Feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian, seen here filming her Tropes vs. Women web series, recently canceled a talk at Utah State University after the school received threats of a mass shooting at the event. Jonathan McIntosh hide caption

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Pro-democracy protesters shout slogans during a standoff with police outside the central government offices in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Wednesday. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Joanna Coles, editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, at her desk in August. Alex Geana/Splash News/Corbis hide caption

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In Frisco, Texas, Fire Chief Mark Piland (left) and Mayor Maher Maso hold a press conference at the Central Fire Station on Wednesday. Stewart F. House/Getty Images hide caption

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The casket of Michael Brown sits inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, awaiting the start of his funeral in August. Robert Cohen/AP hide caption

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People read newspapers placed along a street blocked by protesters outside the government headquarters building in Hong Kong on Wednesday. While Hong Kong media are covering the protests closely, media in mainland China have been mostly quiet. Carlos Barria/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Theaters that call themselves 4-D use lights, moving seats, fog and even sprays of water and air to give moviegoers a unique experience — one they hope audiences will consider worthy of higher ticket prices. Ernesto López Ruiz/Courtesy of CJ E&M America hide caption

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