Social media is actually ISOLATING teens: Doctor warns parents of serious risks associated with heavy smartphone use

Aside from negatively impacting the concentration of teenagers, “heavy smartphone use” is linked to “an increased rate of social isolation, depression, suicidal thoughts, and even suicide.” A decade after Steve Jobs, Apple’s co-founder, launched the first iPhone, 92 percent of teenagers own a smartphone. A double-edged sword, smartphones revolutionized communication but they also increased “the risk … Continue reading Social media is actually ISOLATING teens: Doctor warns parents of serious risks associated with heavy smartphone use

Essential survival gear for the home

The comfort and ease of modern-day living is made possible by flip-of-the-switch electricity, turn-of-the-knob water supplies, on-the-go cell phone communication, and high-speed internet access. It’s easy to take these conveniences for granted, but nothing in life is for certain; that’s why having a backup plan is important. Here are some essentials you should have on … Continue reading Essential survival gear for the home

U.S. satellites being threatened with destruction – prepare NOW to be able to communicate in a crisis

U.S. military satellites, as well as those used for civilian purposes like communications, are under threat now more than at any time in the past thanks to an array of advancing weaponry designed to take them out if our country finds itself in another great power conflict on the scale of a previous world war. … Continue reading U.S. satellites being threatened with destruction – prepare NOW to be able to communicate in a crisis