Lilly and Leon have enlisted the aid of their baby Oscar, along with cardboard, paper bags, massive amounts of tape, and myriad other household objects for their Cardboard Box Office, in which they make homespun recreations of scenes from their favorite movies.
Look at baby Chewbacca. So young, so innocent. He has yet to grip his first hydrospanner or be driven insane by the horrors of his first Life Day. I just want to scratch him under the chin, and hope my fingers come back still attached to my hand.
Babies might seem like they just sit there, off in their own little world — but it turns out their powers of perception are already shockingly advanced. Infants can actually understand other people's thought processes... even when what people think isn't actually true.
Babies are already way more adorable and beloved than other humans, but at least we old-timers could scoff at infants and proudly declare, "My senses of fairness and altruism are way better developed than yours!" Well...I've got some bad news.
The technology is now in place for three different parents to contribute DNA to an embryo - two of them providing the 98% of DNA in the cell nucleus, while another provides the crucial 2% that is mitochondrial DNA.
Newborn babies have an instinctual need to hear their mother's voice...and nobody else's. For the first time ever, electrodes were placed on babies hours after their birth to probe the connection between the mother's voice and their newborn brains.
For moviegoers debating between watching Iron Man 2 and Babies, here is the perfect compromise. Iron Baby is a special effects bonanza featuring a toddler who blasts away at fluffy, age-appropriate supervillains and looks darned cute doing it. [via Cinematical]
Babies can be a liability in a post-apocalyptic world, but Shi Jinsong's designs are here to help. His weaponized cradle, stroller, and baby walker ensure that your infant can pull their weight, even if they aren't old enough to walk.
It's been a decade of ups and downs for science fiction television. On one hand we got Battlestar Galactica, on the other Firefly was canceled. But so many truly terrible shows managed to scrape by without notice — until now.