How do you know when it’s ‘fake news’?

How do you know when it’s ‘fake news’?

Facebook: Fake news can be spotted with this new tool Facebook has introduced a new tool to help users spot fake news stories. Last Thursday, a new prompt appeared at the top of users’ news feeds called “How to spot false news”, offering advice on how to recognise fake news articles and prevent them from spreading. Facebook said it was also said it was taking steps to make it more difficult for those posting fake news…

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The History of Euthanasia

The History of Euthanasia

The History of Euthanasia In my previous article, The Euthanasia Argument – in detail, I talk about the facts, widely viewed opinions across the world and the pros and cons of Euthanasia. Now, I will be going into the history of Euthanasia to see if this will better our understanding and help us decide whether we are for or against the issue. Don’t forget to leave a comment in the comment box below. A brief…

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The TOP 15 fizzy drinks – as voted by YOU

The TOP 15 fizzy drinks – as voted by YOU

The TOP 15 fizzy drinks – as voted by YOU! Yes, they’re bad for you and full to bursting with sugars and other chemicals, but on a hot, clammy summer’s day, nothing hits the spot like a few gulps from your favourite, ice cold carbonated beverage, especially if you happen to be hungover. The top 15 fizzy drinks will be sure to get you craving an ice cold can in the sun. What ever happened…

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Spotify VS music industry

Spotify VS music industry

Spotify VS music industry There’s a lot of buzz these days around music streaming subscription services and how they will impact the music business. It seems like every other week some famous artist is ranting about how much they hate Spotify, the world’s biggest music subscription service, complaining about their low royalty rates. To put it frankly, their vision is short-sighted. Below is my attempt to shed some light on this controversial subject, Spotify vs music…

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The euthanasia argument

The euthanasia argument

The euthanasia argument – in detail Introduction Euthanasia is the act of deliberately ending a person’s life to relieve suffering. For example, a doctor who gives a patient with terminal cancer an overdose of muscle relaxants to end their life would be considered to have carried out euthanasia. Assisted suicide is the act of deliberately assisting or encouraging another person to kill themselves. If a relative of a person with a terminal illness were to obtain powerful sedatives, knowing…

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Benefits of being bilingual

Benefits of being bilingual

Benefits of being bilingual Sometimes one language is just not enough. It is every parent’s dream to birth a magnificently smart and genius child – some trying and failing, to teach the offspring arithmetic and basic language skills since birth while crossing their fingers for the child to get the mother’s brains or father’s wit. Frankly, one language and genetics really do not suffice if a brainchild or the next Albert Einstein is desired. Only the…

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How to combat stress

How to combat stress

How to combat stress and control it It’s not a secret that we all get stressed, this can be due to a multitude of reasons. Being stressed isn’t ideal, and because I’ve been stressed for quite a while I’ve picked up a few tricks on how to combat stress. Worries and anxiety are never going to go away unless you remove yourself from a stressful situation (which is nearly impossible if the situation is work or…

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Record Store Day 2017

Record Store Day 2017

Record Store Day 2017 Record Store Day 2017 is fast approaching, and you won’t be disappointed by the events planned on the 22nd April. For the 10th annual record store day, over 500 artists have released some of their best works on vinyl in the hope it will tempt you into a nearby record emporium. Record Store Day 2017 will be a celebration of independent record shops all over the world, with artists such as David Bowie,…

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Conscious Consumerism

Conscious Consumerism

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Conscious Consumerism Those who criticise people for enslaving, exploiting, and eliminating entire races, but also are the first in line to buy a new Nike shoe when it comes out, are living hypocrisy. There is blood on their hands. Some people really just don’t know, but if they are aware of how Nike (and other brands) treat their workers and employees then they are as bad as the…

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Mental Health in Young People

Mental Health in Young People

Mental Health in Young People – WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? Many aspects of today’s society can be bad news for the mental health of young people throughout the UK. As they grow and develop, children have to navigate a complex and ever-changing world, facing challenges and pressures in numerous aspects of their lives. Family breakdown is widespread. There is so much pressure to have access to money, the perfect body and lifestyle. Materialist culture heavily influences…

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