The Man Behind Bad Luck Brian
Kyle Craven, the face of Bad Luck Brian, shares what it's like to go viral, which of his own memes he likes best, and the one thing he'd do differently.
Five Of The Strangest Things Scientologists Actually Believe
According to its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, "Scientology is the science of knowing how to know answers" -- and practicing Scientologists are convinced they know some pretty bizarre things to be true. Here are five of the strangest.
Seven Dangerous Medications The FDA Should Never Have Approved
These seven shocking FDA mistakes include dangerous prescription drugs that cost thousands upon thousands of lives.
Three Reasons The Billions-In-Debt Post Office Is Dying (That Have Nothing To Do With Email)
For starters, it's screwing over its employees way worse than its customers.
7 Reasons You Support The Communist Manifesto Without Even Knowing It
The word "communist" is often tossed about as an insult, so you might be surprised to learn how much of the Communist Manifesto you actually agree with.
4 Ways We Can Now Create Genetically Modified Humans (And Whether We Should)
The age of genetically modified humans is here. From designer babies to human mutants, here are some of the most unbelievable things we can already do--and some of the even more unnerving things we'll soon be able to do.
How To Buy The Presidency: Four Absurd, Corrupt U.S. Election Laws And Processes
From institutional racism and corporate machinations to government incompetence, these four elements of our electoral process explain why it's not the people who actually choose the president.
Inventing The Undead: How The Definition Of Death Has Changed Over Time
How we've created corpses with beating hearts and invented the undead.
Five Gun Control Facts Both Sides Need To Stop Getting Wrong
From who's holding up the debate to who's actually profiting from mass shootings, these are the five sobering gun control facts both sides need to stop getting wrong if things are going to improve.
Why We Kiss And Hug: The Answers Are Far More Complex — And Gross — Than You Think
The reasons why we kiss and hug might seem simple and self-evident, but 64% of the world's cultures don't even kiss at all. And those that do don't even really know why they do it.
Corrupted Blood: How Epidemiologists Use World Of Warcraft To Save Lives
Discover what a video game has to teach top researchers about epidemics, death, and human behavior.