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Too Many People Fell for Jimmy Kimmel’s “Trumpcare” Bit

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Days ago, Jimmy Kimmel adopted a new tactic on health care in order to get people to sign up during the Affordable Care Act's open enrollment period: telling them it was actually Trumpcare. You might be inclined to think that no one could be ignorant enough for that to actually work. You would be wrong.

Twitter Verifies Charlottesville Rally Organizer Jason Kessler Weeks After Promising to “Take a More Aggressive Stance” Against Abuse

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The extent of Twitter's plan to make sure voices are heard seems to be doubling users' character limit and bestowing verification checkmarks on known white supremacists.

Reddit Bans Their “Incel” Subreddit, a Hive of Poisonous Misogyny

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

"Incels" are a group of people, almost exclusively male, who believe that they are "involuntarily celibate"— that they are denied the sexual contact they feel to be their due—and they have carved out Internet communities devoted to this damaging and dangerous ideology. Now, the 40,000+ group of incels that festered unchecked on reddit have been banned.

Get 500 Hours of Design Training for $29

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If you want a job in the design, computer animation, or game development industries, you need to master the tools first. Luckily, the tools are easy to master from home and on your own time—as long as you’ve got your hands on the Ultimate Design & Animation Bundle. Get it for $29 at the Mary Sue Shop.

Exclusive Clip: Marianna Palka’s Feminist Dark Comedy Bitch Shows a Family in Shambles When Mom Disappears

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The emotional and domestic labor that women are expected to provide for free (while men get to think about themselves and their own needs) often gets taken for granted. In this exclusive clip from the upcoming feminist dark comedy, Bitch, we see what a family might look like if Mom suddenly weren't around.

The IUD May Help Reduce Risk of Cervical Cancer

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For many years the IUD has been a very scary thing. A lot of people are uncomfortable with the idea of having birth control that goes inside of their bodies. IUDs are certainly not for everyone, but with a new study discussing how IUDs...Show More Summary

Review: Alias Grace Is the True Crime, Female-Led Series You Need

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After the amazing critically acclaimed success of Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale, it was no surprise that more of Atwood's works would be getting the streaming service treatment. Netflix decided to get their piece of the pie with Alias Grace, a historical fiction novel based on true events about one of Canada's most infamous alleged murderers, Grace Marks.

Giveaway: Celebrate the Release of Mahjong Crimes With a $20 iTunes/Google Play Gift Card

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I know. You probably don't need another addictive game for your phone. Oh, who are we kidding? Of course you do! If you love puzzles, and you're excited about the upcoming release of the film adaptation of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, then Mahjong Crimes might be just what you need. Show More Summary

The Country Music Awards Got Very Political Last Night & It Was Excellent

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There was a lot of discussion about how the CMAs (Country Music Awards) would tackle gun violence at their show in the wake of the Las Vegas and Texas shootings.

Christopher Plummer to Replace Kevin Spacey in All the Money in the World

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Ridley Scott and the producers of All the Money in the World have come up with a solution to rid themselves of the Kevin Spacey problem in their upcoming film, they are editing him out of it completely.

Whovians, Here’s What Jodie Whittaker’s 13th Doctor Will Really Look Like

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We got a brief glimpse of Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor way back when the news first broke, but she was mostly obscured by a (admittedly awesome) coat/hoodie combo, but her actual look as the 13th Doctor is so much more.

Teen Girls Use Math to Prove Once & For All That Jack Could Have Fit on That Door With Rose - Don't @ me.

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It's been twenty years this month since Titanic was released in theaters, which means fans have spent two full decades arguing over whether or not Jack had to die, because from where we were all sitting, that door Rose floats on, saving her life, looked to have a whole lot of room left over.

Mike Pence Fans Are Really Mad at Mila Kunis, Are Taking It Out on Their Whiskey - Intolerance Mad Libs.

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Last week, Mila Kunis gave an interview in which she revealed that she has a monthly recurring donation going to Planned Parenthood in Mike Pence's name, calling it a "peaceful protest." Not everyone found the story charming though.

Weinstein & Bill O’Reilly Had Something Else in Common: Contracts That Enabled Sexual Harassment

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Harvey Weinstein and Bill O'Reilly's contracts both provide perfect examples of what we mean by institutional and systemic enabling of predators.

Rihanna Will Co-Host the MET Gala Because of Course She Should

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It was announced earlier today by Vogue that the theme of the 2018 MET Gala would be "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" and BadGal RiRi herself would be a co-host of the event

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Take Hamilton to Puerto Rico, Reprising His Lead Role - "In the eye of a hurricane, there is quiet/for just a moment/a yellow sky..."

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Of all the places Hamilton will play as it tours the world, few will be quite as meaningful as this. Lin-Manuel Miranda has announced that he will be returning to the title role and bringing a production to Puerto Rico.

The Makers of Pokémon Go Are Working on a Harry Potter Game

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Niantic Labs, the developers behind Pokémon Go, have announced that their follow-up augmented reality game will be titled Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

Ezra Miller Was Told Coming Out Was “Silly” & “A Mistake”

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Justice League star and Fenty customer, Ezra Miller is one of Hollywood's most successful openly queer actors in Hollywood today, but that did not come without a lot of people doubting his ability to make it.

Things We Saw Today: Baby Porgs Are…Well…Thank Goodness They Grow Into Their Cuteness

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

A Japanese website posted some new Star Wars: The Last Jedi toys, including a Porg toy featuring a nest with baby porgs! Sounds adorable, right? Well...

The Post Is Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, & Meryl Streep’s Anti-Trumpism Oscar Bait Love Letter to the Free Press

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

This is a film about an administration feeding lies to the American public and attempting to censor the journalists reporting on those lies. Hmm, sound familiar?

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