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April 21, 2014

Emma Stone Interrupts "Spider-Man" Interview to Call Out Her Boyfriend's Everyday Sexism

This is how every conversation about sexism should go.
April 21, 2014

What Happens to Your Brain on Sugar, Explained by Science

It's time food corporations own up to what they're really feeding America.
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April 21, 2014

How the U.S. Might Look if We Recognized Our Native American Roots

You won't find this map in your U.S. history textbook.
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April 21, 2014

The Most LGBT-Friendly Country in the World Has Been Declared

A new poll on global morality has named the world's most LGBT-inclusive country.
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April 21, 2014

How a Promising Ivy League Student Ended Up a Heroin Addict and Convicted Felon

Before she was busted for carrying over $50,000 of heroin, Keri Blakinger was a talented Cornell student with a quiet suburban upbringing.
April 21, 2014

Clothing Company Pulls a Robin Thicke, Serves Up the New Most Sexist Ad on the Internet

Nothing like a suit with a side of misogyny.
April 21, 2014

Then-and-Now Photos of Mecca Show What's Happening to Islam's Most Sacred Site

Anyone who saw Mecca before the 90s is in for a terrible surprise today.
April 21, 2014

How to Write a Killer Résumé, According to a Senior Google Exec

Here's what they're really looking for on the other side of the table.
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April 21, 2014

Here's How Dangerous the Koch Brothers Really Are, By the Numbers

A look at how much they're spending to influence American politics shows why we urgently need campaign finance reform.
April 21, 2014

The 10 Most Frequently Banned Books and Why You Should Read Them

There's nothing harmful about any of these reads.
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April 21, 2014

These Images Highlight McDonald's Dangerous Relationship With Black America

The corporation has profited big time off black consumers, but at what cost?
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April 21, 2014

22-Year-Old Hero Died While Saving Passengers on the Sinking South Korean Ferry

Even as the water filled up to her chest, she was passing out life jackets.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Sum Up Exactly Why There Are So Few Black Scientists

"I wanted to become something that was outside of the paradigms of expectation of the people in power."
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Artist Re-imagines Superheros as Pin-Ups in Gender-Bending Comic Swap

Why Batman, what great legs you have.
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April 21, 2014

The Price of Your Next Beer Is About to Go Way Up

All because of a problem that may not even exist.
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April 21, 2014

Top Economist Sizes Up Income Inequality in America, Has a Dire Prediction for Our Future

The U.S. economy is undergoing a change we haven't seen in over 80 years.
April 21, 2014

9 Rock Bands That Show What It Really Means to Be a Brother

There's a reason these are some of the greatest rock bands ever.
April 21, 2014

If There's Actually Alien Life Out There, This Might Just Be the Telescope to Find It

This could transform what we know about space.
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April 21, 2014

Spain's "Robin Hood" Duped the Banks to Make a Big Point About Capitalism

The country's economy is in shambles, and activist Enric Duran thinks that capitalism is to blame.
April 21, 2014

Why Do We Mock Aspiring Musicians and Revere Entrepreneurs?

Being a musician is about more than making music.