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Obama Just Said What We Were All Thinking About Mass Shootings

This is the most direct he's ever been on gun control.

NASA Has Designed a Futuristic Warp Drive Ship Right Out of 'Star Trek'

A spacecraft with a functioning warp drive could potentially travel to nearby stars in a matter of weeks.
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One Map Shows How Devastating U.S. Gun Violence Is Compared to the World

This really puts America's gun violence epidemic in perspective.
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The 10 Most and 10 Least Corrupt States in America

Government corruption is costing you money.

Everything You Thought About People Who Say "Like" All the Time Is Wrong

New research suggests Elle Woods might have been on to something.

17 Instagrams That May Show the Fabulous Life of Mexico's Newest Top Drug Kingpin

And she looks exactly like Kim Kardashian.
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Republicans Just Killed Our Chance to Finally Fix America's Student Debt Problem

Don't expect to see your student loan rates go down anytime soon.
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'Seventeen' Magazine Then-and-Now Proves How Ridiculous Native Reappropriation Has Become

"There is no such thing as a 'Native American' culture."

Thanks to 3 Miracle Plants, You Can Now Grow Fresh Air in Your Own Home

They're already being used to transform the most polluted city in the world.
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J.K. Rowling Just Made a Big Splash in the World of Muggle Politics

The famed author of the Harry Potter series jumps into a thorny political issues in the U.K.
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California Just Took a Major Step to Fix One of America's Most Racist Mistakes

It's time to come to terms with a dark part of our nation's history.

The 11 Best Albums of 2014 (So Far) That You Haven't Listened To Yet

It's been a huge year for music.
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Here's How College Students Rated the Two Professors Battling For Eric Cantor's Seat

Republican David Brat and Democrats Jack Trammell both teach at the same college.

How Women Got Facebook to Tackle Their Nipple Problem

Facebook just made a big change that benefits women's freedom of expression.
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The Seedy Truth Behind How Walmart and Costco Bring You Fresh Produce

You may want to rethink where you get your shrimp and prawns.
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The DEA is Taking the War on Drugs to a Totally Undeserving Target

This is what happens when federal marijuana law runs up against state legalization.

Italy's First Gay-Friendly Ad Is the Perfect Rebuttal to Homophobic Stereotypes

This is what coming out should look like.
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Soccer's Global Dominance of Sports, in 3 Simple Charts

Here's how soccer conquered the world.
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The Jump in Reported Sex Crimes on College Campuses Doesn't Mean What You Think

There's a silver lining to a disturbing new report from the Department of Education.

A Popular Musician Is the Unlikely Savior of One of Dance's Most Famous Companies

Ballet isn't dying, it's being reborn
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Even Al-Qaida Thinks What Just Happened in Iraq Is Bad News

There's an increasingly violent and powerful force building in the region.
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Obama Is Going Against the World to Fight Climate Change

This is going to be another uphill battle.
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12 World Cup Players You Probably Haven't Heard Of — But Should Definitely Know

Here are a dozen young players who could be household names after the World Cup.
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The Latest Insurgency in Iraq Proves America's War on Terror Is a Total Failure

The country's woes have everything to do with the "Operation Iraqi Freedom."

One of Egypt's Top Activists Is Paying a Steep Price for Speaking Out Against the State

He's been a target of the Egyptian state, from Mubarak to Morsi to Sisi, and now he faces a 15-year prison sentence.