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Beloved Icon Maya Angelou Dead At 86

“Maya Angelou, whose landmark book of 1969, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” — a lyrical, unsparing account of her childhood in the Jim Crow South — was among the first autobiographies by a 20th-century black woman to reach a wide general readership, died on Wednesday at her home …

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The Heart-Warming Science Of Gay Dad Brains

“Opponents of marriage equality claim that same-sex couples should be banned from marrying because children deserve both a mother and a father, but a new study suggests otherwise. Researchers at Bar-Ilan University in Israel compared the brain scans of new moms, new straight dads, and new gay dads, and found …

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Heroin Overdose Kills & Now Police Are Fighting Back

“Thousands of New York City police officers will soon be carrying emergency antidotes to help deal with the recent spike in heroin overdoses, officials said Tuesday. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and city Police Commissioner William Bratton announced that the state is providing the New York Police Department with …

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Obama’s 2014 West Point Graduation Speech Breakdown

“During the 2014 West Point commencement address, President Obama declared that the U.S. remains the world’s most indispensable nation, even after a “long season of war,” but argued for restraint before embarking on more military adventures.” Transcript of the speech here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/full-text-of-president-obamas-commencement-address-at-west-point/2014/05/28/cfbcdcaa-e670-11e3-afc6-a1dd9407abcf_story.html John Iadarola (http://www.twitter.com/jiadarola) of The Young Turks breaks …

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3D printing is the future — just not yet

New Matter is the latest company to join the broadening 3D printer market — the Mod T is set to be one of the cheapest yet, and it’s one bolstered by collaboration with Frog Design. Still, the question remains: why would I want this? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=theverge Check out our full …

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