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5 Ways Text Messages Can Help Teens Manage Chronic Disease

5 Ways Text Messages Can Help Teens Manage Chronic Disease 0

Historically, the top causes of death among teens have been motor vehicle accidents along with homicide, violent injuries and suicide. However, the World Health Organization predicts that by 2020, chronic disease will be the No. 1 killer of people aged 10 to 20. Health care practitioners have an imperative to address chronic illness in teen(…)

What Happens to All of That Smart Appliance Data?

What Happens to All of That Smart Appliance Data? 0

Almost everything you do involves giving away your data. When you sign up for a discount card at your local grocery store, the store uses the card to track your shopping habits and to send you targeted advertising. When you type a search query into Google or Bing, your search information is tracked and used(…)

Five tech tools you need during the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Five tech tools you need during the 2014 FIFA World Cup 0

With the highly anticipated FIFA World Cup making its way onto our screens next week, the well-prepared soccer geek has already purchased the latest apps, gadgets and audio devices to keep abreast of the events. If you fall into the unprepared category however, take a look at these five techy pieces to keep you hooked(…)

FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil: Review 0

The World Cup clock is ticking, and fans all over the planet are gearing up for a month-long TV marathon by, well, sitting in front of the TV playing EA Sport’s latest instalment in the FIFA series. So how does it compare to previous FIFA games, and how realistic is it this time around? Game(…)

The four stereotypes of celebrities behaving badly

The four stereotypes of celebrities behaving badly 0

Being under the limelight can guarantee a lot of privileges for today’s actors, recording artists and sports stars, but it can also put them under a lot of pressure. Proof that having too much money can land you in a lot of trouble, here are just a few celebs who seemingly let go of their(…)

The New Educational Frontier: App-Based Learning

The New Educational Frontier: App-Based Learning 0

Recently there has been a surge of educational apps popping up in the Apple App Store. Teachers and students nationwide have been increasingly utilizing the amazing benefits of app-based education. Speak Up, a nonprofit educational research organization, and Blackboard, Inc., a company that makes education software, surveyed almost 300,000 students, parents, teachers and other educators(…)

Gaming Really Is Making You Thick… Brained!

Gaming Really Is Making You Thick… Brained! 0

Mention video games to a parent and you’re likely to hear something along the lines of it warping children’s brains, desensitising them, and making them fat; except the Wii of course, you can bowl on that! But whilst consoling may be making generations a little bit thicker set, research has shown it could also be(…)

Five Things You Need To Know About Pro Gaming

Five Things You Need To Know About Pro Gaming 0

While many of us stick to gaming as a purely recreational activity, some players out there make it their living. Pro gaming is a serious industry and one that gives fans and gamers alike the chance to step things up a gear. The rise of social aspects and online multi-player features in modern gaming has(…)

Texas Hold ‘em returns to the movie screens

Texas Hold ‘em returns to the movie screens 0

Casinos have long remained an iconic place for gamblers across the world to enjoy placing bets on a plethora of odds-based games in the hope of winning a fortune. Their considerable appeal and attraction is summarized by the millions of people who continuously travel to the most iconic locations in the world, such as Las(…)

The Rise Of eSports Betting

The Rise Of eSports Betting 0

eSports have risen hugely over the last few years growing from its humble online beginnings in the early 1990’s to a professional industry that sees thousands of gamers, and millions watching, particularly in the USA. Professional gaming is still relatively new to the world compared to the more traditional sports, with them not being recognised(…)

What Google Chromecast Means For Gaming

What Google Chromecast Means For Gaming 0

Google Chromecast is still in its infancy but has already made huge strides in the technology market, transporting the functions of web browser, Chrome to a high-definition television, giving users the chance to stream the likes of Netflix and YouTube beyond the desktop or mobile. Although whilst uses are still fairly limited, the demand is(…)

Trend Alert: Wearable Tech is here

Trend Alert: Wearable Tech is here 4

Technology has continually been integrated with our lives since the beginning of mankind. Over time, it has gotten more personal, convenient, and entertaining. It is no surprise that wearable tech is the newest trend taking over the tech world. From Google Glass to the Fitbit, wearable tech has the potential to change the way people(…)

Movie Stars come to Slot Machines

Movie Stars come to Slot Machines 0

Slot machines have remained amongst the most popular form of casino games through considerable addictiveness and bright lights that instantly tempt players to gamble. Although they are not the most technical or skilled form of games available across casinos, online sites and gaming apps, slot machines stand on their own as the only coin-based game(…)

A quick guide to buying pre-owned watches

A quick guide to buying pre-owned watches 0

If you love the unique style and designs of some of the high-end Swiss watches, you will glad to learn that you can find many for sale at unbelievable prices. Today, collectors and connoisseurs scour the internet and classified ads in search of pre owned watches. The good news is that you can find some(…)

Graphic: The top Super Bowl commercials of all time

Graphic: The top Super Bowl commercials of all time 0

Another Super Bowl is in the books. With the commercials, the foot, and the halftime show and a few people watching football, it always makes for a memorable day. This year, about half of the always-expensive commercials were memorable, and Radio Shack and Budweiser appeared to take the cake. What do you think? It’s time(…)

Video: “Sabotage” red band trailer released

Video: “Sabotage” red band trailer released 0

We have just received the new trailer for David Ayer’s new Schwarzenegger action romp that comes out in March. From the studio: Director David Ayer brings his signature gritty realism to this story of an elite team of DEA agents, who find themselves in trouble after busting one of the world’s deadliest drug cartels. Arnold(…)

Are you constantly overdrawn?

Are you constantly overdrawn? 0

Although we all strive to be on a sound financial footing to afford the cost of living and enjoy a certain quality of life, there are millions of Brits and Americans who are living beyond their overdraft limit. A new report from budgeting account provider thinkmoney has revealed that an estimated 4.5 million people throughout(…)

Graphics of the Day: Makeup, tattoos, and more!

Graphics of the Day: Makeup, tattoos, and more! 0

We have a trio of infographics for you today. Via: Temptu That was temporary. Now we get into the permanent…maybe? Here are some examples of the most regrettable tattoos ever! Via: LaserAway And, finally, here is something educational for you Gen-Yers on the cusp of adulthood. Via: Life Source Direct

Graphic: The evolution of musical education

Graphic: The evolution of musical education 0

Musical education has evolved well past the days of singing along as a teacher plays the piano. Today, psychologists understand that strong links between the mind’s processing of information and the processing of music exist. As such, it can be possible to boost your memory creation and information retention just by playing music. Does Music(…)