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Nov. 22, 2012

You Can Die For Your Country at 17, But Do Not Dare Have a Beer

There is a compelling need for a universal minimum age law in America. You might be able to enlist in the military and still not be able to get drunk and get laid. There is something wrong there.
Nov. 22, 2012

Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj Video Review: No Gangnam Style, But This Will Go Viral

With the exception of PSY, no other artist has become such a big global icon after being discovered on YouTube. Justin Bieber really did kill the MTV star.
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Nov. 22, 2012

Hostess Bankruptcy: The Hidden Menace That Killed the Twinkie

Don't pick out just one cause of the Hostess collapse. This company has long been a meeting point of the worst elements in modern business.
Nov. 22, 2012

Michael Jackson Bad 25: Spike Lee Documentary Celebrates 25 Years of Bad

After the turkey is eaten and the pie is all gone, tune in to Spike Lee's new film "Bad 25." The Michael Jackson documentary will air on ABC at 9:30 p.m.
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Nov. 22, 2012

JFK Assassination: 50 Years Later, Who Killed Kennedy and Why

Forty-nine years ago, John F. Kennedy was killed in Dallas, and today Americans are still unsure who was behind the assassination. Weigh in and let us know who you think was behind it and why.
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Nov. 22, 2012

Obama South East Asia Trip: Trouble In Cambodia

President Obama found that his South East Asia trip was hardly a cakewalk, especially in Cambodia.
Nov. 22, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012: The 10 Best Things About Thanksgiving

Be thankful for this tagline. There was really no explanation necessary.
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Nov. 22, 2012

Eton College: Why This School Embodies Everything Wrong With Social Classism

It has become accepted that a great education is an expensive education. This is classist and false.
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Nov. 22, 2012

2014 Midterms: Michele Bachmann and 4 Other Vulnerable Republicans in Congress

While the conventional wisdom is that Republicans will make gains in the 2014 midterms, some seats might be more vulnerable than you think.
Nov. 22, 2012

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Completes Twilight with a Laugh

"Breaking Dawn Part 2" is the last installment in the “Twilight” series. After multiple films, some tabloid romances, and the birth of vampire Bella, does the series hold up?
Nov. 22, 2012

E Readers vs Books: How Smartphones Have Changed the Way We Read

Hardbacks and paperbacks have been replaced by smartphones, iPods, and Kindles. We may be shifting the way we read, but people today are reading just as much, if not more, than ever before.
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Nov. 22, 2012

Obamacare Will Be Successfully Implemented, Despite the GOP and John Boehner

Obama moves forward with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act despite the renewed efforts of conservatives and libertarians on the right to block the rollout.
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Nov. 22, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: Why Entitlement Reform Must Happen Now

Our country is being held hostage by stubborn old men and women who are prepared to flush our economy down the toilet if they do not have their way.
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Nov. 22, 2012

Hostess Union Strike: That Was Nothing, Now Unions Have Access to Your Personal Information

The National Labor Relations Board is about to give unions access to non-union workers' phone numbers and email addresses. So much for privacy.
Nov. 22, 2012

Thanksgiving Day 2012: An Ex Pat Celebrates Thanksgiving Day Abroad

Thanksgiving remains a purist’s holiday, focused on food and family (and football, the American kind of course). It's a day both easy and surprisingly difficult to recreate in other countries.
Nov. 22, 2012

Black Friday: America at Its Worst, and Why the 47% Need to Reconsider Their Priorities

Do not get me started on the concept of Black Friday, because it is, for lack of a better word, puke-worthy. Yes, I'm talking to YOU, the 47% of Americans who participate in this annual fiasco.
Nov. 22, 2012

Nate Silver Book Review: The Signal and the Noise Offers a Sober Analysis of Prediction

Statistician and forecaster Nate Silver (best known for his fivethirtyeight blog) shines in his breakout first book, "The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't."
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Nov. 22, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012: How Not to Talk About Holiday Food and Our National Obesity Problem

Articles that ask this question represent everything that's wrong with the way we talk about obesity, food and the holidays.
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Nov. 22, 2012

How Start Ups Create More Jobs for Millennials than Outdated Corporations

Start Up Weekend changed the way I look at entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurship will change the way millennials think about getting jobs.
Nov. 22, 2012

Black Friday Tech Deals: Five Common Tech Traps to Be Wary Of

With Black Friday sales already having started, here are the things shoppers need to avoid unless they want to get gouged on false tech deals.
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Nov. 22, 2012

Cory Booker On Twitter: Issues Food Stamp Challenge to Twitter Follower

Newark, New Jersey mayor Cory Booker tries to bring awareness to followers who think food stamps are sufficient.
Nov. 22, 2012

Thanksgiving Movies: The Top 5 Turkey Day Movies of All Time

Thought there weren't any great movies about Thanksgiving. How wrong you are. Here are five.
Nov. 22, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012: 10 Kitchen Items That You Will Most Definitely Never Need

In the spirit of Thanksgiving Day, a day in which most of America will spend their time in a kitchen, here is a list of the 10 kitchen tools you will never, ever find use for.
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Nov. 22, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: Why Household Savings Matter the Most for US Economy

Compared to any other economic indicator, the level of household savings is an indication of the health of a country's economy. How does the U.S measure up to other countries? Poorly.
Nov. 22, 2012

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe: How to Cook a Vegan Tofurkey That Actually Tastes Good

Tofurky doesn’t have to be gross, bland, or giggly. Try it for yourself!
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Nov. 22, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012: Top 7 Things Millennials Have to be Thankful For

Millennials face dreary economic woes, which may have turned us into the most disaffected, apathetic generation ever, or whatever. But on Thanksgiving, we must remember our gifts — via GIFs.
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Nov. 22, 2012

Liberty Movement: What It Can Learn From Its Brethren in Britain

Can the Liberty Movement in the U.S. learn anything from the Britain's Independence Party?
Nov. 22, 2012

Happy Yanksgiving: How the US Stole Thanksgiving From Canada

Did you know Thanksgiving originated in Canada, eh? You're welcome.
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Nov. 22, 2012

God and Thanksgiving: Secularism Must Not Remove God From This Day

This Thanksgiving, we should remind ourselves that God has an important place in our public life.
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Nov. 22, 2012

The GOP Will Survive Election 2012

Romney may have lost the election, but there's no need for Republicans to worry about their party.
Nov. 22, 2012

Thanksgiving Recipes: 10 Delicious Last Minute Vegetarian Recipes

Thanksgiving Day is here! But no turkey for you, you're a vegetarian. Here are 10 delicious last-minute recipes for the non-turkey eaters in the group.