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Be Very Afraid of Ticks

The threat of tick-borne diseases is serious and growing. And you’re probably not doing enough to protect your family.

Cleveland Police Officer Acquitted for Firing 15 Shots That Killed Unarmed Black Couple

The Weirdest, Most Disturbing Battle Yet in the War Over Circumcision

The Best Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They Expire in June

One of the Most Beautiful Film Trilogies of All Time Just Got Even More Beautiful

Education

Universities Aren’t Businesses

And they shouldn’t treat students like customers.

Drink

Pineapple Excess

A guide to the pi�a colada, the sweetest, silliest drink of summer.

For Once and for All: College Students Are Not Customers

How to Make a Piña Colada That Won’t Make You Gag

Of Course We Should Condemn Josh Duggar. We Should Also Pity Him.

We Live in an Era When an Ironically Deployed Hashtag Can Lead to Your Undoing

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