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Sleep Problems Could Increase Risk Of Obesity In Children

Lack of sleep combined with other sleep problems for young children could increase their risk of obesity.

A new study that was published in The Journal of Pediatrics last week links lack of sleep and other problems with a higher risk of childhood obesity. The study was conducted by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and looked at the effects of a chronic lack of sleep on young children… Read more »

Ark Encounter Founder Threatens To Sue State Over Denied Tax Funding

Ark Encounter to sue Kentucky - it's discrimination not to pay them to discriminate.

Though Ken Ham earlier this week denied that he had any intentions of using state tax revenue to fund his Ark Encounter park, today the man behind the Creation Museum and Answers in Genesis says that he’s considering litigation against the state for refusing him that same funding. In a blog post Thursday morning, Ham… Read more »

Disrespectful Tourists At Japanese Temples Lead To Photography Ban

Japanese Temples

For the traveling tourist, Japan stands out from other locations. With its mix of tradition and unique modernization, the Land of the Rising Sun is a gem on its own. The Inquisitr previously reported on some of the wonders that Japan provides but mostly on their temples, in which some of them will perform a… Read more »

McDonald’s Is Trimming The Fat Off Their Menu, Adding Tablet Ordering

McDonald's location.

After McDonald’s transparency campaign backfired a little bit, the company has been working hard to change the way their restaurant works to draw in new customers and recapture the fast food market. Some of the steps they’ve been taking could drastically change the McDonald’s experience for regular customers. One major change to the McDonald’s franchise… Read more »

‘Cute Cats’ Are The Best Thing To Happen To Marshmallows! Prepare To Drink Nothing But Hot Chocolate From Now On! [Gallery]

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Over the years, many inventors (and innovators) have created some of the most interesting inventions ranging from awesomely unique to amazingly absurd. However, some of the best creations aren’t the ones that may benefit mankind, but indulge mankind’s appetite. The Inquisitr have kept up on the latest on such foodie delights, especially when Dominque Ansel… Read more »

Green Monday Deals Abound At Amazon And Walmart

green monday sales

Green Monday is the new kid on the Christmas shopping deals block. The massive online post-Black Friday deals have been described as “the poor man’s Cyber Monday.” Green Monday is now the third biggest online shopping day of the year. The second Monday in December is Green Monday. The phrase was coined by eBay in… Read more »

Congress Passes The ABLE Act To Benefit Disabled Children

The ABLE Act helps parents plan for the futures of their children with disabilities.

In a huge show of bipartisan support, the ABLE Act passed congress with a 404-17 vote on Wednesday. The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, known as the ABLE Act, is aimed at helping parents provide for the future of their children who have disabilities without worrying about penalties or other obstacles. The new bill… Read more »

Study Debunks Mean Girls Myth: Boys Are Worse At Social Bullying

A new study debunks the mean girl bully myth - boys are worse at social bullying

When we think of bullying, we usually think of mean girls ostracizing someone or spreading rumors, and mean boys being more likely to use physical aggression. But a new study from the University of Georgia published in the journal Aggressive Behavior says that boys do both – and are crueler than girls when it comes… Read more »