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Dangerous Teen Craze Whip-Its Making a Comeback?

Dangerous Teen Craze Whip-Its Making a Comeback? | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it

Dangerous Trend: teen craze Whip-Its making a comeback?

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Gas prices impacting summer travel

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No one likes to pay more at the pump, but the implications of rising gas prices goes beyond our own vehicle.


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MP3 players for inmates? West Virginia federal prison tests pilot program

MP3 players for inmates? West Virginia federal prison tests pilot program | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it

Beneficial or potential for problems? At a federal prison, hundreds of female inmates are taking part in a pilot program to bring the quality of entertainment behind bars into the 21st century.

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Texas College Study Finds that 1 in 7 Students Has Played the Choking Game | Healthland | TIME.com

Texas College Study Finds that 1 in 7 Students Has Played the Choking Game | Healthland | TIME.com | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
College students aren’t necessarily renowned for their good judgment, and a new study reinforces that, finding that nearly one in seven co-eds has played the Choking Game, which is every bit as dangerous as it sounds.
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Saints' Payton banned one year for bounties

This is an issue that needs to be explored - major implications yet to be understood.

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Official Choking Game Awareness ~ The DB Foundation

Official Choking Game Awareness ~ The DB Foundation | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
The Choking Game (aka Passout, Fainting Game, Good Kids High) is a risky behavior often resulting in injury and fatality in childrern, teens and tweens. Learn the signs symptoms, ...
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Three Ways to Manage Rising Gas Prices

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By Derek Singleton There’s been a steady stream of articles about rising gas prices here on Triple Pundit.

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The Unintended Consequences of Cyberbullying Rhetoric

The Unintended Consequences of Cyberbullying Rhetoric | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it
We all know that teen bullying – both online and offline – has devastating consequences. Jamey Rodemeyer’s suicide is a tragedy. He was tormented for being gay. He knew he was bei...
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2min VIDEO: Breathable caffeine a controversial hit in US

2min VIDEO: Breathable caffeine a controversial hit in US | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it

Drugs are Bad, But not these legal substances, they are  ... ermm  different. Authorities to review if "Aeroshot" caffeine inhalers qualify as diet supplements.


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Implications Wheel - Home

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Joel Barker's Implications Wheel is a powerful strategic exploration tool for explorating the long term consequences, positive and negative, of a change.  For "Paradigm Shifts," it's critical to explore for "unanticipated consequences."


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Choking game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Choking game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Exploring Current Issues | Scoop.it

The fainting game (also known as the choking game and a wide variety of local slang names), refers to intentionally cutting off oxygen to the brain with the goal of inducing temporary syncope and euphoria. There are two distinct methods used to achieve oxygen deprivation: strangulation and self-induced hypocapnia.


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