Katie Makkai answers a question she’s had since she was very young in exactly the kind of way that slams into your gut and stays there.
I think we’re all aware that cigarettes contain tar and other carcinogens, but I didn’t realize just how gnarly that stuff looks when it goes into someone’s lungs. Check out the whole experiment, or just skip straight to 2:37 for the main event. Remember, many smokers put this amount of sludge (and often more) into […]
Today, enjoy your burgers and fireworks. Tomorrow, let’s all get back to work making America the best America she can be.
An Awful Corporation Does Something So Cartoonishly Creepy That We Have To Make A Dr. Evil Reference
So this fun biotech corporation, Myriad Genetics, had the bright idea of patenting your ACTUAL genes. We all have them. They didn’t invent them. Evolution did. Here’s why letting them do that is a bad idea. You can read more about how to stop gene patenting here.
President Obama placed his hand upon a Bible used by Martin Luther King Jr. during his second inauguration. In a passionate speech, watch as philosopher and professor Cornel West says how this simple act glossed over Dr. King’s incredible message of peace. At 0:44, he boils down why this seemingly harmless act bothered him, think […]
Remember when average American citizens destroyed the global economy? Yeah, me neither.
They weren’t pro-stoning, but they also weren’t listening. Dan Savage said there that PARTS of the bible are BS. Then when students took that personally, he explained why those parts were BS. Then he said it was a pansy-assed move for them to walk out, which was dumb. Then he sincerely apologized. Then he explained […]
Take a look to see what happened to Yellowstone National Park in the late ’80s that almost wiped it off the map.
(Everyone knows you don’t bring bibles to a science fight.) Bill Nye understands science. He just doesn’t understand not teaching it to your kids. That’s just irresponsible. UPDATE: Ken Ham, the CEO of the Creation Museum has responded. Take your logic caps off, guys. It’s about to get cray-cray.
It’s a sad commentary on the state of the media when some of the best journalism of 2012 consistently comes from works of fiction.