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Over 18,000 “People” Join the World’s First Hologram Protest in Spain

Spain’s “Holograms For Freedom” movement drew thousands of virtual protestors rallying for their all-too-real rights.

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On the night of April 10, the streets of Madrid swarmed with protestors. They were demonstrating en masse against a series of highly-controversial Spanish laws which, once in effect, will severely limit the ability to protest in that country. But, while the rally was both well attended and vociferous in its opposition to the new legislation, it was perhaps most noteworthy for the fact that nearly everyone in attendance—reportedly 18,000 total—were not really “there” at all. They were, instead, holograms, projected in front of Spain’s Cortes Generales parliamentary building for the first holographic protest of its kind.

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How Your Meat Eating Can Kill Vegetarians

A new E. coli outbreak in Europe has already killed nearly 20 people. The culprit? Cucumbers like the ones in your favorite vegan salad.

Things are easier said than done, or so the old adage goes, and we couldn't agree more. That's why we do The GOOD 30-Day Challenge (#30DaysofGOOD), a monthly attempt to live better. Our challenge for June? Go vegetarian.

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Improv Everywhere Pranks the Met Museum

Watch confused tourists and Renaissance art lovers as a fully costumed doppelganger signs autographs in front of a 400 year old portrait of himself.

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Improv Everywhere has released video of their latest stunt. This time they harnessed the "special skill" of one IE fan. That skill is looking exactly like a Renaissance painting of King Philip IV of Spain. So, naturally they dressed him up like the painted king and held an autograph signing.

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Feast Your Eyes: On Cheap Food and Happiness

Do the benefits of cheap food outweigh its costs?

Welcome to Feast Your Eyes, a new feature on GOOD Food HQ, serving up a food-related map, chart, video, photo, or illustration daily. Got a project you want to share here? Send it over!

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