Many teens resist allure of smartphone ‘catnip’ — but some still struggle

The seemingly irresistible draw of social media scrolls on smartphones can be hard to withstand. But some teens are finding ways to strike a balance. Studies have found slight associations between spending five hours or more online and poorer adolescent well-being in surveys.

Catholic priests must resist ‘fashionable’ homosexuality or leave clergy – Pope Francis

Pope Francis has bemoaned the allure of “fashionable” homosexuality, stressing that gay priests must forever remain in the closet – or leave the Catholic Church. Read more The pontiff likens homosexuality to a modern – and apparently dangerous – trend in his new book, ‘The Strength of a Vocation’, which is set to be released […]

‘IT’S TIME FOR DEMOCRATS TO PLAY HARDBALL’: TV host Chris Matthews urges Democrats to resist Mitch McConnell after Justice Kennedy announces retirement

MSNBC MSNBC host Chris Matthews sounded the alarm for Democrats after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he would retire on Wednesday. Matthews referenced Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s move in 2016 to stall President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. “Democrats owe it to their party, their principles, and to their own […]

Hillary Clinton is warning Australia to resist China’s creeping influence in Asia before it spreads to the rest of the world

Hillary Clinton warned Australia must stand up to the creeping influence of the Chinese Communist Party before it spreads. Clinton said China wants to extend its influence “first throughout Asia — then, throughout the world.” The former Secretary of State compared China’s “under the radar” efforts to the way Russian actors used covert social media campaigns […]

Victoria’s Secret Angels can’t resist slipping into swimsuits during cold Antarctica break

Two Victoria’s Secret Angels did just that during a recent trip – but rather than soaking up the sun on an exotic beach, the duo were in freezing cold Antartica. Jasmine Tookes, 26, and Josephine Skriver, 24, shared images of themselves enjoying everything the snowy location has to offer. But as well as the usual […]

People who know how the news is made resist conspiratorial thinking

Enlarge (credit: Flickr user Jon S.) Conspiracy theories, like the world being flat or the Moon landings faked, have proven notoriously difficult to stomp out. Add a partisan twist to the issue, and the challenge becomes even harder. Even near the end of his second term, barely a quarter of Republicans were willing to state […]

“Quebec has been attacked. Quebec will resist” – warns Premier as US slaps tariff on Bombardier

Published time: 27 Sep, 2017 15:02 Edited time: 27 Sep, 2017 15:18 The Premier of Canada’s Quebec province Philippe Couillard has blasted Boeing, accusing the company of unfairly trying to destroy Bombardier. Read more The United States has imposed a 220 percent tariff on the Canadian aircraft maker after Boeing complained it was selling jets […]

How blockchain-based apps and sites resist DDoS attacks

GUEST: Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction! The recent Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks on Final Fantasy XIV’s gaming platform are quite surreal, yet a timely signpost of where things are heading. Using traditional cyber security technology, we are playing “whack a mole” against the ever-changing DDoS attacks. We live in an age where DDoS attacks […]

IndieCade’s ‘resist’ theme at E3 holds a mirror to society

IndieCade CEO Stephanie Barish operates at the heart of the independent-development community, running shows throughout the year that highlight some of the most innovative, thoughtful and beautiful games the industry has to offer. This year, IndieCade sponsored the #ResistJam, an international competition “about creating games that resist oppressive authoritarianism in all its forms.” The #ResistJam […]