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Kids Privacy Online Again Topic Of Debate
2012-10-04 11:29:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the FTC, the operator of the web sites BieberFever.com, SelenaGomez.com, RhiannaNow.com and DemiLovatoFanClub.com has been collecting a lot of personal information about the roughly 101,000 children who frequent the sites, including names, birthdays, email addresses, cell phone numbers and, in some cases, even street addresses. As a result, the FTC is also now in the process of increasing regulations concerning...

2012-10-03 23:03:06

Babywearing International, Inc. is leading the world in celebration of the fifth annual International Babywearing Week, October 8-14, 2012. Babywearers around the world will be gathering during the week to educate about, practice, and celebrate the tradition of babywearing. International Babywearing Week is sponsored by OnyaBaby, Britax USA, Sakura Bloom, and Ergobaby. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Babywearing International, Inc. is leading nonprofit organizations all around the...

2012-09-08 23:03:48

Review Site Offers Expert Advice, Products & Deals making it easy for parents to learn about the popular jogging strollers from well-known brands and can also purchase quality baby products at affordable prices. For more information, visit the website´s blog at eJoggingStrollerReviews.com. (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 A whole new website, eJoggingStrollerReviews.com, offers reviews on Jogging Strollers and Baby Travel Systems was recently launched which makes it simple for parents to...

Dishwasher Capsules Mistaken For Candy By Young Children
2012-09-06 15:07:05

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online They are colorful, they are bite-sized, but they are not candy, and parents are being warned about the dangers of liquid detergent capsules used in dishwashers and washing machines following a number of cases of children biting into them, reports Huffington Post. Five toddlers under two years of age have been admitted to UK´s Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow this year after possibly mistaking them for jelly sweets,...

Child Car Seat Safety Guidelines Not Being Followed
2012-08-08 10:16:47

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Buckle your seatbelt! This has been the advice touted most often by safety experts, as over 140,000 children are rushed to the emergency room each year due to car accidents. Researchers from the University of Michigan report they have found that few parents and kids follow the safety recommendations for using restraints in car; there are also differences on seatbelt use depending on racial and ethnic background. The findings,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'