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Hilary Duff’s New Singles

Hilary Duff’s New Singles

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We’ve been waiting ever so anxiously for the release of “Chasing the Sun” and…it’s not exactly what I thought it was going to be! I thought that, being described as adult and acoustic, it would sound a bit different. What I’m hearing is a slowed down Colbie Caillat ad I’m a bit bummed out. Props to Hilary for ditched the stereotypical party-and-twerking routine to go with…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Eid

A Beginner’s Guide to Eid

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First time celebrating Eid? At a loss as to what you’re supposed to do? Wondering if Eid is a lot like Christmas?

Well, then this is the guide for you! Also, no, Eid is pretty much nothing like Christmas. Sure, there may be presents involved, and there are Eid parties and things, but no. Eid comes around twice a year. The first, Eid ul-Fitr, comes at the end of…

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Six Social Media Trends That Need To Go

Six Social Media Trends That Need To Go

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Social media is obviously a big part of our lives and daily routine. Nevertheless, just because you have a facebook, instagram, or whatever social media site it may be, doesn’t mean that you can do and post whatever you like on it. There are unspoken rules of what to do and what not to do. Some of them are common sense and some are just plain bothersome to me. So, without…

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Cellphone Unlocking Soon to be Legal

Cellphone Unlocking Soon to be Legal

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This past Friday, Congress passed a bill called, “Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act,” that makes it legal to unlock cell phones for personal use.  “Unlocking” usually entails entering codes or using external software so that phones are not limited to certain carriers.  An unlocked phone can use other carriers, if the phone is physically capable of…

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5 Ways to Hang Out with Your Friends on a Budget

The summer is almost over, and it’s time to plan last minute hang outs with your friends However, you may not have the cash to go out with your friends as much as you would like, especially if you are a high school or college student.

Proposed Senate Bill Targets Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Proposed Senate Bill Targets Sexual Assault on College Campuses

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On Wednesday, a bipartisan bill was introduced in the Senate to help combat sexual assault on college campuses. It’s called the Campus Accountability and Safety Act, and it was introduced by Senators McCaskill (D-MO) and Gillibrand (D-NY). The issue has been receiving increased attention from lawmakers after the Obama Administration created a task force to protect students…

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Largest Gas Explosion in Taiwanese History Kills 26

Largest Gas Explosion in Taiwanese History Kills 26

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Taiwan, still reeling from the news of a deadly plane crash less than a month ago that killed 48 and injured 10 met yet another tragedy  midnight on Thursday and early Friday in a series of 5 horrific gas explosions that sent vehicles and chunks of concrete soaring as high as three stories through the air from the force of the blasts.  The blasts created  long trenches edged…

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Recap: #MONUMENTOUR @ Atlanta, GA

Recap: #MONUMENTOUR @ Atlanta, GA

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Fall Out Boy and Paramore’s co-headlining tour, the MONUMENTOUR, made its way to Atlanta on July 30, and I was one of the many people in attendance that night. I bought my tickets one day after pre-sale started, had been anticipating this date pretty much all year, and was especially excited to see Paramore, and to see Fall Out Boy again after seeing them twice on…

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Facebook Trends

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I think the most annoying thing in cyberspace would have to be these stupid trends on Facebook. Also known as challenges, the only limits they’re pushing are my frustration ones. Fitness challenge, ice challenge, cinnamon challenge, the fire challenge. Please tell me someone else is seeing how ridiculous this is becoming?

It starts out so innocent! The 30 day…

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IBM’s New “Brain” Chip May Lead to Advanced AI

IBM’s New “Brain” Chip May Lead to Advanced AI

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The far fetched dream of advanced artificial intelligence and computing may not be as far off as we used to think thanks to a new incredibly powerful prototype chip IBM unveiled Thursday.  The chip is designed with the human brain in mind, since the human brain considered the most powerful and efficient processing system in the world.

Normally, computers are mere machines that…

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