Colbert Solves Hurricane Gender Problem with 'Hurricane Butch McBalls'

Earlier this week, media outlets reported on a study that found that people are less likely to take a hurricane seriously if it has female name. While to us it might seem stupid (and sexist) to forgo fretting over Hurricane Sandy because she sounds sweet and Grease is your favorite movie, Stephen Colbert — a man of… »6/05/14 1:20pm

Study Shows Hurricanes With Female Names Don't Get Taken Seriously

A new study making the rounds today claims that hurricanes with female names kill more people than storms with male names because people are less inclined to believe that something with a feminine name can kill them and therefore less likely to take seriously the storm's threat. While "Proven By Science: Sexism Can … »6/02/14 5:40pm