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Clean Hands Can Help Prevent Disease, But Get A Load Of This Crap

India has the second-largest population in the world, but only half of them have access to a toilet. Oy. That means at least 620 million — almost double the population of the United States — must do their business outside in the open. Are you like, “That’s really disgusting and must smell terrible”? Because I’m…

John Oliver Goes Off On An Epic, Fact-Checked, Mic-Dropping Rant For 13 Minutes That You Need To See

This topic is so boring, I’m not even going to tell you what it’s about. John Oliver’s epically informative and hilarious analysis will have to do the talking. It’s REEAALLY important. Please watch. You’ll laugh and learn why the boring is actually quite imperative to us. I’m begging you to stick around to at least…

Drink It, Eat It, Wear It, Just Don't Grow It — It's Illegal! (And It Shouldn't Be.)

OK, OK. You can’t smoke hemp — well, you can but you’ll just get a headache. But you can build a house with it, make beautiful clothes with it, and improve your health too. It’s a crazy-useful plant that’s good for the environment. George Washington farmed it, but we don’t grow it in the U.S.…

Maybe There’s So Many Men In Power Because There’s Only Been Half The Competition In The Workplace

Women are about half the population but only 4.8% of Fortune 500 company CEOs. The world is filled to the brim with smart women. So why don’t we see more women in corporate positions? Read more: http://upworthy.com/maybe-theres-so-many-men-in-power-because-theres-only-been-half-the-competition-in-the-workplace

There Was A President Who Faced Another Debt Ceiling Crisis. You'll Be Surprised Who It Was.

Words of common sense from a president who had his fans and his detractors — still does, for that matter. Think those who are riding the edge of debt default will listen to him? Me neither. Read more: http://upworthy.com/there-was-a-president-who-faced-another-debt-ceiling-crisis-youll-be-surprised-who-it-was

If You Think Talking About Sex Can Feel Taboo, See What These Pregnant Ladies Go Through

In the African nation of Malawi, expectant mothers are afraid that if they speak up about their pregnancies, someone might put a spell on their unborn children. So how do they learn about what’s going on with their bodies? Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-think-talking-about-sex-can-feel-taboo-see-what-these-pregnant-ladies-go-through-9