10 Jul '11, 3am

My mother is addicted to online games: She is my mother, a homemaker who is completely into computer and online

My mother is addicted to online games: She is my mother, a homemaker who is completely into computer and online

"DIE, you! Die! Die! Why won't you die? Just died already!" I glance at the woman sitting opposite me with feet propped up on a sofa, clicking away furiously at her mouse as she tries to get past levels three to 12 of Angry Birds, one of the most popular games out right now. The woman is 55 years old. She is my mother, a homemaker who is completely into computer and online games. No, that is an understatement. My mother is addicted to computer and online games. It all started several years ago, and over the years, she has progressed from just-to-pass-time playing to I-won't-stop-till-I get-high-scores. It began with Spider Solitaire. Mum would play game after game for hours on end, competing against herself to obtain higher and higher scores. Then, when social networking sites like Facebook became popular, and with it, a vast range of online games, she was hooked on Bejewe...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Science%2B%2526...

Tweets

Check out @jaydenation's coverage of @ladygaga'...

jayleif.com 11 Jul '11, 2pm

Houndstooth fanatic, lightning bolt addict, Thai devotee, paperphelic & aficionado little monster of the great Mama Monste...

Shop Vegan Cosmetics at New Online Beauty Market

treehugger.com 09 Jul '11, 12pm

Photo: screenshot via Vegan Beauty Market There's a new beauty shop on the virtual block: Called Vegan Beauty Market , it'...

Shop Vegan Cosmetics at New Online Beauty Market

treehugger.com 09 Jul '11, 12pm

Photo: screenshot via Vegan Beauty Market There's a new beauty shop on the virtual block: Called Vegan Beauty Market , it'...

BEE aware: The bees are counting on us counting...

motherearthnews.com 12 Jul '11, 5am

Home | E-Newsletter | Products | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | About Us | Contact Us | Subscribe | Customer Service | Cl...

Open Champion Darren Clarke's press conference ...

opengolf.com 13 Jul '11, 11am

@The Open Live coverage will be broadcast daily, by a team of presenters that includes Dominic Holyer and Georgie Bingham,...

Get the Family Psyched to Hike with Fun Games:

nwf.org 15 Jul '11, 5pm

Create a list of things you might see on your walk. Some ideas: a chattering squirrel, a red-leafed tree, a bicycle rider....

Online berita darI Berita Minggu Singapura Hari ini : Agnes Ligat Buru Impian

Online berita darI Berita Minggu Singapura Hari...

cyberita.asia1.com.sg 10 Jul '11, 12pm

AGNES MONICA: Turut dicalonkan untuk Anugerah Planet Muzik 2011 yang bakal berlangsung di Max Pavilion, singapore Expo pad...

Even Politicians Can Create Online Videos That Suck

Even Politicians Can Create Online Videos That ...

reelseo.com 14 Jul '11, 5pm

Don’t rely on the microphone on your webcam. You have office noise you’re dealing with plus the reverb of the sound bounci...

Looking for online stores for collaboration!

typicalben.blogspot.com 20 Jul '11, 1pm

This coming Saturday is the blog awards ceremony already and I haven't got my outfit ready yet! Actually from twitter you ...

Olympics: N. Korea 'wants to share 2018 Games'

channelnewsasia.com 13 Jul '11, 2am

SEOUL: North Korea would like to share some events in the 2018 Winter Olympics with South Korea, a senior North Korean spo...