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Fast Track to Destroying Labor

On April 18, 2015, people around the world are uniting for a Global Day of Action to stop the Trans-Pacific Trade Pact (TPP) and Fast Track. TPP is a trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 other countries along the Pacific Rim. “Fast Track” is a Congressional voting rule that ensures trade agreements are approved without debate or amendments. Here are the reasons TPP and Fast Track are bad deals:

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Five Ways Not to Achieve Your Dreams

Everyone has dreams. However, there is a huge overlap between the dreams people have and the things that never get done. Here are five common myths about achieving dreams that may be preventing you from reaching yours:


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Love Thy Mother

 April 22, 2015, marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, a commemoration was inspired by student organizations protesting the Vietnam War in 1970. Today, billions of people all over the world celebrate Earth Day. Here are a few things you can do for Mother Earth on this year’s Earth Day:

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Women's Tax Still Exists

In 1995, California conducted a study that estimated women pay $1,351 or more a year than men for the same products, despite making 77 cents on average to every dollar men make Here is a list of some of the products women pay more for:

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Burger King Pays for Wedding

Joel Burger and Ashley King have been known as the Burger-King couple since they were in fifth grade in Illinois. As a pun, the couple announced their engagement this year in a photo next to the local Burger King fast food chain.

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Paper clips, Kindergarteners, and Boa Constrictors

How many uses can you think of for a paper clip? Maybe you can use a paper clip as a fishhook or a back scratcher, or even a Barbie coat hanger. Most adults can come up with about 20 uses for a paper clip. However, people who are especially good at divergent thinking can come up with about 200. Amazingly, the best divergent thinkers are not who you’d expect.

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The Sun Will Come Out!

The seasonal depression has been lifted! As spring finally starts to warm up in D.C. and the cherry blossoms hint at blooming, people in the District are beginning to shed their winter layers and wake up from a sleepy, snowy winter. Here are six more reasons to be happy about the sun:

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How Happiness Can Make You More Successful

We are raised in a competitive society. We are raised to believe “if I am successful, then I will be happy.” In reality, this formula is backwards. Science proves that if you’re happy first, success will follow.

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Thoughts on the Apple Watch

Americans have long been fascinated with wrist-worn technology. The Apple watch is far from the first smart-watch seen. For the past 70 years, we’ve watched pop-culture characters like Fred Flintstone, Dick Tracy, George Jetson, and James T. Kirk sporting high-tech watches. However, technology that was once just a fantasy will finally be a reality. The Apple Watch will be available to consumers April 24, 2015.

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The “Nothing” Box

We’ve all heard at one point or another that men are from Mars and women are from Venus. I wondered, however, are men and women really that different in the way we think and communicate? University professor Mark Gungor hilariously investigates the differences in men and women’s brains in his lecture titled “The Nothing Box.”

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