Breaking News: People Hate the New Facebook

February 6, 2010 7:13 pm
Breaking News: People Hate the New Facebook

Seconds after Facebook headquarters launched “The New Facebook” people all over the world frantically began commenting on how much it sucked and how it shouldn’t have been changed. Facebook user Lonnie Aguila updated his status to “new facebook wtf? im confussed.” Facebook engineers, however, were not worried. Software designer Roddy […]

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Opinion: I may stink, but I’m saving the environment

February 4, 2010 12:22 am
Opinion: I may stink, but I’m saving the environment

By Ben Burges The environment is in danger. Each day, we go about our business—filling landfills, drilling in the arctic, killing rain forests—but do we do anything to stop it? No. Well I think this sucks, and I’m going to do something about it. Here at MIT, we know what […]

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Lady Gaga Wins World Series of Poker

February 2, 2010 1:32 am
Lady Gaga Wins World Series of Poker

Lady Gaga won the World Series of Poker yesterday, decisively defeating Texas Hold ‘Em players from around the world in the televised event on ESPN. The key to Gaga’s success, her flabbergasted rivals seem to think, was not so much her natural card playing ability as it was her detached […]

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Students Protest the Protesting of WBC Protest

February 1, 2010 3:46 pm
Students Protest the Protesting of WBC Protest

STANFORD, CA– News that the infamous Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) would be protesting at Stanford’s Hillel House divided much of the student body. Many thought the WBC protesters should be met with a counter-protest to glorify tolerance and fight discrimination, while others believed that ignoring the church would be the […]

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Full Text of Obama’s State of the Union Address

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Full Text of Obama’s State of the Union Address

Following is the transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union address, delivered January 27, 2010, as released by the White House. Madam Speaker, Vice President Biden, members of Congress, the Coca-Cola Corporation, and fellow Americans. From time to time, the President shall inform Congress of the state of the […]

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The Flipside Exclusive Interview with Adam Savage

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The Flipside Exclusive Interview with Adam Savage

STANFORD – Excerpt from Scott Scotley’s exclusive interview with Adam Savage of TV’s Mythbusters SCOTLEY: Mr. Savage, rumor has it that you and the Mythbusters team have chosen Stanford University as the focus of your next episode. Can you bust this myth? SAVAGE: Ha ha, very funny Scott. But in […]

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Apple iPad Makes Life Easier for Women

January 30, 2010 11:05 pm
Apple iPad Makes Life Easier for Women

SAN FRANCISCO—This week, Mac icon Steve Jobs introduced the Apple iPad. Sized between an iPod and an iBook, the iPad is expected to take the world by storm. Though the iPad is designed to appeal to all consumers, it has a deeper significance for women. Melissa Bennett, spokesperson for the […]

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The Flip Report: January 30th

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The Flip Report: January 30th

In 5 Minutes Ago Out Raising money for Haiti Raising money for AIDS Livestrong Bracelets Hating Westboro Baptist Church Hating Republicans Hating Scientologists Tavita Pritchard playing basketball Tavita Pritchard playing football Tavita Pritchard figure skating

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Apple Introduces Revolutionary New iWindows

January 29, 2010 1:38 am
Apple Introduces Revolutionary New iWindows

Judging from the all-around mood of jubilance and the excited chatter of fanboys and industry execs, Apple had done it again. Like previous groundbreakers, iWindows lived up to the hype. Rumors spread like wildfire, ranging from Windows being bundled with Safari instead of Internet Explorer, to the inclusion of Garage […]

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Study Finds: If Your Hand is Bigger than Your Face You Need Surgery

January 28, 2010 2:25 am
Study Finds: If Your Hand is Bigger than Your Face You Need Surgery

In a packed auditorium on Saturday, Stanford Hospital Director Ken Toshi informed a somber audience of the very real medical problems associated with having a larger hand than face. In a prepared statement, Toshi debriefed the audience, stating, “our meta-analysis of over six hundred patients revealed that those unfortunate individuals […]

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