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Listen To This Rapper Reject Gay Advances In The Most Beautifully Gay Way He Possibly Ever Could

A shameful situation needs to be rectified: This clip by New York area rapper Le1f (that's pronounced LEAF, as in his full name Khalif Diouf) needs to exist here on Upworthy, too. Le1f made this video for his debut single "Wut" in 2012. Think about rap music in the decade before it — that's when homophobic slurs in rap became mainstream. I'm not saying this is the first music video like it to exist — rappers like Le1f did exist before, and will after him. But share this, because rappers like him are for everyone to enjoy.

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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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