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Rainie Yang Controversy Prompts Netizens to React by Posting Photos of Seafood on Social Media

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A recent scandal involved singer Rainie Yang (楊丞琳) claiming not to be Taiwanese, but a “Guangdong person that grew up in Taiwan” on a Chinese program. Yang claimed this despite being born in Taipei in 1984 because her father is of Cantonese descent.

From No Man Is an Island
On September 6, 2022
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Suddenly there were frozen scrambled eggs for breakfast

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I said goodbye to my brother, who wished me luck with eyes flooded with tears, then I left the house, followed by my mother. We took a cab to the airport.

From Popula
On July 8, 2022
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Which Part of This Was Written by an AI?

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... and which part by Harry Siegel?

From Popula
On June 20, 2022
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PIE PERSON

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I am a pie person descended from a lineage of pie people.

From Tasteful Rude
On May 4, 2022
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a big faith in goodness and beauty and power of moral uprising

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an email from a friend in Gdansk

From Popula
On April 12, 2022
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STEM Can’t Give You a Reason to Live

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the "science of happiness"??

From Popula
On February 23, 2022
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What Kind of Writer Accuses Libraries of Stealing?

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a wrangle on the topic of Controlled Digital Lending

From Popula
On January 22, 2022
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The KMT Enters the Metaverse…With Chiang Kai-shek NFTs

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At a time in which it is debated what should be done with symbols dating from the authoritarian period, the KMT proposes to bring these symbols into the digital age–with a dash of the party’s continual cringeworthy attempts to appeal to young people.

From No Man Is an Island
On January 18, 2022
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