How to cope with getting hurt feelings online

Much of the time, the internet is a great resource for learning, sharing, and connecting with different people across the globe. But, new opportunities also means new opportunities to experience rejection, insults, and lots of unwanted contact with people whose presence we can only do so much to limit. Some aspects of coping with hurt online are different from coping with the same troubles offline–and some aren’t. Here are some ways to deal with hurt from unfriending, insults on social media, and cyberbullying. Coping with Dating Site Rejection and Unfriending…

Club captain comfortable enough with polynesian teammates to start saying ‘Uce’

Caucasian footy player Toby Rowntree has decided to take a giant leap of faith this afternoon. Sitting shirtless in the setting sun, on the side of the footy field, Toby was finally comfortable enough to call one of his Polynesian teammates “uce.” With a lukewarm can of bitter in one hand, and a pair of sunnies shading his precious white boy eyes from the harsh Australian sun, Toby says to Esi, “You had a mean session today uce.” Slightly unsure of what to say, Esi responded with “hahaha thanks gee.…

Bloke named Trent claims he knows how to get out of jury duty

A local chef with a questionable reputation is this evening assuring his mate’s girlfriend that he knows how to get her out of jury duty, one hundred percent. “It’s so easy” claimed Trent McPherson, a self-proclaimed jury-dodging genius. “Have you got a letter from your work?” Jasmine, the mate’s girlfriend, then informed Trent that obviously she had done that, and it hadn’t worked. “Really? Ok… Well there’s a few things you can do now, have you got a pen?” “These are some things I’ve done before that I reckon got…

Man who was legally sold to circus as baby still ‘owned by company’ says judge

A Mississippi man who was sold to a traveling circus at the age of three in 1993 by his mother has been ordered by the court to pay back the sum of $1,2 million dollars before he can get his freedom back. Jared Arnold, 28, was sold in 1993 to the owner of Circus Magicus, Todd Bentley, by his mother Tamara Lee Arnold. The contract specified at the time that M. Bentley took legal ownership of Jared until his 21st birthday, after which he would have to pay all expenses for…