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Letter to My Daughter on Her 13th Birthday

Michele Corvi | Posted 01.18.2017 | Parents
Michele Corvi

Today is the last day you will be 12. Tomorrow is your birthday, and you will turn 13 years old. You will officially say goodbye to your childhood and will be considered a teenager.

13 Superstitions That Still Scare the Bejesus Out of Us

Mitch Horowitz | Posted 04.12.2015 | Weird News
Mitch Horowitz

This week marks the arrival of the first Friday the 13th of 2015. For many of us, even the mention of this "unlucky day" brings a quiver of anxiety. We say it's hoo-hah, but a little voice in us whispers, "what if?..."

Nikki Reed Opens Up About Her Childhood

Posted 11.26.2012 | Celebrity

Nikki Reed has come a long way since she wrote and starred in the 2003 indie film "Thirteen," which is loosely based on her own childhood. The 24-y...

The 13 Weirdest Words That Just Weaseled Into The Dictionary

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Technology

The director of the Collins Free Online Dictionary, Alex Brown, says he likes to keep his "ear close to the ground." That might be why the Collins...

'House': Thirteen Returns, Wilson Accepts His Fate

Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

Olivia Wilde reprised her role as Thirteen on the penultimate episode of "House" (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on Fox) to help give Wilson some perspective, and Ho...

Women, War & Peace: Documentary Filmmaking as Activism

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Melding journalistic reportage and visceral narrative, Women, War & Peace stands as an example of the power of film to ensure that under-recognized subjects become part of the permanent record.

I'm Not Falling For It

Taylor Nunley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Taylor Nunley

When addressing the issue of bullying, I feel all too often no one ever really takes the time to help strengthen students against bullying so as to put bullies out of business.

Our Vanishing Wilderness: First Environmental T.V. Series Now Available Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Before Planet Earth came Our Vanishing Wilderness. The 70s environmental T.V. series was groundbreaking for its time, as it was not only the first env...

Twilight and Screen's Troubled Teenage Girls

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Here's a few of my favorite troubled teen girls on screen -- a genre that as every teen wishes, never gets old.