Forbes Billionaire List: Michael Jordan, Snapchat, & Nutella

Forbes Billionaire List: Michael Jordan, Snapchat, & Nutella

Forbes released their annual list of billionaires this week, and among the record-setting 290 new members of the exclusive club is a man known for setting plenty of records himself: one Michael Jordan. The NBA superstar, who is widely regarded as the greatest basketball player of all time, has become a financial juggernaut off the […]

10 Shocking Photos of China’s Cancer Villages

10 Shocking Photos of China’s Cancer Villages

We’re all familiar with the rhetoric surrounding China’s booming economy: massive human rights violations, volatile working conditions, and undoubtedly the worst pollution epidemic in the world. Yet very few of us can actually visualize how costly China’s “by any means” industrial ambitions have become. Souvid Datta, a UK-based photojournalist, spent several months documenting regions in […]

These Christian Fundamentalists Want Dinosaurs Banned From Education

These Christian Fundamentalists Want Dinosaurs Banned From Education

Hey science, you better watch your back: a group of Christian fundamentalists called “Christians Against Dinosaurs” are coming in hot with some facts about those worthless rocks you call dinosaur fossils. In a video posted on the YouTube account of Christians Against Dinosaurs, or CAD, a clever mother lets paleontologists know they can’t pull the […]

The Result Of Homeschooling And Home-Birth: This Girl Does NOT Exist

The Result Of Homeschooling And Home-Birth: This Girl Does NOT Exist

Alecia Faith Pennington seems to be the victim of a crime most of us probably didn’t know was a crime: her identity is being held hostage. No, her identity wasn’t stolen. According to Alecia, it never existed in the first place. Born to Christian fundamentalist parents through home-birthing procedures, Alecia claims that in an attempt […]

’21-Mile Man’ James Robertson Moves Due To Safety Concerns

’21-Mile Man’ James Robertson Moves Due To Safety Concerns

Late last week we brought you the story of James Robertson, his 21-mile round trip commute to work, and the outpouring of generosity he received from folks around the country. Unfortunately, even though the story showed how many good people there are in the world, the ugliness of jealousy eventually surfaced in a few bad […]

Adnan Syed of Popular “Serial” Podcast Granted Appeal Hearing

Adnan Syed of Popular “Serial” Podcast Granted Appeal Hearing

Just a few months ago, at the beginning of October 2014, the first two episodes of Serial were released as a double feature by the creators of the award-winning radio program This American Life. What transpired in the months to follow was a pop-culture phenomenon so in vogue that it transcended the podcast platform, becoming […]

Women of ISIS: Girls Should Marry at 9, No Later Than 16

Women of ISIS: Girls Should Marry at 9, No Later Than 16

Last month a group known as the Al-Khansaa Brigade, an exclusively female faction created by ISIS, released a handy dandy guide for how to be a proper Muslim woman. Recently translated to English for the first time by the Quilliam Foundation, a British anti-terrorism think tank, it’serves as a ringing endorsement that ISIS truly is […]

The Heartwarming Story of James Robertson & The Strangers Who Changed His Life Forever

The Heartwarming Story of James Robertson & The Strangers Who Changed His Life Forever

James Robertson, 56, makes $10.55/hour working at a manufacturing plant located 23 miles from his home in Detroit. Not a great commute but not the worst either, right? Well imagine if the only way to hold down that job involved walking a round-trip total of 21 miles, five days a week, rain or shine. It […]

Atlanta Barber’s Remedy For Bad Behavior: Humiliating ‘Benjamin Button Special’

Atlanta Barber’s Remedy For Bad Behavior: Humiliating ‘Benjamin Button Special’

Russell Frederick is co-owner of A-1 Kutz, a suburban Atlanta barbershop where he also works full-time. In addition to being a business owner and barber he’s also a father of three. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “out of adversity comes opportunity,” and one day last fall Russell Frederick put those words – and his clippers […]

Check It Out! Seattle’s New High Tech Touchscreen Pot Vending Machines

Check It Out! Seattle’s New High Tech Touchscreen Pot Vending Machines

Vending machines are no longer just a post-pot pit stop to cure munchie cravings. On Tuesday, Seattle made history when the first vending machine to dispense actual marijuana buds debuted at Seattle Caregivers, one of the many medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Named simply ‘ZaZZZ’, the machine made its original debut in Colorado last […]

10 Statistics That Will Make You Sound Like A Genius At Your Super Bowl Party

10 Statistics That Will Make You Sound Like A Genius At Your Super Bowl Party

Regardless of your motivations for doing so, chances are you have plans to watch the “big game” this Sunday. Many tune in to watch the NFL’s two best teams battle for supremacy, while others could care less and just want to see the outrageous commercials. Either way, it has been the most-watched TV program in […]

35 Vintage Ads That Will Make You Appreciate Living In The 21st Century

35 Vintage Ads That Will Make You Appreciate Living In The 21st Century

The following pictures are real, authentic advertisements that date back to the late 1800s and go all the way up to the early 1970s. Some are racist, some are sexist, and some are just plain weird. If you approach these vintage ads with an open mind and good sense of humor you can actually have […]

Even The White House Thinks ‘Fox News’ Is An Oxymoron

Even The White House Thinks ‘Fox News’ Is An Oxymoron

Does Fox News HQ have one of those calendars showing how many days have passed since their last work-related injury? If so, it probably got reset to zero last Tuesday after two of their employees were seriously burned at the pre-SOTU luncheon.   Okay fine, no one got physically injured and you shouldn’t start furiously […]

Discrimination for Dessert: The Ludicrous Lawsuit Against Azucar Bakery

Discrimination for Dessert: The Ludicrous Lawsuit Against Azucar Bakery

  Just a quick disclaimer before we delve into the most preposterous story I’ve heard in awhile: I promise this didn’t come from The Onion. I’m clarifying that because the following story is so out-of-this-world obtuse, I felt it was only right to give all our readers fair warning. With that being said, let’s get […]

The Patriots & ‘Deflategate’: Scandal or Just a Bunch of Hot Air?

The Patriots & ‘Deflategate’: Scandal or Just a Bunch of Hot Air?

  Following last weekend’s NFL Conference Championship games, which set the stage for a February 1st Super Bowl clash between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, there was plenty of ‘Monday Morning Quarterback’ fodder to go around. However, it seemed like the most savory storyline of all was Bill Belichick and the Patriots finding […]

New Facebook Feature Allows Users to Flag “Fake News”

New Facebook Feature Allows Users to Flag “Fake News”

Photo Courtesy of TechCrunch.com The moderators for the Fox News Facebook page are about to have their hands full! Yesterday, direct from Facebook’s official ‘Newsroom’ came the announcement that a new feature has been added giving users the ability to report or “flag” a post they believe to be a ‘hoax’ or ‘scam’ news story. […]

Watch: New ISIS Video Demands $200M Ransom For Japanese Prisoners

Watch: New ISIS Video Demands $200M Ransom For Japanese Prisoners

What originally was intended as a gesture of goodwill from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who on Saturday pledged $200 million in aid for countries battling ISIS, seems to have given members of the brutal international terror group the wrong idea. In a new video released on Tuesday, a man recently tabbed “Jihadi John” is […]