] Young theatrical talents will soon hit a screen near you – and all for a good cause. Nine young …
  • COVID-19 and the kids: Students weigh in 20 May 2020 23:30 It may not be the spring of their senior year, but younger CHS students are coping with surreal times, too     On April 8, I wrote an article about my experience as a senior at Crookston High School dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. In that article I …
  • Governor gives green light to baseball and softball games 20 May 2020 19:21 Governor Kim Reynolds. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has given the green light for high school baseball and softball to start on June first. Both seasons were in doubt due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The decision now rests with the Iowa High School Athletic …