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This Animated Video Shows the Wild Economics of Sex

Things just got a few degrees hotter in here.

16 Celebrities You Probably Didn't Know Were Jewish

They were chosen, in more ways than one.
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What's the Worst Stereotype About Every State, in 50 GIFs

From guidos to gay cowboys, this is the tapestry that is America.
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These Photos Being Shared From Venezuela Are Fake

Don't believe everything you see in your Twitter feed.
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The Polar Vortex Is Coming Back With a Vengeance

Enjoy the warmth while you can.
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Japan Has Eliminated Gun Deaths by Doing What the U.S. Won't

We can only dream of getting there.
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The World's Worst Countries for Modern Day Slavery

Yes, it's still happening today.
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The Truth About Who Owns Organic Food Companies, In One Chart

The answer is surprising.
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Here Is the Best Time to Buy a Plane Ticket to Europe — And Every Other Continent

Book for Asia in advance, but you can wait until the last minute for the Caribbean.
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5 Years Ago, This Is What the WhatsApp Founder Tweeted

Talk about a comeback.
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The Story Behind This Iconic and Viral Ukraine Protest Photo

"This is the kind of photograph that ends up in history books for decades to come."
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What the Media Gets All Wrong About Sex Work

This is getting in the way of creating solutions.
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The Struggle to Understand What It Means to Be Jewish in America Today

My quest for answers taught me a lesson I did not expect.

Watch Jonah Hill and Jimmy Fallon Sum Up the '90s in 2 Minutes Flat

The celebrity cameo is unreal.
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Colorado Estimated They'd Make $70M Off Pot. Right Now They're on Track for $98M. Wow.

The marijuana industry will end up make a ton of money for Colorado this year.
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11 Powerful Photos of Religious Tolerance Around the World

What peace looks like.
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Watch Viral Video From Ukraine That Paints the Protests in a Whole New Light

The video asks protesters: “What would you need to feel happy?”
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Overlay Maps Show Which Countries Really Win the Olympics, Relative to Geographic Size

Take a minute to remind yourself just how big these countries we are up against really are ...
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The IOC's Insane Response to the Brutal Whipping of Pussy Riot Is Unacceptable

Yeah, it is an "Olympic problem."

These Are the Innovative Projects That May Save the Music Industry

Finally, a few artists are making sense of the digital age.

9 Reasons St. Vincent Is an Indie Feminist Hero

She sings, shreds and smashes stereotypes all at once.
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7 Reasons Boston Is Poised to Become Tech Capital of the World

In a hotbed of venture capital funds, heavy education initiatives and a new young, tech-savvy chief of staff, Bean Town is ready to take on Silicon Valley and The Big Apple.
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The Real Faces of Entrepreneurship Don't Look Like They Do in Silicon Valley

Entrepreneurship isn't just about Silicon Valley, Silicon Alley and Silicone Prairie — it's about the bodega and the laundromat on your block.
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The Top Leaders in China and America LOVE 'House of Cards'

So what does that tell us about the people running these countries?

The Best Theory on Why Facebook Paid $19 Billion for WhatsApp

Is WhatsApp really worth $19 BILLION?
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The Tiny Orange Dots on This Map Account for 50% of U.S. GDP — A Unique Perspective

These are the economic power centers of America.
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A Fascinating and Hypnotic List Shows You How Many Times a Simple Event Happens

How many times does someone die? How many times does someone order pizza?

This Is What Happens Before and After a Facebook Breakup

And you know all the messages exchanged to the right of day 0, were extremely regretted.

Why Jimmy Fallon Videos Always Go Viral

He's completely changing TV.

This Secret Map Uncovers the Daily Struggle of Being Gay in the City of Beirut

In a city where being homosexual is punishable by law, an openly gay artist maps time and intimacy in one of the safer spaces available to him: his lover's car.

Network TV Is Killing the Best Part of Our Childhood

They're cultural touchstones! They're mini time machines! They're perfect entryways into the fictional world of your favorite shows!
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In a Breakthrough, Scientists Have Discovered a Way to Turn Off Nerves That Cause Pain

It's a radical treatment, but a game-changer for pain therapy.
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Proof the Ukraine Police Are Shooting at Protesters

This is some damning evidence.
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Ukrainian Skier Drops Out of Sochi in Protest Against Violence in Kiev

The IOC also denied the athletes' request to wear black armbands to honor the victims.