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Defaulted: The Year I Only Read Books Written by Women

I read a lot. As an example: in 2013, I made it my goal to read at least 100 books (while working full-time and being in school). 890 more words


A Geek's Guide to Washington D.C.'s AwesomeCon

By Emma Louise Backe

Awesome Con is in Washington, D.C. this weekend and I can’t wait to see the Metro flooded with cyborgs, otaku and every version of fan and cosplay imaginable. 1,044 more words

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TV: In Defence of the TV Generation

Lazy. Spoiled. Entitled. Far too tethered to the television and other electronic devices. These descriptions of our generation have been ingrained since our early childhood and into young adulthood from parents, teachers and other adults. 1,014 more words


#IWillNotShare: Twitter Users Stand Up Against Cultural Appropriation

In the latest string of Hollywood and haute couture instances of cultural appropriation, Marc Jacobs SS15 runway featured white models sporting bantu knots, a black hairstyle. 549 more words


Has traditional Government run its natural course?

Much has changed in the 170 years since Charles Barry was successful with his competition entry to redesign the Houses of Parliament. The current buildings replaced the previous Parliamentary structures destroyed by fire in 1834. 1,099 more words



“This film reveals the shocking story of Jayson Blair, the most infamous serial plagiarist of our time, and how he unleashed the massive scandal that rocked The New York Times and the entire world of journalism. 42 more words