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Margaret Drabble:’ I am not afraid of demise. I worry about living’

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th November 2017

As life expectancy growths, and scientists search for new ways to outwit fatality, we are beginning to fear old age and longevity more than succumbing. But who chooses when it is the right time to go? We are often told that in earlier experiences all cultures had a concept of the afterlife that everyone believed […]

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What do daydreams intend? The five most frequent interpreted

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th November 2017

Have “youve been” dreamt about failing an exam? If so, a dream researcher says youre in good company Have “youve been” fantasy about failing an exam? If so, youre in good company. In a database of surveys that ask if parties had already been dreamed about certain topics, 45% of respondents said theyd dreamt about […]

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I had an affair while my husband had dementia

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th November 2017

When Rebecca de Saintonge was 49, her husband was diagnosed with dementia. As his health refused steeply, she met a humanity by luck and started on a relationship that presented her the force required to carry on caring for him So now, my charity, I know the worst. So wrote Rebecca de Saintonge in her […]

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Gay men’s lives have changed for the better, and Grindr is part of that | John Paul Brammer

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th November 2017

As brand-new study proves, what are sometimes rejected as hookup apps provide a lifeline and community for those of us far from the bright lights of the big city The first lesbian rail I ever went to was called Tramps. Sequestered in an area in Oklahoma City called the strip, it was a stones throw […]

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Ask Carrie Fisher: I’m bipolar- how do you feel at peace with mental illness?

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th October 2017

Living with mental illness is difficult, Fisher says, and thats why the very important to spot their home communities to share experiences and find comfort in the similarities Dear Carrie , As another person with bipolar affective disorder, I certainly admire the direction that you have spoken candidly about your own mental health issues and […]

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Know: I contended off a mountain lion

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th October 2017

Its claws were in my knees, my cervix, my chest. Its mouth strained over my front from my hairline to the back of my skull I spent most of my early life without tack. Elevated in Minnesota, my family was so large I have six siblings it appeared as though it were survival of the […]

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South Dakota: wild animals and Badlands stir the silver screen be submitted to life

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th October 2017

Pick from decades of movies set in South Dakota and youll hear famed townships, prodigious wildlife and stormy biography, all within easy driving range The good news about Mount Rushmoreis that despite has become a cliche of Americana, it’s genuinely breathtaking. Splendid, actually, specially against a bright blue sky with glooms as fluffy as George […]

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Generation treat yo’ self: the problem with ‘self-care’

Published in Odd and Fun on 26th October 2017

The ancient Greeks encountered self-care as integral to democracy but to retreat from the world in tempestuous seasons carries its own risks Yes, its genuine: Donald Trump is gaslighting us all, and the media is giving him a right hand. The word goes more surreal every day: secret roots, Russian rendezvous, pizza-based pedophile conspiracies. A […]

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Megan Hine: the woman who preserves Bear Grylls alive

Published in Odd and Fun on 25th October 2017

She has been attacked by lions, chased through the jungle by an forearmed pharmaceutical gang and can ignite a burn with a tampon. Fill the undertaking expert who researches stunts and survival jaunts for Bear Grylls She has subsisted gunman snakes , not bathing for three months, gun-brandishing opium farmers and managed to keep dozens […]

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Why duration administration is spoiling “peoples lives” | Oliver Burkeman

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd October 2017

The Long Read: All of our efforts to be more productive backfire and simply obligate us appear even busier and more stressed The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inescapable extinction participated its newest its second phase Monday in the summer of 2007, when staff members of Google gathered to hear […]

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