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“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

The Brain

How a 3-D-printer changed a 4-year-old's heart and life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mia Gonzalez spent the first 3½ years of her life missing out. She had to skip day care and dance classes because she constantly had colds and pneumonia. When Mia could go out and play, she was easily winded and took multiple asthma medications to try to help her breathing.<p>After about 10 …

Medicine

Kathrine Switzer story: When only men ran marathons

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to run in an official marathon race when she ran in the Boston race, which is being held on Monday.<p>Until then it had been assumed that women could not run the distance but with the help of her trainer, Switzer set out to prove them wrong.<p>Disguising …

5 Reasons Malala Yousafzi Will Inspire You

History was made on October 10 when Malala Yousafzai became the youngest recipient of The Nobel Peace Prize in history. Malala has been making an international name for herself since the age of 11. The daughter of education activists, Malala is paving a road all her own in her unrelenting efforts …

Media's Positive & Negative Influence on Teenagers

Media is a vast form of communication that permeates nearly every aspect of modern culture. Teenagers are exposed to all sorts of media outlets, from …

Dying in the Name of Honor

A teenager falls victim to murderous parents for not marrying the family’s preferred groom. Another young woman is raped and strangled by family …

Sociology