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Monthly Archives: November 2017

‘Inspirational’ News Stories That Are Anything But

It’s impossible to spend more than a few minutes online without encountering an inspirational story meant to brighten your day. Which is nice, because it’s probably sandwiched in between a story about a church getting shot up and a story about a mall getting shot up. Maybe there’s a cool new technology, maybe an animal is being adorable. But it’s ...

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Prince Harry to marry Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle in May

Palace aides predict a happy church wedding at St Georges Chapel for prince, 33, and American TV star, 36 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to marry at St Georges Chapel at Windsor Castle next May and will go on their first public walkabout on Friday in Nottingham, the palace has announced. The couple are planning to involve members of ...

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‘What the actual HELL?’ New York Times BUSTED for straight-up POLITICAL ACTIVISM

Bias? What bias? The New York Times wouldn’t know anything about that. They’re just doing God’s work, you know: This morning, the Times editorial board is tweeting here to urge the Senate to reject a tax bill that hurts the middle class & the nation's fiscal health. #thetaxbillhurts — NYT Opinion (@nytopinion) November 29, 2017 Here’s what they’ve been up ...

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The worst places to grow up poor

The report highlights a “self-reinforcing spiral of ever growing division”, with children in some areas getting a poor start in life from which they can never recover. Sorry, your browser cannot display this map Image caption Efforts to improve social mobility need to start early, says the report The children themselves have big ambitions. “I want to be a boxer. ...

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19 Mental Health Self-Care Tips You Swear By (Instead Of At)

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. The holidays are pretty much here, and to help us cope with the stress, we asked readers to tell us their personal tips for staving off the inevitable panic attacks. They told us … by JarOCats by Chan Teik Onn 17 Entry by Hestutomo ...

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16 Things You Can Do For Self-Care That Dont Involve Quitting Your Job Or Splurging On Lipstick

God & Man 1. Take any money you were planning on blowing on something frivolous for the sake of “treating yourself” into an emergency savings account instead. You never know when personal disaster may strike. Having the financial resources readily available to support you in times of personal crisis will make whatever has happened (lost job, natural disaster, medical emergency, ...

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How Meghan made her mark as a ‘real deal’ campaigner

“It was at that moment that I realised the magnitude of my actions. “I had created my small level of impact by standing up for equality,” she was to say some 20 years later, in an International Women’s Day speech before the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. At 15, she was volunteering in soup kitchens. She’s tackled the delicate issue ...

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