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

Fourth Estate Staff

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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Fitzgerald Cecilio - 4E Sports Reporter

Toronto, ON, Canada (4E Sports) - The Toronto Blue Jays have signed nine-year veteran starter J.A. Happ to a three-year contract valued at $36 million.

Happ , who pitched for the Blue Jays for two-plus seasons from 2012 to 2014, boosted his... Read More

Fitzgerald Cecilio - 4E Sports Reporter

Philadelphia, PA, United States (4E Sports) - Philadelphia 76ers rookie center Jahlil Okafor is in hot water after a video of him allegedly punching a man outside a Boston bar Thursday surfaced online.

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Fitzgerald Cecilio - 4E Sports Reporter

New York, NY, United States (4E Sports) - The New York Rangers are currently the most valuable team in the NHL, with an estimated value of $1.2 billion, according to

This marked the first time since 2006 that the most valuable t... Read More

Fourth Estate Staff

Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) - Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj have once again sparked engagement rumors as reports have surfaced that the two are moving in together and are planning to get married soon.

Accordingly, the two are planning to buy their first ... Read More


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Milwaukee, WI, United States (4E) - The fourth GOP presidential debate in Milwaukee on Tuesday night saw eight candidates differing on immigration, trade, taxes and foreign policy.

Jeb Bush and John Kasich clashed with Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on immigratio... Read More

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Washington, DC, United States (4E) - Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump and rival Jeb Bush called each other "pathetic" after the former insinuated that the latter's brother was to blame for the World Trade Center (WTC) collapse.

Bush was the f... Read More