It is one thing to try and convince people wanting to fly from Charlotte to Atlanta to consider using Delta’s services over US Airways. It is another thing altogether to get someone on board who has no desire to fly.
- April 18, 2011 |
If the original American Dream was "opportunity" (rags-to-riches), which then morphed into "perfection," it seems to have now become "entitlement."
According to the "21st Century Mobile Mom Report," by BabyCenter, mobile phones, and smartphones in particular, have become indispensable to moms, who are 18% more likely than average to have a smartphone.
It is long way from Portsmouth, Ohio to making history. But that is what Branch Rickey did, with help from his faith.
Given the omission of the virgin birth and the resurrection, it would have been a poor one.
- April 13, 2011 |
The higher the body mass index (BMI) in the late teens, even if it's well within the normal range, the greater the risk of heart disease decades later, according to a new study.
- April 12, 2011 |
Teenagers are fickle, but one thing never seems to change. They love Apple products.
- April 12, 2011 |
University students faced with a sudden Internet and media blackout begin to feel withdrawal symptoms after 24 hours, according to a new study.
I imagine the folks over at Planned Parenthood are desperately trying to figure how they can best spin the latest results from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), released last month.
In a media-driven era, it is easy for us to think of our lives as a series of separate episodes, each compartmentalized from the other. But this isn’t unique to us. The Christian story tells us that, from the very beginning, the curse of sin holds people in an illusion that actions don’t have consequences precisely because those consequences aren’t immediate.
There is a seemingly inconsequential ripple in the current of pop culture: the new democratization of media, giving anyone and everyone access to the mass market.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
- April 08, 2011 |
I love England. I love the history. I love the English accent. And lest there be any doubt, I love the pubs.
Underage binge drinking can cause long-lasting brain damage that could affect their lives as adults, according to a new study.
Substance abuse has trended upward among American teens over the past three years after a decade of declines, according to the results of this year's Partnership Attitude Tracking Study.
Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Justin Taylor to talk about Tempted and Tried. You can watch the video of our discussion, here.
The U.S. teen pregnancy rate in 2009, the latest year for which data are available, hit its lowest since tracking began 70 years ago, according to the Center for Disease Control.
- April 06, 2011 |
According to a new study, when teens are with friends they are more susceptible to the potential rewards of a risk than they are when they are alone.
- April 05, 2011 |