The End of the World As We Assume It

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Global warming. A “conflict” in Libya. The two forgotten wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. A shortage of water. Of food. Of oil. The fact that girl/guy you Facebook stalk is still going out with that hideous guy/girl. A Congressman’s Tweeted bulge. Not to mention earthquakes, tornadoes, and tsunamis.

Things don’t seem to be going too well these days. Every morning, going to a news website (or finding one of the newspapers that spawn in dark corners of the subway) is a risk. Especially The Huffington Post, where you’re literally assaulted by capital letters so dramatic, so intense, that you can feel your mouse moving to click the latest tragedy on instinct.

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