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iPhone: A Toddler's BFF?

Toddler using iPhone

Believe it or not, the hottest toy for toddlers these days doesn't directly involve epic names like Elmo or Nick Jr. It involves your personal and professional livelihood -- with a side of sanity. It's your iPhone. But a growing number of child experts are worried that our kids will become more into what's virtual than in real life.


EXCLUSIVE: Josh Groban Interview

Josh Groban

His long-awaited fifth studio album, "Illuminations," is the fruit of a collaboration with friend and famed rock producer Rick Rubin, and it's due out November 15th on Reprise Records. Josh took a few minutes out to chat with us about the making of his new release, and why his mom totally rocks!


'Angelina Ballerina' -- The Musical!

Angelina Ballerina The Musical

After attending the "pink carpet" theatrical premiere of "Angelina Ballerina the Musical" in New York this past weekend, I'm happy to report an instance of a new franchise translation gone right!


Jon Gosselin Fights to Keep Kids out of Spotlight!

Jon Gosselin

As reported on Perez Hilton, Jon Gosselin has taken to Twitter to apologize to his kids and explain why he's so adamant they cease being filmed, pronto. Here's what he had to say!


NYC Muslim Teen Beaten and Bullied for a Year!

Fevelo for News

As a vulnerable teen, what do you do when caught in a war between your faith and your everyday life? The New York Daily News told the very sad tale of a 16-year-old Muslim boy who was beaten by four bullies on a daily basis -- for a year!


David Arquette Spills about Marriage

David Arquette

We were shocked and bummed to learn about Courteney Cox and David Arquette's split. But what shocked us even more was Arquette's lack of decorum in spilling the deets about his marriage and sex life!


Nails ... By Justin Bieber?!

Bieber Nail Polish

AOL's Style List reports that Justin Bieber, of all people, has joined forces with Nicole by OPI to design a nail-polish collection, of all things. The collection is inspired by the Beeb's hit songs and will launch at Walmart in December.


A Chat with 'Origins' Author Annie Murphy Paul

Anine Murphy Paul

Can you imagine interviewing scientists and reading reams of research about how various situations can affect a fetus in the womb and far beyond -- while you were pregnant yourself?Mom of two Annie Murphy Paul did just that while writing "Origins: How the Nine Months before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives," a new book that explores the field of "fetal origins" research through the lens of Paul's own pregnancy.