Benjamin Cosman
Benjamin Cosman

Ben graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a B.A. in English Literature and a minor in Political Science. He recently traveled through New England looking for pie. His second-favorite pastime is googling pictures of politicians laughing.

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Jan. 31, 2014

"I Saw You Naked And Yes, We Were Laughing." A TSA Agent Spills the Beans On His Job.

An article in Politico Magazine exposes the TSA for what it is: a joke.

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Jan. 31, 2014
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Jan. 31, 2014

Scary New Report Says Almost Half of All Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck

Maybe it's time to raise the minimum wage.
Jan. 31, 2014

This New Super Bowl Ad Has Started a Firestorm — It's Already Gotten One Person Fired

Who knew breakfast cereal could be so controversial?
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Jan. 30, 2014

How Bad Did Atlanta's Roads Get After 2 Inches of Snow? This GIF Sums Up the Gridlock

Atlanta's traffic apocalypse, brought to you by Google Maps.
Jan. 30, 2014

How Much Snow Does It Take to Cancel School in Your City? Check This Map

Better turn those pajamas inside-out.

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Jan. 30, 2014

North Korea Has Restarted Its Nuclear Reactor. This is A Big Deal.

Making on good on last year's threat of "lighter and smaller" nukes.
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Jan. 30, 2014

Another Beauty Pageant Queen May Be Part Of a Porn Scandal

Why do beauty queens keep losing their crowns?
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Jan. 30, 2014

A Huge Medical Discovery Was Just Made. Here's Why Scientists Say It's Revolutionary.

New stem cell research from Japan is being called a "game changer."
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Jan. 29, 2014

24 Republicans Just Voted to Officially Deny Climate Change's Existence

(99% of scientists think differently, BTW.)
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Jan. 29, 2014

Watch Nancy Grace Argue With Herself About Marijuana — and Lose

Just what the world needed: two Nancy Graces.

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Jan. 29, 2014

8 Years After Millennials Graduated High School, Here's What Has Happened to Us

A new study from the Department of Education shows how millennials ended up almost a decade after high school.
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Jan. 29, 2014
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Jan. 29, 2014

Watch: Republican Congressman Completely Loses It On Camera With a Reporter

Rep. Michael Grimm told a reporter, "I will break you in half."
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Jan. 28, 2014

A Reporter Confronts Jay Carney On Obama's Failed 2013 Agenda. Here's His Smart Reply.

The president won't get most of what he says he wants tonight. Here's why.
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Jan. 28, 2014

New Report Says Kim Jong-un Executed His Uncle's Whole Family — Inside This Mysterious Story

The latest news out of North Korea remains unconfirmed.

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Jan. 28, 2014

Mexico Has Legalized Vigilantism. The Drug War Just Took On a New Twist.

Mexican law enforcement has turned to civilians to fight dangerous drug cartels.
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Jan. 28, 2014

Check Out the 5 Pro-Marijuana Billboards Outside This Year's Super Bowl Stadium

The Stoner Bowl gets the ads it deserves.
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Jan. 28, 2014

LGBT Activists Are Dumping Coca-Cola Onto Streets in Protest. Here's Why.

Coke is the latest corporate sponsor to face the brunt of LGBT protests.
Jan. 27, 2014

Not Even Your Apps Are Safe — Guess Where the NSA is Spying Now

New report from The Guardian reveals the NSA and GCHQ spy on smartphone apps for user information.