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Why 'Pinocchio' May Not Teach Kids Honesty

Posted 07.28.2014 | Parents

By: Kelly Dickerson, Staff Writer Published: 07/28/2014 07:55 AM EDT on LiveScience For parents looking to teach their children a lesson about h...

Longer Than Pinocchio's Nose

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

We all remember the childhood story of Pinocchio and the valuable life lesson it taught us about the importance of telling the truth. I've repeated the same story to my own children in hopes that a growing nose may dissuade them from lying. Unfortunately, the Pinocchio story doesn't seem to have impacted the U.S. Chamber of Commerce or Crossroads GPS.

Does Reading 'Moral' Stories to Children Promote Honesty?

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2014 | Parents
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

All over the world, young children are exposed to classic fairy tales, myths and other stories. Most kids love hearing stories, but in addition to being a fun activity, storytelling is also thought of as an educational tool that can promote moral reasoning and honesty.

Once Upon a TV: "Tell A Fairy Tale Day" Starring Our Favorite Characters

Hulu.com | Posted 04.27.2014 | Comedy
Hulu.com

what if we gave everyone's favorite tales a TV twist? How would the stories change if today's TV characters were in them? Don't get us wrong, the classics are great. But we find our versions a little more "Must See."

Jungle Book: Look for the Bare Necessities

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.21.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

When Mary Zimmerman was announced to direct/adapt Disney's The Jungle Book, I was surprised. I never thought the production would materialize (Pinocchio, anyone?), but knew that if it did, I'd have to see it.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Obama Saves Presidency in Debate II -- Will He Take Mulligan on Economy in III?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgSpitzer & Matalin agree that Obama "won" the second debate on style/theatrics but they split on substance -- polls show Romney had edge on jobs while Obama scored TKO on "acts of terror" counter-punch. Then: the two 'drill down' on Women, Economy & Turnout.

Kate Gauthier, Disney on Ice Star, on Playing Cinderella

Leah Singer | Posted 12.08.2012 | Entertainment
Leah Singer

Kate Gauthier is living the fairy tale dream as she tours the country with Disney on Ice playing none other than Cinderella.

"Damned Lies" in Reckless NY-1 Campaign

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York
John Tepper Marlin

Randy Altschuler is mounting another challenge against Congressman Tim Bishop. He claims Rep. Bishop's votes in Congress since 2003 have "forced more than 30,000 jobs to leave Long Island." To use someone else's term, it's a "damned lie."

Fishing Expeditions

George Heymont | Posted 08.03.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

From ancient tales of the lost city of Atlantis to Jules Verne's 1870 classic, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, life under the sea has been a never-ending source of fear and fantasy.

Jim Dine's Pop Art Pinocchio

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

Pinocchio tells the story of a wooden puppet who turns into a living boy. Jim Dine, an influential pop artist who has been actively working for over 5...

Post 50: What Happens if Your Dreams Don't Come True?

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.14.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I may never grow up, and I'll never stop dreaming. I'll be wishing upon a star until I take my last breath.

Step Right Up To The Carnival

Posted 02.09.2012 | Arts

Maybe there is something mystical about having a twin. Maybe it was growing up in the mythically-rich Transylvania, home of Dracula, or maybe they jus...

Movie review: The Adventures of Tintin

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Herge's Tintin comics have been huge in France since they were first published in 1929, but have never quite translated to American popularity. In the...

Jiminy Crickets!

Posted 12.15.2011 | Entertainment

We all know what happens to Pinocchio once he is turned into a real boy, but, don't you think we need a little more scene? If your nose is growing,...

A Century City Station at Constellation? You Betcha!

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Last week, just after a large deer decided to make itself a hood ornament on our car, I got to thinking about what a great country this is. In spite ...

The Outside Insider: New Work by Taravat Talepasand

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Image-making is by definition always a process of objectification; Iranian-American artist Taravat Talepasand extends this process by incorporating the use of self-portraiture into her work.

DVDs -- Pinocchio Looks Better Than Ever

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

He's had a major role in a string of terrific movies, dating back to Clueless all the way to Knocked Up. And now suddenly, he's the man: the lead in successful movies.

Palin and the Pinocchio Effect!

Giselle Fernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Giselle Fernandez

The Palin saga took yet another shocking turn on the stump and by all accounts, she seems to have succumbed to the Pinocchio effect -- with just a wee...