Clash with #BlackLivesMatter makes Bill Clinton No. 1 trend

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Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton finally unleashed her campaign’s “secret weapon” this year, but it apparently has been in storage for quite a while and needs an update; consider Bill Clinton’s recent comparison of the contentious GOP debates to “those rap tunes on MTV”and today’s reference to kids “getting hopped up on crack.” As far as […]

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This Lake In Tanzania Has A Deadly Secret. These Shocking Photos Show The Haunting Reality.

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Tanzania’s Lake Natron is one of the most serene lakes in all of Africa, but it’s also the source of some of the most eerie photographs ever captured. You see, Lake Natron has a very deadly secret, it turns any animal it touches to stone. This incredibly rare phenomenon is caused by the chemical makeup […]

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This Adorable Baby Rhino Will Come Running When His Name Is Called

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Simply knowing that there’s a baby rhino in the world named Warren would have been good enough… But to find out that he also knows his name, comes on command, and thinks he’s a dog? Well, that’s just the cherry on top of this already cute kiddo. Watch what happens when […]

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If Rescuers Hadn’t Intervened, This Lioness And Her Cubs Wouldn’t Have Survived

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After this lioness was gored by a buffalo, she was left with a gaping wound. Incredibly, rescuers saved her life by performing emergency surgery right in the middle of the African Savanna. What’s more, they also saved the life of her cubs. The 11-year-old lioness had given birth just weeks before receiving the near-fatal wound. […]

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#Has Justine Landed Yet: World awaits PR pro’s arrival in Africa

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http://twitter.com/#!/thefocusedphd/status/414182837516898305 It was the (tasteless) joke heard around the Twitterverse, as a public relations professional managed to make an AIDS joke that some perceived as racist. http://twitter.com/#!/JustineSacco/status/414052561248075776 It’s been retweeted nearly 4,000 times in 12 hours, and now it’s inspired a post on the New York Times website and its own hashtag, #HasJustineLandedYet, which trended high among […]

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500 African Rhinos Will Be Relocated Due to the Increasing Level Of Poaching.

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Over a thousand rhinos were murdered last year for their horns. That number is increasing at an alarming rate from the 13 who killed in 2007. Illegal poaching in South Africa’s Kruger National Park recently reached such high levels to the point where hiring more guards isn’t enough. The only solution: evacuating the animals to safer […]

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These Rescued Lions Are On Their Way To Africa For The First Time

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The tales of animals kept in captivity in the circus are numerous and horrifying. Trainers often use whips, muzzles, and bullhooks to coax them into the right pose, and when they’re not performing, they’re kept in cramped cages without access to the outdoors. It is insanely inhumane. That’s why organizations like Animal Defenders International (ADI) […]

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Here’s What You Should Think About Before You Go To Cuba

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Rick Steves, travel expert and author of Travel as a Political Act, spoke with BuzzFeed News about how to travel responsibly to socially and politically complex places. View this image › A Cuban flag hangs from a building in Havana on Dec. 27, 2014. REUTERS ENRIQUE DE LA OSA Long-embargoed Cuba is about to become […]

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‘Grasping at straws’ Obama admin now imposing travel restrictions on West Africa

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@TheRickWilson: Whaddya know, those golf pencils are good for more than scorecards! — FricosisGuy (@FricosisGuy) October 21, 2014 Can anybody explain why these just released and completely reasonable travel restrictions forcing passengers from the countries affected by Ebola to go through a limited number of U.S. airports were not put into place weeks ago? UPDATE: Travelers […]

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