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Feb. 24, 2014

11 Badass Asian Musicians Who Are Shattering Stereotypes

We're not all classical pianists.
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Feb. 24, 2014

The Pentagon Just Announced Something No Millennial Has Ever Experienced

Millennials have grown up seeing our government construct increasingly flimsy excuses to justify its long-standing military establishment. This is a huge change of pace.
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Feb. 24, 2014

In Amazing Feat of Science, Surgeons Save Child's Life by 3-D Printing a New Heart

The future of medicine was just demonstrated at the University of Louisville. Here's how they did it.
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Feb. 24, 2014

I'm Coming Out to My Parents in This Post. Thanks, Ellen Page.

My name is Meredith Bennett-Smith, I'm 26 years old, the new Identities editor here at PolicyMic and today I've decided to tell the world I'm gay.
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Feb. 24, 2014

The Most Miserable States in America All Have One Important Thing In Common

And, oddly, these states aren't that far away from the happiest states in the USA.
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Feb. 24, 2014

Europe May Have Hit on the Boldest Solution to Homelessness Yet

If they actually have the guts to do this, America should take notes.
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Feb. 24, 2014

A Handy Guide to What the Hell Just Happened in Ukraine

You've seen the shocking photos. This is the whole story.
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Feb. 24, 2014

"You Don't Deserve Our Dollars:" George Takei's Scathing Open Letter to Arizona

Outraged celebrity activist has called for a boycott of the Grand Canyon State if the proposed anti-gay bill becomes law.
Feb. 24, 2014

How Meryl Streep Became the True Mother of Hollywood Feminism

The woman who gets thanked more often than God in Oscar acceptance speeches has changed the way we view women on screen.
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Feb. 24, 2014

44 School Shootings and 28 Deaths Since Sandy Hook — America Is Failing Miserably on Guns

The man who sold the pistol to the Lanzas opens up on gun control.
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Feb. 24, 2014

Behind the 2014 Winter Olympics Was a Major Russian Mafia Turf War

Forget the medal count, organized crime took home the gold.
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Feb. 24, 2014

This Sobering Map Shows How Many Slaves Are in Each Country

There are approximately 14 million enslaved people in India alone.
Feb. 24, 2014
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Feb. 24, 2014

All of Frank Underwood's Best, Most Evil Advice From 'House of Cards'

"Never slap a man while he's chewing tobacco."
Feb. 24, 2014

What These Haunting Viral Images of an Abandoned Food Court Really Mean for America

They tell a much deeper story about class in America.
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Feb. 24, 2014

Something Amazing Would Happen to America if We Passed Immigration Reform

No, foreign tech workers aren't "stealing" American jobs. They're making the workforce stronger.
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Feb. 24, 2014

These 3 Videos Perfectly Show the Downfall of Piers Morgan Live

"I'm baffled as to why you think I'm being rude, I think I'm being rather charming and respectful."
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Feb. 24, 2014

A Stunning Map Shows All the Lenin Statues That've Been Toppled in Ukraine

Anti-Russian sentiment is running high in Ukraine.
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Feb. 24, 2014

Banana Republic Thinks Outside the Box With Inspiring Pro-Equality Ad Campaign

The apparel retailer includes a real-life gay couple in its latest spreads. More of this, please.
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Feb. 24, 2014
Feb. 24, 2014

9 Deliciously Twisted Books Every 'House of Cards' Fan Should Read

Political corruption, backstabbing and blackmailing to hold you over 'til season 3.
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Feb. 24, 2014

7 Biggest Mistakes 20-Somethings Make When Starting Their Careers

Mistakes that can affect the long-term.
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Feb. 24, 2014

If California Were Really 6 States, the Last 4 Elections Would Have Looked Much Different

A billionaire wants California to become Silicon Valley, West California, Central California, North California, South California and Jefferson. What would that mean for elections?
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Feb. 24, 2014

The Oldest Holocaust Survivor Showed Us Just How Beautiful Life Is

"Life is beautiful, love is beautiful, nature and music are beautiful."
Feb. 24, 2014

There Was a Major Step Forward for Women and Tech at Berkeley

A growing trend of women asserting themselves in a field largely dominated by men.
Feb. 24, 2014

11 Most Outrageous Things We Learned From Alec Baldwin's Epic Rant in 'New York Magazine'

"I loathe and despise the media in a way I did not think possible."
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Feb. 24, 2014

Vital Startup Lingo for Brand-New Entrepreneurs

The only cheat sheet you need to get started off on the right foot. 
Feb. 24, 2014

These 6 Charts Prove Publishing Has a Long Way to Go Towards Gender Equality

The 2013 VIDA Count is a rallying cry for anyone who cares about diversity in publishing.
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Feb. 24, 2014

Watch How Fox News Really Talks About Black America

This is what happens with a predominately white media.
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Feb. 24, 2014
Feb. 24, 2014

8 Times 'Looking' Finally Did Gay Dating Justice on TV

The most realistic take on sex and dating yet — from Grindr to the inevitable "Top or bottom?" convo.
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Feb. 24, 2014

George Zimmerman Just Tweeted This to Piers Morgan

He was weighing in to say it's a victory for gun rights.
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Feb. 24, 2014

NBC Edited Out a Third of the Closing Ceremonies

Here's what you didn't see.
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Feb. 24, 2014

A Republican Lobbyist Wants to Ban Gay Players From the NFL

And he says six members of the Congress already support him.
Feb. 24, 2014

Penn State Students Just Raised a Record $13.3 Million With an Epic Dance Marathon

The proceeds are donated to pediatric cancer research.
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Feb. 24, 2014