Dante-Cortez Jamierson

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Everything You Didn't Know You Wanted to Know About Abortion

You already know how babies are made, but at Vienna's Museum for Contraception and Abortion you can learn how people over the centuries have stopped them from being made.<p><i>Founded in 2007, the Museum for Contraception and Abortion, in Vienna, Austria, is the world's most thorough collection of the</i> …

Watch every Daytona 500 finish of the last 35 years

A great visual history of the event, its cars, and its winners.<p>It's billed as "The Great American Race" and really, it is. The Daytona 500, along with Indy, is one of the few motorsports events that even non race-fans are aware of, and might tune into out of curiosity. And as a historical event, …

The Worst Things That Have Ever Happened at Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts is a one-stop shop for old people, chubby policemen, and a number of defectives who've somehow made it into adulthood. It's also a magnet for antisocial behavior. Those doughnuts make 'em go nuts!<p><i>Photo via Flickr user Poom</i><p>Last time, we looked at all the lunacy that goes down on …

I Went On a Police Ride-Along in San Francisco's Worst Neighborhood

The Tenderloin is San Francisco's most notorious neighborhood. It's as close as you can get to an open-air drug market in one of America's wealthiest cities. The police there have a friendly, yet parental relationship with the residents.<p>A woman in jeans was cuffed to a metal railing inside San …

Soju Is Responsible for South Koreans Passing Out in the Streets

South Korea is the world's leading country in heavy spirits consumption. And soju—the country's unofficial national spirit—is the world's best-selling liquor. Maybe that's why there's so many people sleeping it off in the streets.<p><i>Drunk man in Seoul via</i><p>Soju doesn’t waste time. It cuts straight to …

8 War Movie Mistakes

Movies must sacrifice some historical accuracy in the name of great storytelling. But here are a few places where we wish they had gotten it right.<p>Movies must sacrifice some historical accuracy in the name of great storytelling. But here are a few places where we wish they had gotten it …

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The Last Ever Interview with the Leaders of Peru's Shining Path Guerrilla Army

Comrade Alipio and two other high-ranking soldiers of the Shining Path were killed this August when a cocaine trafficker turned police informant lured them into a booby-trapped brothel. In 2010, I was marched into Peru's jungle for a rare, and intimate...<p>This August, newspapers in Peru splashed …

Taxi Drivers See Some Crazy Shit

No matter how thick your skin is, you can only assume that driving a cab in any city is tough. We decided to meet with cab drivers to try and get their side of things and find out some of the crazy shit they've had to put up with over the years.<p>If you live in a major metropolitan area where jumping …

A New App Lets You Bribe People for Dates

Carrot Dating is a new app that lets users bribe each other with gifts and treats in the hopes of securing a first date. Creator Brandon Wade considers it a breakthrough for men who have trouble with the ladies, and users consider it the perfect way to...<p>We live in a big cyber world filled to the …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

Wait a Second Before Cheering a Police Shooting

Early reports suggested that a gunman, maybe even a terrorist, was attacking the Capitol in Washington, DC—but it turned out to be an unarmed, possibly disturbed woman who was killed by cops with her daughter in the back seat.<p><i>Screenshot of Miriam Carey's car surrounded by cops via Alhurra TV.</i><p>When …

I Went to the Drug Enforcement Administration's Shitty Museum

Don't go there if you have a vague understanding of drugs or don't like pictures of dudes who look like they'd eat a dolphin.<p>The thing about drugs is that they’re sometimes tragic, but often fun. Or if not fun, just cool and for anyone who likes being liked, that’s enough. The DEA doesn’t …

Redefining car culture with Gran Turismo creator Kaz Yamauchi

Polyphony Digital's Gran Turismo series has been a cultural phenomenon, a force renowned beyond the realm of video games, since its debut on the original PlayStation in 1998.<p>We're a few months away from the launch of <i>Gran Turismo 6</i> on PlayStation 3, which is scheduled for Dec. 6. The series' scope …

Leave Boston's beards (and the fans) alone!

As we head down the stretch of the season, teams will be tempted to turn every spontaneous moment into a major marketing campaign. It doesn't have to be that way. We can be trusted to root on our own, without direction from above.<p>The Red Sox have been growing beards this season; the roster seems to …

The Path for Now Extinct 'Dynasties' to Return to MLB

Link to Media<p>It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that ring.<p>Apologies for stealing from the great Duke Ellington, but that line—or at least, with a slight change—very much proves true when it comes to dynasties in sports.<p>A team can't officially be dubbed the "d-word" until a title is won. Frankly, …