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Can We Go Thrift Shopping?

SHOP TILL YOU DROP: Customers inside Wasteland in San Francisco’s Haight and Ashbury district sift through the many racks of both new and secondhand merchandis...
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More than skin deep

  To the sure sound of November rain and 6 p.m. traffic, Palo Alto High School junior Ellen Song speaks with her hands. Her fingers spell out warmth in ...
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Opening the world of double eyelid surgery

Does the painful monotony of your palpebral dermis make you squirm? Does the siren call of the crease beckon to you day and night, mocking you? Haunting you? Simply put, do you hate your smooth, fold-less eyelid? Well, hate no more. All you have to d...
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The British are Coming

British influence: Bands like The Beatles invaded our shores in the 1960s during the British Invasion. Today, One Direction is gaining popularity in the U.S. ...
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Upcoming White Rappers

A steady pounding synthesized beat.  Fade in a resonating bass line and a twanging guitar riff. Next comes the anticipated moment: crisp words firing at breakneck speed into the ears of the listener. Commence the head bobbing and the “chillaxing” fro...
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Top 5 Hot Chocolates

HOT CHOCOLATE. Cocoa. Chocolat Chaud. Chocolate Caliente. A classic winter treat, brought back every year with candy canes and gingerbread houses. There are end...

Marketing madness

The commercial for Little Baby’s Ice Cream shown here is a prime example of reverse marketing, the perfect combination of freaky and fascinating. Think back: when was the last time you saw someone inexplicably covered head to toe in layers of thic...