WABASHA, Minn. — In the weeks before Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin killed herself, she felt her mind slipping. She could not focus on her schoolwork at Stanford, where she was a first-year graduate student in computational mathematics. In an email she sent to her family, a coach and a friend in January, she said her thoughts were “never-ending spinning, spinning, spinning” as if they were “never at rest, never at peace.” She wrote that she cried about it, and that made her feel even worse. For years, Catlin, 23, was someone who took pride in holding back tears. Catlin told her sister, Christine, that seeking therapy meant she was weak and that she would rather suffer. She told her brother, Colin, that she thought she was going insane and she worried that she was a danger to others because she was filled with rage. She wrote that she was scared of dying. “What is it like to no longer have a mind?” she wrote in January, just days before a first … [Read more...] about Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin seemed destined for glory. Why did she kill herself?
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Ask anyone why they travel and they will probably tell you it’s to see new things. Whether it’s somewhere they learned about in a class, somewhere they have a family history tie, or somewhere they saw tagged on Instagram, many people love to explore. Tourism has also been known to positively impact the economy of destinations. But if left unchecked, it can also put a great deal of strain on an environment – both natural and economic. From coral reefs in Thailand to the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, here are what 13 destinations around the world looked like before and after they were ruined by tourists. In 2017, more than 2 million tourists visited the island of Boracay, Philippines, known for its the powdery white-sand shores and crystal clear waters. Source: Philippine Information Agency But the island’s lack of infrastructure finally caught up to it. Thousands of island residents and hundreds of tourism-related businesses were not connected to underground … [Read more...] about Disturbing photos show what famous destinations looked like before and after tourists wrecked them
Business | Everyone Dies Sections Skip to content Skip to site index work Friend Before we go, at least there’ll be work. Credit Credit Emily Simms for The New York Times Supported by ByChoire Sicha Feb. 1, 2019 This is Choire Sicha’s final column as your Work Friend. You’ll have a new friend next week. Isn’t that just like you. Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to his successor [email protected] . Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Drunk at Work I work for a nonprofit that relies heavily on private sponsors. Our new boss loves to celebrate with wine or Champagne when any amount is donated — and we constantly receive donations. Even for a TGIF, the boss decided to bring in drinks just because. As a person who is not a heavy drinker, it makes me feel a bit uncomfortable. How do I rectify this … [Read more...] about Everyone Dies
By Jacqueline Smith Updated 3:30 pm PST, Thursday, January 31, 2019 Merry and Doug Jackson had mixed emotions when they learned the killer of their youngest daughter, their former son-in-law, had died in prison. After Scott Gelatlly shot to death their daughter Lori in their Oxford home, they could not stay there again and now live in Wallingford. less Merry and Doug Jackson had mixed emotions when they learned the killer of their youngest daughter, their former son-in-law, had died in prison. After Scott Gelatlly shot to death their daughter Lori in their ... more Photo: Jacqueline Smith / Hearst Connecticut Media Buy photo Photo: Jacqueline Smith / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1 of / 17 Caption Close Image 1 of 17 Merry and Doug Jackson had mixed emotions when they learned … [Read more...] about ‘You can’t protect yourself from a gun.’ Wife-killer dies in prison, but pain remains.
Giants Owner Peter Magowan and General Manager Brian Sabean keep their eyes on players Monday March 1, 2004, at Indian School Park in Scottsdale, AZ, where the San Francisco Giants are working out. (Nick Lammers/Bay Area News Group) President and Managing General Partner Peter Magowan fields questions at a press conference to announce the San Francisco Giants will not bring all-time home run king Barry Bonds back for the 2008 season on Friday, September 21, 2007, at AT&T Park in San Francisco Calif. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Contra Costa Times) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Nick Lammers/staff 3/1/04 Tribune Sports Giants Owner Peter Magowan watches the workouts Monday March 1, 2004 at Indian School Park in Scottsdale, Arizona where the San Francisco Giants are working out. President and Managing General Partner Peter Magowan, right, fields questions at a press conference to announce the San Francisco Giants will not bring all-time home run king Barry Bonds … [Read more...] about Former Giants managing partner Peter Magowan dies at 76