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Southern California Was Just Hit With Its Biggest Earthquake In Years

It’s still too early to tell the amount of damage caused by the quake.
Mack Lamoureux

Here’s What Immigrants Think About the Fourth of July

“When I first came here, I was very into the idea of America as the land of opportunity for all, but now I know that the idea of equality in this country is a farce.”
Mary Retta

Colin Kaepernick and Nike Are Right, the Betsy Ross Flag Shouldn't Be on Sneakers

Betsy Ross' flag is a reminder of slavery. We don't need it on shoes.
Kristin Corry

These Canadians Don’t Want to Party with Americans Because of Trump

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is among a handful of politicians boycotting Independence Day events.
Connor Garel
The Nice Guide to Right Now

Watch This Bear Live a More Luxurious Life Than You

With hot tubs and margaritas, this bear is living the goddamn life.
Mack Lamoureux
Happy Fourth!

A Collection of Dumb, Dangerous, and Avoidable Fireworks Accidents

How's about a blitzed butt, a beachfront assault, and a lost-and-found hand, just to name a few.
Sarah Emerson
Fourth of July

How to Celebrate the 4th of July When America Is a Constant Disappointment

If you feel like patriotism is morally repulsive right now, you'd be correct.
Leila Ettachfini
never change

Welp, Bitcoin Might Still Fork on August 1

What is 'Bitcoin Cash'?
Jordan Pearson
Back to the Disaster

How Worried Should You Be About a Real Life ‘Geostorm?’

The new Gerard Butler movie turns geoengineering into a weapon that wreaks global havoc on the scale of 'The Day After Tomorrow.'
Carl Franzen

NYC Is Reaching Peak European Techno

The arrival of German institutions like HYTE could be a sign of what's to come.
Michelle Lhooq
Impact Climate

How to Chill and Grill This Fourth of July Without Hurting the Planet

The concerned citizen's guide to grilling-out on Independence Day.
Kastalia Medrano
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These Wacky President GIFs Are Like History on Laughing Gas

Fake history > fake news.
Beckett Mufson