17 things every girl needs to remember at all times

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Hannah Gale

Because life isn’t always easy, most of the time it’ll make you want to smack yourself in the face, cry for no reason and eat potato-based products. But that’s a-ok.

Go on, remember these things and try not to have a breakdown today..

1. Nobody on their deathbed ever says that they wished that they had worked more. Any dying regrets will be that they loved harder, lived fuller and embarked on more adventures. Remember that when you’re beating yourself up about your career or lack of. Your work should always be to fund your lifestyle and happiness and not to be the epicentre of your universe. If you’re moping because your career plan just ain’t happening, get a grip. Go on holiday with friends or have a boozy barbecue with family. Don’t ever forget to think about and prioritise what makes you happy.

2. £2.99 eyeliner from Collection 2000…

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Google is working with Ruckus Wireless to build a Wi-Fi network in the cloud

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Google(s goog) is working with Wi-Fi equipment maker Ruckus Wireless(s rkus) to build a large-scale Wi-Fi network in the cloud off of which any business could hang its wireless routers, according to a source familiar with the project who asked not to be named.

Google’s plans to supply Wi-Fi services to small and medium-sized businesses was first reported by The Information on Wednesday. But I have gotten more details on what its network would look like and how it would be rolled out. Google has been working closely with Ruckus, trialing a new software-based wireless controller that virtualizes the management functions of the Wi-Fi network in the cloud, according to my source. The end result would be a nationwide — or even global — network that any business could join and any Google customer could access.

Both Google and Ruckus declined to comment.

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In any large-scale Wi-Fi network, such as…

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Facebook’s product guy is right, the media sucks — but journalists are also right: Facebook has to share the blame

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Facebook (s fb) director of product Mike Hudack lit the fuse on a massive powder-keg of emotion on Thursday, when he posted a rant about the current state of the media. In Hudack’s view, too much of what currently passes for journalism is shallow click-bait. Almost immediately, you could hear journalists across the country popping blood vessels: After all, isn’t the fact that click-bait reigns supreme at least partly Facebook’s fault?

In his post, Hudack says that CNN has become “the network of kidnapped white girls” and that the nation’s newspapers have been mostly “hollowed out” and are “ghosts in a shell.” Meanwhile, BuzzFeed gets criticized for being mostly listicles, and Vox gets slammed for not providing the kind of serious journalism that the Facebook product manager says he was hoping for:

“Personally I hoped that we would find a new home for serious journalism in a format that…

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Americans are leaving their biggest metros, but immigrants keep them grow

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America’s largest metro areas, which are currently gaining population at impressive rates, are driving much of the population growth across the nation. But that growth is the result of two very different migrations–one coming from the location choices of Americans themselves, the other shaped by where new immigrants from outside the US are heading.

Working closely with demographer and Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI) colleague Karen King, I decided to take a closer look at newly released data from the US Census Bureau, which breaks out metro population growth according to its various components. We looked at domestic migration; international migration; and net migration for 2012 to 2013. MPI’s Zara Matheson mapped the patterns.

While many metro areas are attracting a net-inflow of migrants from other parts of the country, in several of the largest metros–New York, Los Angeles, and Miami, especially–there is actually a net outflow of Americans to the…

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A jellyfish processing plant would really like it if Americans ate more jellyfish

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Most Floridians, Georgians, and Carolinians do not like to eat jellyballs. That’s what most coastal Southerners call cannonball jellyfish—Stomolophus meleagriswhich are also known as cabbage-head jellyfish. They’re harmless, small, and among the least venomous of all jelly species, and they’re particularly abundant on the southeastern seaboard. According to Hanna Raskin of the Charleston Post and Courier, jellyballs are “bland at best,” and they’ve often been subject to culinary derision.

But perhaps it’s time to stop joking about jellyfish sandwiches. The small creatures have been an economic lifeline for American shrimpers, who export them to Asia, where, especially in China, Japan, and Thailand, dried jellies are standard fare. There are full-fledged jellyball fisheries in Georgia and Florida, and South Carolina may be about to get its first jellyball processing plant. The growth of this market is a sign of economic and environmental changes on scales large and small, but it’s also surprisingly controversial.

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Yell! Magazine 5/22/14: Half Man, Half Ape, All Technology

Daniel is funny

Here are links to my latest pieces for Yell! Magazine. A lot of fury in these, so beware.

If you insult Rob Zombie on Facebook, he’ll come back with the most sixth grade insult for you possible.


I like it more now that I’ve thought about it, but immediately after I saw it, I was let down by Godzilla.


Death scene montage from a show only six people watch. Also, there’s a penis gun, because penis guns are hilarious. I honestly didn’t know.


We all float down here.


And finally, some cool stuff.



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