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# humanity - Friday 31 March, 2017

'I wish I had a pound for every time I offended someone. Wait, I do': Gervais defends 'dead babies' joke
# Humanity
# Humanity

'I wish I had a pound for every time I offended someone. Wait, I do': Gervais defends 'dead babies' joke

Mar 31st 2017, 7:43 AM 30,425 Views 98 Comments

The comedian came under fire after a recently bereaved couple walked out of his show.

# humanity - Monday 6 June, 2016

Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children
# Population
# Population

Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children

Jun 6th 2016, 6:30 AM 17,210 Views 73 Comments

He said that women’s careers should not be an “obstacle” to having children.

# humanity - Thursday 31 December, 2015

A man robbed a woman's handbag as she cleaned her husband's grave on Christmas Eve
# England
# England

A man robbed a woman's handbag as she cleaned her husband's grave on Christmas Eve

Dec 31st 2015, 9:33 AM 31,295 Views 32 Comments

The 73-year-old victim sustained minor injuries in the mugging.

# humanity - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

This Irish teen saved a man from taking his own life - and had a baby named after him
# Humans Of Dublin
# Humans Of Dublin

This Irish teen saved a man from taking his own life - and had a baby named after him

Aug 4th 2015, 2:50 PM 34,170 Views 37 Comments

Jamie Harrington approached the stranger on the ledge of a bridge and asked ‘Are you okay?’.

# humanity - Thursday 25 December, 2014

The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year
# On The Upside
# On The Upside

The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year

Dec 25th 2014, 3:00 PM 13,953 Views 9 Comments

One of the world’s better small-island nations.

# humanity - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty
# Clayton Lockett
# Clayton Lockett

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty

Apr 30th 2014, 7:39 PM 24,014 Views 122 Comments

President Barack Obama believes the death penalty doesn’t deter crime, but still supports it in some cases.

# humanity - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Let's all feel good about humanity for a minute will we?
# CRY
From The Daily Edge
# CRY

Let's all feel good about humanity for a minute will we?

May 8th 2013, 11:44 AM 2,903 Views 2 Comments

We’re mostly good after all.

# humanity - Monday 1 April, 2013

Can sport save mankind?
# Humanity
# Humanity

Can sport save mankind?

Apr 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 7,094 Views 18 Comments

The United Nations says yes. Well, kind of.

# humanity - Monday 14 January, 2013

Pics: Kumbh Mela festival gets underway in India
# India
# India

Pics: Kumbh Mela festival gets underway in India

Jan 14th 2013, 8:24 AM 8,133 Views 12 Comments

The 55-day Hindu festival is expected to attract as many as 100 million people in what could be the largest ever gathering of humanity.

# humanity - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Here’s when you reach the saddest point in your life
# Unhappy Face
# Unhappy Face

Here’s when you reach the saddest point in your life

Jan 2nd 2013, 8:30 PM 35,306 Views 47 Comments

A behavioural economist has analysed data in 72 countries, coming up with an average for when people are least content with life in each.

# humanity - Sunday 11 November, 2012

How art and social media helps us understand what it's like to be ill
# Experience
# Experience

How art and social media helps us understand what it's like to be ill

Nov 11th 2012, 11:00 AM 3,991 Views 1 Comment

International symposium in Cork to hear how experience of illness expressed through music, dialogue, fiction, film and other arts – as well as through social media.

# humanity - Sunday 13 May, 2012

10 tips on overcoming fear
# Fear Factor
# Fear Factor

10 tips on overcoming fear

May 13th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,930 Views 6 Comments

Author Robert Greene has written books on how to gain power and keep it – this is how he thinks you can overcome fear…