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Aug. 9, 2016

Meet the people who believe the Earth is flat

“Gravity, I don’t buy it."
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Aug. 9, 2016

Did Donald Trump Just Joke About Shooting Hillary Clinton Over Supreme Court Justices?

Donald Trump suggested the Second Amendment would be a solution if Hillary Clinton were elected president.
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Aug. 9, 2016

In Venezuela, a Box of Pasta Can Cost $300 — And That's Not Even the Worst of It

Many have to devote a whole month's paycheck to basic food items that can only be bought off the black market.
Aug. 9, 2016

Ahmed Mohamed Said His Family Was Forced to Move to Qatar After Clock Story Went Viral

"I might get shot, because it happens here," Mohamed said.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Trump Joked About Assassinating Hillary Clinton, and White Supremacists Are Loving It

"The Second Amendment people" can do something about Clinton, Trump said.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Katie Ledecky's College, Age, Family and Other Facts to Know About Olympic Gold Medalist

Here's what you need to know about Olympic star Katie Ledecky.
Aug. 9, 2016

Olympic Volunteer Proposes to Her Brazilian Rugby Player Girlfriend and Everyone Cries

Stadium manager Marjorie Enya proposed to Olympic rugby player Isadora Cerullo.
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Aug. 9, 2016

This Ring Allows You to Feel Your Partner's Heartbeat From Anywhere in the World

All you have to do is wear a chunky ring on your finger at all times.
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New Nike Commercial Features Transgender US Athlete Chris Mosier

Chris Mosier is the star of a new Nike ad — and he's transgender.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Sikhs From Across America Unite For a Stunning Photo Series to Combat Stereotypes

"Sikhs are so much more than victims of profiling, backlash and hate crimes."
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Aug. 9, 2016

Usain Bolt Net Worth, Top Speed and 3 Other Facts to Know About the World's Fastest Man

It's not easy being the fastest man in the world, but it sure does pay.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Canadian Olympic Swimmer Santo Condorelli Flips Off His Dad Before Every Race Because Love

He's shattering those harmful stereotypes about Canadians being nice.
Aug. 9, 2016

Snapchat's Newest Filter Has Twitter Users Crying Racism

Some Twitter users are calling out Snapchat for its newest filter that they allege riffs on a racist caricature of Asians.
Aug. 9, 2016
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Aug. 9, 2016

Michael Phelps Medal Tracker: Full Medal Count for History's Most Decorated Olympian

Here's a brief history of Michael Phelps' epic Olympic career.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Michael Phelps' Terrifying #PhelpsFace Is the Rio Olympics' Best Meme

It appears Phelps' rivalry with South African swimmer Chad le Clos is still going strong.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Gabby Douglas' Hair Is a Big Deal on Twitter — Again. But These Clapbacks Are Everything.

Despite being a better athlete than us all, Gabby Douglas can't escape hair criticism.
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Aug. 9, 2016

2 Gymnasts From North and South Korea Took a Selfie Together at the Olympics

The Rio Olympics is bringing the world together.
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Aug. 9, 2016
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Aug. 9, 2016

Elizabeth Warren Calls Donald Trump a "Pathetic Coward" Who Can't Stand "Losing to a Girl"

The staunch Donald Trump critic is back at it.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Trump Team Confirms the Worst About Second Amendment Quip

Donald Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson seemingly admitted that yes, that's what he meant.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Olympics Volleyball Livestream 2016: Watch the Rio Volleyball Games Live Online

Even if you don't have a TV, you can watch the volleyball matches online.
Aug. 9, 2016

'Woman Cards' Are a Hit for Brother-Sister Duo Denouncing Donald Trump's Sexism

Zach and Zebby Wahls say they're ready to "deal in" thousands of backers with their 54-card feminist deck.
Aug. 9, 2016

Did Donald Trump Donate to NAMBLA? Meet the Bot That Wants You to Think So

Donald Trump probably didn't donate to the North American Man/Boy Love Association, a pedophile advocacy group.
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Aug. 9, 2016

US Women's Gymnastics Team Vaults Into History With Gold-Medal Win in Rio

The U.S. "Final Five" dominated every individual event in the women's all-around gymnastics finals on Tuesday in Rio.
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Aug. 9, 2016

A Second Olympic Boxer Has Been Accused of Sexual Assault Inside the Olympic Village

Two Olympic boxers have been arrested for sexual assault allegations.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Stop Waiting for a New Donald Trump to Happen. It's Not Going to Happen.

Trump's reboot on Monday lasted all of about six hours.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Burger King's New Whopperrito Is Actually Healthier Than a Whopper

But it is still not health food.
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Aug. 9, 2016
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Aug. 9, 2016

A White Man Called Police to Report "Hoodlums" Before Shooting and Killing a Black Man

"There’s frigging black males outside my frigging house with firearms."
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Aug. 9, 2016

5 Things to Know About Cate and Bronte Campbell, Sisters and Olympic Swimmers

The pair were on the four-woman team who won gold in the 4x100 freestyle relay on Aug. 6.
Aug. 9, 2016

That "Alien Megastructure" Star Just Got Even More Mysterious

Yes, it still might be aliens.
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Aug. 9, 2016

The Future iPhone Could Look Totally Different — Here's Proof

Hope you like change.
Aug. 9, 2016

Leslie Jones Is Heading to the 2016 Rio Olympics, Thanks to Her Hilarious Tweets

Jones' tweets on the Olympics have earned her a ride straight to Rio.
Aug. 9, 2016

Whoopi Goldberg's New Reality Show 'Strut' Featuring Trans Models Drops First Trailer

Meet the models redefining the fashion industry.
Aug. 9, 2016

It's Been 2 Years Since Michael Brown Was Killed. Have White People Learned Nothing?

Why do white Americans deny the existence of racism, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary?
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Aug. 9, 2016

Forever 21 Joins Zara In Being Called Out For Stealing From Indie Designers

And it's definitely not the first time Forever 21 has done this.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Ayesha Curry's Drinkable Soup Is the Antithesis to the Juice Craze — And It's Damn Tasty

Souping is the new juicing — are you on board yet?
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Aug. 9, 2016
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Aug. 9, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016 Day 3 Recap: The Most Viral Moments From the Third Day of the Games

Here's what you missed from the third day of the Olympics.
Aug. 9, 2016

Sophie and Justin Trudeau Have Taken a Stand for Public Breastfeeding

In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Lilly King Finger Wagging: 5 IRL Situations This GIF Could Help You Overcome

If there's any argument for the IOC lifting its GIF ban, it's this.
Aug. 9, 2016
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Aug. 9, 2016

Altars for Korryn Gaines, Other Black Women Killed by Police Pop Up in Several Cities

At least 50 black women have been killed by state violence since the 1980s, according to a list compiled by Black Feminist Future.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Seddique Mateen, Father of Orlando Mass Shooter, Sat Front Row at Hillary Clinton Rally

Conservatives are attacking Hillary Clinton after Seddique Mateen attended one of her rallies in Florida.
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Aug. 9, 2016

At Least 3 People Have Probably Seen Your Sexts, Says New Study

Face it: deep down, you already knew this.
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Aug. 9, 2016
Aug. 9, 2016

Wage Inequality Makes Even Highly Paid Employees Work Less

Yet another argument for equal pay.
Aug. 9, 2016

This 'Game of Thrones' Slideshow Shows How "Hold the Door" Works in 21 Languages

“Stay there!" doesn't exactly work, Turkey.
Aug. 9, 2016

This "Plasma Rain" on the Sun Has Scientists Baffled

Coronal rain is unimaginably hot.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Donald Trump's Second Amendment Comments Are Part of a Long Conservative Tradition

The GOP nominee is the latest in a long line of figures to see the Second Amendment as an anti-government weapon.
Aug. 9, 2016

The First Trailer For Netflix's 'Luke Cage' Is Here

"You might be bulletproof, but Harlem ain't."
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Aug. 9, 2016

Parents Who Raise Vegan Babies Might Be Jailed in Italy

Makes you crave a little mozzarella, no?
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Aug. 9, 2016

Donald Trump Says He's Not Even Mad at 50 GOP Leaders Who Denounced Him

But come on, everyone knows Trump is in all likelihood very mad indeed.
Aug. 9, 2016

These Stats Prove LGBTQ Minorities Face 'Unjust' Treatment in US Criminal Justice Systems

LGBTQ people of color make up a disproportionate percentage of the U.S. jail and prison population.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Planned Parenthood Empowers Disenfranchised Voters by Offering Registration at Clinics

"My Vote, My Voice" will help combat voter-disenfranchisement in the 2016 election.
Aug. 9, 2016

Drake Calls J. Cole One of the "Smartest, Greatest, Most Legendary Artists" Out Today

Would a J. Cole/Drake album make more waves than a Yeezus/Drake album? Debatable.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Susan Collins' Refusal to Back Donald Trump Shows Deeper Problem for Republicans

Donald Trump is losing white women. Without them, it's almost impossible for him to win in November.
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Aug. 9, 2016
Aug. 9, 2016

Blake Lively is the Latest Celebrity to Call Bullshit on "Post-Baby Bodies"

"You don’t have to have be Victoria’s Secret-ready right away."
Aug. 9, 2016

New Beyoncé Snippet Allegedly Surfaces — And the Internet Loses All Chill

Beyoncé got bored of waiting for Frank Ocean and is about to steal the show.
Aug. 9, 2016

Want to See Diversity Done Right? Look No Further Than Target's "Dear Jeans" Campaign

Target enlisted five influencers for its latest inclusive campaign.
Aug. 9, 2016

Sia And Leslie Jones To Play Free Cleveland Show Supporting Abortion Rights

Sia and Leslie Jones are coming together for a night of free music, laughs and feminism.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Burkini Day Event at French Waterpark Cancelled Amid Barrage of Criticism

Apparently, the organizer was receiving death threats.
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Aug. 9, 2016

China Claims Gold in Rio Olympics Women's Synchronized 10m Platform Diving Finals

Chinese divers Chen Ruolin and Liu Huixia blew their competitors out of the water on Tuesday.
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Aug. 9, 2016

Here’s Why Gabby Douglas Won’t Be Able to Defend Her All-Around Title at the Rio Olympics

Gabby Douglas won't be competing in the all-around final, but she has "no regrets."
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Aug. 9, 2016

DARPA Wants to Create "Living" Building Materials

This DARPA project could be the future of construction.
Aug. 9, 2016

'The Swans of Fifth Avenue' Goes Behind the Scenes of a High Society of Betrayal

Would you risk being friends with Truman Capote?
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Aug. 9, 2016
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Why the 'American Horror Story' Season 6 Theme Will Remain a Mystery

"There are many more trailers than you've actually seen for hypothetical seasons of 'American Horror Story.'"
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Aug. 9, 2016

2016 Swing State Polls: Clinton Widens Lead Over Trump in Ohio, Iowa and Pennsylvania

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in these must-win states.
Aug. 9, 2016
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Aug. 9, 2016

Rio Olympics Swimming Medal Winners: Who Took the Gold on Day 2

The United States picked up two gold medals on Monday night.