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Gaga’s ‘Art’ Spews Green Slime

Lady Gaga is promoting her controversial new album “Artpop” across the U.S. Controversy surrounds the project and some say she has gone too far in efforts to blend art and pop. During her performance at the South by Southwest Music … Continue reading

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Good ‘Move’ or Misstep?

First Lady Michelle Obama has been encouraging children, as well as adults, to get moving!  In her Let’s Move! campaign, the First Lady promotes the importance of getting enough physical activity. The Let’s Move! website provides people with facts, food … Continue reading

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PR Impact of #OscarSelfie

Trending hashtags during the Oscars usually have to do with the winners, such as #bestsupportingactress or the show itself, with a simple #Oscars2014. This year, the hashtag that got the Twitterverse talking was inspired by the Oscars’ host herself – … Continue reading

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Tracking Smarter Smartphones

How smart can we make the smartphone? This is the primary question for major technology companies. Recently, questions were raised about Facebook developing its own smartphone after the social media platform bought WhatsApp. Google also already developed its version of … Continue reading

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Oscar Nod Pulled Over Promo

Legendary composer and songwriter Bruce Broughton may be playing and singing the blues after his Oscar nomination for low-budget film Alone Yet Not Alone was disqualified. The musician, best known for his orchestral work for Silverado, Homeward Bound and other … Continue reading

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Google Tells Users Avoid ‘Glasshole’ Tag

Google has been in the news this week for giving Google Glass users etiquette tips for using the high-tech device. While there are many positive aspects about the revolutionary technology, there have been some repercussions about the use of the … Continue reading

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#McFailure: Arch-Rivals Compete For Fried Chicken Fans

Ten years ago, there was only one chain that dominated the fried chicken market and even conquered the international fast-food landscape — Kentucky Fried Chicken. Today, KFC faces major competition. Fast-food chains such as Raising Cane’s and Chick-fil-A have added … Continue reading

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Animal Lovers Go Wild Over Missteps

It was a tough week for supporters of animal rights and conservation. On Feb 9, news hit that Prince William was caught hunting deer and wild boar in Spain hours before launching a wildlife appeal in Africa banning illegal hunting. … Continue reading

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Olympic Terror Threats: Russia, World Hold Breath

As the countdown to the 2014 Winter Games ticks away, security tightens around the world to repel terrorist threats at the Sochi Olympics. Olympic security has become a priority after rumors of attacks on the Sochi grounds leave athletes and … Continue reading

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Sodastream: Bursting Soda Giants’ Bubble

Football fans look forward to one stellar event every year: Super Bowl.  It’s a matchup not only about football, but also parties, halftime shows, and multimillion-dollar commercials. Coca-Cola offered a touching commercial embracing different cultures; a concept that fits their … Continue reading

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