Sarah Silverman Has a Ballsy Idea for Closing the Pay Gap... Become a Dude

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Disclaimer: Sarah shops around for male genitalia so this video is not safe for work.

The campaign aims to close the wage gap by crowd funding an admittedly ludicrous number: $29,811,746,430,000. That number represents how much women lose when each of the US's 69 million female workers are paid nearly $500,000 less than men over their working careers.

The money raised from the Equal Payback Project will go towards funding the National Women's Law Center – a non-profit that works against employment discrimination and focuses on legislative issues to promote gender equality.
Aziz Ansari puts being a feminist in even simpler terms with his perfect analogy a little after two minutes in on this appearance on David Letterman.

Game of the Day: Dikembe Mutombo's 4 1/2 Weeks to Save the World

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Old Spice and the Portland-based ad agency Wieden + Kennedy have teamed up again for its latest digital campaign "Believe in Your Smellf," which features a web-based video game starring the retired NBA star Dikembe Mutombo who must save the world from the Mayans' doomsday prophecy by taking on a series of odd missions like stopping Americans from dancing to "Gangnam Style" and defending the planet from the invasion of mysterious monster-like creatures known as "Blurgies." Click here to play now!

Inexplicably Funny of the Day

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Not to be culturally insensitive or anything, but New Jersey's Republican congressional candidate Shmuley Boteach is a hard name to forget.

Single Topic Blog of the Day

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Check out "Binders Full of Burgers," a delicious collection of fast food-themed infographic charts visualizing the stats behind the 2012 U.S. presidential campaigns, such as this comparison of Obama and Romney's campaign spendings (shown left). Created by German artists Lisa Rienermann and Anna Lena schiller who also worked on a similar project for the 2011 Berlin state election with waffles and fruits.

U.S. Election Stuff of the Day

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The latest meme workshop from Reddit is based on an Associated Press photograph of President Obama on the phone at a campaign fundraiser event in Orlando, FL. According to ABC News reporter Devin Dwyer, the photograph was taken right after Obama realized that he had called the wrong number, who was quoted as saying:

"Hi is this Ann? Hi, is this Ann? Oh, I'm sorry, I must have the wrong number."

Well, if the President of the United States calls you by accident, I guess you just gotta deal with it.

U.S. Election Stuff of the Day

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A clever pet store in Brooklyn, New York, is now selling dog waste bags with the faces of Mitt Romney and Barack Obama for your own private "smearing" campaigns on the street.

Reverse Birther of the Day

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President Barack Obama visited Gator's Dockside, an Orlando sports bar, Saturday night as part of a bus tour of Florida. One young boy in the crowded restaurant, Andre Wupperman, hails from Hawaii, which led Obama to flash him a shaka hand sign -- the Hawaiian "hello".

Wupperman responded in kind, to which Obama playfully replied: "You were born in Hawaii? You have a birth certificate?"

We'll just assume Obama didn't make young Andre produce documentation.

[nyt]