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Why Are British Teenagers Cutting Themselves?

Every report says the number of teenagers who are self-harming is on the rise, but are we really seeing a new epidemic or is it simply being better recognized?<p>Illustration by Cei Willis<p>Self-harm among teenagers is pretty close to an epidemic in the UK. Evidence about the exact number of self-harm …

Steve Jobs didn’t let his kids use iPads

<b>by Tamara El-Rahi</b> <br>Smart move – excessive screen-time can lead to obesity, aggression and depression.

Parents are clueless about teens' use of messaging apps, but advertisers aren't

Teenagers, a historically wily demographic, are increasingly moving their digital social lives from public sites where their parents hang out to smartphone messaging apps, giving them nearly complete privacy in their online social lives.<p>Apps such as Kik, Line, WhatsApp, Ask.fm and Whisper can often …

Parenting

Are teenagers' junk food diets creating a generation of moody low achievers?

When it comes to getting the average teenager to eat healthily, most parents are facing an uphill battle.<p>We know not just from research that rather …

US Companies Are Missing Out On Billions as Iran Opens Up to International Trade | VICE News

Chinese and European companies are scrambling to invest in Iran and bringing home multibillion-dollar deals — while US corporations, barred from doing business with a newly-opening Islamic Republic, are forced to watch as their competitors tap into a market of 80 million people.<p>The nuclear …

China’s Economic Planning Dilemma

According to the National Development and Reform Commission’s (NDRC) Report on the Implementation of the 2015 Plan and on the 2016 Draft Plan for …

Natural Gas