[22 Sep 2017 | One Comment | ]
How the Smartphone is Destroying a Generation

There’s not a single exception. All screen activities are linked to less happiness, and all nonscreen activities are linked to more happiness. Eighth-graders who spend 10 or more hours a week on social media are 56 percent more likely to say they’re unhappy than those who devote less time to social media.

Eighth-graders who spend 10 or more hours a week on social media are 56 percent more likely to say they’re unhappy than those who devote less time to social media. Click in to Read More About the Impact of Smartphones on this Generation.

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Internet, Social Media »

[25 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Teen Cyberbullying on the Internet [Infographic]

– 85% of bullying occurs inside of school
– 82% with learning disabilities have been bullied at school
– 70% of student say bullying is a problem at their school
– 44% middle schoolers experience bullying problems
– 43% of kids have been bullied online
– 35% of kids have been threatened online
yet… 58% who experience cyberbullying have not told their parents or an adult

Click to see more sobering statistics

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Video Games »

[19 Jul 2016 | One Comment | ]
Pokemon Go at Holocaust Museum? Brave New World.

Pokemon Go at the Holocaust Museum
Is this the beginning of the end of the world?
Below is an article from Breakpoint Daily written by John Stonestreet that I wanted to share with you all.
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The good news is people are leaving their screens inside to go outside. The bad news? When they’re outside, they’re still staring at screens.
In 1985, social critic named Neal Postman, in the introduction to his book “Amusing Ourselves to Death,” compared two famous dystopian visions: “1984” by George Orwell and “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley. He noted …

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Movies »

[24 May 2016 | One Comment | ]
Family hit by 3192 Paintballs for Media Profanity

What if for every curse word you heard in a movie, someone shot you with a paintball?

Now watch a family get hit with 3192 Paintballs in 5.2 Seconds. Yea that’s a lot of swear words.

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Movies »

[20 Feb 2016 | One Comment | ]
Movie Review: Masterless Movie

Adam LaVorgna (from the popular TV Series in the 90s called 7th heaven), plays Kane Madison, an architect working in Los Angeles looking to work his way up the corporate world. His counterpart, a Ronin, lives in the parallel spirit world where he is tempted to follow a dark lord and deviate from his path to finding truth.

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Events, News, Social Media »

[21 Jan 2016 | One Comment | ]
Check Out the Social Media Marketing World [Conference]

Want to learn about Social Media? Check out the Social Media Marketing World Conference! 100+ workshops and sessions led by leading marketers from top brands including the likes of IBM, Cisco, San Diego Chargers, Experian, Tyson Foods, SAP, Priceline, Dell and so on.

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Advertising, News »

[20 Jan 2016 | 3 Comments | ]
More Advertising Leading to More E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

Did you know almost 7 in 10 middle and high school students are exposed to e-cigarette ads. E-cigarette advertising dollars have risen from $6.4 million in 2011 to $115 million in 2014…

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News »

[5 Oct 2015 | One Comment | ]
California Governor Signs ‘Right to Die’ Legislation

It’s done. California has passed legislation that will allow terminally ill patients to legally choose to end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs. Jerry Brown an announcement today (OCT 5th) that he has signed this bill…

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Movies »

[19 Sep 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
Movie Review: CAPTIVE (2015)

CAPTIVE, based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is a thrilling drama about the spiritual collision of two broken lives. When Brian Nichols – on the run as the subject of a city wide manhunt and desperate to make contact with his newborn son – takes recovering meth addict Ashley Smith hostage in her own apartment, she turns for guidance to Rick Warren’s best-selling inspirational book, The Purpose Driven Life.

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News »

[31 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Cecil the Lion – Walter Palmer’s Non-Apology

Non-pology is where a person seems to apologizes but carefully crafts their words to not take any responsibility for what had happened and thus maintain their innocence and their pride. Politicians do it all the time. So do athletes. So do many ordinary people. We hear it all the time, though we might not always catch it. Some examples:

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Advertising »

[28 Apr 2015 | One Comment | ]
Bud Light says “Perfect Beer for Removing ‘No’ from your Vocabulary”

Bud light has put a new message on their bud light bottles. The message “The perfect beer for removing ‘No’ from your vocabulary for the night… The perfect beer for whatever happens”.

Some questions immediately off the bat.

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Internet, News »

[31 Dec 2014 | One Comment | ]
Reading on your iPhone before Bed is Very Bad

How many of you read on your iPhone or iPad before going to bed?

Check some news?
Check your facebook?
Check your email?
Play some Angry Birds? Flappy Birds? Big Birds?
Poke around your apps for no good reason and waste a good 30 minutes?
Then feel tired the next day regretting it all?

Well guess what. It isn’t just the 30 minutes (or 2 hours) sleep you had lost. Additional New research suggest the problem is much more serious.

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