Report: Bugs Underrepresented in CS Community

May 27, 2014 12:00 pm
Report: Bugs Underrepresented in CS Community

According to a recent disturbing report published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Earth’s population of roughly 1 quintillion bugs has become an underrepresented demographic in the fields of technology and computer science. “We consider it to be a problem of retention, not recruitment,” one gypsy moth activist explained.  […]

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Rumor: Apple to Unveil MacBook Hair

May 8, 2014 9:00 am
Rumor: Apple to Unveil MacBook Hair

Thrilling investors after years of similar product releases, rumors have indicated that a third member will be joining the MacBook family: the MacBook Hair. According to reports, the MacBook Hair gives users a “new way to express their individuality by styling the hair attached to their MacBook. The hair comes in […]

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Mormon Tablets: Were they iPads or Microsoft Surfaces?

April 17, 2014 9:00 am
Mormon Tablets: Were they iPads or Microsoft Surfaces?

Thanks to the Tony Award-winning musical, “The Book of Mormon”, the number of Americans acquainted with the religion of Mormonism is higher than ever.  Mormons, who are members of the Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter Day Saints, believe in a third installment of the Bible, that was discovered […]

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Developing Story: Your Grandmother is Confused by Her New Smart Phone

March 14, 2014 9:00 am
Developing Story: Your Grandmother is Confused by Her New Smart Phone

Early reports are confirming that today, at approximately 12:17PM, your grandmother called you from her home phone to ask about her “dang” iPhone. “Okay. Wait… slow down. Okay. So there is a home button. Alright, is that the one on the top?” asked your grandmother, who has definitely had this […]

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Popular Theory that the Little Mermaid is Genghis Khan Probably False

March 5, 2014 12:00 pm
Popular Theory that the Little Mermaid is Genghis Khan Probably False

One of the latest internet pop culture theories is a fascinating idea regarding the Toy Story movies, which suggests that Andy’s mother is in fact Emily, the original owner of the doll Jesse. An equally popular online theory is  that the character Ariel, also known as the Little Mermaid, and […]

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Study Finds Gender Gap in Meth is Widening

January 27, 2014 12:01 pm
Study Finds Gender Gap in Meth is Widening

It is no surprise by now that men are more likely to study meth after high school than their female counterparts, but a new study indicates that the gender gap may be widening even further. Not only are women underrepresented in meth and meth-related fields – like being a methhead, […]

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Google Opens First Physical Store in Stanford Shopping Center

January 21, 2014 9:00 am
Google Opens First Physical Store in Stanford Shopping Center

In an effort to alleviate the strain on its servers and expand its footprint, tech giant Google announced the grand opening of its first physical storefront in the Stanford Shopping Center last Tuesday. “We think we can provide physical analogues of our most searched-for services, giving people the freedom to […]

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Sexually Confused Electrical Engineering Major Receives Mixed Signals 

January 15, 2014 9:00 am
Sexually Confused Electrical Engineering Major Receives Mixed Signals 

Electrical Engineering Sophomore Stuart Robertson found himself befuddled last Friday afternoon over a curious interaction in Packard, which may have been more than he had originally expected. Upon entering the lab, Robertson instantly took note of the unusually charged atmosphere that appeared to be emanating from his regular lab bench. […]

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Researchers Find Hints of Truth in Proverbs

January 13, 2014 12:00 pm
Researchers Find Hints of Truth in Proverbs

A penny saved is a penny earned, true. But in this day and age, when pennies are on the brink of decirculation, what does this really mean? Researchers from a number of Stanford’s academic departments released a report last Tuesday with the goal of redefining this age-old economic truism- and […]

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2014: A Year in Preview

January 6, 2014 12:00 pm
2014: A Year in Preview

January 1: Health coverage under Obamacare begins, which is particularly helpful for one Milwaukee man who is rushed to a local emergency room after New Year’s Eve revelry leaves a champagne bottle lodged six inches inside of him. February 12: Speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno captures the nation’s attention during […]

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