Mar 10, 2015

Telling kids they're special may foster narcissism: study

Children who are told they are special by their parents are more likely to become narcissists, according to a study that aimed to uncover the origins of extreme selfishness. The research, published Monday in peer-reviewed U.S. journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ...

Mar 9, 2015

Osaka couple arrested for allegedly getting their kids to shoplift

A waterproofing worker and his wife in Toyonaka, Osaka Prefecture, have been arrested on suspicion of forcing their three children to shoplift fishing equipment. The Osaka Prefectural Police said the couple allegedly handed fishing equipment worth around ¥17,000 to their 14-year-old son, 12-year-old son ...

Mar 7, 2015

11-year-old sent home from school for Christian Grey costume

Thousands of British students mark World Book Day by going to school in costume as their favorite fictional characters. But one 11-year-old found himself in a bind when he dressed as Christian Grey, the S&M-loving billionaire hero of the erotic thriller “50 Shades of ...