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March 16, 2014

Mathematicians Have Determined Your Odds of Picking the Perfect NCAA Bracket

Want to win Warren Buffet’s $1 billion March Madness challenge? Well consider this: You're 500 times more likely to win the lottery than to pick a perfect NCAA bracket.
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March 16, 2014

46 Countries Ranked Above America on This Map of Press Freedom Around the World

That puts us below Papua New Guinea and Romania, and just above Haiti and Niger.
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March 16, 2014

Jimmy Kimmel Asks SXSW Hipsters About Their Favorite Bands. There's Just One Problem.

Sometimes being "in the know" means knowing about things that simply don't exist!
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March 16, 2014

The Creator Of Westboro Baptist Used to Be a Die-Hard Civil Rights Fighter — What Happened?

Fred Phelps, founder of the notorious anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, is reportedly on his death bed. He also used to be a brave civil rights activist - and 20-somethings can learn from that.
March 16, 2014

Anti-Vaccine Truthers Are Pushing a Deadly Agenda on America

And we're already seeing scary results.
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March 16, 2014
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March 17, 2014

Eating Meat Won't Kill You, Despite What Some Scientists Say

A new study has linked how much meat people eat and their risk of dying from all causes, especially cancer. But there are some holes in the research.
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March 16, 2014

Anti-Gay Extremist and Westboro Baptist Church Founder Fred Phelps Is Nearing Death

The radical founder of the "God Hates Fags" movement may be on his deathbed, according to reports.
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March 16, 2014

King James Is Obama's Newest Weapon to Get Young People Signed Up for Obamacare

That's right, Lebron James has filmed a 30-second spot for the ACA that will air on ESPN, ABC, TNT and NBA TV during NBA games.
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March 16, 2014

Plane Travel Is the Safest it Has Ever Been — Check This Chart

You have a 1-in-11 million chance of dying in an airplane crash.
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March 16, 2014

93% Of People in Crimea Just Voted to Break Away From Ukraine

Under the watch of armed Russian guards, Crimeans could only vote for two options: join Russia, or gain autonomy from Ukraine.
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March 16, 2014

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