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    The move to Facebook Watch has proven to be, like, a totally dope move for the hilarious series.

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    Video games have come front and center in the discussion surrounding freedom of online speech.

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    If she pulls it off, Bynes’ turnaround would be one of the most dramatic in celebrity history.

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    For anyone who was dying to make Krabby Patties, Kevin’s Famous Chili or milksteak of their own.

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    Can turning classic literature into Instagram Stories actually get more young people to read them?

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    Combining tenets of female empowerment and pagan mysticism, witchcraft is on the rise in modern America.

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    Sustainability guru Manuela Baron wants to make living well less intimidating.

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    If you feel like you haven’t smiled in a week, these are for you.

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    You’re goan thank us later.

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    Hardcore female characters, an amazingly well-built fantasy world and a beautiful writing style — need I say more?

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    Gun violence, racism, mass consumption and more have the country headed toward catastrophe, according to Rocky.

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    Channels like Crash Course, Khan Academy and others are perfect for complementing your in-class education.

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    Hopefully, by reading this, you can learn them the easy way.

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    Beauty pageants have always been, and will always be, backdrops for soaring human drama.

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    After starring in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and ‘Ocean’s 8,’ the Queens native has become an articulate voice for diversity in media.

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    More than ever, Americans need to know the history of Central America, which makes these programs critical.

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    Though the album is overflowing with sadness, its encouragement is just as evident.

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    A definitive ranking of the DC films, as well as where Jason Momoa’s new flick will fall in the hierarchy.

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    Her music is amazing, but it’s her life story that will leave your jaw hanging.

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    Looks can be deceiving.

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    Creator Brian Baldocchi talks ‘Fake News at Night,’ a new kind of satire airing on Facebook.

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    The best books of the year, as voted by you. Did your favorites make the cut?

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    Imagine being married to Donald Trump AND facing the wrath of the American pubic.

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    ‘Why ain’t nobody tell me I was bleedin?’ he asks on ‘Shattered Dreams.’

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    A vaccine exists, but it’s only available to military personnel.

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    China wants a censored search engine, and Google might be greedy enough to oblige them.

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    Through a series of vignettes, the directing duo deconstruct several of the genre’s more hackneyed tropes.

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    Years ago the Japanese artist understood that art could offer an experience, and now there’s no going back.

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    Representation in criticism is more important than you know.

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    A presidential run might seem crazy, but O’Rourke’s resume fits the bill.

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    ‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’ does what few much-ballyhooed albums do: it lives up to the hype.

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    Through its ‘VR for Good’ initiative, the company hopes to expand beyond gaming.

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    Overshadowed and under-played, each of these projects deserves way more attention than they received.

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    Hosseini’s novel captures the refugee experience in the magnitude of its human drama.

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    If you follow these guidelines, your only challenge will be deciding which college to attend.

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    2018 saved the best for the last.

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    She’s gone from locals to Lollapalooza in less than a year.

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    The streaming service is ending the year with a bang.

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    For a ‘love yourself as you are’ video, why wear makeup and shoot in monochrome?

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    If the argument comes down to exposure, then other addictive products are equally incriminated.

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    Jon Favreau’s live-action remake has gone to great lengths to recreate the film’s transcendent appeal.

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    In almost every field, from education to firefighting to medical care, IoT tech offers potential breakthroughs.

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    During his lifetime, even Lee was amazed with how popular the MCU had become.

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    Head-bobbing background noise has never been so in.

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    It requires so much more than you’d think.

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    Charlie Brown and his friends have nothing on Nate Dogg.

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    The judiciary has long been the most progressive governmental branch, but it’s certainly not their ally.

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    We examine the receipts.

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    It’s the holiday season, Belcher style.

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    Answers are mixed, but there are certainly more no’s than there were a few years ago.

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    The show captures the wit of Dan Harmon’s series, but adds emotional complexity and warmth.

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    It’s the happiest time of the year … according to Hallmark.

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    These household names are gone, but they will be remembered.

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    From pop purgatory to sold-out stadiums, the English superstar has created a musical niche that has fans obsessed.

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    Her latest novel, ‘Time Bomb,’ is the latest in a string of works that will have your heart beating out of your chest.

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    Yes, you have the time. And no, they don’t cost any money.

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    No matter how packed your schedule is, each of these books can find a place in it.

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    Democratic socialism just might be what saves the Union.

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    ‘A Love Letter to You 3’ flounders in the shadow of its predecessors.

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    It’s time to stop catering to male fantasies.

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    The musical will bring a lot more to the island than dance numbers.

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    They’ve criticized the Republican Party for being a bunch of old white people, but Democrats aren’t much better at the moment.

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    The series aims to join the ranks of other cult cartoon classics, like ‘Gravity Falls’ and ‘Adventure Time.’

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    She was the most powerful woman in the world for eight years, and she did a lot to earn it.

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    Recent comments have revealed just how behind the times the company is.

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    Despite increased political engagement, the number of under-30-year-olds voting is still far too low.

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    You love watching, so why not listen?

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    Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen, both 22, break down relationships, finances, Netflix and much more.

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    Now players are going crazy over the sequel AND the prequel.

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    Akana’s ‘Youth and Consequences’ series should be the model for modern television.

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    The decision reaffirms the company’s commitment to innovation, and it shows a level of loyalty that’s becoming rare in the tech world.

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    YouTube Music might be the dark horse of streaming services, but it’s only getting better.

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    It might have been a soapy teen drama, but it was the second-longest-running series in television history.

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    Meet the guys who love being the butt of their own jokes.

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    Larsson’s books and their adaptations succeeded because they bucked stereotypes, something no one told Fede Álvarez.

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    Just how far did the blue wave ride?

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    Every time Earl drops new music the world becomes a better place.

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    The series chronicles the downfall of professional athlete Aaron Hernandez, but raises questions about much more than football.

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    Her poetry exposes the way the U.S. military warps language to conceal the atrocities it commits.

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    Which is very bad news for Democrats.

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    ‘The Great Depression’ cycles through the stages of grief, exploring the spectrum of mental health on the way.

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    The network has a track record of overexposing its brightest stars until they dim and burn out.

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    Doing so, however, cost them a coherent timeline and historical accuracy.

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    Grande’s savvy branding has elevated her from musician to pop culture icon.

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    YouTube has had serious trouble keeping their adolescent content family-friendly.

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    Counterintuitive, no?

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    The superstar has transformed from a sweet, talented actress into a goddess.