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Dec. 25, 2012

Django Unchained Movie Review: Spike Lee is Wrong to Criticize Quentin Tarantino

While Quentin Tarantino is not necessarily correct in the things he creates, Spike Lee is not in the position to judge.
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Dec. 25, 2012

Storm Euclid Tracker: Winter Storm Path, Tornado Warning, Updates

Winter Storm Euclid brought a white Christmas to half the nation but it also could disrupt Americans post-holiday travel plans with heavy rain, snow and even the threat of tornadoes.
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Dec. 25, 2012

Adam Lanza Shooting: More Gun Control is Not the Answer

If we agree to have armed guards in a bank, in armored cars, and walking a college football coach off a field, why are we so opposed to having security guards defend our children?
Dec. 25, 2012

Jesus Birthday is Probably Not on December 25, Christmas Day

There are lots of theories about the date of Jesus' birth, but December 25 isn't that likely.
Dec. 25, 2012

Happy Holidays! 5 Heartwarming Christmas Miracles

These five stories of kindness and generosity embody everything this holiday should be about.
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Dec. 25, 2012

Superbugs Can Be Stopped With a Simple Non-Science Solution – Brass Door Handles

Bacteria can live on a stainless steel surfaces for weeks, but die on brass within minutes. Killing the mutated DNA with brass would be a major advantage in the fight against resistant bacteria.
Dec. 25, 2012

How The Grinch Stole Christmas: What We Can Learn Today

With our national politics shifting to the right, the message of "How The Grinch Stole Christmas" has never been more important.
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Dec. 25, 2012

Is Santa a Democrat or a Republican?

A PPP poll found that a majority of Americans think Santa would rather bring presents to 2012 failed Republican candidate Mitt Romney than to President Barack Obama.
Dec. 25, 2012

5 Stories That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity This Christmas

May you and your family have a very Merry Christmas!
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Dec. 25, 2012

Christmas 2012: All I Want for Christmas is Gun Control

In a year in which we witnessed tragic shootings in Aurora, Colorado and Newtown, Connecticut, my Christmas wish is for Congress to finally bring us gun control.
Dec. 25, 2012

1 of 10 Children Ask Santa for a "Dad" This Christmas

The fact that "a father" is one of the most popular Christmas requests challenges us all to self-reflect and do better for the future.
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Dec. 25, 2012

Michigan Right to Work Law Was the Brainchild of ALEC, The Most Dangerous Group in Politics

In 2012, the state of Michigan became ALEC's testing ground. Legislators no longer represent the people. And, North Carolina could be next.
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Dec. 25, 2012

2012 in Review: 10 Most Historic Moments of the Year

2012 has been a significant year in America, with events pushing the country in a new direction that will affect all our lives for years to come.
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Dec. 25, 2012

Syria Civil War: 9 Vivid Photos Showing Life Inside Syria

Scenes of the civilian life in the ongoing crisis in Syria.
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Dec. 25, 2012

India Gang Rape Reveals Country is Unsafe for Women

The recent Delhi gang rape of a 23-year-old college student reveals how unsafe the country is for women.
Dec. 25, 2012

Best Christmas Movies: 9 Greatest Christmas Classics of All Time

Here's my list of nine must watch Christmas movies this year.
Dec. 25, 2012

Adam Lanza Shooting: Remember the Victims of Newtown This Christmas

However you worship or don’t worship in this season, seek to see the precious spark in every child. Keep the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in your hearts.
Dec. 25, 2012

Christmas Bible Verses: 4 Passages America Must Follow

When people think of modern-day America, being merciful peacemakers and compassionate towards the poor aren’t exactly the first things that pop into someone’s head.
Dec. 25, 2012

Netflix Outage: Netflix Apologizes for Christmas Eve Outage

The provider of DVD-by-mail and internet streaming media apologized to its customers for a Christmas Eve outage that left millions of families unable to watch their beloved holiday classics.
Dec. 25, 2012

Where is Santa? NORAD Santa Tracker: Watch Santa Path Right Now

For over 50 years, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has been tracking Santa Claus. Watch Santa right now.
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Dec. 25, 2012

Merry Christmas in Bethlehem: All Hope is Not Lost, Despite the Israeli Occupation

Another Christmas in Bethlehem under occupation, surrounded by walls, with more settlements on the horizon. But a solution is not impossible in 2013.
Dec. 25, 2012

Christmas 2012: Merry Christmas to the PolicyMic Community!

For well over a year now, we’ve argued, fussed, debated, mic’d, flagged, and bickered back and forth, kinda like a family. I cherish and appreciate you all!