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Haunting Video Shows What Syria's Civil War Would Look Like in the West

You've never seen a second a day video like this before.
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The City You'd Least Expect Has Just Decriminalized Marijuana

This could be big for the rest of the country.
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Gays in Lebanon Just Snagged a Major Victory

A win for LGBT rights in the entire region.

These 6 Artist Websites Are More Beautiful Than Any Exhibit

Welcome to the most beautiful places on the Internet.

Awesome Response Female Pilot Gave to Horribly Sexist Passenger

This is 2014, buddy, there's no such thing as "men's work" anymore.
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You'd Have to Work Every Waking Hour to Afford a 2-Bedroom at Minimum Wage in Some States

Most Americans agree that we need a higher minimum wage. This map helps prove that.
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This Chart Predicts Life Expectancy Based on Where You Were Born

The United States doesn't rank particularly well on the list.
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These Hollywood Movie Poster Knock-Offs From West Africa Are Worth $3,000

These have to be seen to be believed.

Kids Are Buying Guns Off of Facebook

Everything from handguns to rifles.

Dear Microsoft, Women Use Computers for Things Other Than Wedding Planning

The new tablet ad is both sexist and stupid.
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This Anchor on Russia's News Channel Just Quit on Air in Protest Over Ukraine

"I'm proud to be an American and believe in disseminating the truth, and that is why, after this newscast, I am resigning."

In One Perfect Quote, Kentucky's Attorney General Sums Up Why He Supports Gay Marriage

When asked why he decided to go against the grain in Kentucky, this is what he said.
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Swiss LSD Study Yields Incredible Results for Terminally Ill Patients

Switzerland's progressive drug policies win again.

This Ukrainian Pop Star Became a Hero — And Michelle Obama Awarded Her for Her Courage

How did a Eurovision singer become an iconic figure?
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5 Viral Images Perfectly Sum Up the Situation Ukraine Now Faces

Closed in. Surrounded. Waiting for the storm to come.

Why Raising the Minimum Wage Is a Major Women’s Rights Issue

Low-wage workers are our mothers, sisters and wives!
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Hostels Are Sprouting Up in the West Bank, Showing a Side of Palestine Few Americans See

"We want to show all the faces of Palestine."

Watch Marriage Equality Engulf the U.S. in This Powerful Map

The tide is turning, America. Now what's next?
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Climate Change Could Take Away Your Favorite Foods — And Much More

There are plenty of good reasons to act on our stomachs when it comes to climate change.
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