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Friday News Bites: Scalia Replacement Significance, Shkreli Karma + More

Happy Friday, Unicorns! Time once again to catch up on some of the news stories catching my eye this week.

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Friday News Bites: Llaw-breaking Llamas, Oscar Post-Match, Net Neutrality + More

We have a rather jumbo-sized Friday News Bites this week, but am I glad I didn’t write this post before news about the Great Llama Chase of 2015 broke. Let’s get started.

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PoC News Around the World

It’s Martin Luther King Day, so let do what we do best and start unpacking this nation’s terrible race relations, starting with a movie about him!

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Bandaids Ain’t Options: Freezing Eggs and Facebook

Early last week, Facebook announced that it would be adding egg-freezing as one of its newest benefits for its women employees, a move that has eyebrows raised.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Would Like to Invite #GamerGate to Kiss Its Ass

Bring it on, brosephs. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Friday News Bites: HIV Treatment Advances, Obituaries + More

This past week, several notable people have passed away, but we’ve also got some bright spots in the world of medicine and music to share. Let’s get to it.

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Midweek News

Welcome to the midweek news. Do you care? Would you rather watch Say Yes to the Dress? Well, sit a spell and see what’s up. You’ll soon be back watching spoiled children choose dresses that equal the cost of a down payment on a house.

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Friday News: Banned Books! Suing Cosplayers! Marriage! Oh my.

This week’s sampler platter of news errs more on the pop cultural than usual, I admit, but they all met my main criteria for selection: Upon seeing each headline, I thought, Ooh, now that’s interesting. Let’s get to it, shall we?

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Midweek News: Why Is It Still So Hot?

No, really. Why? I feel like these 90 degree days in September are worth some discussion. No, you say? Fine. On with the news!

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News Appetizers are Mellow

Actually, today’s news is pretty darn positive. Weed is legal in one state, gay marraige is a thing in Washington, DeMint is out, and Apple will be bringing a handful of manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. – this week didn’t suck in terms of news! Read on to learn more and find out if cats […]

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News in Asia

INDIA (AL JAZEERA) India’s ruling party stages pro-reforms rally seeking to defend moves to liberalise retail, insurance and aviation sectors. Sonia Gandhi, India’s ruling Congress party chief, and Manmohan Singh, the prime minister, are trying to gain support for controversial economic policies before the 2014 parliamentary elections.

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Food

On Food and Bonding

As a person who sometimes suffers from severe social anxiety, I often have a hard time finding common ground with people. I’m the awkward person off in the corner, biting the inside of my mouth and trying to find an in into the conversation.

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News in Haiku Featuring the Blues

Hello, kittens. If you can’t stand the news, read it in haiku.

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News Appetizers Believe in Dinosaurs with Lasers

There are certain things I want to be sure I know about: when presidential candidates drop out of races, when charges are brought against certain people, and whether Apple is fixing the prices on my e-books. I never knew I really wanted to know about laser-equipped dinosaurs. Read on!

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News Appetizers Make for Lively and Awkward Dinner Conversation

It’s Friday, my loves, and that means it’s time to think about all of the things you’ll want to avoid talking about at dinner parties. Or, if you do talk about these things, then you can at least know what you’re talking about. Hungry yet?