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[Content note: Homophobia, police brutality, violence]

Tuesday: A Day For Americans:

The papal conclave is meeting inside a Faraday cage, blocking wi-fi signals in and out of their conference room at the Vatican City Best Western. This is the most high-tech thing the Vatican has done in six centuries. Neat!

Iranian media say authorities are planning to sue Hollywood over the Oscar-winning Argo because of the movie's allegedly unrealistic portrayal of the country. Okay!

The new David Bowie album, The Next Day, is out today.

Hundreds staged a kiss in at the mall where a gay couple was kicked out for kissing.

Residents of the Falkland Islands have voted overwhelmingly to remain a British Overseas Territory. Hail Britannia!

Just can't get enough? Depeche Mode announces U.S. tour dates! Neat!

The two newspaper delivery women who were shot during the manhunt for Christopher Dorner will not be getting a new replacement truck as promised by the LAPD. Keep up the good work, LAPD!

A new study reveals that sexual orientation can be predicted almost 90 percent of the time just by simply looking at what a user Likes on Facebook. (Just FYI, I liked pink donuts on Facebook.)

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