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The inclusion of burgers in American culture runs deep; nothing is more iconic in the American diet. Some find that notion to be worrying, but to me, I find it to be beautiful. They are a staple of celebrations, the main dish of a cookout, or the pathway to a solid nap. And with this integration, burgers vary drastically...
Weighing in at 400 lbs and measuring almost 10 feet tall, a great white-furred behemoth ducks its snow speckled head, entering into its icy cave. Tauntaun bones scattered about the snow covered floor and a young Jedi in training hanging from the ice ceiling, the bright white monster tromps into its cold home with its dagger-like teeth bared, ready to...
Strobe lights flashing, the entirety of the hip-hop group known as Brockhampton jumps up and down with their fans, as they perform their hit single Star... for the seventh time in a row. The fans scream along, absorbed in the music and unbothered by the repetition. Brockhampton's success and ability is displayed in this moment but it starkly contrasts...
One of the most daunting tasks in the life of a millennial is trying to find what to watch on Netflix. Netflixing has taken over our society and has been able to glue people to their phone, computer, or television for hours on end. Luckily for everyone reading this, I have broken down 100 of the most popular and...
Apple's reign as America's most popular cell phone manufacturer has gone unchallenged for too long! Two years ago, I decided I could no longer live the mainstream life. Two years ago, I made the dramatic leap from the iPhone 5C to the Android S7. As I was incompetent when it came to my new phone, there was definitely a little trauma the...
Before I receive any distraught comments or letters informing me of my list's inadequacy, I would like to clarify that the list below was formed according to what I approximated to be a range of just a FEW of the greatest and most classic guitar solos of all time, and is by no means definitive. In this list I...
Is it safe to declare The Black Keys the best rock ‘n’ roll band in the world?  They’re certainly the most universal, with their songs equally beloved by alternative, indie, and, at long last, mainstream rock fans.  Made up of just two laid back guys from Akron, Ohio with great senses of humor in guitarist/vocalist Dan Auerbach and drummer...
Carrollton, Texas—Escaping the dry heat of the Texas fall, we plunge into the dimly lit restaurant. Immediately we are taken aback by the smell; delicious sauces, seasonings, and steaks meet us at the door. We wait for a table briefly before being seated and presented with a daunting menu of over 30 options. We settle on the short ribs...

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