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.
Every day in America, some parents have conversations with their children about how to act around the police. These are not fun conversations. They’re primers on how to survive a world that’s openly hostile to your sense of dignity. They’re instructions on how to keep your composure in the face of goading contempt. And they’re […]
I can say this without hyperbole: “Seinfeld” is my favorite TV show. It’s the origin of my love for comedic timing and one of the only shows I can watch on repeat — because of that I own a well-worn complete DVD box set. So when I say it makes me super happy that in […]
Saving money isn’t easy. We all seem to think that if we just made a little bit more we would finally have enough to start putting some away. Unfortunately this usually isn’t the case. As earnings increase, spending tends to rise as well. Saving takes a deliberate effort and while sometimes this means making sacrifices, […]
Larry Smith tells a room full of eager professionals that they’re going to fail at having a great career and gets huge applause for it. I could be wrong, but I think the key is to read between the lines. Check out 6:13 for a bad way to get engaged and 11:50 for a parenting […]
Net neutrality explained in a way that I (finally) really understand.
What do homophobes always forget when arguing that children should be raised by a mother and a father? Oh, right, that children are already being raised by gay parents and OH, RIGHT, those kids turn out just fine and — OH, RIGHT — they REALLY don’t like it when people insult their families.
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.
Catastrophes and natural disasters come in all shapes and sizes. There are many things a person can do to prepare themselves before a catastrophe hits, but what about during, or even after the catastrophe happens? Well, check out these 25 life hacks that could save your life in a catastrophe to find out. 25. A […]