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Trending: Taylor Swift's '1989'

The album dropped faster than a baby in the hands of an uncle who just can't stop palm-sweating.

Eric Q. Doyle
Scoped

Scoped: Eric Q. Doyle

We got a tip that the nut guy at the farmer's market was hot. So we had to see for ourselves. Mostly, we imagine, people ask him, "What's the price of your nuts?" We rose above and asked the serious questions. We even (reluctantly) rejected the free samples.

No Money, Honey!
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#tbt: HoCos Have Always Hated Budget Checks

Turns out Eliot has always been shady af about their riches.

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Trending: Netflix Will Spoil Everything For You

Using this site is even easier than going on Wikipedia and scrolling to the bottom of the plot. No one reads words anyways these days, including these.

B.J. Novak Returns
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#tbt: B.J. Novak Was Spectacular

Full disclosure: This is our favorite TBT ever

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Music

Trending: Aretha Franklin Covers 'Rolling In The Deep', World Cries

Most recently famous for wearing a giant bow on her head at President Obama's inauguration, this is obvoiusly the beginning of Franklin's comeback.

Hempfest
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10 Observations From Hempfest

In case you missed Hempfest this weekend (Sept. 13 and 14), here are some of the highlights from the twenty minutes we spent observing. If you like what you read (what?), don’t worry, it’ll happen again next year.

SUMMERS NIGHTS
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#tbt: Larry Summers Gets Down With the Kids

In 2005, University President Larry Summers took a night off to “gyrate” with freshmen in Annenberg, for seemingly no reason at all.

Widener Library
Rankings

A Scorecard For Ranking Harvard's Most Impressive Students

Business Insider has released a list of 19 Incredibly Impressive Students At Harvard. These students are killing it at life. (We’re sure, reader, that you would have been on the list, too, if they’d just been able to find your e-mail more easily.)

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Leverett

#tbt: Lev Introduces Internet Without Cords

Leverett House reopened today for its residents after undergoing massive renovations this past year. It wasn’t so long ago, though, that Leverett House underwent changes of a different variety. Back in the fall of 2002, Lev was the first Harvard house to offer its residents wireless internet. (Hey, ‘90s kids, remember when you needed cords and plugs to “surf the net”? Remember when people still called it “surfing the net”?)

Emmy Awards
Arts

Instant Reactions: Emmy Awards 2014

This year the Emmys fall on a Monday so we're on campus early to give you full coverage live and on location. The live coverage is true. The location is Cambridge, Mass. in front of our television screen. We're going non-HD on this one so we can make sure there are no delays in transmission. Stay tuned throughout the night to get our instant reactions.

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Flyby Campus

#tbt: Nerd Club Started at the College

"I came because I didn't have a problem set to do tonight, and I couldn't think of anything better to do," said Cabot House resident Allon G. Percus '92. This was in the days before laptop computers and internet porn.

Technology

#tbt: Admissions Website Vandalized During Prefrosh Weekend

We can’t imagine the fallout was actually that huge. This was 2001, back when most Harvard-bound high schoolers only logged on when they wanted to ask SmarterChild why they didn’t have any real friends.

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English

#tbt: Let Them Eat Keats

In 1955, English replaced Government as the most popular concentration among Harvard College freshmen. That’s right—back in the days before Sparknotes, hundreds of undergrads willingly signed up for English classes way before “Chick Lit” was even an option.

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Flyby Campus

#tbt: Assassination Fears When Fidel Castro Visited Harvard

Who knew? Fidel Castro used to be smokin' hot.

Hockey
Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

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Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?