The Many Sides of YouTube

The Many Sides of YouTube

March 31, 2017


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Today entertainment is available at the touch of a button. One of the quickest forms of entertainment available is YouTube, an American video-sharing website. Without the need for an account, YouTube puts content from the latest music videos around the world to everyone’s favorite cat videos at the eas...

Top 5 Best April Fools’ Pranks

Top 5 Best April Fools’ Pranks

March 31, 2017


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Spaghetti Trees In 1957, the British news program “Panorama” managed to convince hundreds of people that spaghetti could grow on trees. They ran a segment about the Swiss spaghetti harvest, that was apparently because of an unusually mild winter. There were weeks of preparation that went int...

Lake Superior: Rightfully Named

Lake Superior: Rightfully Named

March 24, 2017


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While the large expanse of water itself may be boastful (the lake is the largest in the world by surface area and the third-largest by volume), the lake and its shores are incredibly beautiful. Many places along the Minnesota North Shore provide stunning glimpses of the lake—here are a few: Canal Pa...

Burning money or expanding your options?

Burning money or expanding your options?

March 24, 2017


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Psychology - one of the most underrated and not understood career pathways. A career pathway more people should consider going into. Although 80% of people surveyed said they knew at least one career a person can obtain with a psychology degree, 77% of those people recorded only knowing careers as a coun...

Ghosts: Real or Fiction?

Ghosts: Real or Fiction?

March 21, 2017


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From the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future to the spirits haunting our favorite horror films, and even on to our animated friend Casper the Friendly Ghost, ghosts appear quite often in our culture. But these spooky beings aren’t just another American fad; ghosts have been prevalent for centur...

Changes in Football Protective Gear

Changes in Football Protective Gear

March 7, 2017


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Pro Football Hall Of Fame, a football history site, says “the date was November 12, 1892, a day that would forever be etched in sports history.” This was that day that the first pro football game was played. It was between the Allegheny Athletic Association and the Pittsburgh Athletic Club.  Si...

The Iditarod: Alaska’s Grand Event

The Iditarod: Alaska’s Grand Event

March 3, 2017


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Alaska is the most sparsely populated state in the United States with a little over 700,000 people. This cold state is most known for its diverse terrain and outdoor-themed TV shows, but not many know about one of the state’s largest events, the Iditarod, or the Last Great Race on Earth. The Idita...

10 Weirdest Holidays

10 Weirdest Holidays

February 27, 2017


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1. Squirrel Appreciation Day - January 21 According to the creator of the day, Christy Hargrove, the “Celebration of the event itself is up to the individual or group - anything from putting out extra food for the squirrels to learning something new about the species.” The day is celebrated ann...

Seeing and Drawing

Seeing and Drawing

February 27, 2017


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The initial goal of most people who begin drawing is to try and recreate images they see. Drawing something exactly as one sees it, however, can be very frustrating. The difference between expectation and reality may be only a couple pencil strokes, but the resulting image can be tragic. The main compli...

Who is St. Patrick?

Who is St. Patrick?

February 27, 2017


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Many recognize St. Patrick’s Day as a time to dress in all green and go out and get drunk with friends, but like many holidays, there is a serious origin to this holiday. As the name of the holiday would insinuate, the origin of this holiday begins with St. Patrick of Ireland, one of the world’s ...

Ate Reasons Why Waffles Are Better Than Pancakes

Ate Reasons Why Waffles Are Better Than Pancakes

February 24, 2017


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1. They can be crispy and fluffy at the same time. Pancakes are mostly, if not entirely, fluffy. That is good to an extent. But waffles have the best of both worlds.       2. They work with savory. Waffles taste incredible as the foundation in an egg and bacon sandwich, a...

Banned Speech On Campus; Harmful or Helpful?

Banned Speech On Campus; Harmful or Helpful?

February 17, 2017


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In the age of political correctness, there are many ideas that are perceived to be controversial. There will always be a large group on the positive side, the other group on the negative side and some in the middle. Living in America grants freedom, but how much can that freedom extend? When it comes ...

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