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Watch Viola Davis' tear-jerking speech as she wins her first Academy Award.

Viola Davis becomes the first black actor to win an Oscar, Emmy, and Tony for acting.

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Muslims are our neighbors, our teachers, our leaders, our friends — and, now, Oscar winners too. - Robbie Couch

Mahershala Ali, a Muslim, makes history with his big Oscar win for 'Moonlight.'

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today at 02:25. Facebook
The scoop on those bright blue ribbons that stars wore on the red carpet. - Erin Canty

Why stars are wearing blue ribbons on the Oscars red carpet.

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today at 02:08. Facebook
With the help of virtual reality, seeing what the world might look like for one child who has autism is just one step in creating a more empathetic world.
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today at 01:01. Facebook
From 2015: No matter how you look at it, shark attacks are a total lose-lose — a problem for both human and beast.

Australia just came up with an ingenious way to help stop shark attacks.

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today at 00:03. Facebook
This 18-year-old is helping to make change and spread peace just by making hoodies. (via NowThis)
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yesterday at 23:01. Facebook
If her story teaches us anything, it's that understanding goes a long way.

A waitress' perfect response to the kid who asked if she was 'a boy or a girl.'

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yesterday at 22:01. Facebook
Adopted and loved but misunderstood: a Korean American's search for identity.

A poignant comic about a girl's struggle to find her identity, racial and otherwise.

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yesterday at 21:09. Facebook
"If you be nice, it gives you a magical life." These kids know a thing or two about kindness. (via
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yesterday at 20:01. Facebook
Looking back at history is the best way to make sure it never happens again.

These staggering graphics put the WWII death toll in perspective.

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She’s not just a dreamer; she’s a doer. (via We are mitú)
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yesterday at 17:02. Facebook
These Ethiopian wolves and monkeys are part of a blossoming friendship.

Sure looks like these monkeys are domesticating wild wolves. What's the deal?

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With a sign, closed eyes, and an open heart, he shared his fears and hopes with the world 10 days after the election. (via Karim Sulayman, tenor and mdkproductions.com)
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yesterday at 14:02. Facebook
This organization is creating 100 posters to show what makes America great.

These visually stunning posters were designed to show what already makes America great.

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yesterday at 07:01. Facebook
A beautiful reminder not to overlook the little things that make us fall a little more in love with our special someone every single day.

15 beautiful illustrations perfectly capture how it feels to be in love.

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yesterday at 04:00. Facebook
"Thank you for allowing me to feel comfortable in my own skin." (via The Mighty)

To the Woman on the Beach Who Thanked Me for Rocking a Bikini

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yesterday at 03:00. Facebook
1. Prediction: Firefighters will fly around with batwings on.

11 ridiculous future predictions from the 1900 world's fair — and 3 that came true.

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