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September 29, 2012

by Kyle Stewart

Facebook hits 1 billion users

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday morning that Facebook has reached one billion active users. “If you’re reading this: thank you for giving me and my little team the honor of serving you. Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in my life,” said Mark on […]

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by Kyle Stewart

Captured on the streets

Italian artist Paolo Cirio creates figures in the public sphere using Google Street View. You’ll find Paolo’s mark all over the world — from New York to London to Berlin – in a series called Street Ghosts. In an effort to draw attention to Google privacy issues, Paolo started to plaster images on walls in Brooklyn before moving onto other major cities. […]

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September 28, 2012

by Bethany Williams

Legacy Scholarship: election season

Legacy Scholarship Program (LSP) students at Layibi SS met this week to elect student leaders. Three of them shared their thoughts on what qualities they believe make a good leader. Name: Walter Career goal: Agricultural officer What does it take to be a good leader? “According to me, a good leader should be able to […]

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by Alex Naser-Hall

Haim: “Forever (The Knocks Remix)”

When New York’s The Knocks first tweeted that they were working on a remix to Haim‘s summer smash “Forever,” I began my Twitter stalking in anticipation of the release. Yesterday the dream duo uploaded the absolute banger of a track to their Soundcloud. Hear The Knocks reworking here: The Haim sisters were on Radio 1 […]

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by Kyle Stewart

Kill ‘em with kindness…or flowers

When Papa Roach’s lead singer heard that fellow singer Jenn Wanser (of the band Wye Oak) said she hated his band’s song “Scars,” he sent her flowers and a kind note. Speaking with AV Club a few days later, Jenn had this to say about the kind gesture: When it comes down to it, whether you like what he does or what […]

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September 27, 2012

by Juan Frausto

Football goes to India

Like many countries around the world, India is a major fan of fútbol (soccer) and like many countries around the world, American football isn’t really a thing. India’s top leagues of soccer have regularly trailed behind cricket in TV viewership, but last weekend viewers were introduced to India’s first-ever American football league with hopes that […]

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by Juan Frausto

Passport to the future

When our phones or computers decide to bite the dust, we can all agree how much of a hassle it will be when our music, photos and documents suddenly disappear. But what if the problem of losing data/memories due to damaged or old tech gadgets was a thing of the past? Japan’s Hitachi recently introduced a […]

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by Alex Naser-Hall

VIDEO: Grizzly Bear – “Yet Again”

Brooklyn’s Grizzly Bear just kicked off a massive tour in support of their recent (and incredible) fourth record Shields, and today they are sharing the video for single “Yet Again.” It’s an ice-skating practice gone horribly awry – cue the broken ice, circuses, forest people, and suburbs. The clip is directed by Emily Kai Bock, the […]

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by Invisible Children

The Construction of Boundless Potential

In our quest to develop and implement sustainable programs in LRA affected areas, we met Lauren and Conor Evans, two like-minded business people, TRI donors, and builders who became determined to address some of the systemic needs plaguing the development of the economy in northern Uganda. Lauren and Conor, along with their team at The […]

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by Judith Pendergrast

Myspace comeback?

Remember Myspace? Me neither-ish. But, social media fanatics, I’m here to bring exciting news: Myspace is attempting a comeback. Its new web design feels very Pinterest meets Spotify meets Tumblr meets old-school Myspace. The new layout is clean and flashy and is taking music to a new level – giving options of making mixes, sharing mixes, […]

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