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The 16 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (5/31)
The 16 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (5/31)

The news media is the crying baby seated next to you on the 12-hour plane ride of life.

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5 Bizarre Social Media Accounts Way Too Many People Follow
5 Bizarre Social Media Accounts Way Too Many People Follow

@hopeless is the 'Woe is me' Twitter account you've sought for the entirety of your miserable life.

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The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (5/24)
The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (5/24)

Excessive exposure to news media can burn out the circuits in your brain that allow you to give a shit.

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5 Ways The U.S. Is Awful (But Other Countries Are Way Worse)
5 Ways The U.S. Is Awful (But Other Countries Are Way Worse)

Even though things seem to be taking a turn for the terrifying here in the United States, we still got it pretty good.

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The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (5/17)
The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (5/17)

The news media is primarily a delivery system for anxiety and impotent rage.

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The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (5/10)
The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (5/10)

The news can sound like a bar full of drunk strangers all loudly trying to tell you about the worst thing that ever happened to them.

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5 Creepy News Stories That Aren't Getting Enough Attention
5 Creepy News Stories That Aren't Getting Enough Attention

Warning: These stories are super depressing.

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The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (5/3)
The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (5/3)

The news reads like an encyclopedia of worst-case scenarios.

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6 Dumb Myths People Constantly Believe About Immigration
6 Dumb Myths People Constantly Believe About Immigration

Whether you have a 'live and let live' approach or you're convinced that every person with a foreign accent is destroying this country from within, you're probably operating under some false assumptions about the issue.

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The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (4/26)
The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (4/26)

Watching the news can make you feel like your brain just worked a long shift at a diaper-cleaning service.

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6 Horrifying Realities Of Dealing With Sandy Hook 'Truthers'
6 Horrifying Realities Of Dealing With Sandy Hook 'Truthers'

How long do you think it takes conspiracy theorists to turn nasty after a national tragedy? A year? A month? Nope: Immediately.

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I Fought The Taliban And They Came After Me And My Family
I Fought The Taliban And They Came After Me And My Family

So there's this guy in Afghanistan who learned English from watching old Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, and he has quite the story to tell.

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The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (4/19)
The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (4/19)

Trying to stay current with the news is like getting a job manning Earth's complaint desk.

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6 Ways US Elections Look Insane To Non-US Citizens
6 Ways US Elections Look Insane To Non-US Citizens

Lengthy primaries, bitter arguments, colossal amounts of money ... that's just how democracy works, right? But some of those everyday oddities are completely baffling to outsiders.

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The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (4/12)
The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (4/12)

The news can make it look like the world is directed by Zack Snyder while going through a bitter divorce.

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