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Black Teens Go to School Dressed in Business Attire to Challenge Racial Stereotypes


During Black History Month, a group of African-American male students at Illinois’ Central High School decided to get together and make a video to defy racial stereotypes. The video is titled “Suit & Tie in the 217,” and offers a different perspective of young black men than mainstream media typically report on. They did this by […]

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Watch 24 Job Applicants React When Told They’ll Work Like Slaves For $0


A Boston agency made a posting recently looking for a Director of Operations for a company called Rehtom, Inc. The job listing sounds relatively ok until you get to the requirements: Must be able to work 135+ hours a week Ability to work overnight, associate needs pending Willingness to forgo any breaks Work mostly standing […]

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UPDATED: The 14-Year-Old Girl Who Tweeted Terrorist Threat to American Airlines Has Been Arrested


[Updated April 14, 2024 8:33 p.m PST] The girl has been arrested at her home by Dutch police in Rotterdam, Netherlands. A spokesperson told BusinessInsider: We’re not in a state that we can communicate any state of charges at this point. We just thought it was necessary to bring this out mostly because of the fact that […]

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This is How Much Suffering We Cause For Owning a Smart Phone


Our society has gotten so used to beautifully packaged smart phones that one typically wouldn’t consider the human cost of producing each device. This video documentary gives us some perspective by following the lives of several workers in China who work in the factories that produce this devices we’ve all come to love. Here are […]

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This is What Happens When a Designer Imagines Giving the Worst Possible User Experience


Typically, when designing a product, you’d want to make it as user-friendly as possible. This is one of the reasons why so many people love Apple products. But, what if someone decided to do the exact opposite? Designer and architect Katerina Kamprani decided to have a little fun with this idea and created a series […]

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This Mirror Automatically Takes Selfies For You — We Hope This is a Joke


Just when we think the world is crazy enough, someone goes and makes this. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the S.E.L.F.I.E., aka “The Self Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine,” a two-way mirror that takes photos and uploads them to Twitter. The creators of this mirror are iStrategyLabs, a digital agency. The product is basically a […]

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This is the Most Epic Coachella Ticket Prank Ever on Craigslist


With Coachella around the corner, someone thought it would be fun to do a prank on one of their friends. The following ad was posted on the Los Angeles section of Craigslist yesterday morning: Within minutes, the victim’s phone started getting blown up with numbers he didn’t know. Instead of getting pissed that this happened […]

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This Chart Will Show You How Much to Tip in Any Situation


Those that work in the service industry know how important tips are to their earnings. In many places, not tipping a server can mean they are practically working for free. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, most employers are only required to pay servers $2.13 an hour; the rest they must make in tips. Sounds […]

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This Brutal 30-Second Ad May Scare You From Ever Texting and Driving


Despite all the terrible stories we see in the news and all the worried warnings we get from our parents when they find out we’ve been texting and driving, many of us still have our eyes glued to our screens when they should be on the road. In another effort to scare the crap out […]

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Counterforce: An Interview With the Anti-tech Group That’s Harrasing Kevin Rose & Google Employees


Over the last several months, multiple protests have appeared in San Francisco specifically targeted at Google. Employees of the company have been harassed in their homes and Google’s private bus service has received flack for using public bus lanes, including an incident where protesters blocked a bus from moving. Most recently, entrepreneur and Google Ventures […]