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Nov. 15, 2013

Marijuana Legalization is About So Much More Than Smoking Weed

Marijuana prohibition is "immoral," "ineffective," and "foolish." This leading advocate explains why.
Nov. 15, 2013

PS4 vs. Xbox 1 — Which Should You Buy This Holiday Season?

Here is what we know so far about the holiday season's hottest new gadgets.
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Nov. 15, 2013

America is $17 Trillion in Debt — Here's Why You Shouldn't Be Worried

A message to my fellow millennials: We have nothing to fear from the “national debt” but fear itself.
Nov. 15, 2013

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Release Date, Price: What You Need to Know About the Next Generation Of Gaming

The Playstation 4 was released on Friday and the Xbox One release is around the corner. Gamers, get ready.
Nov. 15, 2013

The Sexist Double Standard For Orgasms

We now have proof for what every woman who has ever been single already knows about casual sex.
Nov. 15, 2013

Lily Allen's New Video Doesn't Empower Me, Or Anyone Else

Oh look, faux-liberation. Again.
Nov. 15, 2013

This Incredible Invention Puts Your Childhood Pin Art Toy to Shame

Now you can move the pins from across the room, without even touching them.
Nov. 15, 2013

See How Anti-Abortion Activists Are Scamming Pregnant Women With Fake Health Clinics

So-called crisis pregnancy centers are funded by state dollars, associated with religious and anti-choice organizations, and are lying to women.
Nov. 15, 2013

How Zooey Deschanel Turned the Manic Pixie Dream Into a 'New Girl'

With her new show, Zooey Deschanel is undoing a lot of the damage her Manic Pixie Dream Girls have done.
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Nov. 15, 2013

3 Powerful Photos Of JFK's Final Minutes No One Has Seen Before

These powerful images were left in a box for decades. Now, they're history.
Nov. 15, 2013

6 Sci-Fi Inventions That Could Be Real In Our Lifetime

And yes, 'Back to the Future' hoverboards are in the works.
Nov. 15, 2013

Wes Anderson Has a New 7-Minute YouTube Movie, and It's Amazing

This 7-minute short by Wes Anderson is guaranteed to help tide you over until 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' hits theaters next year.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Ms. Bum Bum is a Real Thing in Brazil and It's Awesome

And like other beauty competitions, this one was plagued by scandal.
Nov. 15, 2013

Sarah Silverman's Hilariously Awkward 'Jimmy Kimmel' Interview is the Perfect Ex-Girlfriend Revenge

The comedians first appearance on her ex-boyfriend's show since they broke up was wonderful.
Nov. 15, 2013

PlayStation 4 Screenshots Are Virtually Indistinguishable From Real Photos

It's getting harder to tell what's reality these days.
Nov. 15, 2013

This Reporter Couldn't Find Any People to Talk to, So He Interviewed a Cat

Proof that animals are equally as or more interesting than humans.
Nov. 15, 2013

Why This Gay Man Thinks Apple Shouldn't Erase Its Offensive "Gay" Definition

Doing so erases what it means in real life.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Nas' New Harvard Fellowship Shows Hip Hop is For Everyone

Even Asian-Americans like me.
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Nov. 15, 2013

San Francisco Turned Into Gotham to Make a 5-Year-Old Cancer Patient's Dream Come True

Thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation, the San Francisco Chronicle, the police, and thousands of others, a five-year-old leukemia patient is getting the wish of a lifetime.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Democrats Are Hypocrites On Citizens United, and These Two Charts Prove It

Turns out the party that hates big money in politics is happy to use big money when it benefits them.
Nov. 15, 2013

Read the Secret Diaries Of Your Favorite 'Walking Dead' Characters

A secret glimpse into the diary entries of seven of the characters from the hit show 'The Walking Dead.' If these people represent humanity's last hope, things aren't looking so good.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Watch This Teenager School Educators On the Dangers Of Common Core

The education system has much to learn from its students.
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Nov. 15, 2013

China's One Child Policy Eased in Win For Human Rights

And it's a big victory for families.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Ken Ham Has Finally Found An Intellectual Soulmate

The Creation Museum founder, CEO, and president has found someone to listen to him.
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Nov. 15, 2013

11 Things More Popular Than Obamacare

Like the Shake Weight, Sharknado, and Snuggies for dogs. Yeah.
Nov. 15, 2013

Millennials Are Godless Heathens

In the fight for your soul, the almighty brand is winning out over organized religion.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Ray Kelly Playboy Interview Proves Why No One Cares What He Thinks

Breaking revelation from NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly: Bill de Blasio is just another lying politician.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Blind Man Kicked Off a US Airways Flight Because His Guide Dog Moved

What happened was heartwarming, but this still reminds us of our reality.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Number Of 3D Printed Guns Could Explode With Expiration Of the Undetectable Firearms Act

The ban on "undetectable guns" may give rise to a wave of newly legal weapons and ammunition.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Keep Your Plan Act Moves Forward With Bipartisan Support

39 Democrats broke rank and voted with the Republican Majority in the latest rebuke of President Obama's signature domestic "achievement."
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Nov. 15, 2013

Al Qaeda-Linked ISIS Militants in Syria Decapitate Wrong Man

Syrian terrorists cut off the wrong man's head. Now they're asking for "understanding and forgiveness," before his buddies come to do the same to them.
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Nov. 15, 2013

H6N1 Bird Flu is Here, But There's No Reason to Panic

In Taiwan, the infection of a 20-year-old woman indicates that a new strain of avian flu has switched hosts from birds to humans, sparking concerns about a possible pandemic in the making.
Nov. 15, 2013

Meet the Man Behind MTV's Global Music Revolution

An interview with executive producer Nusrat Durrani, on the powerful new TV series following the lives of young musicians around the world as they play for change.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Our Student Loan Debt in 3 Staggering Charts

The economy may be improving overall, but it looks like it's doing it on the backs of millennials.
Nov. 15, 2013

10 TV Boyfriends Who Would Be Terrible in Real Life

Ross Geller? No thanks.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Marijuana Legalization: Majority Of Americans Don't Think Smoking Weed Should Get Workers Fired

It's time for the courts to catch up with public opinion.
Nov. 15, 2013

How to Talk About the Atomic Bomb

The Japanese documentary 'Things Left Behind' from artist Ishiuchi Miyako explores Hiroshima, but only from one side of the story.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Filipino Delegate Gives the West a Powerful Message About Preventing the Next Typhoon Haiyan

It makes perfect sense when you hear what this government official's solution is. Will we listen?
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This Sculptor is Proving That Mind-Blowing Art Doesn't Fit Online

A new exhibition offers the kind of aesthetic experience that isn't easily found in the digital age.
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Nov. 15, 2013

On Behalf Of All Soldiers, Thank You, Mark Wahlberg, for Setting Hollywood Straight

What really pissed off Mark Wahlberg at the 'Lone Survivor' premiere?
Nov. 15, 2013

The 'South Park' Gang Helps Make the PS4 Vs. Xbox One Decision a Little Easier

Cartman and friends are here to help gamers make a difficult decision.
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Nov. 15, 2013

See the Offensive License Plate That Got a School Bus Driver Suspended

The owner of this license plate works with dozens of kids every day.
Nov. 15, 2013

Meet Mai Nardone: Coffee Lover, Wordsmith & Pundit Of the Week

Mai Nardone may be new to PolicyMic, but he's got plenty to say about millennials, literature, and the art of "clumping."
Nov. 15, 2013

4 Lessons Young Artists Can Learn From the Fathers Of Country Music

Beat the buzz; become a legend.
Nov. 15, 2013

Xbox One Release Date, Price, Features: What We Know So Far

With the release of Microsoft's first gaming system in eights years just a week away, we've learned about some of Xbox One's coolest features.
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Nov. 15, 2013

Casinos in New York Are Governor Cuomo's Newest Plan to Fleece the Poor

Governor Cuomo's "New" New York is one where the government grows richer by swindling its citizens out of money that they don't have.
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Nov. 15, 2013

High Fives May Help Your NBA Team Win the Championship

So why are we so afraid of dudes touching dudes?
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Nov. 15, 2013

The Arts & Entertainment Must-Reads Of the Week

Recapping the best stories of the past seven days.
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Nov. 15, 2013

3 PlayStation 4 Games You Can't Pass Up On Launch Day

It's slim pickings as usual when it comes to launch titles for the PS 4, but these three are the best of the bunch.
Nov. 15, 2013

5 Best PlayStation 4 Release Date Responses On Social Media

These photos and messages sum up how everyone felt on launch day.
Nov. 15, 2013

For Child Actors in Adult Shows, Make-Believe Can Be Too Real

New York's theaters are giving children the chance to play serious and controversial roles, but this practice isn't without its moral problems.