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The Duggars Give Advice, Mr. Rogers Visits a Monkey, and More - Links We Love

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The other reality TV family -- the Duggars -- tell The Washington Post that they're praying for Jon and Kate Gosselin. Oh, and they have advice for them too. -- LilSugar Koko the "talking" g...

Oregon Women Discover They Were Switched at Birth

Now grandparents, two women discover they were switched at birth. Photo courtesy of Dequella manera on Flickr. The time to mention to someone that you think you've been given the wrong baby is while you're still in the hospital. Marjorie Angell ...

Beyond St. Patrick - Saint Names, Extreme Edition

Time was, Irish-American saintly baby naming was a piece of cake. Thousands of boys were named after St. Patrick every year, with a special boost each March 17th. Today, though, parents are all on the hunt for something new. Little Aidans now out...

Teen Impersonates Cop

A 14-year-old boy donned a police uniform, walked into a Chicago police station, and spent five hours patrolling the city for bad guys before fellow officers figured out that he was an impostor. The boy, who was arrested Saturday on charges of imp...

Circus Family Lives Under the Big Tent

Get up, have breakfast, feed the tigers. The routine is the same but the town and city is always changing for this family of fifth-generation circus performers. Daniel Raffo, originally from Argentina, is the tiger trainer for Ringling Bros. and B...

Amazing 60-Year Pregnancy

Surely after nine long months of labor most pregnant women get sick of the constant cracks from friends and coworkers about how they're "so huge!" or "ready to pop." Huang Yijun put up with it for 60 years. That's how long the 92-year-old woman from ...

Mom Finds Bullet in Baby's Diaper

When her baby started crying during a midnight service at a Memphis church, Jewell Anderson tried to soothe her with a pacifier. But when the baby continued to scream, she took her into another room to change her diaper. Imagine her surprise when ...

Woman jailed for killing virtual husband

Even pretend marriages can go horribly wrong -- a Japanese woman engaged in an online game "killed" her virtual husband following their virtual divorce, and how she's been arrested on the suspicion of hacking. The game, called "Maple Story," lets ...

Ah, pregnancy dreams

Some folks claim they don't dream at all, others that they do every night, and quite vividly. Some of us lurk somewhere in the middle, but become very avid dreamers when we're pregnant. Weird pregnancy dreams are nothing new to the mother-to-be co...

Teen performs amazing stupid human trick

Being a kid is either really boring -- leaving an enormous amount of time for young minds to wander -- or we're leaving one of the greatest resources for innovative thinking almost completely untapped. It seems everywhere I look these days, it's te...

Teen meows at elderly neighbor, gets away with it

A 14 year-old Pennsylvania boy was charged with harassment for "meowing" at his elderly next door neighbor. The judge told the boy that the behavior was immature, but ultimately dismissed the case. The boy's motivation? Revenge. The elderly neighbo...

Use Babycenter readers' names for good

So, we loved the list of Babycenter names so much, we decided that we should give you all the opportunity to use these names for good. I mean, it's not really nice to put names like Beans or Ebenezer on a child's birth certificate. But as a nickname?...

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