Posted:  11/26/2014 5:31 am UTC  

Precious Silva - Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor

Philadelphia, PA, United States (4E) - A new research suggests that parents who see sex and violence in movies and television may get so accustomed to the content, that they up having lower standards when it comes to what they allow their children to watch.

In the study, parents who successively viewed several videos of movie violence became desensitized after some time, and they had lower standards on what they would let their kids to see.

The researchers particularly point out that violent scenes in PG-13 films have grown to be more graphic for the last several decades.

Lead author Daniel Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia said, "W...

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Posted:  11/26/2014 5:30 am UTC  

Nikko Villanueva - 4E Sports Contributor

Pittsburgh, PA, United States (4E Sports) - Running back LeGarrette Blount was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers after being reported leaving the field ahead of a 27-24 win over the Tennessee Titans.

According to ESPN, reports said Steelers defensive assistant Joey Porter saw Blount leave for the team bus with the game unfinished.

He returned after being called back into the locker room but quickly left before postgame interviews.

"We believe the decision to release LeGarrette is in the best interest of the organization and wish him the best of luck," Steelers coach Mike Tomlin stated.

Blount inked a two-year, $3.85 million deal with the Steelers after a playoff run with the Patriots.


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Washington, DC, United States (KaiserHealth) - A long-established belief about health costs is that some areas of the country, like McAllen, Texas, are expensive, while others like San Francisco are cheap. But an analysis released Wednesday provides evidence that prices can be exorbitant for so... Read More

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Seattle, WA, United States (4E) - Amazon's widely-known Prime service has been expanded once again as the company unveiled their free-of-charge same-day delivery if the customers, who are members of the website's $99/year Prime service, purchase at least $35.

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Nikko Villanueva - 4E Sports Contributor

Landover, MD, United States (4E Sports) - Philadelphia Eagles running back DeMarco Murray believes he is not getting enough touches this season in his first year with the team having a 1-3 start.

"No, I'm not. I don't think I am. But it'... Read More

Nikko Villanueva - 4E Sports Contributor

Orlando, FL, United States (4E Sports) - Orlando City SC's season is not yet over as Saturday's 2-1 win over Montreal Impact gave the team a chance of advancing to the MLS playoffs.

The victory gave the Lions 41 points, just trailing Montr... Read More


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Philadelphia, PA, United States (4E) - Nick Jonas just dropped his new song entitled "Area Code" during the 2015 Made in America Music Festival and he has reference Selena Gomez's "Good For You" in one of the lines.

Jonas took the stage during the first night ... Read More

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Philadelphia, PA, United States (4E) - Beyonce Knowles wowed the crowd during the first day of Made in American music festival this year as she sang her well-loved hits.

The singer attended the music festival held in Philadelphia. According to her reports, asi... Read More


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Baltimore, MD, United States (4E) - Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church, arrived in the U.S. Tuesday with his chartered plane landing at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland at 3:49 p.m. ET.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice Presi... Read More

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Washington, DC, United States (4E) - Children with cancer were asked to leave the Lafayette Square over the weekend and the Secret Service chief apologized regarding the incident.

According to reports, the CureFest for Childhood Cancer said that around 700 p... Read More