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We are approximately at the midpoint of the semester. Which means that everything is in full swing and your to-do list is almost certainly bulging. In this article Nathan Palmer introduces us to the concept of contaminated time and explains how it contributes to our sense of feeling overwhelmed.
“‘Blorft’ is an adjective I just made up that means ‘Completely overwhelmed but proceeding as if everything is fine and reacting to the stress with the torpor of a possum.’ I have been blorft every day
John Holcroft is a well-known British illustrator who has worked for BBC, Reader's Digest, The Guardian and the Financial Times, among others. However, what makes him famous are not his employers, but the brilliant satire reflected in his illustrations and the retro style he uses to create them.
Over and over, when it comes to marriage the elders point to decisions that completely ignore the evidence and show bad judgment. They believe there are a set of signs so strong and compelling that they tell you to get out of the relationship. Howeve...
Terwijl we ons in Nederland al jarenlang druk maken over wel of geen Zwarte Piet en het soebatten over racisme, lachen ze ons op Aruba vierkant uit. Men snapt niets van alle commotie rondom de knecht van Sinterklaas.
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