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Internet Sherpas. Purveyors of the vital and the viral. Next generation news site. Blog network. Occasional rouser of rabble.

Stop Making Murderers Famous

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Justin Kanew calls for a new plan of action when it comes to homicidal killers: not giving them fame.

Not One But TWO Indian Men Reunite With Their Families After 20+ Years

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An epic video of a man who was separated from his family on a runaway train as a young boy will move you… and yet, there’s more.

Nobel Sends Amazing Tweet to Peace Prize Winner

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Just minutes before announcing that the OPCW would win Nobel Prize folks were desperately trying to get ahold of them… via Twitter?

Metal Dad With 3 Kids Strapped to Himself Plays Amazing One-Handed Drum Cover

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Three tiny kids, one dad, and a drum solo.

Stop Comparing Mark Sanford and Anthony Weiner: It’s Just Lazy

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Empty your head of what you know and what you think you know and look at these two vastly different scandals objectively.

Kobe Bryant Tells ‘Em: Delete ‘Your Gay’ From Vocabulary

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Kobe Bryant takes an opportunity to spread an anti-hate message, showing he’s learned a little something after using hate speech against a ref in 2011.

Wild Video: Bulgarian Party Leader Escapes Assassination Attempt

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Over in Bulgaria, an opposition leader had his own close-up brush with a gun on Saturday.

Video: Alabama Fan Surprises Dad With Ticket to BCS Championship Game

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Dare you not to well up as you watch the best surprise Christmas present video of the year.

Val Kilmer as Mark Twain Will Crush Your Mindgrapes

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Val Kilmer’s portrayal of Mark Twain is uncanny. Maybe even more so than his Jim Morrison.

The Kinkiest Student Newspaper Article Ever

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Cooper Fleishman hopes that the Harvard Crimson article about BDSM is just a sign of things to come.

What Are the Oscars Telling Us About Modern Father-Daughter Relationships?

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The Descendants and A Separation, both up for Academy Awards, take an interesting look at the Millenial–Boomer dynamic.

Modern Love Story: The Cuban Singer and the Jackass

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Moving to New York City is difficult for anyone. Now try moving to New York City … from Cuba … to be with a guy like me.

Raising Genderless Children

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A look at the difference between sex and gender as it relates to child raising.

The President Airs His Grievances

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President Obama gave a great speech on Tuesday, Slade Sohmer writes, so let’s just leave it at that.

Should Porn Actors Have to Wear Condoms?

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The porn industry supports safe sex—but not by choice.

Your New Year’s Resolution Is Going to Fail

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My New Year’s resolution is to stop lying to myself on the first of January.