Today’s Kids Take 1.5 Mins Longer To Run Mile Than ’80s Kids

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FCC May Allow Cell Phone Calls On Flights

The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting the ban on cell phone calls on flights when the plane is above 10,000 feet, though calls would still be disallowed during takeoff and landing.

Parents Finally Cave And Buy 33-Year-Old Son PlayStation 1

KENOSHA, WI—Having refused to purchase the video game console since its introduction in 1994, local parents John and Melissa Gionda confirmed Thursday that they had finally caved in and bought a Sony PlayStation 1 for their 33-year-old son, Daniel.
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Today’s Kids Take 1.5 Mins Longer To Run Mile Than ’80s Kids

The American Heart Association found that children today take 90 seconds longer to run a mile than did children 30 years ago, with researchers attributing 30 to 60 percent of the decline in running performance to kids’ increasing fat mass. What do you think?

  • “Being able to move your body just isn’t relevant to today’s kids.”

    Billy Heimann
    Unemployed
  • “The ’80s were a special time filled with fast times and even faster kids.”

    Heather Webster
    Pipe Cutter
  • “Yeah, but kids back then had the advantage of three-stripe knee-high socks.”

    Rock Kahn
    Private Eye Detective
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