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College Students Don't Get Flu Shots And That's A Real Problem

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | October 30, 2014 | College
As some colleges overreact to a disease that virtually no one on campus is at risk of contracting, students are skipping an easy step that actually will help them stay healthy: seasonal flu vaccines. "[Ebola] is still very low-risk for the majority of the population, but flu is...

Jerks Like This Make Us Wonder If We Even Deserve Halloween Anymore

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | October 30, 2014 | Comedy
It's not JUST the tasteless costumes, but it's definitely the tasteless costumes.

Malala Donates Prize Money To Help Rebuild 65 Damaged Schools In Gaza

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | October 30, 2014 | Impact
Malala Yousafzai is putting her own accolades toward a global mission for change. The recent Nobel Peace Prize winner -- who gained international prominence for surviving gunshot wounds to the face at the hands of the Taliban in 2012 -- announced on Wednesday that she...

Advocates Demand The NYPD Stop Handcuffing 5-Year-Olds

Christopher Mathias | October 30, 2014 | Politics
NEW YORK -- Alecia Cabral says her 5-year-old son, a child with special needs, still has “faint marks” on his wrists from when school safety officers tied him to a chair with Velcro straps. “My son has trauma, he can’t sleep by himself anymore,” Cabral said in a statement...

'Halo 2: Anniversary' Full-Length Trailer Released

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | October 30, 2014 | Technology
We’ve finally been given a full look into the visual remastering of "Halo." Microsoft is re-releasing and remastering the Xbox first-person shooter game series under the title “Halo: The Master Chief Collection." The compilation, which is due out on Xbox One on Nov. 11, combines four games in the "Halo"...

10 Seriously Bizarre Ways Adults Used To Explain Dating To Teens

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | October 30, 2014 | Teen
The world's a quickly changing place. I mean, 10 years ago, you wouldn't even have been able to share this post on Twitter. But even as transportation, communication and entertainment change dramatically, one thing remains the same: Adults give teenagers questionable dating advice. In fact, how adults have attempted...

Michael Jordan Throws Serious Shade At Obama's Golfing Game

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | October 30, 2014 | Sports
Well, it's safe to say there's someone Michael Jordan does not want to golf with. When Jordan discussed his ideal golf foursome with sportscaster Ahmad Rashad, he seemed into the idea of playing with President Barack Obama -- at first. “I’ve never played with Obama," Jordan said in...

Guy Gets Haunted By Snapchat Ghost In The Most '2014' Halloween Sketch Ever

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | October 30, 2014 | Comedy
Snapchat can get pretty wild, but this ghost took it to the next level. The funny folks at FLAMA put together this sketch about a sensitive guy who gets scared easily -- and who really isn't thrilled when he thinks his friends are sending him creepy Snapchats right...

Football Phenom Sam Gordon Is Back! Here Are Her New Highlights

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | October 30, 2014 | Sports
Before there was Mo'ne Davis, there was Sam Gordon. The Salt Lake City-area football star, then 9, became an overnight celebrity in 2012 when her dad posted her highlight reel of spectacular runs. She hit the talk show circuit, made the cover of a

9 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes For All The Procrastinators Out There

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | October 30, 2014 | Teen
Halloween is tomorrow and you haven't even started making your Elsa costume yet? At this point, your local Halloween store's probably out of anything halfway decent, and you don't really have the time to take on a huge DIY effort. But don't lose hope. You can still come...

Two Women Imitate Kim And Kanye's Looks Like It's Their JOB

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | October 30, 2014 | Entertainment
It's no secret that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are known for their style as a couple. But Kathleen Lee and Katie Burroughs, of San Francisco, may have outdone Kimye -- by imitating Kimye. On their genius Instagram and

Hello Kitty Is The Cat's Meow To This 70-Year-Old Fan

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | October 30, 2014 | Fifty
Hello Kitty, the precious little feline with no mouth but a great bottom line, has shown the business world how to take a brand and stretch its appeal across generations. Without question, the 40-year-old character has a cult-like following that includes everyone from preschoolers to grandmothers who find the fictional...

Are You Brave Enough For 'The House Of Real Life Horrors'?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | October 30, 2014 | Comedy
Ghosts and goblins got nothin' on the horror of paying taxes as a freelancer or getting unwanted invitations to play Candy Crush. These everyday scary scenarios and more await the stars of Nacho Punch's "House of Real Life Horrors." This Halloween, the terrified twosome will wish they...

These Sisters Are Absolutely Head-Over-Heels Ecstatic About Mom's Baby News

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | October 30, 2014 | Parents
Whenever any family grows, it's an exciting moment for its current members. But these girls are beyond elated when they find out they're going to have a new sibling. When their mom announces she's pregnant by surprising them with two custom cookie cakes that read "Big Sister"...

'Peter Pan Live!' Promo Shows The Making Of A Musical

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | October 30, 2014 | Entertainment
The first promo for NBC's "Peter Pan Live!" is here. Going behind the scenes of the network's next live musical production -- never forget Carrie Underwood as Maria Von Trapp! -- the 30-second spot previews Allison Williams as Peter Pan, Christopher Walken...

'Wasting Time on the Internet' Is Now An Actual College Class

Tyler Kingkade | October 30, 2014 | College
Next semester at the University of Pennsylvania, students will walk into a classroom, pull out their laptops, their smartphones, their tablets, and sit there, for three hours, doing what they no doubt do pretty often: Waste time on the internet. The Ivy League school's newest creative writing class is trying...

Does Greek Life Cost Too Much?

Tyler Kingkade | October 29, 2014 | College
The New York Times recently looked at the expense of joining a sorority. They spoke with sorority girls about incurring fines, the price of big/little week, and dues that could double as rent in some cities. As a former sorority girl, looking at the numbers is shocking, even...

15 Things That Are Way More Fun To Look At Than Your SAT Scores

Amanda Scherker | October 29, 2014 | Teen
Ever since the October SAT scores were posted online yesterday, Twitter has been in standardized testing overdrive. But no matter how many times you double-check your score, tweet about it or compare it with all your friends' scores, the numbers are going to stay the same -- at...

Smoking Weed Could Cost Teens

Jessica Kane | October 29, 2014 | Teen
This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Maggie Roache, Nazareth Academy and Brianna Yang, Latin There’s no doubt about it—pot is a hot topic. Whether it’s a conversation about legalization laws or the celebrities who...

This Device Lets You Click Your Heels To Get Out Of An Awful Date

Kerry Flynn | October 29, 2014 | Technology
Feeling uncomfortable during a date and hoping for a quick, subtle escape? Thanks to a new wearable device, three clicks of your heels could get you out the door with minimal awkwardness. The wearable, dubbed the “Ruby" and part of an overall system called "Dorothy" (get it?) is a...
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