Wildfires and Prisoners: a Cinderella Story or Just Plain Ole Exploitation?

Recently, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) tweeted about California prison inmates being used to fight its wildfires, which have been some of the most-life-threatening in history. The post reads:…

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The Tesla Model 3: The Culmination of Elon Musk’s Master Plan
Stand-Up Comedy Using Only Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google Home
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The Augmented Self, Robots & Us
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Playing Russian Roulette with a Poisonous Apple …or Orange

There are approximately 8.5 million people in New York City awaiting their turns to take a bite out of the Big Apple. Some wait for years, and some never even come close. Surely there’s not enough to sustain us all,…

Happy 4/20, Stoners! Here are Some Munchies For Thought On Your Favorite Holiday

April 20th. Ahh, what a fine day to put on some Tom Petty, order out from your favorite pizza joint (pun intended) and *indulge*. People all over the globe will be sparking up today in celebration of the world’s chillest…

New Girl’s Exit and Roseanne’s Return

Last week, the first episode of the last season of New Girl was released. It was a minor speedbump in television history, the final record of a once extremely popular television show given a very sudden and unexpected extra life.…

Starbucks to Close 8000 Stores for One Day Of Racial Bias Training

After the uproar over arrests made in a Philadelphia Starbucks recently, the CEO of the company has made the decision to close over 8,000 stores for a few hours in May for racial bias training for more than 175,00 employees.…

Kendrick Lamar Is the First Rap Artist To Win Pulitzer

The prestigious Pulitzer Prize Music Award is always given to either classical or sometimes jazz artists. But this year, the award was given to young rap artist, Kendrick Lamar. Lamar received the award for his 2017 album entitled, “DAMN”. This…

Farewell, Paul Ryan

Ask your average American what they think of politicians, and you’ll hear expletive-laced exasperation, even contempt, in reply. I don’t share this sentiment. I admire good politicians. I have worked for a good politician. I respect politics as a vocation.…

First American Woman Wins Boston Marathon Since 1985

Today marked the 122nd Boston Marathon. It was a rainy, windy and cold mess and still thousands showed up to run the esteemed race. Desiree Linden, 34, is the first American woman since 1985 to win the women’s division of…