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Three Big Reasons Why Bernie Sanders Could Still Win This Election

Corporate media has a story and it's sticking to it: <i>Hillary Clinton has the Democratic nomination in the bag. Bernie hasn't a chance. Talk of big change may attract the under-30 crowd, but the majority of Democratic voters don't buy it. If you're not for Hillary, you're backing a loser, so you may</i> …

What I Learned Working 3 Years at Victoria’s Secret

From ages 19-22, I saw more boobs than the president of a fraternity.<p>I worked as a sales associate in a Victoria’s Secret store for three years. …

Miley Cyrus

Here Are the Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World

Looking to relocate in 2016? Here's a helpful list of the 10 happiest countries in the world — and the United States didn't make the cut. The annual …

Top 10

Father of Canadian six-year-old on no-fly list: our family is not alone

Public safety minister promises to look into why Syed Adam Ahmed was put on security list that delayed family’s flight to Boston on New Year’s Eve<p>The father of a Canadian six-year-old who was flagged as a potential travel threat says he has heard from at least a dozen other families struggling with …

The Great Bathroom Debate: Paper Towel or Hand Dryer?

It's complicated.<p>It's the age-old question that continues to baffle many of us in the bathroom: when you come to drying your hands, should you reach …

Cleaning

Jaw-dropping, nutty, and shocking designs that took the world by surprise in 2015.

<i>Here is a short roundup of some of the most stunning, nutty, and otherwise shocking designs covered on</i> <i>the Eye</i> <i>that took the world by surprise in …

Music Videos

The mathematically proven strategy to win 14 of the most popular games

<i>Originally published May 8</i><p>From Risk to tic-tac-toe, popular games involve tons of strategic decisions, probability and math. So one happy consequence of being a data nerd is that you may have an advantage at something even non-data nerds understand: winning.<p>So how do you win (almost) every game in …

Mathematics

Martin O'Malley Says He Asked Bernie Sanders To Debate. Sanders Said No.

O'Malley isn't pleased with the Democratic National Committee's debate schedule.<p>Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley has tried to hold more debates, even without the party's blessing, he said Tuesday. He said he even asked fellow Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to …

Odell Beckham Jr. gay rumors show the problem with black masculinity.

<i>A version of this post originally appeared on the author's blog,</i> <b>So Let’s Talk About</b>.<p>I hope Odell Beckham Jr. never comes out. Actually, I hope the …

Channing Tatum

The Real Reason Cops Thought Tamir Rice Was Older Than He Really Was

On Monday a grand jury in Cleveland decided not to indict the police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland last year, or …

Until White America looks at Tamir Rice and sees their own children, there will be no racial justice in the U.S.

<b>This undated photo provided by the family's attorney shows Tamir Rice. (AP Photo/Courtesy Richardson & Kucharski Co., L.P.A.)</b><p>He was 12, playing with a toy gun, in a locale with open-carry laws. Tamir Rice was executed for being a black boy<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>December 29, 2015 3:18pm (UTC)<p>In South …

Justice

5 Ways Democratic Socialism Isn't What You Think

Ever since Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy, much attention has been focused on the fact he calls himself a democratic socialist. Socialist, in the American lexicon, has a negative connotation, mainly because of common misunderstandings.<p>Sanders himself has tried many times to explain the …

More Americans were killed in Christmas weekend storms this year than in Islamic extremist attacks since 9/11

<b>Lightning illuminates a house after a tornado touched down in Jefferson County, Ala., Friday, Dec. 25, 2015. (AP/Butch Dill)</b><p>Extreme and deadly weather over Christmas weekend shows Sanders is right: Climate change is the gravest threat<p>Ben Norton<p>December 29, 2015 12:59pm (UTC)<p>When asked in the first …

United Nations

Why Sarah Silverman is scary: It’s the cultural power of celebrities that drives conservatives insane

<b>Stephen Colbert, Sarah Silverman, Amy Schumer (AP/Reuters/Dave Allocca/Danny Moloshok/Kevork Djansezian)</b><p>Over-the-top reactions from conservatives to celebrity progressivism makes a lot more sense than you would think<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>December 29, 2015 10:58am (UTC)<p>Conservatives love decrying liberals …

Let this statement from Bernie sink in, and ask yourself if you want this insanity to continue.

x<p>Next year, four of the 12 presidents at the regional Federal Reserve Banks will be former executives from one firm: Goldman Sachs.<p>— Bernie Sanders …

Middle-class

In Cambodia, 'Lucky' Iron Fish For The Cooking Pot Could Fight Anemia

In 2008, Canadian student Christopher Charles was working in rural Cambodia, living in a typical Cambodian house on stilts. He had no electricity, no running water and, he says, a lot of time to sit around and think.<p>"I was looking at the prevalence of anemia and parasite infection in the region and …

World Bank

This Is the Secret to Incredible Charisma, According to Science

A new study reveals the unexpected trait that all highly charismatic people share.<p>If you're looking to be more charismatic, the internet has lots of suggestions to offer. You should make more eye contact, suggests one post. Just declutter your mind, advises another expert. These common sense …

Charisma

Answering Your Questions About The Democratic Data Breach

Data collection and analysis is a central aspect of a modern political campaign. It's just that usually, campaigns don't really talk about it.<p>But on Saturday night, the very first question in the Democratic presidential debate was all about the voter files that the Democratic National Committee …

Sanders: Trump is 'bombastic' so he can get media coverage

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders says Donald Trump makes "bombastic" and "silly" remarks because they get media coverage -- and blamed the press for falling for the real estate developer's act.<p>"I'll give you one example," Sanders said in an interview that aired Thursday on CNN's "New Day." "A …

Science Surprisingly Finds Meat-Lovers More Environmentally-Friendly Than Vegetarians