Congrats, Republicans, You Built That!

Two of the biggest stars of the Republican National Convention are the clocks in the convention hall counting the national debt — which they've pinned on President Obama. But what they aren't saying is that that some of the most sacred Republican priorities, including war spending and tax cuts for the rich, are responsible for the majority of that growing debt. I hate to be the one to break it to you, Republican Party, but your campaign convention is probably not the right place to reveal your mistakes...

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Getting Past Some Serious Differences For A Higher Purpose

In Virginia, Jewish and Muslim worshippers have formed an alliance that takes some people by surprise. They understand that conflict and violence from extremists doesn’t have to dictate how they view each other as a people.


‘Just Say No’ Doesn’t Work. Maybe This Will.

Even if you don't think drugs should be illegal, you probably agree being addicted to meth will seriously screw up your life. These ads by Darren Aronofsky ("Black Swan", "Requiem for a Dream") show that harsh reality.Warning: These aren't NSFW, but they're still graphic.


This NBA Star Wants You To Stop What You’re Doing And Look At His Face

Yao Ming, former NBA player with the Houston Rockets, is one of the most well-known and loved celebrities in his native country of China. Now, Yao has teamed up with WildAid and is using his star power to show the Chinese people how their growing economic power and desire for ivory products is affecting animals in Africa. Seeing the ivory poaching victim in the photo below is one of the most unforgettable moments Yao has experienced in his journey.