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AOC's Comment About Concentration Camps Have Her In The Hot Seat

By Shelby Black
They say that history repeats itself, but I think everyone can agree that this particular discussion is one that everyone hoped would not come back. During the week of June 17, politicians and regular citizens have been up in arms after Rep.…

America Has Bigger Issues Than Trump In The Mueller Investigation, According to AOC

By Chelsea Stewart
Since news broke on March 22 that FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller had completed his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and members of the Trump 2016 campaign, people have been obsessing over the subject and raising all kinds of…

Everyone Is Sobbing Over NASA's Mars Rover's Last Words Before It Died

By Chelsea Stewart
If you love the moon, stars, and space, chances are you've heard about the Mars Opportunity rover. Well, sad news here: On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced that the rover has officially died,…

Here's The Character Christy Carlson Romano Will Play In The Live-Action 'Kim Possible'

By Kristen Perrone
Call her, beep her, and Christy Carlson Romano will probably still answer to any messages meant for Kim Possible. The former Disney star voiced the teen spy in the network's original animated series in the early 2000s, but you won't find her playing…

5 Movies To Watch This Thanksgiving That Are Fun For The Whole Family

By Ani Bundel
Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, one where the entire point is for the family to get together and eat lots of food. But when the food is done, what can a group of people aged 3 to 103 all agree upon? Give thanks! This is why technology…

These Tweets About The Constitution Being "Banksy-ed" After Kavanaugh's Confirmation Are A Lot

By Lizzy Rosenberg
It's been quite an emotional week for people who watched the Supreme Court confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. Given that there was a supplemental FBI background check following Christine Blasey Ford's allegations of sexual assault against Kavanaugh…

Can You Tell Why Eyebrows Are Raising Over This Picture Of Trump's White House Interns?

By Hannah Golden
Summer is around the corner, and for a select group of young Americans, that means the chance to serve in the White House as an intern. But the internship program is getting its fair share of negative feedback as the photo of Donald Trump's 2018…

Ivanka Trump Wished Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Happiness & It Didn't Go Over Well

By Hannah Golden
President Donald Trump's daughter endured another round of backlash on Friday, Dec. 15. An attempt to celebrate love was shot down when Ivanka Trump's tweet to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry got called out on Twitter. Users overwhelmingly claimed…

'House Of Cards' Will End After Its Sixth Season & Fans Aren't Sure How To Feel

By Ani Bundel
Welcome to Monday! While in the real world our president is undergoing a little holiday known as Indictmas, over in the entertainment world, the fallout that began with Harvey Weinstein's scandal continues. In the wee hours of last night, Anthony…

Ivanka Trump Sends "Thoughts" For Hurricane Irma But She's Getting Trolled

By Joseph Milord
Just as Ivanka Trump sends warm wishes towards those who will be affected the imminent arrival of Hurricane Irma on the U.S. mainland, the first daughter and White House advisor has become the subject of a troll-like petition. To be more specific, a…

James Corden, Uzo Aduba, & More Celebrities React To Trump Trans Military Ban

By Kelli Boyle
After this morning's bombshell announcement that transgender Americans will no longer be allowed to serve in the military, tons of celebrities are reacting to Trump's trans military ban on Twitter. My guess is Trump is going to be blocking a lot of…

7 Queer Celebrities Doing Great Things For The LGBTQ+ Community

By Anjali Sareen Nowakowski
Celebrities can be known for many things, whether their iconic roles, wonderful films, or even the occasional scandal. Others use their fame more proactively, becoming household names known for their advocacy work and commitment to equality, along…

FCC is Investigating Colbert For Trump Jokes, and You'll Be Surprised Who Is Defending Him

By Caitlin Flynn
Stephen Colbert has never been one to hold back when it comes to skewering Donald Trump — and his ratings have soared since November 8. But he's currently facing backlash over a joke from his May 1 monologue, which has prompted the #FireColbert…

'Ghost In The Shell' Controversy Proves Whitewashing Doesn't Sell In Hollywood

By Joseph Milord
Scarlett Johansson's latest movie role is getting some unwanted attention. Usually, any film starring the renowned actress would be received as just that: another box office hit. Not this time, though. This time, Johansson's role in "Ghost In The…

15 Of The Most Brilliant April Fools' Day Pranks On The Internet So Far

By Harley Tamplin
Ahh, April Fools' Day... a day where the fake news phenomenon is more widespread than ever. We've rounded up some of the best pranks and jokes from the day. And I have to admit it: The world would be a far more exciting place if most of these were…

16 Things You Need To Witness Before The World Ends — Today

By Alec MacDonald
I'm really sorry that you have to find out like this, but armageddon is upon us. Yeah, End Times Prophecies (one of humanity's finest news sources, behind "I saw it in an opium dream") says that the world is ending today, July 29. Doomsday…

George Takei Says Sulu From 'Star Trek' Being Gay Is 'Really Unfortunate'

By Anna Menta
It turns out George Takei is really against his old "Star Trek" character, Hikaru Sulu, being gay. I admit, I really did not see this coming. At a promotional event in Australia earlier this week, John Cho, who plays the character of Sulu in the…

7 Myths About Travel That Are Stopping You From Seeing The World

By Matthew Kepnes
Last year, social media maven and actor George Takei shared one of my travel posts (as a huge "Star Trek" geek and sci-fi nerd, I did jump up and down a bit with joy). As I went through the comments post, I was shocked and saddened by the mean,…

Here Are 8 Interesting Facts To Help You Celebrate 420 Properly

By Stoned Girls
Today is April 20, which translates to the unofficial official holiday of stoners everywhere. Over the years, 420 has evolved into a cultural phenomenon, yet many people do not know why the particular number/time has become synonymous with blazing…

7 Tips For Becoming A #GirlBoss From A Woman Who's Revolutionizing Lingerie

By Kate Ryan
I've never really been a big fan of underwear, to be perfectly honest. Boy shorts bunch up; bikinis never seem to fit right, and thongs might as well be called permanent wedgies. Thanks to Knix Wear Founder Joanna Griffiths, however, the future of…

George Takei Invited Donald Trump To His Play About Internment Camps (Video)

By Alexandra Svokos
After Donald Trump said he wanted to ban all Muslims from entering the United States, he also said he may have supported the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. He told TIME, I certainly hate the concept of it. But I would have had to be…

What Pearl Harbor Can Teach Us About Terrorism And Muslims Today

By John Haltiwanger
On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the US naval base at Pearl Harbor. It was a devastating and shocking attack, claiming the lives of around 2,500 men and wounding 1,000 more. This is ultimately what led the United States to enter World War II, a…

'Star Trek' Actor Destroys Troll Who Left Rude Comment On His Facebook

By Taylor Ortega
He may be 78 years old, but don't f*ck with George Takei. When troll Wajih Kelly decided to casually harass the "Star Trek" actor via Facebook Tuesday, the meme-loving senior responded with the witty charm of a man who, frankly, is not gonna take…

6 Major Things I Realized After Rewatching 'Hey Arnold!' As An Adult

By Connor Toole
Last night, Nickelodeon officially launched The Splat!, a block of programming on TeenNick that uses the promise of green slime and nostalgia to attract a target audience who has traditionally relied on Adult Swim to complement their late night bong…

41 Reasons Why National Voter Registration Day Was A Huge Success

By Rock the Vote
Did you know that last Tuesday, September 22 was National Voter Registration Day? There’s no shame if you somehow missed it. It was the first day of the Pope’s trip to the United States, and we were all busy watching him cruise around in a white…

George Takei Reveals Why Ahmed Mohamed's Arrest Hit So Close To Home

By Gillian Fuller
Earlier today, actor and activist George Takei penned a heartfelt letter to Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Muslim student who was arrested and detained after bringing a homemade clock to his Texas high school — and what the 78-year-old had to say…

George Takei's Response To People Celebrating Kim Davis Is Absolutely Perfect

By Gillian Fuller
“Star Trek” actor and Internet darling George Takei has some choice words for Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and her followers — and needless to say, they aren't kind words. To recap: Davis was jailed last week after a Kentucky judge found her guilty…

The Awesome Way Bob Marley Would Have Exploited Indiana's New Law

By John Haltiwanger
If you get caught by police with pot on you in Indiana, just say it's part of your religion. Confused? Let me explain. Last week, Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) into law. The new law generated immediate…

The Supreme Court Will Finally Consider Overturning Gay Marriage Bans

By John Haltiwanger
The US Supreme Court just announced it has agreed to hear cases over same-sex marriage from four states (Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee). The Supreme Court will decide whether gay marriage bans are unconstitutional. This is a historic move…

George Takei Takes The Side Of Women And Calls For Hobby Lobby Boycott

By Katie Gonzalez
Women aren't the only ones up in arms about the Supreme Court's Monday ruling on the Hobby Lobby case, upholding that corporations with certain religious beliefs could deny women the contraception mandate that was built into the Affordable Health…