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The Dangerous Impacts of Social Media on Mental Illnesses

<i>Mariel Norton is a copywriter for a digital marketing agency, and is also a relationship blogger for WeLoveDates.</i><p>Less FaceTime, more face-to-face time.<p>Tallulah Wilson was just 15 years old when she took her own life back in October 2012. The gifted ballerina had been receiving treatment for …

11 Products You Used To Love That Apple Has Quietly Killed

The largest size was 160GB, and could hold 40,000 songs. And fans of the device took the news pretty hard.<p>But this wasn't the first time that Apple quietly killed older products when new products were announced.

Ello, Ello, it’s crunch time for the first social networks

The first wave of social networks seems to be hitting the breakwater as other more niche networks rise from the depths. So what’s next for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and even Google+, asks Monty Munford<p>Last year, two square, but great, friends of mine announced they were going to the Burning Man …

Why Do We Settle For Less?

For the last decade, I have hopped from city to city, tiny apartment to tiny apartment, and dated a lot of people during it all. I’ve worked in bars …

Rescuers rush to reach dozens trapped on erupting Japan volcano

Columns of thick white steam were rising from the 3,067-metre (10,121-foot) Mount Ontake, which erupted around noon on Saturday, spewing ash, rocks and steam on otherwise a sunny autumn weekend busy with tourists and hikers.<p>Seven people were unconscious and buried under ash, national broadcaster …

Officer shot in Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday night

A Ferguson, Mo., police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night while responding to a burglary report at a town community center, police said.<p>An officer confronted two males leaving the Ferguson Community Center about 9 p.m., said St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. The officer had been …

The World’s First Genetically Modified Babies Will Graduate High School This Year

Remember the sci-fi thriller GATTACA? For those who never saw the film and/or eschewed all pop culture in the late 90’s for some reason, it was a popular movie that came out in 1997 about genetically modified human beings. Now some literally genetically modified human babies born that same year are …

These Majestic Photographs of African Animals Were All Shot During Visits to Zoos

Photographer Manuela Kulpa has a portfolio full of gorgeous wildlife photographs. Unlike other wildlife photographers, however, she doesn’t have the …