Andy Deng

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The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan review – a far reaching legacy

Five days after graduating from Yale, the writer Marina Keegan was killed in a car accident. Her final essay (from which this posthumously published book takes its title), which scrupulously described the feelings of fear, uncertainty and hope associated with graduating from university, went viral. …

Books

Maryland student's 'tragedy of the commons' tweet goes viral | Toronto Star

“It first started off with a bunch of (University of Maryland) kids and teenagers in general retweeting it,” with responses like “Typical UMD. This …

23 Writing Websites to Improve Your Writing

1) Storyfix The absolute authority on story structure, written by author Larry Brooks (<i>Note: I</i> <i>highly</i> <i>recommend</i> <i>Larry’s ebooks on writing</i><i>. Read my</i> …

Writing

The writer behind 'Seven' and 'Fight Club' reveals 5 secrets to excellent writing

But is it me, or does it seem like the quality of that writing has gotten <i>worse</i>?<p>However, this can be a <i>good</i> thing. These days, solid writing really stands out. It can be a competitive advantage in anything you do.<p>Want to know how to improve your writing?<p>Or have you ever thought about crafting the …

Personality cash: why my ATM insists on being called ‘Sally’

Barclays is slowly replacing cashiers in its branches with ‘assisted service counters’. Don’t worry about interacting with actual humans, though – the glorified cash machines have names<p><b>Name:</b> Sally the cash machine.<p><b>Age:</b> Already too old for this joke of a world.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Hard to say, since your …

Cute

Do Your Friends Have These 10 Characteristics? Do You?

“A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your …

Disability

18 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

“Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible. It affects how we manage behavior, navigate social complexities, …

7 simple social skills that will make you more likable

Being likable is entirely under your control. All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills that build emotional intelligence (EQ).<p>To help you out, we sifted through the Quora thread, "What are useful social skills that can be picked up quickly?" and highlighted our favorite …

Research suggests there are 4 types of introverts — find out which best describes you

According to new research, there are four different kinds of introversion: social, thinking, anxious, and restrained.<p><b>Social introverts</b> prefer to socialize in small groups instead of large groups — or simply fly solo. They don't necessarily feel anxious in large groups; they just prefer more …

California 'yes means yes' sex rule moves closer to high school curriculum

Senators pass measure that would mean teenagers being taught new consent standard before they move on to college<p>California lawmakers are a step closer to making the state’s high school students the first in the nation to have mandatory education in the “yes means yes” sexual consent standard that …

High School

The 15 Indie Films You Must See This June

#1. “The Tribe” (June 17)<p>(Film Page)<p>Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytsky<p>Cast: Grigoriy Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy, Alexander Dsiadevich, Yaroslav …

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