Selected Features

 

 

 
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Observer Magazine, When stag nights go wrong

A stag night used to mean a few drinks down the pub. Now it’s a test of masculinity fuelled by cheap airfares and alcohol. Sirin Kale hears about those who lost so much more than just a night’s memories. Read more.

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Wired, In India, high-pressure exams are creating a student suicide crisis

From across India, thousands of students travel to the northern city of Kota to receive private coaching in the hopes of being accepted into one of the country's top technical colleges. And for some, the pressure to succeed is overwhelming. Read here.

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The Guardian, Logged Off: Meet The Teens Who Refuse to Use Social Media

Generation Z has grown up online – so why are a surprising number suddenly turning their backs on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat? Read here.

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The Guardian, Binge Drink Britain: How One Weekend Bender Can Ruin Your Life

Just one big night out drinking can lead to pancreatitis – a painful and potentially fatal illness. Young people describe how their lives changed dramatically overnight. Read here

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The Guardian, ‘Get shredded in six weeks!’ The problem with extreme male body transformations

Men’s Health magazine has transformed many men – and its own fortunes – by featuring extreme muscle makeovers. But does changing shape fast have a dark side? Read here