9/20/2006

Internet worse for your grades than alcohol

"A survey at Michigan State University finds that more students have experienced negative academic consequences from excessive Internet use than from excessive alcohol consumption.

My advice - Turn off your computer and have a beer!

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9/19/2006

Tuesday September 19th is International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Talk Like A Pirate Day is this coming Tuesday, September 19th. Founded by two guys in 1995 and popularized by humorist Dave Barry's syndicated column in 2002, this bizarre occasion probably would've been a one-ff if it weren't for the Internet's appetite for ridiculous humour. The page explains how to talk like a pirate and lists pirate vocabulary.

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Arrr! It be a Pirate Glossary!

A comprehensive glossary for th' seaworthy folk!

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9/14/2006

Drink More -- Earn More!

People who consume alcohol earn significantly more at their jobs than non-drinkers, according to a US study published Thursday that highlighted "social capital" gained from drinking.

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9/12/2006

Moderate drinkers end up better thinkers

In a study of more than 7000 people aged 20-24, 40-44 and 60-64, researchers found that moderate drinkers are better thinkers than heavy drinkers (no surprise here) and those who do not drink at all. "This does not necessarily show that moderate alcohol use is good for our brains."

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