Social Issues
Social Issues

“Scientific racism” is on the rise on the right. But it’s been lurking there for years. - Vox
http://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/...

When a Republican Congress member tweeted, "We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies," he was tapping into old themes.

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How the Sharing Economy Can Support LGBT Seniors | Advocate.com
http://www.advocate.com/commenta...

Airbnb wants to help queer elders supplement their income and make connections that will help them stay healthy and fulfilled.

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Who Should Pay For Evan Karr’s Heart - BuzzFeed News
http://www.buzzfeed.com/annehele...

Every day, millions of Americans, even those with insurance, struggle to pay for health care. If the Republican health care plan passes, that struggle will only intensify.

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Japan: Anti-Bullying Policy to Protect LGBT Students | Human Rights Watch
http://www.hrw.org/news/2017/03/...

#Japan’s updated national bullying prevention policy will for the first time protect sexual and gender minority students, Human Rights Watch said today.

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The health care bill could be Donald Trump’s Iraq War - Vox
http://www.vox.com/policy-and-po...

Sold on lies, poorly planned, deadly to thousands, and a catastrophe for its authors. #healthcare

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No One Can Explain Why YouTube Bans Some LGBT Content | Advocate.com
http://www.advocate.com/media/20...

YouTubers tell The Advocate the only explanation appears to be ignorance. #LGBT

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The New Version Of "Blind Date" Will Feature LGBT Contestants For The First Time - BuzzFeed News
http://www.buzzfeed.com/patricks...

Britain's most famous dating show, due to return after a 13-year absence, will include people of all genders and sexual orientations. "Blind Date is for everyone," the producer told BuzzF...

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You Can't Balance Out Racism
http://theconcourse.deadspin.com...

Some things don’t dissolve in a cup of platitudes.

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The Case for Eating Weed at Work - Bloomberg
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ar...

It's like having a cup of coffee, but marijuana.

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LGBT Politicians Will Save Us From the Trump Apocalypse | Advocate.com
http://www.advocate.com/commenta...

Out elected officials — like Nebraska's Jay Irwin — are battling the president's divisive agenda at the local level. 

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Food & Drink
Food & Drink

Why Should a Melon Cost As Much As a Car? - Roads & Kingdoms
http://roadsandkingdoms.com/2017...

Japan’s high-end fruit market elevates produce to works of art.

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Your Wine Was Probably Bottled in a Truck | VinePair
http://vinepair.com/articles/you...

Winemaking is a business surrounded by mystery and folklore. But when it comes to bottling, the intrigue disappears in favor of efficiency and cool gadgetry

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BBC - Future - The milk that lasts for months
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/...

Ultra-heat-treated milk is a shelf staple, especially in tropical climes where milk easily spoils. Veronique Greenwood investigates its special properties.

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Roséroni Recipe | VinePair
http://vinepair.com/cocktail-rec...

This week's cocktail draws inspiration from the changing seasons. The #Roseroni will help carry us through to some warm days ahead.

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This Dessert Test Will Reveal Whether You're An Introvert Or An Extrovert
http://www.buzzfeed.com/kodos/th...

Dessert knows everything.

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Why Is No One Marketing Craft Beer to Women? | VinePair
http://vinepair.com/articles/why...

Craft beers can have some... interesting names. Names that aren't particularly great for women. But why don't women in beer seem to care?

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18 Pizza Delivery Fails That Are Just Nope, No Thank You, Not Today
http://www.buzzfeed.com/caseyrac...

#Pizza, I barely knew you.

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Are You As Much Of An Avocado Addict As You Say You Are
http://www.buzzfeed.com/samantha...

We need to know.

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There’s a war over the definition of “milk” between dairy farmers and food startups-and Donald Trump may settle it - Quartz
http://qz.com/923234/theres-a-wa...

There’s a war over the definition of “milk” between dairy farmers and food startups.

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Your Taste In Cheese Will Reveal Which Women You're Most Attracted To
http://www.buzzfeed.com/katangus...

You'll make such a gouda couple.

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Politics
Politics

Jared Kushner: The son-in-law with Donald Trump's ear - BBC News
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-...

Trump's son-in-law Jared #Kushner is now his senior adviser, but who is the camera-shy millionaire?

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Trump’s big new executive order to tear up Obama’s climate policies, explained - Vox
http://www.vox.com/energy-and-en...

This is it. The battle over the future of US climate policy kicks off in earnest Tuesday. #Trump

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Obama Takes Victory Lap On Obamacare 7th Anniversary : NPR
http://www.npr.org/2017/03/23/52...

The former president celebrated the seventh anniversary of his signing of the Affordable Care Act on the day Republicans had planned to start the process of gutting it in celebration. #Obama

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The Republican Health Care Bill Has Crashed and Burned 
http://theslot.jezebel.com/the-r...

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle. #Trump

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The latest health care cut Republicans are weighing, explained - Vox
http://www.vox.com/2017/3/22/150...

It would eliminate requirements that individual plans cover birth control, addiction, and mental health.

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What we know about evidence of coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign - Vox
http://www.vox.com/world/2017/3/...

CNN’s bombshell report, explained. #Trump #Russia

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Mike Pence accused of 'staggering hypocrisy' on private email - BBC News
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us...

The vice-president says there's "no comparison" between his private emails and Hillary Clinton's. #Pence

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A timeline of Jeff Sessions and Michael Flynn’s talks with the Russian ambassador - Vox
http://www.vox.com/policy-and-po...

Trump’s changing tune on Russia casts old talks in a new light. #Sessions #Flynn

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself - The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/polit...

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stepped aside from the Russia investigation on Thursday amid questions about his contacts with Moscow’s ambassador during the election. #JeffSessions

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Barack and Michelle Obama Ink Multi-Million Dollar Book Deal - NBC News
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-n...

While the financial terms have not been officially disclosed, published reports have put the dollar figure Penguin Random House paid anywhere from $30 million to $65 million for both books. #Obama

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Art & Design
Art & Design

New Surreal Illustrations From the Mind of Simon Prades | Colossal
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/20...

Illustrator and graphic designer Simon Prades (previously here and here) creates illusion and intrigue through old school methods of illustration, choosing to loyally stick to pen and ink as his go-to medium. Despite choosing to clean up an...

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Poignant, Playful Photos of the Stray Dogs of India - Feature Shoot
http://www.featureshoot.com/2017...

A hungry dog. A stray puppy at Varanasi Ghat. A kid plays with a street dog. Mumbai photographer Neenad Joseph Arul used to be shy about approaching people, so instead, he turned to the dogs in his neighborhood. Unlike people, the stray ani...

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David Zinn Uses Chalk to Brighten People’s Days «TwistedSifter
http://twistedsifter.com/2017/03...

People love trying to find them before they disappear

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Photography Show 2017: Secrets behind the shots - BBC News
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-engla...

The Photography Show 2017 is to be held in Birmingham, England. The event will also have a "behind the lens" theatre where photographers will share the secrets of their best shots.

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New Mixed Media Landscapes and Still Lifes That Merge Photography and Impressionism by Stev’nn Hall | Colossal
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/20...

Stev'nn Hall (previously) blends photography and painting together in an impressionistic style, often focusing his works on the rural landscapes of his Canadian home, or images of flowers he takes in his studio. The pieces are built fr...

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The Exhibit That Transformed Photography - The New Yorker
http://www.newyorker.com/culture...

On the twentieth anniversary of MOMA’s landmark “New Documents” show, a new book provides the exhibition catalogue that never was.

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Billboards That Advertise the Surrounding California Landscape by Jennifer Bolande | Colossal
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/20...

Jennifer Bolande's work Visible Distance / Second Sight, is not one that you stop your car at and observe, in fact, its not one that even requires slowing to admire. The several billboard installation stretches alongside the Gene Autry...

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Rant: There are Two Kinds of Photographers
http://petapixel.com/2017/02/24/...

I will probably get a bunch of hate for this article, but whatever. Hopefully, my message will help someone. I realize this site is frequented by enthusias

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Smithsonian Magazine's 2016 Photo Contest - The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/photo...

The editors of Smithsonian magazine have just announced the finalists in their 14th annual photo contest, selected from more than 48,000 entries sent in from 146 countries.

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Dave Pollot Paints Your Favorite Characters Into Discarded Paintings «TwistedSifter
http://twistedsifter.com/2017/02...

For serious art critics only

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