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This Is Why Some People Are Lefties

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Only about 10 percent of the population is left-handed. And it isn't always easy, as the Ted-Ed video above points out: Lefties experience discriminat...

Share With All Lefties

Jimmy Dunne | Posted 08.03.2016 | Weird News
Jimmy Dunne

I was just thinking about how glad I am that I'm lefty. So what if neurobiologists think lefties can be traced back to a mutation 200,000 years ago.

Where Was Hillary?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For the Netroots Nation convention, the most notable thing was that two Democratic candidates for president showed up, and three did not. Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley were both on hand to court Lefties, but I had to wonder where Hillary Clinton was.

Left-Handed People Make Less Money Than Righties

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business

It pays to be right-handed.

Good News For Lefties!

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 08.13.2013 | HuffPost Home

August 13 is left-handed day, for those of you who missed that memo. For a good portion of people out there, this may be pretty inconsequential. But f...

Was Abraham Blingblong Left-Handed?

Posted 06.27.2013 | Comedy

Pleated Jeans presents this helpful guide to left-handedness. It answers the hard questions like--What kind of stuff makes a left-handed person want t...

11 Facts You Didn't Know About Lefties

Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living

By Katie Kens There’s no denying it. Left-handers are the odd men out. Sure, lefties make up about 10 percent of the population -- but, frankl...

Right-Handed People Don't Like Reggae? Study Says No.

Posted 11.17.2011 | Black Voices

If Bob Marley's alleged left-handedness and Musical Youth's preference to pass the dutchie to the left are any indication, researchers at the Universi...

Lefties, While No Longer Considered Socially Weird, Are Still Medically Weird

TIME NewsFeed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home


Friday Talking Points [141] -- Rahm's Exit Contest Winner Announced

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I will begin today's column by drying a tear as we all wish Rahm Emanuel a fond farewell. Actually, I am lying. I am drying no tears for Rahm becaus...

Friday Talking Points [140] -- Pledging Nonsense

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The White House has been in the news this past week, mostly for who will be leaving it soon. One is tempted to insert the old "will the last to leave...

To Lefties: How Does Obama Disappoint?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While the major fallout from Gibbs' "the professional left" flap has died down a bit, a second round of examination seems to have begun -- one much more introspective and much less knee-jerk than the first round.

Friday Talking Points [134] -- Some Reality For Gibbs

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Happy Friday the Thirteenth, everyone. It's actually a fitting day for this column, which I'll explain in a bit. Because before we get to that, we si...

With Friends Like These...

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Robert Gibbs recently expressed his frustration with what he called the "professional left." Who would have thought that Obama's biggest problem in his first few years in office would be one of communication?

Obama's First Year: The Bubble Descends

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It is significant that President Barack Obama's true first anniversary in office is about to be overshadowed by a special election to fill a Senate seat in Massachusetts.

One Year After Obama's Election: Still Smarter...Than The Alternative

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What puts this first year in perspective for me is that: Obama may not be smarter than all of us, but he sure is smarter by a long shot than McCain would have been. And that, for now, is enough for me.

A History Of Lefthandedness

LiveScience | Heather Whipps | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

AFP -- US President Barack Obama, seen here, has secured his first big political win with the divided House ... * Barack, Inc. Play Video Video...