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How Movies Receive Their Ratings

Many Americans use the MPAA’s formalized rating system as a guide for which films to see. The Onion provides a step-by-step view into how these ratings are chosen:

‘Winnie-The-Pooh’ Turns 90

Winnie-The-Pooh, the A.A. Milne series featuring a stuffed bear and his toy animal friends, debuted 90 years ago this week. Here are some milestones from the franchise’s nearly century-long run:
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Your Horoscopes

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    Due to repeated instances of nudity, and loud, often offensive outbursts of profanity, you'll soon be labeled as NSFW.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    Your scout leader will soon teach you the square knot, the clove hitch, the lark's head, and the bowline, leaving each and every one of your limbs securely tied to their respective bedposts.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    All that sugar will finally kill you this week when it falls from the top shelf and cracks the back of your head straight open.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    It will end with a big musical number, which is unfortunate, as it will also start with a big musical number, and contain a series of rather large musical numbers.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    Alien visitors from another galaxy will soon present mankind with the secret to peace, but not before you shoot the living hell out of them.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    You'll find happiness at the end of the rainbow this week, though to be fair, it's the kind often found hanging outside of gay clubs.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    The red-tailed hawk is known for its hooked bill, its sharp claws, and after this Thursday, its rather keen sense of revenge.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    If there’s one thing you hate about yourself it’s your lack of firm decision-making skills. Either that or maybe your hair color.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    The stars predict a night's journey over water this week, so go ahead, and break out those rubber sheets once again.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    Delight will soon be yours when you celebrate Black History Month and Valentine's Day on the same night.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    You will drink from the cup of life this week, in an effort to wash down the giant Cuban sandwich of self-hate.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    Remember: Being pretty isn't easy. (Keep this in mind if through some improbable turn, you ever become pretty).

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