A slimy truth that will give you pause before buying Legos

Why is a company as cool as Lego partnering with someone as awful as Shell? When are we going to realize we can't pollute our planet with impunity? And what did they use to make the fake oil in this video?None of those questions will be answered in the next 2 minutes, but at least you'll see one of the most powerful PSAs created in a long time.

Planet Victory Climate Change

UPDATE: Greenpeace did it! Lego will NOT be renewing its contract with Shell. All the kudos in the world to Greenpeace for an awesome and important campaign. Always great when the little guys win one over the big guys (who actually make little guys ... you get what I mean).

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"The issue on the table..."

Two of Hamilton's most beloved numbers are the Cabinet Battles between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In Cabinet Battle #1, the issue on the table was Hamilton's national financial plan. In Cabinet Battle #2, the issue was whether to provide France assistance in their revolutionary war.

But there was a third rap battle written for the show, which was cut due to time and because it didn't actually move the plot along. The issue on the table for Cabinet Battle #3? Slavery.

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