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Courtney’s Tell-All: I Didn’t Come Here to Make Friends

Courtney’s Tell-All: I Didn’t Come Here to Make Friends

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Courtney Robertson – more commonly known to the world as the villain on Ben Flajnik’s season of the Bachelor – recently released a book on June 24 titled, “I Didn’t Come Here to Make Friends: Confessions of a Reality Show Villain”.

I can’t lie; I was more excited than I should have been for this book release. I admit that I am a total fan girl when it comes…

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Praise the Weed

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On January 16, 1920, alcohol consumption officially became prohibited in the United States following the 18th amendment. As healthy as it sounded, it aroused several conflicts. People constantly tried to find loopholes in the law and obscenely drank alcohol. The demand caused the formation of a new breed of gangsters, who smuggled alcohol from other countries…

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Public Proposals: A Socially Acceptable Act That Deserves a Rejection

Public Proposals: A Socially Acceptable Act That Deserves a Rejection

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The public proposal: it’s the cliche trademark of every romantic comedy (that’s probably starring Colin Firth) and aims to reach the Disney-esque “happily ever after” ending all within a 150 minute time frame. As romantic as this gesture has been portrayed in pop culture and cheap films, the intention of the gesture is a bit too pushy and emotionally abusive…

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#hotfelon: Jeremy Meeks’ Viral Spread

#hotfelon: Jeremy Meeks’ Viral Spread

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The story of the hot felon lives on. With a chiseled jawline and striking blue eyes, Jeremy Meeks mug shot can be found everywhere on the pages of social media sites. When I came across his photo, at first I was at first puzzling to me why his photo was posted everywhere. Who is this man and what did he do? A resident in Stockton, CA, he was arrested for…

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Nicki Minaj Pills N Potions Fail

For those of you who may not know, I am not the biggest fan of Nicki Minaj.

What to Know about the Hobby Lobby Case and Its Effects

What to Know about the Hobby Lobby Case and Its Effects

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Hobby Lobby supporters reacted to the US Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision on 30 June 2014

Activists protest outside the court building in Washington (Photo Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/28093756)

A craft store would seem the last setting for such an extensive debate involving religious convictions, workers rights, and body rights, yet the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision has propelled an outburst from America’s citizens as the perpetual debate over religious rights continues.

T…

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The Proud Whopper

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“Do gay people even eat fast food?”

“I think it’s cool, I think it’s a great idea. It’s great.”

“It makes me feel supportive. It makes me feel proud.”

“I love my two mummies.”

These were the reactions of a few customers to Burger King’s “Proud Whopper”, released at the San Francisco Pride Festival. The burger, wrapped in rainbow packaging, was a total mystery to…

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A Feminist on the Men’s Rights Movement

A Feminist on the Men’s Rights Movement

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Some of the quotes and claims that have surfaced from the First International Conference on Men’s Issues  are so ridiculous as to be laughable. Upon realizing those speaking are completely serious, the humor fades to a sickening feeling that humanity is doomed. Take Canadian Senator Anne Cools, who apparently believes the patriarchy is some elaborate fraud perpetrated by…

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Hilary Duff to Release New Album and New TV Series

Hilary Duff to Release New Album and New TV Series

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Wait, what? Could it be true? Could our preteen idol finally be making our dreams come true? After seven long years of waiting, Hilary has decided to make a come back!

On June 26, Hilary posted a picture wearing headphones on her instagram with the caption. “Studio werkin.”

The former Disney starlet also posted a picture with Ed Sheeran, who is supposedly helping her…

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Art Come to Life: Toys based off of Children’s Drawings

Art Come to Life: Toys based off of Children’s Drawings

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Image from “Child’s Own Studio”

Do you have any younger siblings or cousins who love to draw? Many artists are creating toys based off of children’s artwork.

One of the most popular artists doing this is Wendy Tsao, owner of Child’s Own Studio. Tsao was inspired to begin making toys from the softies art movement which started in Japan.  Softies are custom designed plush toys.

“I was fascinated by…

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