In recent years, a rash of studies have suggested that digital technology can be extremely unhealthy for children. In particular, researchers have indicated that mobile devices and social media may be to blame for a steep rise in anxiety and depression among kids. Media outlets have responded by claiming that American youth faces a public-health crisis, and parents and educators have reacted to all this with varying degrees of hysteria….
(Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images) Saddleworth Moor near Manchester, England, is being ravaged by an unusual wildfire. Britain is in the middle of a heatwave and it has not rained for weeks, leaving the countryside as dry as tinder. The Army has been consulted about being brought in to help firefighters control the blaze. Heavy smoke has enveloped the outskirts of Manchester. Locals are being forced to move their horse and alpacas….