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Why It’s OK to State the Obvious (More Often Than Sometimes Performed by Shane Koyczan)

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Shane Koyczan nails it once again. Relationships, messy and soft and perplexing and beautiful. A first kiss that tastes like pepper. Love like a nuclear power plant plugged into the sun. And stating the obvious.

Comment of the Day: “If he does make tentative steps toward that then recognize that effort…”

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Encouraging openness is important. Not berating a lack of perfection is, too.

Couples Try To Recognize Each Other’s Smell

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How much do you trust your nose? How much should your partner trust your nose?

Comment of the Day: I want to enjoy my crisis with integrity and mindfulness…

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Popular culture loves calling a situation like this a “midlife crisis.” Maybe it should be called a “midlife awakening”.

Friend Zone is Not Just for Guys

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For Gen X’ers, anyone who deviates from the gender norms of the past could be in line for the friend zone.

Grass Roots Fundraising Goes Global

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In 2014 the Global Volunteer Network’s international Eat So They Can fundraiser is gearing up for its biggest party yet.

Comment of the Day: “Improving the Emotional Health of Our Society”

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“….challenging, inspiring and maturing does not need to involve belittling.”

Comment of the Day: “Are we too gender-biased when it comes to violence?”

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Are we too gender-biased when it comes to violence, especially domestic violence?

Wow. This Guy Is Faster than a Speeding Train.

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Watch as James Heptonstall gets off at one stop on the Tube and races to the next stop to beat the train. Hint: He wins. #racethetube

Comment of the Day: “Even if a difference in values may prevent a relationship it shouldn’t prevent a friendship.”

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Even if a difference in values may prevent a relationship it shouldn’t prevent a friendship

You Can’t Watch This Trailer About the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Without Being Sick to Your Stomach

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“We can’t strain the entire ocean without killing the wildlife in it.”

The Walking Dead of the Food Industry

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The GMO debate is hot. This info-graphic might help you sort the GMO question out for yourself.

Comment of the Day: The National Football League: Too Big To Fail?

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“For me, the camel’s back has broken … I’m done.”

What Stereotype About Men Do We Most Need to Bust?

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The GMP Editors were asked and they answered. What do you think?

‘Upon stumbling by chance, on a man waist-deep in quicksand, I need a second to process…’

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Award winning slam poet Guante with a metaphor for our times. A brilliant spoken word performance of “Quicksand”.

What Happens When a Dad Promises His Little Boy He’ll Eat a Cricket?

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Hilarity ensues.