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Iron Man 3: Marvel Studios Is In The Superhero Zone

Iron Man 3: Marvel Studios Is In The Superhero Zone | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
Iron Man 3 is great, but I saw it in a theater filled with kids, and I couldn't help but wonder who it was made for. It was an excellent superhero film for ME, but I'm not sure it was for kids.
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James Rhodes: 'Find what you love and let it kill you'

James Rhodes: 'Find what you love and let it kill you' | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
My life as a concert pianist can be frustrating, lonely, demoralising and exhausting. But is it worth it? Yes, without a shadow of a doubt, says James Rhodes
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Florida Teen Girl Charged With Felony After Science Experiment Goes Bad

Florida Teen Girl Charged With Felony After Science Experiment Goes Bad | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
Kiera Wilmot got good grades and had a perfect behavior record. She wasn't the kind of kid you'd expect to...
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Oh please.

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Obama Says He’ll Try Again To Close Guantanamo

Obama Says He’ll Try Again To Close Guantanamo | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
President Obama said on Tuesday that his he still believes that the Guantanamo Bay prison does not serve American security interests and said that his administration will try again to close Gitmo.
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Know Your IX

Know Your IX | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
Know Your IX aims to educate every college student in the U.S. about his or her rights under Title IX by the start of the next academic term.
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Shaming, Threats, and Insults: How Not to Reduce Teen Pregnancy » Sociological Images

Shaming, Threats, and Insults: How Not to Reduce Teen Pregnancy » Sociological Images | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
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Politico: NYT Boss Lady Too Bossy (with tweets) · womensmediacntr

Politico's Dylan Byers writes an unsourced hatchet job about New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson's scandalous lack of warm-fuzziness; Twitter media watchers see it for what it is.
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Social media is so cool. People see BS and shine a light on it.

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Lies Pop Culture Tells Us About Sex

Lies Pop Culture Tells Us About Sex | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
This morning’s post on the problems prestige television continues to have with sex inspired a rather epic conversation about the assumptions movies and television shows make about sex and sexuality, and the lies that a lot of them told us.
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Hunger Striking at Guantánamo Bay

Hunger Striking at Guantánamo Bay | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
No charge. No trial. And I’m being force-fed while bound to a chair.
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Whoa.

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Sequester Cuts Could Undermine The HIV Research That Helped Doctors Cure A Child

Sequester Cuts Could Undermine The HIV Research That Helped Doctors Cure A Child | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
The scientific community is buzzing with the news that doctors may have cured a two-year-old girl of her HIV infection, marking the first time the virus has been eliminated from a child’s system.
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Gun Control Fail, 1944 Edition

Gun Control Fail, 1944 Edition | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
"Lady, we can't do anything about a threat. We have to wait until he acts." "You mean after I am shot?"

"Assault weapons will remain read
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Pink Tells Us:

Pink Tells Us: | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
With a toddler, two-year-old Willow Sage, an on-again marriage to Carey Hart, a major beauty contract with CoverGirl, and massive Top 40 success, is it possible Pink has left the whole bad-girl routine behind?
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Saudi anti-domestic violence campaign sparks media buzz

Saudi anti-domestic violence campaign sparks media buzz | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
“Some things can’t be covered,” reads the slogan of Saudi Arabia’s anti-dome
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U.S. Issues Guidelines for Medical Exams in Sexual Assault Cases

U.S. Issues Guidelines for Medical Exams in Sexual Assault Cases | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
The revised recommendations emphasize that the victim’s physical and emotional needs should take precedence over criminal justice considerations.
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Victory in Rhode Island! RI Senate passes the freedom to marry | Freedom to Marry

Victory in Rhode Island! RI Senate passes the freedom to marry | Freedom to Marry | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
Today, the Rhode Island Senate approved S38, the bill that will extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples throughout the state of Rhode Island.
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Guest Column | Break the silence: a call to action

Guest Column | Break the silence: a call to action | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
I cannot speak for all, but here’s what being raped at this university felt like for me.
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Tastefully Offensive: Stephen Colbert Responds to the Boston Marathon Bombing

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High Schooler Protests ‘Slut-Shaming’ Abstinence Assembly Despite Alleged Threats From Her Principal

High Schooler Protests ‘Slut-Shaming’ Abstinence Assembly Despite Alleged Threats From Her Principal | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
A West Virginia high school student is filing an injunction against her principal, who she claims is threatening to punish her for speaking out against a factually inaccurate abstinence assembly at her school.
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And the best part is Wellesley's response to her principal's threat against her future: "Katelyn Campbell, #Wellesley is excited to welcome you this fall."

 

This chick is a BAMF.

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We Are Not Alone: National Curricular Reform Around the Globe | Consider the Source | School Library Journal

We Are Not Alone: National Curricular Reform Around the Globe | Consider the Source | School Library Journal | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
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"In the United States we have the opposite situation. Social studies and science share limited time slots in elementary classrooms and students arrive at middle school having learned and relearned the same small bits of U. S. history, with barely any awareness of a wider world."

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How Attractive Are You To The Opposite Sex? Esquire’s 1949 Questionnaire

How Attractive Are You To The Opposite Sex? Esquire’s 1949 Questionnaire | Pop! Goes My Heart | Scoop.it
"Almost any man can stand almost any amount of flattery."

Somewhere between the time women stopped being chastised for wearing pants and
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Oh my God, this is HILARIOUS. Some of it is actually still relevant too, I think. Which is weird, because mostly this book is a sexist monstrosity.

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