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History May Not Remember This Speech, But I Guarantee That You Will

Back in the dark ages of 2009, marriage equality had yet to become the law of the land in the state of New York. During a tense and uncertain debate, state Senator Diane Savino took the floor in support of the bill: What follows is seven minutes and 33 seconds that wasn't on the winning side that day but will definitely stand the test of time.

History May Not Remember This Speech, But I Guarantee That You Will



The highlights:
  • [2:00] She really gets going.
  • [3:00] She ramps it up with a great story.
  • [4:30] She gets a notoriously tough room laughing.
  • [5:30] She makes some excellent points about who’s really destroying marriage.
  • [7:00] She might as well drop the mic and try to beat the traffic home.
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It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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