Jul 31 2012

Olympic Athlete Body Match

Your Olympic athlete body match. BBC News UK 

Olympic athletes come in all shapes and sizes, from the lithe limbs of Japan's Asuka Teramoto to the gargantuan frame of China's Zhaoxu Zhang. But how do you measure up in comparison? Try our app below and find out. Why not then share your results with your friends?

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Jul 31 2012

Daily Bread

The Bible is bread for daily use... Not cake for special occasions.

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Jul 31 2012

How to calm a child's fears

Shots for school? How to calm a child's fears. TODAY 

Many parents know that a needle is in their kid’s future -- either shots or a blood draw. And kids know it, too.

Don’t lie. If you say it won't hurt and it does, they certainly won't believe you next time. 

Do stay calm and composed (no matter how upset you really are). Children of all ages will look to his or her parents for cues on how to react.

Don’t threaten kids with shots as a means of discipline. A line often overheard: “If you don't behave, the doctor’s going to give you a needle,” says the parent.

Do prepare them. “When kids know what’s going on and what to expect, they generally do better,” says Smith. “Truthfully answering any questions they have can be very helpful.”

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