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Last night, the biggest names in music came together to celebrate the biggest night in music. This Trending News Monday, we’re bringing you the some of the top stories from the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. If the Grammys had a theme last night, it wasn’t great music (of which there...

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For children, snow usually sparks feelings of wonder, awe and jubilation. Not only is it fun, but the natural beauty can cause one of the most joyous unplanned occasions for children: the Snow Day.     Unfortunately for today’s children, snow days may become a thing of the...

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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Letter from Birmingham Jail January 15th marked what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s eighty-fifth birthday. Today, our nation celebrates the 28th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...

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Welcome to the Internet, where memes reign supreme. My personal favorite running meme chronicles Leonardo Dicaprio’s journey to win an Oscar. We’ve watched Leo grow as an actor and come to hone his talent and craft as he’s played several challenging, iconic roles. Despite his acclaimed...

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Advertisers aren’t romanticizing the industry when they say that it’s made up of artists, poets, writers and businessmen. After all, today’s ads are arguably the most prominent (albeit unappreciated in some cases) pieces of art available to the masses. True art–and good...

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Facebook turns ten this year, but is the social network still “cool?” Not for teens—at least according to the numbers. Facebook is still the “King” of social networks in terms of users, but with fewer teens registering for/using the app, another network or app could take the...

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I love movies. Like–I love them ferociously. I believe in the power of film to not simply entertain and inspire, but to perhaps even change an audience’s paradigm completely. With that in mind I bring you today’s Two for Tuesday. The two films Don Jon and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty...

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Last night, the 2014 awards season kicked off with the 71st annual Golden Globes. This Trending News Monday, we’re bringing you the highlights from last night’s award show from the winners to the most memorable moments. Big Winners The Hollywood Foreign Press Association awarded...