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Childhood TV addicts more likely to commit crime—study

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Children who watch excessive amounts of television are more likely to have criminal convictions and show aggressive personality traits as adults, a New Zealand study has found.

Posted: February 19th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Chasing Amy

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We all watched her downward spiral. The blood-spattered shoes, the messy beehive, the scratches on her arm, the eyes that can’t seem to focus. The disastrous gigs, the scary videos, the tragic photos. Amy Winehouse battled demons, succumbed to addiction again and again, and the world watched while she did it. And sadly, it is [...]

Posted: July 30th, 2011 in 2BU,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

She nailed it

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Deniz Satici, an Amy Winehouse fan and nail polish blogger from Turkey (www.emeraldsparkled.com/), expressed her sadness over the singer’s death with a beautiful work of art—on her nails. She wrote, “I’m really, really sad about Amy Winehouse passing away. I really liked her, musically and personally. I was aware that she was tumbling down really [...]

Posted: July 30th, 2011 in 2BU,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Rawness wrapped in a melody’

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“I love ‘Valerie’ because of its Motown feel. I think Amy grew up listening to other girl groups of the ’50s and ’60s and her voice has that balmy, jazzy, old world feel to it.”—Tuesday Vargas, actress, vocalist, Top Junk “The Lesley Gore cover of ‘It’s My Party’ featuring Quincy Jones. It was written for [...]

Posted: July 30th, 2011 in 2BU,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Dear Amy Winehouse

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This is my nth attempt at writing you a letter. There’s so much to say, but I’m just having a hard time putting it into writing. I want it to be perfect and worthy, but I can’t seem to find the focus and I feel as if I really need to do it now, even if I don’t want to rush it.

Posted: July 30th, 2011 in 2BU,Headlines | Read More »

My video-game addiction

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I can’t recall when I was first introduced to computer games. Perhaps it was when “Counter-Strike” was at the peak of its popularity. Or maybe the time I played “Ragnarok,” my very first online game. Computer games are stress relievers. It can help you make friends or even help you establish an online romance. One [...]

Posted: July 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Screen Life

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It’s reminiscent of a scene from a horror movie: Countless men, women and children sitting frozen in front of computer monitors, completely enthralled by the flickering images before their captive eyes. They do not stir, their concentration thoroughly held by whatever the computer conjures up before their faces, hour after hour, day after day. While [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

The Man Who Ate Everything

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There is a world of difference between loving the goodness of food and indulging in it in an extreme way to meet one’s needs other than simple hunger, nutrition and pleasure. Food addiction is a disorder seldom spoken about. Persons who are morbidly obese because of food addiction are sometimes wrongly judged as gluttons.  There [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Are you a food addict or just very hungry?

What’s the difference between food addiction and simple overeating? When can people say that they’ve crossed the boundary? According to JR, “There is a fine line between food addiction and overeating, and it is crucial to identify where one is.” Some symptoms of food addiction: *Being obsessed and/or preoccupied with food. *Lack of self-control when [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

If you crave meat, you must be angry

“Researchers have found out that our moods can dictate what we eat,” says JR, a medical doctor and recovering food addict. According to research, here is a list of food cravings and the moods they address: If you reach or crave for: Meat, hard and crunchy foods               You may be feeling angry Sugars                                               depressed Soft, [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Trip Movies

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Along with sex and rock ’n roll, drugs and drug use are among the great themes explored by filmmakers. From stark cautionary tales about the wages of indulgence to “trip” movies attempting to replicate the drug experience itself, these movies reflect our fascination with the altered states of consciousness that drugs provide, and their consequences.  [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

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