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The Onion’s 2017 Oscar Picks

The 89th Academy Awards features a more diverse slate of film and actor nominees than in past years, though the ceremony could still field #OscarsSoWhite criticism. Here are The Onion’s picks for who should take home the coveted Oscar statuettes:

A Timeline Of The EPA

A recently introduced House bill that would dissolve the Environmental Protection Agency questions the value of what this agency does and what its goals are. The Onion provides a timeline of the EPA’s 47-year history:
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Facebook Reaches 1 Billion Users

The 8-year-old social networking site Facebook now has 1 billion active monthly users, with roughly one of every seven people in the world holding an account, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg. What do you think?

  • “I’d be worried about having the personal information of so many people in one system if I didn’t completely trust Facebook’s latest privacy policy.”

    Martin Goris Agricultural Engineer
  • “Things always get more popular once there’s a movie.”

    Donald Hickox Military Recruiter
  • “Are you telling me 6 billion people don’t use Facebook? What am I doing on there? Am I some sort of freak?”

    Ava Westcott Noodle-Press Operator
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