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Feb. 3, 2014

The 9 Surprising Countries That Can Out-Drink America

You will never guess who tops the list.
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Feb. 3, 2014

Something Funny Happened to Pornhub Traffic During the Super Bowl ...

Guess where some fans turned as they realized their team was going to lose.
Feb. 3, 2014

Ever Wonder How J.K. Rowling Kept Track of Everything in 'Harry Potter'? Look At This.

In light of the bombshell about Ron and Hermoine, let's look back at Rowling's crazy plot spreadsheet.
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Feb. 3, 2014

Watch: Nancy Pelosi Tries Defending Our Corrupt System, But Jon Stewart Won't Let It Stand

One of America's leading Democrats had a meltdown on The Daily Show, as Jon Stewart exposed the harsh truth about Washington politics.
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Feb. 3, 2014

Jeopardy's New Champion Uses a Controversial Game Theory Strategy to Win Big

Watch Arthur Chu completely game the system. It's amazing.
Feb. 3, 2014
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Feb. 3, 2014

Iceland May Soon See a 2% Unemployment Rate. Here's How They're Doing It.

It's something America wouldn't even think to do.
Feb. 3, 2014

The 10 Defining Roles of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Career

A look back at the late actor's most memorable performances.
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Feb. 3, 2014

America Spends More On Military Than the Other Top 10 Countries Combined

$682 billion. 39% of global military spending. More than the entire GDP of Norway.
Feb. 3, 2014

How Black Women Entrepreneurs Are Finally Breaking Through the Tech Glass Ceiling

African American women are now among the fastest-growing entrepreneurial segments in America.
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Feb. 3, 2014
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Feb. 3, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman Was Quietly Dedicated to Liberal Causes

We all know what an incredible acting talent Hoffman was. But his political views bring further insight into a thoughtful and passionate life.
Feb. 3, 2014

J.K. Rowling Says Hermione Married the Wrong Wizard, This is How Twitter Took the News

Turns out it should've been Harry all along.
Feb. 3, 2014

Why Philip Seymour Hoffman Was an LGBT Hero

The actor put homosexuality front and center by portraying gay characters as being more than just gay.
Feb. 3, 2014

AT&T is Quietly Plotting to Jack Up Your Internet Costs

This is the nightmare scenario net neutrality advocates warned about.
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Feb. 3, 2014

The Absolute Best Super Bowl Ad Was Only Seen in Savannah, Georgia

If ever there was a badass Super Bowl commercial, this is it.
Feb. 3, 2014

Woman Describes Fight With Father, Who's Offering Men Millions to Turn Her Straight

Prominent Hong Kong businesswoman Gigi Chao talks to PolicyMic about her battle for LGBT rights in Hong Kong.
Feb. 3, 2014

The Real Reason Abortion Rates Are At An All-Time Low

Someone needs to give anti-choice legislators a reality check.
Feb. 3, 2014

Coca-Cola's Super Bowl Ad Was a Big Win For LGBT Rights — But the Media Missed the Story

Most outlets jumped on the racist or homophobic reactions to the ad and missed the most important thing.
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Feb. 3, 2014

How Did This Guy Get Past Super Bowl Security? Here's the Stunning Story

The most bizarre moment of the Super Bowl happened after the game ended.
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Feb. 3, 2014

13 Jobs Where Hard Work Can No Longer Buy You the American Dream

Proof that income inequality is a real issue that must be addressed.
Feb. 3, 2014

Bruno Mars Got Upstaged at His Own Super Bowl

He was enjoyable but ultimately forgettable.
Feb. 3, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Raises Important Points About Heroin

Hoffman joins a growing list of celebrities who have died from heroin overdoses, raising issues about addiction.
Feb. 3, 2014

Super Bowl Commercials: These Are the Greatest Songs From This Year's Game

Between U2 and a whole host of rising stars, this was a music lover's game.
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Feb. 3, 2014

India's Gay Rights Fight is Being Held Back By Public Figures Hiding in the Closet

India has a vibrant and diverse LGBT community – but why aren't any major public figures coming out?
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Feb. 3, 2014

This Was the Best Scene Philip Seymour Hoffman Did — Perfectly Suming Up His Legend

This early scene from the young actor was ... wow.
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Feb. 3, 2014
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Feb. 3, 2014

Are Marijuana Snacks Safe to Eat? Here's How Colorado is Figuring That Out.

What, exactly, is a safe THC level in food?
Feb. 3, 2014

Watch Philip Seymour Hoffman's Moving 'Capote' Oscar Acceptance Speech

Hoffman's earnestness and sincerity comes through in an emotional message to his mother.
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Feb. 3, 2014

Joe Namath's Insane Fur Coat Caused A Twitter Uproar. Here's What PETA Said About It.

The animal rights organization was unsurprisingly furious with the former Jets quarterback.
Feb. 3, 2014

6 Times the World Stopped Because of a Super Bowl Halftime Show

From U2 after 9/11 to Nipplegate and the power outage.
Feb. 3, 2014

This Crowdfunded App Was Used by Thousands to Take Down Sexism During the Super Bowl

Now anyone can start their own campaign whether they have 20 or 20,000 followers on Twitter.
Feb. 3, 2014

5 Times We Used Facebook to Fundamentally Change American Politics

These are the most iconic moments in online activism of the last ten years.
Feb. 3, 2014

What Philip Seymour Hoffman Was Working On When He Died

A look at the projects he had in the works.
Feb. 3, 2014

The 8 Movie Trailers Previewed at the Super Bowl, Ranked From Best to Worst

From Aaron Paul to the Muppets, which 2014 movie are you most excited for?
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Feb. 3, 2014

One Small Proposal That Could Have a Big Effect on How Policy Gets Made

A Presidential Youth Council would give every young American a permanent seat at the table.
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Feb. 3, 2014

If You're Commuting on the Moscow Metro, You Will Have Some Unusual Companions

Spoiler alert: they're going to try to steal your food.
Feb. 3, 2014

9 Wild Videos of the Pandemonium in Seattle

There's no riot like a 12th man riot!