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April 9, 2014

NYPD Commissioner-Turned-Felon Has a Message For Us Now That He's Been to Prison

It wasn't until Bernard Kerik was suited up in a prison uniform that he realized how backwards our criminal justice system really is.
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April 9, 2014

The 10 Countries Where Young People Are Happiest

Put on Pharell's "Happy" and pack your bags.
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April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014

7 Countries Giving Transgender People Fundamental Rights the U.S. Still Won't

Time for America to follow suit.
April 9, 2014

What to Do When Confronted by a Lesbian, as Told by a Rare '80s College Cheat Sheet

"Do not run screaming from the room. This is rude. If you must back away, do so slowly and with discretion."
April 9, 2014

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Naked 'Rolling Stone' Cover Is Not a Win for Women in Comedy

There's a glaring double standard for female comedians.
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April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014

Uplifting Ad Shows What Girls Can Do When We Don't Force Them to Be Princesses

Princesses are good, but scientists are better.
April 9, 2014

9 Books You Were Required to Read in High School That Actually Changed Your Life

Once these classics are removed from a 4.0 grading scale, they actually have powerful messages that you probably didn't realize changed your life.
April 9, 2014

The 10 Secret Ingredients Hidden in Every Pixar Movie

Pixar has figured out the secret sauce of storytelling. This is their magic formula.
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April 9, 2014

The American Flag Is Now a Fashion Trend in the Country You'd Least Expect

Now if only the feeling were mutual.
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April 9, 2014

Here's Why Venezuelan Protesters Are Getting Butt Naked on Twitter

Stripping for solidarity.
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April 9, 2014

Maryland Just Became One of the Most Progressive States in the Union

Martin O'Malley is ready to sign three important new bills into law.
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April 9, 2014

Scientists Prove What We All Secretly Think About the People Who Swear by Alternative Medicine

This will blow the whole idea of homeopathy wide open.
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April 9, 2014

Why Lupita Nyong'o's Lancôme Deal Is a Victory for Women of Color

The cosmetics industry needs Lupita now more than ever.
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April 9, 2014

This 3-Minute Video Reveals the Surprising Link Between Hip-Hop and Better Schools

This will make you wish you could go back to high school.
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April 9, 2014

Getting Into Elite Colleges Is Harder Than Ever

One of the most stressful parts of a highschooler's life isn't getting any easier.
April 9, 2014

Scientists Find Poverty Literally Makes Children Sicker

A new study's striking conclusions could radically transform the way we think about welfare.
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April 9, 2014

This Utterly Fierce Sign Language Rap Battle Will Have You Cheering Out Loud

These ASL-trained interpreters give amazing new life to Wiz Khalifa's classic lyrics.
April 9, 2014

Why Toughing Out Your Teenage Piano Lessons Was Actually Worth It

Research shows music has a powerful impact on all kinds of other areas in life.
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April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014

An 'Orange is the New Black' Star is Supposedly Talking Scientific Nonsense - Here's the Real Story

She's narrating a documentary backed by a Holocaust disbeliever that argues the sun rotates around the Earth.
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April 9, 2014

12 Portraits of Heroic Rwandans Who Stood Up to Their Country's Genocide

While the rest of the world stood by, these are the people who were brave enough to stand up.
April 9, 2014

8 Inspiring Animated Films Showcase an Unseen Side of These Musical Legends

Life lessons from the likes of Tupac and Johnny Cash.
April 9, 2014

An Astronaut Just Instagrammed This From Outer Space

A new king of Instagram is born.