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Scientists May Have Discovered How to Stop Your Peanut Allergies for Good

A major breakthrough could help millions.
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Something's Leaking at the Bottom of the Ocean, And Scientists Are Extremely Concerned

Oh, and it's right off the East Coast of the U.S.
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India's Version of the Ice Bucket Challenge Is Way Better Than the Original

Here’s a powerful new spin on viral campaign.

Why Sad Music Actually Makes Us Happy

There's a scientific reason we subject ourselves to music that makes us want to curl up and cry.

The Average White American Has Almost No Black Friends, Depressing Research Finds

New research should make everyone reexamine the phrase, "I'm not racist — I have black friends!"
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Doctors Find Another Surprising Outcome In States That Have Legalized Marijuana

Another reason it's time to legalize medical marijuana.

There's Bad News For People Who Love Smoking Those E-Cigarettes

Two of the largest health organizations in the world are speaking out.
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There's Already a Serious Problem With the Michael Brown Trial

And it hasn't even started yet.
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These Charts Show Which Drugs Are Actually Killing People in America

So much for the logic of the War on Drugs.

Why 'Modern Family's' Fifth Emmy Should Be Its Last

The show keeps winning big over more deserving candidates
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A Striking Art Series Shows Curvy Women for the Beauties That They Are

"[The] women that I portray in my art are all around, but society sees them as almost invisible."
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The Islamic State's Own Photos May Have Been Used to Find One of Its Training Camps

The media-savvy jihadist group made a big mistake.
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Men Face Hairy Paradox When It Comes to How Much Is 'Too Much'

Sexy in the front, stigma in the back.
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Turns Out The Government Has Been Ignoring a Police Brutality Law for Nearly 20 Years

In theory, we're tracking excessive police force. In reality? Not so much.
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Here's Why Senate Democrats Don't Want You Eating At Burger King

Democrats have a new enemy No. 1 in the lead-up to the midterms elections.
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Women Are Getting Murdered in South Carolina, and No One Is Doing Anything About It

The state has dropped the ball, and women are dying because of it.

ESPN Investigates Michael Sam's Shocking Locker Room Habits

How does a gay football player shower, anyway?
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An American Man Has Died Fighting in Syria — For the Islamic State

A strange development reveals the militant group's troubling reach.

9 Upcoming Projects From This Year's Big Emmy Winners You Need To See

What your favorites are doing next!
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To Understand Why the Islamic State Is So Dangerous, Follow the Money

What they lack in tolerance or decency, they make up for in cash.

Social Media Isn't Actually Making Us More Open at All

So much for the golden age of sharing.
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There's Good News if Breakfast Is Your Favorite Meal of the Day

There's proof that yes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

Young Jeezy Arrested After Deadly Shooting at Wiz Khalifa Concert

He's being held on $1 million bail.

It's Clear Who's to Thank for the Golden Age of Television: Movies

If you turned to NBC on Monday night, you might have thought you were tuning into the Oscars.
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Obama Approves Surveillance Missions Over Syria, Paving the Way for Potential Airstrikes

A delicate balancing act between helping Syrian President Assad and striking the Islamic State
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8 American Tennis Stars at the U.S. Open You Should Probably Know

Keep an eye out for these homegrown talents.
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Mic Launches First Major Content Marketing Efforts with Cole Haan and Cadillac Partnerships

Mic (formerly PolicyMic), a leading news and media company for young people, announced today that they have launched separate campaigns with Cole Haan and Cadillac.