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Amanda Ferris

Amanda Ferris graduated with a 3.5 GPA and a B.A. in English from Wagner College in May of 2009, and has since written for several different websites and magazines.These publications include NearSay.com. New York Family, The Camel Clutch Blog, Silhouette Urban Mind-Body Fitness's official site, and 2Blue Media Group. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching dance, going to museums, reading, and volunteering at the Love Wanted Pet Adoption events in Brooklyn. Amanda is a founding member of the Boulevard Books Creative Wring Group and she can also be seen reading her poetry at the Tom Kane Boulevard Bards Open Mic sessions as well.
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Famous Internet Cats Team Up for Charity

Let's just admit the internet exists for cats. Not scientific research. Cats. Fortunately for us, 13 of the internet's most famous cats are teaming up ... to raise money for charity. We know -- we were a little concerned it might be a "kill all the humans"-style takeover of Earth too. We're getting off easy this time -- all they want us to do is buy a deck of cards!

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'Iron Man' Arc Reactor Proposal
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Geek Proposes to Girlfriend With Replica of ‘Iron Man’ Arc Reactor

When YouTube user Eddie Zarick wanted to propose to his girlfriend, as an electronics geek and 'Iron Man' nerd, he wanted to make it an extra-special occasion. His girlfriend had always been very supportive of his work with electronics and she is also a huge fan of 'Iron Man.' Thus, Eddie's nickname of "Tony Stark" was born.

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Lindsey Stirling as Danaerys Targaryen
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Watch the ‘Game of Thrones’ Theme Performed With One Voice and One Violin

It seems like every 'Game of Thrones' fan can't wait for March 31, 2013 when HBO's darling returns to televisions everywhere for the third season. Until that time, fans have been busy speculating about which characters and plotlines will appear in the show (we personally can't wait to see the television show's adaption of the Red Wedding), who Jon Snow's parents really are, whether or not Martin will ever finish the series (write like the wind, Martin!) and creating fan videos on YouTube.

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Category: Music, Videos
'Gangnam Style' Cover With A Ukelele
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‘Gangnan Style’ Sounds Even Better On Ukelele

While 'Gangnam Style' covers are all the rage on YouTube, these two creative young women have taken Psy's hit and put their own unique spin on the song. Instead of the usual flashmob and eye-catching costumes, the two young women picked up a guitar and -- strangely enough -- a ukelele to turn the snappy dance number into a plaintive pop song that sounds like something Taylor Swift would sing. (Well, if Taylor Swift was a K-Pop star, that is.)

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Category: Music
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’

Most children today have grown up watching the classic Christmas special 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer' that was filmed using stop-motion animation. As the winter holiday season fast approaches and you settle down to watch 'Rudolph' on television, check out these ten cool facts that you didn't know about one of themost famous Christmas specials of all time.

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Category: Lists
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8 Urban Legends That Would Make Great Movies

Please Lord, not another exorcism movie! The world has seen enough 'Paranormal Activity,' too. We know how Hollywood-types love to take stuff that's already out there and make it into movies, rather than come up with their own stories, so we thought we'd offer up these urban legends as idea fodder. Yes, they will all be better than 'Urban Legend.' Promise.

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Category: Humor, Lists, Movies
Girl Scouts Use Sasquatch to Promote Positive Self-Esteem
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Girl Scout Troop Uses Bigfoot to Promote Self-Esteem

With all the peer pressure surrounding young girls today, it can be difficult to foster self-esteem in a society that often demands perfection -- "perfect" hair, "perfect" skin, and so on and so forth. In order to combat this harmful pressure, the Cadette Girl Scout Troop #22052 put together an incredibly cute and creative video that use Bigfoot to preach the beauty of being who you are and not following the crowd. The video itself was also researched, written, directed, and produced by the bright young women of the Troop.

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Category: Videos, Weird News
Bichon Frise/Poodle Mix Survives Being Stuck in Car Grill
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Lucky Pooch Survives 11 Mile Drive After Being Stuck in Grill of Car

This adorable six-year-old Bichon Frise/Poodle mix named Suzie clearly has nine lives or a guardian angel on her furry shoulders: William Muggle of the East Providence Animal Control tells the harrowing tale of how the little pooch survived an 11 mile drive from Massachusetts to Rhode Island while being stuck in the grill of the car.

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