Nina Ippolito
Nina Ippolito

Nina Ippolito is a freelance writer and editor. Now that she's finally learned to drive, she's trying to master the other skills she missed out on by growing up in New York City: swimming, shooting, and horseback riding. Just not at the same time. Yet.

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March 4, 2014

Your Field Guide to the 'Experts' Discussing the Crisis in Ukraine

We've got you covered.

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Feb. 8, 2014

Where Immigrants Go When They Come to America — In One Interactive Map

See the peaks and falls of immigration to the U.S. — and the states immigrants travel to during those years.
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Feb. 8, 2014

4 Extreme Weather Events Are Causing Havoc Around the World Right Now

Puts a simple winter snowstorm into perspective.
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Feb. 6, 2014

8 U.S. States Have Anti-Gay Laws Strikingly Similar to Those in Russia

When it comes to changing laws designed to silence LGBT people, there’s plenty of work to be done at home.
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Feb. 4, 2014

This American Apparel Photo Went Viral. Here's What Happened Next.

It seems like an atypical ad. But is it?
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Feb. 4, 2014

One Simple Drug May Have Been Able to Save Philip Seymour Hoffman's Life

The state of Massachusetts, which pioneered the drug’s use, has been able to reduce overdose deaths by as much as 50%.

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Feb. 3, 2014

Iceland May Soon See a 2% Unemployment Rate. Here's How They're Doing It.

It's something America wouldn't even think to do.
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Jan. 31, 2014

Rest in Peace, You Glorious Bastard — the World is A Little Less Fluffy Without This Guy

The internet is mourning the death of cat sensation Colonel Meow. He was 14 years old (in cat years).
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Jan. 31, 2014

Which President Has Bypassed Congress the Most in U.S. History? Definitely Not Obama

Obama has been described as abusing “the intent of the Constitution.” Here's a fact check on that.
Jan. 30, 2014

This GIF Settles the Debate Over the War On Women Once and For All

The evidence is clear: There's a dedicated effort by Republicans to deny women access to safe and reliable abortions and contraception.
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Jan. 29, 2014

20 Photos From Sochi's Biggest Gay Club — the One the Mayor Claims Doesn't Exist

Sochi's mayor went full Ahmadinejad and claimed there are no gay people in his city. These photos tell a very different story.

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Jan. 28, 2014

Turkey's Prime Minister Gave the Most Bizarre Speech You'll Ever See

He did something only Tupac and Princess Leia have done before him.
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Jan. 28, 2014

For His Next Feat, the Pope Will Champion the Environment

Time to get out your hemp crucifixes.
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Jan. 27, 2014

The Hunter Moore Revenge Porn Website Was Totally Legal — That's the Scary Part

Victims have little protection against revenge porn sites. It's a legal loophole that we need to quickly plug.
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Jan. 24, 2014
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Jan. 22, 2014

Hunting Terrorists in Sochi — New Evidence Raises the Threat of an Olympic Terror Attack

The Olympic city of Sochi, Russia, is located in the Caucasus. Unfortunately, that's also where most of the country's insurgent militants are.
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Jan. 21, 2014

American Eagle Won't Photoshop Models. But This Isn't "What Girls Really Look Like."

You won't find "young women of all shapes and sizes" in the clothing company's new catalogue, despite what they say.
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Jan. 20, 2014

14 Photos Show How Ukraine Protests Turned Into Fiery Street Battles This Weekend

Incendiary new laws sparked renewed, and violent, demonstrations.