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Russia Hacked Your Facebook Feed: Here's How
Russia Hacked Your Facebook Feed: Here's How

I don't know if Russia 'hacked' the election. But they did find a backdoor entrance to hack our democracy.

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Marvel Called The Rise Of Trump (Nearly 10 Years Ago)
Marvel Called The Rise Of Trump (Nearly 10 Years Ago)

Oddly specific parallels arise between this eight-year-old comic book arc and the ridiculous, disconcerting mess we now call a reality.

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The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (1/3/17)
The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (1/3/17)

We're not sure how to tell you this, but while you were off having a holiday, the news kept happening. And happening.

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9 Stories That Were Huge (And Immediately Forgotten) In 2016
9 Stories That Were Huge (And Immediately Forgotten) In 2016

These are the shiny dangling keys of 2016.

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12 2016 Headlines That Would Have Sounded Insane 5 Years Ago
12 2016 Headlines That Would Have Sounded Insane 5 Years Ago

Check out these ridiculous, real headlines from the past year, and imagine telling them to yourself at the beginning of 2016.

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5 Reasons Fake News Killed Facts In 2016
5 Reasons Fake News Killed Facts In 2016

How did we get caught up in this sewage of fake news?

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5 Huge (But Underreported) Problems With Trump's Wall
5 Huge (But Underreported) Problems With Trump's Wall

It's our responsibility as Americans to delve into the details of his absurd anti-immigration strategy and expose the utter nonsense of it all.

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The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (12/20/16)
The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (12/20/16)

Keeping up with the news is like going to the mall on December 20. It's frantic, you can never find what you're looking for, and there's always someone screaming.

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Why Smart People Support Trump (And Why They’re Wrong)
Why Smart People Support Trump (And Why They’re Wrong)

I'm going to reach back in time to have a bitter but productive debate with the 1999 'Fight Club really speaks to me!' Republican version of myself.

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5 Reasons 2016 Was The Worst Year Ever (That Are BS)
5 Reasons 2016 Was The Worst Year Ever (That Are BS)

While it might feel as if 2016's suckiness has doomed us all, keep in mind that we've been here many, many times before.

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I Survived 996 Days As A Hostage (They Killed Everyone Else)
I Survived 996 Days As A Hostage (They Killed Everyone Else)

Being captured by terrorists isn't exactly a walk in the park. But they do have Xbox.

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Donald Trump's Method For Covering Up Bad News With Tweets
Donald Trump's Method For Covering Up Bad News With Tweets

If you dig into Trump's tweets, as I've had the misfortune of doing, you'll notice a trend.

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4 Facts Of Life In A Town That’s Constantly Bombed By Drones
4 Facts Of Life In A Town That’s Constantly Bombed By Drones

We talked to Muhammad about living in a sneak preview of a horrifying Skynet future. Here's what we learned.

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The Electoral College's Rules Are More Dated Than We Thought
The Electoral College's Rules Are More Dated Than We Thought

Is the Electoral College a useful check built in for good reasons, or is it an antiquated and insane system that is a stain on our national honor, like the Nielsen ratings system?

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Insane Things That Happened This Week (In 2016)
Insane Things That Happened This Week (In 2016)

The weekly news cycle is like a fast food restaurant ball pit -- colorful, exciting, and surprisingly full of crap.

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