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10 Men You Should Never Marry

ShareTweetPinterest (Editor’s Note: The below examples are not intended to gender stereotype. This is merely a list of common pitfalls.) 1. The Late Night Texter You know, the guy who only texts you after midnight. He’s the guy who only contacts you when he wants something or someone to talk to. You can go weeks without hearing from this person, only to rarely get a text full of smiley faces and a message that reads, “Hey! How are you?” They aren’t consistent. Don’t fall into the trap. 2. The Slacker…

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Nick Kyrgios leads latest outpouring of disrespect towards top players

Australias Nick Kyrgios said at Queens of top players: I probably dont show them respect; theyre just good at tennis, as Daniil Medvedev admits: I always wanted Federer to lose Nick Kyrgios says he is happy to keep his feud with Novak Djokovic ticking over at Wimbledon next month while Daniil Medvedev, another of the sports young rebels, uttered the ultimate heresy on Monday when he revealed he always wanted Roger Federer to lose. For the first time since 2013, when the Latvian loose cannon Ernests Gulbis accused Federer, Djokovic,…

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Finding Your Lost AirPods Is So Easy With This Apple Feature

Stephen Lam/Getty Images News/Getty Images Here’s How To Find Lost AirPods If You’ve Misplaced Your Earbuds By Lara Walsh 10 days ago As much as you’d be hard pressed to walk down the street and not see at least a few people sporting wireless headphones, there are arguably a few caveats that have come with your earbuds of choice being way more compact than their predecessors. If you’re like me, you’re probably constantly misplacing your AirPods in your home — and the fact that they don’t have a telling white…

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ITV bans all-male comedy writing teams

Last year, when reviewing the gender balance of sitcom scripts she was sent, she realised that for every script she received from a female writer, she got five from men. After consulting writers, producers, agents and performers, “the first thing I did was I changed my terms of commissioning,” she told Channel 4’s Diverse Festival in Bradford on Monday. “I won’t commission anything with an all-male writing team.” Ms Schuster has launched a scheme called Comedy 50:50 to encourage more female comedy writers. She said female writers struggle because: It…

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How to watch ‘Kidding’ for free

Jim Carrey is perhaps the best example of an actor who rides the thin line of comedy and tragedy since the late, great Robin Williams. In Kidding, his second project with director Michele Gondry since Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Carrey plays a Mr. Rogers-esque television presenter Jeff Pickles, host of Mr. Pickles ‘ Puppet Time. Pickles both heads a massive branding empire and is dealing with an incredibly difficult family life. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. In fact, like most of Michele Gondry’s work, you’ll feel the full range of emotions…

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Eating disorder failures ‘destroying lives’

Research by Beat showed some specialist services had waiting times of more than five months. Chief executive Andrew Radford said: “This research should set alarm bells ringing. “Eating disorders have among the highest mortality rates of any mental illness, yet people’s chances of recovery are being subjected to a lottery, and lives are at risk.” Fears over Instagram eating disorder posts Why my bones are crumbling at 27 Image copyright Justice4Averil Image caption Averil Hart went to the University of East Anglia to study creative writing The committee said the…

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Learning to Measure Success in Units of Joy

ShareTweetPinterest When I was a young woman I longed to finish college so I could finally obtain a high paying job that could give me financial security. As a college student I waited tables to make ends meet, but they hardly ever came together. I scraped by, counting change for gas, begging the phone company to give me another week and not turn my landline off. The difficulties of working full-time while attending college full-time are what eventually convinced me to join the military. They offered a dependable income, free…

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US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East, citing ‘hostile behavior’ by Iran

Tensions between countries on the rise after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on oil tankers The US is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups, Patrick Shanahan, the acting defence secretary, announced on Monday. The move further heightens tensions between the two nations. Last week Washington blamed Iran for Shanahan said in a statement. The recent Iranian attacks validate the reliable, credible intelligence we have received on hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups…

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Snapchat’s New Pride Lenses Will Give Your Story A Rainbow Makeover

Courtesy of Snapchat Snapchat’s Pride 2019 Lenses Will Put A Rainbow Twist On Your Snap Story By Mehak Anwar 21 hours ago It’s officially Pride Month, y’all, and there are so many ways to celebrate. LGBTQ people and allies can attend Pride events, eat and shop at places that support the LGBTQ community, and watch or listen to media made by and featuring LGBTQ people. But Pride celebrations don’t have to be limited to what you do IRL — in fact, Snapchat wants to make it just as easy to…

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Cold Stone’s New Reese’s Ice Cream Cups Are Filled With Peanut Butter & Chocolate Ice Cream

Cold Stone Creamery Cold Stone Creamery’s Reese’s Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cups Are Super Refreshing Bites By Lizzy Rosenberg 9 hours ago Well, my friends, it seems like rainy spring has passed, and summer is finally beginning. And since every summertime celebration — from BBQs, to picnics, and, of course, days at the beach — require a vast selection of tasty treats, you could probably imagine how stoked I am to try Cold Stone Creamery’s Reese’s Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cups. If you’re seeking out an extra summery version of…

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Police say two shot as 1.5m pack Toronto streets for Raptors’ title parade

There were reports a woman had been shot as Toronto Raptors fans crowded into the citys downtown to greet the newly crowned NBA champions Toronto police say two people were shot as Toronto Raptors fans packed the citys downtown to watch the teams NBA title parade. Police said two people had sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries two people had been taken into custody, and the parade was resumed after a short delay. Jennifer Pagliaro (@jpags) Im on the roof of city hall and something is happening. People are running…

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