October 9, 2013

Do You Still Think I’m Pretty?



Smell Ya Later, Nerds.



Aussies: The world’s richest. Paper house “wealth,” though.



The Many Straw Men Surrounding Marx.



Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that the income gap in the United States has increased to the point where members of the middle class resemble the Americans who lived in poverty when he occupied the White House.



Battery-Stored Solar Power Sparks Backlash From Utilities.



Last Hours of Humanity: Warming the World to Extinction.



Peanut butter sniff test confirms Alzheimer’s.



The Great Library at Alexandria was destroyed by budget cuts, not fire.



Frat House Panics After Bro Sends Out Guidelines on “Luring Rapebait.” All frats should be dissolved ASAP. Preferably in acid.



‘Gestapo’ tactics meet senior citizens at Yellowstone.



October 8, 2013

Birth of modern feminism: Skirt does not….



Government Doesn’t Have to Borrow to Spend. In the end, money and all expressions of it are a convenient fiction.



October 7, 2013

Are Our Parents Stealing from Our Kids? No, They’re Not.



Rio Replacing Train Drivers With Robots.



October 5, 2013

The Secret Number.



Why Do We Eat Popcorn at the Movies?



Permission To Play Devil’s Advocate Denied. Saw this up in here.



…since I quit smoking jealousy, I am happier, and…



Cats And Coyotes Divvy Up The Chicago Suburbs.



11 Really Weird Snakes.



This doesn’t happen owl the time.



Petty, Shortsighted Americans Outraged At Legislature That Represents Them Perfectly.



October 4, 2013

Boston Dynamics frees its four-legged sprinting robot: Cheetah becomes WildCat.



Closing the ‘Collapse Gap’: the USSR was better prepared for collapse than the US.



Where are we going, and why am I in this handbasket?



A Question for Economists.



$2 trillion to protect the world from climate change is actually a bargain.



11 “Modern Antiques” Today’s Kids Have Probably Never Seen.



How the Shutdown Is Devastating Biomedical Scientists and Killing Their Research. We are such a fucking dumb country that we deserve whatever happens to us.



Redefining Rape: Talking to Estelle Freedman About Street Harassment and Intersectionality in the Early 20th Century.



October 3, 2013

The Individual Mandate and the Government Shutdown.



October 2, 2013

Injured the Kid.



The governments of Britain, Canada and Australia are trying to stamp out scientific dissent.



October 1, 2013

Heroin, Cocaine, and Weed Are Stronger, Cheaper, and Easier to Get Than They’ve Ever Been.



‘Why I gave up my US passport.’



Karen Nyberg’s space hair is cool.