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New York Times (re)discovers Ivy League hook-up culture

New York Times trend pieces elicit a fair share of mockery for being patronizing and late to the game (just look at their incessant bumping on millennials). Their latest piece was no exception. Its premise, in not so many words, was something like, “OMG newsflash: College girls are having no-strings-attached sex. On purpose.” Yawn. Reporter  

Texas hotel honors weird request

The Woodlands Resort is a pretty fancy place. Located in a suburb north of Houston, this resort’s pool has even been ranked No. 7 on the list of top pools in North America. One couple had their odd requests fulfilled. Usually rock stars and celebrities make outrageous demands for their trailers or hotel accommodations,but two  
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TV: Who will get Emmy noms Thursday?

Emmy nominations will be announced in the wee small hours of the morning on Thursday: What does that mean? Well, first, that a lot of sitcom actors can sleep in. Once again, there’s no point in asking “what’s so funny” on TV because the answer comes back: Not much. If you scratch your head about  
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Gen Y fights back against attackers

People love to hate on millenials. It seems like every day there’s a new hit piece on “the most selfish generation.” The tight-T-shirt-and-skinny-jeans-clad Gen Y is humorless, the most entitled, the slowest to grow the hell up and move the hell out of mom and dad’s house. We’re too busy taking selfies, Instagramming food, live-tweeting  
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Alanis Morisette’s ‘Ironic’ finally is ironic thanks to rewrite

Isn’t it ironic that Alanis Morissette’s 1996 “Ironic” single doesn’t contain much irony? Not really, it’s just poor songwriting, but now a performer from New York has taken the time to help Alanis out with her new video, “It’s Finally Ironic.” In the original video, Morissette convulses in the back of an Oldsmobuick while singing  
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The beer can makes a comeback

The beer can is back. The much-maligned runt of the beer container litter is undergoing a Renaissance, reports Ad Age, thanks to creative new packaging designs, inner liners that reduce the “aluminum taste” and, most importantly a new market in smaller boutique breweries who previously only bottled. According to Ad Age, 97 percent of the  
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Suit: Florida accidentally banned all computers and cell phones

According to the plaintiffs in a Florida lawsuit, the state inadvertently banned all computer and cell phones in a hasty attempt to crack down on Internet gambling. In an attempt to ban electronic gambling houses, House Bill 155 classifies “any machine or device or system or network of systems” that could be used for games  
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Target employees sue over racist memo

Three Hispanic former employees of Target are suing the national retailer over an in-house memo of “Multi-Cultural Tips” that they say perpetuated ethnic stereotypes while trying to prevent them. Courthouse News reports, the lawsuit alleges discrimination based on Target’s “Organization Effectiveness, Employee and Labor Relations Multi-Cultural Tips,” which included the following notes on Hispanic warehouse  
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What are the most diverse cities in America?

It’s no surprise that several cities in California are some of the most diverse in the nation considering the state itself is one of the most diverse in the nation — but it’s also home to the two least-diverse cities. The folks over at have compiled a list of the top 20 most diverse  
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Can you really die from peeing on the third rail?

A man heading home from a night of bar-hopping reportedly died from electrocution Monday after urinating on the third rail of the G train tracks in Brooklyn. Well, at least according to the New York Post, which credits unnamed sources with saying that “a drunken man was electrocuted and killed relieving himself on the third rail