Don’t give Facebook and YouTube credit for shrinking Alex Jones’ audience | Julia Carrie Wong

Internet platforms were making money by placing Infowars content in front of those who would not otherwise view itIt is an iron law of the internet that any attempt to censor or suppress information will inevitably result in the increased dissemination of that information. Just as the laws of thermodynamics undergird everything we know and can learn about the...

Culture Podcast: So Game of Thrones Got Kind of Boring, Huh?

Not too long ago, our podcast booth was full of merriment. For countless minutes we would regale each other with recaps of our favorite moments on Game of Thrones and just laugh and laugh. That was like two weeks ago. This week, however, were worried. Sundays episode of HBOs massive fantasy series was, well, dull. And were starting to...

The 5 worst things about moving to Canada

Americans have a long history of threatening to move to Canada. Whether it's to escape an unpopular president, unfavorable economic conditions, or to avoid paying taxes, many Americans unhappy with the status quo have pondered whether our neighbor to the North could be a good Plan B. The promise of free healthcare, zero gun violence, and generous parental...

Pilots had safety concerns months before NYC helicopter crash, lawyer says

(CNN)Months before a helicopter crashed in New York's East River, killing five people, pilots at Liberty Helicopters warned management of safety issues, an attorney representing several pilots said.Five people died when the Liberty Helicopters chopper crashed on March 11. The pilot, who managed to free himself, was the sole survivor. The passengers had chartered the trip for a...

US-led strike caused civilian deaths in Mosul, Iraqi official says

Irbil, Iraq (CNN)A coalition airstrike on an ISIS truck laden with explosives led to the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul, a senior Iraqi military officer said Sunday.The US-led coalition has acknowledged hitting an explosives-laden vehicle in a March 17 strike; the coalition said separately that a review of its airstrikes indicated one strike occurred that day in...

Dashcam video shows Montana police shooting man as he steered car away

Analysis of footage highlights officers were prepared to use weapons well before making contact with Loren Simpson, who died after being shot at 24 timesDisturbing footage has emerged of a fatal police shooting in Montana in 2015, which shows that an unarmed man attempted to steer his vehicle away from two officers before they opened fire 24 times with...