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A research article published earlier this year in the journal Life Span and Disability shows “kids these days” are abusing technology all over the world, as 70 percent of Italian college students are at risk of “problematic smartphone usage.” (Now, a couple caveats about this study before I continue. The studentsContinue Reading

Elana Mugdan won a contest to complete one year without a smartphone for $100,000.
Elana Mugdan, Vitaminwater’s “Scroll-Free” contest winner, will get $100k if she can finish an ENTIRE YEAR without a smartphone. People in third-world countries must be very impressed. Source: CNN

Vitaminwater is going to pay a New York woman $100,000 if she can finish a year with only a flip phone, proving that our society has gotten so addicted to smartphones and social media that we forget that’s how everyone on earth lived only 12 years ago. Elana Mugdan, aContinue Reading

Bryce "I Tricked a Club into Thinking I'm Worth $0.3 Billion" Harper.

The Phillies just spent a record amount of money on a guy who fits into their city like (excuse my French) the proverbial turd in a punch bowl. Granted, this turd is a big muscly turd, with magnificent hair and the ability to hit home runs, but still! It justContinue Reading

Why youth sports aren’t in the near future for my family. My three year-old did not play soccer this summer. And she’s not going to play soccer next summer, either.I’m sure this question has been burning in your brain for a while now. You just can’t sleep until you learnContinue Reading

Winning the FedEx Championship, Tiger Woods allows us to go back to a simpler time. It’s finally happened.Casual golf fans around the world have a reason to celebrate. The hype wasn’t all for nothing. Tiger Woods won an honest-to-God, real-life PGA Tour tournament. In 2018. Not only that, he was oneContinue Reading

A Patriots fan watches the final moments of the 2018 Super Bowl.
This Patriots fan should have to answer for things like Belichick's eternal scowl and Brady's reprehensible performance in "Tom vs. Time". But he shouldn't be thrown into political debate just for watching football. Laurie Shaull, Wikimedia Commons

A little background The official kickoff to the NFL season is tonight, when the Eagles take on the Falcons. I’ll get to that in a moment. But first I have to tell you about my weekend.There’s a festival in my town every Labor Day weekend that’s supposed to celebrate ourContinue Reading