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student-laptop.jpgSALINA, Kan. - Parents know that computers are important for their children's school work, but may worry that the lure of social networking pulls students away from studies.

New research from the University of New Hampshire has found that student grades are not adversely affected by social networking. Parents worried that their college students are spending too much time on Facebook and other social networking sites and not enough time hitting the books can breathe a sigh of relief.

Students who heavily engage in social networking do just as well academically as students who are less interested in keeping in touch with the medium.

The Culture Wars, Uncle Myron, and Me

HAYS, Kan. - Some of the chain e-mails that go around the internet annoy me even more than those telemarketing calls that come during the dinner hour. You know the kind I mean--not the e-mails promising rock-bottom prices on male enhancement products, but the chilling threats of imminent Armageddon all because Mom, apple pie, and God-fearing, democracy-loving Americans are once again under attack--usually by liberals or atheists or Democrats or gays or Muslims or, worst of all, by liberal atheistic Democratic gay Muslims.

These e-mails are usually forwarded to you and 938 other idiots who were dumb enough to give your e-mail addresses to Uncle Myron, who never met a conspiracy theory he didn't like. Or, for that matter, one he didn't think everyone in his address book should know about.

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