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That Awkward Moment when the Dress Broke the Internet… and Proved a Point!

So what color do you think #TheDress is? Unless you have been living under a rock since Thursday evening, you know about the infamous black-and-blue (or white-and-gold) dress that whipped its way across social media in the span of a few hours. That very evening, this optical illusion was featured in news articles, science experiments were […]

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Adventures in Crowdfunding

In the past few years, crowdfunding has emerged as a way for creative types to solicit monetary contributions from the public in order to finance their new projects. Increasingly would-be inventors, aspiring musicians, struggling filmmakers, and countless others have all begun to flock on the Internet, launching campaigns on crowdfunding websites in the hopes of […]

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I Miss Your Voice?

“The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.” -Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters    Something is to be said about the way texting has created a certain silence or how it has changed the way we ‘talk.’ Conversation was an activity in itself prior to the […]

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Welcome back Natasha!

Hurray! Natasha, one of last year’s best contributors to the DON’T PANIC blog, is back! She’s got some great stuff which I’ll be posting soon, but here’s a gem of an article that she wrote this past summer. It’s about adventure, technology, and skunks–a killer combination of all things awesome. The article is entitled “Mac […]

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