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The Internet is Upset About Captain America Becoming a Hydra Nazi

The Internet is Upset About Captain America Becoming a Hydra Nazi

The internet is in an uproar this week about a comic book reboot of Captain America that has a shocking reveal: in the end of the issue, Cap flings an ally out of an airplane, looks at his captive and says “Hail Hydra!” Hydra is the Nazi-like group of villains […]

by December 2, 2016 6 comments Arts, Trending
4 Things You Didn’t Know About Inspirations for Star Wars

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Inspirations for Star Wars

Many a Star Wars fan celebrates May 4 as a kind of informal holiday. Based on the iconic line, “may the force be with you,” the day recognizes just how popular the film series is, especially after its successful relaunch with 2015’s The Force Awakens. Even serious fans of the […]

by December 1, 2016 7 comments Arts, Trending
NBC’s Saturday Night Live is Changing the Way They Sell Ads

NBC’s Saturday Night Live is Changing the Way They Sell Ads

NBC’s Saturday Night Live is changing the way they present advertisements to their viewers. Not the fake advertisements they run for fake products like Colon Blow or Heroin A.M, but corporate-bought advertising for legitimate products and services. Lorne Michaels, creator and producer of Saturday Night Live, recently announced that the […]

by November 30, 2016 4 comments Trending
28 Pages of 9/11 Report Declassified:  Explosive Revelations About Saudi Arabia

28 Pages of 9/11 Report Declassified: Explosive Revelations About Saudi Arabia

The George W. Bush administration classified thousands of documents after the terrorist hijackings of three commercial airlines brought down the World Trade Center and crashed into the Pentagon. A fourth airplane was heroically crashed by passengers who stopped the terrorists from crashing it into the White House. For the last […]

by November 29, 2016 7 comments Politics, World
Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Walmart is the United States’ biggest employer. Its low-pay and few benefits are controversial, since many Walmart workers then rely on social services to bridge the gap in human services. However, a new report by The Tampa Bay Times has highlighted another unusual and unexpected result of having such a […]

by November 28, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending
Prom-unism and the Weirdest Prom Themes of All Time

Prom-unism and the Weirdest Prom Themes of All Time

Prom and Homecoming Dances are two of the biggest events for high school students in America. Most people remember prom as a generic affair, as the most popular prom themes have remained “A Night to Remember,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “A Night in Paris,” and “Tropical Paradise.” But some students […]

by November 27, 2016 9 comments Arts, Trending
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Spoiler Summary of New West End Play

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Spoiler Summary of New West End Play

Harry Potter is back in a big way! Several years after the seventh and final book in author J.K. Rowling’s beloved series, new material about the Wizarding World is being released in the form of a new play. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play which debuted […]

by November 26, 2016 7 comments Arts
Research Says Elementary School Homework Does Not Improve Academic Performance

Research Says Elementary School Homework Does Not Improve Academic Performance

Harris Cooper, the well-regarded homework researcher at Duke University, recently made the blanket statement that “[t]here is no evidence that any amount of homework improves the academic performance of elementary students.” The statement is a strong one, especially as it completely challenges the orthodoxy that elementary school homework is necessary […]

by November 25, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending
Inside Pittsburgh’s Asylum City for Exiled Writers

Inside Pittsburgh’s Asylum City for Exiled Writers

In the 1980s, Salman Rushdie was subject to a fatwa, or death sentence, because of his novel The Satanic Verses. He was forced into exile. Although Rushdie had wealth and fame, his time in hiding taxed his resources. When Rushdie emerged, he and other writers formed the International Parliament of […]

by November 23, 2016 6 comments Arts, Politics, World
Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

A Chinese prison is seeing surprising results in the rehabilitation of inmates by sending them to classes based on the teachings of Confucius. Confucianism is a blend of philosophy and religion established in the 6th–5th century BCE. Although there is no official religion in China, the Chinese have followed these […]

by November 22, 2016 6 comments Politics, World