Likesville: Facebook's Affordable Metropolis

Likesville: Facebook's Affordable Metropolis

Gordon Smith

The minds at Facebook have decided to construct a real village replete with retail stores and reduced mortgages. Sounds Presidential to me.

Fact Check: Can Donald Trump Pardon Himself?

Fact Check: Can Donald Trump Pardon Himself?

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With Donald Trump looking into his own powers to pardon wrongdoing, we're wondering if he can pardon himself to avoid impeachment. 

Study: Drink Enough Coffee, Become Immortal

Study: Drink Enough Coffee, Become Immortal

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As coffee drinkers often espouse, they need it to live. But according to the findings of a new study, it also reduces the overall chances of death.

The Week in Media: July 22nd, 2017

The Week in Media: July 22nd, 2017

Denise Shrivell

Every week, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the most competitive digital countries, the rise of boutique agencies, and what defines a quality marketing team.

In the End: Chester's Suicide Doesn't Even Matter

In the End: Chester's Suicide Doesn't Even Matter

Mathew Mackie

The apparent suicide of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has been a hard thing to face, especially as he saved many from taking that route. Myself included.

Why We Hate That You Love the "No Makeup" Look

Why We Hate That You Love the "No Makeup" Look

Allie Long

As a woman, we get told vastly contradicting statements. We're asked to own the "no makeup" look, while society tells us otherwise.

Concert Review: A Brief History of Everything Tour featuring Counting Crows and Matchbox 20

Concert Review: A Brief History of Everything Tour featuring Counting Crows and Matchbox 20

Travis Laurence Naught

Travis Laurence Naught experienced and reviews the kickoff concert of A Brief History of Everything Tour featuring Counting Crows and Matchbox 20.

Book Review: The Sarah Book by Scott McClanahan

Book Review: The Sarah Book by Scott McClanahan

Joseph Edwin Haeger

Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews The Sarah Book by Scott McClanahan. (Tyrant Books)

Intro-verse: The Sonnet

Intro-verse: The Sonnet

Loretta Barnard

“Shall I compare thee to a warm Saturday?” … that's how it went, right? In the latest edition of Intro-verse, we get particular with bard-ed mash note that is the sonnet. 

UK Study: Smartphone Use Giving Us the Posture of Geriatrics

UK Study: Smartphone Use Giving Us the Posture of Geriatrics

Maz Compton

Text-related injury is a real thing. One leading UK University has discovered that the way we walk while texting is putting our bodies under a geriatric level of strain.

Elections

Macron Just Stale Vanilla in France’s Boulangerie

Nicholas Harrington

On the surface, it looks like Macron winning the French election over Le Pen is a victory for logic over populism. However, underneath the frosting? The same stale flavor exists.

Macron Just Stale Vanilla in France’s Boulangerie

Nicholas Harrington

On the surface, it looks like Macron winning the French election over Le Pen is a victory for logic over populism. However, underneath the frosting? The same stale flavor exists.

Residents

Study: Drink Enough Coffee, Become Immortal

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As coffee drinkers often espouse, they need it to live. But according to the findings of a new study, it also reduces the overall chances of death.

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