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6 Internet Acronyms Coined By Historical Figures

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6. “FML” -Edgar Allan Poe That’s right, the American author EAP was the first to coin the term “FML” or Fuck My Life. Best known for his dark and depressing fiction and thought by many historians to have died by suicide, he actually sent this acronym for the first time by carrier pigeon to his dear friend Mortimer about a time that his cat knocked his inkwell onto a page of his poems. 5. “BRB” & “NVM” -Amelia Earhart  Besides her accomplishments in creating two widely used internet acronyms of the modern day, Amelia Earhart was also the first woman…

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Intellectual Elite Sarah Palin Saves Trump’s Campaign

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Jan. 21, 2016 Donald Trump’s campaign for 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee has been one of the most interesting and, thanks to the internet, mocked campaigns in American history. Many have taken to the web launching attacks on his character, intelligence, ability to lead, and the validity of his claim that he is a human being with emotions and free will. Well here comes someone who hasn’t had any of those premises attacked to the rescue: philosopher and scholar Sarah Palin. While Palin may have a spotless record as far as being ridiculed on the internet goes, she does have a…

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Student Allergic to Everything Gets Own School

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Jan. 20, 2016 San Fransisco, CA Second Grader Gavin Currant is like most second graders. He likes cartoons, cereal with bright colors on the box, and to play with his collection of action figures. What makes Gavin different is his allergies. Gavin is allergic to over 320 foods, animals, plants, and chemicals, which has put his school in quite the predicament. It all started on the first day of school. All students were warned not to bring peanuts, shellfish, tree nuts, gluten, soy, or milk in their school lunches. Most students complied, but one students had smuggled a fun size…

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Dog Pedigrees: Most Overlooked Form Of Institutional Racism

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Jan. 16, 2016 Year after year purebred dogs compete for best in show and year after year these competitions further the need for discussion of the most pressing social issue of our time: purebred privilege. It’s 2016 and it is as prevalent now as ever, and it’s not about heritage and genealogy; it’s the most blatant form of institutional racism. It’s not just about acknowledging the privileges that purebred dogs have, but the struggle that mixed-breed dogs face. They don’t understand what it’s like to be out on a walk and hear someone call them the M word (mutt or…

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Tupac’s Hologram Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

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Jan. 15, 2016 The hologram of late rapper Tupac Shakur has announced he will run for President of the United States in the 2016 election. This is a monumental achievement for the hologram community as well as the rap community. While the living Tupac would probably have voted Democrat (if he voted at all), Tupac’s hologram will run for candidacy as a Republican. Tupac’s hologram may not have the power to speak of his own accord, but the late Tupac’s discography has been mashed up by his campaign manager and will be used for debates, rally speeches, campaign ads, and…

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New Fantasy Football Off The Gridiron Takes Nation By Storm

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Jan. 14, 2016 Amidst controversy over gambling laws, fantasy football has found another loophole to allow players to continue wagering and winning money with their favorite players. What’s the catch? The action happens off the field in this new game: Fantasy Football Off The Gridiron. Players of Fantasy Football OTG will still be able to draft players and make teams, but rather than choosing players for their performance on the field, in OTG players are chosen for their behavior off the field. Different behaviors are given different point values and most of the action happens in the offseason, providing players…

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Texas High School Eliminates Science From Curriculum

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Jan. 14, 2016 Arlington, TX A school board measure at Texas High School passed this week that will effectively end science from being taught as a core subject. Parents, students, and educators all supported the cut. “There was just too much curriculum in that subject that contradicted the existence of God. We couldn’t in good conscience continue to teach lies like that to innocent children,” remarked Ellen Goodman, 24 year educator and mother of three. Cuts like these are not new at Texas High School. In 1997 the history books were substituted with Bibles. In 2009 the school also said…

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