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President Obama will say goodbye to the nation on January 10th

January 2nd, 2017

President Barack Obama has scheduled his farewell address for January 10th, according to an email statement released earlier today, reported by Reuters. The President will reportedly use the venue as an opportunity to thank those who have supported him over the past eight years while also offering some commentary on what the future holds for the …

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Obama had ‘no plans’ for a President Trump

November 9th, 2016

We’re still digesting the outcome of last night’s results, but reactions from world leaders and significant figures are starting to trickle in. Clinton has already taken the stage to officially concede, but one place remains particularly tight-lipped: the White House. According to Politico, “There is no plan at the White House. They also never thought this …

Scientists name new species of flatworm after President Obama

September 9th, 2016

A flatworm that infects freshwater turtles in Malaysia has been given a presidential name: Baracktrema obamai. The newly-discovered worm, or blood fluke, inhabits the lungs of turtles that live in three Malaysian states, according a study describing the new species that waspublished in the Journal of Parasitology in August. (Flukes are part of the flatworms …

Ask Obama Anything: President Obama joins Reddit and hosts AMA

August 29th, 2012

Wondering why Reddit’s servers are crashing right now? President Barack Obama has joined Reddit and, as long as the site stays up, is hosting an AMA (ask me anything). Questions posed by Redditors so far cover the President’s stance on SOPA, how he feels about gun laws, and whether he believes a roll of toilet …