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Children of ISIS: The next generation of terror?

Children of ISIS: The next generation of terror?
In this photo released on April 25, 2015 by a militant website, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, young boys known as the "lion cubs" hold rifles during a parade after graduating from a religious school in Tal Afar, near Mosul, northern Iraq.

Photos posted on social media by members and supporters of ISIS showing their babies dressed up as militants and holding weapons have outraged many observers in the U.S., but the images are merely one illustration of the terrorist group’s treatment of children as props, soldiers, and executioners.

July 20, 1969: 'One giant leap for mankind'

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

Pass the crayons! Coloring books for adults catching on

Pass the crayons! Coloring books for adults catching on »Play Video
If you like to be creative, but don't consider yourself an artist, there's a new hobby that might be just right for you. Adult coloring has become extremely popular in recent months. So popular, in fact, several adult coloring books are on best seller lists.

Loch Ness Monster hunter’s catfish theory arouses skepticism

Loch Ness Monster hunter’s catfish theory arouses skepticism
A man who has spent the last 24 years hunting for the Loch Ness Monster has reportedly concluded that the creature may just be a giant catfish. Imagine this photo of a regular catfish, except much bigger. (Photo: Flickr/briandrum)

A man who has spent the last 24 years hunting for the Loch Ness Monster has reportedly concluded that the creature may just be a giant catfish.