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Raised By Black Panthers. Made History With Music. Died At 25. But Hear Him In His Own Words.

The story of Tupac often gets shortened to "famous rapper, killed because of East Coast-West Coast hip-hop rivalry." Better would be to remember the intellectual, the poet, the man who wrestled personal and societal demons with his words. Like here.

Raised By Black Panthers. Made History With Music. Died At 25. But Hear Him In His Own Words.
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Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

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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