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Babies Trying Lemons for the First Time in Slow Motion

Someone got a brilliant idea: Let's give babies lemon wedges for the first time-- just like every single parent does in the privacy of their home--and record their reaction in slow motion so the entire world can laugh and go aaaaawwwwwww at the same time. Read More >>

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This Roomba-Riding Baby is the Perfect Way to Start 2014

We here at Gizmodo enjoy a rich, vibrant history of tiny creatures riding Roombas. So naturally, we can think of no better way to welcome Baby New Year than with an actual baby. Riding a Roomba. Straight into 2014 and into our hearts. Our clean, dust-free hearts. [@hellogiggle via Kyle Wagner] Read More >>

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Pregnancy Tests in Pubs to be Trialled to Help Mothers Know They're Knocked-up

We all know boozing while pregnant is bad and potentially damaging for the unborn baby. Problem is, some mothers aren't aware they're pregnant in the first months and get hammered anyway, so could putting pregnancy test kits in pubs help protect babies in their early stages of life? Read More >>

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Remember That Day of Immense Pain and Suffering With a Human Placenta Photo Frame

Artist Amanda Cotton has come up with an interesting niche gift item for new mothers, offering to turn their leftover placenta into a "lovely" photo frame. Read More >>

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Wildlife Photography Supergrass Claims the BBC Fakes Most Baby Mammal Shots

Those cute wildlife documentary images of baby things nestling up to their mummies are likely to be faked, according to a former BBC photographer, who claims the majority of shots of extremely young mammals are filmed in sets, zoos, and custom enclosures, then spliced in with real-world outdoor footage. Read More >>

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iOS 7 Is Secretly Baby-Proof

Regardless of what you think of its icons, iOS 7 is a big design shift for Apple, and it's here to stay. When the new OS finally hits consumer phones everywhere, it might be a little surprise for some, but there's one demographic it's really going to flummox: babies. Read More >>

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What Would Be Different About a Baby Born in Space?

Astronauts are usually pretty busy while they're off planet so there hasn't been a lot of time to, um, look into this stuff, but it's unclear whether humans can procreate in weightless conditions. Apparently, you can't just march into space like you own it and do whatever you want. Read More >>

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Idiots Need Telling Not to Call Their Child "Anal"

Some incredible rejected baby names have emerged from New Zealand, where names for kids such as "4Real" and "Queen Victoria" have been rejected by officials. One child was even set to be called "Anal" before the state intervened. Perhaps the parents didn't know how to spell Alan? Read More >>

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Giving a Baby a Lightsabre Is Never a Good Idea

Imagine a world where lightsabres are real. Totally awesome, yeah? All fun and games, right? Until a baby gets his hands on a lightsabre. When they start waving things around, you're at their mercy. Fingers, homes, human bodies, and anything else are just in the way. Read More >>

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A Baby Riding a Skateboard with a GoPro Is Basically Why We Invented Technology

Not much to say here, really. This is a baby named Ava riding a skateboard in Santa Monica and Venice Beach, LA. She's great, this is great, all babies on skateboards are probably great. [Twitter] Read More >>

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Sick Baby Frozen for Four Days, Thawed Out and Restored to Health

An amazing bit of weird medical science came to the help of newborn baby Edward Ives, who was stripped, wrapped in an ice blanket and left to freeze for four days. On purpose. By doctors. And it worked. Read More >>

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"Adventurous" Woman Needed to Give Birth to Neanderthal Baby

Geneticist George Church believes he nearly has all the required things bubbling away in his lab to enable him to clone a Neanderthal, with the only missing link being a woman who's brave enough to want to carry our alien ancestor. Read More >>

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Siri Gaining Traction... as a Baby Name

Warped and borderline evil parents are turning to Apple products for inspiration when it comes to deciding what to call their doomed-to-fail babies, with the likes of Apple, Mac and even Siri showing increases in popularity as baby names. Read More >>

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Just a 4D Medical Scan of a Fetus Yawning in the Womb

Medical imaging's come a long way in the past few decades—but it's now so good that doctors can use it to tell the difference between a baby opening its mouth and it yawning. Read More >>

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This Baby's Marty McFly Costume and DeLorean Push Car Is Absolutely Adorable

This baby boy has the coolest parents ever. For his first Halloween, his awesome parents dressed him up as Marty McFly from Back to the Future and built him a DeLorean push car. Just look at him inside his tiny little DeLorean; it's one of the most adorable Halloween costumes ever. Read More >>

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This Super-Creepy Baby Doll is Pregnant, and Her Foetus is Pregnant Too

British artist Darren Cullen has taken doll culture to new extremes with his disturbing creation, 'Baby's First Baby', which we can only hope will never hits the shelves. The top of the box reads "real pregnancy action", and to be fair, there is significant degree of realism here. Listed features include "cravings", "stretch marks", and "waters [that] really break". What the actual heck? Read More >>

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