My first list was accused of being too American-centric. So here are 10 more corrections to misconceptions that non-Listverse people may have but this time you’ll need your passport handy to read it. The Error: The former Soviet Union celebrated the October Revolution in October. Although the
When President Donald Trump announced on June 1 that he had decided to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, he asserted that staying in the pact would prevent our nation from further developing its fossil fuel reserves. Critics understandably have called this a setback for
From Jessie Char: You’re a really hard worker. Your time is poorly managed. You don’t know what to do with your life. Your boss knows you’re gullible. At least 40% of your diet consists of pre-packaged food. You send out work emails at inappropriate hours. You have no perspective on life. You
View this image ‘ In the last three years, perhaps the boldest thing Chef David Chang has done with food is let it rot. In his tiny Momofuku research and development lab in New York’s East Village, Chang and his head of R&D Dan Felder have obsessed over the many delicious things that happen when
http://twitter.com/#!/TheMorningSpew/status/303604269741903872 Rude, thoughtless actor Alec Baldwin is still neck-deep in his own mental muck after allegedly hurling a racial epithet at a New York Post photographer. He denies it, of course, but maybe we should give him the benefit of the doubt.
The claim that homosexual men share a ‘gay gene’ created a furore in the 1990s. But new research two decades on supports this claim – and adds another candidate gene. To an evolutionary geneticist, the idea that a person’s genetic makeup affects their mating preference is unsurprising. We see it
1. Lie: You drink a moderate, reasonable amount. View this image ‘ NBC / Via giphy.com Reality: You spend more money on alcohol than on food. 2. Lie: You only take cabs when absolutely necessary. Maybe once or twice a month? View this image ‘ Flickr: eflon / Creative Commons