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Boy, 5, Brings Gun to School So Brother Won't Find It

He worried 3-year-old would hurt himself

(Newser) - A kindergartner bringing a loaded gun to school is one thing, but the explanation he gave to authorities makes the case more unusual: He says he found it at home and wanted to make sure his 3-year-old brother didn't hurt himself, reports KDKA of Pittsburgh. "It's a... More »

Flying Off Shelves: Bullet-Proof Backpacks

Newtown tragedy drives school shooting anxiety

(Newser) - It's the perfect product for a nation on edge about school shootings: the bullet-proof backpack. "It's an awful thing—you would never imagine your child with this kind of stuff—but since the Newtown tragedy, our sales are more than 10 times better," says the head... More »

Ditch the Assistant, Organize Online

Newest sites provide collaborative, mobile organizers

(Newser) - Paper is so last century. PC World has tracked down websites—like one that puts phone dictations on Google Calendar—that best support your OCD ... or totally forgetful ... nature:
  1. Remember the Milk is one intense task manager: It even lets others—say, your boss—add items to your "honey-do"
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