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Stop the Lies: Facebook Will Soon Let You Flag Hoax News Stories
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, society, humans, interesting, safety, sports, ethics, culture, education, environment, crime, corruption, dishonesty, family, sadness, rights )

- 309 days ago -
Remember when Sarah Palin joined Al Jazeera America? Or Paul Krugman declared bankruptcy?Neither of these stories were true. But in a social-media-driven news cycle that moves at perpetual warp speed, these falsehoods raced out ahead of the facts.
Overweight Woman Compiles Strangers' Sneers for Photo Series
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, society, sadness, safety, women, rights, usa, religion, movies )

- 371 days ago -
The Project: WAIT WATCHERS In 2010, I set up a camera to take a self-portrait in Times Squares in New York City. After I had the film developed, I looked at the images and found that a man was standing behind me and appeared to be sneering at me. I nev
Allow DNA Testing for Kirstin Blaise Lobato PLEASE SIGN!!
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, cover-up, corruption, usa, news, media, lies, military, dishonesty, crime, constitution, abuse )

- 374 days ago -
In 2002 at 19 years old, Kirstin was convicted for the murder and sexual assault of a homeless man named Duran Bailey in Las Vegas. But there was no physical evidence tying Kirstin to the crime and the evidence that was tested for DNA actually excluded h
King Tut Had A Club Foot And Other Deformities, New 'Autopsy' Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, interesting, society, sadness )

- 400 days ago -
An international team of researchers studying King Tutankhamun are reporting some surprising new discoveries about the ancient boy kingThe scientists say that a 'virtual autopsy' of Tut -- essentially a close analysis of a life-size image of the king made
6 Ways the Cops Know You're Texting
Society & Culture  (tags: NewTechnology, computers, design, discovery, tech, technology, society, investigation, concept, business, climate, computer, energy, research, safety, study, crime, police, law, transportation )

- 400 days ago -
Forty-four states ban all drivers from texting behind the wheel, but that doesn't seem to stop many of us.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that at any given daytime moment, over 600,000 drivers are using cell phones or
What Happens When You Dye Your Hair as Often as Nicole Richie
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, safety, society, tv, women, world, humans, interesting )

- 401 days ago -
Nicole Richie stepped out in New York City this week sporting new, indigo hued locks. Starting with lavender in March, the star of Candidly Nicole has spent the last few months experimenting with a rainbow of hair colors. And she's not the only celebri
The Plus Size Fashion Industry Needs a Facelift....Models Size 12---16????
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, environment, ethics, internet, interesting, humans, sadness, society, women, world, tv )

- 401 days ago -
Plus size is finally getting the attention it rightly deserves. Recently, fashion weeks around the world have featured women of all proportions and popular retailers have started selling more sizes. But according to one fashion insider, the inclusiv
Toddler Beaten and Choked to Death for Soiling Pants: Police
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, child, children, corruption, death, dishonesty, family, health, humans, law, media, police, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, violence )

- 402 days ago -
A man accused in the death of his 3-year-old stepdaughter was being held in a New York City hospital on Sunday after police found him in an apartment with self-inflicted stab wound.
Shake It Off (Taylor Swift Cover)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, dishonesty, child, children, death, education, freedoms, gayrights, interesting, sadness, society, politics, rights, religion, safety, violence, women, world )

- 402 days ago -
Husband and wife musicians Us The Duo this week released a powerful cover of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" as part of October's bullying prevention
Please Sign: Americans Shouldn't Have to Go to Germany for a College Degree
Society & Culture  (tags: education, college, Germany free tuition, US high tuition and loan interest, right to higher education, US Congress, debt burden on new college graduates, poor economic growth, personal debt )

- 408 days ago -
Americans have to pay a small fortune for a college degree these days. But in Germany, tuition is free - even for Americans! Not only is education not free in the US, but it is more expensive than ever - and loan interest rates are far too high.
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