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July 17, 2012

13 Reasons Why the 1990s Were the Best Decade Ever

There are a lot of reasons why the 90s was so awesome and here's a list of 13 things that made it so, like, totally dope.
July 17, 2012

A Modest Proposal to Stop Tipping Bartenders

Why not encourage entrepreneurs to disrupt the bar scene dominated by the overpaid few?
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July 17, 2012

Shit Frat Guys Say: Online Fratstar Jimmy Tatro Shows the Hard Work Behind Instant Success

Fame, charisma, and what a former MIT postdoc and an online fratstar can tell us about success.
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July 17, 2012

Mitt Romney Foreign Policy Team: 17 of 24 Advisors Are Bush Neocons

Mixed in with that decidedly neoconservative crowd are a number of very thoughtful and moderate voices. But which group he is actually listening to?
July 17, 2012

Emma Watson Grows Up: How the Young Actress Went from Hermione Granger to Hollywood It Girl

Emma Watson, starring in 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' and 'Noah', is an icon for the women of our generation.
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July 17, 2012

DISCLOSE Act is a No-Brainer After Citizens United, But Not for Republicans

The threat of Senate filibuster by Republicans derailed the DISCLOSE Act. The idea that was so controversial? Groups that spend money on elections should disclose their sources.
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July 17, 2012

Urban Outfitters Romney T-Shirts Channel Your Inner-Hipster (Whatever That Means)

For Millennials, being a "hipster" speaks for a generation with no message, by saying a million ironic messages, all at the same time.
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July 17, 2012

14 Easy Steps To Become a Textbook North Korean Dictator

This is Kim Jong-un's real (and scary) guide, passed down by his father, to ensure the stability, happiness, and prosperity of North Korea.
July 17, 2012

Encyclopedia Brown Author Donald Sobol Death Represents Loss of a Literary Legend

Monday, the literary world faced the sad news of two deaths within the industry. Donald Sobol, author of 'Encyclopedia Brown' and Stephen Covey, author of '7 Habits of Highly Effective People'.
July 17, 2012

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Will Be the First Businessman to Send a Man into Orbit

The upcoming, and privately funded, SpaceX Dragon manned space capsule is being reviewed with the goal of carrying astronauts to the ISS.
July 17, 2012

London 2012: Data Shows the U.S. Is Not the Dominant Team in the Olympics

American dominance in the Olympics is difficult to measure objectively. It is talked about because it helps to feed excessively nationalistic coverage.
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July 17, 2012

Immigration Reform Pits Rahm Emanuel Against Barack Obama

Overzealous immigration policy, like that in Arizona, is countered by outright disobedience of federal immigration requests and a laissez-faire attitude toward undocumented immigrants.
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July 17, 2012

A New Report on Fracking Can Change the Debate On US Energy Practices

A new report from the UK indicates that hydrofracking can be done safely. But with American firms failing to follow best practices for the industry, will this change the debate in the U.S.?
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July 17, 2012

Al-Qaeda Groups Are Destroying Timbuktu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mali

The historic mosques, shrines, and tombs of Timbuktu are under siege by Al-Qaeda affiliates while the international community is powerless against them.