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Study Finds Tourists Keeping Connected While On Holiday
2012-06-09 05:44:46

While many people say that they take vacations to get away from it all, a new Michigan State University (MSU) study suggests that they aren't willing to relinquish their smartphones, tablets, and laptop computers while on holiday. In fact, the study, which is set to appear in an upcoming issue of the Annals of Tourism Research, revealed that people are actually more likely to use wireless devices while on vacation than at home by a 40% to 25% margin, the university said in a June 8 press...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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