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WTF Is Going On With Network TV?

View this image › Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project. Courtesy of Fox. Fox Is in Last Place, and This Is Sort of Shocking Because American Idol was a monster that came to eat Earth, Fox has been the No. 1 network among 18- to 49-year-olds, the demographic advertisers care most about, since the 2004–5 …

Four Common Myths About Exercise And Weight Loss

Its that time of year when many are trying, and some are failing, to live up to their New Years’ resolution of losing weight. Many of these probably include resolutions to be more physically active in striving for this goal. But first, there are some common misconceptions about exercise and weight loss that need to …

Life In Tehran Vs. Life In New York

1. Traffic View this image › Via theguardian.com New Yorkers may complain about traffic in the city but in Tehran, traffic is almost unbearable during rush hour. Majd had difficulty transporting his infant son in the unsafe cabs in Tehran and says that he’s often seen children sitting on laps or driving cars themselves. 2. …

The Five Biggest Threats To Human Existence

In the daily hubbub of current “crises” facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 years from now, but 1,000 or 10,000 years from now. I use the word “hope” because we face risks, called existential risks, that threaten to wipe out humanity. …

Thrilling penguin news! Chile is killing an iron mine that would harm the waddly birds.

Photo by farenheit75/Flickr. Ah, Chile. While not typically top of mind for the average American, the unassuming coastal strip has quietly become a sort of … yang to our yin. The delicate floral sucking candy to our taste-bud-annihilating chocolate-caramel-peanut butter-sour-red-hot mouth bomb. And, increasingly, they are the #RESIST window sticker to America’s MAGA hat. While …