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Warning: The Dangers of Sexting

Jeff A. Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jeff A. Katz

What should be private becomes public when it's so easily distributed or displayed. A girl sent her nude pictures to the entire hockey team of my friend's high school. What did she think would happen?

"Sexting": The Latest Challenge in Parenting?

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Anushay Hossain

What's really scary about this kind of technology use is that it creates excellent breeding grounds for child predators, such pedophiles and sex offenders, to prey on kids.

Textual Healing: The Casual Ex Text

Amanda Ernst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Amanda Ernst

If an ex wants to get back in touch with you, it needs to happen on your terms. No one should ever make you feel sad, and if they once made you sad they have to try that much harder to get back in your life.

Caution: Multitasking Can Be Dangerous to Your Health

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Since concentration isn't unlimited, every ring tone, beep, bell and pixel flash can splinter attention the way the trunk of even the most solid oak tree can get splintered by lightening.

Con Games: Period, End Of Story

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Conniff

A funny thing happened on the way to written anarchy. For years I had prided myself on watching the typos and ending with a spiffy salutation to my emails. All of that has gone out the window.

Be Your Own Sleep Specialist: Sleep Medicine And The Self-Care Movement

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Sleep Machismo is bringing this country to its knees in terms of performance deficits at work and fueling the fire under the obesity pandemic we are now witnessing. We must all become sleep specialists.

State of the Union Mobile Text Chat: Missed Opportunity

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lauren DeLisa

As everyone reviews and analyzes President Obama's points during his State of the Union speech last night, the review of the outcome of the Republican...

Texting While Driving MORE DANGEROUS Than Talking On Cell Phone

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

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Did the BlackBerry Eat My Girlfriends?

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

I love technology when it brings us together, promoting understanding and lifting our collective consciousness, but in this era of instant communication, I'm still finding contact doesn't always equal connection.

Rising to the Occasion, and Living the Dream

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
2morrowknight

At this very moment in time, Dr. King would be immensely proud of how international citizens, through the power of technology, have marshaled tremendous resources to help the island nation of Haiti.

Illinois BAN On Texting While Driving Effective Jan. 1, 2010

suntimes.com | FindLaw Blotter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Friday, Illinois will become the 19th state to ban texting while driving....

Texting While Driving Ban In Colorado To Go Into Effect December First; Will Cops Enforce?

The Colorado Independent | Katie Redding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado's ban on texting while driving--courtesy of House Bill 1094--goes into effect next Tuesday, the first day of December. So will Colorado driv...

Email, Texting Top Social Media Gen Yers Can't Do Without

mashable.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

While Generation Y may believe that social media is for narcissists, a new behavioral study shows that the same generation spends more time on social ...

Pat Robertson and Haiti

Mark Joseph | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Joseph

I think it's a healthy thing that, unlike clergymen in some countries, our clerics air their opinions in public and subject themselves to the scrutiny of all Americans.

Sexting: Teens Forward Nude Photos Without Permission, Survey Finds

AP | LIBBY QUAID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Think your kid is not "sexting"? Think again. Sexting – sharing sexually explicit photos, videos and chat by cell phone or on...

'Sexting' Targeted In Oklahoma Hearing

AP | TIM TALLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

OKLAHOMA CITY — Teenagers may think it's harmless, but sending sexually explicit pictures and messages over cell phones can lead to emotional pr...

Samsung Denver Cell Phone Study: One In Three Of Denverites Would Sooner Give Up Sex Than Phones

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Samsung has released the results of a Denver-area consumer study that indicated nearly a third of Denver area residents would sooner give up sex for a...

Lawmakers Seek To Ban Unsolicited Text Message Ads

AP | BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — A pair of state lawmakers are hoping to stop unsolicited text message advertisements from being sent to New Jersey residents by ...

Real Food Rehab: Rules For Living Well

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Joy Altman

I do believe in knowing what you value most and using that as a rudder to guide your life. So here are some rules for living, exactly as I wrote them two years ago.

New Literacy and the Commoditization of Content

Celeste Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Celeste Fine

Perhaps product innovations, like books with video, are only as successful as they pertain to customer intimacy, and the future of books isn't inventing a better book but better meeting readers' needs.

Lydia Guzman, Immigration Advocate, Uses Text Messages To Warn Of Arpaio Crime Sweeps

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHOENIX — An advocate for immigrant and civil rights has started using text messages to warn residents about crime sweeps by a high-profile Ariz...

To Text Or Not To Text - Dating In A Web 2.0 World

Julie Spira | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Spira

Sending a text message can be a fun, flirty way to communicate with partners. However, depending on the nature of your relationship, texting can also damage your relationship.

All Hyped Up With Nowhere To Go

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
B. Jeffrey Madoff

We all run out of time, and there is not really a way to save it. But one of the major ways we seem to be trying to save time is in how we communicate with each other.

Bans On Texting While Driving Gain Support

Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

'No texting' is the new 'no smoking.' Obama, carmakers, state governments, and citizens have rallied in support of legislation that would ban drivers...

Speed Texting: Competitors From Dozen Countries Compete In NYC For LG Mobile World Cup

Huffinton Post/AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Two South Korean teenagers have been crowned fastest texters in the world. The team of 17-year-old Bae Yeong Ho and 18-year-old Ha M...