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March 7, 2013

4 Top Colleges Just as Great as the Ivy League Schools

Despite the prestige of the Ivies, there are many great reasons to go elsewhere.
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March 4, 2013

NYS DRIVE Act Would Ban Ferraris and Other "Assault Vehicles"

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's latest nanny state proposal would ban Lamborghini, Porsche, Ferrari and other "assault vehicles" because they "serve no purpose for defensive driving."
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March 5, 2013

The 10 Greatest Heists in History

Wherever there is treasure, you'll often find a pirate. History is riddled with daring robbers and cunning criminals. But which have pulled off the greatest robberies of all time?
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March 29, 2013

7 Reasons This Muffin Mix Can Save America

After making a customer complaint, I received a phone call from the CEO of Jiffy mix, the top producer of baking mixes in America. His story illuminates corporate America's sad moral decline.
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March 11, 2013

12 States That Will Probably Legalize Gay Marriage in 2013-2014

Over the last two decades, support for same-sex civil marriage grew rapidly, from only 12% in 1988 to 53% in 2012. Here's 12 more states that are moving to the right side of history.
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March 26, 2013

Human Rights Campaign Red Marriage Equality Sign Goes Viral

You might have woken up this morning to find your Facebook or Twitter news feed covered in a pink and red equal sign and been curious as to the image's origin.
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March 7, 2013

Mother Teresa Not a Saint: New Study Suggests She Was a Fraud

New research shows that Mother Teresa isn't the saint she's remembered as.
March 27, 2013

Sleeping With Your Phone is Bad For Your Health — Obviously

Many of us keep our smartphones close to us while sleeping, but studies show our constant need and ability to stay connected causes a lot of stress.
March 6, 2013

Why Do So Many People Hate Anne Hathaway?

Why we're so eager to dethrone the Princess of Genovia. We're "Hathahaters" because she is too polished, too prepared, and reeks of insincerity.
March 17, 2013

NIT Bracket 2013

Kentucky is the top team in the NIT. For those teams that don't make the NCAA Tournament, there's always the NIT. Here's who's going to be taking on NIT instead of the big dance.
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March 2, 2013

LGBTQIA: A Beginner’s Guide to the Great Alphabet Soup Of Queer Identity

Have no clue what LGBT*(T)Q1Q2GQIAASCP(GSM) means? Here's a definitive guide to every letter of the queer alphabet.
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March 7, 2013

Jodi Arias Phone Sex Tape Audio (Graphic)

Earlier in the murder trial of Jodi Arias, the defense played a raunchy phone call she had with boyfriend Teavis Alexander, whom she stands accused of murdering.
March 9, 2013

SimCity DRM: "Always Online" Mode Results in Disaster For Gamers

Remember the disaster button in SimCity? EA might have pressed it when they inserted always-on DRM into the new game, resulting in crashing servers and millions of angry fans.
March 31, 2013

Louisville Kevin Ware broken leg injury VIDEO

Sadly, the Elite 8 game between Louisville and Duke has taken a turn for the worse as Kevin Ware was injured with a broken leg.
March 15, 2013

Ultra Music Festival 2013 Lineup: Full List Of Artists at Miami Festival

For the first time, the Ultra Music Festival will take place over two weekends, March 15-17 and 22-24, in Miami, Florida. Get a look at the festival's headliners and lineup.
March 24, 2013

Amina Tyler: Tunisian Woman Receiving Death Threats For Trying to Start Feminist Group

Amina Tyler, a 19-year-old Tunisian woman, is facing death threats and prison time for expressing her feminist ideals and posting topless photos of herself online.
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March 26, 2013

Human Rights Campaign Graphic For Marriage Equality Explodes On Facebook

The Supreme Court is set to hear two ground-breaking cases in the fight for marriage equality. We have the story behind the new graphic popping up on social media sites everywhere.
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March 24, 2013

What You Should Do If A Drunk Girl Passes Out On Your Couch

Watch what this guy does in 25 seconds when a drunk girl passes out on his couch.
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March 15, 2013

Pandering to Millennials Will Ruin the GOP

The GOP should not become more moderate just to appeal to millennials. America is in an ideological war, and the Democratic Party is to be defeated, not compromised with.
March 24, 2013

Justin Timberlake 'Mirrors' Music Video: Worth the 8-Minute Length

Warning: you'll probably cry, too.
March 23, 2013

10 Reasons Life Was Better in the 80s

Because who doesn't miss the days when Michael Jackson was known as a pop star rather than a creeper, global warning was non-existent, and watching TV was a major event?
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March 24, 2013

Amina Tyler: Tunisian Girl Outrages Islamic Authority With Nude Facebook Photos

A Tunisian girl faces criminal charges after posting a naked photo of herself on Facebook. Her parents have disowned her and she's been placed in a mental hospital, but she's not backing down.
March 12, 2013

Uncle Ruckus Movie: Thank God Aaron McGruder's Campaign Failed

Uncle Ruckus, the self-hating black character on 'The Boondocks,' would have sent the wrong message to audiences. How can a black man be the author of such a message?
March 18, 2013

Rand Paul Abortion Bill: Life At Conception Act Would Outlaw Abortion

Paul may just have alienated a large chunk of the millennial base with his Life at Conception Act, which would fully outlaw abortion in the United States.
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March 11, 2013

What is a Filibuster? The Senate's Most Aggravating Tool Explained

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) made huge news last week with his 13-hour "talking filibuster" on drones, but what most Americans don't realize is that any senator can secretly block a vote.
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March 26, 2013

What is Prop 8?

Proposition 8 was a ballot initiative, and a California state constitutional amendment, passed in the November 2008 elections, which says that "only marriage between a man and a woman is valid."
March 15, 2013

'The Office': Jim and Pam Need Some Serious Marriage Counseling

As the NBC series comes to a close, the couple we've fallen in love with have hit the skids. Will they be OK by the end of the season?
March 24, 2013

Andy Enfield: Florida Gulf Coast Coach With a Supermodel Wife, Amanda Marcum

They've beaten Georgetown and San Diego State. Andy Enfield and Florida Gulf Coast are moving onto the Sweet Sixteen as darlings of the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
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March 25, 2013

#Amina FEMEN: 19-Year-Old Tunisian Girl Faces Death Threats Over Topless Pictures

A young protester sparked international debate over women's rights by posting nude photos of herself. Contentious Muslim clerics and feminist leaders are bringing the issue to a boiling point.
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March 13, 2013

Massachusetts Court Rules 16-Year-Olds Can Have Sex Even If Parents Disapprove

The state legislature would be wise to reconsider designating the age of consent closer to a person’s cognitive maturity rather than his/her sexual peak.
March 17, 2013

The Bible Series History Channel: One Of the Best Shows On TV

Since it's debut three weeks ago, many scholars have bashed the History Channel's new series, 'The Bible.' In spite of all the negative talk, millions are tuning in and learning about God.
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March 20, 2013

Domestic Violence Survivor Takes a Picture Every Day For a Year

Is this viral video a PSA or an actual domestic violence survivor? Either way, it's bringing attention to the plight of abuse victims worldwide.
March 30, 2013

Religious People Tend to Be More Racist, Study Finds

A USC study suggests that racism is surprisingly prevalent among Christian practitioners and members of religius congregations. Can this abhorrent sentiment be changed?
March 21, 2013

Lil Wayne Emmett Till: Song Reference Crossed the Line

In a new song, Lil Wayne tastelessly says he's going to "beat" a female's genitals like Emmett Till, a black man who was attacked and killed for flirting with a white woman in the 50s.
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March 15, 2013

Ides Of March: 10 Facts About the Julius Caesar Assassination

It's the Ides of March, which happens to be the anniversary of Julius Caesar's assassination. Here are 10 things you should know about one of history's most famous murders.
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March 27, 2013

3 Reasons Everyone Should Support Same-Sex Marriage

Brain scans, religion, and biology show that homosexuals are people, so we should support marriage equality and let them live like human beings.
March 19, 2013

Pope Francis Inauguration LIVE: Updates On Pope Francis Installation Mass

On Tuesday, the Vatican will host recently elected Pope Francis I's Installation Mass.
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March 26, 2013

What is DOMA?

The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is a 1996 law passed by Congress, and signed into law by President Bill Clinton, that forbids the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages.
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March 5, 2013

3 Ways Immigrants Are Helping American Culture and Business Soar

With so much hostility toward immigrants in the U.S., it's important to consider the positive impact they have on our country. Here are some of the great things they do for us everyday.
March 6, 2013

Why 64% Of Americans Have Never Left the U.S.

The majority of the citizens of the most powerful nation on Earth have never been abroad. They can change that by tweaking their prioritization of time, money, and ambition.
March 14, 2013

'New Girl' Gets Away With Racism — And We Can't Let That Slide in 2013

Incorporating two non-white main characters might seem progressive, but 'New Girl' falls prey to all the same old stereotypes, tropes, and all-out racism we hoped had faded away.
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March 26, 2013

4 Simple Reasons Every Person Should Support Gay Marriage

As the Supreme Court hears two critical same sex marriage cases this week, here are four everyday principles to help you decide which side of the argument you should be on.
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March 24, 2013

Why Are Sex Workers Left Out Of the Violence Against Women Conversation?

Feminism is for all women, including sex workers. Let’s make 2013 the year that violence against sex workers finally enters the public consciousness as a human rights issue.
March 12, 2013

'Human Doll' Valeria Lukyanova: An Extreme Reflection Of Our Collective Vanity

Valeria's desire to be "perfect" led her to get plastic surgery to look like Barbie, but we're all guilty of putting on the flags of our persona whenever we get dressed in the morning.
March 17, 2013

NCAA 2013 Tournament Bracket Predictions: The Art Of Picking a Perfect Final Four

Learn the art of picking an amazing NCAA bracket, from upsets to the champion.
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March 6, 2013

11 Black Conservatives Speaking At CPAC 2013

Black conservatives will have a large presence at this year's CPAC. Here are eleven who are set to speak at the event.
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March 26, 2013

War With North Korea: U.S. and South Korea Are Preparing For the Worst

A new military agreement that is "South Korean-led, U.S.-supported" and would allow both governments to "immediately and decisively" strike North Korea sets an ominous tone on the global stage.
March 11, 2013

Why Are There No Black Emojis?

The peculiar and popular Emoji emoticons from Japan don't include any black people. This is weird and problematic — even for things as ridiculous as Emojis.
March 7, 2013

'New Girl' TV Show: A Sitcom That Accurately Represents Millennials' Financial Woes

The characters' jobs, loft, and lifestyles all mirror the economic uncertainty millennials currently face.
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March 29, 2013

How Gay Marriage Will Destroy the American Family

I used to be happily married with a healthy child, until a gay couple moved in next door and ruined my life. Don't let this happen to you — act now to battle the liberal myths about gay marriage.
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March 29, 2013

Human Rights Campaign Fails to Advocate For Minorities

The Human Rights Campaign came up with the viral red equal sign symbol, but it hasn't been inclusive to marginalized minorities.
March 15, 2013

Ultra Miami 2013 Live Stream: Watch HERE

Looking for a place to watch the Ultra Music Festival LIVE from Miami? Look no further. Check below for the live stream and full festival lineup.
March 15, 2013

5 People Who Could Replace Alex Trebek On Jeopardy

With longtime 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek leaving the show in 2016, there are several celebrities who are in a position to replace him. Here are five good contenders for the job.
March 14, 2013

What is a Jesuit: 5 Facts About "The Company of Jesus"

Pope Francis I, the recently elected pope, is Argentine and a Jesuit. But what exactly is a Jesuit?
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March 14, 2013

Same-Sex Marriage Bill in Illinois 12 Votes Shy Of Passing

After passing the Senate 34-21, House Speaker Madigan says the bill is 12 votes shy of getting passed to the governor's desk. Reports say the opposition is coming from African-American lawmakers.
March 14, 2013

6 U.S. Cities With the Worst Reputations

In the U.S. today, there are many cities facing great hardships. Many of these woes stem from complete economic breakdown, making them bleak places to live and work. These cities are in peril.
March 14, 2013

Pi Day: 5 Greatest Mathematical Discoveries in History

Thursday is Pi Day, an annual celebration of Pi, mathematics and nerdy equations that have a fundamental impact on our lives. Here are the five greatest math discoveries ever made.
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March 25, 2013

Almost 82 Percent Of Social Workers Are Female, and This is Hurting Men

The vast majority of social and mental health workers are now female. Male absence from these fields could discourage men from seeking needed treatment and entering this line of work.
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March 25, 2013

74% Of Millennials Support Gay Marriage

Millennial support for gay rights is increasing, and it's no coincidence that they are twice as likely to identify as liberal than people age 65 and above.
March 13, 2013

Pope Francis I Address LIVE Stream: Watch Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Online

Watch the live stream of the Papal Conclave 2013 events, where the next pope will be selected after the February resignation of Pope Benedic XVI (now Pope Emeritus).
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March 19, 2013

Sexual Assault in the Military: 97.5% Of All Military Rapes Aren't Punished

Cultural views and legal hurdles not only leave military victims of sex crimes dealing with the loopholes of the justice system, it's leading them not to report them at all.
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March 9, 2013

What is It Like to Be a North Korean Citizen?

Most attention paid to North Korea is to its brutal leader, Kim Jong-Un, and his nuclear program. But what's it like to be an average citizen in the world's most repressive regime?
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March 4, 2013

YouTube Wealth Inequality Video Fails to Tell the Whole Story

A viral video on YouTube depicts a bleak picture of economic inequality in America, but does the video tell us everything we need to know about economic disparity between the classes?
March 11, 2013

'The Bachelor' 2013 Spoilers: Sean Lowe Picks Catherine Giudici

Sean Lowe had a tough choice between Catherine and Lindsay but went with the girl he said was "The One."
March 26, 2013

Passover 2013: 5 Things to Know About the Jewish Holiday

Passover is a significant holiday for Jewish people. It is an eight-day celebration of remembrance, a time to celebrate the ancient Jewish people's escape from slavery in Egypt.
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March 13, 2013

I Filibustered to Defend Millennials

A Senate colleague of mine said I was just catering to "libertarian kids in their dorm rooms." But, I took an oath to protect the Constitution and it is an oath I intend to keep.
March 27, 2013

8 Reasons to Not Apply to MarsOne's Mars Colonization Program

MarsOne wants to send humans to live on Mars and they're taking applicants for their first group of pioneers. Here's why that isn't as cool as it sounds.
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March 1, 2013

Gun Control Debate: Gang Violence Accounts For Half Of Violent Crime in America

Gang violence accounts for nearly half of violent crime in America, and up to 90% in some jurisdictions. This underlying cause of violence ought to be addressed in the gun control debate.
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March 30, 2013

Ben Carson Compares Homosexuality to Bestiality and Pedophilia

What did the famed neurosurgeon say that has everyone so upset?
March 25, 2013

UN Report Classifies Lack Of Access to Abortion as "Torture"

In his annual report on violation and cruel treatment, the UN's special rapporteur on torture defines denial of abortion access as tantamount to "torture."
March 13, 2013

3 New Ways Google Glass Invades Your Privacy

Google's new HUD device is currently being tested. Find out how wearing a phone on your face instead of keeping it in your pocket can raise new privacy concerns.
March 26, 2013

8 Reasons Americans Should Be More Optimistic

Good news is starting to outweigh the bad in the U.S. Here are some reasons why we should be optimistic about the future of our country.
March 13, 2013

YouTube New Pope Announcement Video: Watch Pope Francis I Announcement

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a former Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was selected by as Pope Francis I, the successor of former Pope Benedict XVI.
March 19, 2013

'The Walking Dead' Season 3: 3 Sexist Things the Show Says About Women

'The Walking Dead' might be one of TV's top show's right now but let's be honest, it's pretty sexist.
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March 30, 2013

Zumba Sex Ring: Instructor Pleads Guilty to 20 Counts Prostitution

Small town Maine was rocked by a sex scandal involving over 150 men.
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March 7, 2013

Rand Paul Filibuster Speech is Not the Full Truth About Drones

The clear political maneuvering by the likes of Rand Paul is ridiculous. The real truth about U.S. drones is quite far from Paul's invented reality.
March 17, 2013

8 Things You Should Never Do On the Internet

If you're not careful, the interwebs can ruin your life. Here are 8 online etiquette tips to save you from yourself.
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March 26, 2013

Is Recycling Actually Bad For the Environment?

Recycling has been drilled into our heads as an American value. But does it even help the environment and economy? Could it be harming both?
March 19, 2013

Bates Motel TV Show Review: Creepy, But Not Nightmarish Like Psycho

'Bates Motel' seems to be more of an explanation of what went wrong in Norman Bates' youth than an attempt to emulate 'Psycho,' and that's what makes the 'Psycho' prequel so great and watchable.
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March 14, 2013

Herkimer Shooting: Calls NY SAFE Act Into Question

The same day most of the provisions of the SAFE Act went into effect, New York state suffered its first mass shooting under the new law. Is the act really increasing public safety?
March 27, 2013

LeBron James Should Never Be Forgiven For 'The Decision'

Not one, not two, not three, not four, not five, not six, not seven. Eight. That's the number of championships LeBron has to win for me to forgive him for 'The Decision.'
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March 31, 2013

What is Mob Action? Chicago Teens Plan and Execute Deliberately Violent Flash Mob in Downtown Chicago

Hundreds of teens descended on high-traffic Chicago neighborhoods on Saturday night in what police call "mob action," acting violently and creating trouble for anyone who dares get in their way.
March 24, 2013

Stephen Amell Fifty Shades Of Grey: Actor in Talks to Play Christian Grey

"Arrow" star, Stephen Amell confirms he's been in talks to appear in the highly-anticipated "Fifty Shades of Grey" film.
March 21, 2013

CBS March Madness Live Stream

CBS and March Madness Live are providing streaming coverage of the tournament. Find out how you can catch all the games on TV or online.
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March 19, 2013

The Millennial Generation Needs to Lighten Up

Millennials are largely humorless, and if they want to make any meaningful contributions to the world, the first thing they need to do is stop taking themselves so seriously.
March 9, 2013

Lena Dunham: Why's She a Feminist Icon Instead of Beyoncé?

Lena Dunham has taken the world by storm, that's for sure. But she's a feminist and Bey isn't? Not buying it.
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March 9, 2013

EU Porn Ban: Women Watch Porn Too

The European Parliament will vote on legislation that calls for a ban on all kinds of pornography in the name of gender equality. Here's the problem: Women like porn too.
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March 6, 2013

Filibuster Rules Say Rand Paul Doesn't Have to Be in Chamber to Hold the Floor

Rand Paul is crushing a filibuster over the use of drones against U.S. citizens by the Obama administration.
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March 20, 2013

Jodi Arias Trial LIVE Stream: Defense to Redirect

The defese in the Jodi Arias murder trial is scrambling to undo the damage done by the prosecution's cross examination of a key defese expert witness. The trial will resume at 4 PM EDT.
March 14, 2013

New Pope 2013: Pope Francis Not What Today's Catholics Need

The new pope won't improve the status of women or take a more progressive approach to the religion, only disappoint Catholics calling for reform.
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March 25, 2013

Jodi Arias Trial LIVE Stream: Defense Psychologist Tries to Redeem Himself After Questionable Testimony

In the murder trial of Jodi Arias, Dr. Richard Samuels returns to the stand on Monday in an effort to do damage control.
March 21, 2013

#NotBuyingIt App Could Put An End to Sexist Advertisements

A new app will give users a way to photograph, share, and report offensive advertisements. Will it mean the end of sexism in ads?
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March 28, 2013

Scott Harrington: Tulsa Dentist Might Have Exposed 7,000+ Patients to HIV, Hepatitis

Tulsa authorities announced that Dr. Scott W. Harrington, a Tulsa dentist, might have exposed scores of patients to deadly diseases through unsafe practices.
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March 10, 2013

Hugo Chavez and 6 Other Rulers Who Have Had Their Bodies Preserved

Chavez's body will be preserved and placed in a mausoleum for public display. Here are six other rulers who have been preserved for time eternal.
March 7, 2013

TSA Banned Items: What Is Not Allowed in Carry Ons?

The TSA has made some changes to it's 'prohibited items' list. If you're a frequent flyer, taking a trip soon or just want to be informed, check it out.
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March 10, 2013

3 Major Supreme Court Cases That Protected Our Civil Liberties Against the Government

Here are some important Supreme Court cases concerning our civil liberties, in which the Court ruled in favor of the rights of individuals over government restrictions.
March 11, 2013

10 Confusing Objects You'd Find in a Catholic Church, Explained

Here's a list of 10 things used in the Catholic Church whose name and function you probably didn't know ... until now.
March 7, 2013

Cardinal Peter Turkson Wouldn't Be the First African Pope

The Catholic Church has already had an African pope, three of them in fact. This shows that Christianity is very much an African religion.
March 15, 2013

11 Policy Issues Banksy Has Addressed Through Art

Banksy has emerged as the premier artist of the millennial generation. Here are eleven topics the masked Brit has addressed through his extensive body of work.
March 8, 2013

Commencement Speeches 2013: 5 Greatest Speakers in Graduation History

Oprah is set to deliver Harvard's commencement address, so take a look at some great quotes from previous commencement speeches.
March 7, 2013

Arizona Boyfriend Killing: Why Americans Can't Stay Away From the Jodi Arias Trial

This story is exactly what the media dreams of: A young white female accused of a heinous crime.
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March 8, 2013

It's Time For Men to Lean In For a Truly Equal World

Sheryl Sandberg aims to re-boot the revolution to create a world where men and women are truly equal, and men have to rise to the challenge.
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March 26, 2013

Millennials Are Making America More Inclusive, One Person At a Time

Not only did young voters play a decisive role in sending President Obama back to the White House, we literally brought marriage to Maine, Maryland, and Washington, and we're not letting up.
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March 18, 2013

The Biggest Loser Season 14 Finale: Show Promotes Bad Science, Stereotypes

The hit reality show is based on bad science, starvation diets, and excessive exercise and sends the wrong message to people who want to lose weight.
March 28, 2013

7 Greatest Kids Sports Movies Of the '90s, and the 3 Worst

Where does your favorite kids sports movie of the '90s rank? Walk down memory lane with these great clips from your favorite '90s flicks.
March 20, 2013

Robert Huber's "Being White In Philly" Completely, Utterly Misses the Mark

Robert Huber's controversial article on "Being White in Philly" re-emerged as a hot button issue on Sunday. And it says a lot about why so many racial conversations are absolute failures.
March 15, 2013

10 Movies From the 60s and 70s Every Millennial Needs to See

The 60s and 70s changed cinema forever, as their productions shape our current crop of films. Here's a list of 10 incredible movies from that period that every millennial should see.
March 28, 2013

'Spring Breakers' Review: This is Not What a Feminist Looks Like

"Spring Breakers'" array of bouncing breasts, kinky gender reversals, and neon bikinis is female empowerment only in the eyes of the middle-aged dude who directed it.
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March 13, 2013

10 Worst Countries For Travel and Tourist Development

This list is nothing short of predictable and saddening.
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March 21, 2013