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SeaWorld Disgusts Me More And More By The Minute
I woke up to the news that a 3 month old killer whale named Kyara ,the last whale born in SeaWorld's inhumane and twisted captive breeding program, died Monday at the San Antonio park according to the company.  It's such a shame  these beautiful, intelligent, and compassionate animals never had a ch…
What’s the Age Cut Off for Your Kids?
I feel like I start at least one post a week the same way but I'm not a parent so when I come across articles like this, I have to ask the opinions of people who actually have kids. What's your age cut off for this?
How Catnip Almost Landed My Mom In Jail
I just read the story of a man in Florida who spent 90 days in jail for a crime he didn't commit. The police mistook drywall powder in his vehicle for cocaine. After reading this, it reminding me of a childhood memory where my mom was almost arrested.
New “Snap Map” Poses Danger to Snapchat Users
Social media can be a scary situation for parents especially when they keep updating and changing everything about each app and service.
Snapchat is the latest to cause a commotion and that is with their new "Snap Map."
Safyre Terry Pays It Forward By Selling Survivor Snapbacks
Young burn victim and fire survivor, Safyre Terry lost everything, except her positivity in a 2013 home fire that took the lives of her father and siblings.
After the nightmare of a situation took place so many people reached out from all over the world to Safyre, including Kim Kardashian and even Pr…
Teens Actions Caused Fall at Great Escape Say Police
I'm sure you thought about it too, "How does one fall off of a gondola?"
When the news broke this weekend about a girl falling off of a ride at Six Flags Great Escape, my follow up question was immediately, "What ride?!" But when the response was, "th…
Making a Murderer Star Could Be Released Soon
When Making a Murderer came on Netflix, I was hooked. Steven Avery, Brendan Dassey, and of course Teresa Halbach, I couldn't find out enough! Now, one of the stars may be released from jail.
Lost Diamond Found by TSA Officers at Albany International Airport
The feelings you have going through the TSA check points on your travels are mutual to your fellow travelers. Take the shoes off, sweatshirt/jacket, take the lap top out, let them know about the medication you have (yes, I promise that's just my inhaler), take off all of your jewelry and hope that i…
Self-Driving Car Being Tested In Albany
The first driverless car...wait, is driverless a word? The first self-driving car (gosh, that doesn't sound right, either) is being tested right here in the Capital Region!

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