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Media Addiction: Are You Hooked?

April 25, 2010

The University of Maryland recently completed a study called “24 Hours: Unplugged,” where they asked 200 students to go 24 hours without any kind of media whatsoever — no cellphones, no Blackberries, no texting, no IM-ing, no Internet in general, and no TV (as best as could be avoided).  Nothing.  So, in essence, these kids [...]

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Don’t Text and Drive: Who Knew?

June 25, 2009

Here’s a study you know everything about before you even click on the link:  texting while driving is… (wait for it)… pretty dangerous!  I know this comes as a huge shock, and I’m glad the report has a tinge of humor about it. Beyond the sarcasm, I tried it once after I got a surprisingly interesting text that I absolutely had to [...]

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