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Boy killed himself after years of bullying, inquest hears

An inquest has heard that a teenager researched suicide online before taking his own life after years of bullying.<p>Ayden Keenan-Olson, 14, was found dead in his bed by his father, Tim Olson, at the family home in Colchester, Essex, at 7.20am on 14 March. He had taken an overdose of prescription …

'160,000 Kids Stay Home From School Each Day to Avoid Being Bullied'

An astounding, alarming, and basically false statistic<p>October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Anti-bullying advocates can sign the End of Bullying Begins With Me petition. They can buy a copy of the book <i>Bullies: Playground Push-around</i> and know that the proceeds are going to support …

How white, black and brown students learn the language of racist bullying

Retro chic and nostalgia are so much a part of our zeitgeist that last year the government thought it too would try it out for size. The resulting "Go home" ad campaign has now morphed into a resounding wish that migrants should not turn up at all.<p>Always able to see through the dissembling of …

How I Became a Bully

I was the kid in school that nobody wanted to be friends with, the kind of kid whose very existence invalidated him from entry into any social groups. I wasn't exceptional in sports or academics; I was too nerdy for the nerds because I read comic books; and my lispy and girly nature was …

Bullies Disguised as Young Women

I recently encountered a situation that baffled me and actually left me speechless. I witnessed this event while I was working an event at my …

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Twitch edges closer to broadcast TV with new feature

Twitch is introducing a new feature to the platform that brings Twitch channels closer to television channels: Individuals will be able to promote other streams on their own channel, even after they've stopped broadcasting themselves.<p>Host Mode will allow any channel owner to "host" any other …

Ingenious 19-year-old Develops Plan to Clean up Oceans in 5 Years

By: Amanda Froelich,<p>With <i>millions</i> of tons of garbage dumped into the oceans annually and repeat incidence of oil spills like the <b>Deepwater Horizon</b></b> …

Planet likely to warm by 4C by 2100, scientists warn

Temperature rises resulting from unchecked climate change will be at the severe end of those projected, according to a new scientific study.<p>The scientist leading the research said that unless emissions of greenhouse gases were cut, the planet would heat up by a minimum of 4C by 2100, twice the …

Rise in violence 'linked to climate change'

<b>Shifts in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study suggests.</b><p>US scientists found that even small changes in temperature or rainfall correlated with a rise in assaults, rapes and murders, as well as group conflicts and war.<p>The team says with the current projected …