Water Cooler Talk: March 2-8, 2015
Frank Underwood returns. Weed comes to D.C. Coincidence?
Here you have it: All the chitchat you need to get through the week. You’re welcome.
"House of Cards" is Back, Baby
There are two types of people in the world: those who binged the entire anticipated, duplicitous third season over the weekend and those who need to get...on...it. Which are you?
WEED IS NOW LEGAL IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Residents of our nation’s capital who are older than 21 can now possess up to two ounces of marijuana and use it legally at home. But for how long remains to be seen since buying and selling weed is still illegal and Congress is bound to challenge the ruling.
#THEDRESS IS DESTROYING MINDS AND RELATIONSHIPS
If you’ve checked into any social-media network over the past few days, you’ve seen “the dress.” You have most likely also taken part in a heated debate over whether the dress is white and gold or black and blue. (Taylor Swift says black and blue, so it’s final.)
FACEBOOK IS RAISING SUICIDE AWARENESS
In more social-media news, Facebook will soon implement a new feature that gives users the option to report a friend’s worrisome status. The next time that user logs in, he or she will see a prompt to get help by contacting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or reaching out to a friend.
JAMES CAMERON IS OPENING AN ALL-VEGAN SCHOOL
In Calabasas, California, Titanic director James Cameron and his wife are opening the Muse School, the first vegan elementary school in the U.S., where all food served will be 100-percent plant-based. Because...#Hollywood.