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Featured Writers

Yalei Wang

My name is Yalei Wang, I'm an editorial writer specialising in lifestyle, design, culture and personal essay articles. …

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Skills: Feature Writer, Editor, Copywriter, Blogger
Specialisms: Travel, Lifestyle, Features, Fashion, Entertainment, Culture, Art

Jesse Ship

Jesse Ship is a freelance writer / digital marketing specialist with a focus on what's new and what's …

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Skills: Translator, Proofreader, Feature Writer, Editor, Creative Writing, Copywriter, Blogger
Specialisms: Travel, Social Media, Reviews, News, Music, Lifestyle, Journalism, Health, Food, Film, Features, Fashion, Entertainment, Culture, Business, Art

Johannes Musial

reporter

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Skills: Reporter, Feature Writer

Donna Bowater

Journalist and communications consultant

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Shantal Riley

I report on health, science, politics and lot of other stuff. I try to stay positive because life …

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Skills: Reporter, Proofreader, Photographer, Feature Writer, Designer, Broadcaster
Specialisms: Technology, Social Media, Politics, News, Journalism, Health, Features, Environment, Culture

Kim Bellware

Reporter for breaking news, criminal justice, politics, culture and the death penalty -- and some fun stuff, too.

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Skills: Reporter, Feature Writer, Editor, Copywriter, Blogger
Specialisms: Sports, Social Media, Politics, News, Music, Lifestyle, Journalism, Food, Features, Environment, Entertainment, Education, Culture, Business, Art

Latest Articles

Fringe Conspiracy Theorists Think Trump Is an Immortal Alien, Got COVID as Cover to Shapeshift

QAnon is not the only movement getting worked up over Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis. Conspiracy theorists on the extreme fringe also suspect that Trump—who they believe might be an immortal alien—might have contracted coronavirus in an attempt to shed his mortal flesh and shapeshift into something else.
By MJ Banias
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The UFC's 'Fight Island' Was a Strange Portrait of Covid-Era Entertainment

To understand why the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) decided to spend untold fortunes on an audience-free fight at an Arabian island during a pandemic, you need to understand the company’s president, Dana White. He’s a 51-year-old, Irish Catholic, former amateur boxer from Boston who’s become famous for turning mixed martial arts into a multi-billion dollar business. And for doing whatever he wants.
By Peter Bateman
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Brands Declare Black Lives Matter, but Activists See a 'Double Standard' in Asia

Even as well known brands like Nike, Arsenal Football Club, and New Belgium Brewery have declared their support for racial justice in America and Europe, history shows they have profited from—or at the very least, turned a blind eye to—racially motivated oppression abroad, a pattern activists are describing as a hypocritical double standard.
By Andrew Nachemson
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Senate Intelligence Committee Confirms the US Navy Has a UFO Task Force

The Senate Intelligence Committee wants the Director of National Intelligence and the Secretary of Defense to create a comprehensive, unclassified report concerning unidentified aerial phenomena upon the passing of a Senate appropriations bill initiated by Senator Marco Rubio, Motherboard has learned.
By MJ Banias
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100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color

13. Avoid phrases like “But I have a Black friend! I can’t be racist!” You know that’s BS as well as we do. 14. When you endlessly complain about how terrible white people are, you are being that terrible white person. Jeez. 15. Don’t say shit like, “I know what it's like to be a person of color...I’m a ginger!”
By Kesiena Boom
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UFO Over Magé, Brazil Sparks Social Media Panic and Conspiracies

Brazilians in the municipality of Magé, just north of Rio de Janeiro, reported seeing mysterious illuminated objects in the sky Wednesday. Several videos of the objects exploded on Reddit and Twitter, sparking incredible speculation about a crashed UFO that has been picked up widely in the Brazilian press.
By MJ Banias
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UFO Conspiracy Theorists Offer 'Ascension' From Our Hell World for $333

Standing in his warmly-lit living room, the popular UFO conspiracy theorist David Wilcock was telling his YouTube Live audience that the "Illuminati Deep State" was responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic and that he knew the secrets of how to save humanity from the crisis. More than 20,000 people were watching; hundreds of dollars in donations began rolling in via YouTube Superchat. The video now has more than a million views.
By MJ Banias
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Guys Are Acting Out Abusive Behaviour on TikTok – and Girls Are Tuning In

While all of God's creations can be found on TikTok, one species is better recognised than most: the e-boy. Characterised by floppy hair, necklaces, and 90s T-shirts layered over long sleeves, they usually lip-sync and wink their way through songs. Among them, a new trend is emerging. Searching "crazy boyfriend" or "psycho ex" on TikTok reveals a plethora of posts where e-boys scowl, shout or grin menacingly at the camera in what are known on the app as POV (point-of-view) videos. One post, in
By Darcy Jimenez
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Scotland Has Found the Perfect Solution to Homelessness

Eight weeks ago, Chris* was waking to the bitter winter chill of Scotland’s east coast. With nowhere to call home and “absolutely nothing” to his name, he had run out of options, and was living on the streets. “I felt really hopeless, it was so depressing,” recalls the 30-year-old Edinburgh man. But today, he’s feeling a little brighter. “I have a nice room with its own bathroom. It’s restful and I respect everyone here,” Chris says of his current accommodation – Edinburgh’s Old Waverley Hotel,
By Alasdair Lane
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We Asked Delivery Drivers Which Is the Worst Company to Work for

Delivery drivers and riders are generally employed as independent contractors, aka “delivery partners”, which means they receive no sick pay, superannuation, holiday pay, or other benefits. They also get paid according to a delivery algorithm, rather than an hourly rate—which in some cases allows them to earn more money than casual workers—but mostly just leaves them with less than minimum wage.
By Nat Kassel
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How to Get Into UFOs

While everyone is either officially quarantined or simply self-isolating, countless people are stuck at home with plenty of time on their hands. For a paranormal UFOnaut junky like myself, keeping my mind honed towards ‘high strangeness’ is tough. UFO and paranormal conferences are being shuttered and my travel plans have been derailed, I am unable to visit long abandoned bunkers searching for Mothman or chase a UFO in Utah.
By MJ Banias
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Beans Have Been Cool Since Way Before Quarantine

Washington Post food and dining editor Joe Yonan is a man obsessed. A man obsessed… with beans. On February 4, he published an entire cookbook, Cool Beans, focused on—you guessed it: beans. The book contains 125 different recipes including stews, dips, smoothies, and dessert, all including canned or dried beans—and before you think beans? in dessert???, trust us—it works surprisingly well, especially in Yonan's recipe for vegan chocolate mousse. But Yonan isn't the only one with beans on the br
By Joe Yonan
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This Disturbing TikTok 'POV' Trend Is All About Domestic Abuse

One video begins with a teenager cheerfully applying blush and putting on jewellery – before cutting to her staring despondently past the camera, the makeup on her face now simulating bruises and a black eye. The caption: "You go on a date with your abusive boyfriend and it doesn’t end well." In another, a smiling girl enters a dark room. The description tells us she’s been pushed there to "hook up" with the jock, but soon realises there are multiple boys waiting for her. She lip-syncs with fau
By Darcy Jimenez
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300 People Are Trapped at a Music Festival in Panama Because of Coronavirus

Imagine: you’ve spent a fortnight gurning to rib-shaking basslines. You’ve spent hazy afternoons listening to the wisdom of indigenous elders. And you’ve lazed on the sand with a bunch of globe-trotting hippies on Playa Chiquita, one of Central America’s most beautiful beaches. But as you reach the end of your music festival, you realise something’s not quite right. You’re actually stuck here – or more accurately, you’re trapped by local military and their fear of coronavirus. This is currentl
By Anu Shukla
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