It may come as a surprise to some to find that anarchism comes in as many flavors as Ben 'n Jerry's.
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
Street names can cause diplomatic offence - and sometimes, that's exactly why they're there.
Way before there was Cracked or Mad magazine, there was Puck, a weekly satirical publication that came out of St. Louis, Missouri in 1871. Here are some of the incredible full-color illustrations of that era's political issues.
Everything you always wanted to know about the Dutch, but were afraid to ask because they spit while they speak
“Once you are a conscious being you have no choice but to be a change agent,” South African anti-apartheid heroine and academic Dr. Mamphela Ramphele told Charlie Rose—a rare male […]
In case you haven’t heard, the world may end soon. Very soon. On December 21st at midnight, in fact, the last date on the Mayan Long Count Calendar. Tosh, […]
This article was originally published on AlterNet. When you hear the word “interfaith,” you might think of people from different religions working together to do charitable deeds: running a soup […]
The fictional island has all the attributes necessary for a classic adventure story - including a bunch of intriguing place-names
On 23 July 1977, this map appeared in Krazy Comic, a short-lived (Oct ’76 – Apr ’78) British comic magazine. Judging by the colours alone, this is pretty much your […]
The flight of the Freudenheims through the colourful crayons of their 11-year-old son Fritz
Apart from being a past sponsor of international terrorism and the West’s new best friend in North Africa, Libyan leader Muammar Gadaffi is also a crackpot dictator with the bizarrest […]
Late blight is back. The fungus, which spreads through its spores and caused the great Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s, emigrated to the United States back then and is […]