How China Deals With Internet-Addicted Teens Is Kind Of Shocking. And Maybe A Good Idea?

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The idea of treating a teen for an “addiction” to the Internet may seem a bit silly. But as this video shows, it goes way beyond some kid texting too much at dinner. Debilitating compulsive behavior can be destructive in whatever form it takes, even if it’s in digital form. But while the fact that […]

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Some Creepy Dudes Said Some Creepy Things To This Scientist. So She Is Addressing Them In Public.

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DISCLOSURE: I’m a dude on the Internets. As a dude on the Internets, I’ve always taken for granted how easy I have it, being a dude. My female co-workers at Upworthy constantly get creepy messages that go far beyond the messages I get from strangers. They have it much harder than I do simply because […]

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You'll Never Believe How Much Isaac Newton Knew About 'Heavenly Bodies' #Science #Sex #Scandal

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Remember when those climate scientists had their emails hacked and a bunch of people freaked out? Turns out, most of us have crazy stuff in our email. Does that make us bad at our jobs? Just to be clear, “Climategate” has been thoroughly discredited. Ad hominem arguments, though, will probably never go out of style. […]

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