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April Fool’s Day 2014 – University Edition

Businesses have been expected to fill the internet with ridiculous ideas on April Fool’s Day, but what was unexpected this year was for Universities to come into play. University students? Yes, that’s expected. But University Administration? Pleasantly surprised. University of Rochester Head over to their page to see their campus and majors transformed into Legos. New majors like “Music Chemist” and “Quiddich” have also been added. Wayne State Google Plus is not the only one celebrity photobombing today. Find Kevin Bacon hiding in their main page. Missouri University of Science and Technology MST’s page was taken over by Doge Oakland University OU is offering a new major: Post-Apocalyptic Survival Studies. Colgate University Colgate has finally offered a program that fits! The Colgate School of...

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Hipster Fashion: Men’s Swimwear

contributed by Leroy James For any hipster dude spending their summer around the beach, or if you live in Austin, around Barton Springs you’ll find your choices for fashionable swimwear are pretty limiting. Luckily, lots of brands these days, like the skaters at Mishka and the gentlemen at Rag&Bone, have noted the fashionable dude’s lack of good swimwear and have done some great takes on the old swim trunks your dad wore. Don’t forget to accessorize them with your James Victore...

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Hipster Fashion: Women’s Swimsuits

contributed by Leroy James Hipster fashion isn’t just limited to dudes in beards with plaid and boat shoes, it also has something for the ladies. Now that we’re in the dog days of summer in Texas, hipster ladies are finally shedding their librarian dresses and lamé leggings for one pieces and lamé...

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SDCC Trailer Mania

While every other news site out there is only covering the bout of violence that happened this past Comic-Con in San Diego and not so much the actual coolness of the event, we’re highlighting some of the best trailers that were released at SDCC. Tron Legacy The Walking Dead Alice Madness Street Fighter vs. Tekken Marvel vs. Capcom Spiderman Shattered Dimensions Star Wars: The Force Unleashed...

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Hipster Fashion: Sunglasses

contributed by Leroy James Texas is probably closer to hell than anywhere else on the planet, so it’s just that much more important for people here to invest in some good, stylish sunglasses. Hipsters like myself though, have to maintain their style cred while riding their fixie and rooting for Team Edward or Jacob. Treat yourself to any one of these styles, from the classic wayfarers to aviators, this summer while you catch up with other Twilighters from...

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Hipster Fashion: Slip-Ons

contributed by Leroy James Here at What The Flux, we spend a lot of our time in the summer lounging around in Diesel cutoffs and mesh American Apparel tank tops. Since it’s too hot to wear boat shoes or saddle shoes in Texas tho, we’ve decided to settle on some pretty dope slip-ons. From nice UK brands like Billies or trusted skater brands like Vans, you can find any type of slip-on to fit your budget and...

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