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GRAYSON DOLAN MUST DIE

Three popular and gorgeous females construct a fail proof plan to transform Bay Valley High’s social loner into playboy Grayson Dolan’s demise.

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INTRO

The library was always deathly quiet and empty, rows of books left untouched and chairs never sat in. I preferred it that way, quiet I mean, no one there to disturb my reading or train of thought. The librarian, Ms. Stansberry, wasn’t very fond of many people, but she always offered a smile to me. Every other student enraptured with sports, or each other, I only wanted to gain more knowledge and be left alone. The first day of school was always the worst, everyone loud and diving into class president campaigns and tryouts for our state champion sports teams. My first period was free and I was taking my last final moments of peace to read over some of the Calculus material, the scooting of chairs interrupting me not far from my usual table. 

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30-year-old Demarkis Stansberry believed that he served God through his music. He performed on stage locally, rapping under the name “Righzous.”
Demarkis was shy and quiet, but lit up in the studio around his musical equipment. He carried a notebook around with him to jot down lyrics. He also kept drawings: detailed renderings of R&B singer Aaliyah, 3-D flowers and anime characters. He also painted T-shirts and designed logos for record labels and entertainment companies he hoped to own in the future.

Demarkis always wore a hat, along with jeans and a button down. He worked at a Taco Bell, but his passion was hearty Italian food — especially pasta and meatballs — which he learned to cook himself by watching Food Network.

Demarkis was shy, but lit up around friends. He often teased loved ones by giving them nicknames. He would tell his friends, “My goal is to get on your nerves at least once a day.”

Demarkis was shot in the head by a friend’s brother on Feb. 27. The shooter turned himself in to police, saying he thought the weapon was empty at the time. 

The Unerased project is a database of every known trans person who has been killed in recent years.

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@Wale’s “Lotus Flower Bomb” video finally here, produced by our very own Tara Razavi (@missrazavi) and directed by Taj Stansberry (@TAJ_TPK) of Happy Place Productions (@HappyPlace_) !

HUBBLE SPOTS MOON AROUND THIRD LARGEST DWARF PLANET

The combined power of three space observatories, including NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, has helped astronomers uncover a moon orbiting the third largest dwarf planet, catalogued as 2007 OR10. The pair resides in the frigid outskirts of our solar system called the Kuiper Belt, a realm of icy debris left over from our solar system’s formation 4.6 billion years ago.

With this discovery, most of the known dwarf planets in the Kuiper Belt larger than 600 miles across have companions. These bodies provide insight into how moons formed in the young solar system.

“The discovery of satellites around all of the known large dwarf planets – except for Sedna – means that at the time these bodies formed billions of years ago, collisions must have been more frequent, and that’s a constraint on the formation models,” said Csaba Kiss of the Konkoly Observatory in Budapest, Hungary. He is the lead author of the science paper announcing the moon’s discovery. “If there were frequent collisions, then it was quite easy to form these satellites.”

The objects most likely slammed into each other more often because they inhabited a crowded region. “There must have been a fairly high density of objects, and some of them were massive bodies that were perturbing the orbits of smaller bodies,” said team member John Stansberry of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. “This gravitational stirring may have nudged the bodies out of their orbits and increased their relative velocities, which may have resulted in collisions.”

But the speed of the colliding objects could not have been too fast or too slow, according to the astronomers. If the impact velocity was too fast, the smash-up would have created lots of debris that could have escaped from the system; too slow and the collision would have produced only an impact crater.

Collisions in the asteroid belt, for example, are destructive because objects are traveling fast when they smash together. The asteroid belt is a region of rocky debris between the orbits of Mars and the gas giant Jupiter. Jupiter’s powerful gravity speeds up the orbits of asteroids, generating violent impacts.

The team uncovered the moon in archival images of 2007 OR10 taken by Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3. Observations taken of the dwarf planet by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope first tipped off the astronomers of the possibility of a moon circling it. Kepler revealed that 2007 OR10 has a slow rotation period of 45 hours. “Typical rotation periods for Kuiper Belt Objects are under 24 hours,” Kiss said. “We looked in the Hubble archive because the slower rotation period could have been caused by the gravitational tug of a moon. The initial investigator missed the moon in the Hubble images because it is very faint.”

The astronomers spotted the moon in two separate Hubble observations spaced a year apart. The images show that the moon is gravitationally bound to 2007 OR10 because it moves with the dwarf planet, as seen against a background of stars. However, the two observations did not provide enough information for the astronomers to determine an orbit.

“Ironically, because we don’t know the orbit, the link between the satellite and the slow rotation rate is unclear,” Stansberry said.

The astronomers calculated the diameters of both objects based on observations in far-infrared light by the Herschel Space Observatory, which measured the thermal emission of the distant worlds. The dwarf planet is about 950 miles across, and the moon is estimated to be 150 miles to 250 miles in diameter. 2007 OR10, like Pluto, follows an eccentric orbit, but it is currently three times farther than Pluto is from the Sun.

2007 OR10 is a member of an exclusive club of nine dwarf planets. Of those bodies, only Pluto and Eris are larger than 2007 OR10. It was discovered in 2007 by astronomers Meg Schwamb, Mike Brown, and David Rabinowitz as part of a survey to search for distant solar system bodies using the Samuel Oschin Telescope at the Palomar Observatory in California.

We say their names to remember those we've lost in 2016:

TRANS PEOPLE MURDERED IN AMERICA THIS YEAR

  • Monica Loera of Austin, Texas murdered January 22. She was 43 years old.
  • Jasmine Sierra of Bakersfield, California murdered January 22. She was 52 years old.
  • Kayden Clarke of Mesa, Arizona killed on February 4. He was 24 years old.
  • Veronica Banks Cano of San Antonio, Texas found dead on February 19. She was in her mid-30s.
  • Maya Young of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania murdered on February 21. She was 25 years old.
  • Demarkis Stansberry of Baton Rouge, Louisiana murdered on February 27. He was 30 years old.
  • Kedarie/Kandicee Johnson of Burlington, Iowa murdered on March 2. They were 16 years old.
  • Quartney Davia Dawsonn-Yochum of Los Angeles, California murdered on March 23. She was 32 years old.
  • Shante Isaac of Houston, Texas murdered on April 10. She was 34 years old.
  • Keyonna Blakeney of Rockville, Maryland murdered on April 16. She was 22 years old.
  • Tyreece Walker of Wichita, Kansas murdered on May 1. She was 32 years old.
  • Mercedes Successful of Haines City, Florida murdered on May 15. She was 32 years old.
  • Amos Beede of Burlington, Vermont murdered on May 25. He was 38 years old.
  • Goddess Diamond of New Orleans, Louisiana murdered on June 5. She was 20 years old.
  • Deeniquia Dodds of Washington D.C. murdered on July 13. She was 22 years old.
  • Dee Whigam of Shubuta, Mississippi murdered on July 23. She was 25 years old.
  • Skye Mockabee of Cleveland, Ohio murdered on July 30. She was 26 years old.
  • Erykah Tijerina of El Paso, Texas murdered on August 8. She was 36 years old.
  • Rae'Lynn Thomas of Columbus, Ohio murdered on August 10. She was 28 years old.
  • T.T. of Chicago, Illinois killed on September 11. She was thought to be in her mid-twenties.
  • Crystal Edmonds of Baltimore, Maryland killed on September 16. She was 32 years old.
  • Jazz Alford of North Carolina killed on September 23. She was 30 years old.
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Rise from the flames.

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This video looks so clean! Taj Stansberry, LoveRance & 50cent doing it right for the bay unlike Drake.