Poor Countries Like Trade, Rich Countries Hate It

In what is sure to baffle and irritate both modernizaton and dependency theorists, a recent survey by PewResearch suggests that poor countries love international trade... and rich countries (frequently) hate it (or are at least skeptical of it). Way to defy stereotypes, world. » 9/17/14 3:40pm Today 3:40pm

All-New X-Men #32 Casts Its Heroes To The Four Winds (Spoilers)

All-New X-Men has subtly shown us that our chrono-displaced X-Men are at their strongest when they're working as a team. This is true for the comic itself, as well. Unfortunately, after last month's chapter, none of our heroes are together, anymore. They're all over the damn place… even other dimensions. (Spoilers… » 9/17/14 3:25pm Today 3:25pm

The Online Legacy of a Suicide Cult and the Webmasters Who Stayed Behind

Every month, the bills get paid on time. The emails get answered, and any orders filled. Which, for HeavensGate.com, is positively extraordinary. Because as far as the public is aware, every last member of the suicide cult died 17 years ago from a cocktail of arsenic and apple sauce. A few stayed behind, though.… » 9/17/14 1:38pm Today 1:38pm

Your Mixtape Weekly Reminder #1

This is your first weekly reminder. Since this particular contest has a three week window you get an extra weekly reminder absolutely free! We've had some excellent submissions so far, and I can't wait to see what everyone else comes up with. My list is currently 3 hours long so it needs a bit of cutting. Anyways,… » 9/17/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

What You Need to Know about Lagarfljótsormurinn

Do you like lake monsters? Is Nessie ignoring your calls? Is Ogopogo just rude? Mokele-mbembe just not your style? That's okay, because a municipal commission in Eggilstaðir, Iceland has concluded that a 2012 video of Lagarfljótsormurinn is authentic and merits further investigation. » 9/17/14 12:24pm Today 12:24pm

So t.v. question who makes the cut?

So now that I am getting older and am getting back into gaming and have a podcast that is going very well I am having a problem. What t.v. shows are gonna make the cut are get cut. All the new shows (for the exception of the cw) Start next week. I still have 6 episodes of The Strain, Under the Dome, and 3-4 of fallign… » 9/17/14 8:18am Today 8:18am