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What Is The Real Price Of Technology?

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ekaterina Walter

Why is it so hard to switch off? Is it because it's addictive? Is it because we don't want to miss out on anything? Is it because we use social networks as a place to stroke our own egos? Whatever the reason is, there are repercussions to be aware of. Smartphone and computer use can cause a number of psychological issues:

What Happened When I Turned Off Twitter And (Re)Turned To God

Dana Oliver | Posted 09.19.2014 | Style
Dana Oliver

The high of being one of the first to spot a breaking news tweet got so bad that I would wake up in the middle of the night searching for my iPhone while laying between my Egyptian cotton sheets.

I Went Off The Grid For 3 Hours

Annelia Alex | Posted 08.04.2014 | Technology
Annelia Alex

I went three consecutive hours without personal electronics. So I'm enlightened now, or something.

Adam Lambert Gets the Christian Music Critic Treatment

Jim David | Posted 07.28.2012 | Entertainment
Jim David

If audiences only chose entertainment based on Plugged In's reviews over the last couple of years, they would have gone to see The Blind Side and a couple of Pixar movies, with the advisory that cars don't actually talk, since that would be witchcraft.

Alexander Eichler

Executives In Rehab Won't Quit This Habit

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

When Natalie was in rehab last year, she noticed a lot of people on the phone. Many of the other patients at Passages Malibu -- the California trea...

Plugged In: The Best Tech Writing Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.29.2011 | Technology

Fire up Instapaper! Here are our 5 essential tech reads for the week of April 24th. This week, we've been enjoying pieces on warrantless searches ...