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An Activist Writer Completely Disarms a Foul Troll Over Twitter in a Kind Display on MLK Day

A writer named Ijeoma Oluo has shared an interesting Twitter conversation she had with a 14-year-old, racist troll on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the result is truly inspiring.

"You guys I'm a mom," she wrote on Facebook. "You think I'm going to let some 14 year old outlast me? I got love for days."

Warning: there are a lot of racial slurs and other awful stuff in here, but make sure to read all the way through to the end.

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The anonymous donor claims he had a sudden windfall in the San Francisco real estate market and is doing this as a way of giving back to the community (along with more traditional philanthropy). Any and all can follow the clues about his frequent "cash drops" like this one.

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Beyoncé was featured on the long-running blog project Humans of New York, where she discussed the blessing (everyone remembers your name!) and curse (no one will stop singing "Single Ladies"!) of having a famous moniker. And just like that, the rest of the internet joined in to share their woes. Some of these names almost seem too good to be true. 

Hopefully now she knows that she isn't alone!



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A resident of Shakopee, Minnesota found these two eagles injured after a brawl and took to social media to look for help. How did that turn out? Well:

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#nomakeupselfie had humble beginnings, as a gesture of support from one female author to another about criticisms regarding her looks. However, after others began taking part and adding "#breastcancerawareness" and other tags, the donations began pouring in to Cancer Research UK. In just over two days, the organization has raised over £2 million, with more to come. Check out a video about the phenomenon here: