This Is What's Happening in Venezuela Right Now

Things haven't been this bad since 1989.

This Detailed Map of the Internet Drawn to Scale Is Fascinating

It's a strange and beautiful world.

Woman Gets Bullied for Her Beard, So She Shows the World What Real Beauty Looks Like

"I feel more feminine, more sexy and I think I look it too."

Revealed: Vladimir Putin's Gmail Inbox Has Been Completely Exposed

An exclusive look at the Russian leader's personal email inbox.

Why Your Image of the Strongest Man in America Is Probably Wrong

We know sexism impacts women, but what does it do to men?

12 Greatest Political Speeches in American History

That've shaped our nation.

17 #DangerousBlackKids You Should Watch Out For

This will twist your image of what a threatening black kid really is.

Watch Colbert School the Media on How to Interview a Trans Woman

Watch Janet Mock get the last word and Colbert get the last laugh.

A Neuroscientist Has Developed an App That Gives You Superhuman Vision After Repeated Use

A 25-minute visual "workout" using this app could boost your vision as high as 20/7.5.

Interactive Map Presents a New Way to Look at Human History, Using Cutting-Edge Science

Researchers are using human DNA in a unique way to provide clues to human migration.

House of Cards Is the Surprise Contender for Best LGBT Representation on Televison

Say goodbye to "struggle narratives" — this is how you do queer characters justice.

Women Around the World Are Using Sex Strikes to Create Social Change

Sometimes, abstinence is the answer.

7 Bizarre Ways Americans Do Business That People in Hong Kong Don’t Understand

From Hong Kong boardrooms to business dinners in mainland China, here's how not to behave when doing business.

Gay Russian Artist Says He Won't Let Being Exiled Stop Him From Fighting Putin

"I only have one life. I want to live my own life."

The Revolting Way Michael Dunn Describes His Trial — and Black People

He basically isn't trying to hide that he's a racist.

Has Your Netflix Been Streaming Slower Lately? There's a Sinister Reason for That.

You, the consumer, are being sucked into a cable war.

This New iPhone App Alerts You When There's a Drone Strike

Apple barely let it into the App Store.

Why Some Olympic Athletes Choke, While Others Are Unstoppable

It's about the brain, not the brawn.

Love Electronic Music? According to Pandora, You're a Democrat

And all y'all country fans must be Republicans.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Could Be the Biggest Risk Marvel Has Ever Taken

Watch the trailer, feel the power.

7 Real-Life Celebrity Couples Better Than Any Tabloid Fantasy

If Blair Waldorf and Seth Cohen can get married, there's hope for mankind yet.

The Story Behind the Olympics' Outrageous Sex Testing

It's anything but "fair."

What I’ve Learned Building Technology for a New Media Company

PolicyMic's CEO and Co-founder, Chris Altchek, shares advice on how to build a new media company with awesome technology.

Anyone Else Notice This Yesterday? A Major U.S. News Site Proudly Supporting Marijuana

It's a sign of the times that a major U.S. news site is totally comfortable with flying the pot leaf at the top of its homepage.

This Entrepreneur Thinks Genius Kids Will Save the World

From future hackers to astronauts, if her new TV pilot is any indication, she's right.

Here's How Much TV America Watches Compared to the Rest of the World

Television is more than just a pastime for Americans. It’s a way of life.

Homophobia Is So Toxic, It Can Actually Kill You

New study says homophobes die 2.5 years earlier than the less-prejudiced.

Check Out Jimmy Fallon's Insane Barbershop Quartet Cover of "Ignition (Remix)"

"Now usually I don't do this, but, um ..."

Why the Bode Miller Interview Wasn't Insensitive — It Was Good Journalism

Bode Miller's heartbreaking reaction says more about grief than it says about NBC.

Reality TV Has Sparked a Remarkable Job Boom in America

TV shows like 'Top Chef' and 'Project Runway' have influenced us more than we realize.

The "Principle 6 Movement" Looks Like It's Winning At the Olympics

The IOC will finally ready to take a stand against discrimination, at least at future Games.

Are Mammograms Needed? A New Study Has Sparked a Wave of Debate in the Medical Community

The researchers concluded that women who had mammograms were no less likely to die from breast cancer.

American Football Could Be an Olympic Sport in 2024

End zone dances are about to go global.

Rand Paul's Republican Revolution Should Be a Wake-Up Call For Democrats

Democrats need to take a hard look at how well we practice what we preach — and Rand Paul, despite himself, has helped us figure out how to do that.

Pentagon Wants to Use Electroshock Treatments on Sleepy Drone Operators

When caffeine and energy drinks just aren't enough...