White House Preps for Hug a Newsperson Day Party; ‘Not a Trap’ Says Spicer
Feb21

White House Preps for Hug a Newsperson Day Party; ‘Not a Trap’ Says Spicer

WASHINGTON – Preparations have begun for the first Hug A Newsperson Day celebration to be held on April 4th on the South Lawn of the White House. According to Press Secretary Sean Spicer, the event will include a luncheon, games, and is 100 percent definitely not a trap. “Yes, President Trump has had a somewhat acrimonious relationship with the media, but on Hug A Newsperson Day we celebrate those who dedicate their lives to...

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Your Friend From College Promises This Will Be Last Trump Article He Shares Today
Feb20

Your Friend From College Promises This Will Be Last Trump Article He Shares Today

PHOENIX – Noting that he knows it’s “probably a bit obsessive” to have already sent you a combination of four news articles and think pieces related to President Donald Trump before noon, your friend from college promises that this Atlantic article will be the last item he shares with you today. “You just have to read this last one,” he told you over Facebook chat, referencing an article accusing Donald Trump of offending Dick...

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Adorable: This Town Elected a 10-Year-Old Mayor and He Fired All the Union Sanitation Workers
Feb20

Adorable: This Town Elected a 10-Year-Old Mayor and He Fired All the Union Sanitation Workers

The town of Springsburg, Wisconsin gave a big job to one of its littlest citizens in last November’s elections, choosing 10-year-old Nathan Brooks as its mayor. Brooks, a fifth-grader, may be young but he’s wasted no time proving he means business. On January 31, shortly after taking office, he fired all of the town’s union sanitation workers. “This community stands at the brink of fiscal ruin thanks to unsustainable pension...

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Unable to Repay My Debt, I Turned to the Mole People for Support
Feb19

Unable to Repay My Debt, I Turned to the Mole People for Support

I had been struggling to make ends meet for a while after college. At 26, I was working three part-time jobs to afford my meager apartment, keep gas in the car, and get some food in my belly each night. Add having to dodge an array of calls from debtors almost hourly, I felt isolated and became convinced I was drowning, that I would never find stability or happiness again. Then, I began to dig myself deeper – literally –...

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Poll: How Bigly Did Donald Trump Win His Press Conference?
Feb18

Poll: How Bigly Did Donald Trump Win His Press Conference?

President Donald Trump held a dizzying press conference last week, educating the public on uranium and trumpeting his false claim of having the biggest electoral college victory since Reagan when he wasn’t telling a Jewish reporter to sit down and be quiet or asking a black reporter if she was friends with members of the Congressional Black Caucus so she could arrange a meeting with them for Trump. In other words, it was just...

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Let’s Talk About Supermassive Black Holes With Astrophysicist Dr. Brooke Simmons
Feb17

Let’s Talk About Supermassive Black Holes With Astrophysicist Dr. Brooke Simmons

  Dr. Brooke Simmons is an astrophysicist researching galaxies and black holes, specifically the co-evolution of supermassive black holes and their host galaxies. When she isn’t spending her time figuring out the mysteries of the universe, she is also on the Zooniverse and Galaxy Zoo teams, which allow regular people to contribute to scientific research, such as the study of why so many people effortlessly break the Prime...

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