Social media has turned me into a sexual oversharer

March 25, 2017

… sociologists feel that social media has created a confessional culture that’s filtered into the way we interact in IRL. “It has been argued that we live in a society where we feel obliged to confess our lives for others to consume,” says Dr David Beer. Indeed, sociologist Zygmunt Bauman argued that social media brings with it a pressure to join in and to confess and a resulting fear that if we don’t join in with the confession, we’ll be left out of things. According …

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A city stilled, shocked and then enraged by attack

March 23, 2017

… of conversation. With red and blue tape blocking off every road in the immediate vicinity, commuters struggle to find an alternative route home. Many are on their phones typing text messages or checking in with calls to loved ones. Otherwise the streets are eerily silent. As dusk falls on London, we make our way across Lambeth Bridge at the other end of the Westminster area. It’s the only place nearby that we are able to cross the river to the south. Police at the bridge say they …

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In coach’s rant, a lesson for parents and athletes

March 23, 2017

(CNN)If you’ve been on Facebook this week, chances are you’ve seen someone share comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. UConn hasn’t lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title. Even after more than 30 years as head coach at UConn, Auriemma said that recruiting “enthusiastic kids is harder than it’s ever been.” In the video, he said that …

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10 Things To Bring To Someone In The Hospital Other Than Flowers

March 22, 2017

… clear of lilies because some folks are allergic to them and they can cause severe headaches. So, what else can you give to someone at the hospital? Your loved one is probably having a tough time, and they can definitely use at least one of these gifts. Even the smallest gesture can go a very long way when it comes to passing the time in a hospital bed or having a slightly more pleasant stay. Thumbnail source: Wikimedia Commons / Phronimoi, Flickr / Official U.S. Navy Page, Flickr / vmiramontes …

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Pupils need internet lessons to thrive online, say Lords – BBC News

March 21, 2017

“Children inhabit a world in which every aspect of their lives is mediated through technology: from health to education, from socialising to entertainment. “Yet the recognition that children have different needs to those of adults has not yet been fully accepted in the online world,” say the Lords. Fake news Lord Best added: “There is a lot of material which makes the internet harmful but it can also be hugely beneficial – a way for children to interact and find …

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Anthony Bourdain wakes up to a London in shock after Brexit vote

March 21, 2017

… with beautiful things, in the countryside he has always felt strongly connected to, went a long way towards reassuring me that there ARE happy endings. And to join him for a meal of some of his greatest hits — dishes that we used to gape at in his cookbook, “White Heat,” with longing and wonder — was a dream. So, I made it through with the help of friends — though the city of London seemed to be undergoing a collective nervous breakdown around me. What happens next …

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When To Start Potty Training Boys And Girls

March 20, 2017

… is becoming upset and frustrated, chances are that you may need to try a new method. The key to potty-training success is starting only when you know your child is ready to learn. Thumbnail Source:Flickr Signs Of Potty-Training Readiness Flickr / Gordon It is generally believed that potty-training boys can be a bit slower than potty-training girls, though its really a matter of how you approach the whole process. While every child is unique in his own way, there are common …

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George Osborne: Second-job rules for MPs to be examined – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… Partnership Adviser to fund management firm Blackrock A fellow at the McCain Institute “Unless someone sleeps two hours a night, that’s the only way I can see how this is not [too much],” added Lord Bew. “This is not personal to George Osborne. But [his case] raises the issue of how much time MPs have to devote to their parliamentary work.” …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… “maybe we should have a referendum on whether or not we have a referendum”. Is there a way that could happen? In a way it could, if the SNP were to sink their own government and push for a snap election on a very specific platform of holding a new referendum swiftly afterwards. That would seem a rather unlikely scenario, for many of the reasons outlined above – there is no way Ms Sturgeon could be sure she would win such a vote. If indyref2 has the air of a make or break moment …

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8 Steps You Must Take Immediately If You Suspect There Are Bedbugs In Your Home

March 19, 2017

… PackTite to heat up items that can’t go in the dryer. This device may also be safer for bulky items like books, cushions, and outerwear. #5: Chill Them Out Laura Caseley for LittleThings Your knee-jerk reaction is probably to throw your mattress out straightaway. Don’t do it. Instead, cover the whole thing in a bedbug-proof casing. Even if you wrap it up in plastic and throw it in a dumpster, it won’t necessarily safe, and it’s a great way to spread bugs to …

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The most fashionable Englishwoman in Paris – BBC News

March 18, 2017

… Florence Nightingale, persuading her to stick with her vocation despite the horrified opposition of Florence’s family. On her way to Crimea in 1854, Florence came via Paris where Mohl helped with her arrangements. Clarkey lived so long she spanned the ages. Born in the aftermath of Revolution, she died almost in the modern era. As a young women she had been in love with the handsome historian Claude Fauriel, but that came to nothing, so in 1847 she married the charmingly donnish Julius …

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The Turkey-Netherlands Spat Is A Reminder Of A New Specter Haunting Europe

March 18, 2017

… Porro via Getty Images defeat The fact that Wilders party came in second shows its still a . That night, we had made our way to an avant garde bar. We were full of hopes and dreams. We talked about and wanted to explore minds as curious as ours I wanted to discover new views and face new ideas. Instead, I was lectured by a group of old local hippies at the bar about the beauty of freedom in Europe. Learning that I was coming from Turkey, they instructed me to tell my Muslim countrymen about …

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She Does A Funny Pregnancy Dance On Camera, Then Her Sneaky Mother Posts It On Facebook

March 17, 2017

… background; some people thought it was a prop, but it totally wasn’t. We were having a movie night the night we made the video. It really made my heart smile seeing that our video made people laugh and hearing people say it was a great way to start out their morning. Over all, this video was just to make people smile and laugh in our mad world!” What do you think of this video? Did it put a smile on your face? Let us know in the comments! Due to restrictions, this video …

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healthy breakfast meals healthy breakfast egg recipes good recipe for every one health

March 17, 2017

… table spoon of yogurt on, and top it off with more fruit. You can eat this on the way to school or work. Healthy and totally Instagram worthy. If you have some more time before your classes start you can make yourself pepper eggs and fruit kebabs. This breakfast is healthy, balanced and so pretty to look at. For the diy healthy lunch ideas portion of the video I show you 5 healthy lunch recipes, perfect for back to school. You can prepare these lunches the day before and in the morning, you just …

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Zara Larsson: The pop star with sleep paralysis – BBC News

March 17, 2017

… after submitting the song to her record label, the singer had second thoughts. “I was just like, ‘Wait, hold up, I can’t sing this’. It just didn’t feel right. It felt like I’d broken the girl code, and I didn’t want to do that.” Her goal is to keep improving Image copyright Zara Larsson / Tumblr Image caption Zara met her idol in 2014 – and promptly burst into tears “I’m on my way to becoming a true …

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Tiny Seal Looks Like Hes Been Beached, But Hes Actually Having The Time Of His Life

March 14, 2017

I don’t know about you, but I am ready for winter to be over. All the fun of the holidays came and went, and now we’re stuck in the second half of the season with all the cold weather but none of the family-filled holidays to celebrate. While some people in different parts of the country are experiencing sunshine, we on the East Coast are having erratic temperature changes below-freezing mornings give way to hopeful high temperatures, which then turn to blizzards. And don’t …

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She Carefully Slices Into Hardboiled Eggs To Create Adorable Easter Chick Deviled Eggs

March 14, 2017

… bird’s nest, and celebrate the growing seasons with friends and family. At Easter, lots of folks around the country greet the season by collecting eggs as a symbol of life. Lots of kids grow up doing egg hunts with the family, and if you ask us, Easter chick deviled eggs are the perfect way to use up all those eggs after they have been gathered! Scroll through to print out the recipe and learn how to make these tasty treats yourself! Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Cut a small …

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Couple Stands Together In A Field, But When They Open Their Eyes Theyre Covered In Paint

March 13, 2017

Gender reveals are a surprise to everyone involved, but the way that the couple decides to put together their big day is always a much bigger production in this day and age. Although everyone doesnt make their gender reveal a huge party, when a couple decides they are going to, you know its going to be entertaining and fun. So, when Rob and Paige decided to host their gender reveal party, they decided to do something unique. The two of them dressed in all white, they invited all of their …

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11 Midwestern Terms And Sayings That Everyone Else Will Wish Theyd Grown Up Using

March 11, 2017

… vocabulary? Did we miss any important Midwest slang? Let us know in the comments! Please SHARE with your family and friends on Facebook to see if they know any of these common terms. [H/T: The Daily Meal] 1. Bubbler Flickr / Josh To Midwesterners, “bubbler” means water fountain. Now, if you ask me, that is way, way more fun! Where did the rest of the country go wrong? 2. Holler Tail Flickr / Jessica Spengler No, “sweeper” does not …

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10 Little-Known Facts About International Superstar Tom Jones

March 11, 2017

… It’s justso1970s. Before Tom became the mega-star and international sex symbol that he is today, he had to climb his way up to the top all the way from a small town in South Wales. To begin the Tom Jones biography, he was born in Treforest, a village with a population of roughly 5,000 people. His father worked in the mines, as many men in that village did. This could have also been Tom’s destiny, but that’s just not how the stars aligned. These 10 things about Tom Jones may …

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Why I bought my daughter heroin – BBC News

March 10, 2017

… there was nothing else I could do. So I said to her, “Is there any way we can do this – on the street?” She spent a good hour and a half ringing around, and people could only offer her heroin, not methadone. That’s how we ended up in the middle of a local town with me handing over my hard-earned money to buy a drug. The problem really started five years ago, when she was 18. She had some life changes in terms of friends going off to university and changes in a long-term …

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Geri Horner: Why my son is named after George Michael – BBC News

March 10, 2017

… sports car she bought with her first “fat pay cheque” from Virgin Records. Ahead of the broadcast this Saturday, the star sat down with BBC News to reflect on the decade that changed her life. Along the way, she reveals the creative tensions that split up the Spice Girls, her first meeting with George Michael and her time as a Turkish TV show hostess. Media captionGeri Horner recalls her first Spice Girls pay cheque What struck you most about the 1990s while making the documentary? …

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The Country That Everyone Used To Know

March 10, 2017

… His thin skin and fear of criticism has made him decline a fun evening at the White House Correspondents Dinner. He is the first president in 36 years to not attend. He didnt attend the Gridiron dinner either where both parties make fun of each other and themselves. Even former President George W. Bush can accept the reality of being a comics target as a public figure, and finds a way to enjoy himself, telling Jimmy Kimmel, I love humor, and the best humor is when you make fun of yourself. …

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