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Nov. 12, 2013

What 9 World Leaders Were Doing in Their 20s

Not everyone spends their 20s binge-watching Netflix in their mom's basement.
Nov. 12, 2013

5 Reasons Why Eminem Will Never Be My Icon

We can do better.
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Nov. 12, 2013

America is Really 11 Nations. Which One Are You Living In?

According to journalist Colin Woodard, the United States isn't so united after all. This map shows you why.
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Nov. 12, 2013

Why Thousands Of Young Japanese Men Are Locking Themselves in Their Rooms

Young men in Japan are willingly skipping out on sex, friends, work, and even school. Find out what this bizarre trend is all about.
Nov. 12, 2013

How Disney Princesses Went From Passive Damsels to Active Heroes

With the upcoming release of Disney's 'Frozen', is the damsel-in-distress finally a thing of the past?
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Nov. 12, 2013

4 Reasons Why Ending the War On Drugs Would Be a Huge Mistake

Ending the War on Drugs would lead to higher medical costs, lower education attainment and income, fewer workplace rights and more vulnerable communities. And this is only the beginning.
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Nov. 12, 2013

Black Friday 2013: Walmart, Best Buy, and Others to Ruin Thanksgiving

If you're a large retail chain employee, odds are you'll have to have your turkey to go this year.
Nov. 12, 2013

Actors Losing Weight For Roles is Not Glamorous, It's Dangerous

Frequently, actors are undergoing extreme transformations for movie roles. The actors themselves remark upon how dangerous the process is, so why do they continue? What message are they sending?
Nov. 12, 2013

'Dallas Buyers Club' Fails Trans Actors

There is little visibility for trans people in the media. That's why trans roles need to be given to trans actors.
Nov. 12, 2013

If Lady Gaga Wants to Be the Millennial Madonna, 'Artpop' Doesn't Have a Prayer

How 'Artpop' falls short where 'Like a Prayer' thrived.
Nov. 12, 2013

OkCupid: The Future Of Interracial Dating Except For That Part About the Racism

Just that small little problem.
Nov. 12, 2013

Spoiler Alert: Wendy Davis Will Lose the Texas Governor 's Election

Democrats are making some bone-headed political decisions in Texas.
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Nov. 12, 2013

If Hawaii Passes Same-Sex Marriage, My Wife and I Can Finally Come Home

Though we've been living in the UK, it's time to say aloha to your long-lost lovers, Hawaii.
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Nov. 12, 2013

Miss Universe's Transformer Costume Weirdly Transformative

Optimus Prime, for the win.
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Nov. 12, 2013

5 Ways Taco Bell is Killing It With Social Media

Whether it's handwritten notes to celebrities, or goofy Tweets that sound like they came from your best friend, Taco Bell is one of the best social media marketers around.
Nov. 12, 2013

Young Couples Are Getting Divorced to Save Money On Health Care

It's a haywire solution that highlights our generation's strange relationship with matrimony.
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Nov. 12, 2013

Ron Paul Shamefully Absent in History Book on 2012 Election

Love him or hate him, Ron Paul played an important role in the story of the 2012 presidential election. So why isn't he included in the new book "Double Down"?
Nov. 12, 2013

A Typical Day in the Lives Of All Four 'Sex and the City' Characters

What did Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte actually do all day? Here's a timeline of a typical day in the life of each of the fabulous and flawed females of 'Sex and the City'
Nov. 12, 2013

How Keanu Reeves' New Martial Arts Movie Explains the Jobs Crisis In America

Keanu Reeves' new film is, bizarrely, a t'ai chi film about the millennial job crisis.
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Nov. 12, 2013

Venezuelan Government Seizes Electronics Chain Daka and Orders "Fair" Prices

The winner for the best Black Friday deals? The Venezuelan military.
Nov. 12, 2013

9 Popular Kids' Movies That Completely Terrify Grown-Ups

Don't pretend you're not still scared.
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Nov. 12, 2013

This Advocate is Confident About the Immigration Reform Bill, and You Should Be Too

Ali Noorani, head of the National Immigration Forum, explains why the future of immigration reform is as promising as ever.
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Nov. 12, 2013

How to Quit Your Job and Live the Dream

The beauty of reinventing yourself.
Nov. 12, 2013

The Most Likely Ways the Earth Will End (According to Movies)

If you want a cinematic perspective on the end of times, these films are a pretty chilling start.
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Nov. 12, 2013

Why the Best TV For Gays is By Gays

Even in our post-"Glee" times, HBO's new series, "Looking," is still critical.
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Nov. 12, 2013

Rand Paul's 2016 Odds Won't Be Hurt By Plagiarism, Just Look At Obama

Rand Paul isn't the only high-profile politician who's faced plariarism charges.
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Nov. 12, 2013

This Map Spells Trouble For Democrats in 2014

Only one issue has the weight and range to dominate the 2014 election.
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Nov. 12, 2013

What Overworked Millennials Can Learn From Europe's Laid-Back Lifestyle

The “Slow Movement” offers some alternatives to those who are beginning to question whether a fast paced life is right for them.
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Nov. 12, 2013

The Republican Alternative to Obamacare is a Sweet Kegger

Well, probably not, but you'd never be able to tell from Generation Opportunity's crass anti-Obamacare antics this past weekend.
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Nov. 12, 2013

PG-13 Movies Are Now Three Times More Violent Than in 1985

A new study about gun violence in movies reveals that PG-13 movies aren't so PG after all.
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Nov. 12, 2013

Marco Rubio Gives Keynote Address at Fundraiser For Anti-Gay Organization

The Florida Family Policy Council promotes anti-gay and pro-life policies, and it's no surprise that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), a likely presidential candidate, is participating.
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Nov. 12, 2013

What I Say to My Colleagues Who Carry Out Torture

How do I expect my patients to trust me, when some of my colleagues are involved in torture?
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Nov. 12, 2013

Why Did It Take Until 2013 to Get an Official Statue Of a Female Soldier?

First, Happy Veteran's Day to our military dogs! And then to all our female soldiers.
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Nov. 12, 2013

These 2014 Midterm Elections Candidates Deserve Millennials' Support

These moderate candidates have young voters' best interests at heart.
Nov. 12, 2013

FRC's Tony Perkins Says Contraception Mandate is Bad Because, You Know, the Pilgrims

This dude is a top Republican. He also thinks the Pilgrims have something to do with contraception.
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Nov. 12, 2013
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Nov. 12, 2013

4 Reasons Millennials Have It Worse Than Previous Generations

It's more important than ever for millennials to start planning for their futures.
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Nov. 12, 2013

Minimum Wage Hike Approval Hits 75% According to New Gallup Poll

Let the states decide minimum wage, not the federal government.
Nov. 12, 2013

Republicans Don't Know Who Really Benefits From the Social Programs They Refuse to Support

Conservatives' bigoted political decisions have some surprising effects.
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Nov. 12, 2013

"Delightful" Little Blue Robots Will Teach Youngsters How to Code

Thanks to Play-i, tiny one-eyed robots will soon take steps to fill America's conspicuous digital literacy void.
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Nov. 12, 2013

Dick Cheney's Weak Heart Could Be the Impulse That Changes the 25th Amendment

Cheney’s imperilled health during his term in office demonstrated that the 25th Amendment and vacancy in the nation’s top positions may be due for further examination.