Month: March 2018

Federal report: high-tide flooding could occur ‘every other day’ by the end of this century

Placeholder while loading article actions Flooding at high tide, which can wash water onto roads and inundate homes and businesses, is an occasional occurrence in coastal areas. But its frequency has rapidly increased in recent years due to rising sea levels. Not just during storms, but also increasingly on sunny days. Years ago, the late […]

Tide Pod Challenge shouldn’t get politicians trying to outlaw stupidity

If modern America were to erect a statue in honor of a historical figure who most expresses the current zeitgeist, it couldn’t do better than Lothrop Withington, Jr. In 1939, the Harvard freshman bragged to his friends that he once swallowed a live fish. They bet him $10 that he couldn’t do it again, a […]

‘Tide Pod Challenge’ and more: 6 viral challenges that could make you lose faith in humanity

The year 2018 started some really terrible “challenges” that went viral. Many of them are dangerous to public health. The year 2018 started some really terrible “challenges” that went viral. Many of them are dangerous to public health. Here is a compilation of some of the most viral challenges encountered on social networks in recent […]

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