April 2018


Parkland students offer 7 great ideas about gun control plus a ridiculous one.

In the lead-up to the March for Our Lives, The Guardian turned its pages over to the editors of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s student paper. Eagle Eye staff wrote or edited more than a dozen stories on the British media outlet’s U.S. website, complete with a number of great on-the-ground reports from the march […]

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Oops. Fox News poll finds Planned Parenthood is more popular than the NRA.

The NRA is running out of places to hide. Even a Fox News poll found people are losing faith in the group. There could hardly be a more favorable place for the National Rifle Association to have its popularity tested. Instead, a new poll commissioned by Fox News found that the NRA’s approval has dipped […]

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50 Star Wars Prequel Memes That Will Give You The Higher Ground

Did you ever hear the tragedy of Darth Plagueis the Wise? I thought not. It’s not a story the Jedi would tell you. It’s a Sith legend. Darth Plagueis was a Dark Lord of the Sith, so powerful and so wise he could use the Force to influence the midichlorians to create life… He had […]

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Laura Ingraham Apologizes to Parkland Survivor as Advertisers Ditch Her Show

After right-wing star Laura Ingraham publicly mocked Parkland school-shooting survivor David Hogg for being rejected by multiple colleges, several companies have pulled their ads from her primetime Fox News show. David Hogg Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied and whines about it. (Dinged by UCLA with a 4.1 GPA…totally predictable given acceptance rates.) […]

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Looking At People Trying To Sell Mirrors Is Our New Favorite Thing And Here Are 20+ Reasons Why

A viral Twitter thread is going around right now, with people posting and judging their attempts, and it’s becoming the unintentionally hilarious hit of the year. Some people have clearly gone to great lengths to hide themselves, others clearly don’t give a hoot. Others still see it as a chance for a little self-promotion. One […]

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A new bill would make it illegal to contact employees after work hours.

After-hours work emails can be stressful to deal with. The old saying is, “don’t take your work home with you.” But the new reality for many people is that work follows you home in the form of emails, text messages, and social media. New York City Council member Rafael Espinal Jr. has introduced a bill […]

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Native women are going missing at epic rates. A 19-year-old wants you to know why.

Some college students spend their spring break partying in the Caribbean. This student walked 80 miles in four days to help Native American women. Marita GrowingThunder, a freshman at University of Montana, walked 20 miles per day across the Flathead Indian Reservation from March 25 to 28. The goal of her “Save Our Sisters” walk? […]

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30+ Hilarious Ways The Internet Trolled Mark Zuckerberg Testifying Before Congress

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They led a national march. Now Parkland students return to a school they say ‘feels like jail’

(CNN)Students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School return to class Monday, their first day back since organizing one of the largest youth-led protests in US history. After the march, the students took a week off for spring break. When they return on Monday, they’ll have to contend with a complex mix of grief over their […]

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David Hogg will take a gap year before college to work on the midterm elections

(CNN)One of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s most visible student activists will postpone his first year of college to devote time to political causes. Hogg’s college aspirations made national headlines last month when Fox News host Laura Ingraham mocked him on Twitter over a report that he had been rejected by at least three universities […]

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