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Poverty in the U.S.A. via Exiled

This all started with one short commercial.

I’m sure you’ve all seen it before; those feed the children ads. It starts with the starving foreign kids staring into the camera as a soft piano plays, tugging at your heartstrings. Then a wholesome narrator pleads with you to expend a bit of your comfort to ensure the survival of these children. Finally…

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Snowpiercer Review: Another Climate Change Sci-Fi Effort With Interesting Ideas

Snowpiercer Review: Another Climate Change Sci-Fi Effort With Interesting Ideas


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Global warming has been a staple in the science fiction world. Many books and films, from fiction to documentaries have discussed this topic and speculated with its immediate and long-term consequences. South Korean director Bong Joon-ho takes on this issue in his English-language debut, titled “Snowpiercer.” With familiar faces like Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Octavia…

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Springtime Sadness



Spring·time sadness noun \ˈspriŋ-ˌtīm ˈsad ˈne-ss\

: allergies that occur during the season of spring


 1: Watch out for:

  • Sneezing
  • Runny Nose
  • Wheezing
  • Urticaria
  • Excess Catarrh
  • Anaphylactic Shock (Breathing Difficulty)
  • Edema
  • Heart Failure

 2: AKA Allergies

Used in a Sentence:

    She got that Springtime Sadness!

First Known Use of SPRINGTIME

    21st century (Lana…

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From a Baby to a 14 Year Old in Pictures

From a Baby to a 14 Year Old in Pictures

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A recent time-lapse titled “Portrait of Lotte: 0 to 14 years in 4 min”  by Masseo Messina shows the growing up of a Dutch girl, Lotte.

Part of a popular type of film, the video is known as a time-lapse for the compilation of daily photos to depict change, almost like a stop-motion film, but in a much shorter and to-the-point manner that requires only one picture per…

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Rubin “Hurricane” Carter Passes Away

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter Passes Away


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On Easter Sunday, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter died in his sleep at his home in Toronto after a long battle with prostate cancer, he was 76 years old. Rubin turned a troubled childhood of petty crimes into a passion for sport. Named “Hurricane” after his incredibly quick hands, Carter would…

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Kroger Manager Fired for Slamming Knife Wielding Shoplifter

Kroger Manager Fired for Slamming Knife Wielding Shoplifter

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If you worked at a chain store and saw a knife wielding shoplifter, what would you do? …Well what ever you’d choose to do, if you’d like to continue working at that chain store, I suggest you do not confront the suspect. In Arlington, Texas, Fox 4 News reports of a Kroger store manager going one-on-one with a suspected shoplifter armed with a knife.

In a video, taped on…

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Clinical Trials of MDMA Help to Cure Veteran of PTSD

Clinical Trials of MDMA Help to Cure Veteran of PTSD

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After suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder following a 15 month deployment to Iraq, retired Army Sergeant Tony Macie has finally found peace and solace following his partaking in a court authorized clinical study that administered MDMA to its patients.

Macie recently completed a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) thread in which he answered questions about his…

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Illinois Senate Passes Bill to end Ticket Quotas

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to end Ticket Quotas

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In a recent majority 57-1 vote, the Illinois Senate has passed a bill that aims to end the supposed ticket quotas that some in the state suspect exist. Before the passing of the bill there was speculation that police were required to meet some arbitrary number of tickets issued, and complaints such as unfair or excessive tickets due to police simply trying to fulfill…

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Corruption +Social Media

Corruption+ social media= a disaster waiting to happen. This past week millions of Twitter and YouTube users in Turkey were blocked from these social media sites.

UEFA Champions League Quarter-Finals: 1st Leg Roundup

UEFA Champions League Quarter-Finals: 1st Leg Roundup

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The most exciting and arguably the best club football competition returned this week. The UEFA Champions League quarter-finals were set to be memorable, because for the first time since the format change in 2003, all of the group stage champions qualified for this knockout round. All of the matches had the potential to be epic battles, but after this first leg,…

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