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Cognitive Offloading: How the Internet Is Increasingly Taking Over Human Memory

Posted by on August 22, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 2 Comments
Cognitive Offloading: How the Internet Is Increasingly Taking Over Human Memory

Our increasing reliance on the Internet and the ease of access to the vast resources that are available online is affecting our thought processes for problem solving, recall and learning.

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Portuguese Boy Consoles French Man After Devastating Loss, Inspires The Internet [Watch]

Posted by on August 16, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Portuguese Boy Consoles French Man After Devastating Loss, Inspires The Internet [Watch]

Competition has driven a wedge between people to the point that they rarely feel empathy while celebrating their team’s victories. Fortunately, a young Portuguese boy hasn’t lost touch with his humanity and exhibited the type of compassion our world needs more of earlier this year after Portugal beat France 0-1 during the Euro 2016 soccer tournament.

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5 Places on the Internet Where You Can Educate Yourself For Free

Posted by on July 31, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 14 Comments
5 Places on the Internet Where You Can Educate Yourself For Free

With an influx of well-designed educational websites in recent years that caters to the more interactive needs of modern students. The Internet has proved to be the ideal place for education, even better, they’re all free. Here are some of the best places on the Internet you can really educate yourself for free, so get your learn on!

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Construction Worker Creates Life-Size ‘Where’s Waldo’ for Children in Hospital

Posted by on July 30, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Construction Worker Creates Life-Size ‘Where’s Waldo’ for Children in Hospital

Construction worker Jason Haney is a foreman at a construction site just across from Memorial Children’s Hospital in South Bend, Indiana where he is working on an expansion. Knowing the children were in need of entertainment and something to look forward to, he created an 8-foot tall Waldo to hide on the construction site somewhere new each day. The children were challenged to a life-sized game of Where’s Waldo every morning.

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Black Man’s ‘Free Hugs Project’ Focuses On Police, Sheds Light On Their Humanity [Must See Video]

Posted by on July 28, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Black Man’s ‘Free Hugs Project’ Focuses On Police, Sheds Light On Their Humanity [Must See Video]

“The way you find peace is you spread love. That love touches people’s hearts.”

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Meet the People Whose Lives Have Been Destroyed by Memes

Posted by on July 21, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 14 Comments
Meet the People Whose Lives Have Been Destroyed by Memes

The term “meme” refers to a “self-replicating unit of information.” This includes ideas, information, or behaviors that spread across groups. The term seems rather fitting for the modern age given social media’s ability to spread information and ideas like wildfire.

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How the Content You Consume Becomes Your Reality

Posted by on July 11, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
How the Content You Consume Becomes Your Reality

Some content is detrimental and some is beneficial. Because we’re bombarded with information from every direction, it’s never been more important to carefully curate what we consume.

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The Black Dot Campaign Takes the Internet By Storm (By Identifying Victims of Domestic Violence)

Posted by on July 8, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 32 Comments
The Black Dot Campaign Takes the Internet By Storm (By Identifying Victims of Domestic Violence)

The Black Dot Campaign is an initiative that encourages women to draw a small black dot on the palm of their hand as a silent plea to alert friends and family that they are domestic abuse victims, and in trouble.

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Just as Air, Land, Sea & Space, NATO Just Declared The Internet A Jurisdiction of War

Posted by on July 6, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 12 Comments
Just as Air, Land, Sea & Space, NATO Just Declared The Internet A Jurisdiction of War

Any attack on the cyber space of a country will now be treated as a military attack on that country – same as shooting down a plane, or sinking a ship or moving troops. The terms of agreement belonging to NATO indicate that an attack on one country is an attack on all the countries.

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Does Birth Order Affect Your Personality? (Video)

Posted by on June 18, 2016 in Entertainment, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Does Birth Order Affect Your Personality? (Video)

The possibility that your personality can be affected depending on your birth order has been studied for years. AsapTHOUGHT looks at the development and personality traits of eldest, middle and youngest child and the only child.

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Dan Rather on Skepticism AND Optimism in this “New Age of Media”

Written by on June 15, 2016 in Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Dan Rather on Skepticism AND Optimism in this “New Age of Media”

In this CLN exclusive, legendary journalist Dan Rather cautions about apathy and suggests we use skepticism when sifting through today’s news headlines.

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Why You Should Think Twice Before You Send That Angry Email

Posted by on June 7, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Why You Should Think Twice Before You Send That Angry Email

When people are angry, they want to take some control of a situation — get some revenge or retribution or win back the situation. That impulse is really strong. And in sending an email, they feel like they’ve done something.

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A Single Meme’s Message on Hemp Plastic Was So Powerful, It Sparked an Internet Revolution

Posted by on June 7, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 6 Comments
A Single Meme’s Message on Hemp Plastic Was So Powerful, It Sparked an Internet Revolution

“Oil based plastics are destroying the environment,” the meme — originally posted to Facebook — states, asking, “Why not hemp plastics? They are both biodegradable and non-toxic.” Pictured at the top are marine animals tangled in plastic waste, while the bottom image shows a time-lapsed progression of a hemp plastic bottle in states of decay — complete in just 80 days.

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Here’s What Politicians Would Sound Like If They Told the Truth [Watch]

Posted by on June 1, 2016 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Here’s What Politicians Would Sound Like If They Told the Truth [Watch]

The satirical politician has returned to campaign for something even higher: President of the United States. Gil begins his cookie-cutter political commercial promising to be “a president with the conviction to nod, the courage to point, and the experience to cram buzzwords into everything…”

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9 Uses For Hemp You Won’t Learn From Mainstream Media

9 Uses For Hemp You Won’t Learn From Mainstream Media

Perhaps if people knew the many ways hemp and marijuana, which are closely related but are not the same, can be used, their opinions on legalizing the crop would change. Here are 9 benefits of hemp you won’t learn about from mainstream media

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