A new study purports to find that college kids "are about 40 percent lower in empathy" than students 20-30 years ago. The study press release blames all the usual suspects (technology, "information"), but what's really destroying the youth?
Times have changed: in my day, the consequences of taking a car on a joyride because you don't want to attend church were a lot more Biblical than a trip to NYC, national TV exposure and four days without videogames.
Tired of the slinky, Bratz-esque fashions that have been shoved upon them over the past decade or so, tweens are finally moving back toward fashionable but age-appropriate clothing. The reasons: Hannah Montana and parental approval.
Fellow nerds who were super into calligraphy as kids: apparently no one's into handwriting anymore. I know: Next you're gonna tell us nerds aren't blending their own perfumes that all smell the same!
Remember that 89-year-old woman from Ohio that was arrested for keeping a child's ball that had landed in her yard? Well, authorities in Blue Ash, Ohio announced on Wednesday that they would be dropping the petty theft charges against the woman because they lacked sufficient culpability to pursue her prosecution. What…