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Dec. 3, 2012

The Solo Cup That Changes Colors to Warn You of Date Rape Drugs

A plastic cup that warns drinkers about date rape drugs? An innovative new product from DrinkSavvy, Inc. may help reduce the rate of drug-facilitated sexual assault.
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Dec. 3, 2012

TIME Person of the Year 2012: Why it Should Be Nate Silver of the New York Times

The whizkid statistician has become a popular icon for his uncanny predictions in the 2008 and 2012 elections, but how much has he actually influenced our world?
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Dec. 3, 2012

Libertarians Are the Only Hope For American Business, and Republicans, to Be Competitive Again

Does the Republican Party have serious long-term problems that can't be fixed? Maybe it's time for business to move on and finance the Libertarian Party.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Gay Marriage Should be Addressed by SCOTUS, and Championed by Republicans

The Republican Party should reclaim its title as the champion of civil rights by coming out in support of gay marriage.
Dec. 3, 2012

Homeland Season 2 Episode 10 Review: In Broken Hearts, the Political Gets Personal

As the season nears its conclusion, Carrie and Brody let their emotions get the better of them.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Bobby Jindal Creationist Bill Ruled Unconstitutional by Louisiana Court

The program would have channeled millions in public money to some of the state's private educational institutions that teach anti-evolution theories.
Dec. 3, 2012

Texting Turns 20: 20 Things You Probably Did Not Know About Text Messaging

Like this Monday text messaging turns 20.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Boyko Borisov: Why the Bulgarian PM is the First European Leader to Meet Obama Since Reelection

Obama's first European visitor since winning reelection is Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov – what it says about Obama's foreign policy.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Rand Paul Scores Libertarian Victory, Proves He is One of Us

Senator Rand Paul's (R-KY) tireless advocacy for liberty and opposition to the NDAA has finally seen it defeated in the Senate.
Dec. 3, 2012

Walking Dead Midseason Finale Recap: Top 5 Plot Twists

With new plot elements and little resolution, The Walking Dead Season 3 Midseason Finale leaves us wishing it was February already.
Dec. 3, 2012

Star Trek Into Darkness Movie Poster: Gary Mitchell Looks Like the DKR

Fans have observed the recently unveiled 'Start Trek Into Darkness' theatrical poster resembles the 'Dark Knight Rises.'
Dec. 3, 2012

Curly Girls Show That Natural Afro Hair is Beautiful

Black women's hair is the subject of much debate. While many women choose to straighten their hair, a growing number are "going natural," and supporting each other online in "curly" communities.
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Dec. 3, 2012

DOMA Repeal: Bill Clinton is Asked For An Apology for Signing DOMA Into Law

A Democratic president signed marriage inequality into law in 1996. This is a case as overlooked, as the fact that Republicans championed both the end of slavery and women's voting rights.
Dec. 3, 2012

5 Reasons Why Republicans Should NOT Abandon the Pro Life Movement

Republicans need not compromise their principles on abortion to win national elections. Indeed, a majority of Americans support them on the issue.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: The Rich Already Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes

The rich are already paying more than enough in taxes. Any proposed tax increases on the wealthy would be unfair, and here's why.
Dec. 3, 2012

Fox News War on Christmas: Really A War on Atheists

Fox News and the American Family Association are criticizing businesses they believe are anti-Christmas. What their aggressive actions prove is that non-believers are really under attack.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: What the Best Deal for Millennials Looks Like

With youth unemployment already soaring in America, lawmakers in Washington can either lift the "lost generation" up or sell them out.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Love and Marriage: Two Years of Happiness is All You Get, Says Science

A new American and European psychological study has proven that newly married people experience, on average, two years of elevated happiness before becoming bored and regular happy again.
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Dec. 3, 2012

China Passport Controversy: Disputed Territories Annexed Just Like in a Strategy Game

Newly issued Chinese passports are causing controversy because a map inside claims disputed territories as Chinese. This is typical for a country that treats diplomacy like a game.
Dec. 3, 2012

StickNFind: Awesome Bluetooth Sticker Keeps Track of All Your Stuff

StickNFinds are little stickers, a bit bigger than a quarter, which you can attach to whatever you have a tendency to misplace and then track with the StickNFind smart phone app.
Dec. 3, 2012

How To Make It As a Comedian: Interview with Scott Rogowsky, a Millennial Comic on the Rise

Scott Rogowsky is a name to know. His show, 'Running Late' is an improv staple and he's making waves in the New York comedy scene. I interviewed Rogowsky about how he broke into the business.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: Show Washington How To Balance the Budget With the Deficit Puzzle Challenge

The online you-fix-the-deficit puzzle allows all Americans to balance our budget in three minutes or less. It lends a basic insight into spending and revenue complexity.
Dec. 3, 2012

Man of Steel: Henry Cavill is in Handcuffs in New Superman Poster

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new poster for 'Man of Steel,' premiering on June 14, 2013, to commemorate the debut of Christopher Nolan's the 'Dark Knight Rises' on DVD.
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Dec. 3, 2012

PTSD Treatment: Ecstasy Can Help Solve the PTSD Epidemic in America

One group says “MDMA is known for increasing feelings of trust and compassion towards others, which could make an ideal adjunct to psychotherapy for PTSD.”
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Dec. 3, 2012

Youth Volunteerism: 3 Ways Millennials Are Changing Philanthropy

Millennials approach philanthropy differently than older generations. Here are three ways our generation's values are changing how we give back.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Student Debt Crisis and LRAPs: How to Get A Job That Helps Pay Off Your Student Loans

As part of a benefits package, loan repayment assistant programs (LRAPs) make a lot of sense and should be more common.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: Obama Tax Plan Will Solve the Fiscal Crisis

Although Republicans strongly oppose to any tax increases on the wealthy, the president only wants to increase the rate of the top 2 percent modestly
Dec. 3, 2012

Taryvon Martin Killer George Zimmerman Releases New Bloody Photo

The man accused of killing unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin hopes the image helps him make his self-defense case during his June 2013 second-degree murder trial.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: What Congress is Really Doing While Everyone Talks About the Fiscal Cliff

The fiscal cliff has the media attention, but there is more going on in Congress. Here's a look at what's getting done.
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Dec. 3, 2012

DOMA and Prop 8 at the Supreme Court: SCOTUS Deciding Whether to Hear Gay Marriage Cases

The Supreme Court has delayed a decision about whether it will hear cases on Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8.
Dec. 3, 2012

Online Dating: Dating Sites of the Future Base Matches on Internet Habits

The next iteration of dating sites has arrived, and they match you with people based on what you read, watch, and find funny on the internet. This may sound creepy, but it's actually brilliant.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Violence Against Women Act Becomes Victim of Congressional Inaction

Congress never misses an opportunity to miss an opportunity to do what's right. This time, it's the Violence Against Women Act.
Dec. 3, 2012

On The Road Release Date: Out December 21, New Adaptation of Youth Classic

The first ever film adaptation of Jack Kerouac's 'On the Road' hits theaters on December 21. PolicyMic takes an early look at the iconic story of youth, jazz, and poetry.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: Republicans Dangerously Repeating History With No New Taxes Pledge

The Republican adherence to a no-tax-increase pledge is dangerous for the country's future. It's also bad politics, just ask George H.W. Bush.
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Dec. 3, 2012

How Can Obama Engage Millennials, Even After Reelection

For many millennials, participation in the conversation surrounding the given issues is as important as choosing between options.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Immigration Reform: The Hidden Aspect of Our Immigration Problem

Immigration is not only about economic sustainability, but also about how immigrants (especially vulnerable women and children) are coping socially and physically.
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Dec. 3, 2012

Argonne Goal: A Major Energy Revolution in Batteries Could Happen in 5 Years

A new research center announced Friday by the DOE will lead the research and manufacturing sectors toward a new paradigm shift in how we think about power.
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Dec. 3, 2012

The Pope Gets Twitter: How the Second Coming Will Be Tweeted

Pope Benedict XVI will be launching his official twitter account on December 12. Will this new platform amass millions of more followers?
Dec. 3, 2012

Dustin Hoffman, Led Zeppelin, David Letterman: Did These Artists Deserve the Kennedy Center Honor

David Letterman, Buddy Guy, Led Zeppelin and others were all bestowed the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor. Were these the artists who deserved it most?
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Dec. 3, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: How Grover Norquist Could Drive Us All off It

With the Republican Party under the heavy influence of stubborn ideologues like Grover Norquist, Congress may not be able to act to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.