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How reading can improve our mental health

How reading can improve our mental health

Warmer weather and longer evenings are finally here. A welcome respite from endless winter days, summer is often seen as a chance to get outside and focus on our mental health. And while it may not involve much physical activity, reading a book in the sun may be just the brain food you need. With the change in the seasons comes a change in priorities. Today this is largely driven by...

By Brighton, UK
Explaining Gen Z’s unsurprising adoption of nihilism

Explaining Gen Z’s unsurprising adoption of nihilism

Young people face a world of uncertainty. Climate change, political turmoil, growing wealth inequality, and many more knock-on capitalist trends have caused a rise in nihilistic attitudes. What is nihilism - and how can it both be freeing and oppressive? Whichever way you look at it, the world faces an ambiguous future. Regular IPCC reports present a bleak late-century climate, largely destroyed by rising emissions. Wealth inequality continues to grow....

By London, UK
Opinion – ‘Kim, there are people that are dying’ is a toxic mindset

Opinion – ‘Kim, there are people that are dying’ is a toxic mindset

The popular phrase has become a default when we – or others – complain about trivial things in our lives, but could this thought process be damaging? We live in the era of heightened global awareness, with the ability to know what’s going on in virtually any part of the world at any time. If you have news app notifications on, you know how disconcerting it is to receive a ping...

By London, UK
Nike files lawsuit accusing StockX of selling fake sneakers

Nike files lawsuit accusing StockX of selling fake sneakers

The reseller platform is being accused of copyright infringement and lying about its authentication processes, both of which have resulted in the sale of counterfeit Nikes. Greats news for those of us constantly missing out on the latest sneaker drop, bad news for resellers who earn the entirety of their rent money by reselling sought after shoes on StockX. A legal battle over intellectual property rights for sneaker NFTs has...

By London, UK