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The person dancing next to you at prom might very well have been rented. Courtesy of MR Magazine
The person dancing next to you at prom might very well have been rented.

Rent-a-prom-date

"This is strictly a platonic Friendship website. This is NOT a dating website, and NOT an escort agency. Services on this website are strictly for FRIENDSHIP purposes only." These guidelines are plastered across the various pages, headlines, and banners of website RentAFriend.com, where you can hire somebody to spend time with you for between ten and forty dollars an hour. Prostitution is illegal in forty nine out of fifty states, but paying someone to be your friend isn't illegal in any. Should it be?

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The inside scoop on motivational posters

Blair students have differing opinions on what effect these peppy, brightly colored slogans actually have on a student’s performance in the class and whether a laminated image of an athlete trying their best will suddenly bring to memory a forgotten formula midway through a semester exam.

Vitamin Shoppe replaces Carvel Ice Cream and Jerry's Subs and Pizza

The Jerry’s Subs and Pizza and Carvel Ice Cream stores formerly situated next to the 7-11 at Four Corners have both been closed down. And which company has decided to take advantage of this hotbed of high school consumers? The Vitamin Shoppe.

There's never next year

The Nationals, the Redskins, the Capitals, and the Wizards. What do all four of these teams have in common? The answer is obvious if you're a D.C. sports fan – none of them have won a championship in over two decades.

New words added to Scrabble dictionary include lolz, shizzle and twerk

Featured are some of the hip new words that you can use to pull off an unlikely victory against your parents in Scrabble.

#WakaForPresident

A bright light shines through the hopelessly entangled jungle that is American politics. I'm talking, of course, about rapper Waka Flocka Flame.
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