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Combining virtual and real-world toys into hours of fun playtime

(BPT) - Do your children have imaginary friends or pretend the characters from their favorite TV show or video game are real and in the room? Many children creatively stage playful interactions with fictional and imaginary characters during their developmental years, but now those imaginary characters don’t have to be quite so imaginary.

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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Saturday 06/07/2014
Give high school grads the right start for college with these technology gifts
Updated: June 17, 2014 - 4:41 am

(BPT) - Technology is one of the most practical - and most appreciated - gifts a high school graduate can receive. Different technology tools can give the class of 2014 a jump start on their college journey and all post-high-school adventures. A new survey conducted by Impulse Research revealed that the majority of students (65 percent) believe a laptop is the most important purchase for heading back to school.

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Thursday 05/29/2014
New discoveries decode the symbols and mysteries of the Mona Lisa
Updated: September 03, 2014 - 4:34 am

(BPT) - Almost 500 years after the death of artist Leonardo da Vinci, the world-famous Mona Lisa painting continues to fascinate people of all ages. An estimated 6 million people view the painting each year at the Louvre in France, and many more read and study about its history and the theories surrounding the legendary work of art.

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Wednesday 05/14/2014
The best gifts for grads and dads
Updated: September 10, 2014 - 4:38 am

(BPT) - It’s that time of year again where everyone is out shopping for gifts and looking for the perfect presents for dads and grads. This year, think about going the technology route for devices grads can use. Dads will love them, too, for the value the devices add to their lives. Here are a few tech-related gifts to consider:

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Friday 05/02/2014
5 gifts for the modern mom
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 4:43 am

(BPT) - If you think your mom wants another messy breakfast in bed that ends with her scrubbing pancake batter off the counter, think again. Moms today are looking for modern gifts that speak to their personality and create an experience for them and their family. Here are some options that go beyond the boring gifts and offer a fresh take on the perfect Mother’s Day gift for your modern mom.

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Friday 04/25/2014
Reading and playing can increase your child's imagination
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 4:37 am

(BPT) - Albert Einstein once said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” It’s a pretty amazing statement when you consider just how much knowledge Einstein possessed. Today’s world always has a spot for creative, imaginative people. Whether they are designing the next dot com or the latest menu sensation, imaginative people are thriving everywhere.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
Give Mom The Very Best
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—She’s a nurturer, confidante, role model—it’s difficult to use just one word to describe the love of a mom. From daily challenges to momentous occasions, she’s been there every step of the way. Mother’s Day is an opportunity to express how you feel and celebrate mom for who she is.

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Monday 03/17/2014
Guest-friendly tips for building your wedding registry
Updated: July 17, 2014 - 4:37 am

(BPT) - As you busily prepare for your walk down the aisle and make countless decisions regarding every flawless detail, one task on your to-do list will help you see beyond your wedding day and into your future life together - the wedding registry. And though few things could be more enjoyable than a day of shopping with your beloved, there’s also a bit of strategy that goes into building a complete registry.

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Friday 11/29/2013
Survey Reveals What Men Want for the Holidays
Updated: November 29, 2013 - 4:32 am

(StatePoint) Do you know what guys want for the holidays?

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