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2011-05-10 06:35:00

New research finds that alcohol use among adolescents is linked to the amount of time spent online doing recreational, non-academic activities. The results of an anonymous survey of 264 teenagers showed that teens who consume alcohol spend more time on their computers, including social networking and downloading and listening to music, compared with teens that do not drink. "While the specific factors linking teenage drinking and computer use are not yet established, it seems likely that...

Word of the Day
  • 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.