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April 28, 2013

Fundawear For Durex Gives a New Meaning to Phone Sex

For all you long-distance lovers, Fundawear for Durex has developed an app to help you get your groove on.
April 28, 2013

Transphobia Has No Place in Feminism

Discrimination exists within feminist spaces, and nowhere is that clearer than in the vile bigotry aimed at trans women.
April 28, 2013

7 Most Ridiculous Arguments Against Sex Ed

Your bedside guidebook for the ludicrous arguments against comprehensive sex ed in public schools!
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April 28, 2013

Kendrick Johnson: Georgia Teen's Family Waiting For Autopsy Over 'Accidental' Death

A Georgia family protests as they wait for answers in the case of Kendrick Johnson case.
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April 28, 2013

Heather Abbott: Boston Bombing Victim Chooses Amputation

Heather Abbott, victim in the Boston Marathon Bombing opted to have an amputation in exchange for a prosthetic leg which she believes will allow her to lead a more "normal" life.
April 28, 2013

Why Louis C.K. Really is a Feminist

This budding feminist proves that women's rights and comedy get along just fine.
April 28, 2013

'Mad Men' Season 6: What Will Become Of Draper in the 70s?

Don Draper will always be Don Draper; that's the problem.
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April 28, 2013

See the First Anti-Domestic Abuse Ad Ever Made in Saudia Arabia

A new anti-abuse ad created by the King Khalid Foundation gives hope of a better future for women in Saudi Arabia.
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April 28, 2013

Obama Has Created An Illegal, Anti-Privacy Internet Program That Is Scarier Than CISPA

The Justice Department has expanded a cyber security program through deals with A T&T and others which would immunize participants from wiretap laws. This is a miscalculated, dangerous mistake.
April 28, 2013

Google Transparency Report: Government Censorship Up 25% in 2012

The latest Google Transparency Report indicates that government requests of internet content removal increased 25% between the first and second half of 2012.
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April 28, 2013

Glenn Beck Says He Left Fox News to "Save His Soul"

Glenn Beck has a soul?
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April 28, 2013

What If Heterosexuals Were the Exception In a Predominantly Gay World?

This thought-provoking video highlights the deep alienation that LGBT youth feel when they realize how different they are from society's norms.
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April 28, 2013

A Pregnant Woman Was Brutally Murdered By Her Family in Jordan. Why Aren't We Talking About It?

When a pregnant woman whose throat and abdomen were slit open in an "honor killing" makes news in any country, one starts to pay a bit of attention.
April 28, 2013

Kevin Krigger: Will He Be First Black Jockey to Win Kentucky Derby Since 1902?

In a sport now dominated by white athletes, one man hopes to be the first black jockey to win the Kentucky Derby since 1902.
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April 28, 2013

Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strike: At Least 4 Strikers Have Been Released

These men are no longer hungry for food, but are starving for freedom. It is the U.S.' job to deliver to these innocent men what is a staple of America's own foundation.
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April 28, 2013

Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Did Loss Of Boxing Title Lead Him to Radicalize?

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a star boxer, even slated to represent New England. Everything changed after the National Tournament of Champions changed their eligibility rules.
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April 28, 2013

Daniel Martinez Bazaldua: Journalist Mutilated in Mexico Shows Cartel Power to Smother the Media

The gruesome death of a photo journalist in Mexico underlines the lengths drug cartels go to keep the press quiet.
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April 28, 2013

Pakistan Election 2013: Pakistani Taliban Continues to Attack Secular Candidates

The Pakistani Taliban's continuous attacks on Pakistan's secular politicians have the potential to destabilize Pakistan’s already shaky democracy and postpone the upcoming elections.
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April 28, 2013

Boston Bombing: Why did Russian Officials Wiretap the Suspects' Mom?

The same year that the FBI questioned the Tsarnaevs, Russian officials recorded phone calls between Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his mother discussing Jihad. Why weren't these recordings turned over?
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April 28, 2013

White House Correspondents Dinner 2013: Best Jokes Of the Night

From the House of Cards spoof everyone is talking about, to the 'real picture' of Obama Skeet Shooting, these are the things you have to see from last night.
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April 28, 2013

Next Time You're in Jail, Be Sure to Yelp About It

Yelp reviewing prisons is a thing, a good thing.
April 28, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013: Obama, Conan Wowed With Jokes

Conan headlined the White House Correspondents' Dinner (#nerdprom) and President Obama stole the show... barely.
April 28, 2013

Kermit Gosnell Trial: He Isn't the Only One Conducting Gruesome Abortions

The horrific actions of abortion doctors are being reported by one group to be standard operating procedure at a Bronx clinic and other medical facilities.
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April 28, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013: Obama Takes On Critics

President Obama brings the house down at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
April 28, 2013

10 Actors Who Had to Wait for Fame

Not every actor finds instant success. Sometimes it takes years, even decades. Here are some folks who had to wait patiently to achieve fame an recognition.
April 28, 2013

Conan O'Brien and Jay Leno Have Nothing On These Hilarious Online Talk Show Hosts

The web series has largely reconfigured our perceptions of talk shows and celebrity interviews, especially with respect to humor and etiquette. Here are four that stand apart from the rest.
April 28, 2013

Right to Know Act: Facebook and Google Don't Want You to Know What They're Doing With Your Data

The "Right to Know Act" in California essentially gives individuals the means of knowing what companies are doing with the information their users give them. These companies are fighting back.
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April 28, 2013

4 Most Bizarre Items People Smuggle Through Customs

From food to animals, all sorts of odd items have been victim to smuggling attempts through customs across the globe.
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April 28, 2013

Lincoln Park High: Chicago School Starts City-Wide LGBT Mentoring Program

Lincoln Park High School's dean of students created a first-of-its-kind mentoring program to address the issues facing LGBT teens in her community.
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April 28, 2013

Bobby Kotick: One Of America's Highest Paid CEO's May Surpise You

While Activision's Bobby Kotick doesn't make as much as McKeenson's John Hammergren, CVS Caremark's Thomas Ryan, or Ralph Lauren's Ralph Lauren- he did manage to pull in $64.9 million in 2012.
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April 28, 2013

Syria Chemical Weapons: U.S. Reports Syrian Army Used Sarin, a WMD

U.S. intelligence agencies now report that the Syrian army has likely used chemical weapons, in particular the nerve agent sarin, which is classified as a WMD.