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Dogs Dogs Dogs

Man’s best friend has been at humanity’s side since the Stone Age, and hopefully will continue to be at our sides until the end of times. Initially, dogs kept security at campsites and kept rats out of food supplies, but...
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Shell adds to quirkiness with antique store

The Shell station is a common spot for New College students to do the usual activities such as, grabbing snacks, buying beverages, or filling up. The Shell is a mainstay of the New College experience. For the past two years,...
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The truth about finger cracking

People who crack their fingers have been given flack for years from non-finger crackers who say it causes arthritis. Recently, however, that myth has been dispelled. The age-old finger cracking mystery apparently comes from a bubble forming in the fluid...
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Sarasota Jungle Gardens: Reptiles, mammals and birds, oh my!

In Sarasota lies a 10-acre oasis of breathtaking landscape, home to myriad of rare and beautiful creatures that serve as an extraordinary, if only temporary, escape from civilization. Sarasota Jungle Gardens has been a family-owned sanctuary since its establis...
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Bookstores in SRQ

All good readers know one should never flip to the last page. Yet that is exactly what reactionary headlines have been doing by prophesizing the death of bookstores. Although it is true that large chains such as Borders have perished,...
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Quidditch World Cup takes flight this weekend

  Fans of the Harry Potter series and sport fanatics alike are preparing for the United States Quidditch (USQ) World Cup, to be held this weekend in Rock Hill, South Carolina. With a lineup of 80 teams as well as...
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Harry Potter and the new wizarding world

  J.K. Rowling’s legendary Harry Potter series has sparked worldwide fascination and an ever-growing fan base. The books have inspired amusement parks and various organizations such as United States Quidditch (USQ). Last summer, Universal Studios Japan ...
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99 problems and Jay-Z thinks the way to stream music is one

The music streaming industry has become saturated with different companies all trying to be the favorite. In a world of the “customer comes first” and “have it your way,” Jay Z’s streaming company, Tidal, strives to put the artist first...
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Spring break forever: A history

  The traffic has suddenly increased in Sarasota; the beaches are flooded with people; restaurants are packed to the brim with old and young alike. It all signals the arrival of spring – the season of fertility and awakening. A...
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Kayaking on Crystal River: Adventure’s just a paddle away!

  With turquoise freshwater, abundant and friendly fish, and the famous Florida manatee, the town of Crystal River, and the Three Sisters Spring in particular, is a hidden gem not to be missed, and only two hours away from Sarasota....
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