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31 Women Show Us the Right Way to Respond to Common Excuses for Rape

97% of rapists will never spend a day in jail. These women are changing that.
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What the Ingredients in Coca-Cola and Pepsi Actually Do to Your Body

The science shows it's far worse than we thought.

ABC's New Sitcom Wants to Challenge One of TV's Biggest Stereotypes

This new show wants to change network television's idea of 'diversity.'
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There's a Drug That Kills Someone Every 10 Seconds Worldwide — And It's Perfectly Legal

And meanwhile, the death toll for marijuana still stands at zero.

The Feminist Version of American History You Never Hear About In School

Strong women have been a powerful force in American history. These are their stories.

Scientists Have Discovered a Way For You to Take Total Control of Your Dreams

This is like something out of 'Inception'.

The Ice Cream Truck Jingle Is Based Off One of the Most Racist Songs Ever

The song that every American child knows by heart has a disturbing past.
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To Understand Boko Haram, The West Must Look More Closely At Itself Than At Nigeria

There's a very different side to what's happening in Nigeria that no one is talking about.

The Strange Inside Story of How Epic Records Resurrected Michael Jackson

The iconic legend is still releasing albums, years after his death.
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This Video Sounds Ridiculous, But It's Very Serious and Could Transform Our Future

We now have the ability to do something you probably never thought was even possible.
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The World's Most Humble President Just Stopped by the White House to Lecture Barack Obama

He's the liberal president Obama always wished he could have been.
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The Worst Case Scenario in Climate Change Is Now Happening

It was fun to pretend climate change wasn't a problem, wasn't it?
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More Absolutely Shocking Photos of Football Players Publicly Kissing Their Partners

Michael Sam wasn't the first, apparently.
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Why Do All of These Books About Africa Have the Same Cover?

The reason for this similarity is simple – and maddening.

What To Tell Anyone Who Thinks EDM Isn't Real Music

There's way more that goes into it than button-pushing.

This 3-D Printing Pen Will Change How You Write Forever

Now you can watch your notebook doodles come to life.

The Most Anticipated Video Game of the Year Has Failed Female Gamers

It's time the video game industry realized that gamers aren't just straight white men.
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10 Brief Thoughts on Donald Sterling's Truly Insane CNN Interview

It's impossible to tell what the most disastrous part of this interview was.
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64 Countries Have Taken the Bold Stand Against Monsanto the U.S. Won't

Time for America would follow suit.
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The 500-Year Old Christopher Columbus Mystery Has Likely Been Solved

This is being heralded as one of the most significant underwater discoveries in history.
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Things in Ukraine Just Took a Wild Turn for the Worse

This is starting to sound very familiar.

The Inside Story of the Birth of the NSA's Electronic Surveillance Program

More than 60 whistleblowers and intelligence officials tell the story of how America's national security state came to be.