Social media can be a pretty addictive pastime, and as any white-collar worker in the 21st century can attest, it can easily distract from a more productive workday. Maneesh Sethi felt himself in the clutches of this addition, but rather than a 12-step program, he came up with a 1 stepper. He gets women to slap the addition out of him.
Though it sounds like the plot of a Philip K. Dick story, researchers in China claim that "tweaking memories" of drug addicts could help the addicts recover.
As the robots would say, "Resistance is futile!" A new study fresh out of Chicago University's Booth Business School claims that Twitter and email are harder to resist than drinking and smoking. Agree or disagree?
Question: what do alcohol, cocaine, heroine, marijuana, methamphetamines and ketamine have in common with the Internet? The answer, apparently, is that they all can both change your brain chemistry in the same way, once you've become addicted to them.
Called the "Blink and Support Radio," the collaborative project between Joe Malia and Daniel Goddemeyer creates a space for people who feel too caught up with Internet social networking, but find it hard to just drop it all. "The decision...