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MIT Students Bring Invincible Ironheart To Life With Short Film

A few months ago, Marvel revealed there would be a new character behind the Iron Man arc. African-American MIT student RiRi Williams would be donning the famous Stark armor in future issues. Williams will get to don a special version…

Google Is Spoonfeeding Us Fake News

Let me start by saying I love Google products. I’m an avid Android user, and mostly everything I use to communicate with is tied to Google servers. That being said, I’m highly concerned with an issue that caught my attention over…

Astronomers Have Found A Real Life ‘Tatooine’

On Monday, Astronomers seemingly stumbled across a planet orbiting two suns, similar to the Star Wars planet Tatooine. Tatooine is the home planet of one Luke Skywalker, and is most known for their unique double sun and triple moon star…

Cards Against Humanity Wants You To Donate To Their Holiday Hole

Cards Against Humanity apparently loves to troll us for the holidays. ¬†Just in time for the beginning of the Holiday shopping season, Cards Against Humanity is digging a ginormous hole in the earth and properly naming it the ‘Holiday Hole.’…

Gamification Uses Minecraft And Pokemon To Teach Your Child

As we begin a new school year, many teachers are still scrambling to find ways to connect with their students. Being a teacher myself, I am beginning to realize that technology has become a magnificent tool to use in the…

There’s a Lesson In CM Punk’s UFC 203 Loss

Former WWE Superstar CM Punk finally had his debut fight for UFC on Saturday. 2 years into his blockbuster signing announcement, Punk finally had an opponent in up and coming fighter Mickey Gall. Long time UFC fans knew that Punk…

Amazon Looks To “Inspire” Teachers With Free Resources

    Amazon recently announced its education marketplace called Amazon Inspire. Amazon Inspire is a free service aimed to support learning and teaching in a digital classroom by offering lesson plans and resources for Pre K-12th grades. Amazon conveniently made…

Givling Rewards Your Genius With Student Loan Repayment

I came across Givling while researching options for the dark cloud that follows me around called Student Loans. ¬†Givling is a trivia game that crowd funds the payoff of student loan debt and pays out daily cash incentive prizes to…

Facebook Threatens To Delete Your Synced Photos Unless You Download This App

Facebook has began rolling out notifications warning users that they could potentially lose their synced photos forever. The move is an attempt to push their latest app called “Moments” onto users phones and further expand the Facebook ecosystem. Those of…

This Guy Makes A Compelling Comparison Between Facebook And The WWE

Ever wonder why you get so fed up and frustrated with Facebook? YouTuber Tanktronic had the same conundrum when he first had the thought of disconnecting his account. This is a thought that has often crossed my mind, and I’d…