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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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50 Shades of Dissappointment

50 Shades of Dissappointment

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The raunchy young adult novel that readers can’t get enough of has turned into a movie and has been taking the media by a storm. The Fifty Shades of Grey movie, which comes out on February 14, 2015, just released its first trailer and people have certainly been talking about it; but not all good things. Whether they are fans of the book or not, the trailer has been…

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Metro Station Reunites with Trace Cyrus, New Single and Tour

Metro Station Reunites with Trace Cyrus, New Single and Tour

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Get ready to “Shake It” again, because Trace and Mason are back in business.

Shortly after announcing that Trace had rejoined the band, Metro Station released a new single, and announced that they would be joining The Ready Set, Against the Current, and The Downtown Fiction on The Outsiders Tour this fall. This is the band’s first release with Cyrus since…

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Crystal Kay Debuts Video for ‘Dum Ditty Dumb’

Crystal Kay Debuts Video for ‘Dum Ditty Dumb’

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In preparation of her US debut, J-Pop singer Crystal Kay premiered the music video for her single “Dum Ditty Dumb” on Fuse on August 12. While her name may sound unfamiliar, anime fans may recognize her voice from the Fullmetal Alchemist end credits song, “Motherland,” or her face from the music video for Travie McCoy’s “Rough Water.”

The video combines surreal visuals…

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United Nations Urgent Meeting on Ukraine

United Nations Urgent Meeting on Ukraine

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On Thursday a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, containing 298 passengers, exploded, crashed, and burned in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine. The plane was blown out of the sky at 33,000 feet, and while believed to be a terrorist attack, has not yet been confirmed. The United States is currently analyzing the trajectory of the missile that attacked this plane using a…

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What You Should Know About Gaza

What You Should Know About Gaza

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Image from Photo source: Natalie Varghese

Image from Photo source: Natalie Varghese

The argument that Gaza is not an American concern because it does not affect the public directly can be put to bed as a New York crowd in Times Square gathers to protest the atrocities happening in Gaza this very moment.

What You Need To Know About What Is Happening in Gaza:

What Triggered this particular violence?

When Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Fraenkel, and…

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Generation Diet

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You read about it in magazines, see it on TV, and hear about it from your friends; diet has definitely been a hot topic of conversation for what seems like forever. Whether you are trying to lose weight, gain weight, or none of the above, there is no escaping from the word “diet” when it comes to the media. What use to be a simple chart in a triangular form that…

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