Even Death Penalty Supporters Will Think Twice After Learning How It's Actually Carried Out

In 2013, 39 people were executed in the U.S. How many of them faced cruel and unusual punishment?

The FBI Just Edited Its Mission Statement ... and Took Out One Big Thing

They're no longer a "law enforcement" agency?

College Football Playoff: This is What the BCS Playoff Will Look Like in 2015

If this were next year, would Auburn and Florida State have made it this far?

How Instagram is Keeping Art Alive

Smartphones and social media are revitalizing the art world, purists be damned.

Watch Real-Time Births and Deaths in the U.S. — It's Mesmerizing, Sobering

The Census Bureau says a person will be born in America every 8 seconds, and die every 12 seconds. But what does that look like?

Brazil Prepares for the World Cup By Silencing Favela Culture

Just another part of a systemic campaign to tame the country's slum communities.

How the Whole "Kim Jong-un Fed His Uncle to Dogs" Story Probably Started

No, Kim Jong-un probably didn't feed his uncle to dogs. He just had him machine-gunned to death in a public spectacle.

A Family Has Found Their Missing Son in This AP Photo

His family had feared the worst.

What It's Like to Teach Computer Science in a Country That Bans Google

A glimpse into life in North Korea.

The Korean Clothing Trend Breaking Down Dating Barriers

Who needs PDA when you have matching outfits?

Know What's Worse Than Freezing Temps? Global Warming Jokes.

Blistering cold doesn't invalidate global warming science.

4 Charts Show Which U.S. States Are Booming

Is yours one of them?

4 Reasons Jimmy Fallon Will Be the Greatest 'Tonight Show' Host Since Johnny Carson

He's about to bring 20-something culture into mainstream late night TV.

Bill De Blasio Flops On Big Campaign Promise

Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to reform stop and frisk as a candidate, but his choice of Bill Bratton for police commissioner calls that into question.

2014 May Finally Bring the Market Correction Some Experts Are Freaking Out About

"Some event is going to set people off and when it does, plenty of investors will be hitting the register."

The Complete History of South Sudan in 24 Photos

The world's youngest country is on the verge of civil war. Here's what you need to know.

These Charts Show Why Workers Have Every Right to Fight for a Higher Minimum Wage

The disparity between rich and poor is at levels unseen since 1928. The federal minimum wage has a lot to do with it.

11 People Who Were Famous Before Serving in Congress

Congressman Clay Aiken? If these people can do it, why not?

'Downton Abbey' Season 4 Premiere: Why the Series is Better Without Matthew

No one should miss this character.

7 Democrats Who Could Give Hillary Clinton a Big Headache in 2016

Believe it or not, it's probable that the former secretary of state will have to work to win her party's presidential nomination.

Sea Slugs Like it Rough

Yes ... in the way that you think.

Bruce Springsteen Leaked His New Album in the Most Unexpected Way

Has The Boss gone corporate?

This GOP Senate Candidate's "Thought Experiment" Is Pretty Nuts

He wants to move the U.S. Capitol from D.C. to ... where?