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The LGBT Kids Who Flee Their Countries And Their Families For The U.S
buzzfeed.com
November 11, 2014

Some of the thousands of Central American children trying to get to the United States are seeking a love and acceptance they can't get at...

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Wendy Davis lost big and took Texas Democrats with her.
slate
November 11, 2014

Last year, Texas state senator Wendy Davis was a rising star, both in Texas politics and in the Democratic party, after her awe-inspiring filibuster temporarily killed a draconian bill intended to shut down nearly all the abortion providers in the state.

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The Women Tagging and Painting the Streets of Bogotá
hyperallergic.com
November 11, 2014

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Here, where graffiti is classified as a violation rather than a crime, street artists do not have to hide. Bright murals, often uncompromisingly political, cover public walls, as well as those of home and business owners who, understanding the

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Elephant Water Clock Among 25,000 Pages of Medieval Arabic Scientific Manuscripts
hyperallergic.com
November 11, 2014

A new online portal created by the British Library and Qatar Foundation features 25,000 pages of medieval Arabic manuscripts centered on the history of science.

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Johns Hopkins Pays Lip Service to Campus Rape, Frats Throw a Tantrum
gawker
November 11, 2014

Two weeks ago, during a party at Johns Hopkins University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon house, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a bathroom by two men. University administrators responded by sending out a letter temporarily suspending all social events held by fraternities and sororities

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Calvin Klein’s ‘Plus-Size’ Model Is a Size 10
The Cut
November 11, 2014

And people are not happy about it.

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Finding Community in the Picture Windows of Paris
hyperallergic.com
November 10, 2014

How do you make friends in a big city? Despite brushing shoulders with hundreds of strangers every day, it’s easy to feel like a ship at sea. Anonymity can be comfortable, though, which is why — for many of us

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Obama Stepping Up His Game As A Lame Duck: Advocating Net Neutrality
The White House
November 10, 2014

Net Neutrality: President Obama's Plan for a Free and Open Internet. "That's what President Obama believes, and what he means when he says there should be no gatekeepers between you and your favorite online sites and services." ...

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Lasting Relationships Rely On 2 Traits
Business Insider
November 10, 2014

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.

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MTV EMAs 2014's 5 Key Moments: From Nicki's Putt to Ozzy's Fireworks
Rolling Stone
November 10, 2014

Last night, Nicki Minaj hosted the 20th MTV European Music Awards. Read our recap of the best moments and see the full list of winners.

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