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It's Not Technology, It's You: How Technology Can Save Us From Ourselves

ByLiz Rae
I hear a lot of people talking about how awful technology is and how it has driven us apart as people. I've been hearing a lot of this lately, in particular, and sometimes, I find myself thinking the same thing. I hear about how people don't…

Facebook Is Experimenting With Brain Control And It's As Terrifying As It Sounds

ByAlexandra Strickler
Facebook is already a space where people can, and do, share all of their thoughts, from the meaningless to the (maybe) meaningful. So, it probably shouldn't surprise any of us that the social network has confirmed they are working on technology that…

Your Technology Addiction Is Actually The Secret To Losing Weight Without The Gym

ByMatei Gavril
The increasing use of technology has many experts worried. A staggering number of people have become reliant on the convenience new technologies bring. This dependence has resulted in less physical exercise and more "lazy" hours throughout the…

How Banning Technology In The Bedroom Will Boost Your Personal Connection

ByDarren Smith
When it comes to relationship advice and technology, it seems we're always being told to ditch the phones, especially in the bedroom. And whilst being bombarded with headlines like "Banning My Smartphone Made Me A Better Boyfriend" and "I Quit…

How Technology Continues To Destroy A Social Generation

ByYasmine Hassan
It had been almost three hours since my phone rang; it literally became a paperweight on my desk as I stared and stared at it, wondering when it would burst back to life. Two local service providers had encountered issues with their service and let…

4 Times Millennials Could Easily Pull Themselves Away From Technology

ByEllie Martin
Despite the overall improvements to everyday life, Millennials are the most anxious generation in the US. According to the American Psychological Association's annual Stress in America report, Millennials are the most stressed out, followed by…

These Honest Truths About The Effects Of Technology Are Too F*cking Real

ByKaylin Pound
Technology tends to be a double-edged sword. On one hand, advances in technology made life way more convenient. But on the flip side, we now live in a tech-obsessed era where people are pretty much prisoners to their beloved devices. Seriously, it…

30 Relationships That Literally Wouldn't Exist Without Technology

ByCandice Jalili
We spend so much time complaining about technology and how it’s ruined us (or whatever) that we forget that, nine times out of 10, our relationship with the person who's hearing our complaints wouldn’t exist without technology. Yes, technology is…

How To Use Technology In Your Relationship Without Letting It Get In The Way

ByDarren Smith
People can be pretty lazy. But there are plenty of things you can do without getting off your couch: read a book, watch a movie, chat to friends and, thanks to apps like Tinder, even date. But while technology helps us out in the dating game, once…

Here's How To Go On That Technology Cleanse You So Desperately Need

ByStacey Leasca
More than half of all American teenagers admit to being addicted to their phones. According to a recently released study by Common Sense Media, half of the 1,200 teenagers surveyed freely admitted they use their phones too much, while nearly 60…

4 Ways Technology Is Revolutionizing The Fashion Industry As We Know It

ByAnton Benbalit
People have been interested in fashion for as long as society has been wearing clothing. Everyone from Cleopatra, who was known to wear a traditional Egyptian headdress and flashy necklace, to Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany's” have been…

This New Technology Could Make Your Internet 100 Times Faster Than WiFi

BySean Levinson
An alternative Internet source can reportedly produce connection speeds up to 100 times faster than WiFi. The technology known as Li-Fi was invented in 2011 by Professor Harald Haas of Scotland's University of Edinburgh, The Telegraph…

5 Powerful Women In Technology Who Are Shattering Glass Ceilings Every Day

ByKatie Mather
Millennial women face a different world than our mothers and grandmothers did. Many old-fashioned attitudes about gender in the workplace are fading away, replaced by the realization that accommodating women is reasonable and necessary for a healthy…

3 Ways Modern Technology Is Affecting Human Behavior And The World

ByMariel Elizabeth Co
Today’s world is heavily reliant on all sorts of technology, like cell phones, the Internet and computers, just to name a few. Of course, these advancements are mind-blowing, but the way they have shaped society’s behavior is also worth…

4 Ways This Generation Can Advance Their Careers With Technology

ByAaron Michel
There's no other way to put it: The job market is competitive. For years, highly talented individuals struggled to find open positions, and now that most organizations have started hiring again, everyone's looking to make a move. The good news? The…

Much Needed Technology Examines Food Pics And Gives You Ingredients And Recipes

ByMacy Daniela Martin
Snapping food pics is about to get more useful than ever, thanks to a new artificially intelligent technology developed by researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). It's called Pic2Recipe, and the…

Technology: The Rise Or Demise of Generation-Y?

ByKendall Wood
Generation-Y is at the core of the target market for the latest and greatest advancements in technology. We are a generation thirsty for cool new sh*t. We strive to be a part of the in-crowd and that means keeping up with the most recent trends.…

You Can Thank Technology For These Terrible Millennial Habits

ByAlyssa Lynn
Dating and hooking up these days are very different from the way they used to be. We're always glued to our devices. We use our phones as a crutch for dating and hooking up. We use bars and nightclubs to drink ourselves into having the courage to…

The 10 Things Technology Will Allow You To Do In The Next 50 Years

ByJulian Sonny
Singularity is near. The natural progression of human evolution with a just little twist — technology. In other words, super intelligence will soon become a part of our daily lives and man will be merged with machine. Sure it sounds wild, but just…

A Generation Filled With Emptiness: How Gen-Y Is More Connected To Technology Than Each Other

ByJose Llorens
Our generation has it made. We were born in a time when anything we want is available to us. We live in an era of democratized information. We can’t fully grasp the concept of material hardship. Some people think our generation is entitled, while…

How Millennial Moms Are Battling Technology's Influence On Their Kids

ByMegan Mann
About 13 months ago, my younger, now-22-year-old sister knocked on my door at some ungodly hour. When I reluctantly opened the door, she didn't say anything. All she did was open her hand to reveal two positive pregnancy tests. Well, that was…

The School System Has Failed Us Because It Can't Keep Up With Technology

ByJoshua Fechter
In the last 10 years, we have experienced extreme innovations like the iPhone, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, mobile apps and many types of cloud-based software. We have undoubtedly witnessed the fastest growth period in technology, and it…

How Technology Is Changing The Banking Industry For Gen-Y

ByJessica Oaks
When was the last time you went to the bank, walked through the main doors and actually spoke to a teller? Weeks ago, maybe? Or months, if you're like most people whose birthdays place them in the mighty Generation-Y. Technology has changed banking…

This Year's Technology At Coachella Will Be Trippier Than Any Festival High

ByRobert Parmer
It's that time of year again, and Coachella weekend is quickly approaching. Those who've planned for months and months are getting ready to step into an other-worldly, extended weekend getaway. As the festival has progressed over time, more…

Fashion's SmarterChild: 3 Ways Technology Is Building Savvier Shoppers

ByLydia Mansel
We browse the sales on ASOS multiple times during the workday. We perk up from daily Anthropologie emails advertising the latest chance to get 50 percent off. We end up spending more money at Forever21 because we're $6.99 away from free shipping so…
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Grandparents Teach Their Grandkids How To Use Old School Technology (Video)

ByCamille D’Elia
With all of the advancements in modern technology, our generation considers itself majorly tech savvy. I mean, we have drones, people. For FUN. But what happens when we're faced with more than mindlessly pressing our fingers to a tablet's…

In A World Where Technology Is Making Humans Replaceable, Only The Versatile And Creative Will Survive

ByJoseph Milord
Last week, after a 2.7 earthquake aftershock hit the northeastern part of California, the LA Times published a comprehensive report on the temblor within 30 minutes of it occurring. The article was brief and to-the-point, packaging all the…

Speaking In Thumbs: How Technology Killed The Art Of Conversation

ByWilliam Ralston
“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”  — Albert Einstein I am a London resident, which means that I accompany millions of others who ride the tube backward and forward around…

Cell Phones Might Be Totally Blocked In Cars Because You Have No Self-Control

ByAlec MacDonald
The UK's Department of Transport is considering making it illegal to use a phone in a moving car, which may mean a similar law might not be too far away in our future in the United States. OK, but considering how texting and holding a phone to your…

Put Down The Phone: 4 Signs Technology Is Holding Your Life Captive

ByPrashanthi Musapet
Do you suffer from Phantom Phone Vibration Syndrome? Do a quick Google search, and you’ll find the condition is basically defined as the belief that your phone is vibrating or ringing when it’s not. Yeah, so that’s an actual thing. And I hate to…

Is Technology Ruining Your Relationship?

ByJay Cadet
I get concerned for some couples. Specifically, the ones who prefer having some of their most intimate conversations with each other through text messages. Or email. Or even worse, on Twitter and Facebook for the whole world to witness. However…

Chelsea Clinton Is All Of Us Helping Our Moms Use Technology In Hillary Emails

ByAlexandra Svokos
Think what you want about Hillary Clinton, but there is no denying that she is, well, not a digital native. Clinton has had some struggles with technology, notably in using a private email server while serving as Secretary of State. But she's also…

Why We Invest More In Technology That Entertains Us Than The Kind That Can Save Our Lives

ByJoseph Milord
When it comes to new developments in technology, there have been a few interesting articles across the web lately that have caught the eye. Though news of big money acquisitions and IPOs has dominated most headlines, it has been particularly…

What The Technology You Use Every Day Is Really Trying To Say (Photos)

ByConnor Toole
As technology slowly inserts itself into essentially every aspect of human life until we are powerless to resist its grasp, we're faced with a lot of questions and decisions from the various machines we'll inevitably call "Master" a few decades from…

Scary Ad Shows How Technology Has Taken Over The Lives Of Kids Today

ByGillian Fuller
Here’s a fun game: Ask your grandparents what they did for fun when they were kids. Then, ask your 8-year-old cousins what they do for fun now. Compare notes. Cry at the decline of humanity. That’s pretty much the premise of this video from Nature…

Why We Can't Have Nice Things: 28 Times Technology Ruined Your Life

ByRyan Nallen
Technology is great. We all love to use it, but it’s not without certain (and numerous) flaws. Sometimes, technology completely fails us, or we completely fail it. Here are 28 of those times: 1. Your phone dies right when you need to make an…

16 Times Technology Made You Seem Like A Total Loser

ByCandice Jalili
Technology is so great for so many reasons. FaceTime? Love it. Texting? So easy. It also provides you with lots of innovative ways to make yourself appear cooler. Want to improve your game? Take three hours to respond to the guy you've been flirting…

The Abbreviation Generation: How Technology Will Be The Downfall Of The English Language

ByJessica Reimer
I’d like to pay my respects to a language that’s quickly becoming the victim of an “abbreviation generation.” I’m talking about the YOLOs and the BFFs and the ROTFLMAOs. Every one of you has that friend who has an abominable grasp on grammar, whose…

20 Scary Facts About Technology That Will Make You Want To Throw Your Phone Away

ByDan Scotti
Technology, today, is scary. Each year, technology becomes even more pocket- sized and in the process, life becomes more and more convenient. Nowadays, there's an app for everything. You need food? Seamless. You need a date? Tinder. You need a date…

Steph Curry And The Warriors Owe Their 15-0 Start To New Technology (Video)

ByAdam Silvers
With a win last night against the Denver Nuggets, the Warriors improved to 15-0 and tied the record for greatest start in NBA history. Many attributed Golden State's success to lights-out shooting from the reigning NBA MVP, Steph Curry, and his…

The Importance Of Learning To Unplug: Why You Shouldn't Let Technology Run Your Life

ByTony Michaels
We live in a society fueled by advanced technology and electronics, a society in which our faces are constantly glued to our devices. We numb our minds with music at ear-drum-bursting volumes rather than actively participating in the discourse of…

5 Ways To Avoid The Strain Technology Puts On Your Health

ByHelena Negru
Growing up with the latest technology in your hand, including the internet, has major advantages -- but it comes at a cost. Generation Y may be tech savvy, but we are also spending way too many hours in front of our devices. According to Mashable,…

A Nice Guy And A F*ckboy Reveal How Technology Can Help And Ruin A Relationship

ByAdam Shadows
Hey y'all, My name is Raquel (pseudonym), and I am 24 years young from the great state of Texas! I have been talking to a guy named Nick (pseudonym) for almost six months now, and things seem to be flowing nicely between us, I think. We met on a…

Blame Technology: 5 Ways Millennials Killed The 'Playboy' Star

ByZuri Irvin
In a lot of ways, Playboy was the Jackie Robinson of scandalous photography. What other company dared to minimize clothing to maximizing readership? Who else had the gall to slut-out bunny rabbits behind their backs? Who among us had the chutzpah to…

4 Ways Television Has Been Revived Through New Technology

ByMelissa Remo
When I was in the third or fourth grade, I used to come home on Thursday afternoons in my Catholic school uniform, anticipating the hours until WB’s (now CW) "Charmed." I’d three-way call my best friends on their home phones during commercial breaks…

How Modern Technology Ruined The Modern Woman

BySean Levinson
Guys have terrible attention spans. We cannot go a second without our minds escaping to the confines of mental pictures such as sexual fantasies, amusing sports plays, or delicately designed dinner selections. Women, however, have horrifying,…

Concerts Will Never Be The Same Again Thanks To This Insane Technology

ByStacey Leasca
Imagine this: You've paid a premium to attend your favorite music festival. You've packed your bags and all your buddies are onboard. You travel for hours on end and finally make it to the festival grounds to hear your favorite band play your…

This One Thing You Do Every Day Can Have A Big Effect On How You Judge People

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Are you one of those people who scrolls on your phone while you work on your computer, while you also watch YouTube videos on an iPad, while you also check your health stats on your smartwatch? Of course, those are some relatively common practices…

6 Ways To Get Through A Breakup In This Technology-Obsessed Generation

ByPauline Morrissey
Modern breakups appear to be a lot more complicated than those of past generations. As if having your heart broken in real life isn't hard enough, nowadays, it's also put on display for our online worlds to see. Oh, the agony! It begins with the…

I Went A Whole Day Using Only Technology To Communicate

BySheena Sharma
People don't talk anymore. All day, every day, 24/7, 7 days a week, every single one of us is glued to our phones, the Internet, Snapchat, Instagram, or what-have-you. You could go an entire day not talking to someone and not even know the…