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Venezuela unrest: opposition protest member speaks out News

By Raúl A. Pinto In Venezuela, Feb. 12, university students and government opposition started protesting against their national economic crisis, blaming its President Nicolas Maduro. Since then, government repression and the resistance of the protesters has being increasing in intensity. To date, hundreds of people are being detained, many have been wounded by police, and

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Crazy Town movie will cover all angles, producer vows News, Rob Ford

By Alex Coop Despite all the speculation surrounding Crazy Town and the direction its movie adaptation will take, one thing is for certain, it’s not going to be an extended Rob Ford related SNL skit. The television and movie rights of Crazy Town were sold to Canadian company Blue Ice Productions only seven days after the book’s release, which came

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Google Glass games not entirely new, but still compelling Sci/Tech

By Alex Coop Flappy Bird may be the current king of viral games, but Google’s most recent gameplay video showcasing Google Glass’ mini-games offers exciting possibilities for consumers. The video, which was released on Monday, showed off the mini-time-wasters as seen through the eyes of a consumer. Tennis – a game where the player moves his

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Tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman resurfaces issues of addiction in the media Arts & Entertainment

  By Jon Mace The untimely death of acclaimed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman shocked social media outlets Sunday, and has once again brought the issue of substance abuse and addiction into the spotlight. Hoffman, 46, had reportedly been off drugs for 23 years before relapsing in 2012. Amber Cotters is the Program Manager at the

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