Category Archives: Culture

5 Mental Tricks for Getting Over Yourself

It’s not news, and this article is over a year old, but I think it’s socially relevant. If you’re frustrated because you feel that you can’t write anything on Facebook without 100 people thinking you’re talking to them, post this. … Continue reading

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Men and Depression

Middle-aged white men have become more susceptible to depression and suicide than ever before. I couldn’t imagine being male and depressed. As a female, I can vouch for the fact that it’s a lot more socially acceptable for women to … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber Face Times with Malala Yousafzai

Young girls of today do not need to be looking at a Barbie doll. They need to be looking at a Malala doll. I want a Malala Yousafzai doll. That’s the kind of gal that gets the attention and respect … Continue reading

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Documentary will focus on Marsh 3′s unusual art | Amarillo Globe-News

Instead of a documentary that discusses Stanley Marsh’s illegal actions and scandals, this documentary strives to highlight the art and artists that he hired. In my humble opinion, the people who created the art that made Marsh famous never got … Continue reading

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One way to make it easier to get up in the morning…

The Barisieur is an alarm clock that wakes people up by making their favorite coffee.

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Exploring the true meanings of public information and private information

This was a thought-provoking article from a Medium writer on the true meaning of public information. What does it all mean anymore? “A stranger could park a drone with a webcam outside your window and live-stream video footage from inside … Continue reading

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Marijuana helps grow the homeless population in Denver

As people flock to Colorado to enjoy legalized marijuana, there’s been a surge in the homeless population in and around Denver.

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Is There Archie After Death?

Archie dies. It’s kind of awesome. Postmortem greatness. It’s a spinoff comic. It’s literally cultural post-postmodernism. Is the afterlife? I thought Archie would live forever. Either it’s true that Archie is now cult fodder or it means that we’re all … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift Writes Op-Ed on the Music Biz: ‘Music Should Not be Free’

Originally posted on Variety:
Taylor Swift has taken to the Wall Street Journal to pen an op-ed, discussing the music industry at large and its future from the perspective of one of its most popular songstresses. In the piece, Swift…

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Texas Observer Annual Short Story Contest

Also open to writers outside of Texas. It’s Story Time!   The rules for the annual Texas Observer Short Story Contest contain a clause that reads, “No restriction on genre; entries with a Texas setting or theme are encouraged.” Writers … Continue reading

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