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  1. New Study Says Children as Young as Two Can Experience Schadenfreude

    Parents of Young Children Say, "Yeah, We Know. Oh How We Know."

    Taking pleasure in the misfortune of others is a human trait (because we are all basically monsters) that may start earlier than you might think. A new study shows that children as young as two years old can take delight in watching something bad happen to someone else.

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  2. There’s a Gaming Podcast Co-Hosted by a Four-Year-Old Girl and Her Father

    Parenting done right.

    Eliana and Dalibor Dimovski are the hosts of the new Kid in Play podcast. Another gaming podcast might not sound that great, but Eliana Dimovski is an adorable four-year-old who loves playing games with her dad. It is the greatest.

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  3. Counterterror Advisor Tries to Identify Future Terrorism in Children, Successfully Identifies What a Child Is

    This just in: having been a child is the #1 cause of terrorism in adults.

    Don't bother trying to enjoy your day and live in a world where things can be good—a future terrorist is in your midst! Look to your left. Now look to your right. Did you see anyone with their own opinions? They're probably terrorists! At least, that's pretty much what Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said in a recent speech.

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  4. Watching This Small Child Crying Over the Shutdown NASA Website Is the Actual Saddest Thing Ever [Video]

    It was then the boy discovered that the world is a cruel and heartless place.

    According to his mother, a newscaster named Ybeth Bruzual, this little guy went to play his favorite online games on Nasa.gov and got very upset when he discovered that it was gone. It's the look on his face when Bruzual attempts to explain the government shutdown that really hits us the hardest. We feel his pain. His adorable, adorable pain.

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  5. Amazing Toy Series Lets Kids Customize Their Own Adorable Robot

    Je suis la jeune robot!

    You know what's better than playing with robots? Getting to build your own robots and then draw awesome faces and clothing on them using only your imagination. That's the dream Ultra Ordinaire wants to make into a reality with their line of Play Communs toys, which they unveiled at MakerFaire this year. Man, how did we miss these?

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  6. Radical! California Rec Center Will Offer Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Themed Classes

    Of course, you'll gain all the calories back eating pizza.

    Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie keeps getting it's release date pushed back, thank God -- but what's a turtle obsessed individual to do with themselves until the film comes out and crushes all their dreams? Sign up for Ninja Turtle training classes, of course. You know, like you do.

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  7. 12-Year-Old Robs Lemonade Stand With BB Gun in Real Life Little Rascals Story

    If there's ever been a robbery you could describe as "adorable" it's this one.

    Crime is no joke, but sometimes it's at least a little bit adorable. A lemonade stand run by a 10-year-old was robbed on Monday by a 12-year-old with a BB gun. The li'l thug made off with the till only to be run down by another group of kids -- at least one of whom we hope was dressed as Batman at the time.

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  8. Your Creepy Friend Who Acts Like Their Dog Is a Child is Actually Pretty Normal, Says New Study

    Your creepy friend who named their dog something like "Brittany" or "Aiden," though... that person is odd.

    Okay, admit it -- you have made baby-talk noises at an animal at least once in your life. It's okay, we've all been there. Sometimes it's just not possible to speak in rational, logical sentences in the presence of an adorable puppy. But apparently that's not where the similarities between standard parent/child and owner/dog relationships end, according to a new study released by the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna. In fact, it's only the wet-nosed tip of the giant dog-shaped iceberg.

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  9. Colorado Kids Hospitalized After Snacking on Pot Cookies

    Medicinal pot needs to be treated like medicine, argue doctors pushing for childproof packaging for marijuana baked goods

    This right here, folks? This is why we can't have nice things. A recent study published online by JAMA Pediatrics found that one hospital in Colorado is dealing with a new medical phenomenon in the wake of marijuana being approved for medicinal use in the state -- children being hospitalized after unwittingly snacking on their parents' therapeutic pot brownies.

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  10. Report Suggests Kids Born Today Will Spend 25% Of Their Lives Looking At Screens

    How much time do you spend staring at a screen  on a daily basis? Probably not as long as your kids will, if there's anything to a new study released today, which found that kids in the United Kingdom will spend an average of 1/4 of their lives watching a screen of some sort. If that seems a little low to you -- and it does to us -- keep in mind that number isn't counting hours spent at work, where watching videos of cats being cute or people hurting themselves or cute cats hurting people is most prevalent, meaning that the real hours spent watching a TV, computer or phone screen will register somewhere around "all of them."

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