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‘Liking’ Companies On Facebook Could Give Away Your Right To Sue Them
Be careful what you like online, Facebookers. General Mills has quietly added fine print alerting consumers that they give up their right to sue the food manufacturer when they download coupons, interact with the company on social media, or enter company-
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Fox Host Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Climate Science Is Just a ‘product That’s Sold’ To Americans
Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Thursday morning declared that climate change was just another “product” being “sold” to the American people, which might explain why a recent study found that the network was wrong about the s
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The Way To Fight Bullies Is To Fight Adults Who Support Them
I’ve been pleased with the recent tidal wave of anti-bullying sentiment in this country, but I can’t help but think sometimes that the actual root causes of the problem are often being overlooked in favor of a bunch of self-serving back-pattin
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Ground-breaking ‘urban Farming’ Law Sparks Renaissance Of Greenovation In Boston
According to an article published yesterday in Modern Farmer, the signing of Article 89 last December has led to a renaissance in urban farming in Boston. The new ordinance — signed by Mayor Thomas M. Menino on one of his last days in office —
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Obama’s Budget Would Cut the Deficit By $1.05 Trillion, Says Congressional Budget Office
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenues by nearly $1.4 trillion over 10 years if fully enacted, slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion while funding new spending, the Congressional
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Paul Krugman: We Live In the Most Unequal Society Ever, and It’s Only Getting Worse
Americans may be living in the most unequal society that has ever existed, said economist Paul Krugman. The New York Times columnist and Princeton University professor said Thursday there is zero evidence to suggest extreme inequality is good for economic
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Appeals Court Crushes Lawsuit Saying The Filibuster Is Unconstitutional
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Rachel Maddow: Why Is the U.S. So Reluctant To Confront Its Own Right-wing Terrorists?
Tuesday night on her MSNBC show, Rachel Maddow discussed the real threat of violence from right-wing extremists here in the U.S. as opposed to Islamic terrorism, which most Americans are much more afraid of. She began by detailing the arrests in the late
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Alaska Republican Wants More Women Breastfeeding Because It’s ‘smart and Sexy’
Two Republican lawmakers from Alaska apologized this week after a press release from the House Majority website called breastfeeding “smart and sexy.” “Smart and Sexy: Legislature Encourages Hospitals to Promote Breastfeeding,” rea
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How to Help Prevent Puppy 'Accidents'
It is normal for puppies to have "accidents." In fact, soiling accidents are unavoidable in the early days of training, even if you keep a constant eye on your puppy.
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Study: Even Casual Pot Use Causes Brain Abnormalities — Particularly Smokers Under 30
Even casual use of marijuana can cause significant abnormalities in two areas of the brain that regulate emotion and motivation, according to a new study. The findings, published Wednesday in the Journal of Neuroscience, challenge the idea that casual pot
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The Truth Behind Lana Del Rey's New Music
Lizzie Grant needs a vacation. The singer-songwriter has produced a steady stream of new material since she premiered her pop chanteuse alter ego, Lana Del Rey, on YouTube way back in 2011.
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Oops! CNN’s Headline News Erroneously Identifies Jewish Host As ‘former Neo-Nazi’
CNN’s Headline News on Tuesday night used a photo of a Jewish host while interviewing a former neo-Nazi about an anti-Jewish hate crime in Kansas. The incident occurred as Dr. Drew was doing a phone interview with Frank Meeink about Kansas shooting
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First Amendment Doesn’t Protect Racist Bankers Who Called Indians ‘chimps’: Judge
A California judge denied a motion by two executives at Lotus Bank to protect a series of racist emails under the First Amendment. According to Crain’s Detroit, Judge Denise Langford Morris of Oakland County Circuit Court denied a motion filed by th
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In holding the leash, make sure that you do not hold it too tightly; there should be enough slack so that your puppy does not feel any discomfort.
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6 Ways Pets Improve Your Health
You've heard before: Adopt a pet from a shelter or rescue and you save a life.
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Ever notice how what you decide to wear can have an effect on how you are feeling?
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Former New York Mayor Bloomberg To Spend $50 Million To Push for Gun Control
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun violence on Wednesday with a plan to spend $50 million on a grassroots network to organize voters on gun control. The initiative’s political targ
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The 10 Greatest Frankie Knuckles Tracks
Though he was born and raised in the Bronx, Frankie Knuckles (née Francis Nicholls) called the Windy City home. Known in dance music circles as the Godfather of House Music.
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Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom Launches the Internet Party As He Fights Extradition To the U.S.
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If you try to cast these pairs together, you're gonna have a bad time...
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What Is Grain Free Pet Food, Really?
Grain free pet foods are currently very popular. But are they really healthier for your pet than other types of pet foods? Let's take a closer look at that question.
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Today there are lots of celebs with famous parents, so it's no surprise that most of them are famous because of their parents, and that they'd never have established their career without family connections.
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8 Actresses That Totally Faked Nude Scenes
This is going to ruin your life.
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Does Anyone Care About Lady Gaga Anymore?
Two months ago, after it became clear that the music video for "Do What U Want," the second single from Lady Gaga's latest album, Artpop, was unlikely to ever see the light of day, the singer took to her fan forum to explain.
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Seriously Bad Celebrity Fashion Moments
Go through the pics and make your selections for BEST, WORST, and most WTF look of the week! Speaking of WTF...
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Kelly Osbourne and Paris Hilton: The Cat Fight of The Century
I feel like I've just been transported back to 2005, because Kelly Osbourne and Paris Hilton are fighting over some issue that sprung up at Coachella.
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6 Common Illnesses Your Puppy Can Catch
Your puppy is brand new and you want to protect him. The best thing you can do is to feed him a healthy, balanced diet, says Dr. Jim Dobies, a veterinarian with South Point Pet Hospital in Charlotte, N.C..
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Gender-Bending Disney Characters Will Blow Your Mind
A Canadian digital artist decided to change up some classic Disney characters.
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Confirmed: “Men’s Rights Activism” Is For Misogynists Without God
“Men’s rights”, a code word for opposition to women’s rights (usually women’s right to be free of non-violence, to be autonomous in their sexual and relationship decision-making, and to be treated as equals in education and l