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These Billboards Are So Wrong. And We Are So Right.

A right-wing thinktank, The Heartland Institute, just released a billboard campaign comparing people who are concerned about global warming to Fidel Castro, Ted Kazynski, Osama Bin Laden, and Charles Manson.

These Billboards Are So Wrong. And We Are So Right.

First, this has to be the biggest right wing FAIL since Newt Gingrich.





Secondly, prominent corporations actually fund this whack-job institution: Microsoft, State Farm, and Pfizer to name a few. The Engagement Lab is circulating a petition for all the corporations that fund the Heartland Institute calling them to "immediately pull their funding from the Heartland Institute in light of Heartland's ongoing and extreme support of climate change denial." Sign and share the petition.

Only one question remains in my mind: Why isn't it already obvious to Microsoft that climate change denial isn't cool?






SOURCE: iSTOCK

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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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