Any of New York State not including New York City, Long Island, or Westchester or Rockland Counties.
The Adirondacks, the Albany region, same with Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, and whatever of New York state more than 45 minutes away from New York City or Long Island is referred to as Upstate New York.
Pretty much the central feature of Facebook. Like the name says, it notifies the user of any activity his or her friends do on the site, from new photo albums to wall posts to status updates and comments to them. It debuted on September 1, 2006 and created a considerable controversy due to privacy concerns. Later on updates included a mini-feed on one's profile that shows all stories pertaining to just that person.
all my friends on facebook found out about my photo album when it was posted since it showed up on the news feed
Travel between star systems - which may someday be do-able but given that even our closest star is 4.6 light years away it is something that will require technology and resources that we can only dream of by today's standards.
It is also a very big subject in science fiction; the rapid transit between star systems by faster-than-light travel; Star Trek, Star Wars, and Mass Effect are examples.
While Voyager 1 is technically making interstellar travel, at the rate it is going, it will take more than 72,000 years from now to do so.
(slang) - To be stuck at a university because your grades are too low for any desirable school to want to take you as a transfer student. Not to be confused with flunking out, since you are still at the school. However, many students who flunk in eventually flunk out, and most students who have flunked out flunked in first.
With a 1.75 GPA and not liking the environment he was in, Louis applied to a few other schools he wanted to transfer to. Since he was rejected from all of them, it's a safe bet he's flunked in.