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Why is the ‘C-word’ So Offensive?

“The satirical newspaper the Onion offered a rare apology yesterday after it joked that 9-year-old actress Quvenzhané Wallis was “kind of a cunt, right?” Has that word always been so patently offensive? No. In Middle English the word could be used as a standard term for the female genitalia, in …

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Scalia: ‘Racial Entitlement’ in Voting Rights Act

“Conservative justices on the Supreme Court expressed skepticism Wednesday about whether the federal government should still be requiring preclearance of voting system changes in certain places with a history of racial discrimination in elections.”* Is it “racial entitlement” to have the expectation of being able to vote? Supreme Court Justice …

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2013 NFL Combine Results: Winners and Losers

With the 2013 NFL Combine now in the rear-view mirror, Brad Wells of SB Nation takes a look at who put on some of the more notable performances in Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium. He examines who may have helped/hurt their draft stock and how it might impact how the NFL …

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Fujitsu Next Generation Cane hands-on

David Pierce takes a hands-on look at Fujitsu’s Next Generation Cane. For more, check out the full article below: http://www.theverge.com/2013/2/27/4036228/fujitsus-futuristic-next-generation-cane-hands-on More from The Verge: Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=theverge Check out our full video catalog: http://www.youtube.com/theverge/videos Visit our playlists: http://www.youtube.com/theverge/playlists Like The Verge on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/verge Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/verge Follow on Instagram: …

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Pocket Casts 4.0 for Android hands-on demo

Dan Seifert gets a hands-on look at Pocket Casts 4.0 for Android. To find out more, check out the full article below: http://www.theverge.com/2013/2/27/4035556/pocket-casts-4-0-android-podcast-app-hands-on More from The Verge: Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=theverge Check out our full video catalog: http://www.youtube.com/theverge/videos Visit our playlists: http://www.youtube.com/theverge/playlists Like The Verge on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/verge Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/verge …

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Intel Face Tracking technology hands-on

Tom Warren takes a look at Intel’s face tracking technology. For more information, read the full article below. http://www.theverge.com/2013/2/27/4035428/intel-webcam-tv-face-tracking-hands-on More from The Verge: Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=theverge Check out our full video catalog: http://www.youtube.com/theverge/videos Visit our playlists: http://www.youtube.com/theverge/playlists Like The Verge on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/verge Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/verge Follow on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/verge …

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Deadly Virus Pushes Parrots to Brink of Extinction | On Assignment

On the Eastern Cape of South Africa, a National Geographic explorer races to save parrots ravaged by a deadly virus. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you …

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