The Cheat Sheet

Dec 16

“I’m worried that one day my nieces and nephews might have to work here, my kids might have to work here and it would still be the same.” —

Dominic Ware was a charismatic leader in the nationwide Our Walmart campaign, fighting for better working conditions— until he got fired after speaking out for himself and his coworkers. 

Read his story

Dec 13

So I don’t know if you guys heard, but Beyonce released a new album last night, and it DRIPS. OF. SEX. 

So I don’t know if you guys heard, but Beyonce released a new album last night, and it DRIPS. OF. SEX

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Dec 11

George W. Bush showed Hillary Clinton a photo of one of his paintings on Air Force One. 
(via HuffPo)

George W. Bush showed Hillary Clinton a photo of one of his paintings on Air Force One. 

(via HuffPo)

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Paging Millennials: Here’s a guide for when not to take a selfie. 
(OK, look, I’m a millennial, so no hate, but I figured that copy would get more clicks.)

Paging Millennials: Here’s a guide for when not to take a selfie

(OK, look, I’m a millennial, so no hate, but I figured that copy would get more clicks.)

Sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial was totally faking it the whole time. 
Props? 

Sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial was totally faking it the whole time

Props? 

Dec 10

Our look at the relatively new phenomenon of livestreaming suicide attempts. 

Our look at the relatively new phenomenon of livestreaming suicide attempts

Obama has taken a funeral selfie, so our work here is done

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I’d intended for the post below to be the final one here, but then this just happened at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service—not exactly a funeral, to be fair, but I’ll just go ahead and take credit for the whole thing. Thank you, world, and good night!

Sigh. 

Dec 09

chefboyardeezie:

it’s been 1 year since the most influential event of all time

chefboyardeezie:

it’s been 1 year since the most influential event of all time

(via digg)

Dec 06

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Alan Gross is just one of many Americans who are locked up abroad. Here are their stories.

Alan Gross is just one of many Americans who are locked up abroad. Here are their stories.

Nelson Mandela’s life in photos. 

Nelson Mandela’s life in photos

nbcnightlynews:

Deep freeze covers large portion of the U.S. as snow and ice wreak havoc
Details: http://nbcnews.to/18pSYXh l Map: The Weather Channel

From -25 to 80!

nbcnightlynews:

Deep freeze covers large portion of the U.S. as snow and ice wreak havoc

Details: http://nbcnews.to/18pSYXh l Map: The Weather Channel

From -25 to 80!