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5 Shocking Similarities Between Higher Education And The Prison Industry

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American universities do a fine job of selling themselves as pathways to opportunity and knowledge. But follow the traffic of money and policies through these academic institutions and you'll often wind up at the barbed wire gates of Corrections…

High Times: Meet the Russian Kids Who Take The World's Riskiest Photos

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Walking briskly, Ivan Kuznetsov leads Kirill Vselensky and Vasilisa Denisova out into the courtyard of a 30-story building in Moscow's business district. He turns and perches alertly on his heels, anxiously looking for a security guard like a bird…

10 Years Later: What Are Your Favorite 'Mean Girls' Actors Doing Now?

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In honor of the teen comedy's aluminum anniversary, we check in to see what the film's stars have been up to over the past decade. On one hand, it's almost impossible to believe that an entire decade has passed since Mean Girls hit theaters. The…

Blake Griffin Talks Bieber, Weed, Creed And His PED Secret

By Rolling Stone
Blake Griffin is one of the five or six best players in the NBA, and certainly the funniest, which you know if you've seen the deadpan ads he does with sidekick (and bunkmate) Jack McBrayer from 30 Rock. The 25-year-old forward for the Los Angeles…

Why Stephen Colbert Is a Smart 'Late Show' Pick

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On the face of it, David Letterman and Stephen Colbert don't seem to have that much in common. Perpetually cranky and never much of a people person, Letterman grew up in the Midwest with dreams of getting into broadcasting or comedy, maybe as a…

Six Ways America Is Like A Third-World Country

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Although the U.S. is one of the richest societies in history, it still lags behind other developed nations in many important indicators of human development – key factors like how we educate our children, how we treat our prisoners, how we take care…

The Flight Of The Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

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Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, spent a holiday weekend making a mobile game. He wanted it to be simple but challenging, in the…