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Dec. 16, 2013

This Kid Killed 4 People in a Drunk Driving Crash. Here's How He Dodged 20 Years in Prison.

Psychologists argued he’s suffering from “affluenza,” which isn't a real medical condition.
Dec. 16, 2013
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Dec. 16, 2013

11 Common — AND LEGAL — Activities Unhealthier Than Smoking Weed

If marijauna is illegal because of health concerns, then a whole bunch of other stuff should be too.
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Dec. 16, 2013

This is How Many People the U.S. Put to Death in 2013

One state accounted for almost half.
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Dec. 16, 2013

The 10 Quotes That Were Voted the Best Of 2013

The quote of the year was also ironically rated the lie of the year.
Dec. 16, 2013

The 13 Biggest Pop Culture Debates of 2013

All the blurred lines and cultural wrecking balls you should cro-nuts over.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Where's the Wealthiest Corner in America? Right Here ...

The Super Corridor is where 44 of the 75 highest-income counties are located.
Dec. 16, 2013

These Are the 10 Most Instagrammed Places in the World

This year's list starts at #1 with a shopping mall, and includes two Disney's and three New York hotspots in the top 10.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Bitcoin Startups Are Hot Right Now, But You Should Be Skeptical About the Hype

Coinbase, a Bitcoin startup looking to make the virtual currency more consumer-friendly, recently got a $25 million investment from tech heavyweights. But that doesn't mean you should buy in.
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Dec. 16, 2013

This is the Most Viral Santacon Video From the Weekend

Because nothing says Christmas like a bunch of drunk Santas beating the crap out of each other.
Dec. 16, 2013

Q&A With the Viral Genius Behind the YouTube 2013 Rewind Video

He'll tell you what "unleashing the madness" is all about.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Thanks to India's Ban on Gay Sex, I'm Afraid to Return Home

What India's reinstated gay sex ban means for the countries 2.5 million LGBT people.
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Dec. 16, 2013

China May Build Their Own "Panama Canal" in Central America

And that would be a complete game-changer.
Dec. 16, 2013

Facebook Does Something That Even the United Nations Can't Do

The social networking giant has recognized an independent country that the UN fails to acknowledge.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Look At the Creepy Lifelike Robots That Google Just Bought

What will Google do with these crazy new toys?
Dec. 16, 2013

4 Photos From China's Historic Landing On the Moon

The first probe in 37 years soft-landed on the lunar surface.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Why Criminalizing Johns Won't Be Good for Sex Workers

France's Minister for Women's Rights wants prostitution to "disappear." But will it work?
Dec. 16, 2013

James Franco Would Like You to Give Him an Oscar. He's Got a Point.

His 'Spring Breakers' performance was brilliant, but nobody wants to recognize it.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Prison Reform 101: Join PolicyMic’s Day of Discussion About Incarceration

Come join us as we explore the problems of and solutions to mass incarceration in America.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Why Signing Up For Obamacare With Healthcare.gov is Still a Security Risk

They number of security holes in the Obamacare website is still significant.
Dec. 16, 2013

Korean TV Dramas Are Sending an Empowering Message to Asian Women

Turns out we can do more than roundhouse kick and look demure.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Yulia Tymoshenko Isn't Who You Think She Is

You've seen posters of her face in the Ukraine protests. Who is she?
Dec. 16, 2013

10 Reasons Christmas Kicks Ass — By a Jew

Christmas is kicking ass while Santa's taking names.
Dec. 16, 2013

A Federal Judge Has FINALLY Deemed the NSA's Phone Spying Unconstitutional

It's "almost-Orwellian" he wrote.
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Dec. 16, 2013

'60 Minutes' Failed America With Their Softball NSA Propaganda Story

"The most successful news magazine in TV history" seems to have forgotten how to do journalism.
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Dec. 16, 2013

This Syrian Activist Was Fighting to Expose Atrocities, and Now She's Been Kidnapped

Razan Zaitouneh has been letting the world know what has been happening on the ground in Syria. Here's what you need to know.
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Dec. 16, 2013

Megyn Kelly Gets Jesus' Race — and Everything Else About Him — Wrong

It's not just that Jesus wasn't white. He wouldn't exactly be too keen on Fox News' political agenda.
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Dec. 16, 2013

42 College Presidents in the U.S. Make Over $1 Million a Year

The people in charge of your college education are bringing home the big bucks.