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Black Hollywood and beyond showed up and showed out at the 2016 NAACP Image Awards Friday night. It was basically the most fabulous "Ef You" to mainstream award shows who have overlooked people of color that we've seen in recent years.  Who needs the...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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There's nothing quite like a middle school auditorium positively overflowing with Cruz supporters...
From: Salon.com | By: Gary Legum | Friday, February 5, 2016
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The Fultz Quadruplets serve as a reminder why Black history should be a required course and not an elective, or regulated to one month out of the year. Sadly, if you want to learn Black History, then you have to research on your own, and in doing so,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Ny MaGee | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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I'm 32 weeks pregnant with my first child. Meanwhile, my sweetie's father is succumbing to cancer (so, by the way, is my stepmom, whom I love dearly). I'm interested in tips on how to cope with tough stuff like this while pregnant, how to both be supportive...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Lisitasan | Friday, February 5, 2016
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AP/Rick BowmerUtah lawmakers are considering making it the first state to declare pornography a public health crisis, similar to cigarettes. State Sen. Todd Weiler (R) recently introduced a legislative resolution that would recognize a range of “societal...
From: Business Insider | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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I would like to hear about how you've been able to raise a kid and care for an affectionate yet skittish cat. How did you do it? I'm particularly interested in stories about kids between the ages of 2-10.My husband and I have started talking about having...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: MsMartian | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Whose responsibility is it to stop Zika? The largely mosquito-borne virus has spread to more than 20 countries and territories in the Americas since it arrived in Brazil about a year ago, and there’s concern that it’s threatening the fetuses of pregnant...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Anna Maria Barry-Jester | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Government responses to the current Zika emergency highlight failures of health policy both in America and abroad...
From: Salon.com | By: Eesha Pandit | Friday, February 5, 2016
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On Friday, scientists detected Zika virus in both urine and saliva for the first time, classifying the virus in the bodily fluid samples as "active." That means the fluid samples are capable of transmitting Zika. This finding, coupled with recent reports...
From: Parent Dish | By: Erin Schumaker | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Getting in shape while keeping our sanity can be hard. Luckily, our friends at YourTango tell us how to look better while still enjoying ourselves. Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Ericka McConnell You can have your cake and eat it too. Have you...
From: FitSugar | By: YourTango | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Ohio governor doesn't talk much about his views — but he's shuttered half his state's clinics.
From: Politico | By: Jennifer Haberkorn | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Gwen Stefani has been battling rumors of a pregnancy for months, and now, reports of an alleged “baby bump” have surfaced. Although Gwen Stefani’s rep denied she was expecting a child with boyfriend Blake Shelton to Gossip Cop just weeks ago, a...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lindsay Cronin | Friday, February 5, 2016
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The State of Texas has been decimating access to Planned Parenthood clinics within its borders. Since 2011, Texas has been working concertedly to eliminate its citizens access to Planned Parenthood, and the state has severely restricted citizens’ ability...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Ramirez | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Plankton either grows into something other than plankton—a strong swimming non-planktonic adult, like a crab or a fish, or it stays the same—forever drifting with the shifting tides.
From: The Rumpus | By: Charlotte O'Brien | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Instead of piecemeal recommendations about sex and drinking, the CDC should recommend contraception for all women...
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte | Friday, February 5, 2016
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"I'll say no probably one time, and then it's like, 'Aw, baby, this isn't a good idea, let's try something else,' " the singer tells PEOPLE
From: People | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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What happened when 11 exiles armed themselves for a violent night in the Gambia
From: The Atlantic | By: Stuart A. Reid | Friday, February 5, 2016
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"I would advise them not to leave their kiddos with Aunty Erin," she said of Teigen and Legend's baby girl.
From: People | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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"I would advise them not to leave their kiddos with Auntie Erin," she jokes of Teigen and pal Brooklyn Decker's kids
From: People | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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REUTERS/StringerA powerful earthquake toppled a 17-story apartment building in southern Taiwan on Saturday, killing at least three people, including a 10-day-old girl, and triggering frantic efforts to rescue dozens of people feared trapped inside....
From: Business Insider | By: Allan Smith | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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How long is the Captain America: Civil War Super Bowl spot? Is there a chance we’ll ever see Deadpool vs Wolverine in the movies again? How big are the roles of the other Justice League members in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice? All that and more...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Take a break from your Super Bowl Sunday preparations to watch Bad Lip Reading's delightfully absurd sequel to A Bad Lip Reading of the NFL, the 2016 edition. More excited for the halftime show? Don't worry — there's plenty of Beyoncé lip reading...
From: Mashable | By: Ryan Creamer | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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What time does the Puppy Bowl start? Do you know what time the Puppy Bowl starts? We will tell you what time the Puppy Bowl starts. The post What Time Is the Puppy Bowl? appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Tim Moynihan | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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by Sarah Ryley, special to ProPublica, FB.init({ appId : '229862657130557', // App ID status : true, // check login status cookie : true, // enable cookies to allow the server to access the session xfbml : true // parse XFBML }); ProPublica Share on...
From: ProPublica | By: ProPublica | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Kik goes further than most widely used apps in shielding its users from view, often making it hard for law enforcement officials to know who is using it — or how....
From: New York Times | By: SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Until the day when robots finally become self-aware, they may never understand the idea of "beauty." This lipstick-holding robot certainly doesn't. A creation from Simone Giertz, an inventor and self-described "expert in shitty robots," the lipstick...
From: Mashable | By: Jonathan Keshishoglou | Friday, February 5, 2016
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As a millennial, I understand that our generation has a pretty bad rap. I've been around adults who did not hold back their opinion when it came to telling me what's wrong with people my age. In my own opinion, millennials are eager. They know what they...
From: AOL Television | By: Kelly Bishop | Friday, February 5, 2016
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The 23-year-old mother was pregnant with her fourth child when she contracted a dreaded disease. Thousands of women who had been similarly infected had gone on to have children with birth defects ranging from heart problems to blindness to microcephaly,...
From: Washington Post | By: Carolyn Y. Johnson | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Age 41, he stepped out of a helicopter in New Hampshire and delivered a rousing message of total American failure. Sound familiar?
From: Politico | By: Michael Kruse | Friday, February 5, 2016
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South America is in the early stages of a rapidly developing health crisis that may pose a dire threat to people all over the world, but you would never guess it after talking with travelers who have trips to the region already booked. As I spoke with...
From: National Geographic | By: Kevin Farrell | Friday, February 5, 2016
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"Prayer alone couldn’t save me. I couldn't even save me." The post I Am More Than a Statistic, Ms. Williamson, and This Is My Postpartum Depression Story appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Kim Zapata | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Hopefully that string holds. Youtube user Nicolas Vuignier created jaw-dropping 360 degree downhill footage by craftily rigging his iPhone 6 to a string and swinging it around as he takes to the slopes. Dubbing the creation a 'Centriphone', he assures...
From: Mashable | By: Ryan Creamer | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Two former editors from Teen Vogue and Nylon have started an email newsletter for teenage girls focused on news and networking. But will they read it?...
From: New York Times | By: KATIE ROGERS | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Title: Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, BabyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
From: MedicineNet | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Walking Dead has just released a new 2-minute video that takes a look at the final 8 episodes of season 6. It is quite a surreal piece with commentary by many of the series stars and producers that gives fans an exciting glimpse into the ever expanding...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nick Younker | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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By Petra Kreatschman for GalTime.com My 7-year-long relationship fell apart just as I was turning 30. I thought we'd be married with kids, but life had other plans. Being single again at the time most of my friends were either planning weddings, babies...
From: Lemondrop | By: GalTime | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Follow @csteditorials This year Cook County judges will review some 60 cases of life sentences without parole for teenage killers, as required by a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The court said last month that a ruling it made in 2012, limiting the...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: csteditorials | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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We don't have to share everything. The post Should You Disclose Your Child’s Medical Records to Their School? appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: PACER Center | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Spring Festival is now in full swing, but choosing seasonal gifts for Chinese friends can be a knotty task for expats – especially newcomers to Beijing. If you’re confused about how to pick out that perfect tasteful gift, fear not! We’ve compiled...
From: The Beijinger | By: tomarnstein | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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  Most of us think Zoe Kravitz is one of the coolest chicks ever.  The Divergent star personifies the hippie-chic genre every day of her life effortlessly, while nabbing some of the most hard-to-get jobs in the business.  Find out what she REALLY...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Danielle Jacobs, a 24-year-old Arizona woman with Asperger’s syndrome, who garnered attention on the internet in 2015 after she uploaded videos to YouTube depicting her suffering in the throws of a meltdown, has been shot and killed by police, according...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Scott Hough | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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"People don't trust you without getting to know you and watching you work and seeing you make good on your word."
From: Brain Pickings | By: Maria Popova | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesAmerican football’s Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest annual event in US sport, and one of the biggest in the world. Some of the Super Bowl’s typical numbers are mind-blowing: a domestic TV audience of 114m people; 25m tweets...
From: Business Insider | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Add this one to the very long list of things we can blame Cadivi for: my seven year old son finding out who really buys Baby Jesus’s presents. The post How Cadivi Stole Christmas appeared first on Caracas Chronicles....
From: Caracas Chronicles | By: Lissette González | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Jill Duggar Dillard promised her faithful fans a mission trip update a few days ago, and they finally got one. However, Jill’s update consists of one photo, and it doesn’t show Jill and Derick doing mission work in Central America—the single Instagram...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Treva Bowdoin | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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There are an awful lot of excuses out there for why poor people have bad diets and why poor kids tend to be more obese than middle-class and affluent kids. What’s rarely mentioned is bad parenting. Common excuses range from the dearth of grocery stores...
From: New York Post | By: Julie Gunlock | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The newest member of our Community Prospect List is Dakota Chalmers, and of all the names so far he is the only one who will play the 2016 season as a teenager (Barreto turns 20 in a few weeks). There were some other pitchers on the ballot who are closer...
From: Athletics Nation | By: Alex Hall | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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By James Kwak Single-payer health care has emerged as the primary symbol of the differences between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. For his supporters, Sanders’s plan is the centerpiece of his vision of a European-style, social-democratic society...
From: The Baseline Scenario | By: James Kwak | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Remember the frenzied hormones and the awkward confusion about getting to first base, second base or third base as an adolescent? How intoxicating a first kiss could be? Attraction based on chemistry as a young teen is biologically designed to ensure...
From: AOL Television | By: Gabriella Taylor | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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