Category Archives: Society

Goodwill Going Digital with Luxury Retail Concept

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When it comes to fashion bargains as well as any ol’ kind of everyday stuff, your local Goodwill store is the place to find it.

However, times are a changing and Goodwill has found itself eating the digital dust of online competitors such as RealReal and Poshmark.

As  Business of Fashion reports, Goodwill has gotten hip to the digital resale game.

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Fentanyl Maker (Insys Therapeutics) Donates $500K to Campaign Opposing Pot Legalization

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*Insys Therapeutics which makes and markets the powerful painkiller fentanyl has a big problem with legal marijuana. The company has donated $500,000 toward defeating an Arizona ballot initiative that would make recreational use of marijuana legal in the state.

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What to Expect From Nintendo at E3

With Nintendo supplying some of the most highly anticipated games throughout the last year, fans are eager to see what the company will bring to the table at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, colloquially called E3. But while Google gets more than 57,000 searches per second, fans don’t need to look far to get some of the best information around.

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Superbloom Brings Out the Blossoms — And the Rudest Influencers

Up until recently, the state of California found itself in a state of drought that left the lands vulnerable to wildfires. But now, the hillsides of Lake Elsinore have burst into bloom, thanks to the vibrant poppies that cover the landscape. While that may sound like good news at first, the phenomenon — dubbed “superbloom” — has also caused another species to crop up like weeds. They’re influencers — and they’re annoying, destructive, and difficult to get rid of. Continue reading

Horror Happening to African Migrants in Libya & Italy: Boys Forced to Rape Sisters; Men’s Penises Cut Off & More!

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*Lord have mercy! According to a report from the Women’s Refugee Center (WRC), what’s happening to African migrants is absolutely INHUMANE and HORRIBLE and needs looked into immediately. 

?Our findings are deeply disturbing,? said Dr. Sarah Chynoweth, sexual violence project director and consultant to WRC, who led the research. ?Sexual violence against female and male refugees and migrants appears to be widespread along the migration route, particularly in Libya.”

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HIV is Still A Major Problem in the South – Why is That?

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*(Via The Conversation) – Increased funding, targeted prevention efforts and better treatment have helped to slow down the HIV epidemic in the United States. The number of new HIV-positive cases has decreased significantly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with the number of new HIV diagnoses declining by 19 percent from 2005 to 2014.

This is not the case in many parts of the country, however. As AIDS and public health researchers, we are among those who are alarmed by areas in the southern United States where the numbers of cases have not declined and even more by the areas in which increases have occurred.

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12-year-old Honor Student Suspended! Christian Philon Unknowingly Used Counterfeit Money to Pay for Lunch

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*We can only shake our collective heads at what’s happening to a straight-A honor student who is facing a possible 10-day in-school suspension all because he unknowingly used counterfeit money to purchase his lunch.

The school is even considering this punishment in spite of the student’s parents filing a police report regarding the counterfeit $20 bill. 

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Burger King is Giving Away its New Big King XL Burger – Here’s How to Get One

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*And who says there’s no free lunch?

Actually, that old saying is still mostly true, but Burger King is giving away free hamburgers to celebrate the debut of a new sandwich, the Big King XL.

The “catch’ is that if you want one, you can only get it by …

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