Rodrick Thornhill


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Have Arcades Become the Breeding Ground For Gambling Addiction?

Remember the old arcade? Blew every dollar that we ever made… For those not willing to endure the torture of any more Nickelback references, today’s topic du jour is the arcade. The dizzying, intoxicating feeling of 8-bit beeps, sticky floors, and kaleidoscopic, flashing colors reminiscent of an acid trip would take up an entire afternoon […]

Remember the old arcade? Blew every dollar that we ever made… For those not willing to endure the torture of any more Nickelback references, today’s topic du jour is the arcade. The dizzying, intoxicating feeling

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The Rise and Fall of a Man Named Batman Bin Suparman

Some of us weren’t happy with what our parents named us. Though the most oddball name award would probably have to go to Batman Bin Suparman. Achieving internet notoriety in 2008 after someone leaked his ID card, he gained a cult following, thousands of Facebook likes, and parodies online. However, the fame must have gotten […]

Some of us weren’t happy with what our parents named us. Though the most oddball name award would probably have to go to Batman Bin Suparman. Achieving internet notoriety in 2008 after someone leaked his

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A Closer Look at The Biggest Human Migration In The World

Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated holidays in the world, with over a billion people celebrating it every year. One of the lesser known facts is that in China, hundreds of millions of people are moving around, heading back to their home cities and villages, all around the country. In 2016 alone, […]

Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated holidays in the world, with over a billion people celebrating it every year. One of the lesser known facts is that in China, hundreds of millions

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The Unknown Origins of Peanut Brittle

For years, Peanut Brittle has been an American favorite for both children and adults. It’s a perfect mix between sweet and salty, and no matter how much of it gets stuck in our teeth, we always end up coming back for more. So now, it’s National Peanut Brittle Day. Are you ready to get your […]

For years, Peanut Brittle has been an American favorite for both children and adults. It’s a perfect mix between sweet and salty, and no matter how much of it gets stuck in our teeth, we

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$20,000 Robots Destroying Each Other Could Be a Revolution in Entertainment

At a high school near you, you would imagine this scene. A young, skinny, pale kid talking about robotics, engineering, and electronics. The screams of NEERRDDDD would suddenly ring through the halls, and within seconds, said kid would likely find himself shoved in a locker. He would want to one day prove that robotics was indeed […]

At a high school near you, you would imagine this scene. A young, skinny, pale kid talking about robotics, engineering, and electronics. The screams of NEERRDDDD would suddenly ring through the halls, and within seconds, said

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What is Tempura and Why is it so Delicious?

Tempura. If you don’t know what it is, you’re missing out. For those of you constantly being told by your doctors, teachers, or family members to “eat more vegetables”, we have the perfect unhealthy (but delicious) solution! Tempura is a Japanese dish, usually of vegetables, that have been deep fried in succulent batter. If that […]

Tempura. If you don’t know what it is, you’re missing out. For those of you constantly being told by your doctors, teachers, or family members to “eat more vegetables”, we have the perfect unhealthy (but

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How NOT to Break Your New Years Resolutions This Year

OK, ladies and gentlemen. The current year is about to draw to a close. The new year is looming, and that means one other thing. New Years resolutions. It’s something that so many people look forward to, but something that nobody can really follow through on. How to stick to your New Years resolutions, you […]

OK, ladies and gentlemen. The current year is about to draw to a close. The new year is looming, and that means one other thing. New Years resolutions. It’s something that so many people look

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The Fruitcake Tradition – Where Did It Come From and Why Do We Eat It?

Fruitcake. Love it or hate it, you know it’s the holiday season when you find one on the kitchen table. But what are the origins of the fruitcake tradition? What made our ancestors so excited over these dried cakes with candied fruits and nuts? It wasn’t some cruel prank that started 100 years ago. It […]

Fruitcake. Love it or hate it, you know it’s the holiday season when you find one on the kitchen table. But what are the origins of the fruitcake tradition? What made our ancestors so excited

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Viral Star: Jon Sudano – The Drummer, Youtuber, and Die-Hard “Shrek” Fan

The next viral sensation is here. It’s not an advice animal, it’s not a middle aged Korean rapper, and it’s not another stupid cat video. It’s a 25 year old musician from New Jersey with a neckbeard. His name is Jon Sudano, and his vocal covers have rocketed him to internet fame. Jon Sudano Vocal […]

The next viral sensation is here. It’s not an advice animal, it’s not a middle aged Korean rapper, and it’s not another stupid cat video. It’s a 25 year old musician from New Jersey with

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Who is Harrison Ford’s Son, Malcolm Ford?

Harrison Ford’s Son – Malcolm Ford Everybody knows Harrison Ford. He starred in films such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Blade Runner, and The Fugitive are a few of the many blockbuster films he was part of. But aside from the blaster-wielding, whip-snapping hero that we’ve seen, what else do we know about him? An […]

Harrison Ford’s Son – Malcolm Ford Everybody knows Harrison Ford. He starred in films such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Blade Runner, and The Fugitive are a few of the many blockbuster films he was

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