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In need of groceries fast? Amazon uses drones to deliver groceries

Written by Carlius Williams, Staff Writer Amazon is about to eliminate the strain of shopping and loading grocery carts. The big thing in recent technology is drones, and Amazon is about to change the grocery game with their new grocery-delivering robots. They have plans to expand Amazon Fresh to include delivery by drones. The drones will not be like the ...

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New way to purchase items by swiping your credit card with the MasterCard selfie

Written by Danielle Shaw, Staff Writer Case-sensitive passwords can be a drag when you fail to recall your first pet’s name, and can’t seem to prove that you’re simply visually impaired and NOT an alien when attempting to reset them. You think to yourself, “If only there were a simpler way.” Lucky for you MasterCard has got you covered! MasterCard ...

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How easy is it for Internet Uses to get tricked?

Written by Miles Brown, Staff Writer Have you ever messaged a stranger or received a message from a social media user and carried many different conversations before you realize you have no idea who you are really talking to.  Users who talk to fake profiles on the internet realize that they were never able to truly know who they were ...

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Young Jenners enter game world

Written by Julie Jernigan, Staff Writer It’s a Kardashian world and we’re just living in it, or Jenner to be exact. Kendall and Kylie Jenner, 20 and 18 respectively, have accomplished more in their lifetime than we ever could, and they haven’t made it to 21 yet. Whether their success is from nepotism or hard work is a whole other ...

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Physicians unveil first transplant of male sexual organ

Written by Tiarra Bell, Staff Writer For this first time in U.S history, surgeons will perform a penis transplant on an American veteran that was brutally injured during combat. The unnamed recipient lost majority of his penis during an explosion while deployed in Afghanistan. Surgeons hope to find a penis transplant from a deceased man providing full functions including urination, ...

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Facebook introduces new way to ‘like’

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Facebook has introduced a new emoji feature to express whether a post is likeable enough. After months of testing, the social media platform is rolling out five new reaction emojis -“love,” “haha,” “angry,” “wow,” and “sad”- that will accompany the “like” button. While there still is no dislike button, the emojis are a step in ...

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New surgical microchips the key to the future

Written by Meaghan Bitters, Staff Writer Imagine a world where people can enter buildings and turn on machines using a tiny microchip in their hands. Well, that future—at least for Sweden—isn’t too far out. A few office workers in Sweden are being injected with a microchip the size of a grain of rice “that will open doors, turn on machines ...

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New Self-Filling Water Bottle to Revolutionize Fresh Water

Written by Julie Jernigan, Staff Writer California and other parts of the world are experiencing extreme drought problems, so conserving water is a must right now. Since only 2.5 percent of the Earth’s water is drinkable, we need to come up with new ways to access drinkable water before we run out. Kristof Retezár, a designer in Vienna, did just ...

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Help Leo finally win an Oscar!

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor With just days until the big show, known Oscar desperado Leonardo DiCaprio needs all the help that he can get in finally capturing that coveted Academy Award. British animation group The Line has created a new way for you to contribute in the actor’s storied quest in snagging the much maligned award in the ...

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Pop Addict–Grammy Edition

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor A pop culture fanatic’s shortlist of this week’s happenings. Secondhand embarrassment for Bow Wow New year; same results. For the second year in a row, the Grammys churned out yet another snoozer of an award show. The show was low on the awards and high on the tribute performances Monday evening. According to Deadline, ...

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