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Throwing f-bombs may be offensive to some people, but it’s also one of the greatest mental health regimens ever devised.
A record number of injuries and disqualifications in this year’s Tour de France is being blamed on addictions to contemporary fiction.
Calculating the probable dates for very bad things—a catastrophic solar megastorm; Seattle destroyed by earthquake—that are likely to occur.
The TV trope where one character sees another character naked allows audiences to be pervy without taking responsibility. Only The Simpsons gets it right.
The web is full of pundits looking to turn every topic into think-bait. One writer commits himself to thinking much, much deeper.
Prom is a big night for many teenagers, full of firsts. First corsage. First big dance. Never mind first time in a limo—with disastrous results.
The TV series Mad Men is set to begin its final season. Finally we’ll know how many women—and how much Proust—it takes to make Don Draper happy.
Whenever lethal injection drugs are unavailable, Utah will allow death-row prisoners to choose death by firing squad, citing it as the most “humane” option.
When viral stardom strikes, your entire future is suddenly within reach—would you capture it or just let it slip?
When art is staring you in the face, you can’t look away.
A look back at the dethroned NBC Nightly News anchor’s storied history, in his own words.
When the world ends, CNN won’t be the only channel with a doomsday video ready for broadcast.