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Italy wants to treat phone addicts like drug addicts and send teens to rehab

August 6th, 2019 at 11:09 am » Comments Off

A politician from Italy’s hard-right governing party is pushing legislation to combat teens’ “addiction” to their phones. The bill proposes courses in schools and a public awareness campaign, plus “re-education” in health centers for worst-case scenarios. Oxford psychologist Andrew Przybylski said the proposed law was a bad idea, and pointed to tech “addiction boot-camps” in […]



World’s population will continue to grow and will reach nearly 10 billion by 2050

July 23rd, 2019 at 11:59 am » Comments Off

There has been tremendous growth in the size of the world’s population in the last half century. Global population was around 3 billion in 1960. By 1987, in less than three decades, it had surpassed 5 billion and there were around 7.6 billion people in the world in 2018. This growth varies greatly across regions. […]



Want your kids to do well in math and science? This is the 1 totally unexpected subject they should study (says science)

July 22nd, 2019 at 12:36 am » Comments Off

  A new study offers extraordinary findings. You want the best for your kids. Even if they don’t deserve it. The world has become an ever more traumatized place, so you feel you should do ever more to give them a helping hand. Though it surely stops before you pay a fixer $500,000 for them to go […]



World’s population is projected to nearly stop growing by the end of the century

July 8th, 2019 at 12:16 pm » Comments Off

For the first time in modern history, the world’s population is expected to virtually stop growing by the end of this century, due in large part to falling global fertility rates, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of new data from the United Nations. By 2100, the world’s population is projected to reach approximately […]



Dentists are asking parents not to throw their kids’ baby teeth, here’s why

June 9th, 2019 at 11:39 am » Comments Off

Do you remember the strange thrill of losing a tooth when you were a child? On the one hand, you had the distressing feeling of seeing blood and feeling it pop out. At the same time, you knew something exciting was going to happen when you put it under your pillow. If you were lucky, […]



are certificates more valuable than college degrees?