Drivers in Kenya are protesting against being “Uber hslaves” — Quartz

Uber is encountering some bumps in Nairobi, one of its biggest markets in Africa. After months of protest and attacks by taxi drivers hoping to intimidate drivers and customers of the taxi hailing app, the company is now facing strikes from its own Uber drivers over a fare cut announced last week. Protesters in Nairobi… via… Continue reading Drivers in Kenya are protesting against being “Uber hslaves” — Quartz

Amber Heard’s Friend is Vehemently Defending Her Abuse Claims on Twitter — Dating, Fitness, Celeb Gossip & Everything College | CC

Jason Merritt | Getty Images for Art of Elysium Amber Heard’s friend Tillett Wright defended her abuse claims on Twitter last night, saying she was on the phone while Johnny Depp was beating her. The artist went on a rant last night in an effort to blast a TMZ article that quoted a “source” who… Continue reading Amber Heard’s Friend is Vehemently Defending Her Abuse Claims on Twitter — Dating, Fitness, Celeb Gossip & Everything College | CC

Move Aside, Rich Kids – The Rich Parents Of Instagram Are Giving Us Major Envy — Dating, Fitness, Celeb Gossip & Everything College | CC

Don’t pretend you haven’t spent far too much time stalking the Instagram accounts of rich kids. Between the private jets, tropical vacations, and wads of cash, there’s something so intriguing about these spoiled brats. But wait until you see their parents. See, where these kids are getting their money is from the Bank of Mom… via… Continue reading Move Aside, Rich Kids – The Rich Parents Of Instagram Are Giving Us Major Envy — Dating, Fitness, Celeb Gossip & Everything College | CC

Why did it take law enforcement so long to release the Stanford rapist’s mugshots? — Quartz

Brock Allen Turner is swiftly becoming a poster child for white privilege in the US criminal justice system: The 20-year-old former Stanford student received a six-month jail sentence this month for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman at a frat party in January 2015. Portrayed throughout his trial as a star swimmer, Turner’s good-boy image was… via… Continue reading Why did it take law enforcement so long to release the Stanford rapist’s mugshots? — Quartz

Write About Inner Demons Without Boring the Reader into a Coma — Kristen Lamb’s Blog

Some weaknesses might be fairly obvious—grief, betrayal or addiction. The problem, however, is no one wants to read 300+ pages of someone whining about a loss or a compulsion. We would probably want to smother such a person to get her to shut up. via Write About Inner Demons Without Boring the Reader into a Coma —… Continue reading Write About Inner Demons Without Boring the Reader into a Coma — Kristen Lamb’s Blog

Mother Pleads Guilty To Prostituting Mentally Disabled Daughters For $20 Or Less — Dating, Fitness, Celeb Gossip & Everything College | CC

Eden Police A North Carolina mother has pleaded guilty to prostituting her mentally disabled daughters for drug money. Teresa Vanover of Greensboro, North Carolina has confessed to allowing local men to perform sexual acts on her daughters for as little as $5. If that was not disturbing enough, Vanover was charged with 24 accounts of… via… Continue reading Mother Pleads Guilty To Prostituting Mentally Disabled Daughters For $20 Or Less — Dating, Fitness, Celeb Gossip & Everything College | CC

Ten Lessons From an Old Chestnut Tree — boy with a hat

The other day, I was enjoying my morning walk around the neighborhood when, quite unexpectedly, it began to rain. I had no umbrella, and home was streets away. An old tree beckoned to me, waving a branch or two, a chestnut by profession. I found shelter under its wet branches and settled there, meditating, waiting […]… Continue reading Ten Lessons From an Old Chestnut Tree — boy with a hat