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Logical Reasonings / 4.12.16

A. Stephen Hawking’s new project, Breakthrough Starshot, promises to get a probe to our nearest star neighbor, Alpha Centauri, in just 20 years. By way of comparison, a probe traveling at the speed our current probes travel would take 30,000 years. Science

B. The OG Star Wars Trilogy is coming soon to theaters near you. Tix available on May the 4th. Mental Floss

C. Here’s Mark Zuckerberg’s ten year plan for Facebook. Basically, he’s going to continue selling your private information. USA Today

D. A proposed bill in NY would require drivers involved in accidents to hand their phones over to authorities for “testing” to determine whether it had been used in the run up to the accident. Great idea? Or government overreach? App Advice

E. Ahhhhh!! Run! It’s rampaging Danish monkeys!! The Local

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Logical Reasonings / 2.12.16

A. LAST @#$%!-ING CHANCE! At 5 pm PST, our Free February sale is over. Get your first month’s access to Blueprint’s amazing online resources free. Just use coupon code FEBFREE at checkout. Blueprint LSAT Prep

B. A French appeals court has given an art lover the go-ahead to sue Facebook for about $22,500 for suspending his account over a nude painting. Ooh-la-la! Boston Herald

C. There’s a new Saved by the Bell-themed restaurant in Chicago because why wouldn’t you open a Saved by the Bell-themed restaurant? (We strongly suggest ordering something other than the ScreechLT or the AC Slateroast.) Time

D. Law schools around the country are responding to slumping enrollments by retooling the way they do business. Seeing as law school hasn’t really changed much in the past 200 years, that’s refreshing-ish. Forbes

E. A six-week-long armed standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon is over, and now officials are cleaning up and checking for explosive and guns. Reuters

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Logical Reasonings / 12.1.15

A. Spell check, people, learn to use it. Mental Floss
B. Mark Zuckerberg is giving 99% of his Facebook shares to charity. Yes, he will still be way richer than you. USA Today
C. Your prayers have been answered. Asteroid mining is now totally legal. You just have to get to the asteroid. Wall Street Journal
D. Take note, aspiring attorneys, judges have heard dumb arguments before, and they’re not gonna take it sitting down. Above the Law
E. All the great music you missed this year because you were studying for the LSAT. Rolling Stone

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Logical Reasonings / 11.25.15

A. A dog’s eye view of a wedding, with maudlin music. Bored Panda
B. Monster deals for Black Friday. Don’t forget your old pals here at Blueprint. We could use a new phone. NO TIES, PLEASE. USA Today
C. A professor of law at University of Arkansas, Little Rock is suing his employer under the Freedom of Information Act to get law school admissions data. Awkward times in the break room. Above the Law
D. A Michigan law firm is offering to pay cab/Uber/Lyft fare for drunk revelers on Thanksgiving. MLive
E. Facebook’s AI experimentation is going swimmingly. Fear not. Our future robot masters will treat us as prized pets. Buzzfeed