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The Violence in Video Games Debate

A recent review of the 70 top-selling video games shows that 88% of the games contained some kind of violence. In 41% of the games, violence was necessary for the player to achieve their goals.  43% of violent scenes in games involve humor directed toward

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Should Companies Market to Children?

As an employee for a company who’s very involved in marketing, and a mother, I came across a lot of forums complaining about how kids are being marketed to for certain sugary cereals, expensive toys, and elaborate games.  At first, I too thought, wow, who

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Does Google Need to Zoom Out?

Google Mapping. It’s all the rage right now, being used for finding a certain location via an actual picture of the location.  I can understand why it was invented.  To help make directions easier, so I would hope.  However, you can see where it may

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Computer Addictions?

It may be hard to believe that there was enough information to be researched on the following topic.  Computer addictions.  It’s happening fast, and has become one of the newest addictions that is actually starting to be researched by psychologists.  What sparked my interest in

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Top Ten Office Choice Awards

A writer’s biggest fear is that no one reads what he or she is writing.  It’s ok if people are reading, and may not particularly like what they read, but if no one is reading at all, we feel insecure as if a child who’s

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NEW! Adobe Photoshop CS5

Here’s me being a complete techno-geek at her finest. Have you USED the new Adobe Photoshop CS5?  Amazing, to say the least.  It’s got everything that you’ve wished they’d come out with while working in the application, and more.  The coolest thing I found is

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Online Predator Statistics

In light of the recent internet safety posts, I figured it might be beneficial to not only tell you things I think you should do to prevent online predation, but provide you with some facts.  These aren’t my opinion, these things actually happen, and we

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Internet Safety

I’m a new mom, and my daughter at almost a year old hasn’t quite figured out using a computer just yet to surf the web.  However, I now understand why parents have always been sort of protective of their child’s internet usage.  The answer is

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Super Snoopers

Back in the day, there was always the neighborhood gossip; the snoop of the ‘hood.  This woman always kept her garage door closed, and her dirty laundry inside, if you know what I’m getting at.  However, she might take her children or dog for a

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