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Here's the Lawless Hellscape Colorado Has Become Six Months After Legalizing Weed

Here's how marijuana legalization is playing out in the Centennial State.

Albert Einstein's Reply to a Female Fan's Confession Should Be in Every Science Textbook

"I hope you will not think any the less of me for being a girl!"
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The Country That Smokes the Most Marijuana Is Not the One You'd Expect

It's not the United States, Jamaica or the Netherlands.

Why 60,000 People Are Trying to Ban This 19-Year-Old Cheerleader From Facebook

She's posting animal photos, but not the kind you're expecting.
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A Startling New Campaign Is Using Disney Princesses to Tackle a Serious Problem

Creator of this provocative PSA is raising awareness, as well as controversy.
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The City You'd Least Expect Looks Ready to Legalize Marijuana

For this city's residents, November couldn't come soon enough.
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This Map Shows How the U.S. Handles Birth Control Compared to the Rest of the World

This really puts the Supreme Court's contraception ruling in perspective.
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John Oliver Tears Apart the Whole Logic of the Supreme Court's 'Hobby Lobby' Ruling

When you think of it like that, it's even more obvious.
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Tim Howard Just Did What No Goalkeeper's Done in More Than 50 Years

The U.S. goalkeeper put on a record-breaking performance against Belgium.
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How the U.S. Screwed Up Latin America, in 7 Classic Historical Cartoons

The U.S. has a long-running history of meddling in the affairs of its neighbors to the south.

A Federal Judge Just Ripped Apart the Dumbest Argument Against Gay Marriage Ever

"These arguments are not those of serious people."

11 Major Obstacles to Equality That LGBT Americans Still Face in 2014

Despite an unprecedented string of victories for same-sex marriage, we're nowhere close to full equality.

Europe Just Made It Clear That Human Rights Are for Everyone – Unless You're Muslim

The European Court for Human Rights just upheld a troubling law.

The Supreme Court's Baffling Science Illiteracy Is Becoming a Big Problem for America

The court lacks cursory knowledge of even the most basic science issues.

The Way America's Schools Discuss Race in Literature Is Profoundly Flawed

While well-intentioned, there's something important missing from the way we discuss race, literature and history in our classrooms.

This Artist's Religious Paintings of Kim Kardashian Are Making A Lot of People Furious

"If Jay Z is the father and Yeezus is the son, then she is the ever-present holy ghost of pop culture."

9 Works by Indigenous Writers That Should Be Taught in Every High School

These works aren't on most required reading lists, but they certainly should be.
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This Woman's Journey From Teen Mom to Boss Has the Whole Internet Cheering

America needs more stories like this.
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46 Corporations That Could Drop Birth Control After Hobby Lobby

The Supreme Court's decision was only the beginning.
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The One Country Where Environmental Activism Comes With a Threat of Death

This really puts police brutality in America in perspective.

This Animated Film Explains Exactly What Music Does to Your Brain in Under 2 Minutes

The amazing reason you feel like you need music.
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How the Most Improbable Doubles Team at Wimbledon Is Using Tennis to Promote Peace

An unlikely duo are using tennis to promote peace while taking aim at a Wimbledon title.
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Bill Clinton Just Made a Surprising Statement About Medical Marijuana

We did not expect this from a former president.
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There's a Massive Protest Against Chinese Authority Happening In Hong Kong

Half a million people strong, one of largest protests in Hong Kong’s history took place today.
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Why U.S. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann Is a Coach Without a Country

A win over Belgium won't just be a victory for his team.
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19 Haunting Photos Capture LGBT Survival Against the Backdrop of the AIDS Epidemic

"They fought their own fear and terror, their own nightmares and deepest regrets, and many succeeded in hanging onto the dream of life."