Category : Lifestyle

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Arguing With Idiots: Your Basic Debating Cheat Sheet

A list of ready-made comebacks, because it’s surprisingly hard to argue with a dunce. “Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.” ― George Carlin I really enjoy a good debate. I enjoy getting

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Air Pollution: The UK’s Silent Killer

Air pollution is a huge problem across the UK’s major urban areas, resulting in 40,000 premature deaths each year according to a recent study. The Conservative government needs to wake up to the problem and act now to prevent more damage being done to us

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In Defence of the Millennials

This article is a response to the viral video featuring Simon Sinek’s talk on Millennials in the workplace: At some point in your life you’ve probably experienced an older parent or relative who doesn’t understand something you’ve accomplished, or are passionate about. The first time

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Food Trends Today: A World of Two Extremes?

Eating habits are intensely personal. So much so that, only now that I think about it, I’ve found myself often describing people’s personalities by drawing attention to their food quirks: “Remember my weird housemate from last year who ate three bowls of porridge a day?”

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Social Media Filter Bubbles: Relax, They Won’t Hurt

Like the lurid contrasts of a Warhol, or a compressed pop vocal, our attitudes and beliefs are building in intensity, being reduced and reduced like a sauce into something tart and elemental.  The culprit: algorithmic platforms that entrench our beliefs. The contours of our beliefscape