It Was So Whitewashed That She Almost Couldn't Believe What She Was Seeing

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Vanity Fair published a list of the most successful “news disrupters” — people who are transforming journalism as we know it. It sounds innocent enough, right? But see why it struck such a sour chord with their audience. A quick glance at the list is really all it takes to see what’s missing. Alicia Menendez […]

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What Government Programs Did President Obama Spend His $162,074 Tax Dollars On?

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Using the WhiteHouse.gov tax receipt calculator and inputting his reported income tax bill of $162,074, you can see exactly where President Obama’s money went. Although I’m still wondering which “additional government programs” he funded with 7.9 percent of his taxes. Read more: http://upworthy.com/what-government-programs-did-president-obama-spend-his-162074-tax-dollars-on

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You've Never Heard Of Her, But She's Basically One Of The Most Important Women In Movie History

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Alice Guy-Blaché was a woman of firsts. She did so many awesome things for movies and as you’ll see, just about no one has heard of her. That’s a travesty. The fact that this woman who made history was completely forgotten made me emotional for a full 8 minutes, much to the consternation of everyone […]

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I Can't Believe Kids Aren't ALREADY Learning This In School. No Wait, Yes I Can.

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There’s a lot wrong with sex education in schools — namely that the lessons are largely based in outdated messages of abstinence and sex only after marriage — but it’s obvious that kids and teenagers are going to have sex anyway. So, if you ask me, what’s missing the most from sex education is what […]

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Capitalism Is Dying. It’ll Probably Go To Hell. But Something A Lot Better Is Taking Its Place.

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If the economy is working well for you, congratulations! You’re among the lucky few who are served by capitalism. But if things go the way they have been for the last several decades — with poor people staying poor and a lot of others getting poorer — capitalism as we know it won’t last. Thankfully, […]

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