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  • Telegraph: 'Concerned mums and dads set the desired study time on the Study Ball and attach it to their child's ankle.

    'A red digital display counts down the "Study Time Left" and the device beeps and unlocks when the time expires.

    'The prison-style device weighs 9.5 kg (21 pounds), making it difficult to move while wearing it.'

    See also ball and chain.

    May 19, 2009

  • Apalling. Just what kids need to encourage them to love learning. What a ball!

    May 19, 2009

  • Surely a joke?

    May 19, 2009

  • presumably intends it as a spoof item; I wouldn't put it past some parents to take the idea seriously, though.

    May 19, 2009

  • Sounds like April 1 leftover to me.

    May 19, 2009