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March 18, 2014

NASA Study Concludes When Civilization Will End, And It's Not Looking Good for Us

According to a new study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, we only have a few decades left before everything we know and hold dear collapses.
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March 18, 2014

When Is It Okay to Say "Retard"? Check This Chart

Did something not go your way?
March 18, 2014

How This Became the Surprising Protest Song of Our Generation

Something strange is happening to this song.
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March 18, 2014

What It's Like Working as a Budtender, the Hottest Job in Colorado Right Now

It's much more than weighing ganja all day.
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March 18, 2014

The Simplest, Most Plausible Explanation Yet of What Happened to Flight 370

A former pilot gives a detailed account of what likely transpired.
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March 18, 2014
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March 18, 2014

This Is What the Taliban Said About the Missing Malaysia 777 When Asked if They Helped Hijack It

Investigators are determining if the lost plane could have flown to Pakistan or Afghanistan, and is now being held hostage.
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March 18, 2014

Watch As the Scientist Who Predicted Big Bang Theory Learns His Research Was Correct

The scientist's reactions are absolutely priceless.
March 18, 2014

The Science Behind Why We Love Wes Anderson Movies

And why bees might, too.
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March 18, 2014

3 Diseases That Have Suddenly Made a Comeback, Thanks to Anti-Vaccine Truthers

These diseases were almost completely preventable in the U.S.
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March 18, 2014

7 Startling Facts That College Graduates Know All Too Well

And what we're going to do about it.
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March 18, 2014

One Chart Shows How Fast the Tide Has Turned in America to Legalize Marijuana

This is happening, and it's happening fast.
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March 18, 2014

This Is the World's Fanciest McDonald's

Where in the world can you get a colonial ceiling with your fries?
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March 18, 2014

Oxford's New Student Diversity Campaign Has One Glaring Problem

Of the 3,200 available enrollment slots for Oxford in 2011, guess how many went to black students.
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March 18, 2014

Watch What Happens When Black Students Confront the Cop Who Pulled Them Over

"Your job is to protect and serve."
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March 18, 2014

Over the Last 43 Years, Here's How Much Pollution We've Put Into the Air

Each of these dark "puffs" equals 300 million tons of CO2.
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March 18, 2014

Scientists Have Revived a 1,600-Year Old Organism That Was Frozen Beneath Antarctica

This totally challenges our notions of "living and dead."
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March 18, 2014

If You Had $1 Million, Here's What Size House You Could Buy in 39 U.S. Cities

That money doesn't go a very long way in some cities.
March 18, 2014

This Perfectly Sums Up How Racist America's War on Drugs Has Been

If you're black, you're almost four times as likely to be arrested for marijuana possession.
March 18, 2014

10 New Contemporary Artists Challenging Everything We Knew About Art

The art world is paying attention. Are you?
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March 18, 2014

Australia Is Cracking Down on Vaccine Truthers, and America Should Too

82% of America's measles cases last year occurred in unvaccinated people.
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March 18, 2014

Why Women Are Celebrating the Addition of "Cunty" to the Oxford English Dictionary

It's time to reclaim the c-word, ladies.
March 18, 2014

New Study Proves What Other Countries Have Known All Along About Trans Soldiers

All persons should have the right to fight and die for their country — if they want.
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March 18, 2014

3 Things You Need to Know About the Rapidly Escalating Situation in Ukraine

Russia and Ukraine may have just started a shooting war.
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March 18, 2014

11 Quirky Things You Never Knew About America's Presidents

Like, why Abe Lincoln decided to grow a beard.
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March 18, 2014

These Media-Spread Rumors About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Are Getting Out of Hand

And it's distracting from what matters: actually finding the plane.
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March 18, 2014

This Comedian Hilariously and Powerfully Destroys Stigmas About the 'Disabled'

Maysoon Zayid's got 99 problems, and palsy is just one of them.
March 18, 2014

The Problem With America's Children's Books, in One Chart

Of 3,200 children's books published last year, a pathetic 93 featured black characters.
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March 18, 2014

This Is the Moment a 107-Year-Old Syrian Refugee Is Finally Reunited With Her Family

She traveled a dangerous route, even for refugees much younger than herself.
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March 18, 2014

There's an Easy Way for Big Banks to Keep Their 20-Something Talent

Money really isn't everything — especially for this generation.
March 18, 2014

14 Lessons Obama Is Missing From His Favorite iTunes Playlist

Let Al Green and Willow Smith talk you through this one, Barack.