10 Things You Might Not Know About Animal Shelters

February 23, 2017

… facility. Sometimes families give up on them or they suffer from health issues. These situations contribute to an unfortunately high turnover rate for employees with “compassion fatigue.” 9. Too Many People Ignore The Signs Flickr / Austin Community college Inthe amazing shelters that don’t euthanize, animals can wait weeks, months, or even years before finding their perfect family match, which can lead to some uncomfortable crowding when new critters join them …

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Teen Is So Confused When Mom Mails Him A Box Of Trash, Then He Finds The Note

February 22, 2017

Connor Cox, 18, is a freshman at Westminster college in Pennsylvania. Being a new student away from home, Connor was so excited when his mom Terri told him she was going to send him a care package full of his favorite snacks. He eagerly anticipated his mom’s package to arrive, and when it finally did, he was greeted with two separate boxes. One box was full of all his favorite goodies, just like Terri promised. She sent him all sorts of fun snack foods, like cans of Pringles and bags of …

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NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving is a flat-Earth truther

February 19, 2017

… Frye ahead of NBA All-Star Weekend. SEE ALSO: college coach shaking invisible hands is really committed to sportsmanship “This is not even a conspiracy theory,” Irving said. “The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat.” “It’s right in front of our faces. I’m telling you, it’s right in front of our faces. They lie to us,” Irving added. The multimillionaire and former Duke University player didn’t back down from his theories when ESPN asked …

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Yes, time is moving slower in Trump’s America

February 18, 2017

… published by neuroscientist David Eagleman and a team of researchers at the Baylor college of Medicine found that the feeling of danger can distort how people experience time in moments of emergency. To study the phenomenon, Eagleman conducted an experiment where willing participants quite literally dived backwards and rope-less off a 150-foot ledge, approaching speeds of 70 miles per hour before collapsing into what researchers called a “special net.” Thankfully, anxiety-induced …

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The best industries to intern if you want to get a job, according to LinkedIn

February 18, 2017

… college, but getting an internship can give you the experience needed to get an edge in your future job search,” LinkedIn said. Top Industries for Retaining Interns Industry / Retention Accounting: 55% Semiconductors: 43% Management consulting: 38% Computer software: 36% Civil engineering: 34% Information technology and services: 33% Internet: 33% Aviation and aerospace: 32% Defense and space: 32% Retail: 32% BONUS: Nintendo has reinvented the party game More From …

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Facebook is letting you apply for jobs on Facebook

February 16, 2017

… pitch deck to Mashable. The user then simply taps a few buttons to apply. Cat videos are fun. Jobs … quite serious. And it’s a serious endeavor for Facebook, which has come a long way from organizing college parties to helping small business owners navigate the internet. It makes sense that Facebook would get into the market. There are 65 million Facebook Pages, and all of them within the U.S. and Canada will now be able to post about open positions on Facebook. Serious employers …

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10 Surprising Things You Never Knew About The Late Patrick Swayze

February 15, 2017

… screenplay. 3. He Earned The Title Of Tough Guy In High School Wikimedia Commons / Ealdgyth In the 1990s, Patrick needed a break from the life that show business often leads to, so he took a much needed break. He retreated to California and New Mexico to breed Arabian horses. 5. He Had Dreams Of Competing In The Olympics Pixabay / Taokinesis Before his Olympics dream, Patrick considered a football career. When a bad knee injury struckright before college, the sports …

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10 Unexpected Facts About The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet

February 4, 2017

… mature, was short for Richard, you were mistaken. 5. Parents Were Upset About Ricky’s Rock And Roll Wikimedia Commons / ABC Television Network The show spanned an impressive 14 seasons, but they were forced to give up the longest running title whenThe Simpsonscompleted their 15th season in 2004. 7. Ozzie Wouldn’t Let His Sons Go To college Wikimedia Commons / Westinghouse Broadcasting Ozzie made an unprecedented negotiation with ABC before signing his …

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What time is the Super Bowl? Ask Siri

February 1, 2017

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots reacts on the field prior to the AFC Championship Game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Image: JIM ROGASH/Getty Images Apple has turned Siri into a savvy football fan. If you want to brush up on the Super Bowl this week, Siri’s got your back. From logistical questions about this Sunday’s upcoming game to information about Tom Brady‘s college team, asking Siri Super …

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Delhi college theater group disqualified on bizarre charges of obscenity

January 31, 2017

Image: Lakshya / Facebook PAGE In a bizarre turn of events, the Delhi Government’s cultural wing has taken offence to a college theater group’s performance and has “disqualified” them on charges of “obscenity” for using words like “bra” and “panty” in a play, reported the Hindustan Times. SEE ALSO: Several Indian colleges ban sexist singers from performing on campus Lakshya – The Theatre Society Of Kamala Nehru college had …

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Silicon Valley women march in DC and plan for their future under Trump

January 23, 2017

… under continued threat by attacks on reproductive rights and the impending repeal of the Affordable Care Act. “That’s why it’s so painful,” Jennifer Tye, head of U.S. operations for the fertility and period tracking app Glow, said of this year’s election. “It feels like we’re on the precipice.” Organized by Flex and Glow, Fridays dinner brought together women from Silicon Valley and D.C., from college freshmen to seasoned activists. With …

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11 Strict And Surprising Things That Are Required Of Every Royal Nanny

January 13, 2017

… Naturally, they won’t just let any old person waltz in off the street and take the reins, but I had no idea just how much really goes into becoming a nanny for the royals. Graduates from Norland college in Bath, England, have frequently been tapped for the job over the years, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s current caretaker,Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo. Take a look to see what sort of requirementsare necessary for her and other potential royal caretakers. Do you …

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Obama is right. It’s time to burst our social media bubbles

January 12, 2017

Image: AP Its time to burst social media bubbles before they swallow democracy whole. In his presidential farewell address Tuesday night, Barack Obamathe first president of the social media eraoffered one of the most succinct criticisms ever heard on a mass scale of our social media-obsessed culture, and its effect on democracy: For too many of us, it’s become safer to retreat into our own bubbles, whether in our neighborhoods or on college campuses, or places of worship, or especially …

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Elisabeth Moss and the ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ cast talk about the show’s relevancy in 2017

January 9, 2017

… all the debates … We were of course mindful of that.” SEE ALSO: Watch the beautiful, horrifying trailer for Hulu’s ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) stars as one of the world’s few remaining fertile women, Offred. Orange is the New Black star Samira Wiley plays Moira, Offred’s best friend from college and fellow handmaid-in-training, and Alexis Bledel plays Ofglen, an ally to Offred. Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, …

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