Animation explains how to easily understand your entire family tree

You got your mom and dad and sister and brother. Aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents are easy enough to understand. But what about your extended family of 2nd cousins and those twice removed or great aunts and kids of that one lady who was always at your family parties? What do you call them? This explainer by CGP… » 6/04/14 9:36pm 6/04/14 9:36pm

Awesome dad builds giant luge track in his backyard for his family

When life gives you snow, don't just make a snowman. Make a giant luge track in your backyard for the whole family! A Dad in Minnesota does that every year to have some fun with winter and the track is pretty impressive with great slopes, windy turns and expertly designed snowbanks. Just look at his whole family slide… » 2/06/14 8:30pm 2/06/14 8:30pm

How the 1990s Imagined the Future of Marriage Equality

Today was a historic day for equality, as the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the misleadingly named Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Futurist thinkers have been imagining this day for years, and back in 1990 Newsweek gave hints about what marriage might look like in the world of tomorrow. » 6/26/13 2:35pm 6/26/13 2:35pm

Awesome Grandparents Created Ridiculously Awesome Tree House Mansion…

It's nice to be a grandparent because you can enjoy spending time with your grandkids without worrying about the minutia of parenting. Plus, it's your second go around with little rascals so you get to have fun with it. Like Steve and Jeri Wakefield, two grandparents who are having so much fun at being awesome… » 4/17/13 9:00pm 4/17/13 9:00pm

Childless Couple Turns to Twitter to Spread Story of Struggle to Adopt

Rick and Erica Jones have been trying to adopt a baby for the past three years. Unfortunately for the Michigan couple, their adoption agency (Morningstar Adoption Center) doesn't have the means to market their clients—nor do the Jones's have the enough money to pay for the services of a larger, more successful… » 6/29/12 12:20am 6/29/12 12:20am