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Spanish Town That Runs on Twitter Shows Off the Power of Social Media

Twitter, along with countless other social media websites, is often viewed as a productivity killer. But a small town in Spain has actually been using the platform to improve communication between authorities and the people. 238 more words

Technology

B.C. boy saves family from house fire after sneaking in late-night cartoons

A Sooke, B.C., man is praising the heroic efforts of his young son who helped his family escape a fire in their home early Thursday morning. 417 more words

Canada

TV news crews robbed of cameras during live broadcasts

SAN FRANCISCO – News crews from two San Francisco Bay Area television stations were robbed at gunpoint and a cameraman was pistol whipped during live broadcasts on Thursday. 281 more words

Canada

U.S. town's Boom Box Parade ready to march again

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – Willimantic’s annual Independence Day parade once again will include the traditional Little League teams, floats sponsored by local businesses, fire trucks, and politicians. 480 more words

World

Sex performance at university causes scandal in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – A sex performance at a university in Argentina’s capital is causing an uproar.

The hardcore sex acts were played out Wednesday night by actors in an open space at the social sciences department of the University of Buenos Aires. 94 more words

World

Day 3: Write about weird things you do when you are alone

Day 3: Weird things you do when your alone

I shall write a list…
• Self loathe
• Pull out dark hair that grows in unwanted places… 317 more words

30 Day Challenge

Barack Obama, Jeb Bush unite against peas in guacamole

Guacamole dip: promoting world peace since July 1, 2015.

American President Barack Obama and Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush agreed on something on Wednesday: there’s no place for English peas in guacamole dip. 273 more words

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