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Category Archives: Pollipops

pollipops: Work for BEER!

“I’m not proud of being an alcoholic, but I am proud to have a job again,” said Schiphorst, a 60 year old former construction worker. Schiporst is one of the many employees in … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · 5 Comments

pollipops: Haze of Our Lives

Here at TheGuestRoom we like to be fair and balanced.  There’s one story that is getting a lot of air time out here and around the world.  Pollution in China! … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

pollipops: Pesticide vs Ice Cream

By now you have probably heard of the boyfriend who jumped 7 floors down to his eventual death in a Chinese shopping mall. Basically after five hours of Christmas shopping, … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

pollipops: Top 5

Good morning pollipoppers! Simply put, here are my top five photos from this past week. Let me know in the comments which photo you liked best. Youth Everyone should have … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

pollipops: Dear Moon,

We’re coming for you!! And by ‘we’, I mean the Japanese!! Bonzai! First, we are going to build a team of robots and send them to stay with you for … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

pollipops: Google b makin me dumb, yo!

Harvard psychologists recently conducted a study which found that people are remembering less because of their dependency on the internet. And to that I say… “Give me a sec! Let … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

pollipops: 3 Little Known Facts About Thanksgiving

Now I’m going to start you off with a doozy. I hope you’re sitting down for this! Pilgrims didn’t wear buckled hats! I know. I know. This must hurt. I … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

pollipops: Go Marry Yourself!

Jennifer Hoes, of Holland, just celebrated her 9 year wedding anniversary–to herself! And she’s not the only one. This trend is starting to pick up steam and thanks to this … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

pollipops: the selfie

The Oxford Dictionary has just awarded “selfie” as their 2013 word of the year. Defined as, a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically with a smartphone or webcam … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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