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Sober is the new drunk: why millennials are ditching bar crawls for juice crawls

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th November 2017

Is being sober finally trendy? Juice crawls are just one of many booze-free events in the US catering to millennials who are ditching the hooch in favor of clarity On a Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Rachel Floyd and her boyfriend Paul Isham take a shot of a dark yellow liquid called Mother F*#%in Fireball. It […]

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Blind date:’ I drank a lot more than he did’

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th November 2017

James, 34, fashion student, satisfies Lucas, 29, stylist James on Lucas What were you hoping for? A decent human being and some good food. First impressions ? L( the tattoo on his chest ), nice eyes, cool style. What did you talk about ? Exes, TV presents, online dating. Any awkward moments ? I dont […]

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One day our children will ask: where were you in the summer of’ 16?

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th October 2017

These memorable months of terrible massacres, Brexit and political upheaval will mark our culture as indelibly as the summer of love in 1967, says Eva Wiseman Now is the summer of our discontent. The summer of rained-off barbecues, racist trams, death. Of padding into meetings in sodden sandals, and throwing down our notebook with a […]

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The app to cure your loneliness: swipe right for your new BFF | Annie Stevens

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th October 2017

The grim predictability of stock-market reactions to U.S. mass shootings–where before a final tally of casualties can be reached, shares of firearm makers rise–continued Monday in the wake of a Las Vegas attack that killed at least 58 and wounded 515. BTAG 2 TTHistorically, handgun stocks have experienced a bump after a mass shooting for […]

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Blind date:’ Describe him in three terms? Just my form’

Published in Odd and Fun on 7th October 2017

Do Will, 25, TV developing deputy, and Marion, 24, think tank assistant, hit it off? Will on Marion What were you hoping for ? Only the love of my life. First impressions ? Power coat! Chic or intimidating? What did you talk about ? The pain of realising your school wasn’t in a John Hughes […]

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I<3 you: fulfill the nyu professor whose love course is becoming a phenomenon

Published in Odd and Fun on 26th September 2017

Psychiatrist Megan Poes class on the topic has tripled in size in two years. One of her key lessons: romantic love is just a piece of the puzzle Dr Megan Poe has been preoccupied with the subject of love since childhood and now her pet topic is blossoming into a mini-phenomenon. The 42 -year-old psychiatrist […]

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The Goldmans on their pursuing of OJ Simpson:’ We were called racist for not come to terms with the verdict’

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd September 2017

Nearly 25 years after his murder alongside Nicole Brown Simpson, Ron Goldman remains one of the worlds most famous innocent bystanders. As “the mens” they call the killer is granted parole, Goldmans parent and sister explain why they are ready to start fighting all over again Ron Goldman put up a fight before he was […]

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She says she’s not ready for a relationship. Can I win her over?

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th September 2017

Swipe Right is our advice column that tackles the tricky world of online dating. This week: Eva advises a lovesick man to set himself before his dreaming woman Dear Eva, Last year, I started talking to someone I was entirely blown away by. We had plenties in common and a connection, too. I know she […]

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The year of dating selectively: seeing love in 2016 means keeping out’ undesirables’

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th September 2017

Dating apps to which you have to apply to join promise to end time-wasting mismatches New year, new love life. Its a resolution that hundreds of thousands will make this month and January 2016 is expected to see the highest ever number of sign-ups to dating apps. But this year the apps are going in […]

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Tinder users are sharing what they actually look like

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th August 2017

In a self-mocking stand against perfectly posed Tinder paintings, some users are proving their actual physical appearance when looking at Tinder Valentines Day looms, the true Halloween for singletons. Cut to snacking on cereal in the kitchen at 4am, stroking a circa 2006 Facebook picture of your ex, sobbing to Justin Biebers Love Yourself. Tinder, […]

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