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They’re not the most convenient, easy to use, or forgiving machines, but there was a point in time where typewriters were the staple of society. While truly productive life has moved on to more user-friendly methods of production (like Microsoft Word), it’s good to be able to appreciate them for what they are– niche, a little obnoxious, and a quite a bit of fun. There’s something intensely satisfying about putting ink to paper, but, if you’re anything like me, your handwriting rivals that of the medical industry. While I may notRead More
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Leonardo DiCaprio was the UN Messenger of Peace at the opening of the UN Climate Summit 2014. DiCaprio mentioned all the people that know about the reality of the difficult task of climate change, from the scientific community, industry, governments, and military. Most importantly, we, the collective people know it. We know that climate change is happening with no one to blame but ourselves. It is our greatest challenge today. Yet, it is still OUR challenge. Will YOU accept it?Read More
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On Last Week Tonight with John Oliver the most recent impactful rant was about the Miss America Pageant. John Oliver questioned how the Miss America Pageant is even still relevant? From the stupid questions they ask during interviews, to the swimsuit competition, judging criteria, and other nonsense of the show, Miss America even claims to be “the world’s largest provider of scholarships for women.” Watch the video and see how absurd it really is. Should Miss America still be around with all of these claims? Photo Source: youtube.comRead More
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Need some life advice? Watch as this High School Football player, Apollos Hester, gives us a motivational speech for the ages. Apollos reminds us that nothing happens over night. Nothing happens out of the gate. Things start slow, but you just need to keep pushing and finish strong. All that’s needed to be successful is the right attitude. You just need to believe in yourself and your work. And do it for YOURSELF. If you fail… it’s only one more step on the path to success. Keep smiling! :) PhotoRead More
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Emma Watson just gave a remarkable speech on feminism to the United Nations. And for the fellas, before you decide to laugh and move on to the next post on this site, you really should watch this speech. Why, you ask? Because this video and concept involves you too (so keep reading). It involves everyone regardless of gender. If you’ve ever had your sexuality questioned or ever been “less manly” or “less of a man” or even “too manly,” then this undoubtedly affects you too. In the pursuit of genderRead More
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It’s been said that with the new generation entering the workforce lots of common traditions are being uplifted. For example, our fathers and their fathers before them usually, typically stayed at their job until retirement. You know, like 30+ years at the same desk with the same company. Current studies show that millennials (anyone born between the years 1980-1995) can barely stay focused on a video that lasts more than 1:46 or listen to a new song that lasts more than 2:15. This idea of keeping the same job forRead More
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If you work, go to school, or even just hang out there are a few things you should be doing to end 2014 and go into 2015. So let’s… 1. Get back into it.  Many of us have checked out during summer. No matter how old you are, summer is a different beast at any age. People are going out, staying out late, having fun, etc. From the Fall to the start of Summer it’s your “academic school year.” Summer is your break. So now it’s your time to getRead More
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Posted On September 4, 2014By Marquis WilsonIn Advice, Change, Education, Life, Life, Lifestyle, World

Is “Ignorant” Enough?

Maybe it’s merely the context in which they are always used, but oftentimes (in this current day and age) many people like to use labels to pinpoint and encapsulate the essence of another individual or their actions. Pop culture and textbook history alike have given many the license to learn and utilize different verbal agents for their personal understanding of a human entity. Sometimes they use what they’ve learned to project the hurt that they themselves harbor, and to utilize their coping mechanism tailored for their personal insecurity to belittleRead More
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About 70% of the earth’s surface is covered in beautiful ocean water. In that water there are many species and unchartered territories that make up the ocean hydrosphere. Along with those species in the hydrosphere, there are also millions of tons of trash and plastic that are hurting ocean life and the ocean itself. The question is… “what can we do to solve this problem?” Luckily a determined 19-year-old Dutch aeronautical engineering student, Boyan Slat, designed a concept with 30 mile long arms that can clean our oceans. He alsoRead More
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Posted On September 3, 2014By Ms. NuvayIn Advice, College, Education, Lifestyle

Back To School 2k14!

Another school year equals another chance to try something new! These tips are essential for a fun and success filled school year. So, who can use this guide? Middle schoolers? High schoolers? College kids? Those are all the prime beneficiaries of this advice. Tips perfect for tweens to young adults! Think of this as the golden key to some of the best years of your life. Every graduate wants to look back and have fine memories to relish. Are you ready to create moments worth reminiscing? Tip 1.   PickupRead More