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What Beats by Dre Are Actually Doing to Your Ears

There's an epidemic we aren't talking about.
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Guys Who Can't Grow Beards: Your Time Has Come

A love letter to my clean-shaven brethren.

17 Amazing Theater Cities That Aren't London or New York

There are Tony-worthy performances all over the globe.

The 8 Biggest Lies About Abortion, Debunked by the Year's Most Important Rom-Com

Finally, a movie that shows abortion for what it really is.
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One Chart Shows if You Chose the Right Major in College

Are you in one of the best fields to find a job right out of college?
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The Most Common Religion in Your State, Besides Christianity

What's going on in the American South?

Here's Exactly What Coffee is Doing to Your Brain

These are the real consequences of your caffeine addiction.

This Literary Journal Just Welcomed the CIA to Twitter in the Best Possible Way

While the rest of the media world fawned, one of America's premier literary magazines rolled up its sleeves.

Why Tupac Is Still the Most Important Rapper of Our Generation

The deceased wordsmith was more than just a hip-hop star.
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What the Beaches of Normandy Look Like, Then and Now

Incredible photos capture the battlefield that was, and the beach that is, on the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Stephen Colbert Perfectly Explains Why We Should All Boycott Amazon

Colbert Nation is coming for the world's largest online retailer.
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Science Shows People Who Are Bilingual Have a Leg Up on the Rest of Us

An incredible new finding shows studying languages has more benefits than you even thought.

7 Ways 'The Fault in Our Stars' Shatters Teen Movie Stereotypes

The much-anticipated love story is full of suprisingly progressive wisdom about life, love and family.
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11 Problems Brazil Doesn't Want the World to See Before the World Cup

The soccer tournament is only days away, but the headaches have been long-running.
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A Death Row Inmate Is Taking a Bold Step to Raise the Curtain on Lethal Injection

One convict wants to make his last moment count.

In Defense of Reading Young Adult Literature As a Grown-Up

You should never feel embarrassed for reading what you love.
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The Simple Secret Behind How Netflix Engineers Your Favorite Shows

They're doing something neither HBO, Hulu nor traditional TV providers have done before.
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Stanford Rape Victim's Powerful Message Is a Wake Up Call For Colleges Everywhere

"Stanford did not expel the man who raped me."
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There's an Unprecedented Crisis at the Border, Killing Those Who Need Help Most

President Obama declared an "urgent humanitarian situation" - but that may not be enough to help.

Here's Who Owned the @CIA Twitter Handle Before the CIA Did

America's top spy agency just made a splash with a punchy first tweet.
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Netflix Is Now Being Threatened With a Lawsuit Because of This Image

This is what a "mob shakedown" looks like on the Internet.
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What We're Getting Wrong About the Sudan's Infamous Apostasy Case

The case of Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian woman facing apostasy charges in Sudan, has sparked outrage around the world.
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These Powerful Videos Show the Possibilities for Life After 'Orange is the New Black'

Forceful testimonials will make you believe in criminal rehabilitation.
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Mic Check – D-Day, How the Taliban Got Its Groove Back, and Young Adult Literature

Your guide to the most important news and ideas for June 6, 2014.
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History Shows Triple Crown Won't Save Horse Racing For More Than One Day

Even if California Chrome wins the first Triple Crown in 36 years, the effect on horse racing's popularity won't last.
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For These Small Teams, Playing at the World Cup Isn't Just About Soccer

Genocide survivors, minorities and stateless peoples come together at a World Cup for teams not recognized by FIFA.