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The story of “Baddie Winkle,” 87-year-old Instagram star and subversive fashion icon

Helen Van Winkle, who is more widely known by the name “Baddie Winkle,” likes to wear marijuana-print dresses and T-shirts emblazoned with slogans like “Bye Basic” and “Drake would never treat me like this!” She has 1.1 million followers on Instagram. 165 more words

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Teen girls seen in viral photo from West Bank speak out

“When you see someone in your family in danger, you don’t have time to think about it,” said 16-year-old Nour Tamimi, a Palestinian girl from the West Bank who was depicted in a dramatic photo that went viral last week. 144 more words

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The 'Why The F*ck You Lyin'?' Vine Is Ruining My Life

Nicholas Fraser is a life-ruiner.

He ruins people’s lives.

And I know what you’re thinking, is this a shitty ex boyfriend? A plea to any future ladies to stay far, far away? 279 more words

Director of Taylor Swift’s ‘colonial fantasy’ video defends his work

The director of Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams” music video, Joseph Kahn, shot back against those who consider the work a representation of a “glamorous version of the white colonial fantasy of Africa” in an email to NPR. 108 more words

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Maxim Korea accused of glorifying violence against women

Petition calls for removal of Maxim Korea's Sept. issue for showing violence against women: http://t.co/is49Tnvkus pic.twitter.com/X12cWk4aqH

— Cosmopolitan (@Cosmopolitan) September 2, 2015

Maxim Korea has been accused of glorifying violence against women in its September issue.

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Ronda Rousey agrees to be Marine’s date to his annual Ball

Sometimes a viral video is all you need to make your wildest dreams come true. At least, that’s what happened to U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Jarrod Haschert, whose video inviting UFC champion Ronda Rousey to be his date to his annual Marine Corps Ball in December was seen over 5 million times, and got him the response he was hoping for. 72 more words

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2 daycare workers charged for inciting toddler "fight club"

Boys and girls at a daycare center in New Jersey were encouraged to fight each other while two employees cheered them on and filmed the event for Snapchat, according to CBS2. 86 more words

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