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The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (9/8)
The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (9/8)

The news media's primary motivation these days is clearly to drum up sales of emergency apocalypse supplies.

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5 Lame Attempts At Health Food By Famous Restaurant Chains
5 Lame Attempts At Health Food By Famous Restaurant Chains

These are somewhat commendable ideas, but you won't be surprised to know that, in almost every case, their attempts failed miserably.

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5 Insane Psychics Who Prove The Afterlife Is A Scam
5 Insane Psychics Who Prove The Afterlife Is A Scam

Here are just a few inventive methods that practitioners of the paranormal have developed to distinguish themselves from their peers.

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5 Commercials That Crack The Donald Trump Code
5 Commercials That Crack The Donald Trump Code

Put your politics aside for the length of this column.

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The 12 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (9/1)
The 12 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (9/1)

Judging from the news, the world is like a disaster movie, only without the last few scenes where everybody escapes.

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The Cracked Store Update: Sorry You're Going Back To School
The Cracked Store Update: Sorry You're Going Back To School

Oh no, school's almost here and you didn't buy any new clothes! Good thing we have you covered!

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The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/25)
The 14 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/25)

Staying on top of the news is like trying to follow the plot of Kevin Spacey's serial killer notebooks in 'Se7en.'

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6 People Who Responded To Tragedies In The Most Soulless Way
6 People Who Responded To Tragedies In The Most Soulless Way

When disaster strikes, there are plenty of ways you can respond without being a massive tool. But that's not what these heroes decided to do.

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4 Thriving Communities That Rich People Destroyed On Purpose
4 Thriving Communities That Rich People Destroyed On Purpose

If you see the bulldozers then you'll already know that it's too late.

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Creepy Things White People Think It's OK To Say About Race
Creepy Things White People Think It's OK To Say About Race

The general reaction to these protesters across the Internet was fascinating. And sad.

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Cecil The Lion Made You A Moron: 5 Stages Of Facebook Rage
Cecil The Lion Made You A Moron: 5 Stages Of Facebook Rage

Every huge outrage is inevitably locked in one of the following five stages before it dissipates into wistful nothingness, like a gentle fart in a raging typhoon.

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6 Ways Critics Of Political Correctness Have It Backwards
6 Ways Critics Of Political Correctness Have It Backwards

I dug into some of the 'PC Suckz00rz' arguments and quickly realized that not only are they wrong, they're exactly wrong, which is sort of impressive.

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The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/18)
The 13 Most Insane Things Happening Right Now (8/18)

Staying on top of current events is like trying to drink from a fire hose, only instead of a hydrant it's hooked up to a sewer line.

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6 Absurdly Pathetic Last-Ditch Protests Against Gay Marriage
6 Absurdly Pathetic Last-Ditch Protests Against Gay Marriage

Sometimes the opponents' plans are so ridiculous that you almost have to admire their dedication to being terrible.

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5 Stories That Should Make The Anti-Vax Movement Worry
5 Stories That Should Make The Anti-Vax Movement Worry

It's been a banner year so far for the anti-vaccination movement. But not everything is rubella and roses for the anti-vaxxers.

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