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Maybe you spent the last weekend shopping for gifts, writing out holiday cards or studying for final exams. For most of America, the end of the year is a busy time.
Right now Congress is considering two bills —the Protect IP Act, and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)—that would be laughable if they weren't in fact real.
The Church of Kopimism, a religion whose central tenet is the free sharing of information, has been formally recognized by the Swedish government.
Some 1,500 years after the fall of the Roman Empire, the supposedly advanced and progressive United States of America is plagued by even worse income inequality. Tim De Chant at Per Square Mile reached this conclusion based on a study by historians Walter Schiedel and Steven Friesen .