I know this is an Onion joke, but in the past I’ve actually written posts here on Doobybrain that were timed to go live in case of an event where I don’t make it out of a plane alive. Morbid, I know.
So I heard this morning that Brian from Family Guy was killed off. No real reason given. Seems like either a great setup for a mysterious comeback later on, or Seth McFarlane just got tired of doing his voice…or something.
Reading this news article from Reuters is just heartbreaking. Stories of watching executions of family members, working to death, widespread malnutrition, and a horrifying personal account of one female defector’s visions of prison guards forcing another woman to kill her newborn baby by drowning.
New Republic has a really interesting article about how loneliness kills. It isn’t just a hypothesis anymore, research suggests that people who perpetually feel lonely often live shorter lives and often become sick more frequently than those with social groups that can support them. Just as we once knew that infectious diseases killed, but didn’t know [...]