Where the Wild Things Are: The best children’s book ever

The book has held up, too, because while the details are wonderfully specific – the look of the bizarre monsters, the white wolf suit, the fact that Max chases the dog with a fork and his cry of “I’ll eat you!” in response to “wild thing!” – it’s also completely relatable and open to interpretation. … Read more

The 20 best children’s books ever – what the voters say

5. The Hobbit (text and illustrations by JRR Tolkien, 1937) The classic fantasy novel The Hobbit is set in Middle Earth and follows the journey of hobbit protagonist Bilbo Baggins, wizard Gandalf and 13 dwarves. During their periodic quest to reclaim the Dwarves’ home and treasure, they encounter conflict and danger, and Bilbo reaches a … Read more

10 Children Of Famous Musicians Who Became Famous Musicians

Although not scientifically proven, it is possible that music is passed down from generation to generation, as evidenced by these famous musicians whose children also became artists. Videos from American Songwriter For decades, icons like Elvis Presley, Lenny Kravitz, and Eddie Van Halen have had children who followed in their footsteps and made a name … Read more

The favorite target of online predators? Your children’s Whereby webcams.

Photo: fizkes (Shutterstock) DJ right winger started up, Facebook bites Twitter and four-day work weeks work | Editor’s choice There has been a… tenfold increase in images of sexual abuse captured with webcams and other recording devices worldwide since 2019, according to the Internet Watch Foundation. Social media sites and chat rooms are the most … Read more

Walmart releases its own mountain bike line, priced at $398 and under

Photos and videos provided by Walmart. Walmart just announced its own private label mountain bike line called the Ozark Trail, with bikes for both youth and adults priced between $198 and $398. The bikes are said to be available in 3,000 stores worldwide and also on Walmart.com. The aluminum-framed hardtails will be offered with 24″, … Read more

Is ChatGPT closer to a human librarian than Google?

Illustration: Phonlamai photo (Shutterstock) The prominent model of information access and retrieval before search engines became the norm – librarians and subject or search experts providing relevant information – was interactive, personalized, transparent and authoritative. Search engines are the primary way most people access information these days, but it’s not ideal to enter a few … Read more

Illinois Walmart executive charged with carrying $135,000 bag

I remember seeing Rodney Dangerfield on the Tonight Show many years ago when he talked about how his father had worked for a bank for 30 years but was fired for stealing pens. A much younger me didn’t get the joke until my dad explained that it was funny because if you were going to … Read more