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Oldest Hippo in North America Celebrates 58th Birthday
Bertie has been around longer than any of his fellow tenants. He moved in on December 16, 1958, back when “The Donna Reed Show” was on TV and Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House. He’s fathered 29 offspring, despite having only two mates....
President Obama Upholds Easter Egg Roll Tradition
Thousands of children gather to celebrate the annual event at the White House.
The Defining Issue of Our Generation
Baby boomers are accustomed to feeling self-important. The 78 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964 were dubbed the Me Generation for good reason. We have high expectations, we want only the very best, and we are savvy consumers of goods and services. We are...
Spotlight on Primetime TV Roles
Men and women's roles on TV have changed dramatically over the past 50 years.
I went to the theater with high hopes and low expectations: A movie about the afterlife from mainstream Hollywood? How much could I expect? I loved the movie. It was almost more than I could have hoped for: a solid cast, brilliant director and understated realism. "Hereafter" didn't fall into the
Gary Coleman: Child Star's Rise and Fall
Last weekend we heard of the tragic death of Dana Plato from a drug overdose. As a child she has starred in the hit comedy series different strokes. And ironically she's not the only one from that show this the troubled existence since heady days of stardom. Gary Coleman who played Arnold has had
For Kids on Reality TV, Every Show Might Be 'Survivor'
Role of Children in Balloon Scheme Underscores Concerns That Reality Star Turns Can Hurt Kids
Balloon Boy: Falcon Heene Spotlights the Price of Fame for Reality TV Kids
Experts Say Overbearing Stage Parents Can Set Children Up for a Lifetime of Problems
Nancy Drew: The Smart Woman's Role Model
Modern female role models might include Hannah Montana or Beyonce, but there was a time when pre-teen girls would pick up a Nancy Drew book and be transported to a world where a brave, smart young woman fought villains and solved mysteries. Nancy Drew became a role model for some very accomplished
Famous Women Share Their Childhood Aspirations
For our launch, Double X approached a number of women we admire—actors, writers, Supreme Court justices , athletes—and asked them to answer the question, "Who did you want to be when you grew up?" You might be surprised at some of the answers. They range from guilty pleasures close to home (the