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the facebook post

so, im just curious, i heard what happen, i went and investigated it and saw what was said. but why did he post it on facebook. with facebook, the news was able to spread within an hour and his whole "scheme" was foiled within 12 hours. was he…

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4 Replies · Reply by Ashley on Friday

Las Vegas Shooting

So while looking/thinking of an example of temporal bias, I came across three or four articles after the Las Vegas shooting of people who attending the Jason Aldean concert suddenly dying because of "accidents." Little thought popped into my…

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3 Replies · Reply by Ashley Dec 6

Future of Online Shopping

As the holiday's approach many people are getting ready to purchase their Christmas presents for others but it in the last few years they have done it differently. Many people tend to online shop because then they don't have to fight the huge…

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7 Replies · Reply by Mia Nagl Dec 1

Men..

So lately I've been seeing a lot of men posting memes saying things like "when you see a female officer and just think, why isn't she at home in the kitchen?". I don't understand why some men feel that women shouldn't be allowed to do these…

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6 Replies · Reply by Ashley Dec 1

News Worthy

When I was looking through the Today Show news feed today I noticed a headline that really made me stop. I came across the news headline "Anne Hathaway buys home in Westport, Connecticut." Is this really news worthy? Over the the last few years…

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2 Replies · Reply by William Polking Dec 1

Celebrity News

I was looking through my recent news feed and noticed that many of the stories consists of celebrity news. Today the most important new story was the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Another story was about Selena Gomez and how she's…

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2 Replies · Reply by William Polking Dec 1

Celebrity Power

As I look through my news feed today all I saw was the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Many of the news stories about their engagement was listed under breaking news. This shows how much of our society is based on celebrities and…

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2 Replies · Reply by William Polking Dec 1

Social Media Threats

In North Liberty classes were canceled after somebody began spreading threats on social media. The district reported receiving anonymous message of an Instagram report threatening to "shoot up" the high school and targeted specific students…

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4 Replies · Reply by Ashley Dec 1

A Music Trick

I was listening to music the other day and realized how many songs reminded me of commercials. Like when the song "It's Tricky" played all I could think about was that Applebees commercial. So then of course I got a super big craving for…

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1 Reply · Reply by William Polking Dec 1