Please Be Inspired by the Badass Women of the 2015 MacArthur Genius Grant

This year’s women recipients of the MacArthur Genius grant, which awards annual $625,000 fellowships to innovative people doing ill shit for the world, include a neuroscientist, a tap dancer, a historian, an off-Broadway set designer, a photographer and a poet. LET’S GET INSPIRED. »9/29/15 10:05am9/29/15 10:05am

It's Almost Impossible to Convince People They're Wrong About Stuff

It happens constantly on the internet: Despite mountains of scientifically rigorous concrete evidence, there are certain falsehoods that people simply insist on believing. Sexism isn't real. Vaccines cause autism. Barack Obama is a secret Muslim Kenyan socialist terrorist. Fat people are lazy. Pitch Perfect is a good… »5/23/14 5:30pm5/23/14 5:30pm