Study Proves 'Patient Zero' of the AIDS Epidemic Was No Such Thing 

Early coverage of the AIDS epidemic labeled flight attendant Gaëtan Dugas as “Patient Zero,” painting him as a sort of hyper-sexual boogeyman, creating a popular perception that he singlehandedly introduced HIV to America. A new study of blood samples from the late ‘70s confirms that he did not—the virus’s presence in…

A Parapsychologist Once Donned a Sheet and Tried to Haunt an X-Rated Movie Screening 

Picture this: It’s 1960. You’re settling in to enjoy an X-rated film at a local theater, minding your own business, when suddenly, a man appears draped in a sheet and wanders back and forth across your line of sight. Would you find this spooky? Or just incredibly weird and annoying? Or would you even notice at all?


Libertarian VP Candidate Bill Weld Kinda Sorta Tells Supporters to Go Ahead and Vote for Hillary 

Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate Bill Weld, whose running mate Gary Johnson is more passionate about fucking mountains than mastering policy basics, has been experiencing a public existential crisis about his role in this election for a while now. With a recent statement, Weld circled ever-closer to the…

House Republicans Are Pumped to Badger Hillary Clinton With 'Years' Of Hearings After She's Elected

What are Republican leaders to do, faced with a suppository made of candy corn for a presidential candidate? Stick your fingers in your ears, hum loudly, wait to lose this thing, and eagerly look forward to the time when you can begin badgering President-elect Hillary Clinton with mountains of gleefully pointless…