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La Borinqueña Saves the Day As This Puerto Rican Superheroine Takes Comics By Storm (Literally)

Though he's worked for the Big Two in the past, Nuyorican comics creator Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez realized that if he wanted to create the kind of Puerto Rican superheroine he wanted to see in comics, he'd have to do it himself. Enter Marisol Rios De La Luz, A.K.A. La Borinqueña.

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Documentary Mala Mala Sheds Light On the Lives of Trans Women in Puerto Rico

The documentary Mala Mala, which spotlights the trans community in Puerto Rico, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival back in 2014, and was later made available here in the United States. Now, the film has found international distribution! So get ready, because this film is going to be available where you are!

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John Oliver and Lin-Manuel Miranda Plead for Puerto Rico on Last Week Tonight

In case you hadn't heard, Puerto Rico, which is a commonwealth of the United States — and not as many seem to think of it and treat it, a foreign country — is in a debt crisis. As May approaches and the debts to certain creditors are coming due, Puerto Rico's 3.5 Million people may not be able to survive much longer. John Oliver, and special guest Lin-Manuel Miranda, made an impassioned plea to Congress on behalf of the island on this week's Last Week Tonight.

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Ten Edible Board Games

We thought you'd never ask!

For some reason, the rectangular shapes and smooth detailing of hobby board games -- especially those slightly abstract yet adorably representative Eurogames -- makes gamers long for the sweet, sweet taste of cake. Delicious cake.

And sometimes, those gamers happen to actually be good at baking! And to produce edible versions of the board games that, while not so arcane and complex as to be unplayable, are still obscure enough that playing them doesn't evoke memories of family Monopoly sessions.

So! Behold! Ten board games, presented in cake form!

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