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Good Things that Happened in 2016

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Everyone’s calling it; 2016 is the worst of the lot. It’s taken a long, long list of icons and loved ones from us, with barely any time to recover before springing the next one. But the year hasn’t been a total disaster, so let’s look at the brighter side and think of some of the really amazing things that 2016 brought with it. Great Pandas are no longer [...]

5 New Year's Resolutions To Break in 2017

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And now we welcome the New Year, full of things that have never been.”— Rainer Maria Rilke Among the most inevitable things that occur at the turn of the year is New Year's resolutions. From personal notes to public statuses, New Year vows seize all the attention. Here are some that we are bound to make (and probably break) as New Year approaches. Give [...]

Nerdwriter1: a YouTube channel for, well, nerds

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With the rate at which new viral content appears on YouTube, it becomes difficult to filter through the barrage of superficial entertainment to find things that actually make you think. After all, most of YouTube these days is full of twerking. Which is why channels like Nerdwriter1 need more appreciation. Nerdwriter1 is not about anything in particular. [...]

Glorious Leaders of the World

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Throughout the course of history, the world has seen a lot of leaders - some inspirational, some depressing and some downright crazy. With a certain someone having recently been elected as one of the most powerful men in the world, after what can only  be described as a joke of a campaign, people have begun predicting the end of the world left and right. [...]

The British Schindler - Sir Nicholas Winton

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Sir Winton saved 669 babies from Nazi death, but he never expected to see them again. The 1930’s saw the establishment of one of the greatest crimes against humanity—the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. The Jews, Polish, and Czech would be hauled off into dark rooms to slowly have breath torn out of them. There was no mercy at the hands of Nazi Germany, not e[...]

Storytelling & Wrestling: Why a Fake Sport Feels So Real

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It’s no secret that professional wrestling is 'fake'. The action is staged and there's no real competition. Many people scoff at but the issue lies here. Nobody who is a hardened fan of wrestling will ever tell you that the action is 'real'. It's a TV Show just as much as Breaking Bad. The reason we watch wrestling is because this is the only 'fake' act that[...]

First Flower Blooms in Space

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There is life out there in space, and it is beautiful. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly reveled in his achievement of growing the first flower in space. The star of the show is a young zinnia blossom that bloomed early this year. Though plants have been reputed to grow in spacecraft and space stations before, the zinnia is the first-ever record of a flower bein[...]

Harassment of Women Online: Changing Tides

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Much like the real world, the cyber world has often proven itself to be hostile for women. If a girl might get harassed on the streets, it's quite likely that she will face something of that sort online too. That was the trend for many years. Thankfully, the tides are slowly changing. The government recently unveiled a new hotline for violence against wo[...]