9 Stories We Didn't Write About, But That You Might Want to Comment On, Including Why Despair Is Good for You

Was there any good news this week?
Publish date:
June 5, 2016
xonews, Weekly News Round Up

These are nine topics that were covered in other media this week but that we didn't write about for various reasons. I thought you might want to talk about them anyway. So talk about any or all of them here if you want to and don't if you don't and enjoy yourselves either way. AND, perhaps most important, have weekends.

Stacey Dash wishes we could "go back to Mad Men days." [Celebitchy]

Science has confirmed what single people have known for centuries: having a wingman (or woman) helps you get a date. [Lifehacker]

Baylor is not doing itself any favors by "further mishandling" the shocking allegations of sexual assault on campus. [Deadspin]

A new study reports that unpleasant feelings — including despair! — make us more able to cope, less likely to drink, and less likely to attack other people physically. [NYT]

Many, many people are upset by the violence against women depicted in the latest X-Men movie advertisements. [Salon]

The most recent UCLA shooting has created an outpouring of support and cries for gun control, some more welcome than others. [Jezebel]

After Prince's death was ruled an fentanyl overdose, a federal investigation is being launched into how the late singer obtained the medication. [CNN]

There's now video evidence of Trump supporters pepper-spraying protestors at rallies. [Gawker]

Amber Heard is suing the comedian who claimed she falsified allegations of abuse against Johnny Depp for financial gain. [People]