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160M seeked health information online - 8.2.2007 [more]
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Wiimen are at the forefront



Wiimen are at the forefront
Report from survey reveals tons of stats on gamers

Consulting and research firm Nielsen Entertainment released its third annual Active Gamer Benchmark Study, which shows that the social elements of video games are becoming an increasingly important part of the overall gaming experience.

Surveys for the 2006 Active Gamer Benchmark Study were conducted online from July 3rd to July 9th with 2,200 Active Gamers, who were 13 years old or over, owned a gaming device and played games at least one hour per week.

The research found that among the roughly 117 million Active Gamers in the U.S. in 2006, more than half (56%) play games online, and that 64% of all online gamers are women.

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Winning Advice from a Serial Entrepreneur

Friday, Dec. 21 2007

NEW YORK -- Sometimes you see people on TV and just gravitate toward them. One of those folks was on Scoreboard the other night -- the founder of GoDaddy.com, Bob Parsons. 

Parsons, a Vietnam veteran, calls himself a "serial" entrepreneur. And he’s one of the best. He started GoDaddy, a domain-name registration site, in a crowded field of almost 800 competitors -- and now he's got 42% of the domain-name market share.

Parsons built his businesses by sticking to his guns and treating people right. And he’s actually put together a list of 16 principles that have guided him through dozens of businesses that he lists on his Web site. Here are a couple that jumped out at me:

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Personal Growth - Psychology

The Keys to Happiness, and Why We Don't Use Them

Robin Lloyd / Special to LiveScience
LiveScience.com Tue Feb 28, 11:02 AM ET

"It requires some effort to achieve a happy outlook on life, and most people don't make it." —Author and researcher Gregg Easterbrook

Psychologists have recently handed the keys to happiness to the public, but many people cling to gloomy ways out of habit, experts say.

Polls show Americans are no happier today than they were 50 years ago despite significant increases in prosperity, decreases in crime, cleaner air, larger living quarters and a better overall quality of life.

So what gives?

 

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