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June 20, 2014

Science Shows How Piano Players' Brains Are Actually Different From Everybody Elses'

They can do something the rest of us can't.
June 20, 2014

Science Reveals What Sitting All Day at Work Actually Does to Your Body

What exactly happens to your body when you park yourself in a chair for nearly eight hours per day?
June 20, 2014

The Story Behind Why This Prisoner's Mugshot Went Viral on Facebook

Sure, he was arrested on felony gun charges. But just look at him!
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June 20, 2014

There's a Huge Crackdown Happening in the West Bank – and No One Is Talking About It

After the disappearance of three teenagers, the biggest military operation since the 2nd Intifada is unfolding in the West Bank.
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June 20, 2014

You'll Be Shocked At How Much Time Young People Spend Reading Each Day

And how much time they spend on everything else.
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This Video of a Cop Executing a Handcuffed Man Is Police Brutality at Its Worst

The way the incident is being handled sets a dangerous precedent.
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June 20, 2014

The Real Problem With Sexting Is Surprisingly Old-Fashioned

New technology, same old problems.
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June 20, 2014

Pope Francis Has Taken a Firm Side in the Marijuana Legalization Debate

"With evil there can be no yielding or compromise."
June 20, 2014

9 Meryl Streep Roles That Changed the Course of Hollywood

She changed all the rules for women in the business.
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June 20, 2014

A Small City in Belgium Is Helping the Mentally Ill in a Way the U.S. Needs to See

To tackle its mental health problems, the U.S. should think outside of the box.
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June 20, 2014

Two East Coast States Just Took a Huge Step Forward With Medical Marijuana

It's been a good week for medical marijuana activists.
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June 20, 2014

A Silent Protest Has Been Sweeping College Graduations Across America

This has become the final act of dissent of outgoing seniors and students.
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June 20, 2014

This Is What the Bike Lane of the Future Will Look Like — And It'll Save a Lot of Bikers

Cars would no longer have the opportunity to nail cyclists.
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June 20, 2014

The Case For Free College Tuition

The youngest member of the New York State Legislature lays out the benefits of doing away with student debt.
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June 20, 2014

Jon Stewart's Takedown of Texas Homophobia Deserves a Standing Ovation

Alcoholism is comparable to homosexuality? Really?
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June 20, 2014

Here's Where All 32 World Cup Teams Are Staying and How They Rate on TripAdvisor

How do the World Cup base camps stack up?
June 20, 2014

7 Moments That Make 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' a Powerful Feminist Movie

This is more than your average kid-flick.
June 20, 2014

This Ingenious New Solar Panel Could Revolutionize the Future Of Renewable Energy

Could this make solar power more viable?
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June 20, 2014

This Church Just Did What No One Else Would for the LGBT Community

It's a civil rights game-changer.
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June 20, 2014

At One of America's Top Universities, Sexual Assault Perpetrators Graduate and Victims Drop Out

No one should have to see their victimizers walking free around campus.
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Stephen Colbert Has the Perfect Way to Get Minorities to Vote Republican

It's amazing no one thought of this earlier.
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June 20, 2014

Two of the Most Unlikely Politicians Just Joined Forces in Favor of Medical Marijuana

Both have been outspoken about the need to reform marijuana legislation.
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June 20, 2014

The CIA Wanted to Use This Toy to Fight Osama bin Laden

This puts a twist on "winning hearts and minds."
June 20, 2014

36 Iconic Images That Capture This Year's Bonnaroo in All Its Glory

To tide you over til next year.