A thousand teens were asked what brands they think are cool. Here’s what they picked.

Google asked 1,100 teens ages 13 to 17 to rate brands on their "coolness" factor and name recognition.


Transgender models Benjamin Melzer and Loiza Lamers front Diesel's latest collaboration

Benjamin Melzer and Loiza Lamers want to draw more attention to transgender people in modeling.

Here's One Example of the Racism Indigenous Men Face on Grindr in Australia

There's racism in the gay community Down Under, too.

8 Surprising Images That Will Make You Actually Like the Kardashians

They care about more than selfies and butt-padding.

Everyone Should Swipe Right on These Women's Tinder Profiles — But Not for A Date

They're helping bring awareness to an issue that's far more important than a hook-up.

Why The British 'No Make-up Selfies' for Charity Campaign Is Bad for Women

Can these selfies cure cancer?

Oxford's New Student Diversity Campaign Has One Glaring Problem

Of the 3,200 available enrollment slots for Oxford in 2011, guess how many went to black students.

Watch Kevin Bacon Hilariously Explain the '80s to Millennials

We totally get it now.


Live Below The Line: Ben Affleck's $1.50-a-Day Stunt Won't Change Things For the Poor

Celebrity, Oscar-winner, and millionaire Ben Affleck will participate in Live Below the Line's challenge on relying on $1.50 for at least one day next week. Will it change anything?

Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz Will Filibuster Gun Control — But For What Reason?

Rubio plans to join Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz in a filibuster against gun control legislation. This is just a media stunt.

Cory Booker Food Stamp Challenge: This Might Just Be a 2016 Publicity Stunt

Amid criticism, Mayor Cory Booker is eating on $4 a day and is reducing the stigma of food stamps.

Kony 2012 and the 'White Savior Industrial Complex:' An Unfair Critique of Activism

Western activists’ enthusiasm is not enough to solve the world’s problems, but dismissing it entirely leads to complacency.


In Defense of Kony 2012 and the Work of Invisible Children

If IC didn’t believe and commit to its in model, it wouldn’t try to so openly answer questions from its audience, which are so prominently displayed on its website.