Tuesday : Newsy Snacks For Busy People

The Dalai Lama: His Holiness has just won over one million pounds, awarded the Templeton Prize,  for encouraging spirituality, kindness and compassion amongst other awesome qualities.  Not surprisingly, he’s giving it all to charity, namely to Tibetan monks, to encourage their further education in the area of science. How cool.  Read on at the BBC.

Manual Labor: In the US, young people who might otherwise have pursued creative careers (or are waiting to do so) are quietly doing some heavy lifting to pay their rent in an ailing economy.  With service jobs in high demand (and awarded to the best looking, most qualified applicants), graduates are forced to temporarily shelve their employment ideals in favour of packing, lifting and lugging for a living.  It’s not just young people busting their chops, people from all walks of life who are being forced to reassess what they might be willing to do to pay the bills. Read a first hand account here.

Kids & Gambling: Smartphone apps are teaching kids the kind of behaviours that could turn them into problem gamblers, The Australian reports. Canadian researcher Jennifer Reynolds warns that apps which encourage kids to buy online credits are a bit of a slippery slope, a kind of gambling disguised as gaming. Read on here.

Pin of the Day : Make Me Pancakes!?!

Also:
Vegan Banana and Walnut Bread at Scandi Food
Asparagus and Gruyere Tarts at Joy the Baker
Here’s the first pics of Peaches Geldof and Thomas Cohen with baby Astala!
Helena Christensen and son Mingus hanging out in Soho together.
Cute nail alert. I love these colours, don’t you?!
I love this cute buddy photo.
These macarons look AMAZING!

Here’s our Secret Track Of The Day:

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Michelle-Crawford/722309910 Michelle Crawford

    How beautiful does Peaches Geldof look? She’s glowing! And really looks like her mum. Lovely pics.

    I will make you pancakes! Anytime x