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What Is a Parasocial Relationship (and How to Know If You’re in One)?

If you spend any time on Twitter or other social media platforms, you’re bound to encounter words that you usually learn in therapy. “Gaslighting” is one. “Toxic” is another that is thrown around so often it has started to lose its meaning. And lately, a new contender has entered the ring: “Parasocial relationship.”Read more… Continue […]

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What Is a Parasocial Relationship (and How to Know If You’re in One)?

If you spend any time on Twitter or other social media platforms, you’re bound to encounter words that you usually learn in therapy. “Gaslighting” is one. “Toxic” is another that is thrown around so often it has started to lose its meaning. And lately, a new contender has entered the ring: “Parasocial relationship.”Read more… Continue […]

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Fans ashes fired out of confetti cannon during Tiësto closing set at Creamfields

Recently, the ashes of a Tiësto fan were fired out of a confetti cannon during the legendary producer’s main stage set at Creamfields Music Festival in Daresbury, UK. Tragically, long-time dance music fan Stuart Mitchell took his own life in July, leaving behind a three-year-old son. Before his passing, Mitchell purchased tickets to Creamfields for […]

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How to Deal with a Traitorous Asshole Leaving Your Team in a Perfectly Rational Way, Screw Him He’s Not That Good Anyway, I’m Not Bitter, Whatever, He’s Overrated

The scenes outside the Camp Nou soccer stadium in Barcelona say it all: A grown man crying into the jersey of Lionel Messi, because the once-in-a-generation superstar is leaving the club this summer after nearly 20 years due to an impasse with his contract renewal. Read more…

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How to Deal with a Traitorous Asshole Leaving Your Team in a Perfectly Rational Way, Screw Him He’s Not That Good Anyway, I’m Not Bitter, Whatever, He’s Overrated

The scenes outside the Camp Nou soccer stadium in Barcelona say it all: A grown man crying into the jersey of Lionel Messi, because the once-in-a-generation superstar is leaving the club this summer after nearly 20 years due to an impasse with his contract renewal. Read more…

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How to Deal with a Traitorous Asshole Leaving Your Team in a Perfectly Rational Way, Screw Him He’s Not That Good Anyway, I’m Not Bitter, Whatever, He’s Overrated

The scenes outside the Camp Nou soccer stadium in Barcelona say it all: A grown man crying into the jersey of Lionel Messi, because the once-in-a-generation superstar is leaving the club this summer after nearly 20 years due to an impasse with his contract renewal. Read more…

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12 Ways to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

Now that summer has officially started and the temperatures (and humidity) are getting up there, a lot of people are trying to stay cool. Sure, some can just turn on their air conditioning, but not everyone has that option. And even if you do, you might be looking to save some money on your electric […]

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Being a Sports Fan Sure Is a Bad Deal

I’ve been thinking about my return-on-investment with sports, and I have to say—I think it’s a bad deal. Not that there’s anything inherently wrong with being a sports fan, of course, but if you consider the costs—combined with the limited emotional payoff of your team never quite winning anything—your loyalty might…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Why Sports Make You Miserable, According to Science

On Monday, a seismic shakeup hit the world of European football, threatening to alter the DNA of the biggest sport on Earth. The formation of an invitation-only European Super League, in which 12 of the continent’s economic powerhouse clubs will compete, sharing lavish sums of cash between them, has the sport’s 4… Read more…

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Star Wars: The High Republic Show Host Krystina Arielle Is the Fandom’s Embattled Future

During the January 4 showcase of Disney and Lucasfilm’s upcoming slate of new projects set in the era of the High Republic, Skywalker: Family at War author Kristin Baver took a moment to introduce Krystina Arielle, the new host of Star Wars: The High Republic Show. It’s a bi-monthly YouTube series delving into the…Read more… […]

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Someone Built A Working Plane In Minecraft And It Looks Terrifying

Over on the Minecraft subreddit, MrCatFace8885 has created a rather impressive and scary looking plane. Using Redstone, slime blocks and pistons, MrCatFace8885 was able to build a working plane in Minecraft without special mods. Though I’m not sure I would actually want to fly in this loud, convulsing contraption.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Someone Built A Working Plane In Minecraft And It Looks Terrifying

Over on the Minecraft subreddit, MrCatFace8885 has created a rather impressive and scary looking plane. Using Redstone, slime blocks and pistons, MrCatFace8885 was able to build a working plane in Minecraft without special mods. Though I’m not sure I would actually want to fly in this loud, convulsing contraption.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Fatboy Slim will perform in a fan’s living room for his final tour stop

Remember the LCD Soundsystem song, “Daft Punk is Playing at My House?” Well, Fatboy Slim might just have the next best thing. Fatboy Slim is embarking upon a stadium tour throughout the UK and Ireland, and for his final tour stop, he will be playing at the most unique location of them all—a fan’s living […]

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Cashmere Cat invites fans to submit music for his next mix

Forget representation, social media following, or booking gigs. Garage, house, and future bass connoisseur Cashmere Cat has invited fans to submit their music to him so that he can feature it in his next mix. In his social media posts announcing the offer, the Norwegian artist states, “I am making a new mix. I want to make […]

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Cashmere Cat invites fans to submit music for his next mix

Forget representation, social media following, or booking gigs. Garage, house, and future bass connoisseur Cashmere Cat has invited fans to submit their music to him so that he can feature it in his next mix. In his social media posts announcing the offer, the Norwegian artist states, “I am making a new mix. I want to make […]

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