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  1. Obama Will Release Executive Order About Gender Identity Discrimination

    Holy crap.

    During a reception for Pride Month, President Barack Obama announced today that the White House is currently preparing an executive order that bans job discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. Unfortunately it only affects employees who are hired by federal contractors, but this is certainly a radical first step that might positively affect a lot of marginalized people

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  2. Things We Saw Today: Resisting This Borg Eye Patch Is Futile

    State your demands.

    $14. From Fashionably Geek. You know what to do.

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  3. Watch the White House Maker Faire Live Right Now

    Build a robot today... for America!

    Today is the White House Maker Faire, and you can watch it live with the power of the Internet!

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  4. All-Girl Student “Team Rocket Power” Blasts off at the Speed of Light… to the White House

    Spaaaaaaaaaaace

    Science is all about proving things with verifiable evidence, so we've got some evidence to the contrary of anyone who thinks girls aren't into science. A group of three high school girls demonstrated an expertise in rocket engineering that got them invited to the White House Science Fair. In fact, this year's White House Science Fair made a general effort to focus on the achievements of women in STEM (science, technology, education, and mathematics) fields, and it looks like they found no shortage there.

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  5. Things We Saw Today: Zack Snyder Teases First Look at a New Batmobile

    Things We Saw Today

    Zack Snyder tweeted this tease today, saying "Could be time to pull the tarp...Tomorrow?" So keep your eyes peeled for that news, ladies and gents. Maybe Batman vs. Superman will even get... a title? (Geekosystem)

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  6. Tonight’s State of the Union Will Have More Social Media, Probably More Statiness and Unionness as a Result*

    Or maybe just more selfies. *Actual statiness and unionness may vary.

    The White House is trying to punch up the State of the Union stream this year with added social media integration. You can tweet all of your nodding and incessant clapping right along with government officials, and you can Vine, Instagram, Tweet, and Facebook—the things hip, young voters like to do—your concerns in an online Q&A session afterwards.

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  7. White House Wants America to Vote for Their Favorite Thanksgiving Turkey Because of Reasons

    What is this, The Hunger Games?!

    Hey, remember when people still really liked voting for President Obama? The White House sure does. They're trying to capture the democratic magic once again, but since Obama's not up for re-election, they want you to vote for your favorite Thanksgiving turkey. Because there's nothing else that needs solving in America right now. Yup.

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  8. The White House “We the People” Petition Site Gets a New API, Third-Party Sites and Apps Can Soon Host Petitions

    Does this mean more pointless petitions? Probably.

    Since we're a geek culture site we tend to focus on the sillier "We the People" petitions like asking Obama to recreate The Incredibles, give each state its own Pokémon, or build a Death Star. We have a feeling we'll be seeing more of these, because the White House is opening up the site's API to let third-party outlets host petitions.

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  9. Fox Allowed To Roam Freely On The White House Lawn Due To Government Shutdown

    Somewhere, somebody at Fox News feels betrayed.

    Ever since the government first shut down, all of the White House groundskeepers have been forbidden from tending to the White House lawn or to Michelle Obama's famous Kitchen Garden. In their absence, a fox has taken up residence at the White House, and nobody can catch him because legally they're not allowed.

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  10. Check Out The Live Feed For the White House’s Google Hangout About Robots at 2pm

    Hooray for robots!

    In honor of Geek Week, the White House's We The Geek program will host a google hangout at 2pm E.S.T today about robots and science education. Plus everybody's favorite YA novelist-turned-vlogger John Green will be there, too! Party on.

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