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Hating On Click-Bait

Wow: This Started Out As A Small Kitchen Fire And It Grew Into Something Amazing http://t.co/L93eXTRIJ6 pic.twitter.com/z2zgSWuiyk — ClickHole (@ClickHole) November 24, 2014 Room for Debate covers the insidious practice. Jazmine Hughes feels condescended to: [T]he majority of backlash against click bait headlines is a response to the forced push of emotion that click bait […]

When Considering a Presidential Bid, When Does 'No' Mean 'Yes'?

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) insists that she "is not running for President" and maintains: "I pledge to serve out my term." Yet few political observers take her comments seriously. In fact, a grassroots movement "Ready for Warren"...Show More Summary

Lebanon Needs a President

Lebanon is a dissected country. Religious and ideological divides long ago metastasized into politics and territory. The country has been trudging forward now for six months without a president because the Parliament cannot agree on a candidate. Show More Summary

The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #232

A reader scans the photo: I have no idea where this week’s VFYW is taken and I am so glad I don’t live there. Another heads down the yellow brick road: I was lost on this one until I started watching The Wizard of Oz last night. It’s obviously “The Amethyst City” – the Emerald […]

Watch This Rapper’s Spontaneous Emotional Tribute To Mike Brown

"I would like to give all thoughts and prayers to the people who are out there peacefully protesting. And I also give thoughts and prayers for the people who could not hold their anger in." The post Watch This Rapper’s Spontaneous Emotional Tribute To Mike Brown appeared first on ThinkProgress.

What To Make Of Ferguson?

I was on break when the killing of Michael Brown – and the subsequent uproar – took place. And so I’m both unqualified and qualified to offer my two cents on the case. I’m unqualified because I didn’t go through the collective experience of others as this unfolded; I’m qualified because perhaps for the same […]

Why You Fight With Your Siblings Over Thanksgiving, According To Science

The psychology behind what happens when you're home for the holidays. The post Why You Fight With Your Siblings Over Thanksgiving, According To Science appeared first on ThinkProgress.

HHS Seeks 'Suggestions' on Increasing Obamacare 'Transparency'

The Obama administration is seeking "suggestions" on how to increase "transparency, ownership, and accountability" for Obamacare in the wake of its admission that it fudged Obamacare enrollments by 1.3 million. On Sunday evening, Health...Show More Summary

How Peña Nieto's house of cards crumbled

Image Source: telesurtv.net The speed in which the foreign media bubble surrounding Mexico's government has deflated in recent weeks has been stunning, although hardly surprising for those of us who suspected it was only a matter of time. Show More Summary

Lorde: Meeting Pitbull Like Meeting President Obama

New Zealand superstar Lorde had nothing but kind words to say about Cuban rapper Pitbull after the two met backstage at Sunday night's American Music Awards in Los Angeles. In a tweet posted before the show, Lorde said meeting the rapper was "not dissimilar" to meeting another famous, influential individual. Show More Summary

Death of a situationist

THE footage is grainy, poorly lit and almost indecipherable. Shot at the Vista Hotel in Washington, DC, on January 18 th 1990, it shows a man and a woman, both standing in profile. The woman is active and talkative, the man stays in one place, leaning back, eventually taking something clear from his mouth and exhaling a plume of smoke. Show More Summary

The New Clean Tech Boom Is Real, And It Will Let You Control The Temperature In Your Cubicle

It's CleanTech 2.0. And it seems to be working. The post The New Clean Tech Boom Is Real, And It Will Let You Control The Temperature In Your Cubicle appeared first on ThinkProgress.

President Obama, Stand With Victims of Sexual Assault and Fix the Broken Military Justice System

Last December, President Obama gave military brass a year to "make significant improvements" when dealing with sexual assault. That deadline is nearly up, but we continue to see multiple scandals, shocking misconduct and criminal actions...Show More Summary

Republican Senator: GOP Needs To Develop Real Position On Climate Policy

"I think there will be a political problem for the Republican Party going into 2016 if we don’t define what we are for on the environment," said Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-SC). "I don’t know what the environmental policy of the Republican Party is." The post Republican Senator: GOP Needs To Develop Real Position On Climate Policy appeared first on ThinkProgress.

A Timeline Of Issues That Occurred During The Chuck Hagel Era

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has tendered his resignation and is set to announce his resignation alongside President Obama at 11:00 a.m. Hagel has been the Secretary of Defense for almost two years after being sworn in on February 27, 2013. Show More Summary

Media Lessons From The Benghazi Charade

The calling cards of anger and denial have been on display since Friday afternoon when the House Intelligence Committee, led by Republican Rep. Mike Rogers, released the findings of its two-year investigation into the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi. Show More Summary

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