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Monica Heisey

How To Write A Graduation Speech In 2014

It’s graduation season, which means thinkers, celebrities, minor celebrities, and in the case of my university, a “famous librarian” will be gathering in robes to address hundreds of bright-eyed, outgoing graduates. The best speeches will be collated and coo-ed over on the internet. Some of them might even become top 40 hits in England, where [...]

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Adam Rensch

How To Gain Friends & Influence People: A Guide To Twitter Success

1. Be Ironic This is, perhaps, the most important tool to twitter success. Be ironic about anything and everything because nothing matters, especially not twitter, which is exactly why you’re spending 8 hours a day tweeting. This thoughtless, juvenile approach to life, one you’ve yet to outgrow, will be your life raft in a sea [...]

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Jason Ryan

Fun Internet-Quiz Results Roundup

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or have a “life” outside of the internet, you are by now well aware of the resurgence of the popular “which thing/character/whatever from pop culture are you?” quizzes popping up all over social media and clogging your Facebook timeline. Finally it’s no longer a secret which “Mama’s Family” [...]

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Maura Quint

The Savvy Woman’s Guide To Decoding Men On Twitter

Think Twitter is just a place to get your news, your laughter, your celebrity death updates, your validation, your dose of high school politics, your anger, your social interaction and your memes that have already appeared on Reddit?  Well, it’s not!  Twitter is also a great place to meet men and/or man-children! You’re a savvy, [...]

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Nigel R.

Happy New Year You Have Options

Fast on the heels of the ceremoniously well-endowed Christmas mirth, New Years often gets the shaft. Celebratory guzzling is the norm of course, along with comically-impossible resolutions, like tweet more or tweet less. Funnily enough, the New Year celebration is actually the oldest of all the holidays we know of. It was first observed around [...]

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