• Meet the students who say remote learning works just fine 21 Jan 2021 16:10 Online learning has been a welcome change for high school junior Kate Heffernan in Glendale, California. A self-described “huge introvert,” Kate says she first found relief from the social pressures of school when her studies shifted online last April.  …
  • French Muslims at odds over Macron's anti-extremism charter 21 Jan 2021 15:28 The head of France's main Muslim organisation on Thursday slammed a "unilateral" move by three Islamic groups not to sign up to an anti-extremism charter championed by President Emmanuel Macron. Macron wants French Muslim groups to sign up to …
  • Steve Walters, artist and screen printer at Screwball Press 21 Jan 2021 13:34 Steve Walters, 57, is a Chicago artist and screen printer. In 1991 he founded Screwball Press, which he still runs today; it's come to be recognized as a pioneering and influential local institution in the business of screen-printed rock posters. He …
  • Calendar 01-21-21 21 Jan 2021 09:21 Editor's Note: At press time, the following events and meetings were known to be still scheduled. Organizers or appropriate officials are encouraged to contact Sandra Hope at [email protected] to make additions or changes. Underway Covid-19 testing …
  • Heartache as Covid-19 claims life of former Kenton School pupil aged just 39 21 Jan 2021 08:13 She touched the heart of everyone she ever met - and "spread nothing but joy and love". Now Alison Brown's loved ones face the unimaginable heartache of saying goodbye after Covid-19 claimed her life at the age of just 39. After spending a …
  • Letter of the week: Sniffing out Musk’s failures 21 Jan 2021 02:04 Elon Musk may be, as Will Dunn suggests, “a more interesting person to occupy capitalism’s top spot” – but watch out for his downfall (Observations, 15 January). His promises about producing a fully driverless car have been broken so many times he will …
  • Pakistan Threatens to Jail Americans for 10 Years for 'Blasphemy' 20 Jan 2021 23:24 The government of Pakistan recently threatened two American Muslims with prison sentences of up to ten years if they did not take down a U.S.-based “blasphemous” website — a threat one of those targeted told Breitbart News on Tuesday represented “an …
  • French Muslim groups deal blow to Macron's anti-extremism charter 20 Jan 2021 21:40 Three Muslim groups refused on Wednesday to back an anti-extremism charter pushed by French officials following a spate of jihadist-inspired attacks, dealing a blow to a flagship initiative of President Emmanuel Macron's government. The charter rejects …
  • Caribbean denounces Trump’s decision to put Cuba back on terrorism list; hopes for a reversal with Biden 20 Jan 2021 21:36 Prior to former United States President Donald Trump's departure on January 20, his administration made several efforts to “lock in” certain controversial policies, including additional immigration restrictions. The move that has raised the ire of the …
  • ‘We’re full’: Isaac mayor questions COVID mine camp plan 20 Jan 2021 17:45 Isaac Regional Council Mayor Anne Baker has broken her silence on the premier’s proposal to move returned Queensland travellers to remote mine camps. Cr Baker said the Queensland Government had not approached the council and there was no suggestion mining …
  • The appalling things 23 parents did to wind up in court 20 Jan 2021 17:45 These are 23 parents sentenced in Mackay courts in 2020.   PAGET SHOOTING: Iced-up gunman's violent robbery An iced-up gunman shot a former jail mate during a violent daylight robbery over a car he took on a dangerous joy ride from Paget to West Mackay …
  • Yahoo News Video Video Lady Gaga performs national anthem at inauguration 20 Jan 2021 17:45 The Week Melania Trump was reportedly "emotionally checked out" long before boarding Air Force One to leave D.C. on Wednesday, going as far as to outsource writing her "thank you" notes to the White House residence staff, The New York …
  • In D.C., A Traditional South Indian Welcome Awaits Joe Biden And Kamala Harris 20 Jan 2021 16:37 Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are about to receive an Indian-style welcome to Washington, D.C. A group of volunteers are putting together a kolam, a traditional South Indian art form used as a sign of welcome, in the nation's capital in honor of the …
  • Wednesday's letters: No consultation on revoking coal policy 20 Jan 2021 15:46 First, there was the reckless investments made by AIMCo which cost Albertans over $2 billion. Then, there is the continued mismanagement of the COVID pandemic. Today, there are over 112,000 cases and over 1,300 deaths since the pandemic began. At the end …
  • Yahoo News Video Video Trump pardons Bannon on last day in office 20 Jan 2021 14:55 The Week President Trump has spent the last few days asking his friends, aides, and associates if they would like pardons — even those who are not facing any charges, a senior administration official told The Washington Post.In one case, the official said, …
  • Trump’s final falsehoods: How farewell speech was littered with misinformation 20 Jan 2021 13:44 Donald Trump released a farewell address to the nation on Tuesday night, telling his “make America great again” supporters once again that their movement was “just beginning”. The speech, made hours before Joe Biden was due to be inaugurated as president, …
  • Why a Willy Wonka origins movie could be bad news for children – and Michael Aspel 20 Jan 2021 12:57 It was announced this week that Warner Bros has greenlit what might arguably qualify as the most pointless film in cinema history: a Willy Wonka origin story. The film called Wonka will be released in 2023, it has been in development for the last four …
  • Week of January 20 20 Jan 2021 11:17 ARIES (March 21-April 19) On May 4, 2019, my Aries friend Leah woke up in a state of amazement. During the night, she felt she had miraculously become completely enlightened. Over the next 16 hours, she understood her life perfectly. Everything made sense …
  • DANNY TYREE: Remember learning to drive? 20 Jan 2021 11:04 DANNY TYREE Cagle Cartoons My son Gideon certainly had a high-octane understanding of the THEORY of driving last winter. As far as the rubber meeting the road, not so much. My wife and I were relieved that he was enrolled in Drivers Education in high …
  • The Week Trump rewrites his presidency in farewell address 20 Jan 2021 10:05 COVID-19 was just a blip in President Trump's time in office — if you take his farewell address at its word. Trump released a 20-minute prerecorded farewell address on Tuesday, the day before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. In it, he …
  • Apple Valley, CA Author Publishes Humor Book 20 Jan 2021 06:42 The Light Side: Silly Sayings, a new book by Carol Wachel-Boles, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. Let's cut to the chase! The Light Side: Silly Sayings will make people laugh and have a game to play. In this serious time, people need …
  • Yahoo News Video Video McConnell on Capitol riot: ‘They were provoked by the president and other powerful people' 20 Jan 2021 04:40 The Week A woman who participated in the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol surrendered to authorities in Pennsylvania on Monday night, the Justice Department said. Riley Williams, 22, was charged with illegally entering the Capitol, violent entry, and …
  • ‘Very concerned’: Coal ships still stuck off China 20 Jan 2021 00:48 Coal ships stuck off China’s coast remain a worry for Queensland jobs, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says. Ms Palaszczuk told reporters on Wednesday morning that she would be happy to raise the ongoing issue at National Cabinet this Friday. “There are …
  • Castro's anger paved the way for the iconic 'Spy vs. Spy' cartoons 19 Jan 2021 22:28 MIAMI (Tribune News Service) — Some years back, when Madonna used a white pant suit for the Oscars and later that night changed into the same outfit in black, adding a hat that gave her an air of mystery, the memes followed quickly. One showed Madonna next …
  • UN urged to take action against France over 'entrenching Islamophobia' 19 Jan 2021 19:19 A coalition of civil society organisations has written to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to request that it opens formal infringement procedures against France’s government for entrenching Islamophobia and structural discrimination against …
  • New doctors heading to Mackay Whitsunday regions 19 Jan 2021 18:11 Mackay and Whitsunday regions will play host to 10 general practitioners who begin their training this week. Nine of the new doctors will attend two-day introductory workshops for James Cook University’s GP training program at the Mackay education centre. …
  • ‘Devastation’: New claim of environmental damage on Keswick 19 Jan 2021 18:11 A fresh claim of environmental damage has been levelled against Keswick Island head lessee China Bloom, with video footage showing the "devastation" occurring in the tropical paradise. Island resident James Asbury has renewed calls for the State …
  • Why we have among the tightest rental markets in Qld 19 Jan 2021 18:11 The Whitsundays rental market has edged even tighter than last quarter but Mackay still remains one of the tightest in Queensland. The Whitsunday rental vacancy rate has dipped further from 1.5 per cent to 1.4 per cent. Mackay and Isaac have improved …
  • 250 JOBS: Mackay firm scores $140m Carmichael mine contract 19 Jan 2021 18:09 A Mackay engineering firm has won a second multimillion dollar contract on the Carmichael mine project, securing 250 jobs for the region. Bravus Mining and Resources, formerly known as Adani, has announced DRA Global will deliver the project’s $140 million …
  • Bobongie’s star continues to rise at home with MCU 19 Jan 2021 15:49 Mackay product Denzel Bobongie says he wouldn't want to play for any other NPL Queensland side than his hometown Magpies Crusaders. The 17 year old is entering year two in coach Tom Ballantyne's senior squad and is eager to add to his two NPL …
  • Major Sarina community event back on this year 19 Jan 2021 15:49 A major event on Sarina's social calendar will return this year after it was cancelled in 2020 because of COVID-19. Sarina Surf Life Saving Club's Cruisin' the Coast Fun Run is back for its second year on Sunday, May 2. The club held the …
  • Sickening acts from 12 Mackay-Whitsunday predators 19 Jan 2021 15:47 Uncle's vile sex abuse against six year olds A predator has been jailed for nine years over the horrific sexual abuse of two children including using a pen and a wooden stick to rape a little girl. The two kids - a boy and a girl, both aged six to …
  • Three hospital nurses injured in alleged ED assault 19 Jan 2021 15:47 A woman will front court next month over the alleged serious assault of three hospital emergency department nurses. Police were called to Proserpine Hospital about 3pm Monday with reports of a disturbance at the ED. It will be alleged the woman, who …
  • ‘Top Tourism Town’ award noms, funding round open now 19 Jan 2021 15:47 Nominations are now open for a new tourism awards program which recognises Queensland’s diverse and outstanding regional destinations. The Top Tourism Town Awards aim to recognise and reward towns that offer an amazing visitor experience, where tourism …
  • Aussie swim team coach says Mackay close to ‘world-class’ 19 Jan 2021 15:47 A world-renowned Aussie swim coach says Mackay’s Aquatic and Recreation Complex is only a few minor tweaks away from being a world-class facility – and he’s happy to let the world know. Dean Boxall’s elite St Peters Western swimming squad is in Mackay this …
  • More COVID fragments found in Airlie Beach sewage 19 Jan 2021 15:47 More coronavirus fragments have been detected in Airlie Beach as Queensland Health again urges residents to get tested if showing any symptoms. The viral fragment was detected in the sample from Cannonvale taken last week. It is one of three positive …
  • Retired Secret Service agent says Biden inauguration’s heightened security is to prevent ‘underestimating’ risk 19 Jan 2021 15:00 The Week A woman who participated in the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol surrendered to authorities in Pennsylvania on Monday night, the Justice Department said. Riley Williams, 22, was charged with illegally entering the Capitol, violent entry, and …
  • Jill Halfpenny: 'I used to wish there was a Geordie Grange Hill' 19 Jan 2021 13:40 Growing up, I loved to watch telly and dreamed of being on it myself one day. I never much liked cartoons, though. I found them a bit dull, but I loved an American sitcom. Diff’rent Strokes was a favourite, as were Roseanne, Fresh Prince and, most of all, …
  • OP-ED: Game of Groans: After DJ Trump leaves the White House, what fresh hell awaits? 19 Jan 2021 10:33 Illustrative image | Sources: EPA-EFE / Shawn Thew | Adobe Stock | Toppng | EPA-EFE / Jim Lo Scalzo On Wednesday, 20 January, Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States of America. I am writing this 24 hours before that …
  • How St Peters coach stumbled on secret to swimming success 19 Jan 2021 09:33 When your most talented athletes are also the hardest working, it creates a culture of success that permeates a group. To borrow from the famous adage, a rising tide lifts all boats. That simple fact is the secret to success for elite Brisbane-based swim …
  • Blast in underground mine truck sparks statewide safety push 19 Jan 2021 09:16 An underground miner has been seriously injured after the airconditioning in a truck cabin exploded prompting the Mines Inspectorate to issue a statewide safety alert for all mine sites. Investigations are ongoing into the incident on January 11 this year, …
  • Celebrate the Holidays with an AI-Remastered 4K Christmas 19 Jan 2021 09:06 It’s beginning to look a lot like 4K this holiday season! Video editor Adam Maciaszek, the genius behind the 4K remastered Silly Symphony short The Skeleton Dance, talked to AWN about his AI-assisted remastering process, as well as upcoming classic cartoon …
  • Internet goes nuts to find diary owner 19 Jan 2021 06:21 It reads like the plot of a first novel. One where a long lost diary documenting a wild backpacking trip in the nineties is found by a curious  member of the public - except it's true. Members of the popular Reddit group r/australia, were recently …
  • Engaging Speakers this February with Pickering Creek 19 Jan 2021 05:10 Samara Ocher with a Puffin Pickering Creek’s great line up of engaging online programs to keep you sane during the pandemic continues in February.  The month’s highlights include webinars by science writer and cartoonist Rosemary Mosco and environmental …
  • Thai Writer Gets Over 4 Years in Prison on Lèse-Majesté Charge 19 Jan 2021 03:43 BANGKOK – A court in Thailand gave on Monday four and a half years in prison to an author accused of writing comments critical of the royal family, according to a rights body. The ruling comes amid a raging debate over Thailand’s strict lèse-majesté law …
  • French Muslim leaders approve charter for Macron's religious reforms 19 Jan 2021 03:26 French Muslim leaders approved a "charter of principles" on Saturday as part of President Emmanuel Macron's efforts to eradicate so-called "Islamist separatism" in the country. The charter was drawn up, at Macron's urging, by …
  • Tiger Woods' mistress Rachel Uchitel tried to convince his wife they weren't having affair 19 Jan 2021 03:17 Tiger Woods' infamous mistress Rachel Uchitel has revealed how she called his wife Elin Nordegren to convince her they were not sexually involved just days before the affair was exposed.  Uchitel, the first of more than a dozen women who were …
  • French Muslim bodies agree accord on 'principles' sought by Macron 19 Jan 2021 01:36 PARIS: France’s Muslim federations agreed Sunday on a "charter of principles" requested by President Emmanuel Macron in his bid to eradicate sectarianism and extremism. Macron urged the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) to devise the …
  • Column: What Netflix's 'Cobra Kai' teaches us about how to deal with Trump 19 Jan 2021 01:22 You know what this divided, embittered, frightened country needs right now to help heal ourselves after four years of Donald J. Trump? A national binge-watch of the hit Netflix series “Cobra Kai.” No, seriously! “Cobra Kai” is the latest installment in “ …
  • PG: Psycho Goreman, Steven Kostanski, Matthew Ninaber (Horror Movie Review) 18 Jan 2021 17:33 PLOT: Known to some as The Ultimate Evil, an alien warlord who was banished to Earth would be destroying the galaxy if he weren't being forced to take orders from a young kid who calls him Psycho Goreman. REVIEW: The latest film from director Steven …
  • Macron hails French Muslim charter against extremism 18 Jan 2021 16:44 President Emmanuel Macron praised French Muslim leaders on Monday after they agreed on a "charter of principles" aimed at combatting sectarianism and radicalised teachings blamed for a surge in jihadist attacks in France in recent years. The …
  • 7 major takeaways from part 2 of HBO’s Tiger Woods documentary 18 Jan 2021 16:37 We are in the golden age of sports documentaries and HBO’s Tiger is the latest that should be on your must-see list. The two-part, 190-minute documentary, directed by Matthew Heineman (A Private War) and Matthew Hamachek (Amanda Knox), takes a hard look at …
  • Liberia: Private Clinic Craves for Government Support; As Friends of like Minders Extends Helping Hands - Front Page Africa 18 Jan 2021 14:50 MONROVIA – The AFROMED Clinic in Paynesville, a private clinic serving the 72nd Community, seems to not be happy with the government of Liberia over the Ministry of Health’s alleged failure to extend helping hands to the clinic since the outbreak of the …
  • MF Doom: Rapper whose work continues to have far-reaching influence 18 Jan 2021 14:17 On New Year’s Eve, the death of enigmatic rapper and producer MF Doom was announced by his widow, Jasmine Dumile, on Instagram. The news shocked a broad community of Doom fans extending far beyond the confines of hip-hop. No cause of death or explanation …
  • Satya Paul: The sari shaper 18 Jan 2021 13:55 Be it with the contemporary drape or neckties, this legendary designer created a brand that wasn’t afraid to experiment “He lived his life with totality, not leaving anything unfinished,” begins Puneet Nanda about his father, Satya Paul, who passed away on …
  • Is WildBrain (DHXM) Stock a Buy For 2021? 18 Jan 2021 13:41 Old West Investment Management recently released its Q4 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. In 2020, the fund’s LP strategies returned an average of 65% and its SMA strategies returned an average of 66%. You should check out Old …
  • New SARS-CoV-2 variant emerges in the U.S. 18 Jan 2021 10:29 Even as the rollout of vaccines all over the world brings a glimmer of hope that the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may end in the near future, new variants continue to emerge, some with the potential to escape vaccine-induced or …
  • French Muslim council nears accord on ‘principles’ sought by Macron 18 Jan 2021 08:29 The president of the CFCM (French Council of Muslim Worship) Mohammed Moussaoui delivers a speech at a rally in front of the Essalem Mosque, victim of arson in Lyon, on August 14, 2020. — Reuters pic PARIS, Jan 18 — Muslim leaders in France have proposed a …
  • French Muslim council agrees accord on 'principles' sought by Macron 18 Jan 2021 04:42 France's Muslim federations agreed Sunday on a "charter of principles" requested by President Emmanuel Macron in his bid to eradicate sectarianism and extremism. Macron urged the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) to devise the charter …
  • How did moments before Alexei Navalny was arrested in Russia unfold? 18 Jan 2021 02:50 Euronews correspondent Galina Polonskaya was on the plane with opposition leader Alexei Navalny before he was detained on arrival at a Moscow airport. She described the journey from Berlin, where the leading Kremlin critic had been treated for a nerve …
  • 'It started in Vegas': 15 biggest takeaways from Part 2 of HBO's documentary, 'Tiger' 18 Jan 2021 02:19 The way Rachel Uchitel describes it in the finale of HBO’s two-part “Tiger” documentary, her affair with Tiger Woods at times actually resembled a normal relationship. When they were together, Woods told her he felt like he could get “recharged.” In the …
  • I'm cheering for the end of school holidays – and the guilt they bring 18 Jan 2021 00:44 One daughter, she says, “just screamed at me because her banana bread is too soft”. Before having kids, I would never have anticipated that being home with them while they’re off school would at times make me feel like I’m Houdini wrapped in chains in an …
  • Renewable energy projects to ‘create 2500 job years’ in CQ 18 Jan 2021 00:44 A new report claims turbocharging the state's renewable energy rollout could create an extra 2500 job years around the Isaac region over the next decade. Community group Solar Citizens's report details the findings as international pressure ramps …
  • 'That's all, folks': Should the government be pulling back fiscal support? 17 Jan 2021 23:33 Loading On his forecasts the unemployment rate will peak at 6.7 per cent in 2021-2022 before falling back in 2022-2023 and continuing to recover for years. GDP will rise, spending will increase and the housing construction sector will continue to surge. …
  • CBS News Videos Video New questions on whether the Capitol mob had help from the inside 17 Jan 2021 22:31 The Week Israel has vaccinated at least 25 percent of its population against the coronavirus so far, which leads the world and makes it "the country to country watch for herd effects from" the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, says infectious …
  • Mzaalo partners with Mojo Boxx to provide content for SpiceJet's in-flight entertainment system 17 Jan 2021 17:07 By PTI MUMBAI: Digital entertainment platform Mzaalo has partnered with Mojo Boxx, to provide content for budget carrier SpiceJet's in-flight entertainment system, SpiceScreen. Mzaalo through its content platform, offers Bollywood movies, regional …
  • WEATHER: Cyclone Kimi watch declared to Bowen 17 Jan 2021 14:00 Cyclone Kimi watch has been extended to Bowen with residents warned to consider what action they will need to take if the threat increases. The tropical cyclone has intensified to a category two system as it bears down on the North Queensland coast. TC …
  • Book review -Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers 17 Jan 2021 09:32 At a time when differences can spark an armed conflict, or even war, one only needs to leaf through the iconic 2006 book, Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers, by an Anglo-Ghanaian philosopher based in Princeton University, Kwame Anthony Appiah, …
  • How to deal with the social media monster: Biden should revoke Section 230 17 Jan 2021 01:46 Strategic Intervention Paper. Direction of Intervention: US Into US. The beautiful dream of an open and free internet, serving as a global agora of unlimited free speech to provide for more popular participation in U.S. democracy, just crashed and burned …
  • 5 more scathing cartoons about Trump's 2nd impeachment 16 Jan 2021 18:29 Subscribe and Save!Get all you need to know about everything that matters for a year or subscribe on a monthly basis. See the bigger pictureDistilled from 200+ sources, we showcase the very best of U.S & international media to give you a holistic world …
  • ‘Using 21st-Century Technology on a 19th-Century House’ in Fairfax City 16 Jan 2021 16:30 Uncovering Civil War graffiti at Fairfax’s Historic Blenheim Mike Toth working with his multispectral imaging system in Historic Blenheim’s parlor. Photo by Bonnie Hobbs. At Fairfax City’s Historic Blenheim, technology is meeting history, and Mike Toth is …
  • Five-year-old needs bone marrow transplant 16 Jan 2021 15:13 Five-year-old Andre Arnett likes to suck his thumb and enjoys watching cartoons, but currently the youngster's life is anything but fun. Andre is a patient at the Bustamante Hospital for Children where he is battling a rare cancer, Burkitt lymphoma. …
  • US Flies African Asylum Seekers to Nairobi in Last-minute Deportation Push 16 Jan 2021 13:59 US Flies African Asylum Seekers to Nairobi in Last-minute Deportation Push more... Social Media Ban Threatens 'Last Relic' of Tunisia's Revolution more... Got News to Share? Click Here. 'Markers Were Not …
  • TIME FOR TRUMP AND BIDEN TO SUCK IT UP 16 Jan 2021 12:16 Making Sense By MICHAEL REAGAN   January 15, 2021 Friday PM (SitNews) - Everyone should be outraged at Democrats and Republicans for the damage they’ve done to the country during the last year. But right now, as the country is split into two angry red and …
  • ‘Crisis? Which crisis?’ Competition captures spirit of 2020 16 Jan 2021 06:11 A collection of the best cartoons of 2020 is a fascinating look into the year that was through the eyes of some extremely talented artists. The cartoonists entering the 32nd annual Rotary Cartoon Awards have perfectly captured the tragedy, absurdity and …
  • When Target stores will re-open as new Kmart outlets 16 Jan 2021 04:59 Change is coming for Target fans as the stores transform into new K-hub outlets amid sweeping changes for the retail giant in Central Queensland. While Target Mackay at Caneland Central appears to have survived the closing, or conversion, towns including …
  • Cowboys contract puts Moranbah boy on cusp of NRL dream 16 Jan 2021 04:58 Michael Bell left the Mackay Cutters as an 18 year old to begin his would-be professional rugby league apprenticeship with the North Queensland Cowboys. Now 21, he returns home with the world at his feet and an NRL berth within reach, should he be ready …
  • The promises and perils of the smartphone in our society 16 Jan 2021 01:12 How often do you notice when you are out in public, inside a café, in a waiting room, at a gathering or meeting – that most people have their eyes glued onto their devices in the palm of their hands, on the table, on their laps, or elsewhere? Even though …
  • Associated Press Videos Video NY State police ready for possible Capitol protests 15 Jan 2021 23:31 The Week FBI Director Christopher Wray, in his first public comments since the Jan. 6 violent siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Trump, said Thursday that law enforcement has arrested more than 100 people in connection with the assault …
  • Name That Toon: Before I Go ... 15 Jan 2021 22:03 Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card. New year, new ... yeah, whatever. Perhaps The Edge's first cartoon caption contest of 2021 can distract you from matters …
  • How we adopted the donkey and the elephant as political symbols 15 Jan 2021 20:39 The donkey and elephant have long represented the Democratic and Republican parties, even though neither party was looking for a mascot. These symbols grew out of negative comments, insults, and political cartoons. Looking at our history, political parties …
  • Style Conversational Week 1419: A smile for the Capitol? 15 Jan 2021 13:15 This year’s class numbers 76, way down from more than 100 newbies in 2019. Part of that was some House members’ moving to a different district because of redistricting; we counted them, too. This year, we’re counting the two new Georgia senators, Jon …
  • Suzhou Ballet interprets ‘Nutcracker’ 15 Jan 2021 12:16 Suzhou Ballet Theater’s “The Nutcracker†will meet dance fans at Shanghai Oriental Art Center next week. “The Nutcracker†has been one of the classic ballet theaters generally present around the turn of the year — and this is no different. Suzhou …
  • Old Habits Die Hard 15 Jan 2021 11:56 Cartoons 23:04 GMT 14.01.2021Get short URL With an overwhelming amount of lawmakers in favor of impeaching US President Donald Trump in the wake of the Capitol riot, the president is quickly seeing his inner circle shrink right before his eyes, as he …
  • As Trump Clashes With Big Tech, China’s Censored Internet Takes His Side 15 Jan 2021 09:07 After Twitter and Facebook kicked President Trump off their platforms, and his supporters began comparing his social media muzzling to Chinese censorship, the president won support from an unexpected source: China. “Legally he’s still the president. This …
  • New ‘Looney Tunes Cartoons’ Coming to HBO Max 15 Jan 2021 05:57 The Looney Tunes Cartoons are about to return; let the much-needed hilarity and comic mayhem resume! HBO Max is releasing a brand-new batch of 10 episodes on Thursday, Jan. 21. Taz stars in his first full-length Looney Tunes Cartoons short when he takes on …
  • Bangladesh: When Joy shouts hypocrisy 15 Jan 2021 05:18 14 January 2021 Screenshot shot from Sajeeb Wazed’s Facebook Page Sajeeb Wazed Joy continues in his quest to find new excuses for the indefensible conduct of the Bangladesh government. Joy is the son of the Bangladesh prime minister and her IT advisor. In …
  • ‘Looney Tunes Cartoons’ Trailer: They’re Back With New Episodes, Folks! 15 Jan 2021 02:48 They’re back, folks! Warner Bros. Animation’s critically acclaimed revival of the beloved animated comedy series returns with new episodes this month. HBO Max has released a new Looney Tunes Cartoons trailer unveiling the release date of brand-new episodes …
  • Parents lose it over cartoon that features man with the longest penis in the world 15 Jan 2021 00:09 Parents have begun expressing their outrage at a new Danish cartoon titled, "John Dillermand," which depicts the titular character as a man with the world's longest penis. "John Dillermand," according to reports, translates to …
  • The 2020 Jim Ridley Film Poll 14 Jan 2021 13:24 First Cow Given the chaos and enervating travails of 2020, it was going to be a challenge to find the right assortment of folks to get at the heart of this unpredictable year in cinema. An international assemblage of critics, filmmakers, podcasters, …
  • 5 scathing cartoons about Trump's second impeachment 13 Jan 2021 16:18 BEFORE YOU GO... A balanced perspectiveThe Week provides critically important news and information for a balanced viewpoint of viewpoint of unprecedented times. Subscribe and Save!Get all you need to know about everything that matters for a year or …
  • Billy Borne’s 1921 cartoons 10 Jan 2021 23:43 In this year’s Humor Issue, we return to Billy Borne’s cartoons. Though his work was published in The Asheville Citizen for over 20 years, our focus is on 1921. As his illustrations exhibit, the Roaring 20s did not actually kick off with a bang but rather …
  • 7 scathing cartoons about Trump's Capitol riot 08 Jan 2021 18:51
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  • Kaizer Chiefs’ time for cartoons is over now, they will not go far – Vilakazi 06 Jan 2021 12:10 The Mamelodi Sundowns and Buccaneers great believes the Caf Champions League mini-league phase will be a mountain to climb for Amakhosi Former Orlando Pirates midfielder Benedict Vilakazi feels Kaizer Chiefs do not have the pedigree to progress past the …
  • How cartoons are spoofing Trump’s call with Raffensperger over Georgia votes 06 Jan 2021 00:26 In the summer of 1974, several GOP leaders in Congress visited Richard Nixon to tell the Watergate-embattled president that he had lost party support on the Hill and that his impeachment was very likely. The next day, Nixon announced his resignation. Now, …
  • January editorial cartoon gallery: Cartoons on Biden, Trump, COVID-19 and more 02 Jan 2021 19:00
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  • Cartoon: 2020 Hindsight: A few of my favorite cartoons I did about this awful year 01 Jan 2021 13:37 Even in an awful year, we've got to laugh and point out hypocrisy, right? Here is a small selection of some of my favorite cartoons I created in 2020. I hope you enjoy them! Now, if you've already given to a local charity or subscribed to your …
  • 5 cartoons about the end of a very, very bad year 31 Dec 2020 15:27
  • Explore Your Summer Options at the Kids VT Camp and School Fair 20 Jan 2021 22:35 Join us February 5-6 at the Kids VT Virtual Camp and School Fair sponsored by New England Federal Credit Union. This new Zoom-based format is a great way to: Learn about opportunities for your child from a safe distance. Connect with representatives from …
  • 8 Best Websites for Sending Valentine’s Day E-Cards for Kids 20 Jan 2021 18:19 Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Getty Images Valentine’s Day is around the corner, which means it’s time for chocolates, red hearts, and exchanging valentines. With Valentine’s …
  • Chelsea kids were squeezed out but now Frank Lampard must put faith in them 20 Jan 2021 05:15 There comes a time when even Frank Lampard will find it impossible to argue why he has left certain players out.  Right now it is not the A-listers he acquired in his £220million spending spree last summer that he overlooks. No. It's the Cobham Kids, …
  • 'Kids Need Video Games': Users Mock Clip of PLA Troops Playing, Dancing Amid Border Woes With India 19 Jan 2021 22:45 India 11:28 GMT 19.01.2021Get short URL After eight rounds of diplomatic talks, India and China have not yet found a compromise to resolve the border stand-off in the Ladakh region. Tensions escalated back in April 2020 when troops from the two Asian …
  • ‘Kids can be heard’: The Southern Downs young gun of 2021 19 Jan 2021 21:18 SHE may only be 10 but Ella Winfield has shown the Warwick community there’s no shortage of what you can accomplish when you use your voice. The young gun has been named the Southern Downs’ latest Junior Citizen of the Year. Ella was a standout nominee for …
  • ‘Kids can be heard’: The Southern Downs young gun of 2021 19 Jan 2021 21:18 SHE may only be 10 but Ella Winfield has shown the Warwick community there’s no shortage of what you can accomplish when you use your voice. The young gun has been named the Southern Downs’ latest Junior Citizen of the Year. Ella was a standout nominee for …
  • Toya and Zag Games team up for Miraculous Ladybug & Cat Noir adventure game on Roblox 19 Jan 2021 19:40 Israeli game studio Toya has teamed up with Zag Games to create a new game for Roblox: Miraculous Ladybug & Cat Noir. The game is based on the animated TV series Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, which targets girls ages 6 to 12 as well as …
  • Commonwealth Games 2022 'going ahead' despite coronavirus delay fears 19 Jan 2021 15:11 Policing chiefs have "every confidence" the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will go ahead as planned, despite fears the timetable could be derailed by the global pandemic. West Midlands Police's Assistant Chief Constable Matt Ward told …
  • It’s okay to let kids play Fortnite during a global pandemic 19 Jan 2021 12:20 On Sunday, The New York Times published an article about the risks of sky-rocketing teenage device usage during quarantine — and as you might expect, they went straight for the guilty-parent touchstones. There are maudlin photos of a family ruined by …
  • Wake County's The Black Cowgirl rides to rescue kids struggling with reading 19 Jan 2021 07:35 WENDELL, N.C. (WTVD) -- In the east of Wake County it feels like out west; the Black Cowgirl rides high on a horse she knows best. Her name is Caitlin Gooch, once a waitress and cashier; but now there's a job in her heart she holds dear. Saddle Up And …
  • Schools are supporting kids with no internet, food, or family support 19 Jan 2021 06:40 More than 100 children in a school serving one of Wales’ most deprived areas still don’t have devices for online working. But their head teacher said the challenges of remote teaching and learning during school closures go further than that. Martin Hulland …
  • Learning During Lockdown: Ideas for the kids during stay-at-home school 19 Jan 2021 03:44 OTTAWA -- Julie Findlay, educator and ‘Mom in the Know’ shares some ideas for fun learning opportunities while schools remain closed. Library Visit Free online resources for consumer research, online classes, language learning newspaper reading and more. …
  • Winners announced for first week of WinterKids Winter Games 19 Jan 2021 01:22 The 4th annual WinterKids Winter Games are underway with 6,000 kids and 300 teachers completing week one. The games focus on outdoor physical activity and better overall health along with resilience, inclusion, community and service.The winners from week …
  • E for everyone: These family-friendly video games entertain kids and comfort adults 18 Jan 2021 10:34 Today's games provide many wonders, including complex stories with multiple quests and missions that provide the illusion of letting us stitch together a linear story. But they are also big, and sometimes overwhelming to start. I enjoyed my first hour …
  • The best VR games and experiences on Oculus Quest and Quest 2 - CNET 17 Jan 2021 11:56 Virtual reality can be an amazing escape, a workout or both. Over the last year at home, VR gaming has become an even bigger part of my life than it was before. If you're looking for the closest thing to a self-contained VR gaming console, the Oculus …
  • Kids' screen-time increase during pandemic raises alarms 17 Jan 2021 10:28 The day after New Year's, John Reichert of Boulder, Colo., had a heated argument with his 14-year-old son, James. "I've failed you as a father," he told the boy despairingly. During the long months of lockdowns and shuttered schools, …
  • Although reduced in numbers, referees ready to call winter games 17 Jan 2021 05:19 BY MARK JAFFEE The whistles are being cleaned for basketball tip-offs and ice hockey face-offs. Swimming and gymnastics officials are getting ready, too. The CIAC Officials Association held a virtual meeting with all sports boards Friday morning to go over …
  • Klopp: Rare that games are absolutely perfect 16 Jan 2021 17:07 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he can "count on one hand" the games that have gone perfectly as he prepares to face Manchester United this weekend, live on Sky Sports. Klopp has had to contend with plenty of obstacles since winning the 2019…
  • In Canada, Syrian refugee kids find belonging through hockey 16 Jan 2021 06:11 In many ways, Yamen Bai is just like any other 11-year-old kid in Canada. “I like to play hockey,” Yamen said in a phone interview, adding that his favorite part of the sport is scoring goals and winning games. Unlike many kids in Canada, where hockey is a …
  • While professional athletes can play in New Mexico through the pandemic, kids can't 16 Jan 2021 05:54 Newly released COVID safe practices have some in the sports community scratching their heads.“It doesn't seem like it is equitable at all,” said Gloria Faber, executive director of the New Mexico Youth Soccer Association. “Having professional sports …
  • Parents of minor hockey players anxious for kids to get back into game action 16 Jan 2021 02:46 GLACE BAY, N.S. -- There’s an empty feeling inside Maritime hockey arena’s these days. Parents are not allowed inside to watch their kids on the ice, and players are restricted to practising only. "There's only so much they can do and so long they …
  • What to watch with your kids: ‘The Marksman,’ ‘Bridgerton’ and more 15 Jan 2021 14:28 Age 10+ Lonely tween protects cub in cute dramedy; bullying. “Lena & Snowball” is a family dramedy in which a tween girl named Lena (Melissa Collazo) finds a baby white lion cub named Snowball and tries to protect it from poachers. Lena is the frequent …
  • 'Kids can handle hard truths': teachers and their students reckon with capitol attack 15 Jan 2021 09:15 Fifteen-year-old Sevan Minassian-Godner’s brain struggled to process the images of violent, pro-Trump insurrectionists defacing the Capitol. The scene reminded the Berkeley high school sophomore of a movie, maybe the Hunger Games. Not the unbreakable idea …
  • Netflix's best food for thought series for kids 15 Jan 2021 04:31 With the closure of schools and the cancellation of children activities being part of Thailand's strategy against Covid-19, many students have been glued to social networks and video games. To get them back on track towards education, we are …
  • 14 Kids Collapsed Wearing Masks During Winter Sports Practice 15 Jan 2021 01:58 MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On Thursday, student-athletes in Minnesota returned to the court and ice rink for their first games and scrimmages of the winter sports season. Most of these sports are requiring athletes to wear masks during game play and practices. …
  • Surfers ride out pandemic ahead of Games 15 Jan 2021 00:30 Athletes around the world have searched for ways and places to ride out the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for the Tokyo Olympics but surfers Brisa Hennessy and Michel Bourez may have found two of the best. While some worked out in backyard pools or turned …
  • Annual WinterKids Winter Games kicks off this week 15 Jan 2021 00:01 WinterKids will kick off the fourth annual Winter Games this week, across the state and in New Hampshire, Vermont, New Jersey and Canada. In Maine, kids, teachers and families in nearly 100 communities are participating in the games. Teachers and families …
  • 'It's not a game of luck': Orange County kids learn tricks of the stock market trade 14 Jan 2021 20:54 The stock market takes skill, and Huntington Beach resident Dylan Jin-Ngo, 16, has been able to illustrate that through his Youth Investors Corp. Dylan started the nonprofit company in 2019 to try to educate local youth on stock trading. Last summer, he …
  • 20 Best Rainy Day Activities in NYC: For Kids of All Ages 14 Jan 2021 19:02 Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Rainy days are never fun – the blank stares, the endless moping, or worse, the restless energy of the kids. If you are looking for fun, indoor …
  • WinterKids Winter Games are underway in Maine 14 Jan 2021 13:26 games are underway. Kids, teachers and families and nearly 100 communities in Maine are taking part in the four week series designed to get kids active outside and eating better. This year's focus is on resilience, inclusion, community and service. …
  • For The Kid In Your Life, 3 Video Games That Play Like Storybooks 14 Jan 2021 12:34 Growing up, I always saw playing video games as a natural extension of my interest in reading. To me, the fantastical worlds I explored in games mirrored those of my favorite children's books like Where the Wild Things Are and The Lorax. Many of the …
  • Taranaki Masters Games include a sport for everyone 14 Jan 2021 09:42 The Yodamasters won the 2020 netball dress-up competition. Photo/ SuppliedWhether you like football, swimming, or wine appreciation, the 2021 TET Taranaki Masters Games (TMG) has a sport for everyone. Event organiser Jacqui Wood says the event takes …
  • NFL wild-card games show potential for alternate broadcasts 14 Jan 2021 09:03 LOS ANGELES (AP) - Brian Robbins directed “Varsity Blues” and was the producer of “Coach Carter,” but both of those might have been eclipsed last Sunday with Nickelodeon’s successful kids-oriented broadcast of an NFL playoff game. Even a couple days after …
  • Kids sent sick messages on online game 14 Jan 2021 06:27 Innocent kids are being sent child abuse videos and sexual messages on a new online game that has taken the world by storm. Among Us was only released two years ago but has quickly garnered millions of users – with fears that online predators are now using …
  • Mum-of-16 shares her simple tip for feeding kids without lea... 14 Jan 2021 05:58 Jeni and Ray Bonell have one of the biggest families in Australia (Image: thebonellfamily_/Instagram) A mum-of-16 has revealed how she feeds her kids without having to do any washing up. Jeni and Ray Bonell, who have one of the biggest families in …
  • Parents' horror as kids ‘sent child abuse videos and gross messages’ on game 13 Jan 2021 17:40 Children playing a popular online game have been sent videos of sexual abuse. Mums have begun sharing alarming stories online about the vile content that has been aimed at their kids on Among Us. The game, which has become hugely popular online in the past …
  • Top 10 YouTube channels your kids can use for homeschooling 13 Jan 2021 16:31 Virtual home learning has rolled over into 2021, and much to many parents ’ dismay, they will have to once again juggle work with childcare and homeschooling. So for a fraction of the day at least, your child might well be glued to YouTube while you get …
  • Protecting your children from virtual violence in video games, movies 13 Jan 2021 11:08 Heavy exposure to violent media content can be a risk factor for violent behavior (Shutterstock) Media and the internet offer countless opportunities that help children develop their skills and understanding of the world they live in. When used correctly, …
  • Perth kids in hotel quarantine receive surprise activity packs from Lions Club 13 Jan 2021 10:48 Lions Club volunteers across the state have been raising funds to supply packages of books, puzzles and games to children in hotel quarantine. Duncraig club service co-ordinator Carmel Ward said the clubs had been contacted by the Department of Communities …
  • Kids looking for recreation options 13 Jan 2021 06:47 It’s been months since young athletes have been able to suit up for games or practices, meaning coaches and players have been forced to find new ways of keeping physically and mentally fit. As Marek Tkach reports, most teams are relying heavily on virtual …
  • Extra wild-card games lead to diluted ratings for NFL 13 Jan 2021 02:51 LOS ANGELES — Two additional games on wild-card weekend resulted in somewhat diluted ratings for the NFL. The six games averaged 25.1 million viewers on television and online, which is a 20% drop from last season’s per-game viewership on the first playoff …
  • The future of football-watching has arrived, with streams for everyone (and slime for the kids) 12 Jan 2021 00:19 It was among the highlights of an experiment by the NFL and CBS in which a second broadcast of the Saints’ first-round playoff victory over the Chicago Bears aired on CBS’s kid-focused cable network. The viewing experience was unlike any in the history of …
  • COVIDTRON 2020: Coloradans create video games during COVID-19 pandemic 11 Jan 2021 20:52 SILT, Colo. (KDVR) — Last year alone, the video game industry generated $90 billion for the U.S. economy and sales are only continuing to soar as the pandemic pushes forward. Here in Colorado, there’s a huge population of gamers and even some video game …
  • OPINION: Projects and games from America’s Test Kitchen 11 Jan 2021 07:59 "Kitchen Explorers!" BY: America's Test Kitchen (distributed by Penguin Random House, September 2020), ages 8-13, 143 pages, $12.99 paperback. STORY: This is a workbook of kitchen-based STEAM projects from the intelligently thought-through …
  • Georginio Wijnaldum reveals Liverpool urged each other not to go 'crazy' against Aston Villa's kids 11 Jan 2021 04:23 Georginio Wijnaldum reveals Liverpool's faltering stars urged each other not to go 'crazy' after being pegged back by Aston Villa's kids in half-time team talk of FA Cup clash Liverpool survived a scare by Aston Villa's kids to win 4-1 …
  • The Dog Gurus annual Daycare Games 10 Jan 2021 23:53 While the humans are recovering from the festive season the fur kids and teachers of West End based Doggy Day Care Brisbane will compete for medals in The Dog Gurus annual Daycare Games. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to control a large group of …
  • Star power inspires at Colgate Games in Inglewood 10 Jan 2021 10:59 Two of New Zealand's elite athletes and more than 1000 kids turned up at the Colgate Games in Inglewood over the weekend. Olympic bronze medal-winning pole vaulter Eliza McCartney and Stratford-born sprinter Zoe Hobbs were at the North Island junior …
  • Kids at home for 2 more weeks? Here are some creative, practical tips for parents 10 Jan 2021 09:32 With elementary students stuck at home for at least two more weeks, some Ottawa-area experts are offering creative tips for parents who may need help. Students who opted for in-person learning were supposed to go back to school on Jan. 11. But on Thursday, …
  • FA Cup R3: Chorley beat Derby kids, Baggies out on pens 10 Jan 2021 03:40 Non-League Chorley claimed an unlikely place in the FA Cup fourth round as they proved too strong for a youthful Derby side in an extraordinary tie. Connor Hall and Mike Calveley were the men on target as the National League North side claimed a 2-0 …
  • Coach went above and beyond to keep kids active 09 Jan 2021 20:45 Kate Loveridge knew the importance of keeping her mostly young female members motivated and connected throughout the COVID-19 lockdown. The callisthenics coach created Zoom meetings, online classes, challenges and other fun activities for her 160-strong …
  • FA Cup R3: Non-League Chorley beat Derby kids 09 Jan 2021 17:28 Non-League Chorley claimed an unlikely place in the FA Cup fourth round as they proved too strong for a youthful Derby side in an extraordinary tie. Connor Hall and Mike Calveley were the men on target as the National League North side claimed a 2-0 …
  • What kids can learn from losing 09 Jan 2021 09:17 A lot of us who played youth sports remember the defeats far more clearly than the victories—the camaraderie of the locker room, how sweet a candy bar tastes amid bitterness, the foxhole fraternity. You just don’t bond with teammates after a win like you …
  • No more complaints about those extras for the kids 09 Jan 2021 06:16 The pandemic has taught me this life lesson: less complaining, more living. We do not need to debate what should or shouldn’t be done regarding COVID-19 restrictions, shutdowns and mandates in this little column space. One thing I hope we can agree on: Let …
  • 10 tips to make kids self-confident 09 Jan 2021 06:01 Jesusegun Alagbe A parent, Kunmi Lolade, (not real name) could not avoid crying sometime in 2019 when she discovered she had been the cause of her seven-year-old daughter’s low self-confidence at school and elsewhere. According to her, the girl’s teacher …
  • How Should We Teach Our Kids to Be Competent? ‘Bean Dad’ Brought Back Memories (in Culture) 09 Jan 2021 01:44 Who is Bean Dad, and why does everyone hate him? In short, the story concerns a father, his hungry nine-year-old daughter, and a can of beans. As recounted by the father (a self-described “apocalypse dad”) on Twitter, the girl wanted a meal, but dad …
  • Friday's Best Deals: Best Buy Games Sale, TP-Link Mesh Routers, Mandalorian Art Book, Wario and Waluigi Plush, Orthopedic Dog Bed, Marc Jacobs Lipstick, and More 08 Jan 2021 23:16 A Best Buy games sale and TP-Link mesh routers lead Friday’s best deals. Promoted Deal: Walmart+ (15 Days) | Free | Walmart Shopping in-store just got easy, fast, and contactless with Walmart+, the new membership from Walmart. With benefits from mobile …
  • Sierra Leonean TV host releases kids book ‘Adama Loves Akara’ 08 Jan 2021 21:45 – Advertisement – Adama Loves Akara is a new children’s book from Sierra Leonean TV host Vickie Remoe that encourages early reading, family time, and multiculturalism. Illustrated by Luseni Kallon, the book was inspired by Remoe’s son, who exclaimed at age …
  • Apple Arcade: The full list of games you can play on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV - CNET 08 Jan 2021 18:25 The Pathless is finally available to play. Screenshot by Shelby Brown Just over a year ago, Apple tossed its hat into the gaming ring with its mobile game subscription service, Apple Arcade. The service costs $5 (£5, AU$8) a month and lets you play over …
  • Friday deals: HP Chromebook $169, 24-inch desktop monitor $70, over 35 free games from Amazon 08 Jan 2021 16:16 Apropos of absolutely nothing, there's a cult-classic comedy on sale at Amazon right now: Mike Judge's Idiocracy is just $5 to buy (versus $4 to rent). Dare I say it's a no-brainer at this price? I'm a big, big Mike Judge fan: King of the …
  • Money Management for Kids Pays Off in Adulthood 08 Jan 2021 12:56 (NewsUSA) - As we enter a new year, it's not too late to give your children a gift. Consider a gift that lasts a lifetime -- financial literacy. The benefits of understanding finances at a young age will contribute to children's economic success at …
  • What to watch with your kids: ‘Wonder Woman 1984,’ ‘News of the World’ and more 08 Jan 2021 12:39 Available in theaters and on HBO Max. News of the World (PG-13) Age 13+ Stirring, lyrical Western has peril, some harsh violence. “News of the World” is a striking Western set in 1870 about a man named Captain Kidd (Tom Hanks), who travels the United …
  • The kids may not be all right, according to Montreal study on mental health during COVID-19 08 Jan 2021 10:28 MONTREAL -- Ten months into COVID-19, a persistent health worry is growing, but it’s not exactly about the virus. One recent study out of the Universite de Montreal found that parents are increasingly worried about their kids’ mental and emotional health, …
  • Memorial, PNG prepare for games after coronavirus break 08 Jan 2021 06:28 The Memorial and Port Neches-Groves basketball teams altered their schedules this week after players on both teams tested positive for the coronavirus. Memorial head coach Alden Lewis said a player tested positive following a Titans 44-43 victory over …
  • Kids and online games: stop judging and start parenting 08 Jan 2021 03:59 Most of what kids do online is scoffed at by adults, but this comes with a catch. Take watching other people play video games online. Despite most adults scratching their heads wondering how this could possibly be interesting, latest figures by Google show …
  • Sick of Zoom meetings? Clearly, even kids have had enough 08 Jan 2021 03:19 Express News Service CHENNAI: Ashish hides behind the solid red curtain in his living room and screams, “I am not home, Daddy! I have gone to office.” The four-year-old has had his breakfast, showered and is dressed up. He knows it’s time for his online …
  • Villa kids to face Liverpool in FA Cup 08 Jan 2021 00:59 Aston Villa will field a youth team in their FA Cup clash with Liverpool after coronavirus swept through the senior squad. No first-team players will take part in the third-round game at Villa Park and boss Dean Smith will not manage the side on Friday, …
  • Liverpool will face Aston Villa kids if FA Cup third round fixture gets go-ahead 07 Jan 2021 23:40 Aston Villa are sweating on the test results of their Under-23 squad as their FA Cup third round clash with Liverpool hangs in the balance. A host of positive Covid-19 test results have swept through the club’s Bodymoor Heath training ground this week, …
  • Sweater Design? Gin Rummy? Typing? These Are The Mario Games You've Never Heard Of 07 Jan 2021 13:24 Mario is an institution in the realm of gaming. As the instantly-recognizable star of massively popular titles like Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario Odyssey, this Italian plumber is one of the most iconic video game characters of all time. As such, most …
  • 10 Ways to Have Productive Zoom Meetings, Even With Kids in the Mix 06 Jan 2021 22:00 January 6, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Holding productive Zoom meetings from a home office can be challenging, but with kids in the household, it becomes an even more seemingly insurmountable task. …
  • Many kids waiting for big brothers, big sisters in 2021 06 Jan 2021 21:23 Big Brother Chris Paradis, left, and his Little Brother Evan Jones, enjoy playing cribbage, watching movies and, shown here two years ago, shooting pool. Chris and Evan were matched three years ago as part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine, which is …
  • 'This Is Geared Specifically For Kids & Families' 06 Jan 2021 19:35 (CBS Local Sports)– The NFL Playoffs begin this weekend and football is coming to Nickelodeon for the first time on Sunday, January 10 when the Chicago Bears meet the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Wild Card round. Announcers Noah Eagle and Nate Burleson …
  • ’Gross’ kids board game’s lewd questions 06 Jan 2021 10:38 This isn’t the kind of juice controversy we’re used to. Dance Moms alum and YouTube star JoJo Siwa, 17, has been put on the defensive again over criticism of her new Nickelodeon board game for kids, “JoJo’s Juice.” The game contains questions like “Have …
  • Getting Your Kids Off Screen And On Board 06 Jan 2021 03:16 As parents of boys ranging from 7 to 19 years old, we often discuss and share the strains that technology places on us. Our work as researchers in digital technologies and education means we are often confronted with both the negatives and positives of …
  • Amazon's latest Fire Kids Edition tablets are all on sale — save 25% when you buy 2 06 Jan 2021 03:10 Save 25% when you buy a pair of Amazon Fire Kids Edition tablets now through Feb. 6: Remember when we all thought remote learning would be a thing of the past by the time the fall semester began last September? Simpler times, man. Making sure your kid(s) …
  • 'Kids Who Care' group raises nearly $7,000 for new winter coats for GTA community centre 06 Jan 2021 01:31 TORONTO -- For many, the winter season will feel a little warmer now in the GTA, thanks to the fundraising efforts of some young people in York Region. The group, called Kids Who Care International, have been taking on "caring missions" to help …
  • Scoop | Toys for Kids: Prep for Your Next Beach Getaway  05 Jan 2021 23:33 Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Toys for Kids: Prep for Your Next Beach Getaway  Tired of the cold? Parents are finding ways to safely travel and head to warmer destinations to …
  • Kids wait for Brothers, Sisters to be their 'One to One in 2021' 05 Jan 2021 22:30 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine kicks off the year with a recruitment effort to match 30 waiting Littles with adult mentors, and train another 70 college and high school students to serve as “Virtual Bigs” to mentor area youth. The campaign “One to …
  • Fewer kids are enrolled in public kindergarten – that will have a lasting impact on schools and equity 05 Jan 2021 15:19 (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Public school enrollment is down across the country. For example, enrollment is down by 15,000 in Chicago public schools …
  • The best video games to play during lockdown, from The Sims 4 to Animal Crossing OLD 05 Jan 2021 12:46 Forced inside by the danger of coronavirus, where do we turn to for a sense of escape? The answer, for many, is video games. Gaming statistics have skyrocketed in recent weeks – in the US, Verizon reported an increase of 75 per cent since the quarantine …
  • Lakota Games on Ice 05 Jan 2021 08:00 By Steve Kinsella From the frozen shore it looks like a game of hockey on Lake Mitchell. Youth and adults are bundled in coats, gloves and scarves. But is that a rib bone flying across the ice? Actually, it’s the Lakota Games on Ice, a project of the …
  • What Do Families Need To Know About Kids, Masks And Sports? 05 Jan 2021 04:10 MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Youth sports have started back up in Minnesota on Monday with some changes. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says face coverings are now required at all times, including practices and games. There are some safety exemptions for …
  • Meet the Puzzle Makers of New York Times Games 05 Jan 2021 02:05 In Brooklyn, N.Y., in a west-facing apartment. Dec. 17, 2019, and it featured a rabbit. It was the first Vertex puzzle published! Much of my childhood was spent playing games. There were puzzles and riddles printed in the newspaper every Saturday, and I’d …
  • Your kids are running (around) Washington 04 Jan 2021 23:18 I miss seeing long lines of school buses along bustling streets in the nation’s capital. I miss the sounds of giggly schoolgirls in plaid skirts and white blouses filing past museums and monuments. There are very few volleyball players on the small stretch …
  • Editorial: Governor’s policy banning cheerleaders from games deserves revisiting 04 Jan 2021 19:13 On Monday, the high school basketball regular season will resume for teams throughout Tennessee. Some have been in action in holiday tournaments throughout the Christmas break. Others — like both Scott High and Oneida — have been off for the duration of …
  • After 256 games and a few close calls, the NFL’s pandemic regular season comes to an end 04 Jan 2021 18:12 The conclusion of the regular season is more signpost than finish line. Before the season, Allen Sills, the NFL’s chief medical officer, compared finishing training camp with a small number of cases to scoring a touchdown on the first drive. The league is …
  • 11 things Reading kids from the 90s can no longer do 04 Jan 2021 06:21 The 1990s now seem a very long time ago. There are still many people who remember being a child during that time. From using nearly a whole tub of hair gel, to wearing clothes that were far too big and playing brutally hard video games on Super Nintendos …
  • Interactive digital exercise games may improve energy expenditure in children 03 Jan 2021 22:57 Interactive digital gaming activities that include player movement (exergaming), such as dancing or boxing apparently have great health benefits for children. In a major breakthrough, experts found that middle school-aged kids who indulge in interactive …
  • The summer dreams dashed by the pandemic show our kids are true heroes 02 Jan 2021 07:40 We can’t even get a COVID test to prove we’re negative until day 11 of our trip. Today is only day 9 and we’re due to fly home to Melbourne on day 13. That means no more trips to the beach. No more playing with cousins. Just isolation in the house, again. …
  • Nintendo is partnering with a nonprofit to bring gaming consoles to hospitalized kids 02 Jan 2021 07:17 So what better way to pass the time than by playing some video games? That's the idea behind the new Nintendo Switch gaming stations being rolled out to hospitals and health care systems across the country. The gaming stations are the latest initiative …
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Shares Sweet Family Photo of Him, His 4 Kids and His Girlfriend Celebrating New Year's Eve 02 Jan 2021 03:51 Cristiano Ronaldo/instagram Capping off a year of loss for so many amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, Cristiano Ronaldo took to Instagram on New Year's Eve, to share a message of hope leading in to the new year. "2020 was not an easy …
  • Kids In Cyberpunk And Valhalla Should Be Seen And Heard 02 Jan 2021 02:51 I’ve been bouncing between Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Cyberpunk 2077 recently, and something has stood out during that time: These two games have broken from genre tradition by introducing children into their open worlds. I’m so used to seeing entire …
  • Brian Kelly is tired of hearing about Notre Dame losing big games. 01 Jan 2021 22:03 LiveUpdated  Jan. 1, 2021, 4:02 p.m. ET Jan. 1, 2021, 4:02 p.m. ET Donning a suit with a red tie, Alabama Coach Nick Saban arrives for his College Football Playoff semifinal against Notre Dame.Credit...Gary Cosby/USA Today Sports, via ReutersThis …
  • Realme 7 5G: Parents, this is the phone you <i>should</i> have got your kids for Christmas 01 Jan 2021 18:20 It's never been harder to buy a new phone. Five years ago flagships did everything, mid-rangers had obvious compromises, and sub-£200 handsets were trash. Now those lines are so blurry, you'd be justified in asking your ophthalmologist to check for …
  • How kids can join Noon Year's Eve online from Kansas Children's Discovery Center 01 Jan 2021 03:00 TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Noon Year’s Eve with the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center is virtual this year at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, to celebrate the beginning of 2021. The event has gone online to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, however, the team at the …
  • The Best Board Games Of 2020 01 Jan 2021 02:22 2020 was a challenging year to enjoy the full breadth of the tabletop hobby. Many players were unable to gather with friends and gaming groups to play in person, but it didn’t stop publishers from continuing to pump out some remarkable and incredibly fun …
  • 11-year-old girl launches initiative to teach kids how to code 31 Dec 2020 17:16 Chelsea Smith A pre-teen Bahamian girl has launched a non-profit initiative to empower other children to “unlock” their power by learning how to code. Chelsea Smith initially began learning coding as a way to be productive at the start of the pandemic. …
  • Virtual STEM classes keep kids engaged during pandemic 31 Dec 2020 15:02 “They’re looking for something to do,” Forestview Middle School multimedia specialist Jim Reed said of his students during this unusual time. In normal years, Reed runs after-school STEM classes every sports season — fall, winter and spring — to appeal to …
  • Reel life in lockdown: My kids found the colour through the smoke machine 31 Dec 2020 09:06 It feels as though we’re waiting for the credits to roll on this maddening year as the new year rocks in with deflated balloons and leftover cheese and crackers from Christmas. January is Health Month in The Irish Times. Throughout the month, in print and …
  • Kids who head soccer balls are more likely to develop dementia, neurologists say 31 Dec 2020 08:02 Alarm bells are ringing in sport about the risk of a group of chronic, neuro-degenerative diseases, commonly understood as dementia. There is an increasingly large body of evidence which has identified that small, repetitive collisions of the brain inside …
  • Find what makes your kids happy, and meet them there 29 Dec 2020 02:24 “This is your last game of Overwatch.” Many parents probably utter this phrase or something similar, inserting whatever online video game their tween or teenage kid is playing. However, I say this on a weekly basis to my 51-year-old husband. Yet, I don’t …