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We’ve literally had the most EPIC last few weeks of our lives here in the US… So today we are really excited to announce that we are doing our very own headline tour around the USA & Canada next year ! Tickets go on sale August 9 at 10am local time, and were also holding a presale on August 5 for everyone on our newsletter. We’ll be sending the password & links over the weekend so make sure you sign-up asap: http://www.5sos.com/newsletter/… Also because the first one SOLD OUT in 45 mins, we are adding a SECOND Forum show in LA this November, but more details on that soon :D Hope you can all come and party, its gonna be fun !! Love ya x

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I’ve legit just flown half way across the world for my girl, Tay.

I’m proud to say that I’ve considered taylorswift my friend for nine years now. There isn’t much I wouldn’t do for her since her and her music have guided me through my life since 2006. When I found out that the 1989 World Tour was missing my home city, Perth, I was understandably devastated… But hey no problem I thought- I found the positive in the situation and saved up & planned a 3 month trip to America making sure the first thing I booked was a ticket to the 1989 show in Foxborough, MA!

Can’t wait to spend Saturday night with you taylorswift !! I’ll be dancing on my own, making the moves up as I go but happier than ever because of you.

Love you,
Chels x

(Section 304, Row 9, Seat 21)

a mix of 70 songs Michael has tweeted about at some point.

1. uptown funk by mark ronson ft. bruno mars. 2. drown by bring me the horizon. 3. shake it off by taylor swift. 4. hit me with your best shot by pat benatar. 5. bohemian rhapsody by queen. 6. anna molly by incubus. 7. party in the usa by miley cyrus. 8. spray on pants by kisschasy 9. vermilion by slipknot. 10. breaking the habit by linkin park. 11. i miss you by incubus. 12. echo by trapt. 13. sic transit gloria.. glory fades by brand new. 14. psychosocial by slipknot. 15. elevated by state champs. 16. famous last words by my chemical romance. 17. wish you were here by incubus. 18. bleeding love by leona lewis. 19. im lost without you by blink 182. 20. hands held high by linkin park. 21. good girls by 5 seconds of summer. 22. lost realist by trapt. 23. nothing on my back by sum 41. 24. stellar by incubus. 25. king for a day by pierce the veil. 26. are you gonna be my girl by jet. 27. lose yourself by eminem. 28. cry by the used. 29. somebody told me by the killers. 30. kick me when im high by sum 41. 31. machines by biffy clyro. 32. ocean size by goldfinger. 33. wrapped around your finger by 5 seconds of summer 34. lost in stereo by all time low. 35. disconnected by 5 seconds of summer. 36. we wont give up by the afters. 37. baby come back by player. 38. rebel yell by billy idol. 39. the taste of ink by the used. 40. work by jimmy eat world. 41. hold onto me by mayday parade. 42. what i like about you by the romantics. 43. heartache on the big screen by 5 seconds of summer. 44. bring me to life by evanescence. 45. kiss me by sixpence none the richer. 46. social casualty by 5 seconds of summer. 47. first date by blink 182. 48. the only reason by 5 seconds of summer. 49. walking disaster by sum 41. 50. amnesia by 5 seconds of summer. 51. 1985 by bowling for soup. 52. basket case by green day. 53. keep the change, you filthy animal by all time low. 54. fat lip by sum 41. 55. almost by bowling for soup. 56. girl like that by every avenue. 57. bad enough for you by all time low. 58. give me novacaine by green day. 59. (here) in your arms by hellogoodbye. 60. summer love by one direction. 61. she wants to be me by busted. 62. build me up buttercup by the foundations. 63. lost boy by 5 seconds of summer. 64. don’t stop believin’ by journey. 65. be your everything by boys like girls. 66. another girl, another planet by blink 182. 67. say anything by good charlotte. 68. im on one by dj khaled. 69. last night on earth by green day. 70. dirty little secret by all american rejects. 

listen

The American Dream (Team)

I pledge allegiance to the flag…
And to the holy trinity of America. 

I AM SO LATE FOR THIS PARTY IN THE USA.

Happy birthday to Steve! And happy birthday to America’s freedom though I am how many days late. OTL

Better late than never!
*Spreads love, freedom, and some fireworks*

Hope you guys like this!

usuncut.com
Something Is Going Seriously Wrong at Arizona Polls Today
Lawyers are officially making an inquiry after multiple Democratic voters showed up to Arizona polls only to find that they were listed as independents.

Arizona’s primaries aren’t even done yet, and there’s already legal action being taken as a result of incompetence or possibly even intentional sabotage.

Leaders from the Arizona branch of the Democratic Party have confirmed that its lawyers are officially making an inquiry after multiple Democratic voters showed up to the polls only to find that they were listed as independents, Republicans, or had no party affiliation at all.

Many voters wound up having to wait in line under the hot Arizona sun only to find that they were ineligible to vote for the candidates of their choice. To add insult to injury, the polling locations have been so poorly planned that many voters had to wait in line up to four hours before finding out that their information had been improperly filed.

Poll workers have been giving out “provisional ballots,” according to 12 News. It’s unclear at this time as to whether these ballots will actually count in the Arizona primary, and whether intentional or not, it could result in the disenfranchisement of Arizona voters. […] No word has been given as to whether there was a pattern as to which kind of demographics were experiencing this kind of treatment, and no explanation has been given regarding what caused this bizarre error.

As with other states in which there’s been suspected voter suppression during this election season, the Bernie Sanders campaign is asking voters for information you may have about turnout at your precinct.

omgcp characters as things I've done
  • Inspired by @mrcrappyknight
  • Eric Bittle:Drunkenly stumbled into Williams Sonoma and cried about how pretty everything is
  • Jack Zimmermann:Stayed up until 4 in the morning watching funny moments in hockey games
  • Shitty Knight:Got high and vandalized all the stop signs in the neighborhood so they said "Stop Trump"
  • Larissa Duan:Ditched her friends mid-sentence because she got an idea for a painting
  • Adam Birkholtz:Stood on the table in a karaoke bar belting "Surfing USA" at the top of his lungs
  • Justin Oluransi:Threatened to murder his friends that keep trying to whip in public for no reason (read: Holster)
  • Chris Chow:Started crying when a cat he was holding put its paw on his face
  • William Poindexter:Got into a 3 hour argument of the correct pronunciation of the word 'caramel'
  • Derek Nurse:Got blackout drunk after senior prom and woke up wearing someone else's shirt (read: not his date's)
  • Whisky:Went to a frat party and said "no" to every boy that approached him
  • Tango:Walked around asking every person he came across if bears eat cows.
politico.com
USA Today: Don't vote for Donald Trump
By HADAS GOLD

In its 34-year history USA Today has not endorsed a candidate in a presidential election. Only once have they “disendorsed” a candidate, and that was former KKK leader and white supremacist David Duke in 1991 when he ran for governor of Louisiana.

That changed on Thursday when the USA Today editorial board “disendorsed” Donald Trump. The editorial page has criticized Trump in the past, objecting to his appeals to “racist, xenophobic, and misogynistic sentiments,” and his “sometimes casual relationship with the truth.”

“This year, the choice isn’t between two capable major party nominees who happen to have significant ideological differences. This year, one of the candidates — Republican nominee Donald Trump — is, by unanimous consensus of the Editorial Board, unfit for the presidency” the editorial board wrote.

Read more here

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My Sophomore year Biology project was FRICKING AMAZING good job little me.  Sleepy Little Organelles.  Mama Was Recessive.

Corpse Party Heading to Nintendo 3DS

The frightening adventure game from 5pb was originally released stateside on the PlayStation Portable in 2011 thanks to Marvelous USA and XSEED, with the followup hitting two years later. They were decent little games that used pixel art and 2D anime stills to portray its horror story.

Check it!

http://www.hardcoregamer.com/2015/02/16/corpse-party-heading-to-nintendo-3ds/135091/

rawstory.com
Jill Stein says it’s dangerous to expose kids to wifi signals
At a meeting in March, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein told the assembled crowd that wireless Internet technology is dangerous for developing children.

In the video, posted Monday by Patheos blogger Michael Stone, a woman in the audience said that she is a kindergarten teacher who is concerned about children being given devices with screens to learn from at a young age.

Stein said that, yes, it’s bad for growing kids to spend too much time glued to screens on TVs or computers. Too much non-human interaction has been shown to negatively affect children’s cognition and their ability to socialize and communicate with others.

“And what about the wireless?” the teacher asked.

“We should not be exposing, especially, kids’ brains to that,” Stein said. “You know, we don’t follow that issue in this country, but in Europe where they do, they have good precautions around wireless. Maybe not good enough, because it’s very hard to study this stuff. We make guinea pigs out of whole populations and then we discover how many die.”

“And this is, like, the paradigm for how healthcare works in this country,” she said, “and it’s outrageous.”

There is no evidence that wireless signals are harmful to adults or children. The World Health Organization (WHO) said in May of 2006 that electromagnetic fields like wireless signals pose no risk to human health.

“(T)he body absorbs up to five times more of the signal from FM radio and television than from base stations,” said WHO. “From all evidence accumulated so far, no adverse short- or long-term health effects have been shown to occur from the RF (radiofrequency) signals produced by base stations. Since wireless networks produce generally lower RF signals than base stations, no adverse health effects are expected from exposure to them.”

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[Editor Nova: This is part of why I wrote before about non-support of the Greens.]

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USA Today: 1989 Review

Taylor Swift parties, and yearns, like it’s ‘1989’

If you are not aware that Taylor Swift has a new album out Monday, it’s certainly not her fault, or ours. The rollout for 1989 (***½ out of four stars) named for the superstar’s birth year, has been as meticulous and as eagerly pored over as a presidential campaign, and its ascent on the pop charts is as certain as death and taxes — and likely anticipated with as much dread by some folks.

Never mind the haters, though. Swift’s genius — or part of it, anyway — has been to turn the same mix of unabashed neediness and cunning that can make her tough to defend as a celebrity into rock-solid musical assets. On 1989, she matches deceptively simple, irresistibly catchy melodies with lyrics that can seem by turns confessional and elusive, playful and aching.

“I’m a nightmare dressed like a daydream,” Swift sings on Blank Space, a sparkling tease that also nods to a “long list of ex-lovers who’ll tell you that I’m crazy.” For the more sober, spacious Bad Blood, she shifts into full-on drama queen mode, telling one of those exes, presumably, that she still bears “scars on my back from your knife. … Band-Aids don’t fix bullet holes.”

Executive produced by Swift and Max Martin, 1989 is Swift’s declaration of independence from the country music industry that inspired and nurtured her, but was never really a natural home. Always more of a pop singer/songwriter at heart, she teams with expert tunesmiths in that genre — in addition to Martin, Shellback, Ryan Tedder and Jack Antonoff — to craft songs that, as the title suggests, nod to a previous era, when the term electro-pop didn’t evoke the R&B- and club-based grooves of EDM.

That’s not to say that 

1989 is without more organic touches, or rhythmic intuition. Guitars pop up frequently; horns lend a funky vibe to Shake It Off, while I Know Placesoffers a shuffling, artfully syncopated beat.

Bubbly synth chords and clean, crisp percussion dominate big, airy arrangements on songs such as Style, which could be a lost Berlin track, and Welcome to New York, a love letter to a city that “keeps you guessing” and “drives you crazy” — like any great relationship, right?

Swift may no longer be that naive, as it turns out. On the warm, dreamy This Love, she sings, “When you’re young/ You just run/ But you come back to what you need.”

At 24, of course, Swift is still in her youth, and likely has plenty of searching ahead of her — and plenty of folks who will watch, and listen, as she moves forward.

Download: This LoveHow You Get the GirlAll You Had to Do Was Stay.

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University of Virginia suspends fraternities amid rape investigation

USA Today: The University of Virginia has suspended all fraternities and their social activities until Jan. 9 while the school reviews its policies regarding sexual assault.

This comes after a recent Rolling Stone article brought national attention to an investigation of an alleged rape of a female freshman by seven men at a fraternity party in 2012.

Now that #HillaryClinton is a step closer to becoming president. There’s no doubt that State Department would be turn into fracking marketing agency. Since she loves fracking so much. Can she count the amount of money she gotten in bribes from the frackers while breathing contaminated frack water and polluted air from fracking?