Thursday, September 11, 2008

#2 is scary

From a weekly email I receive:

Volume 2 Issue 9
September 10, 2008


Babysitters earn an average $5.37 an hour in 2008. The going rate in the 1980s was $3.00, says C&R Research.


48% of drivers aged 18-24 admit to texting while driving, according to legal information Web site


Half of 13-19 year olds have considered becoming a teacher (49%), 42% have thought about joining the military, 33% about serving in government, and 20% have thought about running for public office, according to Horatio Alger Association


About a third of those younger than age 25 (34%) say they get no news on a typical day, up from 25% in 1998, according to the Pew Research Center.


70% of teens use their cell phones to take photos and videos, an 11 point increase over 2006, reports Sulake, parent company of virtual world Habbo Hotel.

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