Sorry, Kids, But Mommy And Daddy Can't Afford A Car Because The Government Hung Them Out To Dry

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Fewer students repeating grades? Less interaction with the criminal justice system? Less reliance on government entitlement programs? Parents capable of working? We would be stupid NOT to do this. Read more: http://upworthy.com/sorry-kids-but-mommy-and-daddy-cant-afford-a-car-because-the-government-hung-them-out-to-dry-12

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A Reporter Asks Madonna A Question Everyone Else Was Afraid To. She Gives A Kick-Ass Reply.

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You’ve got to love this “Vogue”-era throwback interview of Madonna doing what she does best … speaking the truth. In fact, I don’t remember hearing the word “ageism” much at all back then. Once again, she’s helped pave the way towards equality. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-reporter-asks-madonna-a-question-everyone-else-was-afraid-to-she-gives-a-kick-ass-reply

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It Was So Whitewashed That She Almost Couldn't Believe What She Was Seeing

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Vanity Fair published a list of the most successful “news disrupters” — people who are transforming journalism as we know it. It sounds innocent enough, right? But see why it struck such a sour chord with their audience. A quick glance at the list is really all it takes to see what’s missing. Alicia Menendez […]

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What Government Programs Did President Obama Spend His $162,074 Tax Dollars On?

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Using the WhiteHouse.gov tax receipt calculator and inputting his reported income tax bill of $162,074, you can see exactly where President Obama’s money went. Although I’m still wondering which “additional government programs” he funded with 7.9 percent of his taxes. Read more: http://upworthy.com/what-government-programs-did-president-obama-spend-his-162074-tax-dollars-on

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You've Never Heard Of Her, But She's Basically One Of The Most Important Women In Movie History

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Alice Guy-Blaché was a woman of firsts. She did so many awesome things for movies and as you’ll see, just about no one has heard of her. That’s a travesty. The fact that this woman who made history was completely forgotten made me emotional for a full 8 minutes, much to the consternation of everyone […]

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I Can't Believe Kids Aren't ALREADY Learning This In School. No Wait, Yes I Can.

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There’s a lot wrong with sex education in schools — namely that the lessons are largely based in outdated messages of abstinence and sex only after marriage — but it’s obvious that kids and teenagers are going to have sex anyway. So, if you ask me, what’s missing the most from sex education is what […]

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