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July 8, 2014

J.K. Rowling Just Released a New Harry Potter Story Online

And Harry is now nearly 34 years old.
July 8, 2014
July 8, 2014

Scientists Discover How Musicians' DNA Is Different From Everyone Else's

So much for practice makes perfect.
July 8, 2014

19 Powerful Photos to Remind People That Women's Bodies Aren't Just for Them to Look At

Who said you couldn't be strong and beautiful at the same time?
July 8, 2014

Magic Mushrooms May Actually Be Good for the Human Brain

New research reveals an unexpected consequence of taking hallucinogenic mushrooms.
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July 8, 2014

19 Photos That Show Just How Beautiful Ramadan Is Around the World

It's about more than fasting.
July 8, 2014

16 Questions Muslim Americans Are Really Tired of Hearing

#8: Do you speak Muslim?
July 8, 2014

Facebook Deleted This Cheerleader's Profile After a 320,000 Person-Strong Backlash

The social network finally gave in to criticism.
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July 8, 2014

One Look at Pornhub Data Shows What Germany's Doing During the World Cup Semifinal

This alternative metric shows just how big the World Cup is.
July 8, 2014

VIDEO: What Would You Do if Money Were No Object?

How to find your purpose and do what you love to do.
July 8, 2014

Beyoncé Just Gave Us the Best Reason to Love Her Yet

This is what real philanthropy looks like.
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July 8, 2014

There's One Simple Way to Respond to Open-Carry Gun Rights Activists

What to do if you see someone toting an assault rifle at your local convenience store.
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July 8, 2014

One Image Perfectly Sums Up A New Era of German Pride

It's no longer hard to be a proud German.
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July 8, 2014

Rescued Elephant Cries Tears of Joy After 50 Years in Abusive Captivity

Appropriately, he took first steps of freedom in the early hours of July 4th.
July 8, 2014

Scientists Have Discovered a Simple Way to Predict if You Have Alzheimer's

This test could help people start treatment before they ever exhibit symptoms.
July 8, 2014

Google's Co-Founder Has a Radical Idea About How Much You Should Really Work

Larry Page thinks that everyone is putting in way too many hours at the office.
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July 8, 2014

Germany's Soccer Team Has Reduced All of Brazil to Tears

This is a historic demolition.
July 8, 2014

France's Abortion Laws Will Make American Feminists Want to Move Immediately

France has healthier mothers and fewer unwanted pregnancies. Sign us all up.
July 8, 2014

This Man Has Recorded a Song Every Day Since 2009 — And He Finally Scored a Big Hit

Thanks to the Supreme Court, believe it or not.
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July 8, 2014

5 Beautiful Historic Shrines Destroyed Forever by Militants in Iraq

Islamic State claims that they have destroyed shrines holy to Shia Muslims in northern Iraq.
July 8, 2014

Fox News Hits a Horrible New Low With This Ridiculous Advice for Women

Just when you thought they couldn't go lower ...
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July 8, 2014

Horrifying Photos and Videos Capture the Crisis Currently Raging in Gaza

A new and brutal escalation in tensions is sowing death and fear in Israel and Palestine.
July 8, 2014

No One Is Reading All of Those Bestselling Books

The average reader gets 12.3% of the way through 'Lean In.'
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July 8, 2014
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July 8, 2014

Here's Coca-Cola's Tone-Deaf Response to a Letter Demanding Action on the 2022 Qatar World Cup

This answer isn't just dismissive, but totally irrelevant as well.
July 8, 2014

How an Unknown Canadian Reggae Band Made the Hit Song of the Summer

"Why you gotta be so rude?"
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July 8, 2014

A Woman's College Application Essay Led to Her Rapist's Conviction

A terrible crime finally brought to justice.
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July 8, 2014

What These People Are Doing With Their Trucks Might Be the Stupidest Protest Ever

There are legitimate acts of protest, and then there's acting like an asshole.
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July 8, 2014

These Anonymous Messages Sum Up What Many Veterans Experience When They Return From War

Many veterans are describing their return home on anonymous social network Whisper.
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July 8, 2014

This Drug Kills 1 in 10 Americans, and It's Totally Legal

Shocking stats about an item you can pick up at the corner store.
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July 8, 2014

This Is the Guy Who Bought Washington State's First Bag of Legal Weed

Meanwhile, sales are through the roof.
July 8, 2014

The United Nations Just Acknowledged Gay Rights in a Way All Nations Should

This is a victory for couples everywhere.
July 8, 2014

This Ancient Flying Creature Once Graced the Skies with the Wingspan of Two Moving Trucks

It was likely the largest creature to ever navigate our skies.
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July 8, 2014

If Brazil Wins the World Cup, It Will Be Due to This Fantastic Song

The Brazilian coach's formula of motivation and music has worked in the past.