ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


Do Anthropologists Consider the Ice Bucket Challenge an 'Extreme Ritual'?

According to anthropologist Dimitris Xygalatas, pouring ice water on our heads wasn't all that different from Kavadi, a Hindu ritual that involves skewering your cheeks.


The Worst Part of the Ice Bucket Challenge Is the People Criticizing It

The worst people aren’t the hashtag activists—they’re the ones behind their computers typing angry prose of disapproval.