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We got our hands dirty talking about using coal for energy. But it doesn't matter, since we learned that there isn't any sort of energy problem. Because what you call carbon dioxide, is actually called life.We got jiggy with our cetacean friends.Horror of horrors. Jon Stewart may get kids to tune..

We got our hands dirty talking about using coal for energy.
But it doesn't matter, since we learned that there isn't any sort of energy problem. Because what you call carbon dioxide, is actually called life.
We got jiggy with our cetacean friends.
Horror of horrors. Jon Stewart may get kids to tune in, but he can't get kids to help out. Still, unlike our government, Daily Show viewers probably know the basics of the first amendment.
We took an ostalgie-filled trip back to the USSR's graphic design.
We took a look at suburban sprawl. Not as bad as we thought? In Hong Kong, they don't sprawl, they just pack them in.
You want people to build green? You better give them an incentive to do it. Everyone loves prizes. Not a good enough solution for you? The Times weighed in with 500 more
And, we moved into a new office, as Teach For America became our first partner to cross the $2000 mark.

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The phrase "stay in your lane" is usually lobbed at celebrities who talk about politics on Twitter by people who disagree with them. People in the sports world will often get a "stick to sports" when they try to have an opinion that lies outside of the field of play.

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The Free the Nipple movement is trying to remove the stigma on women's breasts by making it culturally acceptable and legal for women to go topless in public. But it turns out, Free the Nipple might be fighting on the wrong front and should be focusing on freeing the nipple in a place you'd never expect. Your own home.

A woman in Utah is facing criminal charges for not wearing a shirt in her house, with prosecutors arguing that women's chests are culturally considered lewd.

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In August, the Recording Academy hired their first female CEO, Deborah Dugan. Ten days before the Grammys, Dugan was placed on administrative leave for misconduct allegations after a female employee said Dugan was "abusive" and created a "toxic and intolerable" work environment. However, Dugan says she was actually removed from her position for complaining to human resources about sexual harassment, pay disparities, and conflicts of interest in the award show's nomination process.

Just five days before the Grammys, Dugan filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and her claims are many. Dugan says she was paid less than former CEO Neil Portnow. In 2018, Portnow received criticism for saying women need to "step up" when only two female acts won Grammys. Portnow decided to not renew his contract shortly after. Dugan says she was also asked to hire Portnow as a consultant for $750,000 a year, which she refused to do.

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