Weekly Roundup: July 4 – July 8

This week at Awkward we talk about turtle herpes, Pokemon going, emoji, and why being hot sucks. 

Sea Turtles Are Experiencing A Herpes Epidemic


Many poor, sad, endangered turtles are struggling with herpes. Read more to find out way!

Ready, Set, Pokémon GO!


Guest writer Kayli Hons writes in to tell us all about the magical Augmented Reality world of Pokemon Go!

The Past, Present, and Future of Emoji


Writer Lindsey Brunken takes us through the story of the emoji, and where it might take us next.

Why Summer Heat Sucks (and What You Can Do About It)


If you live anywhere south of Canada, then this article is for you! Learn tips and tricks on how to beat the heat this summer!

Thanks for reading! Tune in next week for more great articles. Did you know there are only 5,472,730,538 ways to solve Sudoku? That’s 5,472,730,538 ways to not be bored while pooping. Enjoy!

Images courtesy of Peter Bennett & Ursula Keuper-Bennett, and Awkward Human

Why Summer Heat Sucks (and What You Can Do About It)

With all of the ice cream and bikini bods that we get in the summer, we also get one very bad thing: heat. From making us mad to making us lazy, heat can be a real bummer on both our mood and our work life. Fortunately we have solutions you can use to overcome the villainous sun and reign supreme over your summer days!

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