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Twitter Is Ruining Love and Facebook Is Ruining Your Life
jezebel
April 9, 2014

A pair of new studies out this week indicate that Facebook makes people feel terrible about themselves and too much Twitter can lead to breakups. Is the internet a series of tubes that does nothing but suck all of the joy out of people's lives? Probably.

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UMass Basketball Player Comes Out as Gay
gawker
April 9, 2014

Derrick Gordon, a sophomore basketball player at the University of Massachusetts, announced that he's gay on Wednesday, making him the first openly out player in men's Division I college basketball.

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Video: Long Cronut Line Despite Malicious Mouse Droppings
Gothamist
April 9, 2014

Dominique Ansel reopened his wildly popular Cronut shop this morning after a three-day shutdown by the Health Department, whose inspectors found a "severe mouse infestation" and "several hundred mouse droppings" in the bakery.

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Report On Media Gender Diversity Confirms The Patriarchy Continues Controlling Everything, Being The Worst
Autostraddle
April 9, 2014

On Thursday, the Women’s Media Center released its third annual report on gender bias in major US media creation. The results, I’m sorry to say, confirm what many of us already know anecdotally: that women are underrepresented across the board.

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Elvis Presley's Futuristic Honeymoon Pad In Palm Springs Up For Sale: LAist
LAist
April 9, 2014

Check out The King's swanky get away pad in the desert...

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15 Under-The-Radar Acts At Coachella You Shouldn't Miss
LAist
April 9, 2014

We all know about Coachella headliners Outkast and Arcade Fire, but what about all those lesser-known artists listed in the smaller fonts on the line-up?

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The Secret Shame of an Unacquired Techie -- Daily Intelligencer
nymag.com
April 9, 2014

An interview with Amy, a female employee who was left out of her start-up's acquisition by Google.

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10 Totally Gay, Non-Gay Classic Movies
Pandora Boxx
April 8, 2014

I was recently going through my favorite movies and realized I'm a huge homosexual. Ok, so maybe I didn't JUST realize that but I digress. I realized there certainly are some gay classics that have absolutely nothing to do with the gays at all.

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Los Angeles County Museum on Fire
ARTINFO.com
April 8, 2014

Eli and Edythe Broad have bought Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrored Room for their Grand Avenue museum. The article implies it will be a long-term installation and says director Joanne Heyler is exploring whether to require free timed tickets.

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Muriel Cooper, 'Messages and Means' at Columbia University
hyperallergic.com
April 8, 2014

By Muriel Coope's hand, a charismatic, digitally transmuted Bauhaus aesthetic came to grace the covers of some of the 20th century's most influential scholarly books, on subjects ranging from design and architecture to computer science and sociology. Best known for her

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