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6 Engaging Learning Activities for Your Kids during Lockdown

If you are living in a place that’s still under the Covid-19 lockdown and the kids have not been able to get out much, chances are that tempers are simmering. To uncoil these agitated neurons and bring the temperature down, we have brought you a list of fun, practical, and engaging learning activities that will ...

Here are the 21 US states where pre-teen children can hunt big game alone

Pretty much anyone 16 and older can hunt big game alone in the United States, but many states allow pre-teens to hunt big game alone, not just rabbits and squirrels and the like. As list maintainer Outdoor Empire notes, "Generally it's recommended to be around 10 years of age to understand everything taught in the ...

U.S. is investigating claims that TikTok violated children’s privacy

The FTC and the Justice Department are investigating claims that TikTok, the popular social media app with close ties to China, violated a 2019 agreement to protect children's privacy. Reports Diane Bartz at Reuters,

The Center for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and others in May asked the FTC look into their allegations ...

How To Train Your Robot, a free kids book by an engineer and his 10-year-old daughter

My buddy Ken Goldberg, a UC Berkeley professor of robotics, his 10-year-old daughter Blooma, and science communicator Ashley Chase wrote a delightful children's book called How to Train Your Robot! Illustrated by Dave Clegg, the story, about a fourth grade robotics club, is a fun and understandable introduction to how deep learning can ...

Dad transforms cat-carrier into pod to protect baby from coronavirus, design inspired by ‘Death Stranding’ game

This dad in China created a 'baby pod' suit to protect his child from coronavirus. His ingenious DIY design was reportedly based on the action game "Death Stranding."

Cao Junjie, who is 30 and lives in Shanghai with wife and baby, used a cat carrier to make the sealable pod that includes an air-quality monitor that ...

Glass screen protector for my Nintendo Switch

I use these screen protectors on my Nintendo Switch.

The Nintendo Switch gets handed from child to child. The Switch gets banged, bumped, dropped and treated like something a 5-year-old is struggling wrest from a 10-year-old. Screen protectors come and go, but thus far the Switch has been undamaged.

Three packs are nice.

[3 Pack] Screen ...

Watch: 9-year-old girl kills Nirvana’s ‘In Bloom’ on drums

Nandi Bushell channels drummer David Grohl as she drums to Nirvana's "In Bloom."

From Ipswich, England, she "has been posting drum covers to her YouTube channel for over two years. She's covered the likes of Beyoncé, Metallica, Joan Jett," according to Mashable. Is she really just nine years old?

Here she is jamming with ...

Boy genius will graduate college at age 9

Laurent Simons is pursuing a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE) in the Netherlands. He's 9 years old. After graduation, he intends to earn a PhD in electrical engineering along with a medical degree. From CNN:

While Laurent comes from a family of doctors, his parents have so far ...

Spotify launches a dedicated Kids app for Premium Family subscribers

In a move to boost family subscriptions to its app, Spotify this morning announced the launch of a dedicated Kids application which allows children three and up to listen to their own music, both online and offline, as well as explore playlists and recommendations picked by experts, and more. The music selection is also filtered ...

Microsoft adds per-app time limits to its parental controls

Microsoft is following Apple and Google’s lead with today’s launch of per-app and per-game time limits in its parental control software. Already, the company allows parents to limit screen time across Windows 10, Xbox One, and Android via the Microsoft Launcher. However, it hadn’t yet allowed parents to limit the amount of time a child ...