Congratulations, you’ve made it to winter! Keep an eye on the seven day forecast!

They say North Dakota winters are tough. Well, we’re about to find out. December 21st isn’t just any other day. It’s the shortest day of the year. It’s the day earth’s wobble leans as far away from the sun as it’s going to get — that is if next year’s rotation around the sun takes

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Milk, egg, & bread shortages forecast this week

If you’re not prepared for the onset of the winter storm, it’s time to start thinking about it. the Flickertail times has been working overtime to bring you everything you need to worry about. Please keep in mind, the Flickertail Times is a satirical website providing real-time fake news reporting you may still be willing

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Survey: How Will You Spend Election Night?

Just think, 20 years from now we’ll all be able to look back on the 2016 election and tell youngsters all about what politics used to be like. And if this is the election for the ages, then we want to know how you’re going to spend it. And hey, if you can’t laugh, you

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Laugh: The Four Horsemen of Gentrification

Direct quote: “I heard one of the four living creatures saying as with a voice of thunder, ‘Gentrify.’ I looked, and behold, a green horse, and he who sat on it had a mason jar; and a fedora was his crown, and he went out pickling and to pickle.”

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Pointless, But Awesome: Daniel LaRusso is the Real Bully in The Karate Kid

  In the bizarro world constructed by J. Matthew Turner, one of the 80’s iconic movie characters is actually a passive-aggressive bully in disguise. If you weren’t born between the years 1972 and 1982, it’s probably best to just ignore this, but if you were — consider this your daily dose of pointless, but awesome.

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We Are Now At the Point In This Argument Where I Realize I Am Wrong

The creative writing forum that is McSweeney’s delivers yet another piece of long-form satire. This one from Jacob Rosenberg on how to win at arguing on the Internet or any other place is an entertaining peak at the human condition. Expect some colorful language.

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For Moms & Dads: An Open Letter To My Kids About Summer

Do you appreciate sarcasm? Does the summer madhouse have you occasionally wishing for the routine of fall and school? Read this and laugh and possibly cry.

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A Surprisingly Fascinating Theory for why Canada is so Boring

I disagree with the primary tenet of this title; I didn’t write it either. But if you’re Canadian and want to laugh and think a little about what makes Canada Canadian, one journalist thinks it’s an intentionally crafted national identity of carefully cultivated boringness.

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What Commercials Have Taught Me About Laundry

If we weren’t all programmed to ignore commercials (or at least attempt to) and instead were forced to actually watch them, you might be surprised by what is being taught. Have a laugh at this too true satire.

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Purify Your System With the Seven-Day Chili Dog Cleanse

And the best part of this nutritional program — with the state fair a bit over a month away, it will never be more convenient or easy. Get the skinny on this new easy-to-succeed diet here.

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A Step-by-Step guide to Successfully Sharing Your Thoughts on Facebook

Don’t worry, if you’re not on the social network, this won’t convince you to join. But if you’re there and want to laugh at yourself, or if you’re not and want a taste, check this quick, cynics guide.

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Top Ten Things I’ve Always Wanted to Say To David Letterman

Whatever your thoughts of the guy, last night marked the end of an era. Check out the final Top 10 list as read by many of the funny, regular guests he’s had over the years.

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Everything is Taking Too Long

Occasionally we need to stop and laugh at ourselves, and The Onion is very good at pointing the many ways in which we are funny.

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Watch: Why Does Daisy Get to Eat Her Ice Cream First?

Cooper looks like a pretty sad dog, but there’s a pretty good reason for the special treatment. The end will make you laugh.

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An Honest Letter from Your IT Department

If your job requires a computer, you can probably relate, and you’ll probably laugh. If your job does not require a computer, feel free to laugh at those of us who have jobs that require a computer.

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North Dakota State Bison Fans Deserve to Hear this (Because they Probably Can’t Read)

If you didn’t catch the “What’s Bugging Andy” segments last fall after the Bison football team won in Iowa then here is your chance to catch up. But don’t take him too seriously, he’s after a laugh and he’s willing to point the finger at Iowa too.

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