1. Stuffing This is a food I will never understand. People use Thanksgiving as an excuse to consume a mass of soggy bread that successfully incubates every pathogen that should be cooked out of a turkey. Additionally, the fact that you have to shove said stuffing into the turkey from the bottom up is incredibly […]

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We’ve all been there: that moment when all of your responsibilities, lack of sleep, guilt and obligations add up and make you want to ignore everything and just lay in bed. Rather than checking the same old Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed, why not expand your horizons a little? Behold: the 10 most entertaining, pointless […]

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The Mannequin Challenge is the latest internet craze, being labeled the new Ice Bucket Challenge. The concept is quite simple: people upload videos of themselves as though they’re frozen in time. This trend started last week and has taken social media by storm, with celebrities and influencers partaking with enthusiasm by pretending to be mannequins. […]

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National Geographic and Leonardo DiCaprio just released a documentary about climate change with some pretty interesting facts. You can watch the movie in full here. Here is my summary of some of the major points of the film: 1. Climate change’s grave consequences are approaching faster than previously predicted. Climate change is not just our […]

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On this week’s episode of the podcast “This American Life,” host Ira Glass talked about people trying to become something they aren’t. The first part of the episode, entitled “Becoming a Badger,” included a report of a man trying to do just that: become a badger. As I listened to the ways this full-grown man […]

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Our planet is beautiful. It’s full of marvelous places and populated by diverse creatures, yet we are killing it. I am not here to point my finger toward all of mankind saying, “Look what you’ve done,” as the stereotypical mother would do with her child. Honestly, I drive a car. I am also a smoker, […]

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Human beings are said to differ from animals because we possess logos, also known as the rational faculty that allows us to make decisions. Throughout the years, the world has witnessed a fierce array of philosophers who argued our superiority and our greatness due to our intellectual capacity: We are capable of understanding, of reasoning and […]

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Gone are the days when a meat lover, who was paradoxically also an animal lover, had to feel guilty after devouring an extra-rare steak. We are standing at the edge of a technological revolution in the food industry — laboratory-grown meat. Meat will soon be grown without harming any animals in the process. And that’s […]

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The animal farm has taken over Twitter. Chicken Treat, an Australian barbecue fast-food chicken restaurant, introduced a unique marketing technique by hiring a hen named Betty to take over its Twitter account. The company placed a computer in Betty’s coop for the past week, allowing her pecks and steps to publish tweets such as: s`12Zqg1hbjuiq9QAIzuxudeedcxceecfcddd […]

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On Thursday, Odense Zoo in Denmark publicly dissected a nine-month-old lion in front of a large crowd which included many children who were on a school break. This male lion, along with two of its siblings, was put down in February 2015 after the zoo was unable to find another facility in Europe that would […]

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