Apparently Google Glass Addiction Is Now A Thing

For the first time ever, psychologists have treated an individual for internet addiction disorder caused by overuse of Google Glass. The patient had been exhibiting withdrawal symptoms when not using the device, and even dreamt he was wearing it. » 10/15/14 9:40am 10/15/14 9:40am

Physicians in China treat addictions by destroying the brain's pleasure…

Drug addiction in China is highly stigmatized. And now, some doctors are trying to cure it with a radical procedure known as as a "stereotactic ablation." More simply, it's the practice of destroying parts of the brain's "pleasure centers" (the nucleus accumbens) in heroin addicts and alcoholics as a way to stop drug… » 12/27/12 11:09am 12/27/12 11:09am

Why collecting toys is like a heroin addiction

I moved a couple weeks ago, and as a toy collector, I had the unenviable task of packing up all my toys and statues and things (everything involving moving is unenviable, but whatever). This was actually not that difficult, because 90% of my toys were already in boxes. These boxes had only ever been opened up to put… » 11/27/12 8:00am 11/27/12 8:00am