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When the Good Boys Found a UFO

It was just another day playing in the woods for the good boys, until they found a UFO in their secret hiding place.

Jennifer Racusin
January 14, 2020
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When Betelgeuse Goes Out: The Simulation Hypothesis

Why is one of the brightest stars in the sky starting to dim? Jesse turns to fiction for a possible, if rather unlikely, cause.

Jesse Stone
January 14, 2020
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The Brain’s Revolt: A {Broken} Afternoon

Austin can’t stop feeling paranoia, anxiety, and like danger is imminent. It’s all in his head, and he knows it, but how does he make it stop?

Sarah Razner
January 13, 2020
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An Incomplete and Growing List of the Times I’ve Said, {“It Looks Broken to Me”} and Had No Idea What I was Talking About

Sometimes the easiest explanation is to throw up your hands and tell yourself something is broken. Rarely is it the most correct explanation, though.

Josh Bard
January 13, 2020
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Accepting Submissions: {‘It Looks Broken to Me’} Prompt

This week, we’re looking for submissions from new writers, with the words “It looks broken to me” anywhere in the text. Send us your piece!

The Prompt Staff
January 13, 2020
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Migraines, Caffeine, and Term Papers—Going {Cold Turkey} on Energy Drinks

Ryan’s going against the ‘graine. The caffeine migraine, that is. Learn how it all started, and why he’s ready to quit energy drinks, cold turkey.

Ryan Fay
January 10, 2020
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Literary Restaurant Chains

Answering the everlasting question: What if book titles were combined with chain restaurants to create a deliciously literate “before and after”?

Zach Straus
January 7, 2020
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The 100 Best Random Things of the {Decade}

A list unlike any other list—full of incredible things you may or may not remember. These are the undisputed best things of the 2010s.

The Prompt Staff
January 7, 2020
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Is Retirement {Worth the Wait?} Making the Case to Live for Now

Retirement sounds like a magical wonderland of free time and free choices. The real question is what the hell are we all waiting for?

Melissa Wyatt
January 6, 2020
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