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Aug. 23, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Henry Cavill is Christian Grey (VIDEO)

Watch the 2008 commercial that demonstrates the fictional character Christian Grey was actually inspired in "Man of Steel" Henry Cavill.
Aug. 16, 2012

Tom Cruise Was Almost Iron Man, and 5 Other Wild Hollywood Audition Tape Stories

Crazy to think that Kurt Russell was close to becoming Hans Solo in Star Wars.
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Aug. 17, 2012

Mitt Romney Economic Plan Debunked in 5 Simple Bullets

They're circulating around Obama camp.
Aug. 11, 2012

Tom Daley Gay Rumors: Sexual Stereotypes Reign Supreme in London Olympics

Though Matthew Mitcham, from Australia, is the only openly gay diver in the London 2012 Olympics, rumors abound about Tom Daley and other male divers and gymnasts.
Aug. 20, 2012

Nicki Minaj's Song "Beez in the Trap" Teaches American Values of Hard Work and Dedication

Breaking down the lyrics of Nicki Minaj's almost incomprehensible song "Beez in the Trap," one realizes that the song espouses the virtue of hard work.
Aug. 26, 2012

Tom Daley Gay Rumors: Diver Denies Kassidy Cook is His Girlfriend

The 18-year-old British diver has re-ignited rumors about his sexuality, by friend-zoning supposed girlfriend Cook.
Aug. 27, 2012

The 15 Greatest College Movies of All Time

It's back to school season ... so let's watch movies about college.
Aug. 20, 2012

Tom Daley Gay Rumors: Diver Seeks Fashion Advice From One Direction Harry Styles

It seems that Team GB’s bronzed golden boy has finally decided to put some clothes on. Here’s who he is seeking fashion advice from, and other things you probably didn’t know about Tom Daley.
Aug. 4, 2012

Dos Equis Quotes: 25 Most Interesting Man in the World Inspired Memes

"I don't always drink beer, but when I do I drink Dos Equis. Stay thirsty my friend!"
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Aug. 9, 2012

Election Prediction: 10 Reasons Obama Will Win in a Landslide

Mitt Romney is not only an inferior candidate, but has an inferior campaign. The myriad albatrosses around Romney's neck can be distilled down to just a handful of very serious problems.
Aug. 25, 2012

Why I Also Almost Died During the 2012 New York City Ironman Triathlon

A fellow triathlete tragically died during New York's first Ironman. It also almost happened to me that day. And it could happen to anybody, at anytime.
Aug. 9, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Christian Grey Role Is Still Up for Grabs

Robert Pattinson, Matt Bomer, Ryan Golsing and Channing Tatum can chill for now, as author E.L. James said is too early to think about who would play Christian Grey.
Aug. 19, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Henry Cavill and Ryan Gosling Duel Over Christian Grey Role

Team Henry or Team Ryan? The gloves are off in the fight for the most coveted role in the upcoming ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ the movie.
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Aug. 31, 2012

Freshman Year Survival Guide: 15 Tips for Your First Year of College

Welcome to college! Here are 15 ways to get through the first year with flying colors.
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Aug. 16, 2012

Ridiculously Photogenic Syrian Soldier: If This Meme Does Not Get You to Help Syria, Then, Dammit, Nothing Will

If reports of gross human rights abuses, torture, civilian deaths, and secret police haven’t swayed you to the plight of Syrians, then, dammit, maybe this chiseled jaw and coiffed hairline will.
Aug. 9, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Matt Bomer is too Gay to Play Christian Grey, Says Bret Easton Ellis

Matt Bomer, who is openly gay, has been deemed as “too gay” to play Christian Grey in the upcoming film version of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' by wanna be screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis.
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Aug. 2, 2012

Survivor's Testimony of North Korea's Shocking Secret Torture Camps

"One day, he was sent to the prison ‘hospital,’ where people laid on wooden boards shoulder to shoulder. He saw people cultivate diseases in their own bodies so they could expedite their deaths."
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Aug. 2, 2012

All the Anti Gay Companies You Fund When You Spend $5.25 On a Chick-fil-A Sandwich

At $5.25 for a Classic sandwich, the $1,974,380 that Cathy donated would buy roughly 376,072 sandwiches. Let’s follow the money to see where they’re all going.
Aug. 10, 2012

Alex Morgan Boyfriend: Servando Carrasco is the Luckiest Man in the Soccer World

23-year-old Olympic soccer champion, and Sports Illustrated model, breaks millions of hearts by dating fellow footballer Servando Carrasco.
Aug. 1, 2012

How the GOP Lost the African American Vote, And Their Civil Rights Reputation

The GOP was once the unequivocal party of voting rights and civil liberties. When their messaging broke, so too did the votes of some of their staunchest supporters.
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Aug. 25, 2012

Why Women Rights Will Be Taken Away Forever if Mitt Romney Wins the Presidency

Several Supreme Court justices, from the liberal side, may retire during the next presidential term.
Aug. 12, 2012

David Boudia Girlfriend: Olympic Diver is Not Gay, But He is Taken

The U.S. diver who defeated China's Qiu Bo and England's Tom Daley for the Olympic Gold has just gotten engaged to Sonnie Brand.
Aug. 25, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Alexander Skarsgard Wants to Be Christian Grey (VIDEO)

Just when “Man of Steel” Henry Cavill seemed to have "Fifty Shades of Grey’s" main role in a lock, along comes "True Blood’s" Alexander Skarsgard with his own Christian Grey-themed cologne ad.
Aug. 26, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Christian Grey Cast is a Trifecta

Hey girl, “Fifty Shades of Grey’s” Christian Grey is Ryan Gosling, Henry Cavill or Aleksander Skarsgard.
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Aug. 31, 2012

If You Liked Romney's 5 Point Plan, Vote for Obama

If you liked Mitt Romney's talking points at the RNC, you should consider re-electing President Barack Obama.
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Aug. 19, 2012

Syria Civil War: Maybe the Bad Guys Are the Syrian Rebels, and Assad is the Key to Democracy

Syria will cause us to re-evaluate Western foreign policy towards the Mideast fundamentally.
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Aug. 9, 2012

Zombie Apocalypse: Florida Bath Salts Victim Ronald Poppo Speaks About Attack

Ronald Poppo, the homeless man whose face was nearly chewed off, just released his first interview about the incident.
Aug. 16, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Henry Cavill, Not Ryan Gosling, to Play Christian Grey

The star of the upcoming “Man of Steel” (2013) has surged as a potential contender to be cast as Christian Grey in the upcoming film version of “Fifty Shades of Grey.”
Aug. 5, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Channing Tatum Is Happy to Be in the Nude as Christian Grey

The search continues to find the perfect Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele cast members for the movie version of 50 Shades of Grey.
Aug. 10, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Ryan Gosling and the 25 Flavors of Christian Grey

Speculation over who would play sexually dominant business tycoon Christian Grey in the upcoming film version of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' continues to mount. Here are 25 different flavors.
Aug. 30, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Henry Cavill as Christian Grey Almost a Reality

“Man of Steel’s” Henry Cavill, who is currently promoting “Cold Light of Day” with Sigourney Weaver and Bruce Willies, faces almost no competition to clinch the role of Christian Grey.
Aug. 18, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Willing to Shoot Explicit Sex Scenes, Would Be the Perfect Christian Grey

The 'Transformers' star will shoot explicit sex scenes in Lars von Trier's upcoming 'Nymphomaniac.' This is why he would be a perfect Christian Grey in 'Fifty Shades of Grey' the movie.
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Aug. 30, 2012

Ron Paul Supporters Warm to Gary Johnson, Not Mitt Romney, at RNC Convention

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson's pilgrimage to Tampa to seek more small government, big liberty adherents and additional publicity might be paying off.
Aug. 27, 2012

2016: Obama America Movie: Review and Spoilers of The Most Powerful Documentary of the Year

No conspiracy theories. No Muslim this or socialist that. Instead, "2016: Obama’s America" makes the case that the president is an anti-colonialist carrying out dreams from his father.
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Aug. 31, 2012

RNC Blog: Mitt Romney, Clint Eastwood, Jeb Bush, and Marco Rubio Address Convention

Find out how it all went down at the RNC on Thursday night.
Aug. 24, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Henry Cavill in Talks to Play Christian Grey

'Man of Steel' Henry Cavill, who is said to be the prototype for Christian Grey, is reportedly in talks with the producers of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' the upcoming movie.
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Aug. 13, 2012

Evolution is False: Public Schools Should Teach Intelligent Design

The greatest travesty in public education today is the way "scientific" theories which are far from proven are shoved down the throats of students without much if any exposure to other views.
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Aug. 10, 2012

5 Issues That Prove Ron Paul is Ahead of His Time

Just as Ron Paul's prophetic warnings in 2002 proved to be true, he will once again be proved right in another 10 years.
Aug. 13, 2012

Paul Ryan Hottest VP Pick Ever: Paul Ryan Shirtless and Ryan Gosling Hey Girl Memes Go Viral

Paul Ryan's policies are attracting attention. His great looks could be attracting more, with Tumblr memes, Twitter traffic, and TMZ anointing him with hottest Veep status.
Aug. 23, 2012

Henry Cavill in Man of Steel Will Make An Awesome Superman: Here Are Some More Comic Book Movies to Be Excited For

From 'Iron Man 3' to ' X-Men: Days of Future Past' to the Batman and 'Green Lantern' reboots, all you need to know about the upcoming films out of Marvel and DC Comics.
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Aug. 19, 2012

Hillary Clinton Was a Republican and Ronald Reagan a Democrat: Top 10 Political Defections in US History

There have been many politicians who have "jumped ship" as many say for one reason or another, but no one has ever ranked them in terms of the magnitude of their switch.
Aug. 18, 2012

McKayla Maroney is Not Impressed That Her Viral Meme Made Her so Famous

Step aside Justin Bieber and Rihanna, gymnast McKayla Maroney, swimmer Ryan Lochte and British superstar diver Tom Daley are the world’s new pop sensations.
Aug. 12, 2012

One Direction and Adele Rumored to Play at Olympic Closing Ceremony

The London 2012 Closing Ceremony will be a celebration of British music.
Aug. 2, 2012

UFO and Extraterrestrial Visitors: The Truth Is Finally Out There

The truth is absolutely, undeniably, out there and the aliens have undeniably been here.
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Aug. 10, 2012

Ron Paul Would Beat Obama: Why Romney Must Be Replaced If the GOP Hopes to Win in 2012

In order to defeat President Obama this November, the GOP must nominate the consistent conservative Ron Paul instead of the Goldman Sachs warmonger Mitt Romney.
Aug. 30, 2012

Dark Knight Rises, and the 9 Best and Worst Batman Movies of All Time

Now that Christopher Nolan's reign as steward of the Batman film franchise has come to an end with 'The Dark Knight Rises,' the time is right to rank the top 9 theatrically released Batman films.
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Aug. 3, 2012

The US Air Sea Battle Strategy: What War With China Would Look Like

War with China is not a forgone conclusion, but preparation for it is a necessity.
Aug. 13, 2012

iPhone 5: Apple vs Google Fight Means No YouTube on iOS6

Apple continues to show dominance even through the debacle and rivalry with Google. Consumers need not worry though as they are many options still available for using YouTube on their iDevice.
Aug. 2, 2012

Olympic Village Condoms: Why Ryan Lochte Needs More Than 100,000

Ryan Lochte's one night stands might be the key to his success.
Aug. 9, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Robert Pattinson Will Not Be Cast as Christian Grey

E.L. James, the author of the successful and controversial erotic novel, said she doesn’t want Robert Pattison and Kristen Stewart to play Christian Grey and Anastasia Steel.
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Aug. 23, 2012

Brandon Raub and Tom Head Think US Civil War is Coming: One is a Mental Patient, the Other is a Judge in Texas

A former U.S. Marine and a Texas judge think a civil war is coming to America. One was institutionalized, while the other remains in office.
Aug. 15, 2012

Tom Daley Gay and Ryan Lochte Sex Appeal Rumors Was Fueled by Social Media

More teenage girls watched the first half of the Olympics than bought a ticket to 'Twilight: Eclipse."
Aug. 8, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Trilogy: How Christian Grey Used Erotica to Save A Small Maine Town

The mill industry hasn't been thriving for years, but with a little help from an erotic book series, a small Maine town can put people back to work.
Aug. 13, 2012

Tom Daley Gay Rumors: Mom Says Diver Never Had a Proper Girlfriend

Debbie Daley denies the 18-year-old Olympic bronze winner is dating rumored girlfriend swimmer Kaddisy Cook.
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Aug. 31, 2012

Mitt Romney's Speech Video: Recap and Analysis

Republicans from across America will gather in Tampa to conduct the work of nominating the Romney/Ryan ticket. What other shenanigans will take place?
Aug. 6, 2012

Mars Landing LIVE: NASA Curiosity Rover Makes it to Mars

PolicyMic will be covering the NASA's Curiosity Mars Landing live. Bookmark this page and click/tap "refresh" often through the weekend.
Aug. 15, 2012

5 Things You Weren't Told About "Oppressed" Muslim American Women

Take it from an angry Arab-American Muslim woman: We are not oppressed, nor do we need to be liberated.
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Aug. 15, 2012

Marco Rubio For President 2016: Why It Was Good That Romney Chose Paul Ryan for VP

By not choosing Rubio as his VP pick, Romney has given the rising star the opportunity to reach his full political potential.
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Aug. 9, 2012

Obama Staffer Stephanie Cutter Busted Lying About Priorities USA Ad

Obama aides Stephanie Cutter and Robert Gibbs have been busted lying about what they knew concerning a certain Super PAC ad, and it could prove to be damaging for Obama's reelection effort.
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Aug. 2, 2012

Why Feminism is Needed in International Relations

Women are integral participants in conflicts around the world, but fail to be included in conflict resolution.
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Aug. 14, 2012

Illegal Immigrants Paid More Taxes Than Romney in 2010

Undocumented immigrants pay more taxes than Romney; thus, supporting social security, Medicare, and unemployment services more than Romney.
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Aug. 29, 2012

Why We Need Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Why do we need it? In a word: epigenetics. The amount of front-end coding that has been done by RNA and histones limits the usefulness of fetal and adult stem cells.
Aug. 31, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Christian Bale is the New Christian Grey on the Block

A new Facebook poll found that the "American Psycho" and "The Dark Knight Rises" actor is actually a new favorite to play the main role in "Fifty Shades of Grey" the movie.
Aug. 7, 2012

Gabby Douglas Hair: NBC is Racist With Chimp Commercial at 2012 London Olympics

Right after Douglas won Olympic gold, the commercial that followed would have sent dead silence through a crowd.
Aug. 15, 2012

50 Shades of Grey: Banker Edward Sonderling is Real Life Christian Grey

New York investment banker Edward Sonderling and girlfriend Frankie Santiago lived in real life what Christian Grey and Anastasia Steel do in “Fifty Shades of Grey.”
Aug. 2, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: How Ryan Gosling and Emma Watson Would Play the Opening Scene

The opening scene of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the movie, is the most critical one as both Gosling and Watson would immortalize Christian Grey and Anastasia Steel’s strongest attributes.
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Aug. 8, 2012

Trickle Down Economics Debunked in One Chart

A new study finds that most Americans prefer the distribution of wealth in socialist states.
Aug. 21, 2012

Henry Cavill Will Make A Great Superman, and Christopher Nolan Will Help Make a Super Movie

Wanna know why the new "Man of Steel" movie will be epic? Here's 3 reasons.
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Aug. 16, 2012

First the LIBOR Scandal, and Now Standard Chartered Bank is Hiding 250 Billion in Deals With Iran

Not two months since the Barclays Libor rate-fixing fiasco comes a new banking scandal involving Standard Chartered, accused of hiding $250 billion worth of Iranian bank transactions.
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Aug. 15, 2012

There Was a Russian Nuclear Sub in the Gulf of Mexico On Tuesday, And This is Normal

The Russian Akula submarine found roving the Gulf of Mexico is not surprising. It can be explained if put in the context of Russia's traditional foreign policy style.
Aug. 27, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: 25 Actors Under 25 Who Could Play Young Christian Grey

Though it’s almost sure that "Fifty Shades of Grey’s" main role will go to Ryan Gosling, Henry Cavill or Aleksander Skarsgard, who will play young Christian Grey? Here are 25 options.
Aug. 3, 2012

The Bourne Legacy Review: Without Matt Damon, This Movie is a Flop

If the Bourne franchise can continue without its titular character, there must be something drawing viewers other than the man himself.
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Aug. 29, 2012

Hurricane Isaac 2012: Everything You Need to Know About Hurricanes, Especially This One

The 2012 hurricane season is heating up fast. This quick guide will tell you everything you need to know about how hurricanes work and what to expect this season.
Aug. 30, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Ryan Gosling and Matt Bomer Dominate Fan Trailers

Ryan Gosling, Alexis Biebel, Matt Bomer and Henry Cavill have started populating YouTube on fan-made “trailers” of "50 Shades of Grey" the movie.
Aug. 2, 2012

Chinese Swimmer Steroids Scandal: Ye Shiwen Doping Crisis Proof USA is Scared of China

Ye Shiwen's record-breaking gold medal achievements should be praised by the public, not scorned with unfounded doping allegations.
Aug. 9, 2012

Abortion Should be Legal Through Infancy, Medical Ethicists Argue

The thought of legalizing "after-birth abortion" is a moral aberration that reeks of grave evil.
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Aug. 9, 2012

Why Ron Paul Supporters Must Support Gary Johnson Today In Order to Change Election 2012

One Ron Paul supporter tells his fellow Paulites how to make a big impact on the November election.
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Aug. 27, 2012

Hurricane Isaac 2012: Storm Reprises Painful Katrina Memories in New Orleans

As tropical storm Isaac heads toward New Orleans, the city prepares for the worst, and remembers what their city looked like seven years ago this week.
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Aug. 17, 2012

Obama Youth Vote 2012: Surprising Poll Finds 40 Percent of Young People Flock to Romney

Mitt Romney has captured 40% of the youth vote, a record high for a Republican candidate. Here's why Obama should rethink his campaign.
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Aug. 14, 2012

Voting For Ron Paul and Gary Johnson Is Good For Democracy

With voters becoming increasingly disheartened with Republicans and Democrats alike, the importance and influence of third party candidates has become more and more prevalent.
Aug. 18, 2012

Tom Daley Gay Rumors: Diver Gets Underarm Tattoo and Wears Magic Mike Costume on TV

The British diver will show off his new Olympic tattoo at ITV’s 'The Jonathan Ross Show,' along with model Kelly Brook and fellow Olympian Usain Bolt.
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Aug. 1, 2012

Texas Election Results: How Ted Cruz Won, and How the Tea Party Will Rise in November

What is most astonishing has to be Cruz’s path to victory and what it means for the Tea Party nationwide.
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Aug. 13, 2012

China Economic Crisis: Why 44 Percent of Wealthy Chinese Want to Leave the Country

Rich Chinese are leaving the country in search of opportunities elsewhere. So what does this trend mean?
Aug. 6, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Ryan Gosling Does Not Look Like Christian Grey

The first Christian Grey “picture” has been generated using criminal-sketching software. He doesn’t look like Ryan Gosling at all.
Aug. 14, 2012

Tom Daley Gay Rumors: One Direction and David Beckham Give Diver Some Love

Olympic British diver Tom Daley, the UK’s most wanted, is being courted by Girls Aloud’s Cheryl Cole, loved by One Direction and given advice by no other than David Beckham.
Aug. 20, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie: British Hunk Henry Cavill Would Be the Best Christian Grey

British actor Henry Cavill recently called off his wedding. Thus, his new persona makes the best choice for Christian Grey in upcoming movie.
Aug. 2, 2012

Chinese Swimmer Steroids Allegations: Ye Shiwen Performance Raises Suspicion

We should not be so hasty in allowing legalized performance-enhancement in sports.
Aug. 12, 2012

Vanessa Bryant, McKayla Maroney, and Other Reasons to Hate the London Olympics

The Olympics are the grandest spectacle of humanity's physical ability. And the best part is witnessing our best athletes doing their best -- or their worst.
Aug. 8, 2012

Sikh Temple Shooting and Missouri Mosque Burning Show Hate is Rising in America

The recent shooting at a Sikh temple and a mosque burning, ruled an arson, are only further evidence of the hate that exists and has persisted since after 9/11 in the country.
Aug. 8, 2012

Why Sarah Palin and Tea Party Women Tend to Have Sex Appeal

Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann, Sarah Steelman. Why are attractive female politicians grouped in one of the most conservative ideological corners in America?
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Aug. 17, 2012

Hillary Clinton VP Rumors: 10 Reasons Clinton Will Not Replace Biden

Hillary Clinton joining the Obama ticket would skyrocket the campaign in the polls, but this particular dream is unlikely to come true.
Aug. 20, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Christian Grey Part Goes From Ryan Gosling to Paul Ryan

In an Election 2012 dominated by Tumblr memes comparing Paul Ryan to Ryan Gosling, it was just a matter of time until someone suggested the GOP VP to play Christian Grey in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
Aug. 9, 2012

Honey Boo Boo Child Show: Blame TLC for Americans Looking Dumber, Not the Child

Don't blame Alana Thompson, star of TLC's new show, "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" for encouraging stereotypes that Americans are dumb: blame the network for putting her on TV.
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Aug. 18, 2012

India Barbie Dolls Send Girls Wrong Message About Race and Body Image

As MissRepresentation.org's Margarita Diaz says, “What better way to broaden a little girl’s horizons than to dress up her doll in a stereotyped, hyper-sexualized version of a cultural costume?”
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Aug. 29, 2012

RNC Schedule 2012 Updated: Wednesday, Day 2, Speakers

Complete schedule of the speakers expected to address this year's abbreviated Republican National Convention.
Aug. 10, 2012

McKayla Maroney, Alex Morgan, and Gabby Douglas Do Not Get the Credit They Deserve

What do Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Missy Franklin and Alex Morgan have in common? They’re all Olympic champions who draw more attention for their looks than for their medals.
Aug. 1, 2012

Sherlyn Chopra in Playboy: Bollywood Actress Makes Powerful Diversity Statement in the Nude

Playboy has always been progressive when it comes to promoting diversity, doing a much better job than Vogue.
Aug. 7, 2012

Oscar Pistorius Olympics Controversy: Why Prosthetic Legs Are Not Likely to Lend an Edge

Oscar Pistorious, who made history by competing in the Olympics this summer, has dealt with controversy about the advantage given by running on prosthetic legs. We calculate that advantage.