By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus A Dutch designer created a font especially for people with dyslexia. Christian Boer, who is dyslexic himself, designed “dyslexie,” the font that supposedly makes it easier for dyslexic people to read. The font, on display at the Istanbul Design Biennial 2014, utilizes distinct letters. Typical typeface often relies on […]

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Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Lena Dunham, creator of the HBO show “Girls” and author of new book “Not That Kind of Girl,” is threatening to sue a website that alleged she sexual abused her younger sister in their youth. TruthRevolt, a vigilante right-wing website with a goal to “unmask leftists in the media for who […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Taylor Swift released her fifth studio album “1989” on Monday, marking her first official foray into pop music and leaving country music behind. The 24-year-old’s newest album also had a marked difference in its conception, aside from the change in genre. This is — possibly — the first album […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Bethenny Frankel officially confirmed this week that she will be rejoining Bravo’s “Real Housewives of New York City” for its upcoming seventh season. Frankel appeared on the show’s first, second and third seasons before departing for her own spin-offs, “Bethenny Getting Married?” and “Bethenny Ever After.” The reunion of Frankel […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Malala Yousafzai has become to youngest person to ever be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 17. But if you’ve been following her story, the Peace Prize is not even the pinnacle of her achievements. At age 11, her diary was published anonymously, detailing her struggle […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Raven-Symoné, Disney darling and “Cheetah Girls” star, had her first interview addressing her sexuality in Oprah’s “Where Are They Now” series earlier this week. Oprah began the interview by reading one of Raven’s tweets from August 2013 that said: “I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Spoilers ahead! Warning: This post contains excellent writing, unparalleled wit, and spoilers from the latest episode of “Scandal”! Do not read if you are not entirely caught up on the show. Continue reading if you love my writing. Last week’s season four premiere showed us that everything in the […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Over the weekend, YouTube star Sam Pepper posted a prank video in which he grabbed the butts of female strangers while under the guise of asking them for directions. The video received instant backlash, causing both his fans and the greater YouTube community to call him out. Within the […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Scotland has voted no in a poll for independence Thursday, but it remains historically significant for a number of reasons. The Background: Scotland went through the task of deciding whether or not it wanted to remain a member of the United Kingdom or strike out on its own as an […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus The Queen of Comedy, the Lioness of Laughter, the Cup-Bearer of Chuckles — sorry for that — Mindy Kaling has returned to our television screens in the form of her show “The Mindy Project”’s third season premiere on Tuesday. And it is glorious and wonderful and everything is golden-hued […]

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