The good news: The New York Times called shenanigans on a quote in the same story the quote appeared in, saying "This is false." The less-exciting news: It happened in a story about competing pizza restaurants. But still, as Jay Rosen points out, praise is in order. This is something journalism needs more of, and if it has to start with a pizza feud, so be it.
Bowtied racist Tucker Carlson was enraged by today's murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis cop who killed black local George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for nine minutes. Videos of Carlson prissily declaring the end of American civilization are doing the rounds on social media, but none are so bizarre as this one.… READ THE REST
Steak-umm, a company that makes thinly sliced frozen steaks, has been fond of hectoring Neil deGrasse Tyson on Twitter since 2018, when it first dragged the problematic astrophysicist by tweeting "who cares" to one of his math factoids: Apparently Steak-umm still has a beef with deGrasse Tyson, because it just responded to one of his… READ THE REST
Vice President Harris is not in the military chain of command. She's a civilian and it would be tantamount to stolen valor if she did salute members of the United States armed forces. That doesn't matter to Fox News, always on the lookout for ways to whip their mini-brained viewers into a frothy fit. "VP… READ THE REST
It probably comes as no surprise that if you're looking for a dog breed that your insurance company will approve, the best bet is to avoid Doberman Pinschers, pit bulls, and Rottweilers. Or maybe you want a Chihuahua, which is one of the smallest breeds and also the longest living major breed at around 17… READ THE REST
When you go shopping for a new vehicle, it's natural to be dazzled by some of the amazing bells and whistles of some of the most forward-thinking new cars and trucks. However, if you were smart, you went shopping with a veteran of the car lots, who quickly reminded you that you would be paying… READ THE REST
It may surprise you to learn that the bacteria in your body outnumber the native cells by as much as 10-to-1. That means you could have any many as 300 trillion bacteria living inside you at any given moment. While the thought of living cells that aren't your own flooded throughout your body is likely… READ THE REST