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Pop Addict: Suge Knight Homicide; Gaye family wins trial

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Angie Stone Arrested According to TMZ, singer Angie Stone was arrested for domestic aggravated assault after an altercation that involved both her and her 30-year-old daughter, Diamond. Stone allegedly punched her in the face, knocking out her front teeth. Stone claims that she was defending herself with a metal stand and accidentally hit her. ...

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Pop Addict: Leonard Nimoy dies; Brown fathers child

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Chris Brown is with child Chris Brown’s life continues to be a circus. According to TMZ, it has come out that the R&B star has been keeping a 9-month-old kid on the down low—a child that he had with a woman who isn’t his girlfriend. Which when you think of the song that he ...

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Daily Strange: The anti-romantic octopus

Written by Ivey Ingalls-Rubin, Staff Writer Octopuses sure are strange creatures. From being proclaimed as the most intelligent of all invertebrates to being known to carry “toys” and have individual responses and temperaments. The most intriguing of the octopuses’ traits however lies within its sex habits. Next time you come across an octopus tentacle, keep in mind that you may very ...

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Daily Strange: New device may give deaf people the opportunity to “hear” through their tongues

Written by Ivey Ingalls-Rubin, Staff Writer A new device may give deaf people the opportunity to “hear” through their tongues. Cochlear implants have altered the lives of many people around the planet. Since their introduction, the deaf or severely hard of hearing have been capable of regaining one of their senses back, the sense of sound. Though these implants have ...

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Why are paper cuts such a bother?

Written by Ivey Ingalls-Rubin, Staff Writer What happens when you mix a fairly innocent finger-tip with the malicious edge of a piece of paper? The answer is an obscene amount of pain. But have you ever been curious as to why such a small slice in your little finger renders you so much pain? There are a few factors that ...

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Pop Addict: Beyoncé Photo Leak, Ray J’s arrest

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Hundreds of Unretouched Photos of Beyoncé Leak Everyone is up in arms over newly leaked unretouched photos of Beyoncé that have made their way online. People seem to have propped her up so high that they seem to have forgotten that she is not in fact a RealDoll. People were horrified to learn that ...

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Debunking the fits = sits theory

Written by Ivey Ingalls-Rubin, Staff Writer All true feline enthusiasts know that no matter how many toys you may bestow on your cat, nothing could ever compare to a simple cardboard box. Why exactly do our adorable feline friends find such attraction in boxes, bags, baskets, suitcases etc? A cat seeks out confined spaces because of an instinctual urge. In the ...

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Next Flick Picks: New movie pick feature is answer to your online streaming indecision and boredom

by John Preer Drama – Short Term 12 (2013) This week’s drama title is an award winning independent film by director Destin Daniel Cretton. The film centers on a supervisor for a group home of at-risk teens. Brie Larson portrays the main character, Grace, a dedicated caregiver who struggles with juggling her own personal shortcomings and the troubled teens in ...

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Pop Addict: Depressing ads; Bobbi Kristina rushed to hospital

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor  Winners of the Week: Depressing Superbowl Commercials Seahawks fans weren’t the only ones pulling a long face this past Sunday night. In a night of buzzkill commercials, one stood out among the pack. Nationwide Insurance Company spent a reported $6.75 million on a Superbowl spot that left quite the impression with audiences. The commercial featured ...

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Daily Strange: Virtual Traffic lights

by Ivey Ingalls-Rubin There’s nothing quite as frustrating and infuriating as being held up in traffic, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University may have found a solution. By exchanging all physical traffic lights with virtual lights that appear on your windshield, they suggest that this could reduce the commute time of urban workers by at least 40 percent. The use ...

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