Published: Wednesday, 31 January 2018 16:51
Since YouTube’s inception in 2005, when the site’s co-founder Jawed Karim posted a video of himself standing in front of elephants at the zoo (aptly named “Me at the zoo”), the platform has skyrocketed. In those 13 years, YouTube videos have put our emotions through the ringer, sending us into fits of hysterical laughter or ugly crying. We’ve also learned useful skills like how to fix a garbage disposer or apply eye shadow properly.
Published: Monday, 29 October 2012 07:33
By Allison Eatough
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) makes homework hard for everyone.
If there's a reason to walk away from his homework, Donald "Doc" Moreland will find it. Bathroom breaks. Pencil sharpening. Snack time.
"Homework's a challenge with Doc," says Jeanne Tobia, the 9-year-old's mother. "He will find 25 different reasons to go do something else."
But that's not because the Crofton Elementary School student dislikes his assignments. Doc has ADHD, a common condition where children have a range of challenges, including difficulty staying focused and paying attention, impulsive behavior and hyperactivity.
Homework is especially difficult for children with ADHD, says Dr. Mark Mahone, director of the Department of Neuropsychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore. At the end of the school day, most of them are exhausted, he says.
Published: Monday, 28 August 2017 00:00
Annapolis native and action sports legend Travis Pastrana has landed a double back flip on a motorcycle, jumped out of an airplane without a parachute, won the Moto-X Freestyle event at the X-Games and recently crushed the historic Mt. Washington Hillclimb motorsports race in under six minutes. But he admits that nothing compares to the thrill of when he became a father for the first time four years ago.
Published: Wednesday, 16 August 2017 00:00
Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson is fielding a lot these days — with five kids (ages 1-8), a parenting book for dads just published and a professional football career still underway at age 36. We caught up with Watson earlier this summer to find out how he juggles it all, why he wrote the book and the hardest thing about being a dad and football player.