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Well, I guess we're just phone-happy today.Several of the BUSTies have gotten some mail from CREDO Mobile recently. It's a really cool concept for a company - they are completely open about what political campaigns they (and their competitors) contribute to.If you're like 99% of the population, you're on Facebook. Maybe you've seen the ads for the 'I love love' pro-gay marriage bumper stickers. Those are freebies from CREDO (I'm waiting for mine).On ... Read More

Va Va Vroom

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Meet BUST's new girl crush, Danica Patrick. Why do we love her? Let me count the ways. 1. Danica kicks major ass in an industry overflowing with testosterone. This lovely lady has routinely broken racecar driving records by finishing higher and higher than any other woman who tried before her. She broke out onto the scene in 2005 when she finished fourth in the Indy 500, launching 'Danicamania' which, let's face it, was based a lot more on her  looks than her ... Read More

Finish Him!

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I don't know about the rest of you ladies, but I was a little girl of the 80s and 90s who was raised on video games. You know, fighting Bowser at age 4; whooping yo booty at Mortal Kombat by 8; the whole deal (this might be a good time to mention that I named my dog Zelda after - you guessed it - the Legend of Zelda series). I could fly Sonic through those gold rings with the best of 'em. I chalk it up to having an older brother and a dad who were ... Read More
                       The optimistic side of me likes to hope that people are judged more for their merit than qualities out of their control, but a recent study has proven me sadly wrong, at least in the realm of theater. According to Princeton economics student Emily Glassberg Sands and her new research studies , there is a major bias against female playwrights. Sands'study (which has been ... Read More

New York: Not Scary

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It's not nearly as bad as it looks, I promise.The New York Times published an interactive map on their website highlighting all of the murders in the 5 boroughs of NYC over the past 6 years. You can zoom in on any area and get the name of the victim, name of the murderer, time and date of the crime, the motive and the weapon (if the information is available) for each individual homicide.This graphic, a.k.a the crazy death map, makes New York look a LOT ... Read More