Slice of Life

Ultrasound Baby Claps Along With Mother’s Song (Video)

The parents-to-be were attending an ultrasound when the scan captured their child clapping. Not wanting to miss such a perfect introduction, the couple took their doctor’s advice to make a video as Jennifer serenaded her baby. (AOL Screenshot)
The parents-to-be were attending an ultrasound when the scan captured their child clapping. Not wanting to miss such a perfect introduction, the couple took their doctor’s advice to make a video as Jennifer serenaded her baby. (AOL Screenshot)

Jennifer and her husband were trying to decide the best way to announce their pregnancy, when they received a suggestion from within the womb. The...




  • Do you ever confuse right from left? (David D., CC BY 2.0)

    Why Some People Have Trouble Telling Left From Right (And Why It’s So Important)

    Do you ever have trouble telling right from left? For example you’re taking a driving lesson and the instructor asks you to take a left... Read more

  • Music unifies the world into a whole. (Feliciano Guimarães/Flickr, CC BY-SA 4.0)

    How Music Helps Resolve Our Deepest Inner Conflicts

    Billions of people enjoy music; many feel that they can’t live without it. Why? It’s a question that has puzzled scientists and philosophers for centuries... Read more

  • March 2, 2015 PHOTO; FOR USE WITH AP LIFESTYLES

    Matzo As Pizza? No Thanks. But As Lasagna Is Another Story

    As a child, my only experience with matzo was my dad’s pizzas. This wasn’t a good association. For a number of years, his go-to late... Read more

  • Who ate your sandwich? (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

    Co-Workers Steal Your Food From Company Fridge? Solutions Are Obvious

    You’ve probably been there before. You wake up early, fix yourself a tuna/turkey/feta sandwich with lettuce, tomato, organic mayo, and everything, wrap it up nicely,... Read more

  • A woman looks through vintage clothes at Film Biz Recycling, a shop that sells donated items from movie and theater sets, in the Gowanus area of Brooklyn, New York, on Oct. 30, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Top Tips for Vintage Shopping

    It seems there are those girls who know how to shop for vintage, and those who don’t—some end up with a musty sweater that looks... Read more

  • A boat travels down the Chicago River that is dyed green for St. Patrick's Day in Chicago on Saturday, March 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    St. Patrick’s Day Traditions: Is Green Beer Dye Bad for You?

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day—and welcome to the American tradition of green beer and green rivers. In some cities, such as Savannah, Georgia, and Boston, on... Read more

  • Steven Hersom shows his collection of past issues of the Epoch Times. After reading the Epoch Times, Mr. Hersom was moved to start distributing the paper on his own so that more people could read it. (Sophia Fang/Epoch Times)

    Journey of Discovery Through the Epoch Times

    Born to a military family, 61-year-old Steven Hersom lived in various countries, such as Japan and Turkey, during his childhood. “I woke up to life... Read more

  • Seven lanterns representing the seven continents of the world are released over Sydney Harbour, in a countdown to Earth Hour in 2010, in Sydney, Australia. Earth Hour 2015 is focused on the impact of global warming on rural communities and food production this year. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images for WWF

    Earth Hour Returns in 2015 With Focus on Food Production

    SYDNEY—It’s Earth Hour time again and there are new activities planned for 2015’s lights out night—a pop-up paddock dinner in the country perhaps, or for... Read more

  • In this March 10, 2015, photo, University of Oklahoma students march to the now closed University of Oklahoma's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house during a rally in reaction to an incident in which members of a fraternity were caught on video chanting a racial slur, in Norman, Okla. Many colleges are clamping down on campus fraternities after their reputations are sullied by race-tainted incidents. Even with a school’s sometimes swift and hard action, episodes such as the racist chants by members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma still surface. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Racism Not an Issue Only With Oklahoma Fraternities

    WASHINGTON—Their reputations sullied by race-tainted incidents, many colleges are clamping down on campus fraternities. Despite some swift and tough actions by schools — and in... Read more

  • Here are 10 of Earth’s most unusual features. (AOL Screenshot)

    10 of Earth’s Most Unusual Features (Video)

    Mother Nature is a brilliant creator overall, but from time to time she gets particularly creative. Here are 10 of Earth’s most unusual features. Number... Read more

  • Woodturner Jason Van Duyn arranges funerary urns in his Raleigh, N.C., studio on March 4, 2015. Van Duyn makes urns that he hopes his clients will be proud to display in their homes. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)

    With Cremations Up, Urn Artists Look for the Beauty in Death

    APEX, N.C.—Of all the pieces Julie Moore crafts in her home studio, the most popular is a brightly colored fabric vessel she calls “the party... Read more

  • British film director Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) gestures as he gives a press conference in Paris to present his last movie 'Psycho' 18 October 1960. Given his chosen genre, it is a strange coincidence that he would have turned 100 years old on a Friday 13th. (STF/AFP/Getty Images)

    7 Crazy Things That Really Happened on Friday 13th

    Although any given day of the year could be filled with unusual events, there’s a particular creepy fascination with ill will that blows on Friday... Read more

  • (madhan r/Flickr)

    What a Handshake Smells Like

    The most important information relayed by a handshake isn’t conveyed through touch at all. Rather, according to a team of neurobiologists from Israel’s Weizmann Institute,... Read more

  • (Shutterstock*)

    The Power of ‘Good Enough’

    Over a decade ago, psychologist Barry Schwartz published what might be the ultimate psychological life-hacking tome, The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less.​ In it, Schwartz... Read more

  • Parenting-Two Under 2

    Managing the Crazy: Some Tips on Parenting Two Kids Under 2

    NEW YORK — Monaco has royal parents of newborn twins, and Britain’s Kate and William will soon have a second little prince, but will parenting... Read more

  • APTOPIX Paris Fashion Valentino

    Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson Hit Catwalk for ‘Zoolander 2′

    PARIS— To deafening cheers, Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller stormed the Valentino catwalk during Paris Fashion Week in a headline-grabbing stunt to announce the decision to... Read more


  • Top