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June 2, 2013

Taksim Square Protests: 13 Photos Showing Severity Of the Protests

These Twitter photos show why we should take offense with mainstream media outlets for not covering what could become an historic event in Taksim Square.
June 2, 2013

'The Bachelorette' Recap: Desiree Hartsock Slut-Shames in First Episode

Reality star Desiree Hartsock slut-shamed other women when she stood up for herself during the premiere of "The Bachelorette," and that's not okay.
June 2, 2013

5 Ways Pope Francis is An Incredible Pope So Far

He's been in office for less than three months, but already setting the agenda for his papacy, and much of it is good news.
June 2, 2013

7 Awesome Riot Grrrls Of the 90s

It's been twenty years since the feminist punk movement made its mark. Here are a few of the women who made it happen.
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June 2, 2013

Caffeine Withdrawal: DSM-5 Declares It a Mental Disorder

While caffeine withdrawal is very real, this is the latest definitive proof that the DSM is losing credibility in mental health circles.
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June 2, 2013

Bloomberg Marijuana: Medical Pot "One Of the Greatest Hoaxes Of All Time"

Bloomberg was recently quoted saying, “There is no medical [marijuana]. This is one of the great hoaxes of all time.” And pigs fly!
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June 2, 2013

Taksim Square Protests: Peaceful Protesters Face Massive Police Brutality, Repression

After protesters began calling for the resignation of the prime minister, police began attacking crowds with tear gas, water cannons, and rubber bullets.
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June 2, 2013

The Atheist Capital Of the World Will Stun You

Turns out it's not in the West.
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June 2, 2013

Immigration Reform 2013: Bill Hurts U.S. to Benefit Greedy Politicians

The so-called Gang of Eight have proposed immigration reform which does little more than worsen our current problems.
June 2, 2013

Father's Day 2013: 6 Of the Best (and Worst) Dads on TV

Don Draper might be the steamiest but Eric Taylor is more our type.
June 2, 2013

If Crack Babies Are a Myth, Why Are We Still Falling For It?

Shoddy research convinced us that cocaine-exposed babies were damaged for life. Predictions were wrong, but similar medical misinformation is fueling efforts to put addicted women behind bars.
June 2, 2013

Citi Bike Share Program: NYC Program Called "Dreadful" By WSJ

A WSJ board member declares the bike-share a threatening menace to the average New Yorker, but what she really means is that she doesn't want to have to look at plebians riding to work.
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June 2, 2013

John Dryden: Illinois Teacher Right to Warn Students About Drug Survey

Noticing the survey had questions about drug and alcohol usage, educator John Dryden reminded his students they had the right to not incriminate themselves guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment.
June 2, 2013

Amanda Bynes PSA: Tells Everybody to Stop Caring About Her Drama

A funny new PSA is the truest statement on Amanda Bynes' very public meltdown.
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June 2, 2013

Iran Election 2013: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Shutting Out Ahmadinejad

The growing public schism between him and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has put Ahmadinejad’s future political aspirations at stake.
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June 2, 2013

Amelia Earhart Plane: Aircraft May Have Been Found

The legendary aviator's final days might finally be explained soon, as researchers may have just located her airplane.
June 2, 2013

Student Replaces Cheerleader's Name in Yearbook to "Ugly Hoe"

This is the state of our education system America. Look what you have wrought.
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June 2, 2013

Immigration Reform 2013: Chuck Schumer Says Bill Will Pass in July

Looks like the Senate is ready to play.
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June 2, 2013

Hepatitis C Cure: 12-Week Treatment Has 90 Percent Success Rate

Are our scientific researchers onto something brilliant?
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June 2, 2013

Keystone XL Pipeline: Ben Stein Calls Protesters Mentally Deficient

Mr. Stein, can you just stick to Visine commercials and call it a day?
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June 2, 2013

Walmart Workers: How We All Pay the Price For Minimum Wage Jobs

A new Congressional report shows the astonishing price taxpayers pay in federal relief programs for impoverished Walmart employees.
June 2, 2013

Why Libraries Are More Relevant Than Ever Before

Despite their shrinking resources, libraries play a crucial role in facilitating knowledge and skills, and are more important than ever before.
June 2, 2013

Motorola Introduces Password Pill That is Terrifyingly Orwellian

Passwords are definitely annoying, but do we really need a daily electronic pill so we don't have to remember them?
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June 2, 2013

Erick Erickson Fox News: 6 Of the Contributor's Most Outrageous Comments

This isn't his first time being a complete troll.
June 2, 2013

5 Ways to Read More, Even if You’re a Busy Millennial

Books are your friends, and you would always make time for your friends, wouldn't you?
June 2, 2013

Google Customer Data: FBI Demands Information From Company Without a Warrant

A U.S. judge has ordered the internet giant to comply with FBI demands to hand over customer data, despite having previously ruled that the same demands were unconstitutional.
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June 2, 2013

10 Gifts You Must Get Millennials For Graduation

Send off your millennial with something fun to help ease their transition from the fun of college to the throes of the real world.
June 2, 2013

Culture Archaeologists Want to Dig Up the "Worst Video Game Of All Time"

A firm has secured permission to dig up a landfill used by Atari in the early 80s, and this dump site may or may not contain 3.5 million copies of the notorious video-game adaptation of "E.T."
June 2, 2013

What Does the Rise in Women As Sole Breadwinners Mean For Children?

A recent NYT story reports women are on the rise as the sole breadwinner in their families, but will their children receive less attention as a result?
June 2, 2013

4 Professor Arrests That Make Your Most Eccentric Teachers Seem Normal

Professors are supposed to be the teachers of the next generation, but it might be difficult if they're throwing juice at people. Here are educators who got arrested for bizarre things.
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June 2, 2013

10 Reasons People Go to Ex-Gay Therapy

A survey reveals the reasons people try to pray away the gay.
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June 2, 2013

Naval Academy Sexual Assault: Academy Resumes Investigation Into Charge

Authorities at the U.S. Naval Academy investigate sexual assault charges, the latest in a long series of scandals that have rocked the military and embarrassed top officials.
June 2, 2013

Dan Harmon 'Community': Showrunner Returning to Sitcom

E Pluribus Anus!
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June 2, 2013

The First State to Pass Sick Leave Laws is Trying to Kill Them Now

Connecticut's new law gives businesses the assurance that their workers are still overworked, still tired, and still miserably clogging away.