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Burlington, Vermont, Just Did What No Other City Has Done

This could be a model for American cities for years to come.
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11 Things We Need to Stop Saying to People With Tattoos Immediately

There are far too many misconceptions about one of humanity's oldest practices.

7 Fall Concert Tours With Better Openers than Headliners

Make sure to get there early.
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This Badass Pageant Shows Miss America What True Beauty Really Looks Like

This is the kind of pageant we should be celebrating.
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Archaeologists Just Uncovered Massive Ancient Ruins Older Than the Pyramids

And it was under our noses the whole time.

Teenage Girls Stand Up to School Dress Code (Which Doesn't Affect Boys, of Course)

The girls have responded to the sexist rules by defying them.
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The Islamic State Has Set Its Sights on the Pope

The group is ruthless when it comes to threatening leaders.
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MIT's New Robot Cheetah Is Terrifying

This thing scarily exceeds human capability.
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Why the World Should Actually Care About Africa's Ebola Epidemic, in One Alarming Chart

And why Obama's decision to send in troops is the right call.

If You're Under the Age of 30, You've Never Experienced This Phenomenon

We need to act before it's too late.
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The Case Against Tipping, in 3 Charts

A new study shows why we need to end the practice.
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'Happy Valley' Treats Rape the Way Most TV Shows Are Too Afraid Of

If you're not talking about this show yet, you will be soon.
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7 Lies Hollywood Tells Us About Life as an Artist

Being an artist in real life looks much, much different.
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Public School Districts Are Getting Some Insane Weapons From the Pentagon

The militarization of law enforcement is even inside school zones.
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One Lawmaker Is Striking a Major Blow Against the Washington Redskins

This may be the beginning of the end for the Washington Redskins as we know them.
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Senate Republicans Block Equal Pay Protection For Women — For The Fourth Time

When it comes to equal pay for women, the fourth time wasn't the charm.

The Best Hip-Hop Is Living On A Blog You Haven't Read

If you aren't reading RapFest, you should start.
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A Few Republicans Really, Really Want Ground Troops in Iraq

But is this something America really wants?
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Christian Martial Artists Want to Fight You In the Name of Jesus

“Can you love your neighbor as yourself and at the same time knee him in the face as hard as you can?”
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Inspiring 6-Year-Old Takes on Her Illness in the Toughest Way Possible

She is in and out of hospitals, but that doesn't keep her out of the ocean.