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#CrimingWhileWhite Brilliantly Destroys Law Enforcement's Racial Double Standard

A powerful hashtag illustrates just how different the criminal justice system treats white and black Americans.
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The Netherlands Just Did Something to Fight Its Drug Problem That the U.S. Would Never Do

And it's about time we followed their example.
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One Week After Ferguson, the NYPD Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Just Got Off Scot-Free

Once again, a cop gets away with killing a black man.

7 Unexpected Reasons Marrying Young Might Be the Best Decision You Ever Made

Getting hitched when you're young has its perks.
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Melissa McCarthy's New Clothing Line Is Doing What All Other Fashion Brands Should

And it could start a fashion revolution.
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Eric Garner's Last Words Were So Much More Than a Final Plea for Air

An entire generation is gasping for air.
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This Is the Latest Bizarre Trend Going Viral With Women

And it's for a very good reason.

Spotify Just Announced the Most Popular Music of 2014, and We Should Be Ashamed

It's clear we have lost our way as a music-listening public.
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7 Mind-Bending Mysteries That Neuroscientists Are on the Verge of Solving

Sponsored by GE | Brain scientists are tackling life's eternal mysteries — and they're making progress.
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What Eric Garner's Death Reveals About America, in 9 Tweets

“The system cannot fail those it was never designed to protect.”

The 8 Worst Mansplainers of 2014

Dudes, we beg of you: keep it to yourself.
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The Definitive Answer to What Sleep Deprivation Is Actually Doing to You

It's scary enough to keep you up at night.
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One Congressman Had the Worst Possible Response to the Eric Garner Decision

It isn't just tone-deaf — it's wrong.

How the "First Date" Has Changed in Every Decade Through History

The idea of a picture-perfect "classic first date" is bullsh*t, historically.

Lana Del Rey May Have Just Earned Herself an Oscar

It's time the Academy gave her the credit she deserves.
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Australia Just Did Something to Fight Misogynistic Video Games That the U.S. Never Would

Young people deserve so much better than this.
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These Are the Most Important People of 2014 — And You've Probably Never Heard Their Names

Proof that you don't have to be on the cover of a magazine to change the world.

Here’s How Anonymous Is Taking Down the Florida City That Thinks Homelessness Is a Crime

The hacktivist group has found its new target.

Young Women's Response to Men's Criticism of Their Appearance Deserves a Standing Ovation

Because the only thing that's ugly is sexism.
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America's Police Killing Problem Is Worse Than You Probably Imagined

Unjustified civilian deaths didn't start with Michael Brown.
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8 Big Reasons Legalized Weed Had the Best Year Ever

Pot is finally going mainstream.
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One Map Reveals the Most Corrupt Nations in the World

No nation is perfect — but some countries are so much better than others.
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One Senator Wants to Release the Entire CIA Torture Report. Here's Why He Should.

Sen. Mark Udall is our last, best hope.
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The 7 Biggest Victories for LGBT Rights in 2014

Let's hope 2015 is even better.
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Intense Photos From Sierra Leone Capture the Ebola Crisis the World Virtually Forgot

Just because the U.S. isn't worried doesn't mean the problem is over.

One Comic Depicts the Greatest Moment Hip-Hop Has Ever Known

And if it had never happened, hip-hop may never have made it outside NYC.

Relive the Best Films of 2014 With This Amazing Supercut

The best of the year in less than 13 minutes.

Mary J. Blige Just Released an Anti-Domestic Abuse Video That Everyone Needs to See

It's a realness largely missing in music today.
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Does Mubarak's Release Mean the Arab Spring Was a Total Failure?

Checking in on the Arab Spring, nearly four years later.

Vincent Van Gogh's Letters to His Brother Contain Life Advice Everyone Should Follow

Wise words from one of the world's most celebrated artists.

Science Reveals Shoppers Have One Big Lesson to Learn From Monkeys

Turns out we've been doing it all wrong.
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One Chart Shows Why There Was Never Going to Be Justice for Eric Garner

Police literally get away with murder more often than not.

Your Next Favorite Zombie Movie Is Only 7 Minutes Long

A quick fix for your "Walking Dead" withdrawal.