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Driving with celling
From dottocomu.com

Cellphone Calls Mangle Driving Skills

Driving while talking on your cell cuts by half the brain’s ability to recognize and respond to traffic conditions, according to a study. Says a researcher: “Twentysomethings on a cellphone have the same reaction time as 70-year-olds.”

Posted on Aug 14, 2006 READ MORE


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From the Washington Post

Jon Stewart, Enemy of Democracy?

Remember when Jon Stewart famously told the “Crossfire” boys that they were “hurting America”? Well, now two political scientists are saying the same thing about Stewart. In a study, students who watched “The Daily Show” developed cynical attitudes about politics, the news media and the electoral system.
Actually, more cynicism and skepticism would be helpful in the age of Bush and his Lies. But if, as the study suggests, “The Daily Show”  turns young people off from voting, we can’t be happy about that.

 

Posted on Jun 23, 2006 READ MORE


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