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‘I cut my whisker every day’: revelations of a( exceedingly) vain soldier

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th October 2017

After decades of denial, Im hearing to embracing my inner diva I once had an controversy with a girlfriend about the words of Carly Simons Youre So Vain, a ballad I had long appeared bird-dog me. Its doesnt making such a gumption, I said. Why would a vain person want to imagine that that psalm […]

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Amal Awad: ‘Arab girls have traditionally been written about in a extremely patronising way’

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th October 2017

In our succession Beauty and the books, we chitchat to those who love both books and charm concoctions. Here the author talks about her staying love of kohl eyeliner, Marian Keyess novel Watermelon and addressing up for Arab women With insight into both the western and Arabic world-wides, the author Amal Awad is examining how […]

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I’m a high-functioning husband with autism coping with health questions- do I bother dating?

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th October 2017

Swipe Right is our advice column that undertakes the knotty world-wide of online date. This week: how much to disclose about an illness when youre ready to date Dear Eva, I am a 27 -year-old fellow from Canada. Im a high-functioning autistic( and was simply diagnosed last year ), and Ive struggled for most of […]

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In defence of pretentiousness | Dan Fox

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th October 2017

The long speak: In an age that hero-worship the genuine, it has become a innuendo for all seasons the easy acces to tear down the poseurs and announce youre not one of them. But without it, life is indeed very monotonou indeed Pretentiousness is always someone elses misdemeanour. Its never a crime in the first […]

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Japanese experts cast doubts concerning poll attaching sexless singles to low-grade birth rate

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th October 2017

Survey says 40% of young Japanese beings are virgins but experts refute claim country is standing a collective loss of libido Japanese experts have objection a questionnaires am of the view that celibacy syndrome is a plausible justification of the two countries low-toned birth rate and that young Japanese parties are alone in showing less […]

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Mobile dating apps goading HIV epidemic among AsiaaEUR( tm) s adolescents, says UN

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd October 2017

Smartphone technology has increased the opportunities for casual sex and led to a spike in HIV infections among adolescents in Asia, researchers find United Nations research has acquired the growing expend of mobile dating apps by young homosexuals males is a major factor in a brand-new HIV epidemic among boys in Asia, the Guardian can […]

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‘ It’s not me, it’s you ‘: a loser’s guide to dealing with abandonment

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th September 2017

Hearing no is hard to take, be it after a time, at work, or on social media. So how do you cope? You never forget your first no, do you? It seems like only yesterday that I was sitting red-faced in the wendy house, being told I couldnt gambling because I was a boy. The […]

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Met Gala 2016: couture and technological sciences convene in cutting-edge fad

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th September 2017

Gala celebrates the opening of the Manus x Machina exhibit and affords an answer for a debate that has stewed for decades is fashion art? The red carpet is down, the catering is in. Amid the glamour of the Met Gala it is easy to forget that fashions Oscars are held to celebrate the liberalisation […]

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Rejection is built into online dating. Politeness should be too | Keren Levy

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th August 2017

Dating websites ever verify a spike in interest in the aftermath of Christmas. Congratulates, politenes and clarity in communication “il be going” a long way to improving all users experiences Its a numbers game. So replies everyone, to everyone else, about internet dating. Built into the system, then, is abandonment and rejecting. But had only […]

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Women tap into new personas as mobile internet strategy targets urban India | Amrit Dhillon

Published in Odd and Fun on 29th August 2017

A programme to improve digital literacy has provided 1.2 million women in rural India with better access to technology hitherto repudiated them by a conservative culture Sheetal Bootolis husband refused to let her touch the mobile phone. What the fuck is you do with it? Youll spoiling it, he suggested. Its an attitude very familiar […]

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