Thursday, 13 December 2018

Who's More Likely To Be Audited: A Person Making $20,000 — Or $400,000?


Who's More Likely To Be Audited: A Person Making $20,000 — Or $400,000?
How a benefit for the working poor was turned against them.

December 13, 2018 at 07:05AM
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How Whatsapp Fuels Fake News And Violence In India


How Whatsapp Fuels Fake News And Violence In India
By the time police arrived in the hamlet of Rainpada on July 1, 2018, the village council office was the scene of a massacre.

December 13, 2018 at 09:22AM
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We Have Never Seen An Angrier Dog Than This Dog Who's Very Angry About Going To The Vet


We Have Never Seen An Angrier Dog Than This Dog Who's Very Angry About Going To The Vet
Heck, we've never seen an angrier *person* than this dog who's very angry about going to the vet.

December 13, 2018 at 12:16AM
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Wednesday, 12 December 2018

9 Rounds of Electroshock Therapy. 6 Years Lost. All Because Her Doctors Got It Horribly Wrong


9 Rounds of Electroshock Therapy. 6 Years Lost. All Because Her Doctors Got It Horribly Wrong
This is what happens when medical professionals don't believe women.

December 13, 2018 at 02:34AM
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Why Are So Many People Getting A Meat Allergy?


Why Are So Many People Getting A Meat Allergy?
​Becoming allergic to meat turns your life upside down. Known as alpha-gal allergy, the condition dictates what you can eat and wear, how you relax and even which medicines are safe. Is research finally starting to catch up?

December 11, 2018 at 08:56PM
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The Winners Of The 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest Have Taken Our Breath Away


The Winners Of The 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest Have Taken Our Breath Away
While they're beautiful to look at, part of the reason why these pictures are so powerful is that they shed light on troubling socioeconomic and political issues as well.

December 12, 2018 at 08:47PM
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Tuesday, 11 December 2018

How Chicago's Dining Scene Lost Its Mojo


How Chicago's Dining Scene Lost Its Mojo
National critics — who used to write starry-eyed reports from Chicago after meals at cutting-edge restaurants like Alinea and Schwa — have been suggesting as much for a while now.

December 12, 2018 at 07:59AM
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Paul Ryan's Long Con


Paul Ryan's Long Con
He betrayed his promises and left a legacy of debt and disappointment.

December 11, 2018 at 03:50AM
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What Happened When Dick's Stared Down the Gun Lobby


What Happened When Dick's Stared Down the Gun Lobby
When Dick's Sporting Goods announced that it would reduce gun sales in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, CEO Edward Stack said he wanted to start a conversation about gun safety in America. What he got instead was a firestorm.

December 12, 2018 at 12:30AM
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A Stunningly Simple Visualization Of How Few People Live In Canada


A Stunningly Simple Visualization Of How Few People Live In Canada
The US has a current estimated population of 327 million, whereas Canada has an estimated population of only 37 million. There are plenty of ways to describe, explain or visualize Canada's lack of people, but our current favorite for its sheer simplicity is this map.

December 11, 2018 at 05:04AM
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