All Blog Posts Tagged 'news' (61)

Serious topic time... Mental health

So today I was reading this article, about failing mental health services in the UK and it got me thinking.

I think one of the problems is that mental health is still being hidden, and people are still suffering in silence.

For people that don't know, my brother suffers from severe depression and anxiety, and before he got to see his therapist that he sees now (who… Continue

Added by Charlotte Berry on June 24, 2014 at 3:48pm — 1 Comment

Available Now! 'A Strange Kind of Familiar' on Kindle

Hi guys,

So I'm really excited to announce the release of my third young adult fiction novel 'A Strange Kind of Familiar'.

It's out now, so check it out.




Phia's summer gets turned upside down when her sister Lucy arrives home…


Added by Hannah Harvey on February 28, 2014 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Book Release News!

Hi Guys,

I just wanted to share some really exciting news. I'm going to be publishing my third YA novel really soon, and I wanted to share the details with you all.

Title: A Strange Kind of Familiar

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Fiction

Release Date: March 1st, 2014


Phia's summer gets turned upside down when her sister Lucy…


Added by Hannah Harvey on February 8, 2014 at 5:26pm — No Comments

Reaction to Cleveland's missing girls found

Holy. Cow.

Anyone who has spoken to me can tell you, it's pretty darn rare for me to be speechless. Tonight I am. Three young women who have been missing from Cleveland's community for 11, 10, and 9 years are free tonight, after being held against their will since they were all 20 years old or younger (two were teens).

Yes, this is going to be big national news. I'm not related to any of these women, though I share the emmense joy of their families. 



Added by Sofia O'Moore on May 6, 2013 at 6:22pm — No Comments


apparently i go on nerdfighters about once every 2 years as I am now 18 and my little brother has just turned three and a lot of things have changed


i achieved my life's ambition. :D

my granny died :'(

I found the love of my life, no- seriously. he's been my absolute rock for the past year and a half =D <3

my mum and dad divorced :S

i turned 18 :)

my kitten tiger died (we don't know quite how, but to cut a long story short…


Added by jempin515 on July 19, 2012 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Sign the internet

Added by jamiesface on July 13, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments

Canada and U.S new's

Haiti holds dozens of ex-soldiers for pro-army protests

'Dozens of Haitian ex-soldiers have been arrested after a series of protests calling for the disbanded army to be restored, officials say.' - BBc News…


Added by Mariah LaRose on May 21, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Religion and Gay Marriage

In which John discusses marriage equality, what a traditional marriage actually is, and what role (if any) theological understandings of marriage play in the legal definition of marriage. Let's continue this conversation in comments, but in doing so, let's remember that nerdfighteria is about respect and generosity. Thanks.

My tumblr:…


Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on May 15, 2012 at 2:58pm — 1 Comment

World Affairs: Europe: The Trouble With Greece

It's happening again. The image above is not of a historical remake of Nazi Germany. It is Greece, 2012. Anti-bailout movements, financial ruin, austerity cuts, over 50% unemployment - an opportunity for neo-Nazism to rise up among the ruins of what was once…


Added by hopelesscynic on May 13, 2012 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Tiny Chickens Invade, But Still I Vote

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Sometimes I get sick and make old-school vlogbrothers…


Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on May 8, 2012 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Fun Youtube Collab time!

Hey NerdFighters!

I'm always looking for other youtubers to collab with.

If you want me in anything, let me know.

But today I have an opportunity for you to get in my videos! I do weekly weird news videos (see below). There's three ways you can get involved:

1) Goto - find the weekly tongue twister, record yourself saying (fast) and send that…


Added by Sam Proof on April 26, 2012 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Looking for Nerdfighters to Collab on Weird News

Hey NerdFighters - do you want to collab on a video?


I do a weekly Weird News segment - and I want YOU to co-host with me!

If you haven't seen it, this what my weird news videos look like:


If you're interested let me know!

You can either find a story you want to cover, or I can help you find one.

OR - if…


Added by Sam Proof on April 16, 2012 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Fun News With Titans and Twilight

Heres some fun articles I came across today.


Added by Anush on April 6, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Know Your News! Understanding the Syrian Revolution in Under 4 Minutes

In which John Green provides some historical context to the current civil war in Syria, discussing Syrian independence, the rise of the Ba'ath Party, Syria's relationship with the rest of the Arab world (and Russia), the Presidencies of Hafez al Assad and Bashar al Assad, the Arab Spring protests in Syria, and the many flags of the Syrian nation.

Also discussed, in…


Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on March 6, 2012 at 2:21pm — 3 Comments

PandaLel is discovered a frog!

Yellow People of DFTBA,

You might be wondering why the title is you know "weird"...…


Added by Katniss on January 28, 2012 at 7:02pm — No Comments

There Will Be NO SPOILERS!!!

If you need something to read between now and TFiOS, I have written a few other books, including Looking for Alaska: An Abundance of Katherines: and Paper Towns:

In which…


Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on December 23, 2011 at 3:14pm — No Comments

2011 Presidential Anagrams!!

In which Hank delves into the mystery of the Republican presidential hopefuls using the inescapably useful and magical tool of the anagram!

Donations are still being accepted at

Also, everyone seems to agree that Hank and Katherine play Super Mario Bros. Wii is like the best thing…


Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on December 21, 2011 at 2:10pm — 2 Comments

The 5 Worst Typos Ever

In which John, having discovered an (inevitable) mistake in The Fault in Our Stars, discusses his list of the five worst typographical errors and grammatical mistakes in the history of the English language, from the Bible to Shakespeare.

You can preorder The Fault in Our Stars at your local bookstore,…


Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on December 5, 2011 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Old Man Narrates Young Girl

The me-narrated TFiOS box set:

The real audiobook not narrated by me:

In which John discusses narrating one version of The Fault in Our Stars audiobook, the unusual and good-hearted conversations with Brilliance Audio that made it possible, how…


Added by Haua (Projects Ningmaster) on November 22, 2011 at 7:28am — 1 Comment

World Suck has Increased for Unicorns

The last few weeks have delivered grim news indeed about the world's beloved rhinos.

Today the annual update of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List was released declaring the western black rhino (Diceros bicornis longipes) extinct. Another rhino subspecies, the northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni), is on the brink of extinction.

Only last month the Javan rhino (Rhinoceros sondaicus) was declared extinct in…


Added by Emma Thomas on November 10, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

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