Daily Archives : June 6, 2014

Slenderman: The Blurred Line between Internet Fact and Fiction

Described by numerous sources as an obscenely tall, faceless man; generally appearing in a black or grey suit with a red or black tie, and white shirt;  and flashing black, shadow-like tentacles, Slenderman is universally understood to be both malevolent…

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The Portsmouth Incident and Knife Attack Safety

1:27PM: A few hours ago, an individual stabbed an unidentified victim at the Navy exchange near Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth.  The suspect of this attack, identified as Wilbur Harwell, was an alleged active-duty 3rd Class Petty Officer.  While the…

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Modern “Activism” and the Downfall of Meaningful Political Participation

The first time I “got involved” in politics, I was eight. Somehow, from watching the news or hearing snippets of adult conversations, I had decided I was against the Iraq War. In the weeks before the election of 2004, I…

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What iOS 8 means for Apple

Whether you are a tech junkie or just a caveman, it’s no doubt that Apple has been experiencing a “lull” since the passing of the late Steve Jobs.  Innovation has decreased in output (and arguably quality), market power has declined (see…

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