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I Never Expected A 14-Year-Old's Speech On Gay Rights To Leave Me Speechless

In 2010, a 14-year-old kid named Graeme Taylor stood up and made some of the more intelligent comments about gay rights I'd heard in a while. I never saw him on "Ellen," though. And now that I have, in addition to being in awe, I'm a little jealous because I want Ellen to like me that much. Don't miss what he says at 3:48. He nails it.

Unfortunately, the version of this video that we can embed no loner exists. HOWEVER! Do not despair. You can watch it by clicking on this link.


It's worth the extra 10 seconds to hop over to Ellen's site to watch Graeme. He's an inspiration.

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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21


Dr. Daniel Mansfield and his team at the University of New South Wales in Australia have just made an incredible discovery. While studying a 3,700-year-old tablet from the ancient civilization of Babylon, they found evidence that the Babylonians were doing something astounding: trigonometry!

Most historians have credited the Greeks with creating the study of triangles' sides and angles, but this tablet presents indisputable evidence that the Babylonians were using the technique 1,500 years before the Greeks ever were.


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This article originally appeared on 09.08.16


92-year-old Norma had a strange and heartbreaking routine.

Every night around 5:30 p.m., she stood up and told the staff at her Ohio nursing home that she needed to leave. When they asked why, she said she needed to go home to take care of her mother. Her mom, of course, had long since passed away.

Behavior like Norma's is quite common for older folks suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Walter, another man in the same assisted living facility, demanded breakfast from the staff every night around 7:30.

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