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Is Information a 21st Century Value?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 04.26.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

A few years back, I came across a fascinating article about the impact that the Internet has had on the way that people read. The author, Nicholas Car...

Ferris Bueller Does The Harlem Shake (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

It all started with this crazy video from music producer, Baauer. Then, everyone wanted to do it. And now, pop culture's favorite parade-crasher Ferris Bueller is jumping on the dance meme bandwagon, courtesy of What's Trending!

WATCH: 5 Guys Get Shot With 21,000 Paintballs To Represent Child Poverty Death Rate

Matt Jones | Posted 10.08.2012 | Impact
Matt Jones

Extremely large numbers are often difficult to comprehend. We constantly talk big figures--100,000 attend a rally, 1 billion watch the Olympics on tel...

A Game of Belts

Jeff Klima | Posted 09.12.2012 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Like most of you who screw around reading stupid articles on the Internet instead of actually blazing a path towards greatness, I too yearn to reshape the world in my own image. So here is my latest idea.

The Top Ten "Stupid Stoner Stories" of 2011

Russ Belville | Posted 03.04.2012 | Weird News
Russ Belville

In many of these stories, the stupid is someone simply wanting police help and wouldn't even merit a ticket if pot weren't illegal... so don't forget that the biggest stupid is prohibiting adult use of marijuana in the first place.

CES 2011: The 19 Wackiest Products

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

2011-01-11-jfjfkdfdfd.jpgWe've wrapped up the wackiest, weirdest, most bizarre and biggest FAIL products from the CES show floor this year.

Mean Republicans, Wimpy Democrats

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

It's astonishing that Republicans have the audacity to oppose $33 billion in unemployment benefits while supporting $700 billion in tax breaks for the rich. But as far as I'm concerned, the Democrats are their spineless accomplices.

Is Barack Obama Stupid?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

A new CBS News poll out confirms every other poll we've seen on the topic -- the American people are solidly against tax cuts for the rich. Now, as a politician, why would you be on the other side of this issue?

Does Chevron Think We're All Stupid?

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

Have you seen the way big oil has tried to rebrand itself since the BP oil disaster started six months ago? Each company wants us to believe it is the...

Tea Party Animals

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellis Weiner

Time and again we get variations on one of two themes: Indignation about things that are demonstrably not true, or open and defiant disbelief at things that demonstrably are true.

Stupid Crook Tricks

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.26.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

"We always say thank goodness for stupid crooks," Captain Richard Conklin said. "They make our jobs a lot easier."

Dumb Things Celebrites Say: Ashton Kutcher

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

Kutcher lives in a reality-free zone wherein human beings are unemotional creatures who can perform sex scenes without any emotional attachment.

The Irrefutable Stupidity of Sarah Palin

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Why don't we call Newt Gingrich or Dick Cheney stupid? We don't make those charges against those people, because as much as we might not agree with them or like them, we know that they are not dullards.

The S Word

Ben Stoddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Stoddard

So far, on this health care debate, the Left has been approaching it the same way it always does. Sure, a little aloof, but trying to have reasonable discourse. But our usual weapons are useless here.

Curse Words from an Old Manse

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

I strongly disagree with anyone caring about this "stupidly" business. Politics is serious, and sometimes people get fired up. Diplomatic speaking is for diplomats.

Beer Metaphor Becomes Frosty-Cold Reality

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Barack Obama is the first president to not just accept the premise of the "having a beer" test, but to embrace it and turn it into reality.

The Stupid Campaign

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Love

Is this it? The best McCain and the GOP can muster in 2008? The low road/low IQ campaign?

How Are Lawyers Like Politicians?

Rick Shenkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Shenkman

Lawyers have to appeal to juries the way pols have to appeal to voters. But there's one difference: you can't squeeze all of America's voters into a jury box to hear your opening and closing statements.