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PlayStation boss: Nintendo 3DS a 'babysitting tool'

"No self-respecting twentysomething is going to be sitting on an airplane with one of those," says Sony Computer Entertainment America's Jack Tretton. "He's too old for that."

By Apr. 11, 2011


PlayStation boss calls Nintendo 3DS a 'babysitting tool'

Jack Tretton, Sony's US gaming boss, has given Nintendo's 3DS handheld a severe verbal beatdown, calling the glasses-free 3D console a "babysitting tool".

By Apr. 11, 2011


How's my babysitting?

HowsMyNanny.com lets bystanders report bad behavior by your kid's caregiver.

By Mar. 10, 2007


CareSquare: Babysitting 2.0

A new site, CareSquare, is a social network and scheduling utility for parents, babysitters, and nannies.

By Jan. 8, 2007


Moms, just say no to babysitting Webkinz

On top of all the duties that moms are supposed to do, some are now babysitting their kids' Webkinz online pets while the children are away at summer camp. In the world of overintensive parenting, this is a good place to draw the line!

By Jul. 23, 2007


Forget babysitting and paper routes, teen turns to SEO

SEO may seem like "rocket science" to some, but one teen has cracked the code, turning SEO knowledge into an income-generating asset.

By Aug. 1, 2007


Thor tchotchkes to brighten a fan's Dark World

If the date November 8 means something important to you, you might, just might, be a huge Thor fan. You might also have cold feet.

By Nov. 8, 2013


Geeky alphabet blocks teach numbers and nerd icons

A is for Ada Lovelace. B is for Buffy the Vampire Slayer. C is for C-3PO. A nerdy father makes alphabet blocks to teach his son his geeky ABCs.

By Jan. 27, 2014


8-foot robot Cygan from 1950s auctioned for $27,000

This vintage behemoth has "the strength of a dozen Samsons." Now a lucky collector gets to freak everyone out with it.

By Sep. 11, 2013


'Cygan' robot from the 1950s could fetch £12,000 at auction

The monolithic metal man, built in 1957, is up for auction at Christie's next month.

By Aug. 5, 2013