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PAWS & More Animal Shelter Needs Your Old Tech Devices

PAWS & More Animal Shelter Needs Your Old Tech Devices

3 Jan 2020 Greetings Friends, Right now is a great opportunity to help out the animals at PAWS & More Animal Shelter. The team that runs the shelter is in need of some iPads and laptop computers for a new shelter management system. I'm planning to collect the...

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Why College Athletes Don’t Get Paid

Why College Athletes Don’t Get Paid

College sports have become a multi-billion dollar industry, but the NCAA's regulations prohibit amateur athletes from profiting off their abilities to go pro. But a new lawsuit could completely uped the NCAA and the college athletic business model. VICE News' Gianna...

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Self-Quiz: Should we have children?

Self-Quiz: Should we have children?

Below is a self-survey with a list of questions and considerations to ask before planning to have children. This survey isn't intended to provoke a specific answer. Such surveys do exist — trying to convince people that having children is horrible or wonderful. There...

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Dark Patterns Attempt to Manipulate and Control Consumers

Dark Patterns Attempt to Manipulate and Control Consumers

Dark Patterns are attempts by advertisers and content designers to manipulate consumers into taking actions that companies desire (like purchasing something) while making it difficult or confusing to take actions companies don't want (such as canceling an account or...

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