Our Information Society is Not Yielding More Knowledge

In today’s world, modern celebrities and artists seem to be primarily concerned with their image and whether or not it is aligned with the politically correct thought of the day. It is for this reason that it’s easy to sit up and take note when a celebrity actually goes against the grain of today’s conventional

Anti-Illegal Immigration Ads Violate Twitter’s ‘Hate Speech’ Rules

Written by Will Racke Twitter has rejected a conservative organization’s request to promote tweets highlighting the harmful effects of illegal immigration, apparently because using the word “illegal” to refer to immigrants violates the company’s hate speech rules. Organizations can pay Twitter to re-up previously posted tweets in the form of promoted content. The promoted tweets function

Chinese Teen Dies Within 48 Hours Of Entering Internet Addiction Camp

By Cory Wolfe A Chinese teenager has died less than 48 hours after admission into a controversial internet addiction camp. Li Ao, an 18-year-old man in Anhui province, was a well-mannered son other than seemingly having lost interest in everything except the Internet, his mother said. Liu Dongmei said her son had developed a serious internet

Why Smart People Aren’t Necessarily Rich

  If what my web analytics tell me is true, many of you reading this article have above-average IQs, but only a small percentage of you would crack the upper class in terms of income. Why is that? As the edge-laden question goes, “If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich?” Well, IQ does have

Bill Maher is Starting to Sound Like Pat Buchanan on Immigration

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s Real Time, host Bill Maher sounded a little like—forgive me—Pat Buchanan. Discussing immigration and multiculturalism in America with guests Jon Meacham and Fareed Zakaria, Maher said immigration was a topic “worthy of debate,” particularly since the United States has had difficulty assimilating immigrants in recent decades. “One of the first

How Dumb Laws Get Innocent People in Trouble

There are a lot of weird laws these days. In fact, many of them are so dumb that it seems unlikely they would ever be enforced. But there are other weird laws that are enforced with a vengeance – even on those who are doing their best to be law-abiding citizens. An example of the

It’s the Little Things You Say and Do (or Fail to Say or Do)

Written By Keith Hanson The United States Department of State could learn a few lessons that successful couples all know about managing relationships and keeping the peace. Anyone who has managed to maintain a committed relationship for more than a few years understands that it isn’t the big, bold, eye-catching things you do or say

Anthony Scaramucci’s Boneitis: A Pressing Concern UPDATED

By Your Third Choice Follow on Twitter: @YourThirdChoice It has come to our attention that Anthony Scaramucci, recent appointee to the position of Director of Communications, might be neglecting a fatal illness. Based on the single previously recorded instance of Boneitis, we know the affliction to currently be incurable and terminal. From the encyclopedia of practical,

School District Nixes Homework for Thousands of Students as Expert Says It’s Basically Useless

The anti-homework trend is growing. It started with the teacher from Texas who banned homework from her second grade class, encouraging families to spend time reading, playing, and eating together instead. It spread to a New Jersey elementary school, where the principal and his teaching staff voted to be homework free for the 2016-2017 school

‘Hate Facts’ – Yes, People Are Now Using That Term

Written by Michael Liccione It’s commonly said that a fact is what’s expressible by a statement that is “proven” to be true—e.g. statements such as “2+2=4” and “the Pacific is the earth’s largest ocean”—whereas opinions lack proof even when they happen to be true. Yet in an era when more and more reality is weaponized for