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Imagine if every school played this Kid President ‘pep talk’ before class.

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… their day. Promise. You heard the kid! It’s true: No matter who you are, somebody is learning from you. Everybody is a teacher, and everybody is a student. So what do you want to teach the world? What do you want to learn? Find out and go do it! And maybe share this to inspire those around you to do the same. Because honestly, we are so much better when we’re being our very best together. Let’s do it. Read more: …

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You Are Robot Boy! Can You Save Japan From Monsters?

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… Just know that we love you, son, and believe that you will do a great job at fighting monsters. Also, weve detected sonar signals indicating that monsters are walking across the ocean toward Tokyo and will attack Japan today. Transform into a helicopter and fly to school. Like all students in Japan, you go to school in a sacred 1,000-year-old temple. Youd better get to class. Its only five minutes until the monks ring the first-period bell. Talk to Itsumi, the student …

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MashReads Podcast: ‘The Idiot’ is one of the best books you’ll read all year

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Image: Penguin Press, Mashable Composite If there is one word to describe Elif Batuman’s new novel The Idiot, it’s the word “mundane.” And that just might be the novel’s greatest strength. The book follows the year in the life of Selin, a Turkish-American freshman at Harvard. As Selin goes through her freshman year, she must navigate getting along with her roommates, an infatuation/ relationship with an older Hungarian student, and later, a trip to Europe to …

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Which Buffy Character You Are, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

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… Buffy quote: “Sorry. I was in the moment. Daniella Urdinlaiz LIBRA: WILLOW (September 23rd to October 22nd) Hey youre the quintessential best friend, confidante, witch. Wait, come again?Libras are all about balance. You need complete harmony in your life. And we dont mean that Harmony, the pom-pom wagging snob from high school. Harmony as in being a straight-A student by day and professional HWIC (Head Witch In Charge) at night. Youre passionate about justice and doing the right thing. …

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The White Terror Crisis In Portland

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… attending the 2003 Aryan Nations World Congress held on June 22, 2003 in Hayden, Idaho. One such example was in November 1988, when members of East Side White Pride beat 28-year-old graduate student Mulugeta Seraw to death with a baseball bat. He says whenever people talk to him about Portland, they always ask about Portlandia. White Terror All Over Again Zane Sparling/Portland Tribune smashed in In March, an Iranian refugee returned home to find a slew of anti-Muslim death threats …

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No Lights, no Lorde: impersonator dupes Auckland partygoers

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… London, confirmed Lorde on Instagram, later tweeted of the furore that it was deeply fake news but quite cute. Lorde (@lorde) @crobker this is deeply fake news but quite cute lol posted on Facebook on Tuesday morning that the cat was out of the bag, naming the Lorde impersonator as Hannah Horsfield, a music student at Auckland University. He told the Guardian that, of the crowd of approximately 100 people, nearly everyone went away convinced that it was the real deal. I really expected that …

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Devastated Snapchatters confess what it’s like to lose a Snapstreak

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Image: vicky leta / mashable No one likes losing things. Especially when you’ve worked on them every single day for a year and a half. But that’s the reality college student Amy Strawser is currently facing, as she lost a 571 day “Snapstreak” with her sister on Snapchat. SEE ALSO: What teens want Snapchat to spend its Wall Street fortune on A Snapstreak is achieved when two people send Snaps back and forth on Snapchat for a consecutive number of days. And it’s …

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Teen Is So Confused When Mom Mails Him A Box Of Trash, Then He Finds The Note

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Connor Cox, 18, is a freshman at Westminster College in Pennsylvania. Being a new student away from home, Connor was so excited when his mom Terri told him she was going to send him a care package full of his favorite snacks. He eagerly anticipated his mom’s package to arrive, and when it finally did, he was greeted with two separate boxes. One box was full of all his favorite goodies, just like Terri promised. She sent him all sorts of fun snack foods, like cans of Pringles and bags of …

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Moms Husband Sends Flowers, Then She Looks At Tag And Sees They Arent For Her

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… [H/T: BuzzFeed] Thumbnail Photo: Flickr Twitter / Lily Cardone College student Lily Cardone accidentally made her dog a superstar this past week when she took to Twitter to share a funny story about her parents, a flower delivery, and the family’s 10-year-old pooch, Sebastian. “My dad sent flowers to myhouse today, and my mom thought they were for her,” she wrote on Twitter.“THINK AGAIN.” The tweet took off in a big way, and has already …

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Report Slams Virtual Charter Schools That Graduate Just 36% Of Students

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… academic results: its graduation rate over the past four years has been 36%, meaning it had more dropouts than graduates, and its academic performance has declined steadily since 2005. Though K12 Inc. has consistently blamed poor academic results at virtual schools on the student population it serves, the report shows that even compared to demographically similar schools, CAVA falls short. Katrina Abston, the head of California Virtual Academies who is an employee of K12 Inc., called In the …

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