Global Warming Is Wiping Out Marine Animals Faster Than Land Dwellers
A study of 406 cold-blooded animals revealed that climate change is already pushing marine species to their thermal limits.
Weed May Affect Men and Women Differently
Thanks to all the restrictions, research is still half-baked.
Some Cardinals Fans Are Freaking Out About Gay Pride Night at Busch Stadium
The Cardinals announced a Gay Pride Night in August at Busch Stadium and some of the Best Fans in Baseball are not happy about it.
Ex-Neo Nazis Explain What's Driving the Alt-Right
"The alt-right does not exist. It's nothing more than white supremacists who have repackaged the hate and served it up in a more palatable form for human consumption."
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When Should I Stop Drinking to Avoid a Hangover?
It's way before they start playing Journey at the karaoke bar.
The French May Be Getting Less Racist — But Are Doing More Racist Things
Acts of anti-Muslim racism have almost tripled this year, as just over half the population describes itself as "not racist at all."
The NBA Is Still Wrestling With Rajon Rondo's Verbal Assault On Bill Kennedy
Rajon Rondo's decision to direct ugly slurs at gay NBA ref Bill Kennedy was his alone. But the aftermath has forced the NBA to think about what it wants to be.
The British Government's Anti-Terrorism School Programs Are Racist
The UK's Prevent program is colossally idiotic. It's hard to think of anything that would more efficiently drive an angsty and solitudinous teenager to Islamic fundamentalism than thinly veiled racism.
#IStandWithAhmed: The Intersection of Science, Tolerance and Viral Content
Not even a Neil deGrasse Tyson tweet spree after a bad science film could get this level of engagement.
My Father Was a Terrorist
I spoke to Zak Ebrahim, whose dad helped mastermind the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center.
I'm OK, You're OK, the Pope's OK
Half a year into his tenure, Pope Francis has proved to be mainly good at generating headlines for saying that gay people and atheists are OK and in general advocating niceness. That should be exciting, even if you're not a Catholic.
Can an Atheist Church Make Nonbelievers Nicer?
People who go to church are happier, healthier, and more optimistic than people who don't. Atheists, of course, miss out on all these benefits—or they have until recently. "Atheist churches" have been popping up in the US and the UK and they might just...