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Word of the Day: Gardaa

Because marijuana doesn't already have enough street names.
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A Pakistani man warming hash under a lit match before mixing in northwestern city of Peshawar (A. MAJEED/AFP/GettyImage) (A. MAJEED/AFP/Getty Images)
Lady Maryjane may go by many names, but at the end of the day, they all (essentially) mean the same thing.
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Video of the Day: Animals give you tough love

Few things can make you feel worse about yourself than adorable animals who are disappointed in you.
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This Border Collie puppy is disappointed in you. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)
These adorable animals aren't angry. They're just disappointed.
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Video of the Day: Airport rage in China

Sure, we've all dealt with our fair share of airport delays and travel frustrations, but rarely have we lost our cool like this guy.
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A domestic departures board shows flight delays. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images (AFP/Getty Images)
Not his finest moment: Chinese official throws a temper tantrum after being denied passage to a flight for which he arrived late.
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Number of the Day: 15 (chart)

That was America's latest approval rating for Congress. Just how bad is it? Here are eight things they consider better than US lawmakers.
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Hey Congress, we are not impressed (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) (The White House/AFP/Getty Images)
According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans' approval of Congress is hovering at a paltry 15%
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Word of the Day: Hippophagy

In light of this horse meat hysteria that has recently gripped the public, we thought we'd shed some light on the fact that there is an actual word dedicated to the consumption of horse.
Word of the Day: If you're going to be eating horse meat, voluntarily or not, you should know what the practice is called.
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Video of the Day: Harlem Shake, SeaWorld Edition

If you haven't seen seals and walruses do the Harlem Shake, then you haven't seen Shakespeare the way it was meant to be done.
What can we say, we've got a fever here at GlobalPost, and the only prescription is more Harlem Shake.
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Word of the Day: Meteorite

When a giant space rock strikes the earth, you should know what it's called.
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Meteor or meteorite? Let's call the whole thing off. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)
Meteor versus Meteorite: What's the difference? Why does it matter?
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Video of the Day: Valentine's Day Edition

The Japanese are shouting their love from the rooftops. And we like it.
On this day of love and romance, let's check our cynicism and dignity at the door and do as the Japanese do.
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GIF of the Day: Marco Rubio's ill-timed water grab

Hey, when you're thirsty, you're thirsty.
Senator Marco Rubio’s thirst trumps his message in the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union Address.
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GIF of the Day: Obama's exploding fist bump at the State of the Union

At last night's State of the Union Address, Obama did more than reach across the aisle. He reached across it and did an exploding fist bump.
After last night's State of the Union Address, will Obama receive a bump in the polls? Come on, we had to do it.
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