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Chilean Rapper Ana Tijoux's New Album Hits on Identity and Politics with Expert Flow

Chilean Rapper Ana Tijoux's New Album Hits on Identity and Politics with Expert Flow | culture | Scoop.it
“Vengo, en busca de respuestas con el manojo lleno y las venas abiertas/ Vengo, como un libro abierto, ansiosa de aprender la historia no contada de nuestros ancestros.” (“I come for answers, with a bundle of full and open veins/ I come as an open...
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What's Missing from Journalists' Tactic of Snagging Stories from Twitter? Respect.

What's Missing from Journalists' Tactic of Snagging Stories from Twitter? Respect. | culture | Scoop.it
Christine Fox does not consider herself a social justice advocate. Using the handle @steenfox, the 37-year-old uses Twitter for fun, she says, amassing thousands of followers while simply shooting the shit with her friends.
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Ms. Opinionated: Am I a Bad Feminist if I Don't Take a Stand on Every Issue?

Ms. Opinionated: Am I a Bad Feminist if I Don't Take a Stand on Every Issue? | culture | Scoop.it
Welcome to Ms. Opinionated, our weekly advice column dealing with questions of life, love, feminism, and pop culture. Submit your anonymous questions here.
This week, Sydette Harry takes on a question about feeling like you're a "bad" feminist.
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If the Choice is Between “Toxic” Criticism and the Status Quo, I’ll Take Toxicity, Thanks

If the Choice is Between “Toxic” Criticism and the Status Quo, I’ll Take Toxicity, Thanks | culture | Scoop.it
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The Most Pirated TV Shows Of 2013 - And How Many People Watched Them During Their US Broadcast - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors

The Most Pirated TV Shows Of 2013 - And How Many People Watched Them During Their US Broadcast - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors | culture | Scoop.it
I think you'd probably be able to guess the top three - but would you get them in the right order?
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Bitch in a Box: Gift Guide for Plant Eaters

Bitch in a Box: Gift Guide for Plant Eaters | culture | Scoop.it
This week, we're putting together feminist gift guides to highlight the work of writers, artists, and groups we love. Today's list: gifts for plant eaters. 
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The Mindy Project and When Harry Met Sally are Strikingly Similar (VIDEO)

The Mindy Project and When Harry Met Sally are Strikingly Similar (VIDEO) | culture | Scoop.it
Since it’s never too early in the day to pickle in our own bitter, dogged loneliness like a withered cornichon left to haunt an otherwise empty jar and New Year’s Eve is just a desperate and misguided Craigslist personal ad away, let’s just jump...
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LAPD library of homicides puts 'murder books' online - Los Angeles Times

LAPD library of homicides puts 'murder books' online - Los Angeles Times | culture | Scoop.it
LAPD library of homicides puts 'murder books' online
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When the database is complete, investigators will be able to search any aspect of a murder book, including license plate numbers and gang monikers.
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The Eighth Doctor Returns in Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Prequel

The Eighth Doctor Returns in Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Prequel | culture | Scoop.it
“I'm the Doctor. But probably not the one you were expecting.”
WELL NO BUT IT'S REALLY GOOD TO SEE YOU!
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Texting Etiquette: 5 Ways You’re Annoying the Sh*t out of Your Friends

Texting Etiquette: 5 Ways You’re Annoying the Sh*t out of Your Friends | culture | Scoop.it
We here at The Jane Dough hope that along with making you laugh, we also teach new things about yourself and the world around you, like that New Yorker cartoon captions would be funnier if they mentioned blowjobs and how Kenan Thompson isn’t the...
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Read of the Day: Cameron Esposito on Homophobic Hecklers and Her Triumphant Late-Night Debut

Read of the Day: Cameron Esposito on Homophobic Hecklers and Her Triumphant Late-Night Debut | culture | Scoop.it
Today’s Read of the Day is Splitsider‘s interview with comedian Cameron Esposito whose recent late-night debut on The Late Late Show we called “incredible” and “the most noteworthy in recent history.” In the excerpt below, Esposito talks about her...
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She is an amazing comedian!

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Classic Doctor Who: The Third Doctor’s Essential Episodes

Classic Doctor Who: The Third Doctor’s Essential Episodes | culture | Scoop.it
This is where things start getting tricky. After two seasons truncated by ruthless purges of the historical record, the Third Doctor is missing nary and episode—and, hey, he’s in color!
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What's Next for True Detective?

What's Next for True Detective? | culture | Scoop.it
True Detective: If only we could've detected some respect for women.
Now that we've had a week to process the True Detective finale, it's time to start preparing for season two. 
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Sponsor Love: PaperLove!

Sponsor Love: PaperLove! | culture | Scoop.it
PaperLove – the e-course for paper lovers.
PaperLove is a five week creative adventure where we unwrap the possibilities of paper, getting lost in a swirl of dreamy creative projects, and learning about the amazing versatile material that is paper.
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How Not to Sound Like a Gentile

How Not to Sound Like a Gentile | culture | Scoop.it
Epiphany 5A February 9, 2014 Isaiah 58:1-12 Psalm 112 Matthew 5:13-20 Recently, a good friend of mine was (he thought) righteously jamming to AC/DC on karaoke via YouTube.  His son, however, snapped him out of his reverie, saying “Dad, I know you...
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$25 for $50 Worth of Organic, Local, and Sustainable Groceries with Delivery from Greenling

$25 for $50 Worth of Organic, Local, and Sustainable Groceries with Delivery from Greenling | culture | Scoop.it
Without grocers, urbanites would have to grow their own pumpkins in window boxes and spend hours negotiating with the family parakeet until it agreed to be milked. Let rural bounty come to you with this Groupon.
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Altered States of America Sweepstakes!

Altered States of America Sweepstakes! | culture | Scoop.it
We suppose the state capitals are important, but isn't it more crucial to know the exact location of Marty McFly’s hometown, or remind yourself of just where Beetlejuice occured?
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Meeting Your BFF’s Other BFF

Meeting Your BFF’s Other BFF | culture | Scoop.it
Let’s be honest: we’re all a little territorial when it comes to our best friends.
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7 DIY Bookish Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

7 DIY Bookish Thanksgiving Decor Ideas | culture | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving is the best holiday. This is empirical fact. There is food, and there is napping, and there is time to read while other people watch football. The only thing that could make it better is by booking-up the bookishness of the decor.
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Oh Joy Sex Toy: The Secret Brain Science of Desire

Oh Joy Sex Toy: The Secret Brain Science of Desire | culture | Scoop.it
Each week on Oh Joy Sex Toy, intrepid artists explore some aspect of sex through comics. This week is a guest strip from R.
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What Happens When We Speak: On Con Harassment and Fandom

What Happens When We Speak: On Con Harassment and Fandom | culture | Scoop.it
“So I heard that you won Tumblr,” a coworker joked with me the other day.
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Women and other groups get harrassed in everyday life, but it seems more "normal" in gaming/con type places.

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"I Don’t Have to Kiss Everyone’s Ass": Interview with Metric's Emily Haines

"I Don’t Have to Kiss Everyone’s Ass": Interview with Metric's Emily Haines | culture | Scoop.it
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Obamacare's Birth Control Coverage Explained in Six Questions

Obamacare's Birth Control Coverage Explained in Six Questions | culture | Scoop.it
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This is amazingly helpful, alng with the ling to a guide to preventative services: http://www.nwlc.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/final_nwlclogo_preventiveservicestoolkit_9-25-13.pdf

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