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Americans Who Remain Single at an Historic High

A new report from Pew Research predicts that more folks under 35 will be single forever.

Teen Perceptions of Sexual Activity More Influential Than Peer Pressure

Teen perceptions of how sexually active their peers are may have the greatest impact on their own sexual behavior, suggests a new analysis of previous studies.

What's Hot? 09/26/14

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

The Younger the Age of First Drink, the Higher the Odds for Problem Drinking Later

According to new research, both drinking and getting drunk at a young age increases the likelihood of problem drinking in high school.

Girls Do Better Than Boys in All School Subjects

Combing through nearly a century of research, a recent study has determined that girls perform better than boys in all school subjects. But a lingering question remains. Why?

Bullying by Siblings Increases Risk for Depression

A new study finds kids who are regularly bullied by siblings in early adolescence increases the likelihood of depression and self-harm in young adulthood.

Teen Drug Use Down Slightly

The 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health showed slight reductions in teen drug, alcohol, and tobacco use.

The Web Blasts Past One Billion Websites

In recent weeks, the web has blasted through the one billion total websites barrier.

What's Hot? 09/19/14

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Destiny Sales Fall Short of the Hype

Destiny, the highly anticipated new sci-fi shoot-em-up video game has not lived up to sales projections in its first week of release.

Focus On Dangers of Caffeine Powder Is Increasing

Government officials are raising concerns about the dangers associated with use of powdered pure caffeine. The product is currently unregulated and is often purchased in bulk on the Internet.

Gameplay Broadcasting May Be the New Big Thing in Streaming Entertainment

Amazon believes video gameplay broadcasting may be a huge player in the streaming entertainment industry, as evidenced by their recent purchase of Twitch for $970 million.

Television Audience Is Getting Older

According to new findings by Michael Nathanson of Moffett Nathanson Research, the age of the average television viewer is getting older.

What's Hot? 09/12/14

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Teens Who Smoke Marijuana Daily Face Increased Risks

Teenagers who smoke marijuana daily face increased risks of not graduating from high school or college, and are seven times more likely to commit suicide than kids who do not smoke pot.

Only One in Three Millennials Have A Credit Card

Almost two-thirds (63%) of millennial consumers ages 18 to 29 say they do not have a credit card, according to a study released by Bankrate.com. Their preferred method for making purchases is via debit card.

Study Finds College Students Addicted to Cell Phones

A new study out of Baylor University has found that using cell phones is a more time consuming for college students than any other activity, including sleeping.

Alcohol Causes More Problems Than Marijuana for High School Students

Teen marijuana users report fewer drug-induced problems than teen alcohol users, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

What's Hot? 09/05/14

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Regular Family Meals May Defuse Impact of Cyberbullying

A new study suggests that having regular family meals may help protect teens from the harmful mental health effects of cyberbullying.

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