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Does Calvin Klein Think This Is What a Plus-Size Model Looks Like?

This says so much more about Calvin Klein than it does about her.

Gay Student Came Back with Perfect Response to Stranger Who Beat Him

Cole Ledford reminds us all that love is louder than hate.

7 Things Women With Short Hair Are Tired of Hearing

These harmful stereotypes need to be retired.

Two Russian Brides Found a Way to Legally Marry in Russia

The couple took a bold stand against the country's vehement anti-gay campaign.
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Bill Cosby Learned a Very Valuable Lesson After Asking the Internet to Meme Him

Thirteen women have accused Cosby of rape — and the internet wouldn't let him forget it.
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You've Never Seen Underwear Quite Like This

Not your typical Calvin Klein lingerie.

Mark Zuckerberg's Simple Defense of His Clothes Reinforces a Sexist Double Standard

The words in this speech send a subtle message.
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Two-Thirds of Americans Still Believe One of the Biggest Myths About Guns

If more Americans knew the real statistics about guns, discussions on gun control might be headed in a different direction.

Discovered: A Virus That Might Make You Stupid

This explains a lot.
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Bernie Sanders Is the Presidential Candidate America Truly Needs

He's the only politician who could actually change our democracy for the better.

This Is the Most Sexist Song Ever Made

Have you heard this musical travesty?
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How to Celebrate Veterans Day — If You Aren’t a Veteran

You don’t need to be a solider to do your part.

Scientists Have Discovered Why You Can't Dance

Maybe the rhythm isn't going to get you after all.

Sweden Has Done the Seemingly Impossible for Streaming Music

And it's something the U.S. refuses to do.

50 Years Later, David Bowie Proves He's Still the Weirdest Rock Star We Have

It's been almost half a century, and we're still scratching our heads in awe.
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Hillary Clinton’s Biggest Threat Isn’t a Republican — It’s Elizabeth Warren

What happens to Hillary's chances when Warren enters the picture.

One Tiny Box May Replace Doctors Completely

A new device could change the future of medicine, one drop of blood at a time.
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An Unexpected Country Has Become a Mecca for Subversive Street Art

You won't see graffiti like this in New York City.
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The Beautiful Artwork Pictured Here Can Only Be Seen on Veterans Day

This is way classier than your American flag lapel pin.
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Tomorrow Is the Holiday Every Single Person Has Been Waiting For

Now this is a celebration we can get behind.
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If You Use the Internet, You Should Care About Obama's Latest Announcement

Most of the internet has been asking for this for years.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Weighs In on the Science in 'Interstellar'

What Christopher Nolan got right.
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Amy Schumer's 'Pussy' Petition Just Scored a Huge Win for Women

This is not an issue of decency — it's an issue of sexist double standards.

This Is What It Looks Like to Break Up with Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's new video is here.
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If Men Faced What Women Do for Buying Birth Control, Here's What It Would Look Like

A cartoon created exclusively for Mic imagines an alternate reality where men walk the reproductive rights gauntlet.
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Brutally Cold Winds Are Coming to Ruin Your Week

Welcome to the first day of your worst week ever.
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Pope Francis Sends a Strong Message to the Clergy on Child Sexual Abuse

It's a move that's elicited applause from the victims of clerical abuse.

Stop What You're Doing and Look at These Ridiculous Mustaches

Step into the Handlebar Club, where mustache wearers convene every month.
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7 Inspiring Photographs Show How the Power of Sports Can Uplift the World

Sometimes a game of cricket isn't just a game of cricket.

The Most Promising Christmas Albums of the Year (Yes, It's Okay to Start Listening Now)

It's going to be a good year for Christmas music.

Google Is Taking a Huge Step to Fight the Ebola Outbreak

Silicon Valley is making it easier than ever to make a real difference.

Here's the First Trailer for the New Season of 'Broad City'

It's Broad F*cking City.

12 Tumblrs That Put a Hilarious Pop Culture Spin on History

Because apparently Britney Spears invented everything.
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Here's Why You Should Hope Ted Cruz Is Exactly Right About Obama's Net Neutrality Plan

"Net Neutrality" is Obamacare for the Internet.
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One Chart Shows Just How Bad Inequality in the U.S. Has Become

It's at its worst levels since before the Great Depression.
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Study Shoots Down Two of the Biggest Myths About Obamacare

It's working better than expected.
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Moscow Is Currently Under Attack From Mysterious Hellish Fog

But the government claims it's safe?