Humans Have Been Doing Weird Shit to Make Themselves Look Good for Some Time Now

Considering that people used to wear mouse skin as fake eyebrows, bleed themselves to look paler and dye their teeth black to match their hair makes our time of wax strips, chemical peels and Skrillex hair seem a lot less strange. We're just contributing to the ageless human tradition of doing crazy-ass things to… »3/30/12 4:30pm3/30/12 4:30pm

When Everyone Thinks Your Deadly Allergy Is Just A Fad

While food now regularly comes with a warning label if it "may contain nuts" and many schools are instituting no-peanut policies, researchers have found that many people still don't believe in nut allergies. That presents a huge problem for parents whose kids could die if someone in the room decides to unwrap a peanut… »8/16/11 11:54pm8/16/11 11:54pm

British Lad Mags: Root Of All Ills Or Symptom Of The Bigger, Sexist Picture?

Michael Grove, the shadow education secretary and a prominent Conservative in England, gave a speech today »8/04/08 9:30am8/04/08 9:30am at a meeting organized by the think tank IPPR condemning lad mags (like , , and ) for promoting "instant-hit hedonism" and presenting women as "permanently, lasciviously, uncomplicatedly available." The result,…