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Couple Sentenced to Prison for ‘Gifting’ Daughters to 52-Year-Old Sexual Abuser
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Couple Sentenced to Prison for ‘Gifting’ Daughters to 52-Year-Old Sexual Abuser

Last year, a Bucks County man named Lee Kaplan was arrested for child abuse and sexual assault after a neighbor reported him for having a suspicious number of young girls living in his house, all wearing blue dresses. Lee was …

Hypocrisy, thy name is the National Renewable Energy Lab
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Hypocrisy, thy name is the National Renewable Energy Lab

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The National Renewable Energy Lab has a great new green building at their Golden, Colorado offices. Joe Cortright of City Observatory describes its green goodness:

It’s festooned with arrays of photovoltaic cells to generate electricity on …

What Do Teens Think About When They Think About HIV?
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What Do Teens Think About When They Think About HIV?

Teens today have never known a world where HIV was a certain death sentence. They missed the “plague years” of AIDS—the confusion, the pop-cultural discussions, the general feeling of hopelessness regarding the disease. This is sometimes referred to as “historical …

Disney Can’t Find A Live Action Aladdin — Leaving Fans Of THIS Actor Scratching Their Heads!
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Disney Can’t Find A Live Action Aladdin — Leaving Fans Of THIS Actor Scratching Their Heads!

A rising star ain’t never had a friend like Twitter!

Disney may not know the name Avan Jogia, but everyone who has seen the hottie sing, dance, and steal scenes from stars like Victoria Justice and Ben Kingsley

El Xperia XZ Premium aprende tus hábitos de uso para maximizar la duración de la batería
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El Xperia XZ Premium aprende tus hábitos de uso para maximizar la duración de la batería

Los móviles Xperia de Sony se caracterizan, entre otras virtudes, por la duración de la batería. Más todavía en los modelos más recientes que incorporan del software de gestión energética Smart Stamina.

El modelo Xperia XZ Premium que Sony anunció …

Congressman Supports Women’s Right to Choose to Tan Untaxed
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Congressman Supports Women’s Right to Choose to Tan Untaxed

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Can we go back to striking?

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today (or yesterday):

  • On International Women’s Day, Representative Jason
Chinese city gets bike highway in the sky
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Chinese city gets bike highway in the sky

via Dissing + Weitling Architecture via Dezeen

Copenhagen’s Bicycle Snake is a wonderful ride and a fun design by Dissing + Weitling Architecture. Now the firm has completed a 7.6 km (4.7 mi) elevated bicycle path in Xiamen, China that …

Reminder: Mike Pence Voted Against Recognizing Pi Day
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Reminder: Mike Pence Voted Against Recognizing Pi Day

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Every year on March 14th, the nerd community gathers ‘round to celebrate the beloved mathematical constant pi. We know that pi is so much more than the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter—it’s critical …

India Is Gearing Up to Launch a Safe, Effective, Cheap Male Contraceptive With Little Support From Drugmakers
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India Is Gearing Up to Launch a Safe, Effective, Cheap Male Contraceptive With Little Support From Drugmakers

The first new male contraceptive in more than a century—an injectable, sperm-zapping gel with the consistency of “melted chocolate”—is on the verge of launching out of a university startup in rural India, with little support from Big Pharma investors, Bloomberg …

In Its Final Moments, Big Little Lies Transcends Its White Feminism
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In Its Final Moments, Big Little Lies Transcends Its White Feminism

I got into HBO’s Big Little Lies a few weekends ago for a light binge and was pleasantly delighted by four hours of DRAMA. At first, I thought: How am I gonna relate to these rich white wimmenz and their …