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The 20 Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make In Your 20s

Your 20s compose undoubtedly the most pivotal time in your life. While there are plenty of temptations and distractions, the decisions you make here …

I'm Sick of Pretending: I Don't 'Get' Beyoncé

As a gay man with a lot of gay friends, I'd estimate that roughly 30 percent of my conversations are related to Beyoncé in some way. But I don't think I can do it anymore, guys. I'm finally ready to admit it: I really, really, really just don't give...<p><i>Image via</i><p>I don't think I can do it anymore, …

Aggressive secularisation: the new tyranny

Lord Carey is no stranger to making inflammatory comments based on what he sees as the increasing persecution of Christians in modern society (which …

Investigators Discover NRA Materials in Newtown Killer’s House

Police tape outside the Lanza home in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012.Stephen Dunn/ZUMA Press<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our …

Emotional Wayne LaPierre Honors Victims Of Background Checks

WASHINGTON—In an emotionally charged press conference addressing gun control legislation, NRA vice president Wayne LaPierre delivered a tearful …

'Octomom' target of welfare fraud probe

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (UPI) -- Los Angeles County investigators have opened a welfare fraud probe into Nadya Suleman, the so-called octomom, who …

Pregnant woman attacks bike messenger

SEATTLE, March 24 (UPI) -- A pregnant woman in Seattle allegedly used a stun gun to attack a bike messenger in a fit of road rage, police say.<p>The …

MMA and the Politics of Sexual Violence

Fightland Blog<p>As if the road to sanctioned professional MMA fighting in New York weren’t twisted enough, anti-domestic violence and women’s groups are now pressuring lawmakers to keep the current ban in place, arguing that the UFC is fostering a tolerance of rape and domestic abuse. Advocates made …

Codes of Conduct

Why Does Sarah Palin Want Your Money?

Sarah Palin isn't running for office, she doesn't have a TV show anymore, and she's less and less politically relevant. But she really, really wants people to pay attention to her, so she made a video all about how great she is. What a likable woman!<p><i>The bear is Sarah Palin, I guess.</i><p>Political action …

Scott Walker

An Interview with John Gray: 'Human Progress Is a Lie'

Noted political philosopher, author, and regular contributor to the 'Guardian' and the 'New Statesman' John Gray's latest book is about how the idea of human progress is bullshit, and we're all still just wild beasts with a few fancy toys.<p><i>John Gray, photo by Justine Stoddart</i><p>Haven't we humans come …

Tony Blair

Brazil doctor suspected of murdering patients

The Brazilian health ministry has begun a review of the medical records of 300 patients treated by a doctor suspected of killing seven terminally ill patients.<p>Prosecutors on Wednesday claimed Virginia Soares de Souza and her medical team administered muscle relaxing drugs to patients, then reduced …

Rick Perry Needs a Refresher on How Texas Feels About Marriage

What Do Hate Groups Think of Anne Hathaway?

Last week I called a bunch of hate groups to see how they felt about Jennifer Lawrence, and it turned out they, like everyone else on Earth, all liked her (kinda). So this week I decided to call up a few more hate groups and see what their feelings...<p><i>Photo via/via</i><p>Have you ever met anyone who likes …

Anne Hathaway

Engineering the Bitcoin Gold Rush: A Chat With Yifo Guo

Guo's company, Avalon, shipped the ASIC-based bitcoin miners, custom-built rigs with specially-designed chips for efficiently printing the market’s hottest commodity. We recently caught with him on all things bitcoin, mining, and the future.<p>A month after it reached a new all-time high, the …

Cryptocurrency

Portland, Oregon, Is a Paradise

Welcome to Portland, Oregon: recently crowned karaoke capital of the USA by the 'New York Times.' The rent is cheap, everyone is in a band, and the unofficial slogan of the city is "Keep Portland Weird." Sounds like a lot of places I know, looks like...<p>Welcome to Portland, Oregon: recently crowned …

Richard Hell Talks About His Epically Badass New Memoir

Richard Hell—legendary punk rock iconoclast, intrepid novelist, and poet—is lounging on his couch in the cozy East Village pad he’s called home since 1975. Considering how brutally forthcoming Richard is about his drug use in his new autobiography 'I...<p><i>Photo by Iniz and Vinoodh</i><p>Richard …

East Village

'What Is the Deal With Donald Trump?' Or With Buzz Bissinger?

Those ever-droll Scots strike again.

7 essential books about comedy by comedians

<b>1. Groucho & Me, Groucho Marx (1959)</b><br>Comedy, it has been said time and time again, is a serious business. Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx echoes that …

David Letterman

10 'Healthy' Foods That Are Actually Bad For You