“Died of playing computer games” they say

Russian Schoolboy Dies After 12 Hours of Computer Gaming: http://www.mosnews.com/news/2005/06/21/deadboy.shtml

“They believe that the addiction to computer games did not let the boy to stop shooting at the virtual monsters even when he felt bad. “He was dying but could not tear himself from the game,” he said.”

Sad.

As much as I love computers, and programming, and surfing, I think we’d all be better off playing outside, especially kids.

Lisa

Lisa (Verkley) Schuyler is a blogger reporting live from her new home in Canada’s Yukon Territory. Often found wearing a hoodie, covered in pet hair, Lisa is a mis-placed forester who now spends her days engineering happiness for WordPress users. Lisa loves nature, animals, and most importantly, her handsome husband Jeff.

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