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Pro-Gay Coloring Books for Russian Kids

November 19th, 2013 3:15 PM

The fashion-conscious LGBT activist group’s announcement of a direct mail campaign to deliver 10,000 copies of pro-gay coloring books to Russian children has sparked a debate on Tumblr regarding its aggressive “awareness-raising” tactics.

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Batkid Saves San Francisco

November 18th, 2013 4:33 PM

Last week, the Make-A-Wish Foundation turned San Francisco into the fictional city of Gotham for 5-year-old Miles Scott, a cancer patient who assumed the role of “Batkid” to save the city from the Riddler and the Penguin.

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The Resurrection of Silk Road

November 15th, 2013 7:45 PM

It’s been a little over a month since the F.B.I seized and shut down Silk Road, but the infamous online black market is already back in business. Which brings us to the question…

Do you think it is feasible to keep the drugs off the Internet?

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JP Morgan's Q&A Hashtag Gets Hijacked

November 15th, 2013 4:31 PM

J.P. Morgan’s slight attempt at hosting an AMA-like Q&A event with a senior executive had to be cancelled today after the hashtag was hijacked by a storm of tweets shaming the company for its controversial business ethics.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership

November 15th, 2013 1:00 AM

What once began as a free trade agreement to foster the economies of the Asian-Pacific region may soon become a facade for an international copyright regime, according to WikiLeak’s latest publication of a chapter on intellectual property rights proposed by the U.S. as part of the treaty.

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Protesters Denounce Genocide Joke

November 12th, 2013 7:33 PM

Protesters have called for ABC to terminate talk show host Jimmy Kimmel for airing an unscripted segment in which a six-year-old boy suggested killing “everyone in China” to solve the United States debt problem.

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Devastating Images of Typhoon Haiyan

November 11th, 2013 7:50 PM

Hellish pictures and videos from the disaster zone in the Phillippines have been emerging all day on Twitter, as one of the strongest tropical cyclones on record dissipates into history with an estimated death toll of 10,000, which is expected to rise significantly in the coming days.

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Miami Dolphins Texting Controversy

November 11th, 2013 3:38 PM

Suspended Miami Dolphins starting guard Richie Incognito has complained that he was unfairly accused of bullying his teammate Jonathan Martin, citing an image macro sent by Martin containing a threatening caption.

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