Trending Today on Twitter – 8/11/17 1. #GoogleDoodle 2. Locked and Loaded 3. #friyay 4. #YourDatingAnEgomaniacIf 5. #AngelVideo 6. #FlashbackFriday 7. Happy Birthday Hip Hop 8. Zeke 9. Pretty Ricky 10. No Man’s Sky Source: Twitter   Trending Today on Google – 8/11/17 1. Annabelle 2. Nikki Reed 3. PGA Championship 4. PGA Leaderboard…

  As a church youth pastor, one of my favorite moments of the year is watching parents of new sixth graders bring their kids to youth group for the first time. Often, they look terrified. And I don’t mean the kids. Sure, the sixth graders are nervous too. But no parent wants to leave their…

  *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on TechCrunch.   According to British anti-bullying organization Ditch The Label’s new annual survey, Instagram is the network of choice for cyberbullies in 2017, with Facebook close behind. This year’s survey collected results from 10,020 people between the ages of 12 and 20, making for…

  I’m a 90’s kid. That means I have fond memories of gathering around the TV watching T.G.I.F. with my family, I could slay Bop-It like my life depended on it, and I owned several “Now That’s What I Call Music….” er,r I mean, “WOW Hits.” It also means I lived in the era when…

Congratulations! You’re officially in the “home stretch” of middle school! After surviving seventh grade, you might be thinking, “Praise the Lord! The end of the tunnel is in sight and middle school is almost over.” But don’t rush past this year too quickly. Eighth grade may be the very best year yet. Something incredible happens…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral. U.K. researchers have discovered depression has different effects on the brain activity of male and female patients in certain brain regions. In the study, investigators exposed depressed adolescents to happy or sad words while performing radiographic imaging. The discovery of gender-specific effects on brain…

  *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on eMarketer. Many people have a hard time walking away from their devices, even when they know they should. A study from GfK found that over a third of internet users worldwide agree they have a hard time disconnecting from technology. Younger users struggle most…

  *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay.   Teens and young adults who use electronic cigarettes — also known as vaping — are almost four times as likely as their non-vaping counterparts to begin smoking traditional cigarettes, a new review suggests.   “E-cigarette use increases the risk of subsequent cigarette…

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  Trending Today on Twitter – 6/23/17 1. #LongestFriday 2. #FridayFeeling 3. Gabe Pressman 4. Johnny Depp 5. #BringYourDogToWorkDay 6. #IllDoThisWhenPigsFly 7. #FlashbackFriday 8. #LittleBigTownOnGMA 9. Our Fake Democracy 10. They’re Wrong About Everything Source: Twitter   Trending Today on Google – 6/23/17 1. Snapchat update 2. Camila Cabello 3. NBA Draft 4. Jimmy Butler…