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Update on the Pandemic Disease of the 21st Century

Bernard Starr | Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy
Bernard Starr

The chief symptom of Posterior Alimentary Canal Syndrome resists any potential cure. Sufferers have their heads up the posterior end of the alimentary canal (also known as the rear end).

"Big Brother" Is Us: The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 08.16.2011 | Technology
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

The bigger reality is, Big Brother is indeed here, and we've discovered that it's us.

Weinergate -- He May Be a Doll, but He's No Hero

Julie Spira | Posted 08.15.2011 | Technology
Julie Spira

As the Weinergate scandal has taken the spotlight off of Arnold Schwarzenegger, the subject of sexting is once again in the limelight. As both Republi...

Ben Craw

Ford Blakely, Zingle: 27 Million and Counting | Ben Craw | Posted 08.14.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Carriers Sweat As Texting Cools | By ANTON TROIANOVSKI | Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

Growth in the volume of text messaging is slowing sharply, just as new threats emerge to that lucrative source of wireless carrier profits. While U...

Understanding Anthony Weiner

Mark Olmsted | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Anthony Weiner is not a pig. Anthony Weiner is a perfectly healthy and fairly typical man. Men have evolved over millions of years to put their sper...

WATCH: The Most Reckless Bus Driver Ever?

Posted 07.15.2011 | World

Driving while on the phone is a dangerous practice, and many states in the U.S. have banned talking or texting behind the wheel. But this bus driver i...

The Blackberry Defense

Emily de La Bruyere | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology
Emily de La Bruyere

The Old (That's you, Mom) never tire of enumerating the ways in which the internet and cell phones have undermined our relationships and global outlooks. But they fail to recognize technology's boons.

First Free Text Donation Service Launched In UK

Posted 07.10.2011 | Impact

The UK's struggling charity sector gets a fillip from the launch of the first system allowing the UK's 50 million mobile phone owners to give money to...

It's 1986 and Magnum, P.I. Just Stole My Email!

Jeffrey Evans | Posted 06.29.2011 | Technology
Jeffrey Evans

Law enforcement likes that most of our electronic communications are offered only feeble privacy protections. They don't want to have to go to a judge to get a search warrant.

Your Brain on the Web

Daniel Goleman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Goleman

Nature designed the brain for face-to-face interactions -- not the online world. Email actually tricks the brain.

Texting in Theaters Is a Blight: Let's Make Smartphones Smarter With Apps to Obstruct Rude People

Michael Russnow | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

I'm a fan of new technology and was among the first on my block to buy a VCR. I've also been surfing the Internet for many years and bought a cell ph...

What People Use Their Phones For Most

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.03.2011 | Technology

Raise your phones in the air if you're an avid texter. According to comScore's study of 30,000 U.S. mobile users between November 2010 and February...

The 7 Biggest Misuses of Texting To Avoid in Dating

David Wygant | Posted 05.31.2011 | Technology
David Wygant

Texting is all about short conversations, and can be useful and fun. Texting, however, sometimes gets ugly within the context of dating -- and can really get you into trouble.

Wisconsin Justice Department Won't Charge Sexting Prosecutor

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A former prosecutor who sent racy text messages to a domestic abuse victim won't face criminal charges over misconduct and sexua...

WATCH: Connecticut School Bus Driver Caught Texting Behind The Wheel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

A Connecticut school bus driver is now facing serious charges after police received video footage of her sending and receiving text messages while dri...

HSBC Customers Hit By Text Message Scam

The Huffington Post | Chris Kirkham | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

HSBC Bank customers have been receiving fraudulent text messages in recent days asking them to dial in to a 1-800 number and enter their account infor...

The Double-Edged Sword That Is the Internet

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

I have come to the conclusion that I needed to simplify; to get back to my roots as a human being, devoid of the wireless world and its random connections.

Students Feel Guilty For Texting During Class, Still Text During Class

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A guilty conscience is not enough to dissuade college students from texting during class, according to a new study conducted at the University of New ...

Could There Be a Texting-While-Walking Ban?

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
The Stir

Cathy Cruz Marrero made headlines last month when she stumbled into a mall fountain while texting. But banning pedestrians from using cell phones? Give me a break.

Digital Parenting In The 21st Century

Dave Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dave Taylor

It's our job as parents to keep them safe and to protect them when they do get into dangerous situations; whether it's that cruel gossip queen in their class or that wave of unknown kids they've just friended on Facebook.

First Date Etiquette

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Fineman

So most people have some modicum of etiquette on a first date. I'm not talking about ponies or flowers or dancing or a five-piece band playing show tunes. I'm talking about basic, basic things that apparently are lost on some.

Teen Sexting: Should Parents, Schools Or Lawmakers Intervene?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Sending provocative or explicit messages and photos over cell phones and computers has become increasingly popular among American teenagers in recent ...

Does Text Messaging Increase Literacy?

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Children who are fluent at text messaging have better literacy skills than youngsters who do not use mobile phones, it was claimed today. ...

Texts From My Xes: Embarrassing Texts From The Recently Single

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The internet is great for many things, all of which are horribly humiliating people who desperately care about you. Exhibit A: a Twitter feed puttin...