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How your online dating photo should lookupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 07:15:00

Obvious observation number one: Judging by the high response rate of our last two columns on online dating, it sure seems like a lot of you out there are looking for love.

People.com: Voice of Dora the Explorer Says She Was Cheated Out of Millionsupdated: Thu Oct 07 2010 16:29:00

Caitlin Sanchez, 14, and her parents sue Nickelodeon, saying they were pressured into signing a dubious contract

Was 'Inception' inspired by Donald Duck?updated: Wed Aug 11 2010 13:53:00

There's some quacking on the web that film auteur Christopher Nolan's current blockbuster, "Inception," was inspired by, of all things, a 2004 Donald Duck comic book.

Study: Cartoon characters attract kids to junk foodupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 11:47:00

Shrek, Dora the Explorer, and other animated TV and movie stars beloved by children have been moonlighting as junk-food pitchmen in recent years. And they're good at it.

People.com: Nickelodeon Sets Lineup for First Mega Music Festupdated: Tue May 11 2010 22:29:00

Musical stars will join the network's hottest preschool characters for duets at the "interactive concert"

Cable tussle threatens viewers' favoritesupdated: Wed Dec 31 2008 14:48:00

Can you live without "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Hills"?

CNNMoney: Cold shoppers seek hot toy dealsupdated: Fri Nov 28 2008 13:24:00

The hot pursuit of discounted toys and video games kept lots of shoppers waiting in the cold, dark night on Black Friday.

People.com: Victoria Beckham 'Not Trying to Get Pregnant'updated: Fri Oct 10 2008 14:03:00

The Spice Girl says she's too busy for another baby, until "maybe in a year or two"

Julia has three mommiesupdated: Wed Dec 19 2007 10:06:00

The love of my life is seeing other women. It started innocently enough, a bite to eat, a stroll through the park -- the stuff I never have time for. Then came the private jokes, the pet names, the stolen kisses, the bubble baths.

Giving thanks for New York updated: Wed Nov 21 2007 05:49:00

On any given day, the hectic pace of New York streets may convince tourists that their eyes are better fixed on the ground ahead than gazing up at the sky.

CNNMoney: Recalls scare parents away from hot toysupdated: Fri Nov 09 2007 14:47:00

Millions of parents are nervous about buying their kids toys for Christmas as recalls become more frequent and increasingly bizarre.

CNNMoney: Mattel hit with lead paint class action suitupdated: Mon Aug 20 2007 07:20:00

A class-action lawsuit was filed Monday against Mattel related to its recent recall of more than 1 million lead-tainted toys.

CNNMoney: Spitzer: Recalled toys found in storesupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 04:12:00

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer vowed Friday to take legislative action on the recent federal recall of lead-contaminated and hazardous toys because it does not require retailers to take the products off store shelves.

How to take away recalled toys with fewer tearsupdated: Wed Aug 15 2007 00:33:00

Toy recalls are no longer relegated to discount bins and no-name brands. The recent rash of toy recalls have included some A-list celebrities of the children's toy world, including Dora the Explorer, Thomas the Tank Engine, Polly Pocket and Barbie. In the last two weeks alone, Mattel has recalled over 100 types of toys totaling 10 million units.

People.com: Eva Longoria & Tony Parker Want Trilingual Kidsupdated: Mon Aug 13 2007 15:16:00

Newlywed Eva Longoria says that if she and husband Tony Parker have kids, the couple will teach them all three languages they collectively speak - English, Spanish and French.

CNNMoney: Holiday's 'Hot Dozen' toysupdated: Tue Oct 05 2004 08:27:00

Barbie dolls from the "Princess and the Pauper" line and some high-tech toys featuring Elmo and Barney are among the "Hot Dozen" toys on the Toy Wishes magazine list announced Tuesday.

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