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Most Depressing Day of the Year

South Africa's unemployment crisis: Begging for jobs

BBC News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Since the beginning of the year, 300,000 jobs have also been lost, with the hardest hit being young people. "I've given up on job hunting after 12 years of trying, it's depressing," says Thabiso Molaka, who sells mobile phone chargers in Hyde Park, one ...
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James Blake Opens Up About the Things That Make Him Happy

GQ Magazine - ‎16 hours ago‎
Twenty-seven-year-old Blake rose to fame as a dubstep-y, EDM-influenced songwriter back when he was 21-year-old Blake—and like most people, he's changed a lot in his twenties. But his ... So, people always talk about how your music is very sad.

Welcome To Shakotan Forest

Speedhunters (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
Rewind to one year ago, when I along with others in attendance at an epic meeting in Sagamiko Pleasure Forest, were sure the event would never happen again.

Health confessions from people in our most populous centres - ‎6 hours ago‎
Sovereign used a series of factors to award people "bonus" or "penalty" years, estimating the number of years their habits may earn them in extra life, or cost them by bringing forward their deaths. ... Fifty-fve per cent of Aucklanders worked 40 hours ...
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Five Climate Successes Since “An Inconvenient Truth”

CleanTechnica - ‎16 hours ago‎
World leaders formally signed the Paris Agreement this Earth Day, marking a turning point in the movement for climate solutions by setting a long-term goal of keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius.

Martin Breheny: Welcome movement in Leinster undergrowth

Irish Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
But even then the most sophisticated of structures will only bring success if enough natural talent is available to feed into them.
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The Best And Worst Of WWE Raw 5/23/16: A Hard Sneeze

UPROXX - ‎14 hours ago‎
Rollins returning way ahead of schedule from a Torn Literally Everything to Pedigree Roman Reigns at Extreme Rules is one of the best stories of the year, because for all his faults, Rollins is one of the best and most reliable performers on the roster ...

Be Very Not Disappointed by the First Song from TTNG's New Album, 'Disappointment Island'

Noisey (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
We spent about five years there, in which time he started playing in a band called Pennines before joining This Town Needs Guns as vocalist, replacing original singer Stuart Smith.
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Australian election 2016: Tony Burke accuses Coalition of 'making up' Labor policies – politics live

The Guardian - ‎May 23, 2016‎
All the day's campaign news with Gabrielle Chan. Updated ... They went in with a figure of a $67bn blowout over four years, which extrapolated to 10 years produced a $200bn blowout. By the ... They are both measures that both sides of politics for more ...

The Only Travel App You Need To Download Before Your Trip Abroad Is Tinder

Elite Daily - ‎19 hours ago‎
Two inordinately long flights and eight bags of stale airport trail mix later, I found myself alone in New Zealand - a relatively impromptu vacation I'd planned in an attempt to regain some semblance of sanity after almost two years in NYC. ... This ...

Great Explorations in Kenya

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 23, 2016‎
CALVIN COTTAR moves through dense, hilly bush carrying a cocked rifle with the silent confidence of someone who has learned safari secrets passed down over generations.

50 Places in Seattle That You're Taking for Granted - ‎10 hours ago‎
Machiavelli is the most dependable and reassuring restaurant in Seattle—the service is always competent and confident, and the food always delicious and fast (except the chicken-liver lasagna, please allow 20 minutes for baking).

How Manny Stul overcame disaster to save Moose Toys

The Australian Financial Review - ‎20 hours ago‎
"The numbers are staggering, incomprehensible; I love getting up in the morning and coming here," says the 67-year-old, who debuts on the BRW Rich 200 this year at number 39 with wealth of $1.2 billion. Stul shares the company's leadership and ...

Supermarket vouchers and 'shitty' flowers: media's worst-ever leaving gifts

The Spinoff - ‎13 hours ago‎
When I read Carolyn Robinson's heartbreaking story about her final days at TV3 and found out she'd been dispatched with a $100 Whitcoulls voucher, I immediately recalled my own leaving party at More FM Wellington. I'd been their breakfast host for ...

After years of alleged bullying, a 13-year-old girl killed herself. Is her school district responsible?

Virginian-Pilot - ‎16 hours ago‎
On a personality quiz that Emilie was required to take for class, she described her "bad day symptoms" as "crying, depressing, yelling and screaming, passive resistance, and going into a trance," the complaint says. Her Internet search history showed ...
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Is it time for Phillies to release Ryan Howard? - ‎22 hours ago‎
One of the most uncomfortable: Handling the final year of Ryan Howard's awful contract. When 2016 began, the Phillies looked improved, but far from a contending team in the tough National League.

The Flash will finally prove he's the fastest man alive by defeating that dude who's obviously faster than he is

A.V. Club - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Fresh Off The Boat (ABC, 8 p.m.): Our notorious failure to watch Tuesday mainstay iZombie has obscured the fact that we also don't watch Fresh Off The Boat, for no particular reason beyond, damn, there's just so much TV these days. ... a 12-episode ...

Iris (6) compared to Monet, sold art to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and has a therapy cat called Thula

Irish Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Six-year-old Iris Grace Carter Johnson struggles with social interactions, but loves looking at her Facebook page, where she has almost 200,000 fans.
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He's Coming Home: Why Halloween Will Return With A Vengeance

Dread Central - ‎18 hours ago‎
Watching Rob Zombie's Halloween in theaters in 2007 was the single most depressing experience of my movie going life. A two-hour deluge of synthetic grit ... Worse than all others, yes, but easy enough to ignore (as I have done every day since that ...

When Brother and Sister Became Sister and Brother

New York Magazine - ‎22 hours ago‎
Eleven years her senior, James had always felt protective of the little girl who hated wearing dresses and wouldn't comb her hair, who was awkward and ungainly, who prized the life-size Xena: Warrior Princess cardboard cutout she kept in her room, and ...