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Don’t Blame Depression for the Germanwings Crash

That’s not what made Andreas Lubitz murder 149 people.

Leaked Message Demonstrates How Email Scandal Could Get Worse for Hillary Clinton

McDonald’s Will Finally Make the One Big Menu Change That Could Save It

Why It’s Not So Unconscionable for Women to Make a Buck Selling Their Breast Milk

The Best Stand-Up of New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah

The Juice

Solar Panels Aren’t Just for Yuppies Anymore


Biggest Sellout

Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?

Solar Energy Doesn’t Have to Be a Luxury Item

The Guinness World Records Were Once Awe-Inspiring and Hilarious. Now They’re Just Shady. 

Why the GOP’s Presidential Hopefuls Believe the Same Thing (Thank Barry Goldwater)

Christian Bookstores Have Finally Had It With Fake Testimonials About Heaven

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