addiction

Control Your Smartphone Addiction With Google’s Experimental Apps

Control Your Smartphone Addiction With Google’s Experimental Apps

Android: The Google Creative Lab has kicked six new experimental apps out into the wild, all designed with one purpose in mind—to get you to stop obsessing over every notification, checking every social network, and generally gluing your phone to your face (or hand) for the better part of your day.

For The Last Time, Stop Calling Food ‘Crack’

For The Last Time, Stop Calling Food ‘Crack’

Earlier this year, Christini Tosi changed the name of “Crack Pie” to “Milk Bar Pie,” explaining that the name “fell short” of Milk Bar’s mission “to spread joy and inspire celebration.” It wasn’t exactly an apology, and it wasn’t clear if Tosi really understood why the name was a problem…

This Is How Pokie Machines Suck You In

This Is How Pokie Machines Suck You In

Lights and sounds coming from electronic gambling machines – also known as EGMs, pokies or slots – contribute to their addictive potential according to new research published this week. Here’s how flashing lights and catchy tunes make gamblers take more risks