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June 11, 2012

20 Reasons Women Need Access to Birth Control

From better vacations and clearer skin to being a healthier mom-to-be, here are the top 20 serious and not-so-serious reasons why every woman should have access to birth control.
June 11, 2012

Apple WWDC 2012 LIVE Video: iPhone 5, Siri for iPad, iOS 6 and Apple Maps (+ Live Video and Audio)

Besides showcasing the new Mac books and the iPhone 5, Apple is expected to unveil a new map service that could take as much as 40% of Google Maps users away.
June 11, 2012

True Blood Season 5: Trailer, Spoilers and 7 Things All Non Fans Should Know

No need to Netflix the whole thing from episode one, with this 'True Blood for Dummies' guide, all non-fans of the vampire show will have the chance to update in time for tonight's season premier
June 11, 2012

SpaceShip Two Will Help Virgin Galactic and Private Industry Build Out Space Flight Market

The recent permitting of the Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo for rocket powered test flights gives a needed boost to the sub-orbital spaceflight industry.
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June 11, 2012

Euro Cup 2012: FIFA is Corrupt, But Here Are 5 Things Soccer Teaches Us About Good Governance

Soccer works, because unlike so many badly governed public agencies, NGOs, and projects, it gets key things right. How soccer works can provide useful insights for how we think about development.
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June 11, 2012

10 Big Misconceptions About Libertarianism

Last weekend, my libertarian group manned a table at an outdoor civic event in Chicago. Most people were interested, but a handful shared some basic misunderstandings about the philosophy.
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June 11, 2012

Greek Elections Round 2: Turning Point in the European Debt Crisis

If the upstart leftists win, they could earn a more favorable agreement for Greeks and start recovery. Or they could alienate Brussels, Berlin, and each other, deepening the crisis.
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June 11, 2012

Mitt Romney Mansion in San Diego Proves He is a Bully for the 1%

The New York Times was entirely justified in their coverage of Romney’s renovation of his California beach home. The fancy piece of expanding property is a perfect metaphor for the U.S.
June 11, 2012

iPhone 5 Will Be Tiny, New iPad Will Be 'Game Changing' and Other Apple Rumors

Here is your Apple scoop on the latest and greatest iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV rumors, and what to expect from the biggest player in the tech industry.
June 11, 2012

Manny Pacquiao Was Robbed of Victory: Timothy Bradley Win Proves Boxing is a Dying Sport

Manny Pacquiao dominated Timothy Bradley in Saturday's welterweight title fight. And then the unthinkable happened: he lost.
June 11, 2012

Tony Awards 2012: Live Results Hugh Jackman Wins Big and Judy Garland Turns 90

Live results for tonight's 66th annual Tony Awards hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. Cameos from stars like Ricky Martin, Amanda Seyfried, and Matthew Broderick.
June 11, 2012

Tony Awards 2012: Once, Book of Mormon, and How To Make Millennials Care About Broadway

'Once' won this year's Tony for Best Musical, and the year before that it was 'The Book of Mormon'. Why should theater matter to millennials? It will only happen if we are a part of the process.
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June 11, 2012

What Soldiers Understand That Romney and Obama Will Never Get

Neither of the main candidates in 2012 has military experience. America might not still be at war if we had a veteran as commander-in-chief.
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June 11, 2012

Facebook (FB) Stock Crisis: How FB Has Hurt the Wider IPO Market

Is the FB stock to blame for the lack of new IPOs on the stock market?
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June 11, 2012

New York DREAM Act Immigration Reform Would Cost Taxpayers Less Than a Slice of Pizza

The NY State DREAM Act is a small price to pay for a bill that would provide all New York students, regardless of immigration status, equal access to state financial aid for college.
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June 11, 2012

Ron Paul Must Keep His Delegates, Fight Rick Santorum at GOP Tampa Convention

The former senator from Pennsylvania and presidential candidate is making the press rounds to try to steal the spotlight from Ron Paul and his supporters.
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June 11, 2012

Ron Paul Legacy is Trashed by Rand Paul Endorsement of Mitt Romney

Rand Paul's endorsement of Mitt Romney reveals a starkly different, and most likely unsuccessful, strategy than Ron Paul's grassroots influence.
June 11, 2012

Facebook (FB) Stock Price Surge: Facebook For Kids Under 13 Could Boost Mobile Revenue

Facebook is exploring the opening of its social network to users under 13 years old, a move which could boost its mobile advertising efforts.
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June 11, 2012

Rand Paul Endorsement of Mitt Romney Proves He's a True Libertarian Leader, Not Ron Paul Enemy

Senator Rand Paul endorsed Mitt Romney last Thursday to the dismay of many armchair quarterbacks in the liberty movement.
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June 11, 2012

Spain Bank Bailout Will Just Kick Eurozone Problems Down the Road

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is rejoicing the decision by EU finance ministers to bailout some banks while the country makes more cuts to public services, education and morale.
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June 11, 2012

Zombie Apocalypse: Bath Salts Seized by Police to Prevent Outbreak of More Zombie Attacks

The "Zombie Apocalypse" hysteria is reaching fever pitch as authorities focus on bath salts drug and ammunition makers introduce "zombie bullets" to defend oneself from increasing attacks.
June 11, 2012

Erykah Badu Feels Violated After The Flaming Lips Release Nude Video Without Her Consent

Erykah Badu is featured in a Flaming Lips music video without her final approval. She's right, this is an abuse and a violation.
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June 11, 2012

Mitt Romney VP Choice: Rand Paul, Chris Christie, and Bobby Jindal Top Contenders

Since the Romney campaign said they will likely make and early summer VP pick, Republican rising stars are auditioning left and right. Who will be America's next VP?
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June 11, 2012

Auburn Shooting Takes Toll on Auburn Tigers Football Team

Two former Auburn football players, Ladarious Phillips and Ed Christian were killed in the shooting while current players Eric Mack, Xavier Moss and John Robertson were wounded.
June 11, 2012

'Perks of Being a Wallflower' Trailer: That Rare Moment When Awkward is 'Cool'

Will Stephen Chbosky's movie "Perks of Being a Wallflower" be a successful and amusing coming of age story like the book, or another cliche attempt at awkward comedy?
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June 11, 2012

French Legislative Election Results: LIVE Socialists and Francois Hollande to Win Big

Today the French people go back to the polls to either give Hollande's socialism a total mandate or to counterbalance it with more conservatives in the parliament. Follow the live updates here.
June 11, 2012

E3 2012 Highlights: Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Shun Zynga and GREE

Giants like Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo might feel threatened by rising mobile developers like Zynga and GREE, that's why they bullied them out at E3 2012.
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June 11, 2012

Mitt Romney VP Pick: Marco Rubio and Rob Portman Have No Foreign Policy Skills

Senators Marco Rubio and Rob Portman are less than desirable on foreign policy. But that's OK, they just have to appear likeable to the Republican base. Either way, Romney will loose in November.
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June 11, 2012

Spain Bailout Shows Why Greece Euro Exit Would Lead to Eurozone Crisis

Greece's exit from the euro zone would destroy it, and leading members should do whatever is necessary to keep Greece in, at whatever cost.
June 11, 2012

Matthew McConaughey Marries Camila Alves, But Will it Fail Like Every Other Celebrity Marriage?

Celebrity marriages seem to fail more often than ours. McConaughey and Alves may prove the latest in a long list of celebrity marriages that collapse under the public spotlight.
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June 11, 2012

Greek Elections 2012: Greece Euro Exit Would Be a Disaster for All of Europe

A Greek exit from the euro zone is not an option. It could cause a spiral effect and lead Spain, Italy, Portugal, and Ireland to crash and burn as well.
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June 11, 2012

4 Reasons Why Genetically Mapping Unborn Babies Is Unethical

Are we on our way to designing and perfecting our ideal babies? Here are four ethical arguments I can see being raised if genetic mapping ever becomes available to the general public.
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June 11, 2012

Ron Paul Gets Sold Out By His Son After Rand Paul Endorses Mitt Romney

Rand Paul's endorsement of Mitt Romney is inexcusable, especially considering his father is still in the GOP race.
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June 11, 2012

Cory Booker is Right: Obama Super PAC Attacks on Bain Capital Will Backfire (+ Video)

A pro-Obama super PAC is back at attacking Romney's Bain Capital record, even after Bill Clinton and Cory Booker said it was wrong. Will it do more harm than good to President Obama?
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June 11, 2012

Scott Walker Says Romney Will Lose Election 2012 if He Does Not Offer 'Bold Ideas'

After an embarrassing week in which Democratic surrogates went 'off message,' the tables have turned on the GOP as the party's new poster child contradicts the presumptive nominee for president.
June 11, 2012

Mad Men Season 5 Finale: What Happens Next?

Following the dramatic end of Mad Men's fifth season, what will we see next?
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June 11, 2012

Romneynomics Failed Miserably, and It's Time for the Obama Campaign to Call Him Out

Romneynomics caused Massachusetts to lag behind the rest of the nation in job creation and income growth, and his policies failed miserably when they were tried in Europe.
June 11, 2012

New US Poet Laureate Explores Great American Losses, Like Hurricane Katrina and the Civil War

Trethewey is not afraid to tackle the darker aspects of life - an important quality for the poet laureate to possess, as she is now responsible for encouraging the nation to appreciate poetry.
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June 11, 2012

'Sesame Street' Songwriters Not Happy That Their Music is a Torture Device

'Sesame Street' music is now used to torture terrorists; songwriters look with disdain at what their music is being used for.
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June 11, 2012

President Obama Deserves an F on Every Issue, So Let's Make This His Last Report Card

President Obama deserves to lose in 2012 based upon his poor performance while in the White House.
June 11, 2012

WWDC 2012 Winners: The 3 Most Awesome Apple Keynote Announcements

Apple’s 2012 annual Worldwide Developers Conference opened on Monday, leaving many excited for all the new updates, software, and hardware Apple will offer
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June 11, 2012

Even After Occupy Wall Street Protests, America's 1% Will Still Control the 2012 Elections

While the Occupy Movement appears to be at its ebb, the already considerable political clout of the 1%, particularly after the Citizen United decision, is growing exponentially stronger.