The traditional preparation for expectant parents would include shopping for binkies, bottles and baby clothes. However, in addition to building cribs and changing diapers, parents are now increasing their list of responsibilities by handling their unborn child’s Twitter account. A new phenomenon has taken over the world of parenthood: more and more millennial parents have […]

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Dear George Lawlor, Recently, George Lawlor, a student at Warwick University in the United Kingdom, told the world that “This Is Not What a Rapist Looks Like” in a photo accompanying an article about the “waste of time” consent class he was invited to on Facebook. According to him, the invite was “a massive, painful, […]

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Just when we thought things couldn’t get worse for the coral reefs around the world, they do. Not only are the mass amounts of garbage and rising sea temperatures testing the endurance of the reef landscape, but now the very skin of swimmers is affecting coral. The problem? Sunscreen. According to Time, a recent study […]

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The Hungarian camerawoman who kicked and tripped a Syrian refugee running from Hungarian police is now suing that refugee and Facebook. Petra Laszlo is suing Facebook because, as the Russian newspaper Izvestia reports, the website refuses to take down derogatory content about her, and instead deletes groups that support Laszlo. And she’s suing the refugee […]

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I want to start this off with a word-association exercise that I have no doubt will yield unanimous results among readers: Chocolate > Sweet Bed > Sleep Israel-Palestine > Conflict Holocaust > Hitler (and horrible, and inhumane) There are some incidents in history that never cause a debate. It is undoubtedly agreed who was at […]

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What is four years old, gets more than 4 million views a month, and gives dating advice from the Beastie Boys? Rookie magazine. The fourth, possibly final (and possibly best) “Rookie Yearbook” was published Tuesday, adding a new gem to Rookie’s stash. The first three Rookie yearbooks were enchanting annual compilations of the best work […]

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Entering his last stretch of manhood, James Franco, actor-turned-performance artist, was thrown a bar mitzvah at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Oct. 17. For context, this was actually a fundraiser for Seth Rogen and wife Lauren Miller’s Hilarity for Charity, an organization founded to raise awareness and research funding for the Alzheimer’s Association. […]

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“Why are there period ads everywhere?” reads the bold lettering on an ad developed by Thinx, a new company that has created underwear built to absorb period blood. “The better question is,” they also posit, “Why shouldn’t there be?” The salient question was originally aimed towards commuters on the New York subway system, but it […]

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Hearing about new discoveries in the field of genetics always tends to get people’s thoughts running in a certain direction. We think: superhuman looks, superhuman strength and superhuman brainpower — basically a genetically-modified species of super humans casually strolling around the planet. Then we correct our self-absorbed, conceited ways and think of the technology’s other […]

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