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‘How to Juggle,’ ‘Ebola,’ and ‘What is ALS?’ What Massachusetts Searched for on Google in 2014
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Growing up, teachers always told us there’s no such thing as a stupid question. Unfortunately, teachers are liars. Lucky for all the stupid question-askers of the world, when a question is too insipid to put into words, you just Google it! With that in mind, Google released its year-end search data for 2014, and Massachusetts residents had some pretty absurd queries. More

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Pre-Bar Exam: Smarties and Bad Decisions
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If you’re going out this weekend, don’t be that drooling moron who can barely piece a sentence together (unless, of course, you’re going out to Faneuil Hall). Instead, charm your friends and friendly strangers with your knowledge of local news, and these pre-packaged discussion topics, from drug testing to how to deal with the local scientist problem. Unless you’re going to the bars near Faneuil Hall, in which case, maybe you should do another shot of Fireball and not read on. More

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Ebola Outbreak Gives Rise to Tasteless, Oft-Repeated AIDS Joke on Twitter
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Twitter is good for a lot of things: rapid updates on breaking news, instant analysis from a variety of experts, and trolling corporations and celebrities. But like every other social network, the site is also host to incredibly tasteless, endlessly repeated “jokes,” including one making the rounds today comparing the Ebola outbreak to AIDS in America. More

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Pre-Bar Exam: Fishy Behavior and ‘Accidental’ Offspring
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Braving the rain, the crowds, and possibly Ebola this weekend to hit the bars and unwind? Don’t be caught off-guard. Ignorance isn’t cute or charming (just ask the editorial department at the Boston Herald), so read up on the latest current events and prepare to wow your friends—because there’s nothing cooler than showing off your knowledge of fish populations. More