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Crazy talk: rethinking the language we use to describe mental health The words we use to talk about mental health can perpetuate stigmas. A new portrait project featuring people who have mental health issues a... Society
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Artist creates alphabet made up of trees in New York City The font will be available for free, allowing anyone to ‘write in trees’. Katie Holten hopes people will use it to plant words, poems and st... Environment Lifestyle World
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How far would you go to be able to smile? Smiling is one of the fundamental ways people communicate, so what happens if your face can’t do it?... Science
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10 untranslatable words that describe home “Home isn't a place... It's a feeling” wrote Irish novelist Cecilia Ahern. As homeownership becomes a distant dream to many, and Brexit beck... Lifestyle World
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Ignored by Google, Faroese islanders set up their own online ‘translate’ service With no Faroese on Google Translate, residents of the Faroe Islands have created a community-led service to help visitors decipher the local... Culture Society
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Emojis: adding depth, not dumbing down Emojis are often blamed for destroying our ability to use language, but people have communicated using symbols for centuries. Are they simpl... Lifestyle Society
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