NEW YORK — The Pantone Color Institute has chosen Living Coral as its 2019 colour of the year.
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Skip the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young children can enjoy with parents things like blocks, puzzles even throwaway cardboard boxes that spark imagination and creativity.
TORONTO—Canadian kids continue to rank low in a global report on physical activity.
The most recent release from the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance finds children in Slovenia and Japan to be the most active among 49 countries studied.
WASHINGTON—Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy.
Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get clean and stay cool.
The secret: tiny hooks that spring up on the tongue with scoops built in to carry saliva deep into all that fur.
CHICAGO — The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.
There’s no indication, though, that the recent volatility has brought about large-scale overhauls in retirement planning.
NEW YORK—Mercedes or Mustang? John Deere or Jeep?
Electric ride-ons for kids are busting out all over this holiday season.
Target will add nearly a quarter-million square feet of new space for toys across more than 500 stores.
Some of that real estate will show off a broad selection of ride-ons and other large toys.
TORONTO — They come from all walks of life, young and old: millions of Canadians who are unpaid caregivers for aging parents, children with a disability or a sibling with a chronic illness. Yet a survey reveals many are struggling, often in isolation, trying to fulfil a critical role with not enough support from the health-care system.
WASHINGTON — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart.
NEW YORK — Mercedes or Mustang? John Deere or Jeep? Electric ride-ons for kids are busting out all over this holiday season.
Target will add nearly a quarter-million square feet of new space for toys across more than 500 stores. Some of that real estate will show off a broad selection of ride-ons and other large toys.
LONDON — For kids growing up in today’s cashless society, the piggy bank is going virtual.
Father of two Roland Hall turned to a British startup’s digital pocket money app because his kids were still too young to get bank cards from traditional banks.