Month: October 2015

Trick or treat?

Trick or treat?

Be aware of the little monsters, Frankensteins, witches, and ghosts that will knock on your door tomorrow. Halloween is much fun, not only for the kids. Getting dressed and getting lots of sweets – who can not like that? More than 90 % of all children and teenagers in the United States do trick or treating. Going from house to house is an old tradition going back to the 16th century. But where does the famous phrase come from and what’s the origin of Halloween?
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Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Today is the day. The future is here right now. In the sequel of the “Back to the future” movie Morty, Doc Brown and Jennifer land in a “futuristic” Hill Valley. But how is October 21, 2015 shown in the movie and how is it today? And what if time travel was possible and we could all go back to our future? How will life be like 30 years from now? 
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What should be posted on Instagram and what better not?

What should be posted on Instagram and what better not?

Since Instagram was launched five years ago, it has become the favorite place on the Internet to share pictures. The 400 million monthly active users upload every single day about 80 million pictures. Since 2010 the users shared more than 40 billion pictures. And it keeps growing. But who posts what and what should better not be shared online?
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The dark side of social media

Normally it’s the parents who teach their kids everything that can happen in life. But there is one single thing their children know much more about and have to explain their parents how it works: social media. Kids grow up with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. They use these networks everywhere on their phones. But what makes these social networks so fascinating? And what can parents do to protect their children of its risks?
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