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7.12.18

Malala Is Spending her 21st Birthday Organizing with Indigenous Brazilian Girls

In the last year, women's rights and education activist Malala Yousafzai attended Oxford University, launched a digital publication, and traveled the world to fight gender discrimination and help girls go to school.

1.5.18

The GOP Really Wants You to Sign Eric Trump's Birthday Card

Tell the guy how you really feel!

6.21.17

The GIF Format Is 30 Years Old and More Popular Than Ever

Technology standards often fade with age, but at 30 the GIF is more popular than ever.

4.10.17

Fifty Years and Counting, the Boeing 737 Remains One of the Safest Ways to Travel

“I flew the 737 for 18 years and can honestly say that it was a superbly capable and safe aircraft."

3.26.17

Elton John's Birthday Party Looks Like It Was All Sorts of Fun

Lady Gaga and Stevie Wonder sang "Happy Birthday," Ryan Adams sang "Rocket Man," and Elton John is a damned good-looking 70.

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11.4.16

America’s First Female Rocket Scientist Ran Away From Home to Become a Chemist

Today would have been Mary Morgan’s 95th birthday.

11.1.16

Spare a Second Today to Remember Sega’s Other Mascot, Alex Kidd

Before Sonic came the Kidd that couldn’t – but without him, Sega might never have found their place in console history.

6.2.16

VICE Sports World News Roundup: June 2, 2016

Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.

11.13.15

Law in GIFs: Monkey See, Monkey Sue

A man gets arrested for a GIF, a lawyer in a Chippendales costume defends against a monkey, and some judge sure likes Taylor Swift.

9.24.15

Is This the End of The Chain Restaurant Birthday Song?

A recent California court ruling is a big win for public domain but a big blow to the time-honored American tradition of branded birthdays songs.

9.24.15

We Can All Sing Happy Birthday Now! (But It’s Still Not Public Domain)

The case could still end up setting precedent if license holders sue to get their money back.

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