Researchers at Oxford University recently determined the most controversial pages on Wikipedia by examining the website’s pages where content is most frequently changed—and later reverted—by volunteer editors.
Unsurprisingly, almost all fall into the traditionally polarizing topics of politics and religion.
The bio for George W. Bush topped the list, and anarchism, global warming and race placed high. Faith-based subjects including Muhammad, Jesus, Christianity, as well as circumcision also made the list. Read More
These German-engineered razors are sharper and about half the price of most major brands. And for every razor Harry’s sells, a blade or dollar equivalent is donated to The Mission Continues—an organization that provides returning veterans with six-month fellowships. Read More
In recent months, there have been several major advancements in the search for an HIV vaccine—breakthroughs that could lead to modern medicine’s greatest achievement.
A Canadian medical company called Sumagen has teamed with Western University in Ontario to complete the first round of successful clinical trials for a medication called SAV001-H, which boosts a patient’s natural antibodies. The researchers hope the vaccine could become the world’s first preventative HIV treatment. Read More
After the season four premiere of Duck Dynasty became the most highly rated reality show ever, the A&E hit is quickly on its way to another milestone: The most popular cable TV show of all time.
This season, the “guided reality” show about a Louisiana family and their duck hunting business is on track to be watched by more people than critically praised and culturally ubiquitous shows including The Walking Dead, Mad Men, Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones. Read More