You Can Now Smoke Weed On Your Front Lawn

(In Denver and parts of Michigan ... But it's a start.)

4 Companies Control the U.S. Banking Sector — This Chart Shows How

How "too big to fail" became a reality, in one chart.

Britney Spears Taught Us Way More About Sex Than Middle School Sex Ed Ever Could

Watching "Baby One More Time" was more educational than that time our sex-ed teachers put condoms on bananas.

5 Things My Gen X Manager Taught Me About Millennials

Or, why you should be better friends with your boss.

This Simple GIF Sums Up What's Wrong With America

Just look at how much more money the rich are making compared with the rest of us.

Crip Walk: The Pop Culture Sensation That Came From Violent Gangsters

Is it harmless, fancy footwork, or a nod to thousands of killers?

Spike Lee's Films Aren't About Racist Characters, They're About Flawed People

White or black, Spike Lee's characters are always flawed and always in the midst of a major moral challenge.

Nobody is Buying a PC Anymore — Here's Why

Slowly but surely, traditional desktops and laptops are going the way of the dodo. So what are people using?

The One Chart That Should Scare the Hell Out Of America

Young people are opting out of the job market.

Why the Best Player in the NBA Isn't the Most Valuable

One of the best basketball players in the league may not be flashy, but he deserves to be the MVP.

These Brave Activists Won't Rest Until Violence Against Women is History

And they're not the only ones speaking up.

The UFC May Be Controversial, But It Doesn't Hurt Men

MMA fighting is a brutal sport, but it doesn't make men brutish.

This is the Next Big Thing in Retail — Worth Billions Of Dollars

The underground drone economy is booming, with business owners from all across the spectrum rushing to buy in to the unmanned market.

This is America's Math, Science, and Reading Report Card. And It Sucks.

As usual, Southeast Asia is kicking everyone's ass in reading, math, and science, followed by Europe and Canada.

Immigration Reform 2013: Catholic Clergy Plead For Action

More than a dozen Catholic clergy from towns along the U.S.-Mexico border are urging Congress to take immediate action on immigration reform.

11 Beautiful Abandoned Places Around the World

Because nothing says spooky-beautiful like abandoned amusement parks.

10 Great Holiday Gift Ideas For That Special Politician

It's the holiday season once again, which means only the best will do for your favorite pols.

What Europe's Last Dictatorship Can Teach Us About Ukraine Protests

The millennials have spoken.

99% Of Edward Snowden's Secret Files Still Haven't Been Published

The editor of the Guardian says he has much, much more information from the NSA whistleblower.

In 1982, the White House Press Corps Thought AIDS Was a Joke

"The president doesn't have gay plague, is that what you're saying?"

Police Shoot a Man Dead in Iceland — For the First Time Ever

Here's why police killing an armed suspect in Iceland made international headlines.

Iran Sanctions Bill Could Be An Ingenious Exercise in Diplomacy

As the Senate readies sanctions against Iran, Obama looks like a hero. And maybe that's the point.