Hurricane Season 2017: The truth about US storms and climate change

One expert says 2017's hurricane season will have above average in activity.

3 surprising ways a temp job can take your career to the next level

Temp work doesn't (always) suck as much as you think it does.

No, having an abortion isn't linked to anxiety and depression

Women denied access to abortion are much more likely to experience anxiety and depression than women who undergo the procedure.

California man burned a hole in his esophagus — from eating ghost pepper

A cautionary tale when a spicy meal became life-threatening

5 Ways Ghost Sightings Get Shut Down By Science and Logic

Ghosts aren't real, but science is.

2.3 Million Years Ago, These Stars Exploded — And Left a Radioactive Mark on Earth

Thankfully, the planet didn't get completely roasted.

5 Things Cities Can Do to Move Toward Sustainability

Here's how cities can head toward a more sustainable future.


Who Should Pay on a First Date? Pretty Much Whoever Wants To

It's time to update the rule about who pays for the first date.

Here Are the 5 Best Apps to Help You Organize Your Life

Here are the best organization apps for your busy life.

Science Says Dudes Overeat on Dates, and This Is Why

Dude, where's my seventh helping of pie?

Here's How You Know You're With the Person You Should Really Be With

Ready for this step? You might be ready for anything.

#DescribeYourSexLifeInATVShow Reveals Just How Exciting Everyone's Sex Lives Really Are

Well, that's not reassuring.


The Secret to the Perfect Anniversary Gift, According to Science

It doesn't need to cost money...

The Real Reason Kids Movies Are So Much More Emotional Than "Adult" Ones

Are you too "adult" for a "kids" movie?

This Alarming Study Will Make You Rethink What You Feed Your Children

What you feed them today they'll be eating for the rest of their life.

The GOP's Most Reliable Voters Are Becoming an Endangered Species

And it may give Democrats a chance.

These Mesmerizing Maps of Where People Jog Reveal Something Telling About Major U.S. Cities

It's not just the best running routes across America.

How Tech Companies are Making the Rich Richer and the Poor Poorer

Wal-Mart is better for high unemployment rates in America than Amazon.

Your Daily News: Presented to You By White Men

White men still dominate the news industry, and this means women and non-whites are not being represented by the media.

For Boston Bruins Fans, Porn Heals All Wounds

Dejected Bruins fans turned to porn after suffering a defeat in the Stanley Cup.

Stop Treating Dads Like Inept, Dim-Witted Parents

With most of society making men seem like incapable parents, a recent Atlantic article contradicts the ridiculous stereoype and does so beautifully.

ME ME ME Generation: Millennials Are Diverse, So Why Isn't Media Coverage Of Them?

With the United States more racially diverse than it has ever been, why isn't the representation of millennials more equitable?

An Open Letter to Mattel and American Girl

American Girl dolls used to represent girls who bravely struggled against the status quo to fight for freedom; now, they bake muffins and are predominantly white.

Daftpunk SNL Ad: What We Know About the New Album, Richard the Lionheart: Secrets Revealed By King's Embalmed Heart

Some great reads and cool videos from across the web, as featured in this morning's Mic Check newsletter.

Smoking Ban: Support For These Laws in Public and Outdoor Areas is Growing Quickly

Smoke free zones are increasing across America, including universities, public parks and beaches.

Hurricane Isaac 2012: Everything You Need to Know About Hurricanes, Especially This One

The 2012 hurricane season is heating up fast. This quick guide will tell you everything you need to know about how hurricanes work and what to expect this season.