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May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

The Most-Watched TV Show Set in Each State — In One Surprising Map

Can you guess which was the most-watched in your state?
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May 12, 2016

Is Depression a Disease? A Guide to Understanding It

Lots of people have depression, and there are many ways to deal with it.
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May 12, 2016

Yes, You Can Be Allergic to Marijuana

Warning: This may harsh your buzz.
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May 12, 2016

Poultry Factory Workers Wear Diapers in "Grim and Dangerous" Conditions, Report Reveals

"Tyson and other leading poultry companies seem to think bathroom breaks are a job perk."
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May 12, 2016

George Zimmerman Tried to Auction Off the Gun He Used to Kill Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman is calling the gun a "piece of American history."
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May 12, 2016

These Are the Secret Tips to Removing Hair Dye at Home

Removing hair color at home is a dicey, but not entirely impossible, situation.
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May 12, 2016

This "JerkShirt" Allows Men to Secretly Masturbate In Public, Because Technology Is Good

Shockingly, there is no female equivalent.
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May 12, 2016

Poet Nails the Problem With “White Feminism” in Under 90 Seconds

" ... aka actual f*cking feminism."
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May 12, 2016

5 Times Webby Award Winner Kim Kardashian Broke the Internet

There's a method behind Kim K's ability to captivate a global audience.
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Elizabeth Warren Nails the Difference Between Democrats and Republicans on Student Debt

Donald Trump is bad news for students, she says.
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May 12, 2016

Miley Cyrus Learned a "Valuable Lesson" Bleaching Her Hair — And It Involves Donald Trump

Hair dye also makes you think of Trump? No?
May 12, 2016

"Marriage Fraud" Is a Thing — And It's More Common Than You Think

Millennials aren't just getting married for love.
May 12, 2016

One Artist Is Assembling a Nude Army of Women With Mirrors to Blind Republicans With Truth

Because nothing says "let's get naked" like 50,000 Republicans.
May 12, 2016

This Wedding Video Involving a Groom and His "Side Chick" Is Highly Uncomfortable

Aren't you glad you weren't at this wedding?
May 12, 2016

Serena Williams Teaches Us All Why We Shouldn't Eat Dog Food

"It comes with an expensive-looking spoon."
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May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

The Worst Things About the New 'Bachelorette' Contestants, Ranked

Why does Nick S. want to be Don Draper? That's not a job!
May 12, 2016

Kepler's Miniature Neptunes Could Help Us Figure Out How Our Solar System Formed

Kepler Space Telescope's latest discovery is super-rare.
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May 12, 2016

5 Lies We Need to Stop Telling College Graduates

Here's a little perspective.
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May 12, 2016

Chris Hemsworth’s Stunt Double Has to Eat 35 Times a Day Just to Keep Thor’s Physique

Would you do it to look like the God of Thunder?
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May 12, 2016

Elizabeth Warren Slams Donald Trump as Unqualified to Be President Over Trump University

"I absolutely think it makes him unqualified."
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May 12, 2016

Conservative Trolls Are Trying to Destroy the GOP by Any Memes Necessary

There's a new code word for "race traitor."
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May 12, 2016

#NoIWontJustMoveOn Powerfully Explains Why Native American History Matters So Much

It's a conversation we all need to have.
May 12, 2016

This Is What Happens if You Ask for Weed on Twitter

To catch a kief.
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May 12, 2016

La Borinqueña Is the Badass Puerto Rican Superhero the Caribbean Island Needs

Puerto Rico gets a badass superhero named La Borinqueña.
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May 12, 2016

The Cynarctus Wangi Made Those 'Game of Thrones' Dire Wolves Look Like Teddy Bears

Someone tell Jon Snow he picked the wrong canine companion.
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May 12, 2016
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May 12, 2016

Heroin Addicts Are Turning to Tumblr to Tell Their Stories — And Save Lives

Some think they're glamorizing drug abuse. Others think they're saving lives.
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May 12, 2016

Here's the Full Transcript and Video of Mic's Interview With Elizabeth Warren

Student debt, Trump, Clinton and more.
May 12, 2016

The Latest Data on Pluto Shows It's More Planet-Like Than We Thought

Poor Pluto. No one can agree on its classification.
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May 12, 2016

Your Double-Dipping Habit Is Actually Pretty Disgusting

When I dip, you dip, and then there's spit.
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May 12, 2016

Anna Kendrick Pulled a Pretty Boss Maid of Honor Move at Her Best Friend's Wedding

It's always a treat to see celebs attend normal-people weddings.
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May 12, 2016
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May 12, 2016

Elizabeth Warren Explains Why She Thinks She's Gotten Under Donald Trump's Skin

"He's a lot weaker than he wants to admit."
May 12, 2016

Donald Trump Says He'll Appoint Pro-Life Justices Who Would Overturn Roe v. Wade

The latest in Trump's wavering stance on abortion.
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May 12, 2016

Local Schoolyard Bully Explains to Stephen Colbert Where Donald Trump Gets His Nicknames

"Off the charts for a few minutes, we actually called him ‘Marco Pubey-o.'”
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May 12, 2016

Bottled Air in China and India Is Going From Luxury to Necessity as the Smog Worsens

The smog in China and India is so bad that fresh air has become a luxury.
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May 12, 2016

Elizabeth Warren Lays Out How Bernie Sanders Has Changed the Democratic Party

Getting to the deeper meaning of what being a Democrat is really about.
May 12, 2016

An Investigation Into Hollywood Sexism Could Change the Movie Industry Forever

It's time to address the film industry's issues with hiring women and paying them fairly.
May 12, 2016
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May 12, 2016

America, Here Are Your Witchcraft and Wizardry School Houses

Wampus, Thunderbird, Pukwudgie or Horned Serpent — which is your spirit animal?
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May 12, 2016

Why Buy a Nicotine Patch When This Robot Can Slap You in the F*cking Face?

Pain is weakness leaving the body.
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May 12, 2016

A Federal Judge Just Ruled Obamacare Spending Unconstitutional

A big win for Republicans.
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May 12, 2016

Trevor Noah Tears Down Bernie Sanders Supporters Who Would Vote for Trump over Clinton

"I knew some of Bernie’s voters were young, but I didn’t realize they were children."
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May 12, 2016

This Bot Was So Good at Being a Lawyer That a Law Firm Hired It

Bots — they're just like us!
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May 12, 2016

Listen to Episode 2 of Special Relationship, a Podcast From Mic and The Economist

Diving deep on the politics of gender.
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May 12, 2016

NC Gov. Pat McCrory Asks Congress to Revisit Civil Rights Act to Segregate Bathrooms Again

Because separate but equal always works.
May 12, 2016

Netflix Saves Users About 6 Days a Year That Would Be Spent Watching Commercials on Cable

What will you do with all that free time? Probably watch more Netflix.
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May 12, 2016
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May 12, 2016

Paul Ryan Moves Closer to Endorsing Donald Trump After Washington Meeting

Not #NeverTrump, but #EventuallyTrump.
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May 12, 2016

Female Pilots Are Accusing Frontier Airlines of Blocking Them From Breastfeeding

The company maintained they've made "good-faith efforts" to support the pilots.
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May 12, 2016

Border Patrol Union Cozies Up to Trump, Dividing Agents

The agents aren't all white guys chasing Mexicans.
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May 12, 2016
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May 12, 2016

Alabama Inmate Vernon Madison's Execution Halted Over Concerns of Mental Incompetence

Multiple strokes had left him unable to understand why he was receiving the punishment, his attorneys said.
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May 12, 2016

14 Slaves Found in an Unmarked Grave Will Now Get a Proper Burial

"Here lies the remains of 14 souls known only to God. Enslaved in life, they are slaves no more."
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May 12, 2016

Saudi Government Officials Assisted the 9/11 Terrorists, According to a Rogue Commissioner

"There was an awful lot of circumstantial evidence."
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May 12, 2016

Powerful Photos Show Right-Wing Hindu Group Praying for Donald Trump's Victory

"He is hope for humanity against Islamic terror."
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May 12, 2016
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May 12, 2016

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Suspended by Senate as Political Crisis Deepens

Brazil's president is calling the whole process a "coup."