A Conversation With Johari Osayi Idusuyi, the Hero Who Read Through a Trump Rally

The identity of the woman who perfectly expressed a sane person’s reaction to being at a Donald Trump rally by whipping out a book and refusing to put it down has been revealed. Twenty-three year-old Johari Osayi Idusuyi is the woman behind the head flip heard ‘round the nation. »11/12/15 11:10am11/12/15 11:10am


81-Year-Old Woman, Last Fluent Speaker of Her Language, Learns to Type to Make a Dictionary

Marie Wilcox, an octogenarian Native American woman from the San Joaquin Valley in California, was born on Thanksgiving in 1933; she grew up in a one-room house with the grandmother who delivered her and spoke her native Wukchumni, and I believe this video will assure you—Marie is better than you or I will ever be. »11/11/15 5:35pm11/11/15 5:35pm

American Servicemen Tackle Suspected Terrorist on French Train

Three Americans, including two off-duty service members, are being praised as heroes after apprehending a suspected terrorist on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris. The Americans rushed the suspect and knocked him unconscious with his own AK-47, the New York Times reports. »8/22/15 2:15pm8/22/15 2:15pm

Jamie Lynn Spears Is the Celebrity Monarch for Krewe of Mardi Paws

Jamie Lynn Spears, who we last saw being a hero when she broke up a fight at a Pita Pit by calmly threatening a whole group of brawling dudes with a knife, will be the celebrity monarch at this year's Krewe of Mardi Paws parade. Ideally, this will be the first of many honors for the far superior Spears sister. »2/02/15 7:00pm2/02/15 7:00pm

Heroic Grocery Clerk Saved Hostages During Parisian Market Siege

Amidst the horrific news that's come out of Paris this week, a ray of humanity appears: a 24-year old Muslim grocery clerk, Lassana Bathily, who was working at the kosher market that came under terrorist siege the day after masked gunmen shot and killed 12 at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, managed to save 15… »1/10/15 12:15pm1/10/15 12:15pm

Are You Hurting Your Brain By "Hate-Watching" Bad Television?

Everybody does it. We obsessively watch TV shows that we kind of despise, and then we mock them, and complain about them on the internet afterwards. "Hate-watching" is a thing now. What's going on — are we just masochists? Are we doing serious damage to our bodies? What's the worst thing that could happen to us? »11/03/14 4:29pm11/03/14 4:29pm