Though studies have been conducted on social development and adjustment in teens raised by same sex partners, many of those children started out in heterosexual families. In the first research published on 17 year-old kids born and raised by a self-identified lesbian mother, scientists have had the opportunity to compare the groups on equal terms.
For a few days now, we've been hearing and reading about Gulf cleanup workers and people living close to the Gulf coming down with strange 'flu-like' symptoms. The true diagnosis was difficult, because flu symptoms are common in the illness that's actually overcoming these workers - now patients. It's called TILT, short for Toxicant-Induced Loss of Tolerance. What are the causes and symptoms?
The Best of NeoCon WTF 2010 furniture is displayed throughout the huge Merchanise Mart and yesterday, 81 awards were distributed ranging from architectural awards to workplace technologies. Here are 11 of my favorite winners from the NeoCon WTF 2010 competition. (No, it's not the WTF you are thinking; it's the World Trade Fair!)