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14 Things You Didn't Know About Michelle Obama

Today is her 50th birthday. Although she's been First Lady for five years, you might not have known these quirky things about her.
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Kristen Bell Wants Her Daughter to See Her Sex Scenes – For the Most Feminist Reason Ever

Proving that she's the ultimate feminist mom.

This Photo is Going Viral — But You Probably Don't Know the Full Story Behind It

This photo claims to be of a Syrian child sleeping between his parents' graves. There's more ...

Look at American Apparel's Mannequins, Notice Anything Different?

Nothing like skinny, white plastic dolls to celebrate natural beauty.

Lena Dunham Thinks 'Vogue' Cover Controversy Is Ridiculous — She's Right

In the words of Diablo Cody, this is some mean-girl shit.
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8 Photos the U.S. Military Never Wanted You to See

Disturbing new photos from the Iraq War have been made public ... by a celebrity news site.
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The Marijuana Legalization Tidal Wave is Coming — See This Map

Countries across six continents are finally turning away from the prohibition of the 20th century, and toward both tolerance and profit.

10 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Pixar

Fascinating tidbits on everything from clownfish, to license plates, to Hawaiian shirts.
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19 Maps That Perfectly Explain the United States of America

You've never seen the Land of the Free quite like this ...

Bruno Mars is the Worst Thing to Happen to the Super Bowl

This man is no Beyoncé.
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Watch Walmart Spread Across America, In One Mesmerizing GIF

See how America became Walmart nation.
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Why Legal Weed in Colorado Could Be a Disaster

If legal CO weed ever crosses state lines...
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7 HUGE Cases of Gross Police Misconduct Made News This Week

As George Carlin once said, maybe it's time we make honesty and decency a requirement for all police officers.
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8 Photos of Remarkable Protests That Took the World By Storm This Week

One picture can say a thousand revolutionary words.
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Redditors Get Into a Heated Discussion Over Gang Rape in India

And perhaps surprisingly, it turns out to be thought-provoking,

10 Everyday Objects Beautifully Transformed Into Works of Art

We never thought eggshells and floppy disks could look this good.

This Fake News Story Went Viral — Did You Fall For It?

We did Nazi that coming ...

How Book Porn is Actually Revolutionizing the Book World

This Internet fetish is the best thing to happen to real books.

This Offensive Gay-Themed Video Game Pits Gay Fighters Against Homophobes

In 'Ultimate Gay Fighter' gays bleed rainbows and bisexuals are drunk party girls. This is progress?

Harvard is Stepping In to Save Hip Hop, But Does Hip Hop Need Saving?

It's not going to turn out the way they think.

Google's Stunning New Invention Could Transform Daily Life for Diabetics

The tech giant has set its sights on tackling the disease that affects 1-in-12 Americans.
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Don't Be Fooled By Obama's Speech — It'll Still Be the Same Old NSA

After much backlash, President Obama promises to change the way the NSA gathers certain data, but it's hardly change we can believe in.

5 Big Things You Need to Know From Obama's NSA Spy Speech

The president plans to reform the NSA.
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A New Study Shows the Happiest Countries Aren't the Richest Countries

Another look into the age old question: does money buy happiness?
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The Fastest Growing State For Millionaires is Definitely Not New York or California

This state doesn't have a Tiffany or Saks Fifth Ave. store. What it does have is a lot of mud flaps, pick-up trucks, and ...
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9 Powerful Images That Tell the History of Organized Labor in the United States

From 1892 to the present, organized labor has been a powerful force in America.

Sundance Lineup 2014: 10 Movies For the 20-Something Moviegoer

For those who can’t make it to Park City this year, we’ve combed through the contenders and found the 10 must-see films.
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If Abortion Clinic Protesters Weren't Such Bullies, We Wouldn't Need Buffer Zones

The intrusiveness of anti-abortion activists seems to know no bounds.
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Mississippi is Stripping Prisoners of Their Right to Family Visits For Political Reasons

A bureaucrat is worried it's creating too many "prison babies" and hurting the budget.

Science Has Discovered Whether Your Book Was Worth Writing

Here's why it's wrong.
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Meet France's Bill Clinton — President Has Affair, Gets Approval Rating Bump

François Hollande's presidency has seen a modest uptick in his approval rating since news of his affair with actress Julie Gayet broke. But it may not be enough to save him.