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"Sing, Unburied, Sing" won Jesmyn Ward her second National Book Award in Fiction. Courtesy of NPR
"Sing, Unburied, Sing" won Jesmyn Ward her second National Book Award in Fiction.

Celebrate good times, come on!

With February coming to a close, there are great opportunities to celebrate and learn about black history (though you can do that all year). Here are some of the best ways...

Lessons learned from a giant

Fee-fi-fo-fum! I can see the giant's shadow just around the corner. Fee-fi-fo-fum! Just a few more steps and I'll be able to see it. Fee-fi-fo-fum! Finally...I have arrived at my destination - at the toes of a giant - at the doors of Facebook, the (social media) giant.

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'Tis the season to shop secondhand

When faced with a sudden need for a slew of new outfits, affordable is the way to go. After doing your spring cleaning, head to some of these secondhand stores in the area to get more clothes for less money.

Two weeks in Paris

I spent two weeks in Paris, struggling through verb conjugations and pronunciations, relearning what it was to be an outsider and nurturing my Francophile side this December with the State Department's Youth Ambassadors program.

The ins and outs of Fashion Week

The past four weeks have been filled with daring and dazzling fashion collections, street style photoshoots and star-studded, extravagant celebrity parties in the sartorial powerhouses of our world. From mid-February until mid-March, New York, London, Milan and Paris hosted their respective Fashion Weeks.

Step into North Korea

What really goes on in this land that is so isolated from the rest of mankind? Below are some disturbing, stirring and, occasionally, hilarious videos that delve deeper into one of the most mysterious regimes of today

Facebook adds "legacy contact"

Facebook recently added the legacy contact feature, which enables users to designate someone to have access to their memorialized account, or their account once they have passed away. A legacy contact is able to write a pinned post that appears at the top of the deceased's profile, respond to friend requests and update cover and profile pictures.
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How does your summer break look so far?
  • Great as ever!
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  • Boring, busy, tiring.
  • What is break?
  • Very productive.
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