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How listening to podcasts affects kids

Is baby going to learn about the world from Radiolab or This American Life? Miquel Benitez/Getty Researchers have looked into how parents’ TV-watching habits affect their kids, but there’s not much research on how listening to a podcast or radio show influences childhood development. It’s likely that playing a podcast …

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“Minecraft” has just shy of 75 million monthly players

Linard/dancsa222 Microsoft-owned “Minecraft” continues to be a massive success. The monthly player count is at 74 million, an increase of nearly 20 million players across 2017. Nearly 150 million copies of the game have sold — a staggering sales number for any single video game.  “Minecraft” continues to be one …

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‘Blue Planet II’ premieres Saturday January 20 in US

AMC Networks “Blue Planet II” premieres in the US on Saturday, January 20 at 9 pm ET. For the series, producers spent more than 6,000 hours underwater over four years, visiting 39 countries on 125 expeditions. The footage they captured is breathtaking, heartbreaking, and stunning. Earth’s oceans make life possible. …

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Biggest Oscar snubs: actors who don’t have an Oscar

Michelle Williams has been nominated for four Oscars, and has never won.GettyThere’s no doubt about it: The Oscars are flawed. Sometimes deserving movies simply don’t generate enough hype, and get nothing more than a nomination. Or no nomination at all. We’ll see all of that at this year’s Oscars, airing …

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