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Are your kids online? Should they be?

The internet, advertising, and young minds

Weather forecast for kids

Big Huge Thesaurus API

Friends don't let friends podcast

I'm thinking The LA Times may not quite understand this whole "intertubes" thing

Is This Man Cheating on His Wife?

The Art of War

Zooomr update: down for the count?

Whither Zooomr?

Good news!

If I think this is funny, does that make me a child?

Snap Preview Anywhere, scourge of the internet

Shutdown Day

How to give your young children a personalized (managed) email address

Is your blogging service offline?

LetterPop, now integrated with Flickr

Dear Old Skool Account-Holding Flickr Member

Storynory: Free Audio Stories for Kids

Skype brings out the 6-year-old girl in me

Fridays are lonely on the internets...

Google Maps is all kinds of great

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