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July 10, 2014

If You Absolutely Hate Cilantro, There's a Very Good Reason For It

Consider yourself part of the 10%.
July 10, 2014

Scientists Have Discovered Why You Can't Remember Being a Baby

Why do we all have baby amnesia?
July 10, 2014

How One Hilarious Meme Is Taking Down the Very Worst of Hip-Hop Lyrics

This music is supposed to be about truth and poetry.
July 10, 2014

'Orange Is the New Black' Star Laverne Cox Just Made TV History in a Huge Way

Trailblazer shatters yet another glass ceiling.
July 10, 2014
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July 10, 2014

6 Things Successful People Know About Turning Your Passion into a Dream Job

Sponsored by Cadillac: A blueprint for getting what you want — from someone who's walking the walk.
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July 10, 2014

The Problem With Media Coverage of the Gaza Crisis, Summed Up In One 3 Minute Video

Diane Sawyer made an embarrassing mistake – but it tells us a lot about our attitudes to what's happening in Gaza.
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July 10, 2014

Here's What Happens When An Entire Country Decriminalizes Marijuana

One country's experience may hold lessons for the U.S.
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July 10, 2014

Why Are Police Officers Allegedly Trying to Force This Teen to Get an Erection?

A unconventional police tactic has boy's relatives crying foul.
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July 10, 2014

Quick-Thinking Man Captures Footage of an Elusive Straight Pride Parade

There's a reason you've never seen one before.
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July 10, 2014

What on Earth Went Wrong With Kickstarter?

It used to be such a beautiful thing. Now it's used for ... potato salad?
July 10, 2014

Psychologists Have Figured Out Why Some Americans Get So Mad at "Promiscuous" Women

The science of slut-shaming, explained.
July 10, 2014

Why 'Men's Rights Activists' Are the Worst People to Advocate for Men's Rights

A Detroit conference of MRAs revealed glaring problems with the current crop of activists.
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July 10, 2014

A Government Study Uncovered a Surprising Truth About Colorado's Marijuana Industry

This is great news for legalization advocates.
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July 10, 2014

No, Concealed Carry Permits Do Not Result in a Lower Murder Rate

A lesson in not believing everything you read.
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July 10, 2014

While America's Prisons Are Overcrowded, This Country Is Shutting Them Down

The U.S. could learn a thing or two from this nation's justice system.
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July 10, 2014

19 Sobering Confessions That Capture America's College Rape Crisis

Survivors of sexual violence are sharing their experiences on anonymous social network Whisper.
July 10, 2014

9 Food Ingredients Americans Love That Are Banned in Other Countries

You might want to put down your Big Mac for this one.
July 10, 2014

And the 2014 Emmy Nominees Are ...

Some worthy contenders.
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July 10, 2014

This Viral Photo Sums Up the Relationship Between President Obama and Republicans Right Now

The odds of an immigration agreement aren't looking good.
July 10, 2014

New Study Reveals an Alarming Contagion That Could Tear Apart the World's Food Supply

We're poisoning hundreds of species — including our own.
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July 10, 2014

This Is the Most Idiotic Climate Change Denial Yet

The lack of basic scientific knowledge is disturbing.
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July 10, 2014

74% of Obamacare's Biggest Haters Now Say They Actually Love It

At this time last year, most said it would fail.
July 10, 2014

Add "Racist" to the Long List of Things Wrong With the NSA

Thus the NSA’s stated commitment to “diversity and tolerance" represents the height of hypocrisy.
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July 10, 2014

A California Drug Dealer's Harrowing Arrest Captures Police Incompetence at Its Worst

This is the very portrait of police ineptitude.
July 10, 2014

There's One Incredible Thing Missing From the New Moses Movie

Talk about whitewashing.
July 10, 2014

The First Trailer for 'Unbroken' Is Everything We Could Have Hoped For

One of the greatest stories in recent memory.
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July 10, 2014

The UN Is Begging Washington to Prevent a Major Humanitarian Crisis — in America

It's not just the third world that has this problem.
July 10, 2014

9 Music Blogs Every 20-Something Should Read

That aren't Pitchfork or Hot 100.
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July 10, 2014

This Sobbing Announcer Shows Just How Much the World Cup Means to Argentina

But nothing reflects Argentina's joy quite like Pablo Giralt's commentary.
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July 10, 2014

The First Guy to Buy Legal Marijuana in Spokane, Washington Is Just Perfect

It may have cost him his job, but Mike Boyer says it was all worth it.
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July 10, 2014

One Statistic Perfectly Captures Just How Dysfunctional Congress Is Today

There's a reason congressional confidence ratings are at their lowest ever.
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July 10, 2014

21 Children Have Been Killed in Gaza. Here Are Their Names.

As the death toll rises, more children's lives are at stake.
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July 10, 2014

How LeBron's "Decision" Would Have Been Different Today

Would LeBron's most infamous moment have been any different if it happened today?
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July 10, 2014

Intense Raw Videos Show Airstrikes on Gaza and Rockets Fired Into Israel

Amatuer videos capture the escalating violence in Gaza.