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If HBO's Silicon Valley portrays anything, it's that competition in the Bay Area is fierce. And if you follow the tech scene at all, it's easy to observe the cut-throat atmosphere of the technical arena. This is so much the case, that it can lead to obvious detrimental effects in competitively charged company circles as a result of the level of stress present and the focus that is required to perform. For reasons like these, some tech workers in Silicon Valley have started a trend of taking "micro-doses" of the illegal drug LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide). This drug, when used normally, can cause... Read more...
It's the second such "pocket dialing leads to arrest" story in less than a month, and you have to admit, it makes one wonder a) what kind of cell phones these criminals are using, and b) why they don't use a belt holster. Authorities say a Georgia man "pocket-dialed" 911. The dispatcher on the other end of the line overheard people discussing a drug deal. The call was made around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Col. Jeff Strickland said the dispatcher could overhear several people speaking about a drug deal involving prescription drugs. A deputy was sent to a Gainesville Waffle House restaurant,... Read more...
Parents More Comfortable Talking Drugs than Science Intel Survey Reveals Majority of Parents of Teens Find it Difficult to Help their Kids with Math and Science The News: A recent Intel Corporation survey found that parents feel more equipped to talk about drug abuse than math and science with their children.  The Context: Despite a perceived importance of math and science for success, and an overwhelming willingness to be involved, the survey results reveal that parents, particularly those of teenagers, often find themselves with little more understanding of these subjects than their children... Read more...