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The Problem Isn’t That Life Is Unfair – It’s Your Broken Idea Of Fairness

Unless you’re winning, most of life will seem hideously unfair to you. The truth is, life is just playing by different rules. The real rules are there. They actually make sense. But they’re a bit more complicated, and a lot less comfortable,…

209 Seconds That Will Make You Question Your Entire Existence

Whether you’re down, feeling like it just couldn’t get worse or on top of the world one thing is true: Planet Earth–and thus all of its problems and successes–are pretty small. Hard to believe right? Check out this mind blowing…

Why I Don’t Feel Safe Because I Am A Woman

It’s 4 am and I am standing there at the Pettah bus stand waiting for a friend,  to load the Kandy Bus to head off for an outreach program in a few local schools in Matale. I am stripped naked…

I Don’t Feel Safe: I Am A Woman

It’s 4 am and I am standing there at the Pettah bus stand waiting for a friend,  to load the Kandy Bus to head off for an outreach program in a few local schools in Matale. I am stripped naked…

Homeless: I’m Not A Bum, I’m A Human Being (Video)

We see them everywhere, around every corner and the same story: “Can you spare some change. Help a homeless”. At times it gets frustrating. We can’t help but wonder how come they’re not looking for a job or busting their…

Hate My Career: 10 Signs You Should Quit Your Job Immediately

I was once told that, no matter what job you decide to stick to, eventually, it’ll become life-draining. That’s the life-advice I got during my early twenties. Did I take it to heart? Yes, yes I did. I believed it; it seemed…

Here’s What Kim Kardashian’s Nude Photos Teach Us About This Messed Up Society

By now, you are probably aware of the nude photos that Kim Kardashian recently had put on the cover of Paper Magazine. I am not going to post them in this article – if you want to see them, they…

Politically Challenged College Students Show What’s Wrong With America

If you grab a taxi in Mozambique or Nepal and ask the driver who the US president is, or who won the civil war in the United States, chances are they will answer correctly. US politics is nothing foreign to…

Lost In Translation: How To Figure Out What To Do With Your Life When You’re Completely Lost

Time to grow up and give yourself a better childhood. Let me explain, via Bill Gates the Potato Farmer. You know how anyone can be anything they want, right? Well, they can’t. Had Bill Gates been born in a different time…

Accepting The Quarter-Life Crisis: Why Losing Your Sh*t Is Completely Okay

First of all you have to realize that fearing what’s next is totally fine. It’s not a weakness, it’s a human instinct. Now should that be bad? Not necessarily. You can’t be prepared for all sorts of scenarios that can…

Error: Your Brain Has Attempted To Do Some Work: How To Debug Your Life

Our brains are the most bug ridden pieces of junk since Internet Explorer. To replicate one common bug, try telling your brain to “go to the gym”. Most brains will respond by updating their Facebook status, and watching cat videos….

Pack Your Bags: Germany Has Officially Gotten Rid Of College Tuition

It’s officially a fact! College in the great country of Germany is free, now making every single state in the European nation having effectively abolished tuition fees. Now this is one hell of a change, as Germany only started charging…

The Corporate Culture Needs To Die: The Many (Many!) Things You Should Say No To At The Office

The CEO of NewBrand Analytics, Kristin Muhlner, helps different entities monitor their social media “gossip” – brilliant! On top of that, she has also mastered the skill of saying no, an art a lot of us can’t handle due to the…

#CheckYourSelfie: Nestlé Launches Campaign To See How Many Stare At Women’s Breasts In Honor Of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The giant Swiss food and beverage company, Nestlé, has gone all in with their latest sassy campaign towards breast cancer.  In honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, Nestlé FITNESS launched a campaign encouraging women to  #CheckYourSelfie –  a PSA with…

Scholar Of Religion Slams Ignorant CNN Reporters About “Islam Promoting Violence”

 You know, but this is the problem, is that these kinds of conversations that we’re having aren’t really being had in any kind of legitimate way. We’re not talking about women in the Muslim world. We’re using two or three…

Its That Time Of Year Again: 5 Ways To Really Fall For The Fall This Year

I truly love the this time of the year. The freshness that takes place during the humid mornings, the smell of that cold yet energizing scent and of course, the sight of those absolutely uplifting colors dashing on the trees…

Karma Is A B*tch: Homeless Guy Begs On The Streets For An Absolutely Amazing Cause

Homeless people: hate it or love it, there are a bunch of reactions everyone has whenever they come across someone begging for some change. Now reasons may differ as to what brought those homeless people to that situation, but nevertheless,…

Eights iPhone 6 Features That Will Have Millennials More Hooked Up Than Ever

Let’s be honest here, we are all hooked – hooked more than ever. We know it and Apple certainly knows it. Apple’s newest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus means the start of a new addiction, on a whole new…

Student Loans Are Out Of Control: College Or Not, You Need To Watch This

Yep, the summer is officially over and classes are finally in session – why don’t we take a look at how colleges have been making tuition fees more affordable. Exactly, they haven’t! The tuition fees of this generation are out of…

Not All Women: Stereotypes We Should All Stop Believing In

There are many generalizations and stereotypes about women which I come across frequently. I find the higher the standards that a woman holds for herself and those she allows into her life, the less she fits the molds we are about to…