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The End of Intimacy in an Instant World

Zondra Hughes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Zondra Hughes

I really miss asking you about your day. And hearing how you planned to make our world just a little brighter. The Twitter updates just doesn't seem the same to me.

Top 7 Recession Indicators According To HuffPosters (SLIDESHOW)

HuffPost's Eyes & Ears | Matthew Palevsky/Stephanie Harnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last week HuffPost featured its "Top Ten Unconventional Indicators Of The Recession," such as sales in men's underwear and movie rentals. We asked yo...

The New Blood Diamonds

John Prendergast | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Prendergast

Being held at gunpoint in one of the most dangerous war zones in the world was not our plan, but we were digging into links between the illicit mining of Congo's conflict minerals and a war.

Cell-tiquette: How To Polish Up Your Cell Phone Etiquette

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Lately I have noticed more and more "cell-free zone" signs in offices and public places to encourage proper cell phone etiquette. Last week I was pick...

How To Spam-Proof Your Cell Phone, Inbox

ABC News | KIM KOMANDO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Spam is the bane of computer users everywhere, accounting for more than 90 percent of e-mail. And, now, cell phones are getting spam....

Why Derail the Mobile Revolution?

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Spalter

There's no doubt that the current smartphone revolution will do for mobile productivity what the PC revolution did for office productivity in the 1990s.

Green News Report - July 7, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Will the climate change in the Senate over climate change legislation?; ExxonMobil pays up & pays out; Universal cell phone charger for the EU, but not for you!; Nuclear Power vs. Summer...

Pediatrician Shocked to See 3-Year-Old on Cell Phone

Linda Buzzell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Buzzell

There are are serious concerns that growing kids' health may be harmed by electromagnetic frequency emissions from cell phones.

Porn Downloads Slow Japan's Mobile Networks

bloomberg.com | Masaki Kondo and Rocky Swift | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

July 6 (Bloomberg) -- Takeshi says he pays 6,300 yen ($66) a month to NTT DoCoMo Inc. for unlimited Internet access, allowing him to download adult mo...

July Is Cell Phone Courtesy Month

Karen Leland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Leland

Wireless phones and other electronic devices have become so important to keeping people in touch and yet we need to educate people about the proper way to use them so that they're still in touch, but not annoying those around them.

India Teens Skirt Traditions And Taboos Through Texting

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Saritha Rai | GlobalPost BANGALORE -- Bangalore schoolgirl Nitisha Jaykumar's latest acquisition is a Nokia cell phone, which her protective par...

Has Technology Changed Kids' Sense of Right and Wrong?

Liz Perle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Liz Perle

Much of what goes on in digital life happens anonymously, which can make people think they can escape being caught. Remote access also lessens the sense of face-to-face responsibility.

A Preposterous Pre-Digital Primer

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

In the days before the internet, how did out-of-town journalists transmit typewritten stories to their editors? They folded the stories into paper airplanes and hurled them out of hotel windows.

Cell Phones Contribute to Rape, War in DRC

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

"I'm here" -- two little words that sat in the inbox of one of our cell phones as we prepared to write this column. This particular message came fro...

CELL PHONE ELBOW: Health Update For Cell Phone Users In The Digital Age

health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Medically known as cubital tunnel syndrome, cell phone elbow is numbness, tingling and pain in the forearm and hand caused by compression of the ulnar...

Texting Gets Reasons for a Thumbs Down

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

As a society, we tend to accept that texting has gone overboard with the even larger technological craze. As tough as it is to scale back, it's even tougher to convince others to.

Texting May Be Harmful To Teenagers' Well-being

nytimes.com | Katie Hafner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

They do it late at night when their parents are asleep. They do it in restaurants and while crossing busy streets. They do it in the classroom with th...

Silverback Gorilla Hates New Cell Phones (PHOTO)

Getty/AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Kibabu the silverback gorilla looks over his shoulder on his 32nd birthday in his habitat at Taronga Zoo in Sydney on May 25, 2009. The western world'...

Nokia Technopolis Innovation Mill Helps Free Inspiration Free

Scott Lachut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Lachut

Beyond giving possible groundbreaking ideas a new lease on life, the project points to a new kind of openness around intellectual property that has the potential to benefit society as a whole.

ABCs of the Birds and the Bees

Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin

Her son was essentially friendless for the first few months of middle school because he wasn't texting and was therefore, out of the mix.

Twenty Percent Of American Households Have Cell Phones, No Landlines

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — In a high-tech shift accelerated by the recession, the number of U.S. households opting for only cell phones has for the first time...

Mobile Phones: Key To Developing Nations

Huffington Post Contributor | Jennifer Openshaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Jennifer Openshaw Most of us use our cell phones for just about everything these days -- texting a buddy, monitoring social networking sites, or c...

It Is Easy Being Green

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Spalter

According to the EPA, more than 100 million cell phones are discarded annually in the United States and only 10% of these phones get recycled.

For Small Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries, Mobile Phones Can Be Path Out of Poverty

Terra Lawson-Remer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Terra Lawson-Remer

Mobile phones are already breaking the economic stranglehold of elites with access to capital, and giving poor entrepreneurs a chance to build their own businesses and be their own bosses.

Let's Talk About Privacy, Baby

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tina Wells

The 20% of our youth who are sexting regularly are depriving themselves of valuable and meaningful relationships.