Tag Archives: Opinion

Why Sinead’s Suicide Talk Shouldn’t Be Ignored — Watch Golden Gate Bridge Documentary [Video] [Opinion]

An IFC documentary produced on suicide sheds light on what it’s like for mentally ill people who are consumed with thoughts of ending their own lives. As singer Sinead O’Connor is once again making headline news for her comments regarding suicide, it appears that those who feel those threats should be ignored or taken lightly may be making a grave ...

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Why Sinead’s Suicide Talk Shouldn’t Be Ignored — Watch Golden Gate Bridge Documentary [Video] [Opinion]

An IFC documentary produced on suicide sheds light on what it’s like for mentally ill people who are consumed with thoughts of ending their own lives. As singer Sinead O’Connor is once again making headline news for her comments regarding suicide, it appears that those who feel those threats should be ignored or taken lightly may be making a grave ...

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Reported To HR For Period Pain: Woman’s Menstrual Cramps Made Male Colleague Feel ‘Uncomfortable’ [Opinion]

A woman has committed a heinous crime in the workplace and was subsequently reported to Human Resources. What did she do? She was on her period and having terrible menstrual cramps, so, because painkillers hadn’t had any effect, she decided to use a hot water bottle she kept in her drawer to try and reduce the pain. Her crime was ...

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Reported To HR For Period Pain: Woman’s Menstrual Cramps Made Male Colleague Feel ‘Uncomfortable’ [Opinion]

A woman has committed a heinous crime in the workplace and was subsequently reported to Human Resources. What did she do? She was on her period and having terrible menstrual cramps, so, because painkillers hadn’t had any effect, she decided to use a hot water bottle she kept in her drawer to try and reduce the pain. Her crime was ...

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Christopher Miller Sets Legal Precedent In Tennessee Kratom Case [Opinion]

An exciting precedent was set regarding kratom’s legality in Tennessee this week. The presiding District Attorney in Nashville retired the case entirely. Earlier this month, I contacted Nashville’s Metro PD in regards to the article I had written about Christopher Miller’s arrest. I wanted to make sure that they not only knew that the information they were quoting (that kratom ...

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Are Brain-Boosting Performance Enhancers Invading Silicon Valley? [Opinion]

In the past year, some mildly obscure cognitive-enhancing compounds called “nootropics” have burst onto the scene. From the CBS show Limitless, based on the film of the same name, to a series of news pieces at CNN and elsewhere, nootropics are now starting to gain the attention of everyone from students to entrepreneurs. In fact, the Washington Post recently talked ...

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Forget Suicide Drama ’13 Reasons Why’ — Teens Need To Watch AGT’s Mandy Harvey Sing ‘Try’ Instead [Opinion]

Let’s face it, being a teenager is hard, and maybe that’s why many relate to the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. The world has changed and it’s not the same place it was when older generations grew up. The idea of being gunned down in school was a foreign concept and no one over the age of 30 could have ...

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How Planned Parenthood Can Be Defunded And The GOP Can Still Help Women In New Healthcare Bill [Opinion]

Many women were upset with the Republican Party over their latest attempt at a healthcare bill, with many upset due to Planned Parenthood being defunded. But there is a way the GOP can do this and still help every American woman. Everyone knows Planned Parenthood as the “abortion place,” but they and millions of women will tell you that they ...

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The Problem With ‘Healthy Vending Machines’ [Opinion]

A story recently broke about a vending machine that prompts “healthy choices” by introducing a time-delay for “unhealthy” snacks. The project, according to a report from TIME, was started by preventive medicine experts at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center and funded by the National Institutes of Health. Sounds great, right? Encourage people to eat better by frustrating them. Unfortunately, it’s ...

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World Autism Awareness Day: The Truth About Autism Awareness [Opinion]

Buildings and landmarks around the world will “light it up blue” tomorrow, in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day. Tweets will be tweeted, Facebookers will Facebook, millions will wear blue and feel they have done their part in the autism awareness revolution. While all of this goes on, parents and loved ones that support a child with autism will feel ...

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