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15

Oct

How social media affects body imageWe know photos in magazine ads and TV commercials are altered, but what about the Photoshopping on your friends’ selfies?

How social media affects body image
We know photos in magazine ads and TV commercials are altered, but what about the Photoshopping on your friends’ selfies?

02

Aug

Lolcats: Where they came from and why we love themThese funny feline photos have been around longer than you think and there’s a reason you can’t get enough of them.

Lolcats: Where they came from and why we love them
These funny feline photos have been around longer than you think and there’s a reason you can’t get enough of them.

11

Jul

No Facebook for 99 days? New initiative dares you to tryThe ‘99 Days of Freedom’ project has launched an experiment promoting happiness by helping users give up the social networking site.

No Facebook for 99 days? New initiative dares you to try
The ‘99 Days of Freedom’ project has launched an experiment promoting happiness by helping users give up the social networking site.

17

Mar

Feeling blue? It’s Facebook’s faultAccording to a new study, it is more likely that many people around the world feel down at the same time than in the time before Facebook.

Feeling blue? It’s Facebook’s fault
According to a new study, it is more likely that many people around the world feel down at the same time than in the time before Facebook.

12

Oct

We’re all watching more videos online (especially if they involve cats)Smartphones and video-sharing social media sites make uploading and viewing videos easier than ever, driving our obsession with pets, babies and all things humorous.

We’re all watching more videos online (especially if they involve cats)
Smartphones and video-sharing social media sites make uploading and viewing videos easier than ever, driving our obsession with pets, babies and all things humorous.

22

Aug

treehugger:

Do you ever feel the need to unplug or quit the internet? If so, you’re not alone.Read the rest: On the urge to unplug. What is the true cost of our “always on” digital lifestyle?

treehugger:

Do you ever feel the need to unplug or quit the internet? If so, you’re not alone.

Read the rest: On the urge to unplug. What is the true cost of our “always on” digital lifestyle?

02

Jul

Websites for people who really love catsFrom cat-themed social networks to dating sites designed for cat lovers, here are some of the best feline-friendly destinations on the Web.

Websites for people who really love cats
From cat-themed social networks to dating sites designed for cat lovers, here are some of the best feline-friendly destinations on the Web.

03

Jun


 Wikipedia ‘edit wars’: The most hotly contested topics  



While religion and politics come out on top, regional versions of Wikipedia have their own unique editorial battles.
While religion and politics come out on top, regional versions of Wikipedia have their own unique editorial battles.

18

Apr

How Reddit is investigating the Boston Marathon bombings
Many Redditors know their stuff, especially when it’s related to technology.

How Reddit is investigating the Boston Marathon bombings

Many Redditors know their stuff, especially when it’s related to technology.

08

Mar

15 handy online tools for gardeners
We’ve pulled together some go-to resources for the first-time gardener.

15 handy online tools for gardeners

We’ve pulled together some go-to resources for the first-time gardener.