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Why Are People So Crazy? Reality TV!

One of the reasons that people may vote against their own interests is the popularity of Reality TV shows. We begin to exhibit symptoms and behaviors indistinguishable from what the...
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Watching Reruns Leads to Better Mental Health

We keep hearing that we need to turn off the TV, get off the couch, and go outside and exercise. Anne Strieber's diet book--which has been REDUCED in price to help YOU reduce--has a chapter about exercise titled "The Tyranny of the Body."...
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Touch TV

Soon we will have TVs that we can control with a wave of the hand, but the Japanese are going even further: They have developed 3D TV that allows viewers to touch, poke or pinch the images floating in front of them (this may be especially effective when it comes to shows about aliens, which will probably become more popular in the future, since...

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Baby Poison

Using the television as a babysitter is a BAD idea: The more TV a 2-year-old toddler watches, the more likely it is that they will do badly at school or be unhealthy years later, at age 10.

A study of 1,300 children found that the negative effects on older children increased with every hour of TV they had watched as toddlers. The TV-...

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TV Helps

...especially if you watch those medical shows - Watching TV can be bad for us, but sometimes it does a lot of good. Many TV series are set in hospitals and this has made people more confident about trying to resuscitate people who have strokes or are choking on food. But 77% of the people surveyed say they don't know how to...

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What Gorillas Watch on TV

The five western lowland gorillas in the Dallas Zoo are being kept away from the public, since one escaped on March 18 and injured three people before being killed by police. The remaining gorillas are stressed from being kept indoors, and zoo officials are trying to ease this with television. The gorillas each have their favorite shows.

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