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Why National Novel Writing Month is Awesome

What is National Novel Writing Month?

National Novel Writing Month is pretty much what it sounds like.  You write a novel in just one month.  It takes place through the entirety of November.   2,075 more words

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Why some people are a fan of One Direction and Why some people are not.

Are you a fan of One Direction or are you not a fan of One Direction? Some might say they’re not and some might say they are. 473 more words


Lab School Through the Years

 Lab School

New York City Lab school opened in 1987 on 87th between 1st and 2nd avenues. The founders and principals of the school, Rob and Sheila,  based the curriculum on the… 729 more words

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3D Printing - 101

3D Printing: then, now, and what’s next

History / Evolution

  • Started in the early 1980’s as Rapid Prototyping (RP)
  • Lots of patenting regarding printing began in 1986 …
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Triggers of Mass Shooting

What exactly triggers someone to become a killer? Even better, what drives people to become a mass shooter? Unlike regular murderers, mass shooting is when a perpetrator kills a large amount of people over a relatively short amount of time. 973 more words

Kelly Mei

Campus Sexual Assault

‘”Shut up,” she heard a man’s voice say as a body barreled into her, tripping her backward and sending them both crashing through a low glass table.’ As a freshman at University of Virginia, Jackie could have never imagined that her Phi Kappa Psi date would ruin her. 618 more words

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How Social Media Shed Light On Police Brutality in 2014, And How It Affected Police and Protesters

2014 was a big year for police protesting. The killings of Eric Garner by the NYPD, Michael Brown by Ferguson Police, and numerous other unarmed, non-violent minorities went viral this year, sparking immense protest against what some are calling a “racially unjust policing system”, saying that these killings of these individuals were justified by the victim’s skin color, and not the actions they committed. 271 more words

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