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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Jose Castro - Fourth Estate Contributor

Calgary, AB, Canada (4E) - Talisman Energy, the Canadian oil producer, said it had been approached by a number of companies for a possible deal. Amongst those parties was Repsol SA from Spain.

Despite the possibilities, Talisman said ther... Read More

Washington, DC, United States (KaiserHealth) - Right about now, some low-income people who just barely qualified for subsidies on the health insurance marketplace are starting to worry: What if my income for the year ends up below the poverty level? Will I have to pay back the premium tax credi... Read More


Cesar Tordesillas - 4E Sports Contributor

El Segundo, CA, United States (4E Sports) - Center Mike Richards have been demoted by the Los Angeles Kings to playing for Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, Tuesday.

Once one of NHL's top two-way centers, Richards has bee... Read More

Cesar Tordesillas - 4E Sports Contributor

Philadelphia, PA, United States (4E Sports) - The Philadelphia Phillies announced Wednesday that longtime team president David Montgomery would return as chairman after being treated for jaw cancer.

Pat Gillick , who served as interim t... Read More


Katherine De Guzman - Fourth Estate Contributor

Philadelphia, PA, United States (4E) - A group of three, who are tourists, went to a trip to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and they were surprised to have met someone familiar at a very famous place.

According to the tourists identifie... Read More

June Javelosa - Fourth Estate Contributor

Hollywood, CA, United States (4E) - Everything's all set for The Interview's limited theatrical release.

After a major studio hack, the studio flip-flopping between decisions, a failed petition organized by George Clooney and a more succe... Read More


Windsor Genova - Fourth Estate Contributor

Des Moines, IA, United States (4E) - Potential Republican presidential candidates spoke about their ideas on national issues and their rivals at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday in a bid to woo conservative votes a year ahead of the Iowa Caucu... Read More

Windsor Genova - Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor

Baltimore, MD, United States (4E) - Republicans in races for governor were in the same celebratory mood as their party's victorious senatorial bets Wednesday after getting elected in at least 10 states in Tuesday's polls.

Hig... Read More