8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Mar 02 2015

Prince William travelled to Japan, and it looks like he had a blast. Pics include the Duke dressed up in a traditional Japanese outfit, and getting bitten on the head by a dragon.  Looking to up your Tinder game? Tinder Plus launches today, offering a host of new features including one that lets you rewind to your latest swipe.  A study finds that low-income women are less likely to use contraception and to seek an abortion to end an unwanted pregnancy — in part because restrictions on contraception access often hit poor women hardest. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Russia to mourn the death of Boris Nemtsov, the opposition leader who was gunned down near the Kremlin on Friday. The Cut's Rebecca Harrington dove headfirst into some more immersive journalism. This time, she takes on the leg-warmer'd VHS world of Jane Fonda workout tapes.  Sarah Silverman had some great things to say regarding Giuliana Rancic’s comments about Zendaya at the Oscars.  Someone got “the dress” tattooed on his leg.  Michelle Rodriguez posted on Facebook, urging minorities and people of color to create their own superheroes and comic book mythologies — after she was caught on camera Friday saying that minorities should stop "stealing...white people's superheroes."
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