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Adam Savage is back, in ‘MythBusters Jr.’ on Science Channel (Wednesdays 9 pm ET/6 pm PT)

Adam Savage is back with an all-new show, and he’ll be tweeting live during tonight’s MythBusters Jr. on ⁦The Science Channel⁩. The episode is named "Battery Blast," so we're expecting there will be explodey explosions, and they're mentioning “straight as an arrow” so, pointy weapons.

Here's the pitch:

Six of the nation’s most talented ...

Karen Pence teaches at school that bans LGBTQ kids and staff: Report

Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, just started a new job this week. She's an art teacher at a Christian school that makes job candidates sign a pledge not to engage in homosexual activity. *** kids, you're not welcome either.

The Pences are nothing if not consistent. Consistently horrible.

Huffington Post's Rebecca Klein reports ...

Rigorous new scientific study: Link between kids screen time and their well-being is highly overstated

In a heavy-duty new scientific paper published this week, University of Oxford researchers argue that the association between adolescent well-being and digital technology use is tiny. Really tiny. From Scientific American:

(The paper by experimental psychologist Andrew Przybylski and grad student Amy Orben) reveals the pitfalls of the statistical methods scientists have employed and ...

Children in Virginia’s Trump supporting counties became more abusive

Kids are bigger bullies in counties that voted for the incoherent mobster.

NPR reports:

After the 2016 presidential election, teachers across the country reported they were seeing increased name-calling and bullying in their classrooms. Now, research shows that those stories — at least in one state — are confirmed by student surveys.

Francis Huang of the University ...

Ten years after Juneau ditched water fluoridation, kids racked up an average of $300/each in extra dental bills

It's been ten years since the people of Juneau, Alaska succumbed to conspiracy theories and voted to ruin their kids' teeth by removing fluoride from the drinking water, and it shows.

A BMC Oral Health study by Jennifer Meyer (U Alaska), Vasileios Margaritis (Walden U) and Aaron Mendelsohn (Walden U) found that, on average, the ...

‘Toddler Star Wars Lightsaber’ fight, now with Dramatic Sound

🔊Sound on!

Mitch Centers did the effects, and says, “I saw these two fighting and HAD to edit in some effects for them!”

This kiddo really delivers an Oscar-worthy performance.

Watch:

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🔊Sound on🔊 I saw these two fighting and ...

LEGO stop-motion short film by 8-year-old girl animator

This 8 year old is a lot more patient and creative than most adults I know. What a cool little kid-made short film.

“My 8 year old daughter made a Stop-motion Lego movie hoping to post it on Legolife, but they don't post videos yet,” said IMGURian @dadwithtowel, who posted it on IMGUR with her ...