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Nov. 19, 2014

The Internet Has a Perfect Response to the Barbie Programming Book Sexism

The Internet is a beautiful place.
Nov. 19, 2014

The Rehtaeh Parsons Verdict Just Set a Horrible Precedent for Rape Victims Everywhere

It's a slap on the face for rape victims, and proof we still have so much work to do.
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Nov. 19, 2014

President Obama Is About to Make History by Bringing Millions of People Out of the Shadows

After months of debate and delay, the time has come.
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Nov. 19, 2014

No, Your Almond Milk Obsession Is Not Killing All the Bees

The animals are being affected — but not exactly how we think.
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Nov. 19, 2014

What Working Long Hours Actually Does to Your Body

Science has bad news for people who work long hours.
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Nov. 19, 2014

9 Chilling Photos From This Week’s Deadly New York Snowstorm

And the deluge isn’t even over yet.
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Nov. 19, 2014

This Barbie Doll Alternative Will Revolutionize How Girls Think About Their Bodies

Finally, a doll for everyone tired of Barbie’s sexist drivel.
Nov. 19, 2014

Does Anonymous Do More Harm Than Good?

A look at the hacktivist network's glorious victories and utter defeats.
Nov. 19, 2014

8 Stunning Works of Art That Are Here to Change the World

Art is a powerful way to communicate the change we need.
Nov. 19, 2014

That Crazy Viral Breakup Text Actually Reveals a Sad Reality of Modern Dating

The texts were absurd and insulting, so why can so many of us relate?
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Nov. 19, 2014

Everything Wrong With How We Talk About College Rape, in 9 Awful Quotes

It’s clear too many college officials still haven’t gotten the message.
Nov. 19, 2014

The Only Female Artist on a Major Record Label Just Released This Incredible Song

This 24-year-old is a totally fresh sound in the industry.
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Nov. 19, 2014

This Men's Team Came Up With a Rousing Way to Fight Homophobia

These athletes are exposing the naked truth about homophobia, and it's NSFW
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Nov. 19, 2014

What Don Lemon Asked an Alleged Cosby Rape Victim Is Everything Wrong with Rape Culture

A master class in how not to talk to a victim of sexual assault.
Nov. 19, 2014

Scientists Discovered Something Amazing About Musicians’ Brains

Yet another reason to play an instrument.
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Nov. 19, 2014

12 Photos Reveal the Insane Things People Try to Bring Onto Airplanes

These could have been on a plane with you.
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Nov. 19, 2014
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Nov. 19, 2014

One CrossFit Class Is All You Need to Prove the Haters Wrong

CrossFit's critics need to take a big step back.
Nov. 19, 2014

The NBA's First Openly Gay Player Is Leaving the League With a Powerful Message

Proof that an athlete's sexuality is so much more than a distraction.
Nov. 19, 2014

To Understand What's Really Happening in Ferguson, Follow the Gun Sales

How one industry is turning panic into profit.
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Nov. 19, 2014

Want to Be Successful? Don’t Go to Grad School

Two simple charts show you exactly why.
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Nov. 19, 2014

New Study Reveals Something Disturbing About How Cops Treat Rape Victims

This is victim blaming at its worst.
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Nov. 19, 2014

One Graphic Reveals How Texting Is Ruining Your Body

Bad news for those of us with smartphone obsessions.
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Nov. 19, 2014

Another Airline Is About to Make Flying That Much Worse

Are you sitting down for this?
Nov. 19, 2014

One Ignorant Ferguson Billboard Completely Misses the Point of the Protests

It seems that the more things change, the more they stay the same.
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Nov. 19, 2014

Pass the Mic at 92Y: Watch the Livestream Tonight (12/10) at 8:15!

Mic's Elizabeth Plank will sit down with MSNBC's Joy Reid, Daily Show co-founder Lizz Winstead, and bestselling author Janet Mock!
Nov. 19, 2014

Wu-Tang Clan's Brand New Song Proves They're Still One of the Best in the Game

The Clan’s new release, “Necklace” shows proves Wu-Tang is as excellent as ever.
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Nov. 19, 2014

People Are Desperate to Buy One of Hitler's Paintings

Before becoming history's most evil man, the Führer was a prolific painter.
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Nov. 19, 2014

This Catholic School Doesn't Seem to Understand What 'Religious Freedom' Means

A lawsuit demonstrates the potential for backwards religious discrimination.
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Nov. 19, 2014

Most Americans Will Be in the Same Place on Black Friday

Turns out Black Friday is more hype than holiday.