Janet Mcveigh

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What should we do about paedophiles?

A photograph of Aaron Collis regularly appeared in the press while he was on trial. It showed a young man in a crowd of friends, whose faces have been pixelated to preserve their anonymity, and it appears to capture a moment of celebration. The group are bunched together, arms in the air, all …

Sociology

Goodbye to curtains and clutter: how we learned to​ ​buy​​ less stuff

From books and DVDs to furniture and food, Britons are buying fewer material goods. But will freeing ourselves from consumerism make us happier?<p>Five years ago, Kelly Sutton, a 22-year-old software engineer from Brooklyn, got rid of all of his possessions except for his laptop, iPad, Amazon Kindle, …

Minimalism

Easter Rising: How the 1916 insurrection shaped modern Irish history

What was the Easter Rising?<p>On Easter Monday 1916, a group of Irish nationalists staged a rebellion against the occupying British government in Ireland, in an attempt to establish an Irish Republic.<p>The group of rebels hoped to spur the public into rebellion to overthrow the British, but didn’t …

Ireland

Banksy Unmasked?

How statistical spatial analysis is bolstering a theory about who the British artist really is.<p>For years, the true identity of Banksy— the British artist, guerrilla graffitist, and/or provocateur-rapscallion—has more or less eluded an increasingly indifferent public.<p>In 2006, he was supposedly first …

Streetwear

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science | Inc.com

Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better.<p>But science suggests there are a few serious flaws in that reasoning. One, not only does …

Happiness

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