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The Truth About The Massive New Study That Has Captivated Anti-LGBT Groups

A new report that seems to contradict the basics of LGBT identity falls totally flat.<p>Anti-LGBT conservative outlets have been abuzz this week about a …

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Are We Fundamentally Good or Evil? Neuroscience Has an Answer

What underlies every box office hit, bestselling novel, and most compelling video games? A fight between good and evil, of course.<p>The argument over …

Richard Stewart, B.C.Mayor, Wears One Suit For Months To Show Male Privilege Exists

Double standards are alive and thriving in politics. To prove that, one B.C. mayor wore the same suit for well over a year and waited for someone to …

Funny Toddler Video: Little Girl's Love Of Zebras Knows No Bounds

When the house is quiet, you know the kids are up to something. That’s what one Australian mom thought when she hadn’t heard a peep from her …

Why I Stopped Talking Like Ben Carson

I used to tell my life story as a feel-good fairy tale. Now, I realize, I was doing it all wrong.<p>If Ben Carson’s political career is built on anything, it’s his inspirational story. For two decades he’s been selling books and drawing crowds with his “you control your own destiny” message, …

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3 inconvenient facts that make libertarians’ heads explode

<b>Ron Paul (Reuters/Scott Audette)</b><p>Because acknowledging that inequality is a problem that needs solving is apparently a bridge too far…<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>March 12, 2014 3:36pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Libertarians are proponents of a philosophy that embraces free-market …

The rise of the reader: journalism in the age of the open web | Katharine Viner

Katharine Viner, deputy editor of the Guardian and editor-in-chief of Guardian Australia, gave the AN Smith lecture in Melbourne on Wednesday night. Here's her speech<p>I'd like to begin with a true story.<p>I was recently conducting a job interview for a Guardian role, and I asked the interviewee, who …

The Psychology of Unity After Tragedy

Why the Boston Marathon bombings brought the United States together<p>New York Yankees Joba Chamberlain, Hiroki Kuroda, Phil Hughes, CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte bow their heads during a moment of silence in honor of victims of the Boston Marathon bombings in New York on Tuesday. (AP/Kathy …