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Is Wikipedia the Key to Predicting Mitt Romney’s VP?

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Is Wikipedia the Key to Predicting Mitt Romney's VP?

Wikipedia might be the key to predicting Mitt Romney’s pick for a running mate as the political world scrambles to figure out his nominee before the campaign’s official announcement, according to a new report. Sarah Palin and Joe Biden, 2008’s VP nominees, both saw a considerable spike in the number of edits made to their […]

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A Brilliant Plan To Give Billionaires Who Try To Buy U.S. Elections A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

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A Brilliant Plan To Give Billionaires Who Try To Buy U.S. Elections A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

How bad has the money-in-#politics situation gotten? A new study by researchers at Princeton and Northwestern universities found that, and I’m quoting directly here: “When the preferences of economic elites and the stands of organized interest groups are controlled for, the preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant […]

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Joe Biden Dusts Off His Old Twitter Account

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Joe Biden Dusts Off His Old Twitter Account

Vice President #Joe Biden gestures while speaking at the 2014 UAW National Community Action Program Conference in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Image: Cliff Owen/Associated Press Vice President Joe Biden is resurfacing his old #Twitter account in anticipation of the upcoming midterm elections. It’s been 16 months since the VPOTUS used @JoeBiden to wish us […]

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Winter Olympics Photo of the Day: Skiers Take Flight

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Winter Olympics Photo of the Day: Skiers Take Flight

Andreas Schauer of Germany (left) and Didrik Bastian of Norway fly through the air during the men’s freestyle skiing cross 1/8 final on Feb. 20. Image: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s two Olympic skiers. Thursday’s Photo of the Day gets up close and personal with Germany’s Andreas Schauer and Norway’s […]

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Obama blows into Ohio for campaign speech on the economy

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Obama blows into Ohio for campaign speech on the economy

http://twitter.com/#!/BarackObama/status/213326064238346241 As Twitchy reported earlier, President Obama is in the Buckeye State today, where he’s delivering a speech on the state of his reelection campai- er, the economy. Pres Obama's speech at 145pm is billed as a campaign event and will be staged at a local community college here in Cleveland. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) […]

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The Best Books We Read In 2012

The Best Books We Read In 2012

View this image › Katie Notopoulos, senior editor, BuzzFeed: My favorite book was It’s So Easy, by Duff McKagan. My favorite guilty-pleasure genre is ’80s hair-metal band autobiographies, and thankfully there are a LOT of them. Duff McKagan is the third member of Guns ‘N Roses to write one, so at this point it’s like […]

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18 Things You Didn’t Know About The History Of Fast Food

18 Things You Didn't Know About The History Of Fast Food

1. 24-hour noodle stands were the first fast food restaurants. Noodle stands that stayed open all night were first recorded in a Han Dynasty text, dated back to 25–205 AD. Like ancient halal carts, but with noodles. View this image › Wikipedia Commons / Via commons.wikimedia.org 2. Fast food has a long history of being […]

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Russia Will No Longer Consider Taking Children From Gay Parents

Russia Will No Longer Consider Taking Children From Gay Parents

View this image › Flickr: valya_v A bill that threatened to expand Russia’s crackdown on LGBT rights by stripping gay parents of their children has been withdrawn from consideration, a spokesperson for the parliamentarian who sponsored the bill said on Saturday. The move came to light after LGBT rights activists noticed the bill had been […]

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