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The Effects of Social Media on Teenagers - SociallyActive As parents, we strive day in and day out to provide healthy meals, drive our kids to soccer practice, cheer at the games; attend parent-teacher meetings at school and teach them to say “no” to drugs and other bad habits. While we are busy covering all the basics of being a good parent, we can be far too oblivious of the effects the social media is having on children. Kids today are as technologically connected as anyone on the planet has ever been. They have access to social media like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and they can be able to chat in real time with their friend who are a thousand miles away. Various reports suggest that about eighty-three percent of American youth use their phones for email, mobile internet and texting. The negative effects of being this “plugged in” is beginning to take enormous effect on kids. Many teens usually spend sleepless nights on social media without the knowledge of their parents. There perhaps are three major reasons:

Brain Pickings Extreme Photo of the Week Photograph by Mike Schirf “I love the skiing down the best, but I don't love the skinning up,” says 11-year-old Lilliana Libecki, seen here with her dad, Mike, on their recent sailing-skiing expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula in front of Paradise Bay and a colony of Gentoo penguins. It was Lilliana’s very first expedition with her dad, a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Expeditions Council grantee, and veteran of 50-some remote expeditions. When Mike returned from Antarctica in 2008 with photos of skiing and snowboarding on the continent, Lilli, then five years old, was inspired. “Finally when she was old enough, she started training for this goal in the backcountry and worked so hard to make this dream come true,” Mike says.

Organiser un événement d'entreprise - Light waves, visible and invisible - Lucianne Walkowicz Can we accurately describe light as exclusively a wave or just a particle? Are the two mutually exclusive? In this third part of his series on light and color, Colm Kelleher discusses wave-particle duality and its relationship to how we see light and, therefore, color. A look at sustainable energy and what we use our energy for. How many lightbulbs? There are three types of color receptors in your eye: red, green and blue. Have you ever wondered what color is? Why do we see those stunning lights in the northern- and southernmost portions of the night sky?

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Eco Geek Breaking News English Lessons: Easy English News | Current Events Créer un événement 2.0 : la méthode ... Comment créer un Evènement 2.0 (réseaux & médias sociaux, blogging) L’intégration massive des réseaux et médias sociaux permet aujourd’hui de faire connaître vos évènements plus facilement et de propager les informations rapidement. En effet nous allons voir comment réussir ses meetings de type IRL, networking ou bien d’autres évènement 2.0. Je m’intéresserai surtout dans ce billet à la façon de s’y prendre sur la toile, il est évident qu’en parallèle, la stratégie devra aussi passer impérativement par l’e-mailing ou par des processus plus traditionnels, cela va de soi, mais je ne m’y attarderai pas. En amont, vous avez décidé d’une date, privilégiez le mardi ou le jeudi, évitez le lundi, mais oubliez complètement les périodes de vacances, de fêtes, les ponts etc… votre évènement en dépend ! Partager ou ? Les réseaux B2B tels que Viadeo, Linkedin seront également cohérents dans la stratégie de préparation de l’événement.

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