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Workplace productivity is the latest casualty of the 2016 election

Politics have infiltrated the workplace, which spells disaster for employees' productivity.

Donald Trump's Second Amendment comments were even more dangerous than they seem

Trump is leaving a mark that will last long beyond November.
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Poet Nails the Problem With “White Feminism” in Under 90 Seconds

" ... aka actual f*cking feminism."

A 10-Year-Old Just Drew the Only Cartoon About Flint That Anybody Needs to See

These drawings by a 10-year-old are all you need to see about the Flint water crisis.
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This Robot Can Write Political Speeches Just as Well as the Human Robots Who Already Do

Sarah Palin's communications team needs one of these.

New Aaliyah Music Will be Dropping on Christmas — Here’s How to Listen

Fans of Aaliyah will be getting a great gift on Christmas day.
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The Scientific Theories Behind 9 of the Biggest Mysteries in Music

Why does music mean so much to us?
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This Is What Frats Would Look Like if They Were Really Greek

Nope, not Greek.

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Use This Simple New App and You'll Never Look at Groceries the Same Way Again

And no, it has nothing to do with nutritional information.
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The Sad, Bizarre Truth About UFO Conspiracy Theorists

A new documentary reveals the fascinating story behind a decades-long obsession.
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"Corrupt, Fucked, and Broken." What Young People Really Think of the Political System.

A new survey shows that young people only have bad things to say about American politics.

10 Gorgeous Quotes About Love You Won't See on a Hallmark Valentine's Day Card

How to say "I love you," without the clichés.

Capitol Hill's History Set to Game Of Thrones — Your Day Just Got a Whole Lot Better

The Architect of the Capitol released a great video on the development of Capitol Hill. It reminded us of something else ....
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Remembering the D.C. Visionary Doug Bailey

My boss, turned mentor, turned friend and neighbor taught me all there is to know about politics, being a good person and – perhaps most of all – being a good person in politics.
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Jon Stewart Leaving: Is It at the Worst Possible Time?

As the Obama administration struggles to defend itself in the coming months, the usual voice of the progressive conscience will be nowhere to be found.
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Marijuana Legalization 2013: Drug War Hardliners Won't Be Swayed By New Scientific Evidence

A recent study has found that marijuana may be less likely to cause bladder cancer than cigarretes. It's dust in the wind to everyone who might be able to enact policy. Who cares?

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Millennials Can Lead the Way In Promoting Civil Debate

Civility is a cause that makes progress slowly at best. Millenials should realize that they're uniquely positioned when it comes to promoting civil debate.
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Nerd Prom 2013: The Modern Freemasons

The White House Correspondents' Dinner might be more accurately called the Modern-Day Freemasons Gathering.
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Gun Control Debate: Why Can't Americans Talk About Guns Like Adults?

Why can't America talk rationally about gun control? The answer, surprisingly, can be found in philosophy.
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YouTube CPAC 2013 Allen West Speech Video: Watch West's CPAC Speech Online

Former Florida Congressman Allen West addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Thursday.
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State of the Union: Stronger, the "Rubble has Been Cleared"

Expect Obama to mention a few specific policies that could have an outsize effect on millennials. Following, GOP contenders Marco Rubio and Rand Paul will play their own hands.

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Where Solyndra Went Wrong, and How it Harmed All Energy Development

On the one-year anniversary of the company's collapse, a look at how the company has harmed American energy security.
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How Conservatives Have Demonized Science Learning in America

Science is critical in crafting public policy even though its findings can be controversial. Ignoring the role of science in politics won't improve public trust or understanding of science.
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Obama vs Romney Fight Should Focus on Their Policies, Not Their Characters

Romney and Obama are both highly successful and talented people. Let's zero in on the policy products that their brains produced.
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Washington Primary Results: Derek Kilmer Race Could Be Biggest in November 2012

The race for District 6 could be prologue to a bigger battle come November.