How "Fair" Are Science Fairs?

Science fairs require more parental help and involvement than ever before, writes Hana Schank in The Atlantic. Filled with tales from the front lines, including the author's, the piece also explains the pros and cons of keeping this classroom tradition going. » 3/12/15 6:00pm 3/12/15 6:00pm

Sometimes all it takes is a cape to transform into someone’s superhero

Redditor resgestae spotted this pair in a hardware store and titled the resulting photo, "I know a good dad when I see one." Here's a guy who knows his kid is super and understands the power a symbolic article of clothing can lend to a hero—be they superpowered or just big-hearted. » 1/27/13 8:30am 1/27/13 8:30am

What's the worst that can happen when you visit your parents?

It's that time again. Soon you'll be packing off to your parents' place, for turkey and inquisition. But what's the worst that could happen? Your parents could be aliens, robots, pod-people or evil doppelgangers, according to science fiction and fantasy. » 12/10/10 4:30pm 12/10/10 4:30pm