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Celebrate DOMA Ruling With Awesome Pics

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. To be brief, this means that federal law now recognizes all gay marriages as legal. THAT means that married gay couples can now receive the multitude of federal benefits that previously had only been granted to heterosexual married couples. Here's how the internet is celebrating:

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Wendy Davis
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Meet Wendy Davis, Filibusterer Extraordinaire and Internet Hero

Yesterday something pretty epic happened in the Texas state legislature. We know, already it is hard for you to believe, but we swear it's true. Senator Wendy Davis attempted a 13-hour filibuster to keep one of the most extreme anti-abortion bills in the United States from being voted into law. And this wasn't your average, everyday read-from-the-phone book filibuster, this was a Texas filibuster.

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Paula Deen Racism Scandal Gets Taiwanese Animation Treatment

In case you haven't been following that whole "Paula Deen is a huge racist" thing very closely, here's a video to get you up to speed. Sort of. It's actually kind of confusing.

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Twinkies Set to Return, Long National Nightmare Finally Ends

America's long national nightmare is about to end.

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Twitter Reacts to Baby North West

If you've been dying to find out what Kim Kardashian and Kanye's baby's name is, well, you can finally settle up all your office bets. Kimye went with North. That's right, their little girl's name is North We

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Instagram Now Has Video for All Your Lunch Filming Needs

Now you don't have to take an over-saturated picture of your lunch -- now you can take an over-saturated 15-second long video of your lunch.

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Disabled Second Grader Kept Apart from Fellow Students in Class Photo

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, this one is worth more because it has a lot of people talking.

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NYC Sushi Restaurant Eliminates Tips for Servers
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NYC Restaurant Eliminates Tips for Servers

Have you ever gone to a restaurant and agonized over how much of a tip to leave? Well, an eatery in New York City has decided to save you the trouble by completely eliminating tips and paying staff salary plus benefits instead.

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High Schooler’s Hot Sauce Prank Makes Him Public Enemy Number One

A high school student is going from hot sauce to hot water.

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Michelle Obama Heckler
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Michelle Obama Shoots Down Heckler in the Best Way Possible

Somebody thought they could heckle Michelle Obama. Somebody thought wrong.

About 12 minutes into a speech the First Lady was giving for a Democratic Party fundraiser in Washington, D.C., a protester interrupted to demand that the president sign an anti-discrimination executive order. And that's when things got real.

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Airline Kicks More Than 100 Jewish Students Off Plane
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More Than 100 Students Kicked Off Plane For Misbehavior

What should've been a fun vacation trip from New York to Atlanta turned nightmarish on Monday morning when an airline kicked a group of 101 Yeshiva students and their eight chaperones off a plane for being rambunctious. The school, however, says the incident was blown way out of proportion and now they're fighting back.

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New Ordinance in Wisconsin Town Allows Authorities to Fine Parents of Bullies
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Wisconsin Town Allows Authorities to Fine Parents of Bullies

Bullying has reached epidemic proportions and officials all across the country are putting measures in place to protect students. But a Wisconsin city has gone a step further by passing an ordinance which allows the parents of bullies to be fined. Does that seem fair?

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High School Votes Gay Teens as This Year's 'Cutest Couple'
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High School Votes Gay Teens as 2013′s ‘Cutest Couple’

In a sure sign of progress, a high school has voted two gay teens as this year's "cutest couple." It represents the first time a same-sex couple has been allowed to run in the category at Carmel High School in Carmel, New York.

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Grumpy Cat Is Getting Her Own Movie Whether She Likes It Or Not

Everyone's favorite miserable cat is finally getting her own movie. No, not Garfield. There have been two Garfield movies already. Where have you been? But it has been announced that Tard herself, aka Grumpy Cat, is the inspiration for a 'Garfield'-like live-action movie.

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High Schooler Busted After Changing Fellow Student's Name in Yearbook
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High Schooler Changes Fellow Student’s Name in Yearbook to Lewd Term, Gets Busted

Missouri high school student Kaitlyn Booth probably thought she was pulling off the mother of all pranks when she changed a fellow student's last name to an offensive term in the school's yearbook, but now the joke's on her. Booth has been arrested and could be charged with a felony.

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