A man in the Netherlands has been allowed to die because he could no longer carry on living as an alcoholic.
Mark Langedijk chose the day of his death and was telling jokes, drinking beer and eating ham sandwiches with his family hours before he passed away.
Internet addiction may signal other mental health issues among college students, according to a new study.
Canadian researchers say their findings could affect how psychiatrists approach people who spend a significant amount of time online.
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Facebook FB +% conducted secret tests to determine the magnitude of its Android users’ Facebook addiction, according to a new report published yesterday. Like a bunch of crash test dummies, users of the Facebook app for Android were (several years ago) subject to intentional Facebook for Android app crashes without being informed of the tests.
These tests were reportedly conducted so Facebook could determine user resilience to app deprivation–that is, whether users would find ways to use Facebook on their Android devices without the Google Play store app, such as finding the app elsewhere or simply accessing Facebook via their browsers.
Hillary Clinton’s proposals for new and expanded government programs would cost at least $1.1 trillion over 10 years as she looks to pump billions of additional dollars into reducing college costs, increasing treatment for drug addiction and helping employers pay for mandatory family and sick leave.
In many cases, Clinton’s presidential campaign does not lay out specifically how she would pay for the new programs and expanded spending, calculated by McClatchy after an examination of her 17 proposals to date.
Every morning at 6.30am in a padlocked wing of a military-style compound in southern Beijing, a whistle sounds. It’s the cue for around 50 camouflage shirt-clad young Chinese men and around five young women to get up.
They line up outside their dormitories as a drillmaster barks out a name register and a day of punishing military exercises and lectures begins.
At 9.30pm they are locked up again and it’s strictly lights out. For most people sent here (some of whom have been drugged by their parents to get them behind the locked gates), this routine is repeated daily for six months.