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The Twerk That Won the Internet, ‘What the Fox Say’ & More Viral Videos

From the twerk that won the Internet to Jon Stewart’s return, WATCH our countdown of the best and buzziest.<p><b>#MakeBuscemiSay</b><p>Rather than let Steve …

Everything you know about drugs is wrong

Author Carl Hart says we focus too much on drugs’ dangers – and not enough on how racism affects drug policy<p>It’s not every day you read a book that blows the lid off of everything you’ve ever been taught about drugs, but Dr. Carl Hart’s recent work, "High Price," does just that. Part memoir, part …

The Secret To Finland's Success With Schools, Moms, Kids — And Everything

My cousin's husband gets 36 vacation days per year, not including holidays. If he wants, he can leave his job for a brief hiatus and come back to a guaranteed position months later.<p>Tuition at his daughter's university is free, though she took out a small loan for living expenses. Its interest rate …

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10 Best Stoner Movies of All Time

10<p>Practically anything can count as a stoner movie if you're high enough. 18-hour nature documentary? <i>Whoa, look at those fish, man.</i> Somber …

Terrible NTSB Intern Blamed for KTVU's “Ho Lee Fuk” Blunder

The National Transportation Safety Board issued a press release this evening acknowledging that a summer intern had erroneously confirmed four fake …

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The Lust For Convictions In The War On Drugs

<b>Up here in the Commonwealth</b> (God save it!), we once had in the public employ a brave warrior in the war on drugs named Annie Dookhan. Annie was a chemist in the state drug laboratory. Annie was very good at her job. Prosecutors loved her, some admittedly more than others. Annie loved her work, so …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Sal Culosi is dead because he bet on a football game — but it wasn’t a bookie or a loan shark who killed him. His local government killed him, ostensibly to protect him from his …

Does Macklemore Really Thrift Shop?

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are chart-topping rap sensations. In a special rebroadcast, they sat down last year with guest host Celeste Headlee to talk about their latest album 'The Heist' a few months before their fame hit its biggest heights.<p>Transcript<p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST:<p>This is TELL ME MORE from …

Bumblebee’s new look for fourth Transformers film

Bumblebee, the bravest little Autobot in Michael Bay’s cartoon-inspired Transformers movies, gets a new look in the series’ fourth instalment.<p>Revealed by Michael Bay, the films’ director, on his personal website, the yellow Chevrolet Camaro concept completes the collection of the Transformers robot …

Historical Photos Colorized And Brought Back To Life

In a world of continual status updates, countless photos, millions of videos and internet speeds that continue to bring us information faster than …

Anthony Bourdain, Accidental Great Journalist

I've never met Anthony Bourdain. I saw his live performance, "Guts and Glory," at Michigan State University once. I've watched his TV shows, from <i>A Cook's Tou</i>r through <i>No Reservations</i> and <i>Parts Unknown</i>, some of them repeatedly, stored on my iPhone for long trans-pacific flights or insomnia.<p>That's all …

Hello, NSA

The government is listening to your internets. Generate a sentence with some of the keywords they're looking for. Tweet or share and you could earn a …

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The Mind Is An Open Book

I think we're starting to see some sort of conflict between law and values, on the one hand, and technology, on the other. The conflict is unfolding in connection with the law surrounding privacy and protection from undue government and corporate surveillance.<p>I'm not exactly sure why people are so …

How elite universities are killing the American dream

The American Dream isn’t dead. It’s just moved to Denmark.<p>Now, we like to think of ourselves as a classless society, but it isn’t true today. As the Brookings Institution has pointed out, America has turned into a place Horatio Alger would scarcely recognize: we have more inequality and less …

Income Inequality