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Social media positive for teens? Maybe! Report: One in five teens says social media makes them feel more confident52% of teens also say social media helps their relationships with friends Media outlets tend to focus on the negatives of social media, such as cyberbullyingTeens are also using social media for social good, experts say Editor's note: Kelly Wallace is CNN's digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. Read her other columns and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter. Please join Kelly and @CNNLiving for a Twitter chat on teens and social media Thursday, November 21 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Use #CNNParents in your questions and comments.
Why Tony isn't pointing fingers With all the furore about Bronwyn Bishop’s ever growing list of expense abuses, little attention has been paid to those of Tony Abbott who, in the six months from July to December last year, claimed over $1 million dollars in “entitlements” including $814,115.78 for overseas travel. For example: Abbott travelled to India and Malaysia from 3 Sep to 7 Sep 14. He charged $235.80 for three comcar trips in Canberra on the 3rd so would not have arrived until late that evening at best.
The health impacts of globalisation: a conceptual framework Figure 3 shows that the impact of globalisation on each proximal health determinant is mediated by changes in several distal factors (Figure 3; arrows 5–12). The most important relationships will be discussed in more detail below. It is important to note that health policies and health-related policies can have an influence on all proximal factors (Figure 3; arrow 5). Health services Health services are increasingly influenced by globalisation-induced changes in health care policy (Figure 3; arrow 5), economic development and trade (Figure 3: arrow 6), and knowledge (Figure 3; arrow 7), but also by migration (3: arrow 7).
28 Internet acronyms every parent should know It's a declarative statement: I want sex now. If it makes you feel any better, I had no clue, and neither did a number of women I asked about it. Acronyms are widely popular across the Internet, especially on social media and texting apps, because, in some cases, they offer a shorthand for communication that is meant to be instant. Coalition MPs demand proper say on next Speaker as Bronwyn Bishop quits Coalition MPs are demanding a real say in the selection of a new Speaker after the embattled Bronwyn Bishop finally resigned to end the expenses scandal paralysing the Abbott government. Bishop was Tony Abbott’s “captain’s pick” for the job after the 2013 election victory, but MPs say a return to a Coalition party room ballot for the position, and the selection of a new Speaker seen as truly independent, would help repair the damage the government has sustained over the affair. Contenders include the “father of the house” and former Howard government minister Philip Ruddock, veteran Victorian MP Russell Broadbent and Nationals MP and former minister Bruce Scott. Despite insisting on Thursday she would not be resigning, the scandal continued and Bishop finally tendered her resignation as Speaker of the House on Sunday. The prime minister made the announcement on Sunday afternoon.
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LibroEditing proofreading, editing, transcription, localisation This is one that came up in something I was editing a few days ago. And, I admit, one that I had to check in the dictionary. I was pretty sure the writer wanted unmeasurable (I was right), and I wasn’t sure that immeasurable was a word (I learned something, notably that SpellChecker doesn’t think it’s a word, which is why we still use dictionaries!). Unmeasurable means, specifically not able to be measured objectively. We use this one in the literal sense: “the immense lizard was unmeasurable with the tiny ruler in the standard lizard measuring kit”; “the sea trench in which the angler fish lived was of an unmeasurable depth”. Immeasurable means, a bit less specifically, I suppose, too large, extensive or extreme to measure.
How to waste 200 words A headline on the ABC’s website today read “Adam Goodes: PM says booing ‘smacks of racism’”. It would have been nice if it were true. The prime minister, in the midst of a national frenzy over race, giving Australians an unambiguous judgment about the behaviour at the heart of it all. Delivering to crowds the perhaps-unpopular message that they should not boo.