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20 Shameless Purchases From That Glorious First Paycheck

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That sweet, sweet first paycheck — when you have more money in your life than you’ve ever had before.

Let’s be honest: You probably did something stupid with your first paycheck. Whether it was a bag of Cheetos or something a little more … illegal, you probably didn’t invest it like you should have.

Secret-sharing app Whisper collected the things people bought with their first paycheck, from the weird to the mundane.

$600 worth of clothes that I barely wore

A CD of T.S. Eliot reading his own poetry

My first cell phone

Food... Specifically, 5 boxes of honey buns.

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A horse

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75 foot slip and slide:D Best idea ever!!!!

porn and lemon flavored candy.

Ukulele

Taco Bell

A pregnancy test

A vibrator

Cheetos

Cleaning supplies and a frozen pizza

400$ fur boots

Nintendo 64, starfox, super Mario bros 64 and Mario kart

Art supplies. Still do every single time... which maybe explains why I'm failing at life... Shit.

A red plastic treasure chest that I kept alcohol in

Xbox live gold membership.

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Photo Series Captures the Ageless Beauty of Senior Women at the Salon

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There’s nothing more beautiful than growing old gracefully, especially when it comes with a fair amount of wisdom.

Robbie Kaye was a few months away from turning 50 when she began a photojournalistic study of women in their 70s and older. It turned into Beauty and Wisdom, a full-fledged crusade against beauty double standards and ageism

“I saw the faces of women who have weathered many storms and supported many people through trials…

Truth Lets You Send Anonymous Texts

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Truth Lets You Send Anonymous Texts

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Spiral Hopes To Nail Location-Based Communities

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Facebook For Windows Phone Now Supports Video Uploads, Integrates With Messenger

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Why Standalone Apps Are Supposed To Fail

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Phantom Brings Self-Destructing Photos To Facebook, Twitter And More

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Twitter Acquires Password Security Startup Mitro, Open Sources Its Product

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7 iPad Apps to Help Students With Dyslexia

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Dyslexia is a language-based disorder that makes reading, recognizing words, spelling and decoding especially difficultMore than 20% of the U.S. population is dyslexic, according to the National Institutes of Health, yet stigma and misconceptions often prevent dyslexic people from seeking help.

It’s something you’re born with, but while dyslexia is a lifelong learning disability, early and effective methods can decrease its impact and help dyslexic students maintain the same learning level…