Apr 7
The Dirty Secrets Of Facebook
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It seems as if one of the requirements for being in college is publishing your entire life’s details on Facebook. That guy Jenny met for a brief five minutes at the party last weekend, your partner on a class paper, even your local bartender. If you’ve been around them in life, chances are you’ve looked them up. But do you know the origins of Facebook? How exactly did Mark Zuckerberg come up with the idea? The answer might not be what you think.

The base of the idea for Facebook was thought of on October 28th, 2003. It was a Tuesday night and Zuckerberg was sitting at his computer, apparently drunk, writing in his blog. He was looking at various students photos posted on the schools network, amazed at just how ugly some of the kids at Harvard were.

I’m a little intoxicated, not gonna lie. So what if it’s not even 10pm and it’s a Tuesday night? What? The Kirkland facebook is open on my computer desktop and some of these people have pretty horrendous facebook pics. I almost want to put some of these faces next to pictures of farm animals and have people vote on which is more attractive. It’s not such a great idea and probably not even funny, but Billy comes up with the idea of comparing two people from the facebook, and only sometimes putting a farm animal in there. Good call Mr. Olson! I think he’s onto something.

Dirty Secrets of FacebookSo amazed at this fact, he wanted to compare all the students to farm animals. Thats right. The very social network you’re a part of was originally rooted in an application to compare you to a horses ass. From here Zuckerberg proceeded to scan and download every publicly available student photo from the network to begin coding his application.

Eventually, this application would evolve into something called ‘FaceMatch’. This program would put two peoples pictures side by side, and let you click on which one was more attractive. It would then aggregate all the data and rank each person from most attractive to least attractive.

This application got Zuckerberg in a bit of hot water with the administration at Harvard. In the eyes of Harvard, Zuckerberg didnt have legal permission to use everyones photos. Since Harvard’s network was technically private, the ‘Ad Board’ at Harvard did the next worst thing to being expelled.

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Apr 3
Crazy Girl On Ecstasy at UC Santa Cruz
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I dont really know what to say about this one. Apparently after a ‘four day drug spree’ this girl decides to go crazy in the Quad at Santa Cruz. You know what this girl needs that there is plenty of in California? Sun. I thought everyone in California was tan? Oh well, college is about experimentation and finding yourself, right?

A couple of us were out there talking to her earlier but she was too messed up and crazy so we let her be.
and the songs she was listening to were satisfaction and ecstasy.

Apr 3
Table Top Beer Tap – No Bartender Required
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Table Top Beer TapThe AP reports that 26-year old Jeff Libby has created and sold what will probably be looked back on as the first great invention of the 21st century. Stem cells are cool and all, but this guy has really done it. He has created and sold the first “Table-Top Beer Tap” system to a sports bar in Atlanta. It cost the bar $50,000 in total, but they’ve got 30 of them installed in the place. Isn’t this on the level of flying cars and rocket packs? As kids we always wished we could just somehow rewind live TV and up stepped TIVO to make our dreams a reality. Jeff Libby is 2008’s version of TIVO. Thank you Jeff.The system measures your pourage and charges you by the ounce. Makes sense to me, except that it charges for foam.

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Apr 2
Hottest Student Bodies Part 5
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10. Louisiana State University

LSU Girls

Cajun girls have irresistible accents that make them extra attractive. LSU also has great cheerleaders, and their marching band even gets into the act, featuring a subunit called the LSU Golden Girls.

9. University of Georgia

Hot Georgia Girls

There’s still a lot of Scarlett O’Hara in Georgia girls. Like most southern women they take a huge amount of pride in their appearance, so it’s unlikely you’re going to see Bulldog girls wearing sweatpants and baggy sweatshirts all that often. Which is a definite plus.

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Apr 1
Hottest Student Bodies Part 4
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20. South Florida

Hot USF Girls

Surprising fact not too many people probably realize: USF is the ninth largest school in the country, as measured by student population. Not so surprising fact: lots and lots of hot girls go to USF, drawn by the gorgeous Tampa weather.

19. Washington

Hot Washington Cheerleader

The Huskies features lots of hot back to nature type of girls who are attending the school because of the beautiful natural setting. Mt. Ranier is visible from campus, and the school sits at the edge of the Union and Portage Bays.

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