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Unplug, Plug In and Live Longer

August 17th, 2011 by Thalia Kehoe Rowden

I don’t want to say I told you so, but…

Television kills – or at least it shortens your life by 22 minutes for every hour you spend glued to the screen.

The unexpectedly lethal impact of watching the box is revealed as latest figures suggest we are spending more time in front of the screen than ever. Viewing rates hit a new high in the first half of 2011, averaging four hours and three minutes a day, according to the TV marketing body Thinkbox.

Read the rest of this story at the NZ Herald website.  And then tell us in the comments what we could do to build the Kingdom of God in New Plymouth with an extra four hours a day per person… 🙂

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