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Brain Crush – Alain De Botton

By | November 9th, 2017|Curated, Unearthed|

British writer and philosopher Alain De Botton not only has a brilliantly soothing voice, he also has some very intelligent insights into the way us human beings think and behave. To kickstart the analytical side of your brain, and perhaps provide some wisdom for navigating the idiosyncrasies of those around you, here are some of [...]

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Oooby ‘Out of your backyard’

By | September 18th, 2017|Uncategorized, Unearthed|

“Out of our own backyards” Local organic produce delivered to your door, no plastics, just good stuff. Ooooby started in 2008 when its founder, Pete, became aware that small-scale farmers were going out of business at an alarming rate. Acutely aware of the vital role that these farmers play in our personal health, our communities, economies [...]

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Why The European Court of Human Rights Ruled That Sex Is Important In Your 50s

By | August 3rd, 2017|Unearthed|

It has been scientifically proven that sex is good for our health, and that sexual fulfilment for women increases as they get older (specifically women 45 and up), so why is it that society's perception of older women is that sex ranks low on their priority list?  If there's one thing we learned after seeing [...]

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3 Life-Changing Books You Want to Read

By | July 29th, 2017|Unearthed|

The title and cover of Hillary Clinton's highly-anticipated memoir about the 2016 presidential election was revealed this week — and the former secretary of state says she'll be "letting my guard down" in the book.  Here's what you need to know! When it comes to women and shattering glass ceilings, Hillary Clinton has long stood [...]

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Once You Watch Nextflix “What The Health” You’ll Want To Become Vegetarian

By | July 11th, 2017|Unearthed|

We need to begin by saying that the Societe Magazine team is made up of vegans, vegetarians and those who have never once considered cutting animal products out of our diet.  We understand if you consider cheese to be a food group, or add chicken to almost every salad that you can, or that you [...]

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Is This The New Era For Plastic Bags?

By | March 22nd, 2017|Unearthed|

New Zealand is lagging behind the rest of the world's response to single-use plastic bags, and there's no excuse given the large amount of research behind the damage they do to the environment. New Zealanders use around 1 billion plastic bags per year and when they get blown into the street they clog our drains [...]

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What You Need To Know About the Christchurch Fires

By | February 16th, 2017|Unearthed|

Hundreds of homes in Christchurch have been evacuated as wildfire burns on the Port Hills.  Here is what you need to know, including contact details of agencies that you can get help from if you're feeling a bit stressed and overwhelmed. The Port Hills fire is contained to an isolated area, and is not affecting [...]

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Hillary Clinton Reveals Her Next Big Move

By | February 9th, 2017|Unearthed|

After what was one of the toughest presidential races in recent history, Hillary Clinton who suffered an election loss last year is embarking on a new challenge.  It was announced that Clinton will be putting her efforts into writing a book of personal essays scheduled to debut September 26, 2017. Clinton's book has yet to be [...]

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Could This Be The Reason Why Your Tinder Dates Go Nowhere?

By | August 1st, 2016|Unearthed|

Tinder has become so embedded in the fabric of modern dating, that researchers have started studying the way we use it to gain insight into how men and women interact in the digital age. One such study aimed to learn the different ways that men and women use Tinder, which as it turns out, couldn’t be [...]

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You Won’t Believe These Company Perks

By | July 13th, 2016|Unearthed|

If your idea of great company benefits is paid annual leave and perhaps a stocked office fridge, brace yourselves.  LinkedIn revealed its first-ever Top Attractors list, which names the most desirable places to work in America and outlines the insane employee perks they offer staff.  Much like our American-counterparts, nearly half of New Zealand workers are [...]

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