Culture Surfing - May 31, 2012

Jim Liebelt | Senior Writer, Editor and Researcher for the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University | Thursday, May 31, 2012

Culture Surfing - May 31, 2012

Came across these culture stories of interest...

New York City to Ban Sales of Sugary Drinks over 16-Ounces.

Not sure how this helps fight obesity. I'm guessing it won't take long for New Yorkers to figure out how to purchase two medium-sized drinks.

Teen Cosmetic Surgeries Skyrocket

In 2011, about 250,000 teens oped for plastic surgery. Nose jobs and breast surgeries were the top two procedures performed.

Florida Mom Allegedly Chokes Teen Boy Over Facebook Comments About Daughter

Mom has been charged with child abuse. Protective instincts are good, but assault is probably not the best method for addressing Facebook bullying.

Millennials Switch Mediums 27 Times an Hour

By the time you say "attention deficit," millennials have already moved from a laptop to an iPhone.