Fogle's triumph… Everest was his childhood dream

He said: “It has been an extraordinary journey to achieve a childhood dream. I also could not have done it without the support of my family.” His teammate Victoria Pendleton, the double Olympic cycling gold- medallist, tweeted congratulations. Victoria, 37, was forced to pull out of the climb during the acclimatisation phase after suffering a […]

Wealthy childhood ‘increases risk’ of dying from asthma

But new research suggests that deaths from the respiratory disorder among children and younger adults in England was more common in affluent areas. One possible explanation is that cleaner homes increase the risk of childhood allergies. Some scientists think a lack of early childhood exposure to germs increases the chance of allergic diseases and that […]

‘No more DACA deal!’ Trump rules out legal status for childhood arrivals

Donald Trump has said there will be no deal to give legal status to migrants who came to the US as minors. In a series of tweets on Sunday, he also told Republicans to take the “nuclear option” and eliminate the Senate filibuster. READ MORE: Trump suggests American military may pay for US-Mexico border wall […]

The NASA astronaut whose DNA changed after a year in space talks about his underachieving childhood, his identical twin and fellow astronaut brother, and how leaving Earth changes people for the better

Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly had four missions in space, including a 340-day trip aboard the International Space Station in 2015-2016. On our “Success” podcast, he describes himself as a distracted kid who figured out his life later than his identical twin brother Mark, who also became an astronaut. He shared some […]

‘The Dangerous Book for Boys’ Trailer: Amazon Series Adapts the Ode to Childhood Imagination

It’s all well and good to romanticize the childhoods of the ’80s, when kids biked around freely and made complicated contraptions to prank unsuspecting adults. But what about the kids of today? You can warn them about the dangers as much as you want through episodes of Black Mirror, but maybe it’s not fear they need, […]

Apple snags drama series based on Kevin Durant’s childhood

Apple’s slate of original shows keeps growing and growing and the latest addition is a drama based on the early life of Kevin Durant. Swagger will focus on youth basketball players, their families and their coaches and will draw on Durant’s experiences playing basketball with the Amateur Athletic Union in the Washington DC area. Durant, […]