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July 7, 2014

Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea Just Made Music History

They did something artists are going to be trying to do for decades.
July 7, 2014

9 Damaging Sitcom Stereotypes That Need to Be Retired Immediately

This kind of writing is both lazy and damaging.
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July 7, 2014

The Hypocrisy of America's Political Priorities, in One Hand-Drawn Image

One simple image captures the alarming reality of American politics.
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July 7, 2014

Here Are The States Set to Vote on Marijuana Legalization This Year

Get ready: there are a lot of them.
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July 7, 2014

Here's What Is Happening to the States That Increased Minimum Wage This Year

The data shows an important and notable trend.
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July 7, 2014

9 Ways 'Orange Is the New Black' Shatters Racial and Gender Stereotypes

Spoiler alert: If you haven't watched Seasons 1 and 2 of the Netflix series, stop here.
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July 7, 2014

One Historical Image Shows Just How Much Higher Education Has Changed in America

This will make teenagers applying to college everywhere collectively groan.
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July 7, 2014

No One Wants to Host the 2022 Olympics — Except for a City You've Probably Never Heard Of

A relatively unknown Asian city is going up against Beijing to host the 2022 Olympics.
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July 7, 2014

Archaeologists Have Uncovered Hilariously Raunchy Ancient Graffiti

Dirty graffiti has been around longer than you might think.
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July 7, 2014

One Judge's Consoling Message to a Convicted Rapist Captures Rape Culture at Its Worst

"She was a pretty girl who you fancied. You simply could not resist. You had sex with her."
July 7, 2014

You’ve Probably Never Heard of Savan Kotecha, but Everyone Has Heard His Music

He's the man behind one of the world's favorite songs.
July 7, 2014

Sorry Vegetarians: Plants Know When They're Being Eaten, Too

They hear every single bite.
July 7, 2014

A New York City Newspaper Called Obama the "N***er in the White House"

But not for the reason you might think.
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The Newest Trailer for the Controversial Murder Mystery 'Gone Girl' Is Here

Can this movie overcome its anti-woman press?
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July 7, 2014

The Relatives of a Murdered Palestinian Teen Receive Comfort From an Unlikely Source

In the midst of rising tensions between Palestinians and Israelis, a powerful moment of hope.
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July 7, 2014

There's Something Outrageously Hypocritical About This Photo of ISIL's Jihadist Leader

So much for the self-proclaimed caliph's "humble" image.
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July 7, 2014

The Hobby Lobby Decision Is Being Used to Defend Detainees in Guantanamo Bay

Probably not what the Supreme Court had in mind.
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July 7, 2014

Brazil Is Two Wins From the World Cup, so Why Is This Young Fan Crying?

This one little girl perfectly sums up how Brazil fans feel right now.
July 7, 2014

Taylor Swift's Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Is a Hopeful Rallying Cry for Musicians Everywhere

She believes the future of music is a bright one.
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July 7, 2014
July 7, 2014

Everything We Know About 'Star Wars Episode VII' So Far

Just a little something to tide us over.
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July 7, 2014

There's Some Really Good News for Americans Looking for a Job

Finally, something to be excited about.
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July 7, 2014

One Veteran's Troubling Death Shows How Screwed Up the VA Health Care System Is

This is the worst way to treat the men and women who served their country.