Local teen buys Yale sweatshirt so people know she knows people from Yale

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN — A local teen, Kate Robbins, shocked peers in her chemistry lab this morning when she showed up in a Yale sweatshirt. Yale, a university Kate couldn’t ever be successful enough to attend, was an interesting choice for the 18-year-old  community college student; It’s very obvious she had a specific motive behind the purchase, so we sat down with her and asked her about it. “By getting this shirt, I’m displaying my dominance and superiority over the rest of my friends. I feel very insignificant without obtuse, petty displays of status. In a word— flexing. Constantly.” Many in her…

American Red Cross working with scientists and Facebook on method to convert ‘likes’ to food

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA — Facebook has announced today that is it launching a joint effort with The American Red Cross to figure out how to convert likes on Facebook into food to send to impoverished people across the globe. According to the social media giant, most people care enough to like photos of starving children, but don’t want to be inconvenienced by having to find their wallet to donate to the Red Cross and other organizations. Mark Zuckerberg sat down with APR’s Chief Poverty Correspondent Bryan Graff and told us more about the initiative: “At Facebook, we strive to do the…