Posts Tagged: television

What kind of idiot thinks it’s a good idea to advertise handguns on television?? The national AMC television network ran a commercial during prime time last night for Glock handguns.  It was disturbing, provocative, and irresponsible. While I think we’ve grossly misinterpreted the intent of our constitutional 2nd amendment, this is not a discussion of whether responsible citizens should have firearms – it’s a discussion of corporate media responsibility. Gun violence is a serious problem in the US, and it’s worsening rapidly.   Guns sold in the US are quickly slipping across the border into neighboring… Read Article →

Lots of people have sleep difficulty and depression-like symptoms in the middle of winter.  Some are diagnosed with something called Seasonal Affective Disorder – and some of those are successfully treated with light therapy. There’s been some compelling research these last few years into the health impacts from our portable electronic devices (smartphones, e-readers, tablet computers) and LCD displays (computers and televisions).  One of the things researchers have discovered is that all of these devices emit much higher levels of white and blue light, and that high levels of white and blue light interrupt production of… Read Article →

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