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Meditations on the Death of a Lion 

This week, the internet erupted over the murder of Cecil the lion by a trophy-hunting dentist. Now seems like a solemn and rightful opportunity to reflect on when it is acceptable to kill an animal, and when it is not.

Cecil was a beautiful animal, and his death seems to encapsulate the most odious elements of human… » 7/30/15 4:25pm 57 minutes ago

The Time Donald Trump's Ex-Wife Accused Him of Brutally Raping Her

During Donald Trump’s 1992 divorce proceedings, his wife provided a deposition that detailed an upsetting, ugly sexual assault. The episode was recounted in The Lost Tycoon, a gossipy biography that’s now out of print—but you can read it right here.http://gawker.com/donald-trump-s... » 7/30/15 3:25pm Today 3:25pm

Why Do Popular, Attractive, and Talented People Commit Suicide?

Suicide is tragic enough, but it’s particularly bewildering when young people who appear to have it all take their own lives. But recent research into the national increase in suicide among those aged 15 to 24 finds a unique intersection that exacerbates the burden on those prone to mental illness—enormous pressure to… » 7/30/15 2:10pm Today 2:10pm

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LOL Vocal Fry Rules U R All Dumb


This week, in shit-hot stuff happening on the internet, once-great feminist pundit Naomi Wolf wrote a column about how vocal fry is Keeping Women Down, and then other women across the internet rebutted her, rightly positing that when your dads bitch about the way you talk it’s because they’re just trying to not listen… » 7/30/15 12:40pm Today 12:40pm