Oldest Facebooker Took Time Off From ‘Looking for a Good Book to Read’…

Facebook isn't just for the young punks anymore — it's perfect for old people who, cast away from their families (because Americans don't value all the awesome stories their seniors have to tell about bygone times on the frontier), want to make new internet friends. The fastest-growing user demographic, according to… » 8/29/12 11:00am 8/29/12 11:00am

A State-By-State Guide to 2012's Anti-Choice Laws (So Far)

No matter what you call this golden era in American legislating — the War on Women, the Imaginary War on Caterpillars, Tamponaroo — 2012 is, for better or worse, an exciting/harrowing time to have female anatomy, or to be a guy who enjoys having sexual relations with or cares about people who have female anatomy. But… » 5/11/12 11:10am 5/11/12 11:10am

Big Box Stores Are Ruining Everything and Filling Us All With Hate

There's a certain amount of hate that's inspired by having to shop in a big box store like Best Buy or Walmart. The endless aisles, the bad lighting, the overwhelming amount of goods, and the often-terrible service can all make for a soul-deadening experience. And when someone rams into your leg with their cart, it… » 4/13/12 1:20pm 4/13/12 1:20pm

MIT Offers Awesome Classes to Give Nerds Social Skills

Nerds may be able to let their freak flags fly in the protected confines of the MIT campus, but the same can't necessarily be said for the real world. That's why the school has wisely been offering something called "Charm School" for its students. CBS Sunday Morning went inside this elective day of classes that covers… » 3/04/12 10:15pm 3/04/12 10:15pm

Your Phone Is Making You Into a Terrible Person


Anyone who spends any time in public knows that there are any number of ways a cell phone can turn a person into an asshole, but now science has discovered yet another way that phones are ruining us and destroying our social fabric. It turns out, according to a study from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith… » 2/21/12 10:00am 2/21/12 10:00am