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Powerful 2-Minute Video Protests Washington Redskins Mascot

There was a lot happening in the world of sports last week (NBA finals, Stanley Cup, World Cup opening game, etc.) but one of the most moving and interesting moments happened when The Yocha Dehe Wintu…


10 Health Tests Every Father Should Get

We know you want your pops to be around for as long as humanely possible. In honor of Father's Day, we know one major way you can help! Loyola Medicine has a great theme for the holiday year - "Thi…


5 Animals That Will Make You Grateful for Your Father

You're likely already pretty grateful for your awesome dad. But just in case you need some inspiration to show your love this Father's Day, we've rounded up some shameful pops from the animal kingdom.…


Why We’re Misinformed About Gun Violence

With the recent news of the Santa Barbara shooting and yesterday's Seattle Pacific University shooting and all the others before them, it's easy to feel like gun violence is at an all time high. Bu…


Sex Toys Not Welcome in Georgia Town (But Guns are Fine)

In Sandy Springs, Georgia, sex toys are prohibited unless you have a "bonafide medical, scientific, educational, legislative, judicial, or law enforcement purpose," according to a 2009 city ordinance.…


10 Foods You Should (But Probably Don’t) Grill

Yes, you're probably aware that a variety of meats and vegetables taste great after being cooked on the grill. But we've got five less obvious choices you should check out! Whether you're grilling …


What to Do if Someone’s Experiencing a Stroke

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and we've got tips on what you should do in case someone around you is experiencing a stroke. Up to 80% of strokes can be prevented, and just last January we…


America’s Best & Worst Bike-Friendly Cities

Bike to Work Day is May 16th this year, which may be easier for some of you than others. We dug around to uncover the the countries best and worst cities for bikers. How did yours fare? Bicycling.c…


Top 10 Endangered Species

Every year, new animals populate the endangered species list. In honor of Endangered Species Day on May 16th, we recognize this year's list and hope for a future for each of them. While some animal…


How to Survive Getting Struck by Lightning

Of all the things you have to worry about every day, getting struck by lightning probably doesn't even make the top 50. And while it's true that it's unlikely to happen to you, you should always be pr…


about Lo Lankford

Lo Lankford is a recent Los Angeles transplant after a decade in the Big Apple. In her "spare time" (ha!) she used to run a dog rescue called Badass Brooklyn and helped save over 400 dogs. Otherwise? Nerd'do well, whistle blower, proud hillbilly from the sticks.

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