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Escape rooms were always a fun way to look dumb in front of your friends, and now they’re a fun way to look dumb in front of the internet, too.

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Adam Rippon Wore A Leather Harness To The Oscars

Leather has been a symbol of strength in the gay community since the ‘40s.

THE GOOD NEWS:

Rippon’s tuxedo was a stunning display of LGBT empowerment.

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Under French Law, Businesses Can’t Email Employees After Work Hours

In France, there’s a rule against emailing employees on the weekend.

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Nothing can ruin a relaxing weekend or holiday like an email from the office. Even if there’s no need to take action until Monday, the unwanted intrusion of professional life can really suck the joy out of a Sunday afternoon barbecue.

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Black Lives Matter Activists Just Hosted A Cookout With The Police

“I definitely think this is a start for this community”

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Breaking bread together is surely one of the oldest forms of peacemaking, a way for foes to lay down arms over a common interest. But as tensions simmered between activists and police officers in recent weeks, those feel-good mealtime moments have been hard to come by. In a Pennsylvania diner, a couple refused to be seated near a table of cops. In North Carolina, two officers were allegedly taunted and served intentionally painful chicken wings. Things can look pretty unappetizing.

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Now That It’s Legal, Colorado Teens Are Smoking Less Weed

They're even below the national average

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There’s a common myth about teenagers drinking in France. Because many French young people are allowed moderate amounts of wine at dinner, the story goes, they learn that booze isn’t such a big deal and thus drink more moderately. As it turns out, France has a serious problem with young binge drinkers, so that cute theory is out the window.

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A Crazy Headband That Lets You Control Your Dreams

“Total Recall” or just total BS?

Screenshot via Luciding documentary “Kiev Dreamers.”

First you’re riding a dragon, the forest rushing beneath you. Then you’re having sex—real, very good sex — with a celebrity from your favorite show. Next you’re talking to a long-dead parent, making peace with painful memories, finding profound, healing closure.

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