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Maybe When This Gun Control Opponent Watches The Footage, He'll Realize How Bad His Arguments Were

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When John Oliver went to Australia to confront the charlatans claiming to have effectively regulated guns, he quickly discovered that maybe some of the arguments from American anti-gun-control groups were flawed. All the arguments, to be more specific. Skip to 3:58 for my favorite logical extension of why gun control is futile. Watch part two and part […]

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The History Of Christopher Columbus, Except This Time With The Actual Facts

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People often get sensitive when you attack their favorite traditions. Columbus Day became a national holiday 77 years ago after the Knights of Columbus campaigned for it in NYC. It’s the only U.S. federal holiday named after a non-American. It’s also the only U.S. federal holiday named after a sex-slave trader. (Seriously, look it up.) […]

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This fascinating social experiment shines a light on the absurdity of climate disruption deniers.

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The world is getting hotter. But a lot of important people aren’t “buying in.” Ron Burgundy had it figured out. GIF from “Anchorman.” Stop us if you’ve heard some of these common refrains: “It doesn’t feel like it’s getting hotter.” (Tell that to the glaciers, which are shrinking at an alarming rate.) “The scientists aren’t […]

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Everything The Media Does To Manipulate You Into Buying Junk You Don't Need In 1 Perfect Commercial

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Writer Kendra Eash wrote an amazing bit of satire mocking how the ad industry likes to use vague, inspirational nonsense to capture people’s attention. So Dissolve, a stock video distributor, took her words and visualized them in an amazingly vague, faux-inspirational video that tells you absolutely nothing at all. It’s kind of hilarious. 2:19 is […]

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Watch A Hilarious Actress Shut Down People's Body-Shaming Comments About Her Outfits

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Indian-American actress, producer, and writer Mindy Kaling gets called a lot of things, but “brave” shouldn’t be one of them, according to her. She talks to Jimmy Kimmel about backhanded compliments on her weight and why she chooses to wear the clothes she does. Then she gives us a bit of realtalk about how amazing […]

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CNN Host Has Some Truly Hilarious Observations About This Year's Olympic Games

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After some of the circulating homophobic dialogue about this year’s Olympic games, there are some great points to be made about what the Olympic games already are and will continue to be. Here comes some observational humor and truth for ya. Read more: http://upworthy.com/cnn-host-has-some-truly-hilarious-observations-about-this-years-olympic-games-5

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Australia Is An Example Of Effective Gun Control. America Is An Example Of Ignoring Australia.

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The similarities between Australia and America are pretty striking. The enormous difference, however, is the distinct lack of pro-gun special-interest power in the Australian government. If that blows your mind, check this out: Australian gun control was enacted by conservative politicians against the will of their conservative constituency. If Australian politicians can overlook a powerful […]

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The Most Civilized Yet Insulting And Hilarious Interview With The Guy Who Ruined Our Privacy Ever

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On the premiere of his thoughtful and hilarious new show on HBO, “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver got the opportunity to sit down with Gen. Keith Alexander, the previous head of the NSA, and attempt to hold him accountable for the organization’s overreach. He didn’t pull punches and once again proved that apparently the best […]

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