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Appreciating all your dad has done and does

Appreciating all your dad has done and does

November 11, 2014

When I was in the eighth grade, I found out that the person I called “Dad” my entire life wasn’t biologically related to me. I learned that before I was born, my mom and biological father had split up, and she later married the person I’ve always known to be my dad. While the news came as a ...

Ello offers social-network users simplicity, privacy

By Taylor Lucero

October 20, 2014

In contrast to other platforms like Facebook and Twitter, Ello is a newly-established social network which brands itself as “simple, beautiful, and (an) ad-free social network.” After initially starting as a private social network, Ello created a public version of the site after an increase in i...