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Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is $181 million!

If you match the Powerball winning numbers tonight it will mean a cool $181 million. The jackpot — with a $123 million cash value, according to Powerball officials — will be the largest jackpot of the year since a winner from Rhode Island win $336…

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Juggling the Astronaut: Autism into Adulthood

By Wendy Frye This spring, our son graduated from high school. Born well and happy, he like many of the children you read about, regressed back into himself after his early rounds of routine vaccinations. He became very sick, unhappy…

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Pets May Offer Big Gains For Kids With Autism

For individuals with autism, bringing a new dog or cat into the household can lead to significant social improvements, a first-of-its-kind study finds.

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Two Ways to Win a $50 eGift Card from Sephora!

Greetings, gorgeous, and splendiferous salutations! Happy, happy Saturday. In case you were wondering, no, you have not just entered Oz; however, you are about to enter this weekend’s $50 Sephora eGift card giveaway (I hope!). Nothing new to…

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5 makeup tutorial videos to try this week

From ’70s glamour to au natural, the runway to the street: here are 5 makeup video tutorials from around the web to inspire your beauty routine this weekend. Watch them after the break.

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Wait Lists And The World Of Autism

I recently asked the hospital here in my city how long the wait list is to get an assessment for Autism. Here’s what I discovered: More Here

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Introducing Our New Weekend Essay Series [Announcements]

Last weekend we published Kiese Laymon’s personal history of violence in America. In July, we also ran Cord Jefferson’s essay about moving from New York to Los Angeles and Ali Waller’s essay about her brief brush with lesbianism. More »

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Red Planet, Green Thumb: How A NASA Scientist Engineers His Garden

Scientist Adam Steltzner worries about whether the Mars rover landing equipment he helped design will work. But in his garden, where he approaches things like the engineer he is, he is firmly in charge.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

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Focusing On Strengths Improves Social Skills Of Adolescents With Autism

The junior high and high school years are emotionally challenging even under the best of circumstances, but for adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), that time can be particularly painful. Lacking the social skills that enable them to…

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