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

The Internet is a beautiful place.

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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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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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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What Working Long Hours Actually Does to Your Body

Science has bad news for people who work long hours.
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9 Chilling Photos From This Week’s Deadly New York Snowstorm

And the deluge isn’t even over yet.
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This Barbie Doll Alternative Will Revolutionize How Girls Think About Their Bodies

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

Does Anonymous Do More Harm Than Good?

A look at the hacktivist network's glorious victories and utter defeats.

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

Art is a powerful way to communicate the change we need.

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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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.

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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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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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.

Scientists Discovered Something Amazing About Musicians’ Brains

Yet another reason to play an instrument.
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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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One CrossFit Class Is All You Need to Prove the Haters Wrong

CrossFit's critics need to take a big step back.

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.

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

How one industry is turning panic into profit.
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Want to Be Successful? Don’t Go to Grad School

Two simple charts show you exactly why.
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New Study Reveals Something Disturbing About How Cops Treat Rape Victims

This is victim blaming at its worst.
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One Graphic Reveals How Texting Is Ruining Your Body

Bad news for those of us with smartphone obsessions.
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Another Airline Is About to Make Flying That Much Worse

Are you sitting down for this?

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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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!

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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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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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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Most Americans Will Be in the Same Place on Black Friday

Turns out Black Friday is more hype than holiday.