This Made Me Want To Run Screaming Out Of My House

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Between the hyped-up food we eat and the synthetic stuff we buy, we’ve got an impressive — and I don’t mean that in a good way — amount of man-made chemical crap in our homes. A few dozen dicey compounds? I wish. And we want to raise children in these places. Hm. Read more: http://upworthy.com/this-made-me-want-to-run-screaming-out-of-my-house

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Yo Steve Jobs, I'mma Let You Finish, But The Book Was The Best Invention Of All Time

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I grew up watching “Reading Rainbow,” and it definitely contributed to my love of reading and challenging myself to always strive for what seemed like the impossible. Share this video if you think that kids these days could benefit from reading more and expanding their horizons. Read more: http://upworthy.com/yo-steve-jobs-imma-let-you-finish-but-the-book-was-the-best-invention-of-all-tim

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These Simple Words And Images Have Me Totally Rethinking How I Talk Around Boys

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If we only look at gender-role stereotypes in the context of little girls, we’re just seeing half the picture. Here’s a powerful compilation of the unfair labels we project onto boys that inevitably end up hurting us all. Read more: http://upworthy.com/these-simple-words-and-images-have-me-totally-rethinking-how-i-talk-around-boys

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Disney Princesses Are Great Role Models, Right? Ahem. Let's See Their Life Skills In Action.

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Although we might dream of a fairy-tale life now and then, I think we can agree that these popular princess characters have nothing to do with real women’s experiences. Seeing what they’d be like if they were real is pretty funny. (We are so not like that, right ladies?) Why not create some positive, strong, […]

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For The Dignity Of His Daughter, A Father Lives A Life As 'Poop Guy'

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As a kid, it might be kind of embarrassing if your father is known as Poop Guy. But if I were the daughter of this particular Poop Guy and heard what he says at 0:27, I’d totally own it and be like, “Yeah, Dad! That’s MY dad!!” Read more: http://upworthy.com/for-the-dignity-of-his-daughter-a-father-lives-a-life-as-poop-guy

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Well, That Pretty Much Disproves Everything I Thought I Knew About The Human Body

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Tim Noakes is has spent years hunting for the most dangerous game of all: lies that have somehow become widely believed. Do you drink a lot of water or Gatorade during workouts? At 2:53, Noakes reveals how you could actually kill yourself by following the advice of many endurance runners. Do you think that your […]

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‘Sesame Street’ Shatters Little Girls’ Princess Dreams, Replaces Them With Better Ones

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor stopped by “Sesame Street” to explain why “princess” is not a viable career option.  Good, so that means I can still be a “president-teacher-veterinarian-ninja” if I want to. Read more: http://upworthy.com/sesame-streets-shatters-little-girls-princess-dreams-replaces-them-with-better-o

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After Seeing These Prices, I Might Think Twice Before I Complain About My Own Phone Bill

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It’s an atrocity that these families have to deal with this BS while they are trying to talk to their loved ones. This little boy didn’t do anything wrong, but it seems like he’s the one being punished. Read more: http://upworthy.com/after-seeing-these-prices-i-might-think-twice-before-i-complain-about-my-own-phone-bill-2

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