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Maybe Proposing In A Paddle Boat Wasn't The Best Idea

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | September 19, 2014 | Weddings
You could say this proposal didn't exactly go swimmingly. In a video uploaded to YouTube on Thursday, a man named Shane pops the question to his girlfriend on a paddle boat full of their friends. In her excitement, she playfully hits him and knocks the ring...

Purdue Shooter Cody Cousins Sentenced To 65 Years In Prison

AP | David Moye | September 19, 2014 | Crime
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man who admitted fatally stabbing and shooting a fellow Purdue University student inside a crowded classroom was sentenced Friday to the maximum 65 years in prison after telling a judge he lied about being mentally ill. Tippecanoe Superior Court Judge Thomas Busch cited Cody...

'Under The Deep Sea' Makes 'The Little Mermaid' Seem Way Darker

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | September 19, 2014 | Comedy
The magical underwater world of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" is a colorful place full of singing fish, vibrant coral and beautiful merpeople with flowing hair. But what if the movie took place deeper in the ocean? And we mean much, much deeper. In "Under the Deep...

Fraternity Suspended After Accusations It Used Color-Coded System To Drug Female Students

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | September 19, 2014 | College
The Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is being investigated by the school, its national organization and campus police after accusations that female guests who attended a Sept. 12 party were marked with color-coded Xs on their hands and given date rape drugs. The national TKE organization...

Report Blames Amherst And UMass For Party Problems

AP | Tyler Kingkade | September 19, 2014 | College
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A new report examining what went wrong at the so-called Blarney Blowout parties in Amherst last March faults both the University of Massachusetts for failing to recognize the potential for things to get out of hand and the town of Amherst's police for the premature use...

The Funniest Someecards Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | September 19, 2014 | Comedy
Another week, another round of iPhone mania. The Apple gods released the magic that is iOS 8. (We can mute group messages now? Um, YES.) A lucky few got their hands on the new iPhone6 hardware, and one dude promptly dropped his. Ouch. Some other stuff probably happened...

Search Warrants Executed In Case Of Hannah Graham, Missing University Of Virginia Student

Huffington Post | David Lohr | September 19, 2014 | Crime
Investigators searched an apartment building and parked vehicle on Friday near the University of Virginia campus as part of the hunt for a student who disappeared last week. Hannah Graham, an 18-year-old sophomore, disappeared after attending a party with friends on Sept. 13. At about 3...

The Top 25 Universities To Work For In 2014-15

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | September 19, 2014 | College
"Clean campus, gentle and gracious people...and interesting work," are all things found by employees at Brigham Young University (in addition to shockingly sober undergrads). Employee review website Glassdoor ranked BYU the best college to work for, bringing the Mormon university in Utah up from the...

This A Cappella Marriage Proposal Hits All The Right Notes

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | September 19, 2014 | Weddings
Now this is a marriage proposal that will make your heart sing. Earlier this month, Alex took his girlfriend Anna to the University of Southern California, their alma mater, to watch an a cappella show -- but that wasn't all he had in store. During the finale, Alex...

20 Photographs By Teens You'd Have To See To Believe

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | September 19, 2014 | Teen
Whether you're posting the occasional selfie to Instagram or mastering the art of dog portraits, it's a good time to be a young photographer. And now, Flickr's spotlighting the power of young peoples' photography with its first annual 20 Under 20 celebration. The 20...

Why Posttraumatic Stress Could Make Women More Susceptible To Food Addiction

LiveScience | Alanna Vagianos | September 19, 2014 | Women
By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 09/18/2014 10:36 AM EDT on LiveScience Women with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be more likely to have food addiction, or a feeling of dependence on food, new research suggests. In the study, researchers surveyed more than 49,000 female nurses ages...

Obama Speaks On The 'Nightmare' That Is Campus Sexual Assault

AP/The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | September 19, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a new focus on violence against women, President Barack Obama kicked off a star-powered campaign Friday against campus sexual assault particularly targeted at encouraging men to take a stand. Jon Hamm of "Mad Men," Kerry Washington of "Scandal" and NBA all-star Kevin Love are some of...

Express Everything In Emoji With This Free iOS 8 Keyboard

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | September 19, 2014 | Technology
Why express yourself in words, when emoji are just so much better? The makers of Keymoji, a free, downloadable keyboard that's compatible with the new iOS 8 for Apple, clearly agree. Keymoji replaces Apple's new autocomplete bar with emoji-only suggestions. For example, typing "Going to bed" brings up...

Duke Porn Star Belle Knox Once Carved The Word 'Fat' Into Her Body

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | September 19, 2014 | College
The content of this post may be sensitive to some readers. You wouldn't know it by looking at her now, but porn star Belle Knox used to feel very insecure about her body. Knox, a Duke University student who made national headlines in February when she was...

Electric Car Breaks 200 MPH, Sets New World Land Speed Record

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | September 19, 2014 | Science
Look at that car go! An electric car built by students at Brigham Young University has set a new land speed record for cars in its class. "Electric Blue" averaged a mind-blowing 204.9 mph over two runs at the Bonneville Salt Flats this month,...

This Is What It's Like To Be A Woman Online

Alanna Vagianos | September 19, 2014 | Women
Being a woman on the Internet is no easy feat. Anyone who's ventured onto the World Wide Web has likely witnessed -- or been on the receiving end of -- comments thrown at a woman simply because, well, she's female. In a video titled "What It's Like...

Talk Like A Pirate At Krispy Kreme Today, And You'll Get A Free Donut

Carly Ledbetter | September 19, 2014 | Taste
We wish getting free food was always this easy.

Ben & Jerry's May Rename 'Hazed & Confused' Ice Cream After Complaints

Harry Bradford | September 19, 2014 | Business
Ben & Jerry's will consider changing the name of an ice cream flavor that some say makes light of student hazing. Lianne and Brian Kowiak of Tampa, Florida, sent an email to the ice cream company earlier this month complaining that the recently introduced "Hazed & Confused" flavor was

How Jon Hamm Is Helping The White House Fight Campus Sexual Assault

Paige Lavender | September 19, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are unveiling the "It's On Us" campaign Friday at a White House event. A website...

Spiritual Author Gary Zukav On Why Even The Best Job Won't Bring You Happiness (VIDEO)

Lynn Okura | September 19, 2014 | OWN
Keith, a 23-year-old economics student, is ready to start his career. Like many new grads, he's nervous about entering the working world and worried about choosing the right job. "I have all of these friends that graduated and they have these nice jobs, and I call them a few months...
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