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16 Beautiful Portraits Of Humans Who Happen to Be Trans

Gender is more than what meets the eye.
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These Maps Debunk Everything the NRA Has Told Us About Guns

The evidence is almost overwhelming.

Why This Photo is Popping Up All Over Social Media

The power of a simple gesture.

The 8 Most Kickass Ladies Of Martial Arts Cinema

Because when a film industry becomes a boys club, it needs a good kick in the reels.
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This Photo From Walmart Went Viral. Here's Why.

One store's seemingly innocent food donations drive has everybody enraged, and for good reason.
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10 Top Medical Schools Where Students Get the Best Bang For Their Buck

Because, becoming a doctor shouldn't break the bank.
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This Train Would Get You From NYC to D.C. in 1 Hour — But America Will Never Build It

Japan wants to build a shockingly fast train line in the U.S. Unfortunately, America is living in the past.

The 'Bound 2' Video is Dangerously Close to Being a Kimye Sex Tape

Really, the strangest music video of all time.

Why Millennials Are Obsessed With Marie Antoinette

Marie's everywhere. Here's why.

Why Romanians Hate Shia LaBeouf's New Film

The new film 'Charlie Countryman' portrays Romania as a hotbed for thugs, addicts, and lunatics. But no matter: Romanians have always handled the hate with dignity and a sharp sense of humor.

I Grew Up in the Segregated South, A Descendant Of Slaves

Here's what I think of the Gettysburg Address, that claims "all men are created equal."

Why We Can't Give Rob Gronkowski a Free Pass For Racism

Professional athletes have to play by the rules, too.

The Coolest Music Video You've Ever Seen Has Been 48 Years In the Making

'Like A Rolling Stone' gets an incredible new media treatment.
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Philadelphia's School System is Crumbling and It's an Early Warning Sign For America

The entire school district is on the brink of dissolution and here's why.

How I Went From Blogger to Crusader For Trans People

And how you can, too.
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Obama's Deception Has Created A Monstrous Problem

And it's just one example of the larger issue.
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Can Latinos Save Seth MacFarlane's New Show?

'Bordertown' could be a massive flop or a huge success, depending on who's in charge.
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'House of Cards' and 'Alpha House' Expose How We Feel About Politics

In this case, art is imitating reality.

A Street Artist Weepz For 5Pointz

Years of the world's most soulful graffiti was whitewashed today.

The Real Reason Behind Censoring Malala’s Book

Many have decried it as an insult to Muslims and Pakistan.

Everything You Need to Remember Before Watching 'Love Actually' Again This Season

'Love Actually' celebrated its 10 year anniversary this month. After all of this time, the film survives because it does not try to be anything other than a sappy Christmas movie.
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Trey Radel Getting Busted For Coke Exposes the Hypocrisy of the War on Drugs

When Republican congressmen are getting ensnared in the same drug enforcement system they helped create, you know we have a problem.
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Why is This Speech So Famous?

The Gettysburg Address was "Yes we can!" and "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" all rolled into one.
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The TPP is Screwing You Over

Crony capitalism at its worst.
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Military Sexual Assault is a Growing Problem, But We're Not Doing Anything About It

Our veterans fight for our rights. We should do the same for them.
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I Was at the Battle of Gettysburg and Lived to Tell This Tale

As the cannons and muskets exploded, the bodies began to fall. But we were determined to beat back the South.

3 Ways Tech Companies & Retailers Are Marketing for Black Friday

With Black Friday on the horizon, many big tech retailers are gearing up their marketing efforts to bring in their share of customers. This list covers some of those efforts.
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A Frightening Phrase: "I'm Your Mother-in-Law. I Need a Place to Stay."

A major burden will fall on the shoulders of millennials if we do nothing about social security.
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Janet Yellen and the Ongoing Myth of Fed Independence

Simply put: Yellen will cater to Wall Street.