10 Medical Treatments You Won’t Believe are Still Used

One of the benefits of living in the modern world is that we get the convenience of modern medicine. That is to say, no doctor is going to prescribe rubbing yourself with a live chicken to cure your disease. But in some cases, sanity has yet to catch up to a few unbelievable medical practices. […]


10 Terrifying Tales of Sleepwalking

Everybody is familiar with sleepwalking. Most of us have probably done it at some stage in our life. It’s a fairly common occurrence, one that is usually harmless and only occurs in isolated incidents. But for some people, sleepwalking can be a terrifying thing. Some people have trouble with it every night, and so fear […]


Ezra Klein diagnoses Right with ‘Obamacare Derangement Syndrome’

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Thank God @ezraklein is here to #Voxsplain the virtue of accepting entirely unqualified gov't propaganda as gospel. #HardcoreEzra #tcot m/, —   (@NAAPC) April 14, 2014’s Ezra Klein, fresh from a declaration that Kathleen Sebelius’ resignation was a sign that “Obamacare has won,” has diagnosed those failing to recognize the awesomeness the Affordable Care […]


Top 10 Unusual Gender Selection Techniques

Many couples worldwide are wanting to increase the probability of bearing a baby of a particular gender they want. Some couples have even had four or five sons or daughters, when all they wanted was a child of the opposite gender. There are a few methods out there to help give them the son or […]


Matt Yglesias lays down a marker of stupidity: ‘I had this Obamacare thing right all along’

,!/AndrewWuest/status/451773870509273088 Not for Matt Yglesias:!/mattyglesias/status/451772828392894464 Here’s how Yglesias wrapped up that piece: Conservatives are certainly fooling themselves if they’re expecting a backlash driven by problems around implementation. The law is structured to be financially beneficial to a large majority of people, and the infrastructure is in place to make that clear to a critical […]


10 Bizarre Ways You’re Making Yourself Miserable

Religion, retail therapy, a meat-free diet—the Internet is full of people trying to shill “cures” for depression with all the grace of a salesman hawking his last bottle of snake oil. Google “ways to be happy” and you’ll find a million lists reassuring you that all it takes to reach nirvana is a cup of […]


10 More Extremely Bizarre Malfunctions Of The Body

It is interesting that we deem a disorder or disease “bizarre” precisely because of its rarity. One disease may be more visually repulsive than another, but in the end, we’re most impressed by whichever rare disorder we just don’t understand. If brains that block fear or stomachs that brew beer were as common as the […]


Dear Condescending Advertising Agencies: This Is What Your Ads For Women Look Like

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As an avid watcher of Lifetime (“Drop Dead Diva” what what?), I see a lot of commercials for women. And, you know, it really annoys me how patronizing ads meant “for the ladies” are. If you don’t believe me, take a look at this hilarious parody. Read more: