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This Feminist Children's Book Is the Best Way Ever to Teach the ABCs

Not your typical kids — or history — book.
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Mindy Kaling Just Said What We're All Really Thinking About One-Night Stands

It's not all tousled hair and instant chemistry.
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What Happens When You Snort Powdered Alcohol? We're All About to Find Out

Powdered alcohol is coming to a liquor store near you.
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2 Years Since Cutting Taxes on the Rich, Here's What Happened to the Economy in Kansas

A "real live experiment" in conservative government.
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In One Quote, Madonna Sums Up Everything Wrong With How We Talk About Rape

Leave it to a musician like Madge to break the silence.
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Here's What It's Really Like to Be Someone's "Insignificant Other"

None of the sex, ALL of the emotions.

Carly Rae Jepsen's New Song Is Exactly What's Wrong With Pop Music

We really really really really need to stop encouraging bad songwriting.
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The Huge Problem With How the Media Is Talking About the Ferguson Police Shooting

The blame game isn't helping anyone.

These Teen Activists Are Using Technology to Map History's Invisible Women

Putting unsung heroines on the map.
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Jon Stewart Nails Why Rap Music Cannot Be Blamed for Oklahoma's Racist Frat

"Black rappers did not introduce that word into the vernacular."

The Search For Alien Life Needs a Huge Engine — and NASA Just Fired It Up

It's the biggest, most powerful booster rocket ever created — and it might just get us to Mars.
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The Unfinished Work of Selma

A civil rights hero's call to action.
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2 Officers Shot Outside Ferguson PD Headquarters on Night of Police Protests

The shots were fired as protesters and police converged hours after the Ferguson Chief of Police resigned.

All the Disappointing Ways American Sex Education Is Failing Young People

This is the real deal about sex ed.
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Every Young Person Should Read the Advice That This Holocaust Survivor Just Gave

"An individual can always choose what happens to them."

This Incredible Colombian Pop Star Is About to Make It Big in America

She's going to be one of the biggest stars in pop music.

Here's When You Can See 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' — and Everything Else We Know

The 'Star Wars' universe is getting even more expansive.
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Fewer Americans Own Guns Than Ever — But Those Who Do Own a Lot of Them

The top 20% of American gun owners have 65% of America's guns.
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New Study Reveals Just How Effective Your Homeopathic Remedies Really Are

You might want to rethink that weird oil your friend recommended.
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China Is Trying to Make the Dalai Lama Reincarnate, And He's Not Having It

You can bring a Lama to water, but you can't make him reincarnate.

The 17 Weird Moments That Kept Us Talking About "Blurred Lines" for Two Whole Years

How a bad song stayed relevant for an obscenely long time.

Ahead of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sequel, Harper Lee's Treatment Under Scrutiny

Questions about "Go Set a Watchman" linger.

A Google Version of Family Feud Challenges How Much You Know About How Other People Think

Survey says: "I think my dad is batman onesie."