stupidity

It's Science

Is Common Sense Genetic?

Science tries to explain why some people make such stupid choices.
Caroline Beaton
3.17.17
News

How 2016 Became the Year Politicians Forgot How Politics Work

The world's scheming geniuses have spent 2016 completely screwing everything up.
Sam Kriss
12.12.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Guarding a 'Muslim-Free' Gun Shop Accidentally Shot Himself in the Arm

He dropped his gun while protecting the store from terrorists.
Mike Pearl
8.19.15
food allergies

Stop and Think Before Stuffing Your Baby with Peanuts

Although a new study about preventing peanut allergies has proven exciting, it's important to exercise caution before cramming spoonfuls of Jif into your baby's mouth.
Hilary Pollack
2.25.15
the internet

Beware of Flaming Vodka Shots If You’re Hairy-Chested

The internet has many what-not-to-do videos of frat boys lighting their heads, hair, etc. on fire after trying to do flaming shots, but this particular example takes the cake.
Hilary Pollack
1.23.15
Stuff

English Right Wingers Tried to Confront Russell Brand in Newcastle

They crashed a book group meeting to discuss Brand's "Revolution," but the leftist celebrity wasn't there, so they just caused a scene and left.
Joel Golby
1.13.15
Film

Meet the Two Guys Who Are Doomed to Watch ‘Grown Ups 2’ for Eternity

Every Monday, Guy Montgomery and Tim Batt wake up at 9 AM to watch the Adam Sandler ensemble comedy and then discuss the movie on a podcast called <i>The Worst Idea of All Time</i>.
Dan Ozzi
1.4.15
drunk

People Are Still Trying to Blame Their DUIs on Tiramisu

A Wisconsin man was charged with his tenth DUI after blaming his erratic driving and high breath alcohol reading on beer-battered fish.
Hilary Pollack
12.10.14
Stuff

TED Talks Aren't Making My Generation Smart – They're Making Us Stupid

I haven't had an independent thought in years. Sometimes, I forget my own name.
David Whelan
11.28.14
stupid ideas

English Idiots Hold Annual Stinging-Nettle Eating Contest

A stinging nettle is basically just a green pole with thousands of tiny knives attached to it. For reasons that aren&#039;t totally clear, a town in England has a contest once a year to see who can stuff the most of these torturous stalks down his or...
Mark Hay
3.15.14
uk

English Idiots Hold Annual Stinging-Nettle Eating Contest

A stinging nettle is basically just a green pole with thousands of tiny knives attached to it. For reasons that aren't totally clear, a town in England has a contest once a year to see who can stuff the most of these torturous stalks down his or her...
Mark Hay
3.14.14
News

The Continued Stupidity of the Government Shutdown

The world economy might be in danger thanks to a group of Republicans stuck in a feedback loop of information and a few powerful men committed to playing an extremely high-stakes game of chicken. This is not good.
Harry Cheadle
10.9.13
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