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    The satirical site let loose on a Twitter tirade against Facebook that was equal parts funny and disturbing.

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    The acclaimed author and race-relations specialist will bring a political bent to the comic book staple.

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    What started as a creative premise is at risk of becoming an ode to commercialism.

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    The YouTube series pits ideological opposites against each other, but the debates are tame, even respectful.

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    Social media has dramatically changed advertising, causing marketing agencies to move from promos to memes, but how relatable do consumers want their brands to be?

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    As state chair of the country’s largest Republican student federation, Ariana Rowlands is bringing aggressive, unapologetic conservatism to southern California.

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    Inspired by the body-positivity movement, photographer Peter DeVito created a powerful photo series of unretouched images to normalize acne.

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    Has Melania Trump forever changed the American First Lady?

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    The Facebook web series, ‘Five Points,’ explores common controversies with a potentially revolutionary platform.

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    Has Jussie made a name for himself separate from the hit musical TV drama?

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    The gut-wrenching twist at the end of the first film has, short-sightedly, discouraged any follow-ups.

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    Drake vs. Pusha T, Chief Keef vs. 6ix9ine and Lil Uzi Vert vs. Rich the Kid. What a time to be alive.

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    In a medium dominated by male characters and the women that squabble over them, these ladies are changing the game.

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    These classic films deserve some modern magic to bring their timeless plots to life.

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    From plundering pirate ships to prison breaks, you can experience unique escape rooms all around the world.

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    Chinese-Canadian director Domee Shi both wrote and directed the short film.

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    The indie video game parody is based on educational games from the 1980s and 1990s.

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    The #TakeDownMillieBobbyBrown meme has gone much, much too far.

     

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    Creating blissfully angelic pictures is so simple that anyone can do it, at least in theory.

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    Plus a bonus one: Who doesn’t want to hear an acceptance speech from the Fab Five?

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    ‘The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins!’ is a dream come true for fans of the podcast.

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    Which, as it just so happens, is exactly why what they’re doing is so important.

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    It’s time to bring back your favorite female powerhouses.

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    This list is assuming that Drake will be able to tour without a backbone.

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    It’s gotten so bad that even John Cusack’s getting involved.

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    It won’t be long till Amazon owns the government anyway.

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    Determining how and who should assess the work of minority groups has become a looming question in the increasingly diverse art world.

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    Both deal with high school violence, but the shows have three critical differences.

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    The MTV series approaches uncomfortable topics, such as classism, racism and transgender tropes, in a comedic yet thought-provoking way.

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    It’s the best surfing in the country that has the best surfing in the world.

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    The artist formerly known as Christine and the Queens has rebranded.

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    Here are 12 tips to show respect, protect your LGBTQ+ peers and enjoy Pride without getting in the way.

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    Sessions ruled that domestic abuse victims can no longer seek asylum in the United States.

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    Take a break from ‘Fortnite’ and browse these anticipated, upcoming battle royale games.

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    Check out these astrological signs before your next date.

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    It’s scary, yes, but it’s also brilliant.

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    I hope IHOb knew what they were doing with this one.

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    The ‘Jersey Shore’ star’s recent domestic dispute highlights the sad relationship between violent relationships and reality television.

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    Two glitches in seven days have underscored, yet again, how addicted everyone is to the app.

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    After sexual harassment claims, the company is trying to find ways to prevent further incidents and ensure the safety of its riders.

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    It’s time for Disney to come up with a solution.

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    According to the Billboard chart lists from 2007 and 2017, music hasn’t changed all that much.

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    And it’s taking more than just your screens by storm.

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    Tears and cheers filled the room at the 72nd Tony Awards.

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    Citizens gathered in Seoul, South Korea, to protest the use of spy cams in public places, which are known to specifically target women.

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    And might have helped disenfranchise thousands of voters in Ohio and throughout the U.S.

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    The suit is a showdown between the best of the best of the battle royale games.

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    For a lot of young people, zodiacs offer a non-religious explanation for a chaotic world.

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    Physical attractiveness is important, sure, but a string of dumb words can really take the shine off a guy’s six-pack.

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    The awards felt charged with a spirit of activism, a theme reinforced by the night’s biggest winners.

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    Time to add these titles to your binge list.

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    All of your favorite characters are back on the big screen as movie sequels are set to highlight theaters this summer.

     

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    Paramore’s lead singer finds her new voice and her old laugh.

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    Here are the best podcasts to tune in to if you’d rather ignore those pesky CNN notifications.

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    She successfully manipulated an entire city into believing she was royalty, but the $62,000 debt on a credit card told a different story.

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    Eminem’s sound effects in ‘Kill You’ sparked conversations about whether gunshot-like sound effects are appropriate in the wake of mass shootings.

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    The 45th president spurred more than his fair share of controversy at the 44th G7 Summit shortly before his meeting with Kim Jong Un.

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    Although the movie’s plot seems similar to many others in its genre, the dread and horror it instills is not.

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    The host of Facebook Watch’s ‘The Mirror Challenge,’ Lawrence has gift for combining body positivity and realistic advice.

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    Net neutrality has now officially been repealed, and nobody knows exactly what the future holds for internet usage.

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    Between the blood and investigative prowess, these documentaries will remind you that being a detective is nothing like playing Clue with the family.

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    The home rental service allows individuals to register their homes as emergency shelters, bringing new meaning to ‘loving thy neighbor.’

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    The next installment of the ‘Legally Blonde’ trilogy will not only bring joy, but also spark conversation about how to address the newest age of feminism.

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    Facebook and Twitter dominate today’s social media landscape, but with bad press popping up left and right, it might not stay that way forever.

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    It may be known for its black comedy, but the adult animated series ‘Bojack Horseman’ offers many nuggets of cynical wisdom.

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    In a world with endless content accessible around the clock, these shows have characters so realistic they could walk right out of your screen.

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    They’re furry, slippery and a little bit kooky, but most importantly, Disney’s animal sidekicks are always there when you need them.

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    PSA: Female authors aren’t penning novels with the intent of having half the world’s population avoid their literature.

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    It’s going to be hard to beat the summer heat with this fire album at the top of the charts.

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    The singer-songwriter’s 2018 album, ‘God’s Favorite Customer,’ is quieter, sadder and more honest than ever before.

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    When pushed to make a quick decision on your future, some have learned that clicking off one major can easily change.

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    From female-led action flicks to independent horror, is this the summer Hollywood finally takes a step in the right direction?

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    Federal loan entrance counseling breaks down the ins and outs of student loans, teaching students how to make smart financial decisions before they borrow.

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    The unremarkable four-track project has only served to sour his fan base.

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    How the predominantly Catholic country defied centuries-old doctrine.

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    A wrap-up of the Drake/Pusha-T beef, with no detail spared.

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    The all-female cast of ‘Ocean’s 8’ subverts many of the common narratives surrounding female characters by being unapologetic criminals.

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    Rebecca Black is back, amongst other developments.

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    By underscoring the quotidian details of trans women’s lives, Vergara hopes to discredit the sensationalism surrounding the community.

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    Featuring a male protagonist who is more controlling than cute and unrealistic friendship rules, ‘The Kissing Booth’ misses its mark.

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    By offering its gamers mediocre downloadable content, EA could be driving ‘The Sims’ toward its demise.

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    Jumping into June means the year is already halfway over. Here are the best 2018 albums, with plenty more to come.

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    ‘Pokémon Go’ changed the way users play, and Nintendo wants that to continue that trend.

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    Since 1999, suicide rates have risen nearly 30 percent.

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    Samantha Bee’s apology to Ivanka Trump was the first real ‘I’m Sorry’ I have heard in a while.

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    Between all of these creative YouTubers, you’re sure to find something that tingles your fancy.

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    Just feel the Bern and imagine the flames of Bernie Sanders waging war on the status quo, eliminating student debt and leading the United States with honesty and integrity.

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    In a selfless move, the smokeless tobacco company has created an advertisement campaign to discourage teens and non-smokers from using their product.

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    Fashion icon Kate Spade hid her issues with mental illness behind her bubbly public image for decades.

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    Trump’s surprising choice to pardon an old woman serving time for drug offenses is good news — but don’t expect big changes out of his administration.

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    Jennifer Fox’s new film recounts her experiences as a survivor of childhood sexual assault during the 1970s.

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    These modern cartoons and their morals aren’t just for kids.

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    Jessica Davis’ hesitance to come forward against Bryce Walker mimics the anxiety minority women experience every day.

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    After two years of dating, one of the top comedic YouTube couples has decided to call it quits.

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    Kelly Marie Tran deleted her Instagram because of the rampant, incessant misogyny of ‘Star Wars’ fans.