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6 Tech Traps We All Fall Into (And How To Avoid Them)

By: Lindsay Holmes

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/

Technology can be a beautiful thing: It connects us to our family across the country, it exposes us to captivating stories, real and fictional … but it also has its downsides.

Admittedly, we’re all a little guilty of indulging in our devices too often, whether it’s checking our texts one too many times while we’re out to dinner or just wasting precious minutes dissecting our old roommate’s new romance. Luckily, there are ways to avoid these pitfalls in order to approach life in a more mindful manner. Below are six tech traps we constantly get sucked into and how to fight your way out of them. Take that, smartphone addiction.

1. Snapping a picture of the moment instead of savoring it.

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That sunset may be beautiful, but if you’re not truly enjoying it — without your phone — you may not really remember it. Research suggests that our phones aren’t the best cameras, our memories are. A 2013 study revealed that people who took photos of art remembered less about the work than those who just stopped to soak it all in. And while photos are an incredible way to preserve a memory, we shouldn’t be experiencing every important moment in our life through a screen. Next time, let the mind do the image capturing.

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Gaza Residents Share Allegations of Abuse, Claim Israeli Soldiers Used Them as Human Shields

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Israel killed his son, destroyed his home, and bombed his son’s car.

Source: http://www.alternet.org

By: Max Blumenthal

Mahmoud Abu Said could hardly speak about what happened to him when the soldiers first arrived to his neighborhood. His eyes filled with tears, the muscles in his face began to twitch, and his voice faltered. As the baby-faced, 19-year-old resident of Rafah in Southern Gaza recounted how Israeli soldiers used him as a human shield, torturing and then kidnapping him, he collapsed into a plastic chair.

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Sins have many side-effects: One of them is that they steal knowledge from you

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Bad habits are formed when you are needy, you must learn good habits to replace them, so as to move forwards.

gb copy Bad habits are formed when you are needy, you must learn good habits to replace them, so as to move forwards.
es copy Los malos hábitos se forman cuando se está necesitado, usted debe aprender buenos hábitos para reemplazarlos, a fin de seguir adelante.
nl copy Slechte gewoonten worden gevormd wanneer je behoeftig bent, moet je leren goede gewoontes om ze te vervangen, om zo vooruit te gaan.
fr copy Les mauvaises habitudes sont formées lorsque vous êtes dans le besoin, vous devez apprendre de bonnes habitudes pour les remplacer, afin d’aller de l’avant.
de copy Schlechte Gewohnheiten gebildet werden, wenn Sie bedürftig sind, müssen Sie gute Gewohnheiten zu lernen, sie zu ersetzen, um vorwärts zu bewegen.
CN67867 Huài xíguàn xíngchéng, dāng nǐ yǒu xūyào, nǐ bìxū xuéhuì liánghǎo de shēnghuó xíguàn, yǐ qǔdài tāmen, zhèyàng cáinéng xiàng qián yídòng.
Sweden Dåliga vanor bildas när man är behövande, måste du lära dig goda vanor för att byta ut dem, för att gå vidare.
rus7897 Vrednyye privychki formiruyutsya , kogda vy nuzhdayushchimsya , vy dolzhny nauchit’sya khoroshiye privychki , chtoby zamenit’ ikh , takim obrazom, chtoby dvigat’sya vpered.
4523turkey Kötü alışkanlıkları muhtaç olduğunda, sen ileriye taşımak amacıyla, bunların yerine iyi alışkanlıklar öğrenmek gerekir oluşur.
images Le cattive abitudini si formano quando si è bisognosi, è necessario imparare le buone abitudini per sostituirli, in modo da andare avanti.
indonesiaID Kebiasaan buruk terbentuk ketika Anda membutuhkan, Anda harus belajar kebiasaan baik untuk menggantikan mereka, sehingga untuk bergerak maju.

You don’t know the true colors of a person until you live with them, travel with them or have financial dealings with them.

gb copy You don’t know the true colors of a person until you live with them, travel with them or have financial dealings with them.
es copy Usted no sabe los verdaderos colores de una persona hasta que vives con ellos, viajar con ellos o tener relaciones financieras con ellos.
nl copy Je weet niet de ware kleuren van een persoon totdat je bij hen wonen, reizen met hen of hebben financiële omgang met hen.
fr copy Vous ne connaissez pas les vraies couleurs d’une personne jusqu’à ce que vous vivez avec eux, voyager avec eux ou avoir des rapports financiers avec eux.
de copy Sie wissen nicht, die wahren Farben einer Person, bis Sie mit ihnen leben, mit ihnen reisen oder finanziellen Beziehungen mit ihnen.
CN67867 Nǐ bù zhīdào yīgèrén de zhēnmiànmù, zhídào nǐ hé tāmen yīqǐ shēnghuó, lǚxíng yǔ tāmen huòzhě yǔ tāmen de jīnróng jiāoyì.
Sweden Du vet inte de rätta färgerna en person tills du bor med dem, reser med dem eller har ekonomiska förbindelser med dem.
rus7897 Vy ne znayete, istinnoye litso cheloveka , poka ne zhit’ s nimi, puteshestvovat’ s nimi ili imet’ finansovyye otnosheniya s nimi.
4523turkey Onlarla yaşamak kadar bir kişinin gerçek renklerini bilmiyorum, onlarla birlikte seyahat veya onlarla mali ilişkilerinde var.
images Tu non conosci i veri colori di una persona fino a quando si vive con loro, viaggiare con loro o hanno rapporti finanziari con loro.
indonesiaID Anda tidak tahu warna sebenarnya dari seseorang sampai Anda tinggal bersama mereka, bepergian dengan mereka atau memiliki urusan keuangan dengan mereka.

Please donate whatever you can to comfort them in their hour of need..

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info-pictogram1 Even it its £1!! www.SaveOurSyria.com

The hero is he who is too afraid to run, in doing so, he faces his problems head on until he conquers them.

gb copy The hero is he who is too afraid to run, in doing so, he faces his problems head on until he conquers them.
es copy El héroe es el que tiene miedo de correr, al hacerlo, se enfrenta a sus problemas de frente hasta que los vence.
nl copy De held is hij, die is te bang om te draaien, in te doen, hij geconfronteerd met zijn problemen het hoofd op, totdat hij ze overwint.
fr copy Le héros est celui qui a trop peur de courir, ce faisant, il fait face à ses problèmes de front jusqu’à ce qu’il les conquiert.
de copy Der Held ist der, der zu viel Angst, zu laufen, dabei steht er seine Probleme den Kopf auf, bis er sie erobern.
CN67867 Yīngxióng shì shuí, tā tài pà pǎo, zài zhèyàng zuò shí, tā jiāng miàn duì de wèntí yíngmiàn ér lái, zhídào tā zhēngfú tāmen.
Sweden Hjälten är den som är för rädd för att köra, i att göra så, står han hans problem huvudet tills han erövrar dem.
rus7897 Geroy tot, kto slishkom napugany, chtoby bezhat’, pri etom, on stalkivayetsya yego problemy na golovu , poka on ne pobezhdayet ikh.
4523turkey Kahraman çalıştırmak için çok korkuyor o, bunu yaparken, o, onları fetheder kadar onun sorunları üzerine kafa karşı karşıyadır.
images L’eroe è colui che è troppo paura di correre, così facendo, egli affronta i suoi problemi a testa finché non li conquista.
indonesiaID Pahlawan adalah orang yang terlalu takut untuk berjalan, dalam melakukannya, dia menghadapi masalahnya kepala sampai ia mengalahkan mereka.

Money does not change people, it only exposes them (IMAGE)

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The opportunities are there, it is you who sees them as problems, & not as chances to evolve.

gb copy The opportunities are there, it is you who sees them as problems, & not as chances to evolve.
es copy Las oportunidades están ahí, eres tú quien los ve como problemas, y no como oportunidades para evolucionar.
nl copy De mogelijkheden zijn er, het is u die ziet ze als problemen, en niet als kans om te evolueren.
fr copy Les possibilités sont là, c’est vous qui les considère comme des problèmes, et pas que les chances d’évoluer.
de copy Die Chancen sind da, es ist ihr, als sie sieht Probleme, und nicht als Chance, sich zu entwickeln.
CN67867 Jīhuì shì yǒu, tā shì nǐ shuí kàn dào tāmen zuòwéi de wèntí, yǔ bùzuòwéi de jīhuì fāzhǎn.
Sweden Möjligheterna finns där, det är du som ser dem som problem, och inte lika chanser att utvecklas.
rus7897 Vozmozhnosti yest’ , eto vy, kto vidit v nikh problem , i ne kak shansy razvivat’sya.
4523turkey Fırsat bu şansı gelişmeye gibi sorunlar olarak görür, ve değil kim olduğunu vardır.
images Le opportunità ci sono, siete voi che li vede come i problemi, e non come possibilità di evolversi.
indonesiaID Kesempatan yang ada, Andalah yang melihat mereka sebagai masalah, & bukan sebagai kesempatan untuk berkembang.