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Learn how to keep internet bad guys from bugging you

By TIMES WIRES
Published December 4, 2006


Seventy-one percent of teens online have received personal messages from someone they don't know, and 45 percent have been asked for personal information from a stranger, says the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Nick News with Linda Ellerbee looks at the problem in Online and In Danger? How to Protect Yourself in the Virtual World at 8:30 p.m. Sunday on Nickelodeon. Kids and experts weigh in on how to protect kids from predators..

What is the color of climate change?

The United Nations wants you to draw or paint a picture to show what climate change means to you. The International Children's Painting Competition on the Environment is sponsored by the U.N.'s Environment Programme. The winner gets $2,000 and a trip to Norway in June for World Environment Day. Kids ages 6-14 (as of June 5) are eligible. Deadline is Dec. 31. Check out www.unep.org/tunza/paintcomp.

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"I came on the set in the baggy jeans and the Timberlands, and the hat to the back, but . . . as soon as I put that suit on, and had the Afro picked out, I was like, a different person." - NICK CANNON, on getting into character in the movie Bobby, with TeenHollywood.com.