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The Story of Monday [via 20 GIFs]

  1. When my alarm goes off Monday morning, this is my reaction:   2. Because you never know what Monday has in store for you:   3. Nevertheless, I get out of bed and put on my pants:   4. Then I suddenly get a burst of energy:   5. And I … Read More

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4 Interesting News Stories: Woman Arrested for Unreturned VHS, Bigfoot is Missing, and George Zimmerman is Sad

Interesting News #1: Woman Arrested for Not Returning Rented Jennifer Lopez VHS Kayla Finley, of Greenville, South Carolina, has been arrested for not returning a VHS that she rented. She rented the film, "Monster-in-Law" -- featuring none other than Jennifer Lopez … Read More

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Texas Stereotypes and a George Bush Shrine

A few months ago, Business Insider published the results of a survey they completed that highlighted what Americans thought about their 50 states. The questions asked in the survey ranged from mildly offensive, such as, “Which state has the weirdest accent,” to the … Read More

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Belieber Central: 10 Reasons Why We Should Feel Bad for Justin Bieber

I'm sure most of you have already heard the heartbreaking news about Justin Bieber's arrest early Thursday morning in Miami. Before we move on, please take a moment of silence to reflect over this unfortunate event. When you're ready, continue reading. The … Read More

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America the Offended: I’m Offended That You’re Offended By Me Being Offended

For nearly a hundred years, America has been known as "the land of the free and the home of the brave" - thanks to Francis Scott Key's 'The Star-Spangled Banner,' which became our national anthem in 1931.  However, in more recent years, America has become not only … Read More

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5 Documentaries You Should Watch on Netflix

For the past 4 days, I have been sick and not just "I have a slight cold" sick, but "Damn, I'm going to die" sick. Thankfully, I am now in the recovery stage and my family didn't have to call the priest to go over my last rites...which they wouldn't have done … Read More



10 Reasons Why Texans Love Texas

Have y'all ever wondered what the big deal was about Texas? What are the reasons why people, who are from Texas, talk as … Read More

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5 Most Annoying Things in Life

It's 8:00 AM, you forgot your coffee on the kitchen counter, you're currently stuck in traffic and you had a meeting at … Read More


Breaking Under Pressure, But Winning in the End

From the moment I first popped into this world, I have never been able to deal very well with time-induced pressure, or … Read More

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Sold to the Highest Bidder

When I first started writing on shenkitup, I never imagined that it would grow as much as it has. I also never … Read More

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3 Differences Between Americans and Europeans

I'm walking a Shetland pony [in the picture to your right] on the multi-acre Dressage Horse Ranch of Adolf Dassler's … Read More

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Chantelle Paige: A California Dime

When you hear the word "celebrity," what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it that they're overpaid, … Read More


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Is the American Dream Irrelevant?

There are roughly 196 countries in the world today, with a total combined population nearing 7 billion--a number that … Read More

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Snitch Inducing Road Rage

Do you remember getting into arguments, when you were little? Maybe it was with some punk at the park who stole your … Read More

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Good Morning Shenkitupers!

Today is Sunday, June 17th, 2012 and the ungodly time of sunrise was twelve minutes ago at 6:13 AM. If I don't get some … Read More

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5 Best Vacation Spots

Do you have a passport? Most Americans unfortunately do not; only about 33% of Americans have their passport. If … Read More

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Conquer Your Fears and Just Go for it

In Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first inaugural address, he made the statement that, “The only thing we have to fear is fear … Read More

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ADHD is a Disorder…or an Excuse?

I have asked quite a few people the question of 'ADHD is a Disorder, or an excuse' and the general consensus is that it … Read More


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