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A Travel Blogger Takes the Unplugging Challenge

Robert Schrader | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel
Robert Schrader

The good news? I achieved my goal and stayed offline for the entire time I was on Indian soil. The better news? The benefits of unplugging from the Internet for the first time in almost five years were greater than I could've ever imagined.

7 Reasons To Take A Texting Sabbath Today

Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living

No one will be surprised to learn that texting is nearly universal among young adults with cell phones (so, um, all of them?). According to the data, ...

The Amazing Discovery I Made When My Phone Died

Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Meredith Melnick

To my great delight, errands have become a time of total pleasure -- a luxury of aloneness and action. It feels so much better to be engaged with the city, giving my neighbors their due: my full attention, even if they can't tell the difference.